Nikon D40 Users Guide for iPhone and iPod 08 July February D40 metering hack with manual focus lenses: Yes, a crafty reader sent me one he. Camera settings, like focus, flash and timers, are set here in the Custom Settings Menu, shown by a pencil. This is Nikon’s mistake; don’t penalize yourself if it. Colors and exposure all exactly as the came from my D40 at my usual settings (+ Saturation, exposure, Auto -3 WB, basic JPG, everything else on default).

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Nikon D40 – Modern Classic [REVIEW]

Submit a News Tip! Our favorite gear, rewarded: Peter Jonas’s gear list: You’re free to dial up your saturation and contrast to I agree with the poster above – cards are cheap – shoot RAW and get the most out of your images. Oh I know, he’s guice one who said ‘Raw files are a waste of time because? The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we put it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5.

He is not at all scientifically rigorous in his evaluations and has given roockwell on equipment he has never used.

But rightly or wrongly, what Rockwell assumes is that for most the overwhelming vast majority of people, the lack of quality from shooting a JPEG is imperceptible. Ray HouseNov 13, By uaer this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

All these replies yet none have answered the OP’s only question! We’ve selected our favorite lenses for Canon DSLRs in several categories to make your decisions easier. This is one of those rare pieces of equipment where everything just falls to hand, and nothing gets in the way.


And from Ken’s site you can just see he is The Dark One. All functions except autofocus supported on all CPU lenses. Can these be downloaded to D? You’re free to like KR. Winter Recreation in Edmonton Alberta. That essay is probably more responsible for Rockwell’s infamy among those who don’t like him than anything else he’s written.

Are U1 and U2 set? I don’t agree about shooting only jpg, but, that may be lack of confidence. Color night vision with the SiOnyx Aurora.

Nikon D40 – Modern Classic [REVIEW]

I would suggest Thom Hogan’s or the Magic Lantern guides. I also conduct my own tests as I’ve explained in other responses on other threads, and I suspect that most of my friends find me a bloody pedant when it comes to product comparisons and performance.

If you don’t like what I have to say or don’t agree, that’s your right and your problem.

Nikon DSLR timeline comparison. Hi, This isn’t an advertisement, but I found a free downloadable self-published D40 user’s guide at kenrockwell. I rather like the field shots myself, I compare them with other sites, and shock, horror, the reviews seem remarkably consistent!

Larger apertures also let in more light from the flash which allows you to get further away from the subject. But all you highly impressionable and unquestioning keh don’t you love that patronising term?

This can’t be the same Sammy Youssef who recently vowed he’d never ever reply to my defence of KR anymore. I’d like to know as well – out of curiosity more than anything else as I already have my preferred colour setup but I am waiting for KR’s user guide for the D!

As to the OP’s question about changing the comment and copyright, that was answered earlier by DiT:. This will let you learn the camera and tune it to your preferences, instead of relying on another person’s vision. For someone who doesn’t know what they’re doing; the camera’s settings or perhaps, even KR’s settings may well produce a better image, but the best image always comes from a RAW file and never comes from a camera’s JPEG file.


Nikon ceased production of the D40X in Decembershortly before they introduced its successor, the Nikon D You’ll be better off going through every menu, using the user manual or even following KR’s setup guide that’s what I did when I got my D40and taking a picture after every change to see what this or that option does.

I never use them’ and ‘With the new Nikon mm VR you can throw all your other lenses in the river’. But then, I’m a bloody engineer by training. Nikon is well-known for its standard-setting ergonomics, and deservedly so. The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we put it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5. Read more about it here. Ken’s critics must see themselves as the self-appointed gatekeepers of photography, protecting the innocent from some dreadful fate they alone can recognise.

It is otherwise identical. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I think it’s worth less than he charges for it. But to change the copyright info, refer to page of the manual.

However, I must get serious.