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  • DIGITAL CAMERA

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    User's Manual

    Printed in Thailand

    6MB12211-02

    No reproduction in any form of this manual, in whole or in part (except for brief quotation in critical articles or reviews), may be made without written authorization from NIKON CORPORATION.

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  • Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera. This manual is for both D800 and D800E digital cameras; save where otherwise noted, operations are identical. Illustrations show the D800. To get the most from your camera, please be sure to read all instructions thoroughly and keep them where they will be read by all those who use the product.

    Symbols and ConventionsTo make it easier to find the information you need, the following symbols and conventions are used:

    Menu items, options, and messages displayed in the camera monitor are shown in bold.Camera SettingsThe explanations in this manual assume that default settings are used.

    HelpUse the cameras on-board help feature for help on menu items and other topics. See page 18 for details.

    DigitutorDigitutor, a series of watch and learn manuals in movie form, is available from the following website:http://www.nikondigitutor.com/index_eng.html

    DThis icon marks cautions; information that should be read before use to prevent damage to the camera.

    AThis icon marks notes; information that should be read before using the camera.

    0 This icon marks references to other pages in this manual.

    A For Your Safety

    Before using the camera for the first time, read the safety instructions in For Your Safety (0 xiiixv).

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    Where to Find ItFind what youre looking for from:

    The Table of Contents.............................................................. 0 ivThe Q&A Index ......................................................................... 0 iiThe Quick Start Guide ............................................................. 0 xxiThe Index.................................................................................. 0 441Error Messages ........................................................................ 0 417Troubleshooting ...................................................................... 0 412

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    X Introduction 0 1

    s Tutorial 0 15

    x Live View Photography 0 45

    y Movie Live View 0 59

    d Image Recording Options 0 79

    N Focus 0 91

    k Release Mode 0 103

    S ISO Sensitivity 0 109

    Z Exposure 0 115

    r White Balance 0 145

    J Image Enhancement 0 163

    l Flash Photography 0 181

    t Other Shooting Options 0 193

    I More About Playback 0 219

    Q Connections 0 239

    U Menu Guide 0 259

    n Technical Notes 0 371

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    Find what youre looking for using this question and answer index.

    Q&A Index

    Taking Photographs 0Shooting and Framing Options

    Is there a quick and easy way to take snapshots? xxi, 37Can I frame photos in the monitor (C live view photography)?

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    Can I shoot movies (1 movie live view)? 59Can I join photographs taken at regular intervals to create a time-lapse movie?

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    Release ModesCan I take photos in quick succession? 103How do I take pictures with the self-timer? 106

    FocusCan I choose how the camera focuses? 91Can I choose the focus point? 96

    ExposureCan I make photos brighter or darker? 130How do I preserve details in shadows and highlights? 174, 176

    Using the FlashHow do I use the flash? 181

    Image Quality and SizeHow do I take pictures for printing at large sizes?

    8487How can I get more pictures on the memory card?

    Viewing Photographs 0Playback

    How do I view photographs on the camera? 219How do I view more information about a photo? 222Can I view photos in an automatic slide show? 267Can I view photos on a TV? 256Can I protect photos from accidental deletion? 233

    DeletionHow do I delete unwanted photos? 234

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    Retouching Photographs 0How do I create retouched copies of photos? 341How do I make JPEG copies of RAW (NEF) photos? 353Can I create a copy of a photo that looks like a painting?

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    Can I trim movie footage on the camera or save movie stills?

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    Menus and Settings 0How do I use the menus? 15How do I keep the displays from turning off? 291, 292How do I focus the viewfinder? 35How do I set the camera clock? 27, 329How do I format memory cards? 32

    How do I restore default settings?193, 270,

    280How do I get help for a menu or message? 18

    Connections 0How do I copy photos to a computer? 239How do I print photos? 247Can I print the date of recording on my photos? 250

    Maintenance and Optional Accessories 0What memory cards can I use? 434

    What lenses can I use? 371

    What optional flash units (Speedlights) can I use? 380

    What other accessories are available for my camera?387, 389

    What software is available for my camera?

    How do I clean the camera? 393

    Where should I take my camera for servicing and repairs?

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    Q&A Index ................................................................................................. iiFor Your Safety .................................................................................... xiiiNotices.................................................................................................... xviQuick Start Guide.................................................................................xxi

    Introduction 1

    Package Contents...................................................................................1Getting to Know the Camera..............................................................2

    Camera Body....................................................................................... 2The Control Panel .............................................................................. 6The Viewfinder Display.................................................................... 8The Information Display................................................................10The BM-12 Monitor Cover ............................................................14

    Tutorial 15

    Camera Menus...................................................................................... 15Using Camera Menus .....................................................................16Help ......................................................................................................18

    First Steps ............................................................................................... 19Charge the Battery ..........................................................................19Insert the Battery .............................................................................21Attach a Lens.....................................................................................24Basic Setup.........................................................................................26Insert a Memory Card.....................................................................29Format the Memory Card .............................................................32Adjust Viewfinder Focus ...............................................................35

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    Basic Photography and Playback .................................................. 37Turn the Camera On....................................................................... 37Ready the Camera........................................................................... 39Focus and Shoot.............................................................................. 40Viewing Photographs.................................................................... 43Deleting Unwanted Photographs............................................. 44

    Live View Photography 45

    Focusing in Live View .................................................................... 48The Live View Display: Live View Photography ................... 51The Information Display: Live View Photography............... 54Manual Focus ................................................................................... 55

    Movie Live View 59

    Indices ................................................................................................. 63The Live View Display: Movie Live View ................................. 64The Information Display: Movie Live View............................. 66Image Area ........................................................................................ 67Movie Settings ................................................................................. 70

    Viewing Movies .................................................................................... 72Editing Movies ...................................................................................... 74

    Trimming Movies ............................................................................ 74Saving Selected Frames................................................................ 77

    Image Recording Options 79

    Image Area............................................................................................. 79Image Quality........................................................................................ 84Image Size .............................................................................................. 87Using Two Memory Cards ................................................................ 89

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    Focus 91

    Autofocus ............................................................................................... 91Autofocus Mode .............