Sei sulla pagina 1di 99

Camera Control Pro 2 Reference Manual

Overview

This section describes the structure of this manual, outlines the main func- tions of Camera Control Pro 2, and gives the system requirements and instal- lation instructions.

Using Camera Control Pro 2

This section describes how to use Camera Control Pro 2.

Appendices

This section lists preferences and describes how to uninstall the software. Important Information on the
This section lists preferences and describes how to uninstall the software.
Important Information on the Product Key
The product key may be found on the CD-ROM case. Do not lose this key. It is required when
installing or upgrading this software and can not be replaced if lost.
Product key
xxxxx–xxx–xxxx–xxxx–xxxx–xxxx

SB1B02(11)

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Overview

 
 

Introduction

 

3

About This Manual

 

6

System Requirements

 
   

Windows

7

   

Mac OS

8

Installing Camera Control Pro

 

9

   

Windows

10

   

Mac OS

15

Getting Started

 
 

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

19

 

Getting Help

26

 

Software Updates

27

Click a page number to view.

Overview

Introduction

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

1/3

This manual has been written to help you take advantage of the many features in- cluded in Camera Control Pro 2. Be sure to read this manual thoroughly, and to keep it handy when using Camera Control Pro 2.

Camera Control Pro 2 Camera Control Pro 2 can be used to control cameras connected via interface cables or (with all wireless transmitters in the WT series apart from the WT-1) in a local-area network (LAN). Pictures can be downloaded to the computer or saved to the cam- era memory card and shared with applications such as ViewNX 2 and Capture NX 2. Live view and movie recording are available with supported models.

Conventions

This manual assumes basic knowledge of cameras and Windows or Finder operations. Refer to the documentation provided with your computer or camera for more information. Where the Windows and Mac OS versions of the program use differing commands, the Windows menu name is listed first, followed by the Mac OS menu name in square brackets. Where multiple menu items or folders are selected in sequence, the menu items are separated by a “>”.

Throughout this manual, Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate are re- ferred to as “Windows 7.” Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions are referred to as “Windows Vista.” Windows XP Professional and Windows XP Home Edition are referred to as “Windows XP.” D3S, D3X, and D3 cameras are referred to as “D3-series cameras,” D300S and D300 cameras as “D300-series cameras,” D2XS, D2X, D2HS, and D2H cameras as “D2-series cameras,” D70s and D70 cameras as “D70-series cameras,” and D40 and D40X cameras as “D40-series cameras.” Except where necessary to distinguish it from older versions of Camera Control Pro, Camera Control Pro 2 is referred to as “Camera Control Pro.”

Control Pro 2 is referred to as “Camera Control Pro.” This manual is for use with

This manual is for use with both Windows and Mac OS. While the majority of the illustrations come from Windows Vista Ultimate, save where otherwise noted the operations described are the same in other operating systems. Depending on the operating system used, the dialogs and menus may differ from slightly from those shown here. Some illustrations are composites.

from those shown here. Some illustrations are composites. To print this manual, select Print from the

To print this manual, select Print from the File menu in Adobe Reader. This manual is A5 size, al- lowing facing pages to be printed on a single sheet of A4 paper (to print facing pages, start printing from an even-numbered page).

Overview

Introduction

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

2/3

Camera Control Pro

Changes made to settings in the Camera Control Pro window only apply to photographs taken after the changes are made, not to photographs that have already been taken. Camera Control Pro can not be used to modify existing photographs.

The controls in the Camera Control Pro window vary with the type of camera connected. More information on camera settings may be found in the documentation provided with your camera.

may be found in the documentation provided with your camera. Save where otherwise noted, the illustrations

Save where otherwise noted, the illustrations in this section show the dialogs displayed when the D3S is connected.

show the dialogs displayed when the D3S is connected. Before using Camera Control Pro with a

Before using Camera Control Pro with a D100 digital camera under Mac OS X, confirm that the camera firmware is version 2.00 or later. Users of earlier versions will need to upgrade the camera firmware before using Camera Control Pro. Contact a Nikon-authorized service representative for information on firmware upgrades.

Overview

Introduction

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

3/3

Customer Support

To link to a Nikon customer support website, click Link to Nikon in the Camera Control Pro 2 installer window and click the link for your region. Click hhereere for more information.

for your region. Click h here ere for more information. Notices • No part of the

Notices

• No part of the manuals included with this product may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form, by any means, without Nikon’s prior written permission.

• Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described in these manuals at any time and without prior notice.

• Nikon will not be held liable for any damages resulting from the use of this product.

• While every effort has been made to ensure that the information in these manuals is accurate and complete, we would appreciate it were you to bring any errors or omissions to the attention of the Nikon representative in your area (address provided separately).

representative in your area (address provided separately). The copying or reproduction of copyrighted creative works

The copying or reproduction of copyrighted creative works such as books, music, paintings, wood- cut prints, maps, drawings, movies, and photographs is governed by national and international copyright laws. Do not use the camera for the purposes of making illegal copies or to infringe copy- right laws. Do not use in venues where photography or recording is prohibited.

use in venues where photography or recording is prohibited. Microsoft, Windows, Windows 7, and Windows Vista

Microsoft, Windows, Windows 7, and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Adobe Reader and Acrobat are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems, Inc. Macintosh, Mac OS, and QuickTime are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are trade- marks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

About This Manual

How to Use This Manual

The pages of this manual are structured as shown here:

The pages of this manual are structured as shown here: Click here to go to the

Click here to go to the beginning of each of the three chapters. The chapter you are currently viewing is displayed in a darker color. Page title Description

BBluelue underlinedunderlined texttext indicates a link to another part of this manual or the World Wide Web. Click the text to follow the link (note that a web browser and an In- ternet connection are required to link to the World Wide Web). To return to the

previous topic, click the

World Wide Web). To return to the previous topic, click the button in Adobe Reader. Click

button in Adobe Reader.

Click here to return to the first page.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

System Requirements

Appendices

Windows

Before installing Camera Control Pro, be sure that your system meets the following requirements:

CPU

Intel Celeron, Pentium 4, or Intel Core series processor with a clock speed

of

1 GHz or faster recommended

OS

Preinstalled versions of Windows 7 Home Basic/Home Premium/ Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate, Windows Vista Home Basic/Home Pre- mium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate (Service Pack 2), Windows XP Home Edition/Professional (Service Pack 3). Camera Control Pro runs as a 32-bit application in 64-bit editions of Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Hard-disk space

A

minimum of 500 MB (1 GB or more recommended) of free disk space

available on the system startup disk for installation and when Camera Con- trol Pro is running.

