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Mastering the Nikon D700 by Darrell Young, James Johnson

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Section 3: My Menu

The D700 is quite a complex camera. There are key functions and settings that each of us might use frequently. For instance, I often turn Exposure delay mode (Custom Setting d9) on and off. Instead of having to search through all those Custom setting screens and options, trying to remember which is Exposure delay mode, I simply added that custom setting to My Menu. Now, whenever I want to add a delay to my exposure so that mirror vibrations can settle down, I just go to My Menu and enable Exposure delay mode.

There are several other functions and settings I keep in My Menu along with Exposure delay mode. I’m sure you’ll have a few you use often, too. Let’s examine the screens to add and remove items from My Menu.

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