A Short Course Pocket Guide
Nikon 990 Pocket Guide

Pocket Guide

The step-by-step instructions in this free pocket guide are excerpted from the comprehensive book "A Short Course in Nikon 990 Photography." Feel free to print them out as-is or copy them into a word processing program to format them. Hopefully they will be a useful guide when out in the field. To learn more about the procedures featured here, the context in which they are used, and tips that make them even more useful, check out the book from which they are excerpted by clicking the cover to the left.

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Contents


Click to return to top of page Taking a Picture in Programmed Mode

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC and rotate the lens to a comfortable position. Be sure to remove the lens cap and check the number of pictures remaining on the control panel.

2. Compose the image in the viewfinder making sure the subject that you want sharpest is in the focus target in the center of the viewfinder.

3. Press the shutter-release button halfway down so the camera can set focus, exposure, and white balance. When these are set, the autofocus (AE) lamp next to the viewfinder glows a steady green. If the camera has problems focusing, the AF lamp flashes.

4. Press the shutter-release button all the way down to take the picture. The camera beeps and the autofocus (AF) lamp next to the viewfinder flashes green as the image is saved to the CompactFlash card.

5. When done, turn the Mode Dial to OFF and replace the lens cap.

Click to return to top of page Using Menus

Click to return to top of page Resetting The M-REC Shooting Menu

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the RESET ALL icon (a letter "C") on page 2 of the menu and press the right point to display a submenu.

3. Press the down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Reset and press the right point to select it and reset the commands.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Previewing Images

1. Turn the Mode Dial to PLAY to display the last photo you took.

2. Use any of the procedures described in MANAGING YOUR IMAGES.

3. To quit or resume shooting, turn the Mode Dial to another setting

Click to return to top of page Managing Your Images

Click to return to top of page Selecting an Image Quality

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the QUAL button below the monitor to cycle among HI (M-REC only), FINE, NORMAL, and BASIC on the control panel or monitor.

Click to return to top of page Selecting an Image Size

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Hold down the QUAL button below the monitor and turn the Command Dial to cycle through the available sizes on the control panel and monitor. All of the sizes are listed in the table at the bottom of this page. When no size is indicated on the monitor, the camera is set to full image size. As you change sizes, 2048 appears twice on the control panel, once along with the 3:2 icon.

Click to return to top of page Changing Exposure Modes

1. Turn the Mode Dial to M-REC.

2. Hold down the MODE button and turn the Command Dial until P (program), M (manual), A (aperture-priority), or S (shutter-priority) is displayed on the control panel and monitor. (To set the camera to flexible program mode, first set it to P (program), then release the Mode Dial and rotate the Command Dial to set it to P* and cycle through a number of usable aperture shutter speed combinations)

Click to return to top of page Using Shutter-Priority Mode

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, hold down the MODE button and turn the Command Dial until an S is displayed on the control panel and monitor.

2. Release the MODE button and turn the Command Dial to select a shutter speed on the control panel or monitor.

Click to return to top of page Using Aperture-Priority Mode

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, hold down the MODE button and turn the Command Dial until an A appears on the control panel and monitor.

2. Release the MODE button and turn the Command Dial to select an aperture on the control panel or monitor.

Click to return to top of page Using Manual Mode

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, hold down the MODE button and turn the Command Dial until an M appears on the control pane, then release the MODE button.

2. Press the MODE button to switch back and forth between the aperture and shutter speed setting. You can tell which is adjustable at the moment because the current setting is displayed alone on the control panel and in blue on the monitor.

3. Turn the Command Dial to change either apertures ( in one-third stops) or shutter speeds (in full stops). When you do so, an exposure scale is displayed on the monitor to indicate how much you are under (-) or over (+) the cameraís recommended exposure setting.

Click to return to top of page Using the Self-Timer

1. With the Mode Dial set to A-REC or M-REC, press the M-FOCUS button until the self-timer icon (a sweeping second hand) is displayed on the control panel and monitor.