RAM

Windows 7/Windows Vista: 1 GB (1.5 GB or more recommended)

Windows XP: 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)

Video resolution

Resolution: 1,024 × 768 pixels (XGA) or more

Color: 24-bit color (True Color) or higher

Interface

USB: Only built-in USB ports supported. Connect the camera directly to the computer; the camera may not function as expected when connected via a hub or other device.

Supported cameras

D3-series, D2-series, D700, D300-series, D200, D100, D90, D80, D70-series, D60, D50, D40-series, D7000, and D5000 cameras

Miscellaneous

• CD-ROM drive required for installation

• Internet connection required for some options

Use the latest version of Camera Control Pro 2. Check the support information at the website below for the latest on compatible cameras and operating systems. Europe, Africa: wwww.europe-nikon.com/support/ww.europe-nikon.com/support/ Asia, Oceania, Middle East: wwww.nikon-asia.com/ww.nikon-asia.com/ U.S.A.: wwww.nikonusa.com/ww.nikonusa.com/ Additional information may be available from the Nikon representative in your area. Visit hhttp://nikonimaging.com/ttp://nikonimaging.com/ for contact information.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

System Requirements

Appendices

Mac OS

Before installing Camera Control Pro, be sure that your system meets the following requirements:

CPU

PowerPC G4 or G5 model, Intel Core, or Intel Xeon with a clock speed of 1 GHz or faster recommended

OS

Mac OS X version 10.4.11, 10.5.8 or 10.6.4

Hard-disk space

A minimum of 500 MB (1 GB or more recommended) of free disk space available on the system startup disk for installation and when Camera Con- trol Pro is running.

RAM

512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)

Video resolution

Resolution: 1,024 × 768 pixels (XGA) or more

Color: 24-bit color (millions of colors) or higher

Interface

USB: Only built-in USB ports supported. Connect the camera directly to the computer; the camera may not function as expected when connected via a hub or other device.

Supported cameras

D3-series, D2-series, D700, D300-series, D200, D100, D90, D80, D70-series, D60, D50, D40-series, D7000, and D5000 cameras

Miscellaneous

• CD-ROM drive required for installation

• Internet connection required for some options

Use the latest version of Camera Control Pro 2. Check the support information at the website below for the latest on compatible cameras and operating systems. Europe, Africa: wwww.europe-nikon.com/support/ww.europe-nikon.com/support/ Asia, Oceania, Middle East: wwww.nikon-asia.com/ww.nikon-asia.com/ U.S.A.: wwww.nikonusa.com/ww.nikonusa.com/ Additional information may be available from the Nikon representative in your area. Visit hhttp://nikonimaging.com/ttp://nikonimaging.com/ for contact information.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Installing Camera Control Pro

Before installing Camera Control Pro:

• Confirm that the computer satisfies the ssyysstemtem requirementsrequirements for Camera Control Pro.

• Exit any other applications that may be running, including anti-virus software. Follow the links below to view installation instructions for your operating system:

Windows Mac OS
Windows Mac OS

Windows

Windows Mac OS

Mac OS

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Installing Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Windows 1/5

Use an account with administrator privileges when installing Camera Control Pro.

Camera Control Pro 2 Install Options

To display install options for Camera Control Pro:

1 Insert the installer CD in a CD-ROM drive. If an existing copy of Camera Con- trol Pro or Camera Control Pro 2 is detected, installation options will be dis- played; proceed to the following page. Otherwise, proceed to Step 2.

Windows 7/Windows Vista An AutoPlay dialog will be displayed; click Run Welcome.exe. A “User Ac- count Control” dialog will be displayed; click Yes or Continue.

2 A language-selection dialog will be displayed; select a language and click Next. If the
2
A language-selection dialog will be displayed; select a language and click
Next. If the desired language is not available, click Region Selection to
choose a different region and then choose the desired language .

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Installing Camera Control Pro

“Welcome“ dialog

Windows 2/5

Camera Control Pro “Welcome“ dialog Windows 2/5 ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page for
Camera Control Pro “Welcome“ dialog Windows 2/5 ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page for
Camera Control Pro “Welcome“ dialog Windows 2/5 ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page for
ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page for ViewNX 2 in your web browser
ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down-
load page for ViewNX 2 in your web browser
(Internet connection required). Camera
Control Pro 2 is not equipped with an image
browser; download VViewNXiewNX 22 to view pic-
tures captured with Camera Control Pro.
22 to view pic- tures captured with Camera Control Pro. To uninstall Camera Control Pro, see
22 to view pic- tures captured with Camera Control Pro. To uninstall Camera Control Pro, see

To uninstall Camera Control Pro, see UUninstallingninstalling CCameraamera CControlontrol PProro.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Installing Camera Control Pro

Follow the steps below to install Camera Control Pro:

Appendices

Windows 3/5

1 Click Install.
1
Click Install.
2 Click Next.
2 Click Next.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Installing Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Windows 4/5

3 After reading the license agreement ( ), select I accept the terms in the
3 After reading the license agreement ( ), select I accept the terms in the
license agreement ( ) and click Next ( ) to proceed with installation.
A “ReadMe” file will be displayed. Take a moment to read this file, which may
contain information that could not be included in this manual, and then click
Next.

4 Follow the on-screen instructions.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Installing Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Windows 5/5

“View Suggested Online Install”

If the following dialog is displayed, select the desired software ( ) and click Confirm ( ) to view the website for the selected software (Internet connection required). Click ( ) to proceed without checking for additional software.

( ) to proceed without checking for additional software. 5 Click Yes and remove the installer

5 Click Yes and remove the installer CD from the CD-ROM drive. If a dialog
5 Click Yes and remove the installer CD from the CD-ROM drive.
If a dialog is displayed directing you to restart the computer, follow the on-
screen instructions.
This completes installation of Camera Control Pro.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Installing Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Mac OS 1/4

Use an account with administrator privileges when installing Camera Control Pro.

