Nikon D3000 Modes and Menus

Nikon D3000 Capture Modes

The mode dial on the right side of the Nikon D3000's top panel provides access to its various exposure modes, the same arrangement of Auto, three semi-auto, and one Manual as found on all Nikon digital SLRs, plus a total of seven Scene modes (which Nikon calls "Vari-Programs"), plus a Guide setting that offers a user-friendly interface that guides beginners through the capture and review process, with the Nikon D3000 explaining the various options on offer. Here's a list of what's available:

  • Auto: The camera sets everything. Used for snapshots or users who just don't want to be bothered with the details of how the camera will do its work. The AF-assist light will come on if needed, and the camera selects the AF point covering the closest subject.
  • Guide: Provides access to the camera's Record, Playback, and Setup options through one user-friendly, graphically rich menu system. The user is prompted to select the type of photo they're looking to achieve, and then the camera provides a recommended setup. These can then be further customized by the user, with the camera explaining the effect of each individual setting. Fully manual shooting isn't possible in this mode, but manual aperture or shutter adjustment can be made for certain types of photos.
  • Program: Puts the camera in charge of aperture and shutter speed, though all remaining camera settings are available. You can vary the combination of aperture and shutter speed the camera has selected by rotating the Command Dial.
  • Shutter Priority: The user controls shutter speed, from 1/4,000 to 30 seconds, while the camera sets the aperture value.
  • Aperture Priority: The opposite of Shutter Priority mode, this mode lets the user control the aperture, while the camera sets the shutter speed. Available apertures depend on which lens is mounted on the camera.
  • Manual: Gives the user complete control over the exposure (both shutter and aperture settings), and provides access to the camera's Bulb shutter setting for exposures longer than 30 seconds.
  • Night Portrait: Uses slow shutter speed with flash, balancing the two so that night portraits look natural even with flash. Closest-subject AF is used. Use a tripod to avoid blurring.
  • Close up: Reds and greens are pumped up, camera selects center focus point, but other points can be chosen with the Multi-Selector. The built-in flash will pop up and fire if the lighting is too dim; tripod use is recommended.
  • Sports: Uses higher shutter speeds, camera switches to continuous focus while the shutter button is held down halfway, tracking the subject in the center focus area. If the subject leaves the central AF area, the camera will follow it and judge focus from the other focus areas. The beginning AF area can be chosen with the Multi-selector. Both flash and AF illuminator are turned off and will not fire.
  • Child: This mode boosts sharpness and saturation for clothing and background details, but renders skin tones soft and natural-looking. The built-in flash will pop up and fire if the lighting is too dim.
  • Landscape: Boosts color saturation, contrast, and sharpening for city and forest landscape shots. Closest-focus AF is used, and the flash and AF-assist light are turned off in this mode. Use of a tripod is recommended in low light conditions.
  • Portrait: Adjusts the lens aperture to soften background details to help the main subject stand out more clearly. Sharpness and color saturation are moderated somewhat, to give softer, more natural-looking skin tones. The built-in flash will pop up and fire if the lighting is too dim.
  • Auto (Flash Off): In this mode, exposure is automatic but the flash is disabled, and the camera will vary the ISO up to a maximum of 3,200, to capture images using available light. The AF-assist light will come on if needed, and the camera selects the AF point with the closest subject. This mode is great for museums and other places where flash isn't permitted, more natural-looking indoor shots, etc.

 

 

Nikon D3000 Menus

The menu system on the Nikon D3000 follows that of the D40 fairly closely, but expands some areas greatly - most notably the Retouch menu. The D3000 also drops the Custom settings menu, and adds a new Guide menu that aims to make the camera more approachable. See the tables below for details.

 

Playback Menu:

