D850

Camera Functions

Focus Shift Photography

During focus shift, the camera automatically varies focus over a series of photographs. This feature can be used to take photos that will later be combined using focus stacking. Before using focus shift, rotate the focus mode selector to AF and choose a release mode other than .

1. Focus step width: 2, Number of shots: 101
2. Focus step width: 2, Number of shots: 10

Sample image 1

Focus step width 2
Number of shots 101
Exposure smoothing OFF
Silent Photography ON
Image editing software Combine ZM
Lens AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED
Exposure mode Aperture-priority auto
Shutter speed 1/8 s
Aperture f/5.6
ISO sensitivity ISO 100

Sample image 2

Focus step width 2
Number of shots 10
Exposure smoothing OFF
Silent Photography ON
Image editing software Photoshop CC
Lens AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
Exposure mode Aperture-priority auto
Shutter speed 1/30 s
Aperture f/5.6
ISO sensitivity ISO 64


Procedure

Select Focus shift shooting.

Highlight Focus shift shooting in the photo shooting menu and press to display focus shift options.


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