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Mastering the Nikon COOLPIX A by Darrell Young

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Chapter 6Retouch Menu

Retouching allows you to modify your images in-camera. If you like to do digital photography but don’t particularly like to adjust images on a computer, these functions are for you! Obviously, the camera monitor is not large enough to allow you to make heavy creative changes to an image—as you can do within Nikon Capture NX 2 or Photoshop. However, it is surprising what you can accomplish with the Retouch Menu.

The COOLPIX A has 19 Retouch Menu selections.

Retouch Functions List

D-Lighting: This feature opens up detail in the shadows and tends to protect highlight details from blowing out. This is similar to the Shooting Menu > Active D-Lighting function, but it’s applied after the image is taken.

Red-eye correction: ...

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