2. With the camera on a stable surface or tripod, press the shutter-release button all the way down once for a ten-second delay or twice for a three-second delay. (To interrupt the timer, turn the Mode Dial to any other setting.)

Click to return to top of page Turning Best Shot Selection On and Off

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the BEST SHOT SELECTOR icon (BSS) on page 1 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight On or Off and press the right point to select it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Increasing Sensitivity

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, hold down the Flash (ISO) button on the back of the camera and turn the Command Dial to cycle through the settings AUTO, 100, 200, and 400.

2. Release the Flash (ISO) button and take your photos.

3. When finished, repeat Step 1 but select AUTO to return to the default setting.

Click to return to top of page Increasing The Sharpness of Moving Objects

Click to return to top of page Changing the Autofocus Setting

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the M-FOCUS button on the back of the camera to cycle through the available modes: autofocus (no icon), infinity (a mountain icon), macro close-up (a flower blossom icon), and macro/selftimer (flower blossom and sweeping second had icons).

Click to return to top of page Turning Focus Confirmation On and Off

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight FOCUS on page 2 of the menu, then press the right point to display a submenu.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Focus Confirmation and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

4. Press the up or down points on the Multi Selector button to highlight one of the following choices, then press the right point to set it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Turning on Continuous or Single Autofocus Mode

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight FOCUS on page 2 of the menu, then press the right point to display a submenu.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Auto-Focus Mode and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

4. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Continuous or Single AF, then press the right point to set it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Manual Focus

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, hold down the M-FOCUS button and turn the Command Dial to cycle through a series of preset distances. The focus distance is displayed on the control panel and monitor.

2. To cancel manual focus, press and release the M-FOCUS button.

Click to return to top of page Setting Distance Units

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight FOCUS on page 2 of the menu, then press the right point to display a submenu.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Distance Units, then press the right point display a submenu.

4. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight m or ft, then press the right point to set it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Focus Lock

1. In A-REC or M-REC mode, point the camera so the subject you want to lock focus on is in the focus target.

2. Press the shutter-release button halfway down and hold it there to lock in the focus. The autofocus (AF) lamp next to the viewfinder glows a steady green.

3. Without releasing the shutter-release button, recompose the scene and press the shutter-release button the rest of the way to take the picture.

Click to return to top of page Using AF Area Mode

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight FOCUS on page 2 of the menu, then press the right point to display a submenu.

3. With AF Area Mode highlighted, press the right point to display a submenu.

4. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight one of the following choices, then press the right point to set it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Specifying Image Sharpness

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the IMAGE SHARPENING icon (an A with a diamond) on page 1 of the menu, then press the right point to display a submenu.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight your choice and press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using the Infinity Focus Setting

1. Set the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the M-FOCUS button on the back of the camera until the infinity focus icon (a mountain) is displayed on the control panel and monitor.

Click to return to top of page Increasing Depth of Field

Click to return to top of page Using Focus Lock for Maximum Depth of Field

1. Point the camera so the area you want to focus on is in the focus target in the center of the viewfinder. In a landscape, pick something about one-third of the way between you and the horizon. For other scenes, pick something to focus on thatís one-third of the way between the nearest and farthest points that you want to be sharp.

2. Press the shutter-release button down halfway and hold it there to lock in the focus. The autofocus (AF) lamp next to the viewfinder glows a steady green.

3. Recompose the scene and press the shutter-release button the rest of the way to take the picture.

Click to return to top of page Using Focus Lock for Minimum Depth of Field

1. Zoom the lens in to magnify the subject or move close to it and focus the camera on, or slightly in front of, the subject you want sharpest.

2. Press the shutter-release button down halfway and hold it there to lock in the focus.  The autofocus (AF) lamp next to the viewfinder glows a steady green.