Playback Menu Options
Top-Level
Selection
Second-Level
Third-Level
Notes
Delete
- Selected
- Select Date
- All
- Selected Image
- All pictures
Deletes pictures from the camera memory card. Hidden and protected images will not be deleted.
Playback Folder
- All
- Current
Select a folder for playback.
Display Mode
- Done
- Highlights
- RGB histogram
- Data
Allows you to select what shooting information is displayed with the picture during playback.
Image Review
- On
- Off
Lets you choose to see the image right after shooting it or not.
Rotate Tall
- On
- Off
Allows pictures that were shot in portrait orientation to be rotated correctly on the LCD monitor.
Slide Show
- Start
- OK
Allows you to create a slide show of existing pictures with your choice of interval between pictures. Slide show can be paused, or resumed with the OK button, frames skipped forwards or backwards with the left and right arrow buttons, or the info display changed with the up and down arrow buttons. Hidden pictures will not be displayed. The menu, play or shutter buttons exit the slideshow to the playback menu, playback mode or shooting mode respectively. If the slide show ends uninterrupted, the user is prompted whether to restart the slide show, change the frame interval, or exit to the playback menu.
- Frame interval
- 2 s
- 3 s
- 5 s
- 10 s
Print Set (DPOF)
- Select/set
- Select image screen
Allows you to select which pictures to print on a DPOF compatible printer, and choose whether to imprint either the date of capture, the shutter speed and aperture, or both.
- Deselect all?
- Remove print marking from all images?
- Yes
- No
Stop-motion Movie
- Stop-motion movie screen
Allows you to select a stop-motion movie for playback. During playback, it is possible to pause and resume the stop-motion movie with the OK button, to rewind or advance with the left and right arrow buttons (or to do so frame-by-frame when paused), and to return to full-frame playback with the play or up-arrow button.

 

Shooting Menu:

Shooting Menu Options
Top-Level
Selection
Second-Level
Third-Level
Notes
Reset Shooting Options
- Yes
- No
Restores Picture Control settings to their default values, and the focus point to center (if not in auto AF-area mode). Also clears any focus or exposure locks, and resets the exposure and flash compensation values to zero. Finally, resets the flash mode to auto front-curtain sync (if in the Auto, Portrait, Child or Close-Up modes), Front Curtain Sync (if in the Program, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority or Manual modes), or Auto Slow Sync (if in the Night Portrait mode).
Set Picture Control
- Standard
- Neutral
- Vivid
- Monochrome
- Portrait
- Landscape
- Quick Adjust
- Sharpening
- Contrast
- Brightness
- Saturation
- Hue
Set the picture control option for various levels of sharpening, contrast, brightness, saturation, and hue. Not all options are available for all modes.
Image Quality
- NEF (RAW) + JPEG basic
- NEF (RAW)
- JPEG fine
- JPEG normal
- JPEG basic
Choose the type of still image file you want to capture.
Image Size
- Large
(3,872 x 2,592; 10.0M)
- Medium
(2,896x1,944; 5.6M)
- Small
(1,936x1,296; 2.5M)
Choose the still image size you want to capture.
White Balance
- Auto
- Incandescent
Adjusts the white balance to match the conditions you are shooting in. All options except for preset manual can then be fine-tuned in a 2D fine-tuning adjustment screen, letting the user set a green / magenta bias, and a blue / amber bias..
- Fluorescent
- Sodium-vapor lamps
- Warm-white fluorescent
- White fluorescent
- Cool-white fluorescent
- Day-white fluorescent
- Daylight fluorescent
- Direct Sunlight
- Flash
- Cloudy
- Shade
- Preset manual
- Measure
- Use Photo
Allows manual white balance to be measured, using either a live reading from a neutral gray or white object in front of the camera, or by copying white balance from a photo on the memory card. Only one manual white balance reading can be stored at a time, and if the lighting is too dark or bright, the camera will warn that it was unable to measure the white balance.
ISO Sensitivity Settings
- ISO sensitivity

- Auto
- 100
- 200
- 400
- 800
- 1,600
- HI 1

Select the current ISO sensitivity. Hi 1 is equivalent to ISO 3,200. Auto is only available in Auto and Scene modes.
- ISO Sensitivity auto control
- On
- Off
Not to be confused with the above-mentioned Auto ISO option available only in Auto or Scene modes. This option applies only to Program, Aperture-priority Shutter-priority or Manual modes. If set to On, the camera will adjust ISO sensitivity from the user's selection only as needed to obtain a proper exposure. If set to Off, the user's choice of ISO sensitivity will be used, even if the camera's metering detects this will result in under- or over-exposure.
- Maximum sensitivity
- 200
- 400
- 800
- 1600
- Hi 1
Sets the maximum ISO to be selected automatically. Applies only in Program, Aperture-priority, Shutter-priority or Manual modes, and only when ISO sensitivity auto control is set to On.

- Minimum shutter speed
- 1/2000 s
- 1/1000 s
- 1/500 s
- 1/250 s
- 1/125 s
- 1/60 s
- 1/30 s
- 1/15 s
- 1/8 s
- 1/4 s
- 1/2 s
- 1 s
Sets the minimum shutter speed to be maintained in Auto ISO mode. Applies only in Program, Aperture-priority, Shutter-priority or Manual modes, and only when ISO sensitivity auto control is set to On.

