D850

Camera Functions

Negative Digitizer

To record positives of copies of film negatives, press the i button and select Color negatives or Monochrome negatives for Negative digitizer.

Procedure

01. Position the negatives in front of a featureless white or graybackground.

We recommend using an AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED or other micro lens and either natural light or an artificial lightsource with a high Ra (color rendering index), such as a lightbox or a high-CRI fluorescent lamp.
02. In live view, press the button, highlight Negative digitizer, and press .

The colors in the display will be reversed.
03. Choose the film type.

Highlight Color negatives or Monochrome negatives and press OK.


04. Compose the shot to capture a frame of the film negative.
05. Adjust exposure.

Press to display brightness adjustment options and pressĀ  or to adjust exposure.

To view your subject at a higher magnification, press . Press to proceed.


06. Take the photograph.

Press the shutter-release button all the way down to take the photograph and save it in JPEG format.

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