3. Recompose the scene and press the shutter-release button the rest of the way to take the picture.

Click to return to top of page Decreasing Depth of Field in Automatic Mode

Click to return to top of page Capturing Creative Blur

Click to return to top of page Changing the Metering Mode

1. Turn the Mode Dial to M-REC and press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the METERING icon on page 1 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight your choice, and then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Exposure Compensation

1. With the Mode Dial set to A-REC or M-REC, hold down the Exposure Compensation (+/-) button and turn the Command Dial to select a setting from -2 (darker) to +2 (lighter) in increments of 1/3 of a stop. The monitor will display the result of the changes. If you select a + value, the scene will look brighter. If you select a Ė value it will look darker. (You can also set exposure compensation on the M-REC shooting menu by selecting EXP and then EXP. +/-.)

2. When done, reset exposure compensation to 0.0.

Click to return to top of page Using Exposure Lock

1. Point the camera so the subject that you want to lock exposure on is in the focus target (Ő …).

2. Press the shutter-release button down halfway and hold it there to lock in the exposure. The autofocus (AF) lamp next to the viewfinder glows a steady green.

3. Without releasing the shutter-release button, recompose the scene and press the shutter-release button the rest of the way to take the picture.

Click to return to top of page Using Autoexposure Bracketing

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight EXP on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Auto Bracketing and press the right point to display a submenu.

4. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Off or On and press the right point to select it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Adjusting Brightness and Contrast

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the IMAGE ADJUSTMENT icon on page 1 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight your choice and then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Adjusting White Balance

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the WHITE BALANCE icon on page 1 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight your choice and then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Zooming the Lens

To zoom the lens, press zoom-out (W) to widen the angle of view and zoom-in (T) to enlarge subjects. As you zoom, an indicator displayed on the monitor indicates the amount of zoom.

Click to return to top of page Setting the Zoom Startup Position

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Highlight ZOOM on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a submenu.

3. Press the down button on the Multi Selector button to highlight Startup Position and press the right point to display a list of choices.

4. Highlight one of the three choices below and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to select it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Digital Zoom

1. With the Mode Dial set to A-REC or M-REC, leave the monitor on, and use it to compose your image. Digital Zoom works only when the monitor is on or the camera is connected to a TV set because the effects of digital zoom cannot be seen in the viewfinder.

2. Press the zoom-in (T) button to zoom all the way into the subject and then continue to hold it down for 2 seconds.

3. When the camera goes into digital zoom, you can adjust the degree of magnification with the zoom in (T) or zoom out (W) buttons.

4. To return to optical zoom, press the zoom-out (W) button until the digital zoom indicator disappears from the monitor.

Click to return to top of page Turning Digital Zoom Off and On

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the ZOOM command on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

3. With Digital Tele highlighted, press the right point to display a list of choices.

4. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight On or Off and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to select it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Lens Adapters

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the LENS icon on page 1 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight your choice and then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Auto Flash

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the Flash (ISO) button on the back of the camera until AUTO and a lightening bolt icon are displayed on the control panel. (AUTO is the default setting.)

Click to return to top of page Adjusting Flash Power

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the SPEEDLIGHT OPT icon (a lightning bolt) on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu.

3. With Variable Power highlighted, press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a setting scale.

4. Press the up point on the Multi Selector button to increase the flash power and the down point to decrease it, then press the right point to set the specified power.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Combating Red-eye

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the Flash (ISO) button on the back of the camera until the red-eye reduction icon (an eye) is displayed on the control panel and monitor.

3. When finished, to return to the default setting, press the Flash (ISO) button until AUTO and the lightning bolt icon are displayed on the control panel.

Click to return to top of page Using Fill Flash

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the Flash (ISO) button on the back of the camera until the Anytime Flash icon (a lightning bolt without the word AUTO) is displayed on the control panel and monitor.

3. When finished, to return to the default setting, press the Flash (ISO) button until AUTO and the lightning bolt icon are displayed on the control panel.

Click to return to top of page Using Slow Sync Flash

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the Flash (ISO) button on the back of the camera until SLOW and the lightning bolt icon are displayed on the control panel and SLOW is displayed on the monitor.

