How do I make my Nikon D800 take sharp pictures?

How do I make my Nikon D800 take sharp pictures?

If you are shooting a D800 hand-held and you want maximum sharpness (either for large prints or for cropping), then you’ll definitely want to use at least 1/2x focal length as your shutter speed. This can be done by using Auto ISO.

What is sharpness in camera settings?

If you use your camera’s sharpness setting, your photos will be sharpened right out of the camera. You won’t need to do anything. Of course, that also means you’ll have less control. If you want to go back later and make some sharpness adjustments, you won’t be able to do so without risking the quality of the image.

How do I change the focus point on my Nikon D800?

On the front of the camera below the lens there is a button for autofocus and manual focus. Press down and hold the button and then turn the dial on the top of camera in front of the shutter button until ‘S’ for single displays for focus point selection (instead of auto).

Why are my images not sharp?

If the subject in your image is blurry, but something closer to the camera or farther away is perfectly in focus and sharp, it is most likely a focus issue. If the whole image is blurry and nothing is sharp, it is generally due to using too long of a shutter speed handheld.

Can ISO affect sharpness?

Digital Noise and ISO Digital noise from a high ISO can affect the sharpness of an image. Applying the best techniques to avoid digital noise is crucial when you’re looking for the highest quality in your photos, especially in night photography.

Does the Nikon D800 have autofocus?

The D800 features six AF Area modes – single point, 9-point, 21-point, 51-point, 51-point ‘3D’ tracking, and Auto Area mode (shown below). In single-servo autofocus (AF-S) operation only the single and auto modes are available. All other modes require the camera to be set to continuous-servo autofocus (AF-C).

How to use the D800/D800E camera menu?

Before going into the camera menu, let’s first get started on the exterior controls. The D800 / D800E have a lot of menu options, but there are some things that you can only control with external controls. On the front left of the camera, you will find a lever that goes from AF to M, with a button in the middle (big red circle in the image below).

What is the best magnification setting for D800/D800E?

I find “Medium magnification” level to be ideal for the D800 / D800E – it literally saves 9 zoom in button presses! The next important menu option “Assign Fn button” allows programming the “Fn” (Function) button on the front of the camera.

Is there a way to preview depth of field on Nikon D800?

If you don’t particularly care for the depth of field “Preview” button, you can program your D800 / D800E to do the same thing from that button instead. Aside from these, I would leave the rest of the settings alone.

How do I change the picture space on my Nikon D3200?

In the menu, go to SHOOTING MENU (camera icon)-> Manage picture control -> Load/save -> Copy to camera => Live View Max Sharp, click “OK”. Select one of the custom picture control spaces to use (C1..C9) and you are done.