Nikon D5000 settings

Nikon D5000 Camera Settings

These are the D5000 settings that I prefer.

Playback Menu
Display Mode- Highlights and Data ON
Image Review-On
Rotate Tall-Off

Setup Menu
LCD brightness-0
Video Mode-NTSC
HDMI- Auto
Language- EN
Image Comment- On
Auto Image Rotation- 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- Auto
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
Interval Timer Shooting- Off

Custom Setting Menu
AF Area Mode- Dynamic
Built in AF Assist- Off
Rangefinder-Off
Ev Steps- 1/3
Shutter Release AE-L- On
Auto Off Timers- Long
Beep-Off
Viewfinder Grid Display- On
ISO Display- On
File Number Sequence- On
Exp Delay Mode-Off
Date Imprint-Off
Live View Display Options- all on
Flash Ctrl- TTL
Auto Bracketing Set-AE
Assign Function- Release Mode
Assign AE-L/AF-L- Your personal choice
Reverse Dial Rotation- Off
No Memory Card- Lock
Reverse Indicators-  -0+

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