Camera Functions

Active D-Lighting

Choose Active D-Lighting for such high-contrast settings as a bright exterior shot through a window from inside a darkened room or a beach in direct sunlight. Active D-Lighting preserves details in highlights and shadows for natural contrast.

Active D-Lighting
Active D-Lighting off

When using Active D-Lighting, choose a mode other than M or use matrix metering.


01. Display Active D-Lighting options.

Press the i button, then highlight Active D-Lighting in the information display and press .
02. Choose an option.

Highlight On or Off and press OK.

Active D-Lighting: Related Functions

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