• * The adjustments shown here are made using the latest Picture Control.
  • * The monitor display images are those of the D810. The design of the display may vary, and some items may be unavailable or not displayed, according to the camera.

A classic and stately image is effectively realized for historical buildings based on Standard Picture Control. The presence of the buildings is strengthened by emphasizing contours and increasing clarity. Moreover, the antiquity and stateliness of the subject can be enhanced by adjusting contrast and saturation.

  • ·Picture Control: Standard ·Camera: D4S ·Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED ·Image quality: JPEG FINE ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/50 second, f/8 ·White balance: Direct sunlight ·Sensitivity: ISO 200

Standard (before editing)

Standard (after editing)

Adjustment points
The stateliness and presence of the buildings are achieved by emphasizing their details. The antiquity of the subject can be enhanced by stressing the stains and dirt on the walls.

Step 1

Selection of Picture Control
Set Picture Control to Standard.

In viewfinder shooting

In live view shooting

Step 2

Adjustment of parameter 1
Press ► of a multi selector to go to the adjustment display and set +2.5 for contrast and -3 for saturation.

In viewfinder shooting

In live view shooting

Step 3

Adjustment of parameter 2
Set +3.5 for clarity* and 3.5 for sharpening.

*If you change clarity in live view shooting, the selected value will be applied to the image but cannot be seen on the live view display.

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In viewfinder shooting

In live view shooting

Step 4

Shoot.