Camera Control Pro 2 Install Options

To display install options for Camera Control Pro:

1 Insert the installer CD in a CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Camera Control Pro CD-ROM
1
Insert the installer CD in a CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Camera Control
Pro CD-ROM icon ( ) on the desktop and then double click the Welcome
(
) icon.
2 The following dialog will be displayed; enter an administrator name and password and click
2 The following dialog will be displayed; enter an administrator name and
password and click OK.
If an existing copy of Camera Control Pro or Camera Control Pro 2 is detected,
installation options will be displayed; proceed to the following page. Other-
wise, proceed to Step 3.
3 A language-selection dialog will be displayed; select a language and click Next. If the
3 A language-selection dialog will be displayed; select a language and click
Next. If the desired language is not available, click Region Selection to
choose a different region and then choose the desired language.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Installing Camera Control Pro

“Welcome“ dialog

Mac OS 2/4

Camera Control Pro “Welcome“ dialog Mac OS 2/4 ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page
Camera Control Pro “Welcome“ dialog Mac OS 2/4 ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page
Camera Control Pro “Welcome“ dialog Mac OS 2/4 ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page
ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down- load page for ViewNX 2 in your web browser
ViewNX 2 Download: Displays the down-
load page for ViewNX 2 in your web browser
(Internet connection required). Camera
Control Pro 2 is not equipped with an image
browser; download VViewNXiewNX 22 to view pic-
tures captured with Camera Control Pro.
22 to view pic- tures captured with Camera Control Pro. To uninstall Camera Control Pro, see
22 to view pic- tures captured with Camera Control Pro. To uninstall Camera Control Pro, see

To uninstall Camera Control Pro, see UUninstallingninstalling CCameraamera CControlontrol PProro.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Installing Camera Control Pro

Follow the steps below to install Camera Control Pro:

Appendices

Mac OS 3/4

1 Click Install.
1
Click Install.
2 After reading the license agreement ( ), click Accept ( ). A “ReadMe” file
2 After reading the license agreement ( ), click Accept ( ).
A “ReadMe” file will be displayed. Take a moment to read this file, which may
contain information that could not be included in this manual, and then click
OK.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Installing Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Mac OS 4/4

3 Follow the on-screen instructions.

“View Suggested Online Install”

If the following dialog is displayed, select the desired software ( ) and click Confirm ( ) to view the website for the selected software (Internet connection required). Click ( ) to proceed without checking for additional software.

( ) to proceed without checking for additional software. 4 Click OK and remove the installer

4 Click OK and remove the installer CD from the CD-ROM drive.

4 Click OK and remove the installer CD from the CD-ROM drive. This completes installation of

This completes installation of Camera Control Pro.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

Starting Camera Control Pro

1/7

1 Turn the camera off and use the USB cable to connect the camera to the com- puter as described in the camera manual. If you are using a D100, choose P, S, A, or M mode. Users of D3-series, D2-series, D300-series, D200, and D7000 cameras can select any mode other than M-UP (mirror up). Other cameras can be connected in any shooting mode.

LANs

See the wireless transmitter user’s manual for information on connecting to cameras via local area networks (LANs) using WT-2, WT-3, or WT-4 wireless transmitters.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

2/7

2 Turn the camera on. If Nikon Transfer or PictureProject Transfer starts, click the close button.

USB Connection to Windows 7 Computers

If the following dialog is displayed, click Change program under “Import pictures and videos” and follow the on-screen instructions to select Camera Control Pro 2.

the on-screen instructions to select Camera Control Pro 2. When a camera with USB interface is
the on-screen instructions to select Camera Control Pro 2. When a camera with USB interface is

When a camera with USB interface is connected to a Windows XP computer, an AutoPlay dialog may be displayed.

a Windows XP computer, an AutoPlay dialog may be displayed. Select the Camera Control Pro option

Select the Camera Control Pro option to start Camera Control Pro.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

3 Start Camera Control Pro.

3/7

Windows Method 1: Double-click the Camera Control Pro 2 shortcut on the desktop.

Method 2:

the Camera Control Pro 2 shortcut on the desktop. Method 2 : Click Start and select

Click Start and select Camera Control Pro 2 in the program list.

and select Camera Control Pro 2 in the program list. Mac OS Method 1: Click the

Mac OS Method 1: Click the Camera Control Pro 2 icon in the Dock (if available).

the Camera Control Pro 2 icon in the Dock (if available). Method 2: Open the “Nikon

Method 2: Open the “Nikon Software/Camera Control Pro 2” folder in the “Ap- plications” folder and double-click the Camera Control Pro 2 icon.

folder and double-click the Camera Control Pro 2 icon. Product Key If prompted to supply a

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

4/7

4 The Camera Control Pro window will be displayed.

Pro 4/7 4 The Camera Control Pro window will be displayed. Windows Mac OS Return to

Windows

4/7 4 The Camera Control Pro window will be displayed. Windows Mac OS Return to first

Mac OS

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

5/7

Product Key

If prompted to supply a pproductr o d u c t kkeye y , enter the key found on the product packaging and click OK . Users of the trial version will see a dialog listing the time remaining in the thirty-day trial period; click Trial to use the trial version or Buy (if available) to visit a website where you can purchase a product key (Internet connection required). Be sure not to lose the key, as it may be required when re-install- ing or upgrading the product.

No Camera Connected

Most features of Camera Control Pro are only available when a camera is connected and turned on. If no camera is detected, the message shown below will be displayed. Connect the camera and turn it on.

shown below will be displayed. Connect the camera and turn it on. Return to first page

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

Exiting Camera Control Pro

6/7

Windows Select Exit from the File menu.
Windows
Select Exit from the File menu.
Mac OS Select Quit Camera Control Pro from the application menu.
Mac OS
Select Quit Camera Control Pro from the application menu.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Starting and Exiting Camera Control Pro

Disconnecting the Camera

Turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable. Note that if a camera that sup- ports only Mass Storage is connected via USB, you will first need to click the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon in the taskbar (see below) and select the removable disk or USB Mass Storage device corresponding to the camera (Windows only).

7/7

device corresponding to the camera (Windows only). 7/7 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Return to

Windows 7

corresponding to the camera (Windows only). 7/7 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Return to first

Windows Vista

to the camera (Windows only). 7/7 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Return to first page

Windows XP

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Getting Help

To view help on Camera Control Pro, select Camera Control Pro Help from the Help menu.

Pro, select Camera Control Pro Help from the Help menu. Windows Mac OS Return to first

Windows

select Camera Control Pro Help from the Help menu. Windows Mac OS Return to first page

Mac OS

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Software Updates

Camera Control Pro is equipped with an automatic update function known as Nikon Message Center 2. Nikon Message Center 2 checks for updates to a variety of Nikon digital products, including Camera Control Pro. If the computer is connected to the Internet, Nikon Message Center 2 will automatically check for updates and display an update dialog when an update is available. See the Nikon Message Center 2 Help menu for more information.