Active D-Lighting
- On
- Off
Helps preserve the details in shadows and highlights.
Color Space
- sRGB
- Adobe
Sets the color space.
Noise Reduction
- On
- Off
Controls both the dark-frame subtraction noise reduction (when using exposures slower than eight seconds), and the high ISO noise reduction (when using sensitivities of ISO 400 or higher)..
Release Mode
- Single frame
- Continuous
- Self-timer
- Delayed remote
- Quick-response remote
Selects the shutter release mode. During continuous burst shooting the flash must be disabled, and the orientation recorded in images is fixed from the start of the burst even if the orientation is changed. When the camera's self-timer or remote modes are used, and the photographer doesn't have the camera to their eye during the exposure, the supplied cap should be placed over the eyepiece to prevent ingress of light from affecting the exposure.
Focus Mode
- Auto-servo AF
- Single-servo AF
- Continuous servo AF
- Manual focus
Selects the focus mode. The camera can either automatically select the appropriate mode, or the user can select between locking focus with a half-press of the shutter button, continuously focusing when the shutter button is half-pressed, or allowing manual focusing. During continuous servo AF (including when it is selected automatically), the camera operates in release priority. In other words, the photograph will be captured at the instant the shutter button is pressed - even if the camera doesn't believe the focus to be precise.
AF-area Mode
- Single-point
- Dynamic area
- Auto-area
- 3D tracking (11-points)
Allows you to select from which point the camera should detect focus. The user can select a single point with the multi-selector, or select a starting point but have the camera detect subject motion and follow it across the other focus points. Alternatively, the camera can automatically detect the subject and choose the appropriate focus point. Finally, if the focus mode is set to auto-servo AF or continuous-servo AF, the camera's 3D tracking function can be used across all eleven focus points..
AF-assist
- On
- Off
Enables or disables the camera's built-in AF assist illuminator, if supported by the currently mounted lens. The assist illuminator functions only in low light conditions, when single-servo AF is automatically or manually selected, .and the AF area mode is either set to Auto-area or the center AF point is currently in use.
Metering
- Matrix
- Center-weighted
- Spot
Selects the camera's metering mode. Matrix metering uses the camera's 420-pixel RGB metering sensor to analyze tone distribution, color, composition, and (if using a G- or D-type lens) range information to determine the exposure. Center-weighted metering analyses the entire frame, but assigns a higher weight to information from the center of the frame. Spot metering determines the exposure from an area of approximately 2.5% of the frame, centered around either the currently selected AF point, or the central point if the AF-area mode is set to Auto-area.
Built-in Flash
- TTL
Selects whether the camera should determine output power for the built-in flash automatically based on its metering of the scene, or allows the user to select the flash power manually from full power to as little as 1/32 of full power.. At full power, the flash has a guide number of 13 meters / 43 feet at ISO 100.
- Manual
- Full
- 1/2
- 1/4
- 1/8
- 1/16
- 1/32

 

Setup Menu:


