Nikon D3100 settings

Nikon D3100 Camera Settings

These are the D3100 settings that I prefer.

Playback Menu
Display Mode- Detailed Photo Info >
Highlights and Data ON
Image Review-On
Rotate Tall-Off

Setup Menu
LCD brightness-0
Info Display Format-Graphic
Auto Info Display-On
Video Mode-NTSC
HDMI- Auto
Language- EN
Image Comment- On
Auto Image Rotation- Off
Auto Off Timers- Long
File number Sequence- On
Slot Empty Release Lock-Lock
Date Imprint-Off

Shooting Menu

Set Picture Control- Standard
Image Quality- Fine or Raw
Image Size- Large
White Balance- Auto or scene specific
ISO Sensitivity- Lowest practical,  ISO auto Sensitivity OFF, but if you like to use it set ISO MAX to 1600
Active D-Lighting- On
AF-Area Mode- Viewfinder>Dynamic, Live View>Wide Area AF
AF-Assist- Off
Metering- Matrix
Movie Settings- Quality> 1920×1080, Sound>On
Auto Distortion Control- On
Color Space- sRGB, unless you are printing and editing your own images, then AdobeRGB
Long Exp NR- Off
Hi ISO NR- Normal
Movie Settings- 1280×720, Sound On
Built In Flash- TTL

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