3. When finished, to return to the default setting press the Flash (ISO) button until AUTO and the lightning bolt icon are displayed on the control panel.

Click to return to top of page Turning the Flash Off and On

1. Turn the Mode Dial to A-REC or M-REC.

2. Press the Flash (ISO) button on the back of the camera until the Flash Cancel icon (a lightning bolt with a slash through it) is displayed on the control panel and monitor.

3. When finished, to return to the default setting press the Flash (ISO) button until AUTO and the lightning bolt icon are displayed on the control panel.

Click to return to top of page Turning the Built-in Flash Off and On

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2.. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the SPEEDLIGHT OPT icon (a lightning bolt) on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point to display options.

3. Press the down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Speedlight Cntrl and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display choices.

4. Highlight either Int & Ext Active or Int Flash Off, then press the right point to select it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Taking Macro Close-ups

1. With the Mode Dial set to A-REC or M-REC, press the M-FOCUS button on the back of the camera until the macro close-up flower blossom icon is displayed, or the macro icon and a sweeping second hand icon if you are using the selftimer.

2. Compose the photo on the monitor. To frame and focus the image, use the zoom buttons, and move the camera closer to or farther from the subject. When zoomed to the range where extreme close-ups are possible, the macro icon on the monitor turns yellow.

3. Press the shutter-release button halfway down to lock in focus then all the way down to take the picture.

Click to return to top of page Increasing depth of Field in Close-ups

Click to return to top of page Locking Exposure and Light Balance for Panoramas

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the EXP command on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

3. With AE Lock highlighted, press the right point to display a list of choices.

4. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Off, On, or Reset and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to select it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Shooting in Black & White

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the IMAGE ADJUSTMENT icon on page 1 of the menu, and press the right point to display a submenu of choices.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Black&White and then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Continuous Photography

1. With the Mode Dial set to M-REC, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the CONTINUOUS icon (the default is a letter "S" in a box) and press the right point to display a list of choices.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight your choice, then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Setting the Display Mode

1. With the camera in M-REC mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Monitor Options and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display the submenu.

3. Highlight Display Mode and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display choices.

4. Use the up or down points on the Multi Selector button to highlight one of the following choices, then press the right point to select it:

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Adjusting Monitor Brightness or Hue

1. With the camera in any mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Monitor Options and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a submenu.

3. Highlight Brightness or Hue and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a screen with an adjustment scale.

4. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to adjust the brightness or hue, then press the right point to set it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Formatting CompactFlash Cards

1. With the camera in any mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight CF Card Format and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a warning.

3. Highlight No to cancel, or Format to continue, then press the right point to select it. Donít remove the card or turn off the camera while the FORMATTING message is displayed on the monitor.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Setting the Time and Date

1. With the camera in any mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Date on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a DATE screen.

3. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to change the selected setting, and the left and right points to select other settings.

4. Highlight the YMD DMY MDY line (it may be in another order), and press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to change the order of the date, or press the right point to set the date and time and return to the Setup menu.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Selecting a Language

1. With the camera in M-REC mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Language on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to select D (German), E (English), F (French), or J (Japanese), then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Turning the Beep on or Off

1. With the camera in any mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Shutter Sound on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a submenu.

3. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to select On or Off, then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Setting the Sleep Mode Time

1. With the camera in any Mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Auto Off and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to select 30S (seconds), 1 M (minute), 5M (minutes), or 30M (minutes), then press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Memorizing M-REC Settings

1. With the camera in M-REC mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Controls and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. With Memorize highlighted, press the right point to display a list of settings.

4. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight a setting and press the right point to turn it on or off (a setting with a checkmark is on).

5. Highlight Done and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to return to the menu.

6. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Programming Function Buttons

1. With the camera in M-REC mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Controls and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Highlight Func. 1 or Func. 2 and press the right point to display a list of settings you can assign to the function button youíve selected.

4. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight a setting and press the right point to assign it to the selected function button.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Choosing User Settings

1. With the camera in M-REC mode, press the MENU button to display the shooting menu.

2. Highlight the USER SETTING icon (a number 1, 2, or 3 in a box) on page 2 of the menu, press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of icons that indicate the cameraís current settings, then press the right point to set it.

3. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Specifying File Numbering

1. With the camera in A-REC or M-REC mode, display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Seq. Numbers and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to select one of the following settings and press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Visually Confirming Shutter Release

1. With the camera in M-REC mode, press the MENU button to display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Shot Confirm Lamp on page 2 of the menu, and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to select On or Off and press the right point to set it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Creating, Renaming or Deleting Folders

1. With the camera in any mode, press the MENU button to display the Setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Folders and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Highlight Options press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display another list of choices.

4. Use the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight one of the following choices, then press the right point to select it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Choosing an Existing Folder

1. With the camera in any mode, press the MENU button to display the setup menu (the page with the "S" tab).

2. Highlight Folders and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of folders.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight the folder you want to use, and press the right point to select it.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Using Thumbnail Playback

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the ISO button below the monitor once to display 9 images, twice to display 4, and three times to return to the normal view.

2. Use any of the following commands when viewing thumbnails:

Click to return to top of page Protecting or Deleting Selected Images

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the MENU button.

2. Choose an action from the menu:

3. Use the left or right point on the Multi Selector button to highlight thumbnail images and press the up point to select the selected image. If deleting images, a trashcan icon is displayed over the image. If protecting images, a key icon is displayed. (You use the same procedures to unselect previously selected images.)

4. Press the QUAL button to complete the procedure. If deleting images you will be asked to confirm the deletions.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Deleting All Images

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the MENU button.

2. Highlight Delete and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Highlight All Images and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to select it and display a screen asking you to confirm the deletion. (Hereís a good place to stop and think.)

4. Highlight Yes and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to select it.

5. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.

Click to return to top of page Starting a Slide Show

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the MENU button.

2. Highlight Slide Show and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. With Start selected, press the right point on the Multi Selector button to begin the show. To pause the show, press the ISO button, and to cancel the show turn the Mode Dial to another setting

4. When the slide show ends, press the MENU button to quit or highlight Restart, and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to show it again.

Click to return to top of page Hiding Selected Images

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the MENU button.

2. Highlight Hide Image to display thumbnail images.

3. Use the left or right point on the Multi Selector button to highlight a thumbnail image and press the up point to hide or unhide it. (A hidden image will have an icon that looks like a dashed frame with a slash through it.

4. Press the QUAL button to complete the procedure.

Click to return to top of page Specifying the Slide Change Interval

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the MENU button.

2. Highlight Slide Show and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Press the up or down point on the Multi Selector button to highlight Frame Intvl and press the right point to display a list of times ranging from 2 seconds to 10.

4. Highlight the interval time you want to use and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to select it and start the slide show.

5. When the slide show ends, press the MENU button to quit, or highlight Restart or Frame Intvl, and press the right point on the Multi Selector button again to continue.

Click to return to top of page Preparing Print Sets

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the MENU button.

2. Highlight Print Set and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display thumbnail images.

3. Use the left or right point on the Multi Selector button to highlight a thumbnail image and press the up or down point one or more times to specify the number of prints you want of that image (maximum of nine).

4. Press the QUAL button to complete the procedure and a screen of choices appears.

5. Highlight Done and press the right point on the Multi Selector button again to select it. (You can also highlight the Info and Date choices and press the right point on the Multi Selector button again to turn them on or off. Date prints the date on the image and Info prints the aperture and shutter speed used to capture it.

Click to return to top of page Deleting a Print Set

1. With the Mode Dial set to PLAY, press the MENU button.

2. Highlight the Delete command and press the right point on the Multi Selector button to display a list of choices.

3. Highlight Print Set and press the right point on the Multi Selector button again to delete the print set.

4. Press the MENU button to hide the menu.