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Nikon Z9 Discussion, Tom Sweet



Z9 Metering Settings Menu items

Posted by tom_sweet, 01 March 2023 · 1,205 views

As I continue to explore the Z9 menus, I pulled up the Metering sections of the Shooting Menu Banks and the Custom Settings Banks to look for associations and links between the two sets of banks. I am including a spreadsheet (work in progress) here. There is less dependency when in the Metering area than there was in the Focus area. You'll see many of the...


Z9 Focus Menu Comparisons

Posted by tom_sweet, 01 March 2023 · 1,001 views

I'm creating spreadsheets for each key area that interacts between the Shooting Menu Banks and the Custom Settings Banks. This was the first one dealing with the Focus items. You can immediately see the difference between Shooting Menu items and Custom Settings items. I'll add other spreadsheets for Metering and other topics soon.


Ideas for improving the Nikon Menu System

Posted by tom_sweet, 28 February 2023 · 704 views

Nikon Menu System (wish list)

NEW Photo Shooting Menu (only the most important items for most photographers)
1. ISO Sensitivity Settings
2. Metering
3. Flash Control
4. Focus Mode
5. AF Subject Detection Options
6. Vibration reduction

The remainder of items in the Photo Shooting Menu should be moved to other areas to make better sense for the photograph...


Relationship between the Photo Shooting Menu and the Custom Settings Menu

Posted by tom_sweet, 28 February 2023 · 9,843 views

The Focus sections in both the Photo Shooting Menu and the Custom Settings Menu contain settings related to the camera's autofocus system.

The Photo Shooting Menu contains essential autofocus options, including:
- Focus Mode (AF-S Single AF, AF-C Continuous AF, and MF manual focus)
- Focus-Area Mode (Point AF, Single point AF, Dynamic area AF (S/M/L...


The confusing Nikon menu system

Posted by tom_sweet, 28 February 2023 · 656 views

As an experienced Nikon pro-level user, I have always struggled with the Nikon menu system, finding it confusing and unintuitive. However, with my recent acquisition of the Nikon Z9 camera, I decided to make a concerted effort to master the menu system once and for all.

To do this, I began by identifying the main menu categories and familiarizing myself...





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