Be sure all data you wish to keep have been copied to another storage device before for- matting the card. We have no permissions to change or modify the file and all responsibilities belong to the host. Highlight icon for current menu. The message shown at right will be displayed. No photographs can be taken until the camera clock has been set. Keep these safety instructions where all those who use the product will read them. As additional tips, you can use to translate the manual document quickly.
Care should be taken to prevent dust from entering the camera when exchanging lenses. Before shooting, make sure that tile display the viewfinder is in clear focus. A standard gray card can be used as a reference in studio settings. Made of high quality plastic, the Nikon D40 body has undergone significant changes. Selected items are indicated by a check mark. Under normal lighting, the Nikon D40 focuses in an instant, resulting in very few missed photo opportunities.
This visual guide to the Nikon D40 or D40X camera maps out all those buttons, dials, and other external features located on the back, top, and sides. While this might be a drawback for the dedicated action photographer who needs more focus points to track a fast-moving subject I did not have any autofocus issues as I was testing the camera for this Nikon D40 guide. Shooting information is also displayed when the pressed shooting mode only , the modes only buttons are pressed, and immediately after the cam- era is turned on. Do not eject the memory card or remove or disconnect the power source until the lamp has gone out and recording is complete. Turn the camera off and remove the body cap.
The monochrome option is available from the color settings menu, which also includes Standard, Softer, Portrait, Vivid, Vivid+ and Custom. The biggest difference between these two competing cameras is that the Pentax includes which works with every Pentax lens you attach to the camera. Use Nikon filters; other filters may interfere with autofocus or electronic range finding. This manual has been written to help you enjoy taking pictures with your Nikon digital camera. The overlay has the same photo info including date of recording, metering, shutter speed, aperture, exposure mode, exposure compensation, focal length, and image orientation and values for white balance and optimize image as the photograph selected for Image 1. As you turn the camera's control dial to change aperture, you'll see the opening widen and narrow.
This manual has been written to help you enjoy taking pictures with your Nikon digital camera. Due to changes in dimensions, the main mode dial has moved to the right side of the top panel, but the layout of other controls on the top panel has not changed. Removing the Battery Turn the camera off before removing the battery. To prevent blurring caused by camera shake, use a tripod or an optional remote control Shutter speed Description bulb Shutter remains open while the shutter-release button is held down. In these modes, you can choose between automatic and manual focusing, but you have little or no control over most other picture-taking settings. I've put together the following links to help you find more information and support for your D40 camera, in case you run into problems. Use gray or white object or existing photograph.
Use in daylight under overcast skies. The camera treats folders with the same name but different folder numbers as the same folder. Problem Camera takes time to turn on. You also gain access to picture options not available in Auto or Digital Vari-Program scene modes. See Metering Hue, 69 Memory buffer, 32, 116 Memory card, 12—13, 81, 102, setting button, 3, 22 Illuminator. The aperture display here is the real asset: it clearly shows you the width of the lens aperture based on the aperture setting. This setting has no effect manual focus mode.
Mount the camera on a tripod or place the camera on a stable, level surface. Shutter speed can be set to values between 30s and ¼ longer exposures. Holding the Camera Hold the handgrip in your right hand and cradle the camera body or lens with your left. Photographs can be taken at any time, even when the image is not in focus. Choose for irnages that will be retouched on a computer. If the problem per- sists, turn the camera off and press the reset switch see right; note that this resets the clock.
Position cursor in selected menu. To take photographs in programmed auto: Rotate the mode dial to P. Focus Mode Choose how the camera focuses. Nikon D40 does not have a detector based picture stabilization system, but 88 of those lenses currently includes Optical Image Stabilization. The use of third party rechargeable Lidon batteries bearing Nikon holographic seal shown above could interfere with normal opera- tion of the camera or result in the. Option Description Camera automatically selects focus area containing subject closest to camera.
Follow the steps below to choose a language and set the time and date. Nikon recommends that the camera be inspected by the original retailer or Nikon service representative once every one to two years, and that it be serviced once every three to five years note that fees apply to these services. Can I protect photos from accidental deletion? The D40 uses the same remote trigger used by the D50 and D70: the. The access lamp next to the memory card slot cover will light. The head of this flash unit can be twisted and tilted, which allows you to bounce the flash off of walls, ceilings and floors for much more pleasing lighting effects. If error — occurs with ink remaining in printer, check printer status. Power connector cover for optional adapter connector.