Downloading Updates

An Internet connection is required to download updates. The user bears all applicable fees charged by the phone company or Internet service provider.

charged by the phone company or Internet service provider. When using a dial-up connection, be aware

When using a dial-up connection, be aware that the connection is not automatically terminated when download is complete. Be sure to terminate the connection manually.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Using Camera Control Pro

Screen Layout

29

Capturing Photographs to Disk

31

Viewing Captured Photographs

38

Live View

39

Recording Movies

46

Time Lapse Photography

49

The Camera Control Pro Window

53

Camera Controls

57

Saving and Loading Camera Control Settings

77

The Camera Menu

78

Custom Settings

82

Overview

Screen Layout

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

1/2

Camera Control Pro screen layout is described below using the D3S as an example.

Windows

is described below using the D3S as an example. Windows Menu bar C Connection onnection status

Menu bar CConnectiononnection statusstatus: Shows the status and name of any cameras connected. / : View or hide camera controls. Camera controls can also be displayed or hidden by selecting Show/Hide Camera Control Panels in the Tools menu. Camera control tabs: Click to view the associated camera controls. CCameraamera ccontrolsontrols: Adjust camera settings. SSimulatedimulated LLCDCD panelpanel: Performs the same function as the information display in the camera viewfinder. SShoothoot buttonsbuttons: Click these buttons to take pictures. These buttons can also be assigned kkeyboardeyboard shortcutsshortcuts. LLiveive viewview buttonbutton: Opens the live view window and/or starts live view. Available only with cameras that support live view.

starts live view. Available only with cameras that support live view. Return to first page Camera

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Screen Layout

Mac OS

Using Camera Control Pro Appendices Screen Layout Mac OS 2/2 Menu bar C Connection onnection status

2/2

Menu bar CConnectiononnection statusstatus: Shows the status and name of any cameras connected. / : View or hide camera controls. Camera controls can also be displayed or hidden by selecting Show/Hide Camera Control Panels in the Tools menu. Camera control tabs: Click to view the associated camera controls. CCameraamera ccontrolsontrols: Adjust camera settings. SSimulatedimulated LLCDCD panelpanel: Performs the same function as the information display in the camera viewfinder. SShoothoot buttonsbuttons: Click these buttons to take pictures. These buttons can also be assigned kkeyboardeyboard shortcutsshortcuts. LLiveive viewview buttonbutton: Opens the live view window and/or starts live view. Available only with cameras that support live view.

starts live view. Available only with cameras that support live view. Return to first page Camera
starts live view. Available only with cameras that support live view. Return to first page Camera

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Capturing Photographs to Disk

1/7

If Camera Control Pro is running when a supported camera connected, pictures tak- en with the camera will be stored on your computer hard disk instead of (or, in some cases, in addition to) the camera memory card. Pictures can be taken using either the “shoot” buttons in the Camera Control Pro window or, if EEnablenable ControlsControls onon CCameraamera BBodyody is selected in the Camera menu, using the camera shutter-release button.

The D3S and D7000

If a D3S or D7000 is connected, photographs can be recorded simultaneously to both the com- puter hard disk and camera memory cards, or separately to either the computer hard disk or camera memory cards. See RRecordecord toto for details.

1 Start Camera Control Pro.
1
Start Camera Control Pro.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Capturing Photographs to Disk

2/7

2 Select Download Options… in the Tools menu to display download op- tions.
2 Select Download Options… in the Tools menu to display download op-
tions.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Capturing Photographs to Disk

3/7

3 Adjust capture options: Folder for images downloaded from the camera Select the folder to
3 Adjust capture options:
Folder for images downloaded from the camera
Select the folder to which photographs will be downloaded as they are taken.
Next file name to be used
Shows how images downloaded to the computer will be named. To change
how files are named, click Edit
The dialog shown below will be displayed.
Using the sample file name as a guide, enter a prefix and suffix and choose
the starting number and number of digits for automatic file numbering. You
can also use the shooting date and time in the file name.

SSteptep 33 ccontinuesontinues oonn tthehe nnextext ppageage

File Naming Conventions

Windows: File names should contain no more than one hundred characters. File names may not contain quotes or any of the following characters: “\” “/” “:” “*” “?” “<“ “>” and “|”. Periods (“.”) may not appear at the beginning or the end of file names.

Mac OS: The maximum length for Mac OS file names is twenty characters. Colons (“:”) are not al- lowed.

Extensions: Extensions are assigned automatically. The following extensions are used: “.JPG” (JPEG images), “.TIF” (TIFF images), “.NEF” (NEF/RAW images), and “.NDF” (Image Dust Off reference data).

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Capturing Photographs to Disk

When a new image is received from camera

4/7

to Disk When a new image is received from camera 4/7 Choose the application that will

Choose the application that will be used to display captured photographs after they are saved to disk.

Do nothing: Photographs are not displayed after being saved to the com- puter hard disk.

Show it with ViewNX (available only if ViewNX is installed): ViewNX starts au- tomatically and displays the captured images. See ViewNX help for details. Use the latest version of ViewNX.

Show it with ViewNX 2 (available only if ViewNX 2 is installed): ViewNX 2 starts automatically and displays the captured images. See ViewNX 2 help for details. Use the latest version of ViewNX 2.

Send it to Capture NX 2 watched folder (available only if Capture NX 2 is installed and a “Watched folder” has been selected): If Capture NX 2 (available sepa- rately) is running, photographs will be saved in the folder currently selected as the “watched” folder in Capture NX 2 (see the Capture NX 2 manual for details; see the camera or Capture NX 2 manual for information on whether the camera is supported under Capture NX 2). Pictures will auto- matically be processed according to the batch settings in Capture NX 2.

Send it to Capture NX watched folder (available only if Capture NX is installed and a “Watched folder” has been selected; if Capture NX 2 is installed, this item will not be displayed): If Capture NX (available separately) is run- ning, photographs will be saved in the folder currently selected as the “watched” folder in Capture NX (see the Capture NX manual for details; see the camera or Capture NX manual for information on whether the camera is supported under Capture NX). Pictures will automatically be processed according to the batch settings in Capture NX.