Setup Menu Options
Top-Level
Selection
Second-Level
Third-Level
Notes
Reset Setup Options
- Yes
- No
Resets all settings except the video mode, time zone, date, language, and active folder to their default values.
Format Memory Card
- Yes
- No
Formats the camera's memory card, which erases all data - including files marked as protected.
LCD Brightness
- -3/+3 adjustment
Adjusts LCD brightness darker or lighter 3 arbitrary units each way.
Info Display Format
- Auto/scene modes
- P, S, A, and M modes
- Classic (Blue, Black, Orange)
- Graphic (Green, Black, Brown)
You can select Classic or Graphic separately for both the auto / scene modes and the semi-automatic / manual modes, and you can select the color.
Auto Info Display
- Auto/scene modes
- P, S, A and M modes
- On
- Off
When On, LCD will display Info after shutter button is pressed halfway. If image review is off, it will also appear immediately after shooting. If set to Off, the display can be called up as needed by pressing the Info button.
Clean Image Sensor
- Clean now
- Cleaning activated
Selects whether the camera should clean dust from the image sensor, and if so, when.
- Clean at
- Startup
- Shutdown
- Startup & shutdown
- Cleaning off
Mirror Lock-up
- Start
This locks the mirror up and opens the shutter to allow manual cleaning of the imaging sensor. The mirror and shutter are reset when the camera is switched off or the power runs out. Hence, it is important to ensure the camera has plenty of power before cleaning the sensor so as to avoid damage to the delicate shutter mechanism. Usefully, the camera tries to warn of an impending power loss by flashing the self-timer lamp and emitting a beeping sound approximately two minutes beforehand.
Video Mode
- NTSC
- PAL
Selects the video output mode for display on a TV
Time Zone and Date
- Time zone
- Graphical time zone selector
Selects the time zone and date format that you want to use and sets the camera to use Daylight Savings time or not
- Date and time
- YMD and HMS
- Date format
- YMD,MDY,DMY
- Daylight saving time
- On
- Off
Language
- Danish
- German
- English
- Spanish
- Finnish
- French
- Italian
- Dutch
- Norwegian
- Polish
- Portuguese
- Russian
- Swedish
- Traditional Chinese
- Simplified Chinese
- Japanese
- Korean
Selects the language that the camera will use
Image Comment
- Done
- OK
Allows text comments to be added to the EXIF header of a picture. Comments can be up to 36 characters long, and can be seen in-camera in the third shooting data page of the photo info display, or in Nikon's supplied ViewNX and optional Capture NX 2 applications.
- Input comment
- Data entry screen
- Attach comment
- Set
Auto Image Rotation
- On
- Off
Decides if the camera will record orientation information in your pictures, allowing them to be correctly rotated for viewing during playback in-camera or using compatible applications on a computer.
Dust Off Ref Photo
- Start
- Clean sensor then start
- Take photo of bright featureless white object 10cm from lens. Focus will be set to infinity
Captures the reference data used to filter out dust electronically
Auto Off Timers
- Short
- Normal
- Long
Selects how long the LCD display should remain on if no actions are performed in the camera's various operating modes, as well as how long the exposure meter, viewfinder display and information display should remain active. Three preset groups of timeouts are offered, plus the ability to specify separate times for playback / menus, image review, and Auto Meter-off.
- Custom

- Playback / Menus
- Image Review
- Auto Meter-off

Self-timer Delay
- 2 seconds
- 5 seconds
- 10 seconds
- 20 seconds
Selects how long the shutter release delay should be when using the self-timer.
Remote on Duration
- 1 minute
- 5 minutes
- 10 minutes
- 15 minutes
Selects how long the camera should wait without remote control activity before reverting to single-frame or continuous mode. Longer times will reduce battery life if you don't switch back out of remote control mode yourself when done.
Beep
- On
- Off
Selects whether or not the camera should emit a beeping sound when focus lock is achieved in single-servo AF mode, when a photograph is taken in quick-response remote mote, and during the countdown in self-timer or delayed remote modes.
Viewfinder Options
- Viewfinder Grid
-On
-Off
Selects display options for the camera's viewfinder. The grid function can display on-demand gridlines in the viewfinder as an aid in composing photographs. The rangefinder function uses the camera's autofocus sensor to provide an indication of the distance and direction to correct focus when focusing manually. The option isn't available when using manual exposure, requires an f/5.6 or faster lens, and is subject to the same limitations on operation as there would be when using autofocus..
- Rangefinder
-On
-Off
File Number Sequence

- On
- Off
- Reset

Controls whether file numbering continues from the last number when a new folder is created, the memory card is formatted or a new card is inserted.
Buttons
- Function Button
- Self-timer
- Release mode
- Image quality / size
- ISO sensitivity
- White balance
- Active D-Lighting
- Set framing grid
Selects the function assigned to the Function and AE-L / AF-L buttons. The function button can toggle self-timer mode, or in concert with the command dial can select the release mode, image quality and size, ISO sensitivity, white balance, Active D-Lighting, or viewfinder framing grid options. A press of the AE-L / AF-L button can lock either or both exposure and focus. It can also lock exposure until the camera's metering system powers off or the button is pressed a second time. Finally, it can be used instead of a half-press of the shutter button to trigger an AF operation.
- AE-L / AF-L Button
- AF/AF lock
- AE lock only
- AF lock only
- AE lock (hold)
- AF-ON
No Memory Card?

