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David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D90 by David D. Busch

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Chapter 3. Playback and Shooting Menu Settings

The Playback and Shooting menus determine how the D90 displays images on review, and how it uses many of its shooting features to take a photo. You’ll find the Custom, Setup, Retouch, and My Menu settings in Chapter 4.

Anatomy of the Nikon D90’s Menus

Press the MENU button, located fourth from the bottom at the left side of the LCD, to access the menu system. The most recently accessed menu will appear.

  • Top-level menus. The left-hand column includes an icon and color coding representing each of the top-level menu screens. From the top, they are Playback (right-pointing triangle icon, blue coding), Shooting (camera icon, green coding), Custom Settings (pencil icon, red coding), Setup (wrench, orange coding), ...

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