Return to first page

SSteptep 33 ccontinuesontinues oonn tthehe nnextext ppageage

Camera Control Pro 2

34 34

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Capturing Photographs to Disk

5/7

Attach IPTC Information Check this option to add IPTC information to captured images and enable the Copy Shooting Data to IPTC Caption option.

IPTC Information… Clicking this button displays a dialog where you can select the IPTC informa- tion, including keywords and captions, that will be added to images as they are captured.

Copy Shooting Data to IPTC Caption Check this option to copy shooting data to the caption field of images as they are captured.

Embed ICC Profile Select this option to embed an ICC profile according to the camera Color Space settings. The ICC profile is embedded in JPEG and TIFF images as they are captured.

Image Authentication

D3 series D2XS D2X * D2HS * D700 D300 series D200 *
D3 series
D2XS
D2X
*
D2HS *
D700
D300 series
D200 *

The Attach IPTC Information and Embed ICC Profile options do not apply to photographs taken with Image Authentication on. Image authentication information is not embedded in TIFF photographs when images are captured using Camera Control Pro. IPTC information and ICC color profiles are not embedded in images saved to the camera memory cards when PC+CARD or CARD is selected for RRecordecord toto (D3S and D7000 only).

* Image Authentication supported from camera firmware version 2.00.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Capturing Photographs to Disk

6/7

4 After adjusting options as described in Step 3, click OK to exit the dialog and apply settings to subsequent photographs. Note that if On or Auto- matic (the default setting) is selected for the auto image rotation option in the camera setup menu or during live view, the camera will detect camera orientation and automatically embed this information in photographs (note that except for the D3 series, D700, D300S, D100, and D7000, the orientation for the first image in each burst taken in continuous mode applies to all im- ages in the series, even if camera orientation is changed during shooting). If Off is selected, camera orientation will not be recorded. To add information on picture orientation during download, open the Image menu and select Rotate all downloaded images by 90 degrees CW to mark pictures as being rotated 90 ° to the right, or Rotate all downloaded images by 90 degrees CCW to mark pictures as being rotated 90 ° to the left.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Capturing Photographs to Disk

7/7

5 Take pictures using the camera shutter-release button or the “shoot” buttons in Camera Control Pro. The Status dialog shown below will be displayed.

Triangle

The Status dialog shown below will be displayed. Triangle Close button To display a histogram of

Close button

To display a histogram of the current image, click the triangle at the bottom of the Status dialog.

click the triangle at the bottom of the Status dialog. If the Show highlights over option

If the Show highlights over option is checked, any areas of the preview im- age with a brightness over the value entered in the neighboring text box will be indicated by a flashing border. To display histograms (graphs showing the distribution of pixels of different brightnesses in the image) for the red (R), green (G), and blue (B) channels, put a check in the corresponding box.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Viewing Captured Photographs

If Show it with ViewNX or Show it with ViewNX 2 is selected for WWhenhen aa newnew iimagemage isis rreceivedeceived ffromrom cameracamera in the DDownloadownload Options”Options” ddialogialog, pictures will automatically be displayed in the selected application after capture (for details, see the on-line help for the selected application; be sure to always use the latest version). The images in the folder selected for Folder for images downloaded from the camera in the “Download Options” dialog will be displayed.

in the “Download Options” dialog will be displayed. Viewing Pictures in ViewNX or ViewNX 2 If

Overview

Live View

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

1/7

When a camera that supports live view is connected, photographs can be framed in the “Live View” window.

1 Click the Lv (live view) button.
1
Click the Lv (live view) button.

Overview

Live View

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

2/7

2 Adjust settings in the “Live View” window as described in “ L Live ive

2 Adjust settings in the “Live View” window as described in “LLiveive ViewView fforor DD3-3- ssereriies,es, DD700,700, aandnd DD300-ser300-seriieses CCameras:ameras: HHand-heldand-held,” “LLiveive ViewView forfor DD3-3- ssereriies,es, DD700,700, aandnd DD300-ser300-seriieses CCameras:ameras: TTripodripod,” or “LLiveive VViewiew forfor DD90,90,

Note that the controls on the camera body

DD7000,7000, aandnd D5000D5000 CamerasCameras.“

can not be used while the “Live View” window is displayed.

Cameras .“ can not be used while the “Live View” window is displayed. D3 series/D700/D300 series

D3 series/D700/D300 series

Cameras .“ can not be used while the “Live View” window is displayed. D3 series/D700/D300 series
Cameras .“ can not be used while the “Live View” window is displayed. D3 series/D700/D300 series

D90/D7000/D5000

Overview

Live View

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

3/7

4 Click the Lv button to end live view (note that the “Live View” window will close automatically if the camera is disconnected). Live view can be started again at any time by clicking the Lv button.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Live View

Live View for D3-series, D700, and D300-series Cameras: Hand-held

View for D3-series, D700, and D300-series Cameras: Hand-held 4/7 Image area Shows the view through the

4/7

Image area

Shows the view through the camera lens, updated in real time, with the

current focus point (

current focus point ( ) superimposed.

) superimposed.

Navigation area

When the live view display is zoomed in, the navigation window shows the position of the area currently displayed in the monitor.

Magnification ratio

Choose a zoom ratio to zoom the view in the image area in or out.

Rotate buttons

Rotate the live view display in the image area.

“Auto Rotate”

If this option is selected, the live view display will automatically be rotated with the camera.

Live view mode

Choose from Hand-held and Tripod.

“Focus Point”

Click the arrows to move the focus point.

AF button

Set exposure and focus the camera using normal (phase-detection) AF.

Framing grid button

Display or hide a framing grid.

AF area button

Display or hide the focus area.

 

Virtual horizon

Display or hide a virtual horizon. Available with the D3 from firmware ver- sion 2.00 and with the D3X, D3S, D700, and D300S.

button

“Shoot”

Take a picture.

“AF and Shoot”

Focus and then take a picture. No picture will be taken if the camera is unable to focus.

“Lv”

Click to start or stop live view.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Live View

Live View for D3-series, D700, and D300-series Cameras: Tripod

View for D3-series, D700, and D300-series Cameras: Tripod 5/7 Image area Shows the view through the

5/7

Image area

Shows the view through the camera lens, updated in real time, with the

focus point (

focus point ( ) superimposed.

) superimposed.

Navigation area

When the live view display is zoomed in, the navigation window shows the position of the area currently displayed in the monitor.