- Release locked
- Enable release

Determines whether or not the camera's shutter release should function without a memory card in the camera.
Date Imprint
- Off
- Date
- Date and time
Allows the date, date and time, or the number of days elapsed since / remaining until a preselected date to be permanently imprinted into photographs as they're captured.. Up to three separate dates can be stores in-camera for the date counter option, from which any one date countdown / countup can be selected for imprinting on new images.
- Date counter
- Done
- Choose date
- Display options
Active Folder
- Select folder
Choose the active folder name where your images will be stored. .
- New
- Data entry screen
- Rename
- Data entry screen
- Delete
Eye-Fi Upload
- Enable
- Disable
Enables wireless uploading of images. Displayed only when Eye-Fi card is installed.
Firmware Version
- Done
Displays the current version of firmware installed in the camera.

 

Retouch Menu:

Retouch Menu Options
Top-Level
Selection
Second-Level
Third-Level
Notes
D-Lighting
- Picture selection
- Normal
- High
- Low
Adjusts the D-Lighting to brighten shadows and reduce highlights.
Red-Eye Correction
- Picture selection

- Zoom in
- Zoom out
- Pan
- Cancel zoom
- Create copy

Allows you to automatically detect and remove Red-eye in your pictures.
Trim
- Picture selection
- Increase size of crop
- Reduce size of crop
- Change crop aspect ratio (3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 1:1, 16:9)
- Move crop
- Create copy
Allows you to crop a picture.
Monochrome
- Black-and-white
Allows you to copy pictures to black and white, sepia or cyanotype.
- Sepia
- Increase Saturation
- Decrease Saturation
- Cyanotype
- Increase Saturation
- Decrease Saturation
Filter Effects
- Skylight
- Warm Filter
Selects the filter effect to be added to the selected image, and allows the effect to be refined for some filter types, before saving as a new image.
- Red Intensifier
- Increase effect
- Decrease effect
- Green Intensifier
- Increase effect
- Decrease effect
- Blue Intensifier
- Increase effect
- Decrease effect
- Cross Screen
- Number of points
- Filter amount
- Filter angle
- Length of points
- Confirm
- Save
- Soft
- High
- Normal
- Low
Color Balance
- Increase amount of blue
- Increase amount of green
- Increase amount of amber
- Increase amount of magenta
- Create retouched copy
Allows you to fine-tune the color balance via the adjustment window.
Small Picture
- Select image
- Selection screen
Create a small copy of the selected image.
- Choose size
- 640 x 480
- 320 x 240
- 160 x 120
Image Overlay
- Selection window
- Image overlay screen
Allows you to take 2 RAW images and combine them into a third picture. Gain can be adjusted within the range of half to double for each source image separately.
NEF (RAW) Processing
- Selection window
- Image quality
- Image size
- White balance
- Exposure compensation
- Picture Control
Create JPEG copies of NEF files.
Quick Retouch
- Selection window
- Adjust amount
Enhances saturation and contrast, and applies Active D-Lighting as required to brighten dark or backlit subjects.
Color Outline
- Selection window
Creates a copy with only the outlines of an image showing.
Miniature Effect
- Choose area in focus
- Preview copy
- Cancel
- Create copy
Creates a graduated blur effect on either side of a user-specified area, which yields an artificially strengthened effect similar to narrow depth of field, reminiscent of a photograph of a miniature.
Stop-Motion Movie
- Frame Size
- 640 x 480
- 320 x 240
- 160 x 120
You can create stop-motion movies from still images you have captured.
- Frame Rate
- 15 fps
- 10 fps
- 6 fps
- 3 fps
- Create Movie
- Starting image
- End image
- Save
- Edit

 

Nikon D3000 Guide Menu:

Brand new for the Nikon D3000 is the Guide Menu. Accessed via its own position on the mode dial, this menu aims to make more approachable the various complexities of a digital SLR. The photographer is guided through a series of options that ascertain the type of photo needed, and then advise on the relevant setup. It's clever, if rather deeply nested and hence difficult to display logically on a web page. Rather than attempting to list the entire Guide menu (which duplicates functions accessible through the camera's other menus), we've listed the main sections and summarized the rest.

