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Nikon D3200 Digital Field Guide by Alan Hess

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Editing in the Retouch Menu

The Nikon D3200 doesn’t need a computer to edit its images; it has a built-in Retouch menu that allows you to do some pretty cool image editing right in the camera. You can access the Retouch menu by pressing the Menu button (menu2.eps) on the back of the camera and navigating to the Retouch menu (retouch2.eps) with the multi-selector. Once the Retouch menu (retouch2.eps) is selected, its icon is highlighted in purple.

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9.5 The Retouch menu on the D3200.

D-Lighting

The D-Lighting setting brightens the shadow areas of a photo, but leaves the midtones and highlights alone. This brings out details that would otherwise be lost in the dark areas, without causing a loss of detail in the bright areas.

Each image can have three levels of D-Lighting applied. The first step is to select the image that you want to adjust. When you select D-Lighting from the menu, a thumbnail view of your images appears on the LCD screen. Use the multi-selector to scroll through your images until the one you want to edit is selected. It appears with a yellow border around it. Press the OK button () to open the edit ...

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