Magnification ratio

Choose a zoom ratio to zoom the view in the image area in or out.

Rotate buttons

Rotate the live view display in the image area.

“Auto Rotate”

If this option is selected, the live view display will automatically be rotated with the camera.

Live view mode

Choose from Hand-held and Tripod.

“Adjust Focus”

Click these buttons to adjust focus by the amount selected with the slid- er. Click + to move the focal point away from the camera, to bring it toward the camera.

AF button

Click to initiate contrast-detect autofocus; click again to end autofocus.

Framing grid button

Display or hide a framing grid.

 

Virtual horizon

Display or hide a virtual horizon. Available with the D3 from firmware ver- sion 2.00 and with the D3X, D3S, D700, and D300S.

button

“Shoot”

Take a picture.

 

“AF and Shoot”

Focus using contrast-detect AF and then take a picture. No picture will be taken if the camera is unable to focus.

“Lv”

Click to start or stop live view.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Live View

Live View for D90, D7000, and D5000 Cameras

6/7

Live View Live View for D90, D7000, and D5000 Cameras 6/7   Shows the view through
 

Shows the view through the camera lens, updated in real time, with the focus point ( ) superimposed. The focus point can be moved to a new location by clicking in the image area. In face-priority AF, faces detected by the camera are indicated by a border ( ) and the current focus point by a icon.

In face-priority AF, faces detected by the camera are indicated by a border ( ) and
In face-priority AF, faces detected by the camera are indicated by a border ( ) and
In face-priority AF, faces detected by the camera are indicated by a border ( ) and

Image area

Navigation area

When the live view display is zoomed in, the navigation window shows the position of the area currently displayed in the monitor.

Magnification ratio

Choose a zoom ratio to zoom the view in the image area in or out.

Rotate buttons

Rotate the live view display in the image area.

“Auto Rotate”

If this option is selected, the live view display will automatically be rotated with the camera.

AF-servo mode

Choose an AF-servo mode for live view or movie recording (D7000 only).

Autofocus mode

Choose an autofocus mode option for live view autofocus. Subject-track- ing AF (D7000 and D5000 only) is not supported.

“Adjust Focus”

Click these buttons to adjust focus by the amount selected with the slid- er. Click + to move the focal point away from the camera, to bring it toward the camera.

AF button

Click to initiate contrast-detect autofocus; click again to end autofocus.

Framing grid button

Display or hide a framing grid.

Overview

Live View

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

7/7

 

Virtual horizon

 

button

Display or hide a virtual horizon (D7000 only).

“Shoot”

Take a picture.

“AF and Shoot”

Focus using contrast-detect AF and then take a picture. No picture will be taken if the camera is unable to focus.

“Lv”

Click to start or stop live view.

“REC” button

Start or stop movie recording (D7000 only). Movie recording ends au- tomatically when you end live view, the maximum length is reached, or there is no additional space on the storage device.

Time available

The amount of additional movie footage that can be recorded (D7000 only).

The Live View Countdown Display

The camera’s internal temperature may rise if live view is used for extended periods. To prevent damage to the camera’s internal circuits, live view will end automatically before the camera over- heats. A countdown display will appear 30 s before live view ends. At high ambient temperatures, this display may appear immediately when live view mode is selected. For more information on live view, see the camera manual.

For more information on live view, see the camera manual. The following Camera Control Pro options

The following Camera Control Pro options can not be used during live view:

The Camera menu: All options except for Live View…

The Settings menu: All options

The Tools menu: Download Options… and Options… (Windows only)

The application menu: Preferences… (Mac OS only)

The Exposure 2 tab: Focus Point (contrast-detect AF only), Metering, and the options in the Flu- orescent sub-menu (D3 only)

The Storage tab: Image area (including Auto DX Crop)

The Mechanical tab: AF-Area Mode (contrast-detect AF only), Focus Mode (D90/D7000/D5000), and the lens Edit… button

The Image Processing tab: the Picture Control Edit… button and Manage Picture Control…

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Recording Movies

Appendices

1/3

When camera that supports movie recording using Camera Control Pro 2 is con- nected, movies can be recorded (with sound) in the “Live View” window. Note that movies can only be recorded when a memory card is inserted in the camera. Be sure a memory card is inserted before proceeding.

1 Click the Lv (live view) button.
1
Click the Lv (live view) button.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Recording Movies

Appendices

2/3

2 Adjust settings in the “Live View” window and the S Storage torage > M

2 Adjust settings in the “Live View” window and the SStoragetorage > MMovieovie sub-tab. Note that Auto Rotate and Adjust Focus controls in the “Live View” can not be used during recording.

sub-tab. Note that Auto Rotate and Adjust Focus controls in the “Live View” can not be

3 Click REC to begin recording.

3 Click ● REC to begin recording. The time remaining is shown in the lower left

The time remaining is shown in the lower left corner of the “Live View” win- dow. If no memory card is inserted, a warning will be displayed and no movie will be recorded.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Recording Movies

Appendices

3/3

4

To end recording, click ● REC again. Recording ends automatically when the time remaining expires
To end recording, click ● REC again. Recording ends automatically when the
time remaining expires or the memory card is full.

The Live View Countdown Display

The camera’s internal temperature may rise if live view is used for extended periods. To prevent damage to the camera’s internal circuits, live view will end automatically before the camera over- heats. A countdown display will appear 30 s before live view ends. At high ambient temperatures, this display may appear immediately when live view mode is selected. For more information on movie recording, see the camera manual.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Time Lapse Photography

1/4

Using Camera Control Pro, you can take a series of photographs automatically at a time interval you select.

1 Select Time Lapse Photography… from the Camera menu. Lapse Photography dialog will be displayed.
1
Select Time Lapse Photography… from the Camera menu.
Lapse Photography dialog will be displayed.
The Time

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Time Lapse Photography

2/4

2 Before shooting starts, adjust the following settings:

Autofocus before each shot If this option is checked, the camera will perform an autofocus operation be- fore each shot. If the selected focus mode is AF-A (supported cameras only) or single-servo AF, an autofocus operation will be performed even when the check box is off. Keep shooting until cancelled If this option is checked, the camera will continue to take photographs until you click Stop Shooting in the Time Lapse Photography dialog. Auto bracketing ( D100 D60 D40 series excluded) Select this option to perform exposure, flash, or white balance bracketing during shooting. To

change bracketing options, click Set BKT dialog shown at right will be displayed.

click Set BKT dialog shown at right will be displayed. D3 series (shown)/D2 series/ D700/D300 series/D200

D3 series (shown)/D2 series/ D700/D300 series/D200

D3 series (shown)/D2 series/ D700/D300 series/D200 D90/D80/D70 series/D50/ D7000 (shown) The Auto bracketing

D90/D80/D70 series/D50/ D7000 (shown)

D700/D300 series/D200 D90/D80/D70 series/D50/ D7000 (shown) The Auto bracketing set/ AE/WB/Flash Bracketing Choose

The

Auto bracketing set/ AE/WB/Flash Bracketing

Choose the type of bracketing per- formed.