Guide Menu Options
Top-Level
Selection
Second-Level
Third-Level
Notes
Shoot
- Easy Operation
- Auto
- No flash
- Distant subjects
- Close ups
- Sleeping faces
- Moving subjects
- Landscapes
- Portraits
- Night Portrait
Allows the photographer to offer an indication of the subject type. Each specific mode then allows the photographer to immediately start shooting using the camera's settings, or to further adjust the flash mode, release mode and AF area mode. (Flash modes on offer depend on the specific subject type selected).
- Advanced Operation

- Soften backgrounds
- Freeze motion (people)
- Freeze motion (vehicles)

Allows the photographer to adjust the aperture (soften backgrounds) or shutter speed (freeze motion). Each specific mode then allows the photographer to immediately start shooting using the camera's settings, or to further adjust the flash mode, release mode, AF area mode, picture control, exposure compensation and flash compensation. (Flash modes on offer depend on the specific subject type selected)
- Timers & remote control

- Take one photo each time you press the shutter button
- Keep the shutter button pressed to take more photos
- 10-second self-timer is released after a 10s delay
- Delayed remote: The remote releases the shutter after a 2 s delay
- Quick-response remote: The remote releases the shutter with no delay
- Exit without changing settings

Allows you to select several shutter release modes.
View / Delete
- View single photos
- Image selection screen
Allows you to view one image at a time.
- View multiple photos
- Image selection screen shows four images.
Allows you to view multiple images
- Choose a date
- Date selection screen
Allows you to view images from one specific date.
- View a slide show
- Start
- Frame interval
Allows you to view a slide show. Frame interval choices are 2, 3, 5 or 10 seconds. The OK button pauses the slide show..
- Delete photos
- Delete multiple photos
- Delete photos by date
- Delete all photos
Allows you to delete a selection of photos, all photos from a specific date, or all photos.
Set Up
- Image quality

- NEF (RAW) + JPEG basic
- NEF (RAW)
- JPEG fine
- JPEG normal
- JPEG basic

Allows you to select the file format and image quality.
- Image Size
- Large (3,872 x 2.592; 10.0 megapixel)
- Medium (2,896 x 1,944; 5.6 megapixel)
- Small (1.936 x 1,296; 2.5 megapixel)
Allows you to select the image dimensions.
- Active D-Lighting
- On
- Off
Allows you to enable or disable Active D-Lighting
- Playback folder
- Current
- All
Selects whether the camera should restrict playback of images to the current folder, or all folders on the flash card.
- Print set (DPOF)
- Select / set
- Deselect all?
Allows you to select which pictures to print on a DPOF compatible printer, or clear the current selection.
- Format memory card
- Yes
- No
Allows you to format the memory card, deleting all images - including those marked as protected.
- LCD brightness
- LCD brightness
- Auto dim
Adjusts LCD brightness darker or lighter 3 arbitrary units each way, and enables or disables automatic dimming of the LCD..
- Info background color
- Green
- Black
- Brown
You can select the background color for the camera's info display.
- Auto info display
- On
- Off
Enable or disable the auto info display.
- Video mode
- NTSC
- PAL
Select between American and European types for the standard-definition video output.
- Time zone and date
- Time zone
- Date and time
- Date format
- Daylight savings time
Selects the time zone and date format that you want to use and sets the clock, as well as whether the camera should use Daylight Savings time or not
- Language
- Danish
- German
- English
- Spanish
- Finnish
- French
- Italian
- Dutch
- Norwegian
- Polish
- Portuguese
- Russian
- Swedish
- Traditional Chinese
- Simplified Chinese
- Japanese
- Korean
Selects the language that the camera will use
- Auto off timers
- Short
- Normal
- Long
- Custom
Selects how long the LCD display should remain on if no actions are performed in the camera's various operating modes, as well as how long the exposure meter, viewfinder display and information display should remain active. Three preset groups of timeouts are offered, plus the ability to specify separate times for playback / menus, image review, and Auto Meter-off.
- Beep
- On
- Off
Selects whether or not the camera should emit a beeping sound when focus lock is achieved in single-servo AF mode, when a photograph is taken in quick-response remote mote, and during the countdown in self-timer or delayed remote modes.
- Date imprint
- Off
- Date
- Date and time
- Date counter
Allows the date, date and time, or the number of days elapsed since / remaining until a preselected date to be permanently imprinted into photographs as they're captured.. Up to three separate dates can be stores in-camera for the date counter option, from which any one date countdown / countup can be selected for imprinting on new images.

Recent Settings Menu:

The Recent Settings menu consists of the twenty most recently used settings, which are automatically added to the menu during operation. It's also possible for individual options to be removed from the menu by highlighting them and pressing the delete button twice. Hence, the structure of this menu changes with the usage patterns of the photographer, and its contents can't be mapped out. The screenshot below shows one possible permutation of options you could see in the Recent Settings menu.


 

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