Auto bracketing

 

(Mode M)

Choose how bracketing is per- formed in manual exposure mode.

D3 series

D2 series

D700

D300 series

 

D200

Bracketing Type/

Choose the bracketing program, ex- posure or white balance increment, bracketing order, and exposure mode. Bracketing order is not avail- able with the D50 and D5000. Brack- eting type and bracketing order are not available with the D5000.

Bracketing Step/

Bracketing Order/

Exposure Mode

D5000

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Time Lapse Photography

3/4

3 Use the Shots box to choose a number of shots from 2 to 9,999. This option is not available when Keep shooting until cancelled is selected.

4 The delay between shots can be set to any value between 00:00:01 (one second) and 99:59:59 (ninety-nine hours, fifty-nine minutes, and fifty-nine seconds).

5 Click Start. New photographs will be processed according to the option se- lected for
5 Click Start. New photographs will be processed according to the option se-
lected for WWhenhen aa newnew iimagemage iiss rreceivedeceived ffromrom tthehe camercameraa in the ““DowDownn--
lloadoad Options”Options” ddiaiallogog.
6 Follow the progress of time lapse photography in the progress dialog. Click Stop Shooting
6 Follow the progress of time lapse photography in the progress dialog.
Click Stop Shooting to end time lapse photography at any time. If a num-
ber of shots was specified in the “Time Lapse Photography” dialog, shooting
will end when the specified number of shots has been taken.

Time Interval Settings

If the delay is shorter than the time required to record each photograph, the actual interval between photographs will be longer than that specified in the “Time Lapse Photography” dialog.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Time Lapse Photography

4/4

7 Once the specified number of shots has been taken, the Stop Shooting button will change to Shooting Complete. Click Shooting Complete to exit the “Time Lapse Photography” dialog.

Error Logs

If an error occurs during shooting, an error log will be displayed; click OK to close the log and return to the Camera Control Pro window.

close the log and return to the Camera Control Pro window. If you make a mistake

If you make a mistake in entering settings in the “Time Lapse Photography” dialog, a warning will be displayed. Return to the “Time Lapse Photography” dialog and adjust settings as directed.

Lapse Photography” dialog and adjust settings as directed. The download folder indicator in the “Time Lapse

The download folder indicator in the “Time Lapse Photography” dialog changes from green to yel- low to red as the destination fills. If necessary, suspend shooting and cchangehange tthehe ddestinationestination ddriverive.

and c change hange t the he d destination estination d drive rive . Return to

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

The Camera Control Pro Window

1/4

The Camera Control Pro window shows current camera settings, which may be viewed by clicking the five page selection tabs. Camera settings can be altered using the controls in each tab as in “CCameraamera CControlsontrols.” The other settings in this window are described below.

Connection Status

in this window are described below. Connection Status Connection status This area shows the following information

Connection status

This area shows the following information about the camera currently connected:

Camera name

Camera orientation ( D100 excluded): If On or Automatic is selected for the auto image rotation option in the camera setup menu, camera orientation will be indi- cated by an icon as shown below. No icon will be displayed if Off is selected.

below. No icon will be displayed if Off is selected. Horizontal Rotated 90 ° clockwise Rotated
below. No icon will be displayed if Off is selected. Horizontal Rotated 90 ° clockwise Rotated

Horizontal

Rotated 90 ° clockwise

Rotated 90 ° counterclockwise

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

The Camera Control Pro Window

The

/
/

Button

2/4

Click this button to view or hide camera controls.

2/4 Click this button to view or hide camera controls. Simulated LCD Panel This panel shows
2/4 Click this button to view or hide camera controls. Simulated LCD Panel This panel shows

Simulated LCD Panel

This panel shows the information displayed in the camera’s viewfinder, with the ex- ception of camera errors. Clicking on an indicator in the panel opens the Camera Control Pro window to the tab that controls the selected option, where adjustments can be made.

the selected option, where adjustments can be made. The amount of memory remaining in the camera

The amount of memory remaining in the camera memory buffer is displayed at the right edge of the simulated LCD panel (this information is not displayed when a D100 camera is connected). This information is updated at regular intervals, but tempo- rary discrepancies may exist between the display and the actual amount of memory remaining in the buffer.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

The Camera Control Pro Window

Shoot Buttons

Click either of these buttons to take a photograph at current settings. If a D3-series, D2-series, D700, D300-series, D200, D90, D80, D70-series, D60, D50, D40-series, D7000, or D5000 camera is connected, photos can be taken in continuous shooting release mode; in this case, the AF and Shoot and Shoot buttons will instead be labeled AF and Start and Start and you can choose tthehe nnumberumber ooff ppicturesictures tthathat ccanan bbee takentaken inin aa singlesingle bbursturst. Continuous shooting with D100 cameras can only be performed with shutter-release button on the camera body; the shooting buttons in the “Camera Control Pro” dialog can only be used to take pictures one at a time.

3/4

dialog can only be used to take pictures one at a time. 3/4 AF and Shoot/

AF and Shoot/ AF and Start

When this button is clicked, the camera will perform an autofocus operation and then release the shutter to take a photograph.

Shoot/Start

Click this button to take a photograph. If the selected focus mode is AF-A (sup- ported cameras only) or single-servo AF, an autofocus operation will be per- formed before the shutter is released.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

The Camera Control Pro Window

4/4

Camera Settings That Can Not Be Adjusted from Camera Control Pro

The following operations can only be performed using the controls on the camera body:

 

Operation

Camera

 

Burst photography (continuous shooting mode)

D100
D100

Continuous servo autofocus

All supported models

Focus lock

All supported models

Autofocus-only operation (use AF and Shoot to perform autofocus)

All supported models

Status not displayed

Manual aperture adjustment using the lens aperture ring (available via Custom Setting)

D3 series D2 series D700 D300 series D200
D3 series
D2 series
D700
D300 series
D200

Depth-of-field preview

All supported models

Auto bracketing

D100
D100

Compression options for NEF (RAW) images

D100
D100
 

Operation assigned to FUNC./Fn button

D3 series D2 series D700 D300 series D200 D90 D80 D7000 D5000
D3 series
D2 series
D700
D300 series
D200
D90
D80
D7000
D5000

Remote (D80, D70 series, D60, D50, D40 series, D7000 and D5000 only) and self-timer mode selection

All cameras except

D100
D100

Multiple exposure

All supported models

 

Focus mode selection using camera focus-mode selector

All supported models

Metering

D100
D100

Exposure mode (can be adjusted if EEnablenable ccontrolsontrols oonn ccameraamera bbodyody is not selected when a camera other than the D100 is connected)

D100 D90 D80 D70 series D60 D50 D40 series D7000 D5000
D100
D90
D80
D70 series
D60
D50
D40 series
D7000
D5000

Status displayed

Shooting mode

D100
D100

Shutter-speed lock

D3 series
D3 series
D2 series
D2 series
D700
D700

Aperture lock

D3 series
D3 series
D2 series
D2 series
D700
D700

Autoexposure lock

All supported models

 

Flash compensation

D3 series
D3 series
D2 series
D2 series

M-up (mirror up) mode selection

D3 series D2 series D700 D300 series D200
D3 series
D2 series
D700
D300 series
D200

Selection of second center focus area group (group dynamic-AF)

D2 series
D2 series
D200
D200

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Camera Controls

Camera controls are described below using the D3S as an example:

1/20

The Exposure 1 Tab

The following settings can be adjusted from the Exposure 1 tab:

following settings can be adjusted from the Exposure 1 tab: Exposure Choose an exposure mode. If

Exposure

Choose an exposure mode. If a D100 is connected, or if EEnablenable ControlsControls oonn CCameraamera BBodyody is checked when a D90, D80, D70-series, D60, D50, D40-se- ries, D7000, or D5000 camera is connected, it will show the current exposure mode but the mode itself must be selected using the camera mode dial or function dial. See the camera manual for details.

Mode

Scene Mode

Choose a scene when Scene Mode is selected for Exposure Mode. See the camera manual for details.

D7000
D7000
D5000
D5000

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Camera Controls

Appendices

2/20

 

The Exposure 1 Tab

Shutter

Shutter speed can only be adjusted in Manual and Speed Priority modes, when it can be set to values between the maximum and minimum values supported by the camera. Use high shutter speeds to freeze motion, low shutter speeds to suggest motion by blurring moving objects.

Speed

Aperture

Aperture can only be adjusted in Manual and Aperture Priority modes, when it can be set to values between maximum and minimum aperture (small apertures have high f-numbers, wide apertures low f-numbers; the actual apertures available depend on the lens used).

Exposure

Exposure compensation is useful when shooting subjects containing sharp lighting contrasts, or on other occasions when you want to modify the ex- posure value determined by the camera. Depending on the camera, expo- sure compensation may not be available in some exposure modes; see the camera manual for details.

Comp.

Flash Comp.

This option is used to adjust the level of the camera’s built-in flash (note that the flash level for D3- and D2-series cameras can not be adjusted using Camera Control Pro).

Flexible

Flexible program can only be used in Programmed Auto mode, when it allows you to choose from predetermined combinations of shutter speed and aperture appropriate to current lighting conditions.

Program

The Function Dial

D100
D100

The D100 can only be used to take photographs when the function dial is set to P, S, A , or M . At other settings, the controls in the Exposure 1 tab will be disabled.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Appendices

Camera Controls

The Exposure 2 Tab

The following settings can be adjusted from the Exposure 2 tab.

3/20

settings can be adjusted from the Exposure 2 tab. 3/20 Focus Point The focus point and

Focus Point

The focus point and focus area can be selected using the arrow buttons; see the camera manual for details. For information on AF-area mode and focus mode, see “TheThe MMechanicalechanical TTab.”ab.”

Focus Area

Metering

The metering mode can be selected from this menu (D100 excluded). Metering mode defaults to the option selected with the camera. If a D100 camera is con- nected, the current metering mode will be shown, but changes can only be made using camera controls. See the camera manual for details.

Flash Sync

This option controls the camera flash mode. See the camera manual for details.

Mode

ISO Sensitivity

ISO sensitivity can be raised when taking photographs in low light conditions. See the user’s manual provided with your camera for details.

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Camera Controls

Appendices

4/20

The Exposure 2 Tab

Auto

ISO Auto

White Balance

Fine Tune… ( D50 excluded)
Fine Tune…
(
D50
excluded)

When this option is checked, the camera will adjust ISO sensitivity auto- matically. If this option is selected when a D3-series, D700, D300-series, D90, D7000, or D5000 camera is connected, the maximum sensitivity and mini- mum shutter speed can be set by clicking the Detail… button.

White balance is used to ensure that colors which appear white when viewed directly are white in the final photograph. It can also be used to produce an intentionally unbalanced rendering of a scene. If Fluorescent is selected when a D3-series, D700, D300-series, D90, D60, D7000, or D5000 camera is connected, a menu of bulb types will be displayed. If Choose color temp. is selected when a D3-series, D2-series, D700, D300-series, D200, D90, or D7000 camera is connected, a menu of color temperatures will be displayed. If Auto is selected when a D7000 is connected, a menu of auto white bal- ance types will be displayed. See the camera manual for details.

Click Fine Tune… to make fine adjustments to white balance. Fine tuning is not available with Choose color temp. (D2 series, D200 and D80 only) or preset white balance. If a D3-series, D700, D300-series, D90, D60, D7000, or D5000 camera is connected, white balance can be fine-tuned on the Green- Magenta and Blue-Amber axes as described in the camera manual; to re- store default settings, click Reset.

manual; to re- store default settings, click Reset . D2 series/D200/D100/D80/ D70 series/D40 series

D2 series/D200/D100/D80/ D70 series/D40 series

settings, click Reset . D2 series/D200/D100/D80/ D70 series/D40 series D3-series/D700/D300 series/ D90/D60/D7000/D5000

D3-series/D700/D300 series/

D90/D60/D7000/D5000

Overview

Using Camera Control Pro

Camera Controls

Appendices

5/20

The Exposure 2 Tab