Nikon D750 Camera settings

Nikon D750 Camera Settings

These are the settings for the Nikon D750 that I prefer and are  subject to change.

The Nikon D750 can be purchased here.

Playback Menu
Playback Display Options- None, Highlights, RGB Histogram, Shooting Data: On
Image Review-Off
After Delete- Show next
Rotate Tall-Off

Shooting Menu
Role Played by Slot 2- Raw Primary, JPG secondary
Image Quality- Raw + JPG Fine
Image Size- Large
JPEG Compression- Optimal Quality
NEF Recording- Lossless Compressed 14-bit
Set Picture Control- Standard
Auto Distortion Control- On
Color Space- Adobe RGB
Active D-Lighting- Auto
HDR- Off
Vignette Control- Off
Long Exp NR- off
High ISO NR- Normal

Movie Shooting Menu
Destination- 1
Frame size/Frame rate- Quality 1920×1080 24 fps
Microphone Sensitivity- Manual
Frequency Response- Voice
Set Picture Control- Neutral
High ISO NR- Normal

Custom Settings Menu
AF-C selection- release
AF-S selection- focus
Focus Tracking with Lock On- normal
Focus Point Illumination- on/off/squares
AF Point illumination-on
Focus Point wrap-around- OFF
Number of Focus points-  AF51
Store Points by Illumination- off
Built-in AF assist illuminator- off

ISO Sensitivity- 1/3
EV Steps- 1/3
Easy Exposure Comp- Off
Matrix metering- face detection on
Center Weighted- 12
Fine tune optimal exposure- No
Shutter release button AE-L- On
Standby Timer 10 secs
Monitor off delays- 1 min
Beep- Off
CL Mode speed- 3fps
Max continuous release- 100
Exposure delay mode- off
Flash warning- off
Fine number sequence- On
Viewfinder Grid-On
Easy ISO- On
Information Display- Auto
LCD illumination- off

Flash sync speed – 1/250
Flash Shutter Speed- 1/30
Flash Control for Built-in flash – TTL
Modeling Flash – Off
Auto Bracketing- AE & Flash
Bracketing Order- N

OK Button- Shooting Mode (select center focus point), Playback (zoom in medium), Live View (Zoom in medium
Assign Fn button- Choose Image Area
Assign preview button-  Access top item in my menu
Assign AE-L/AF-L – AE/AF Lock
Shutter Speed and Aperture Lock-Off
Assign BKT button- BKT
Customize command dial- all ON, aperture setting sub-command
Release Button to use dial- On
Slot Empty release lock – Lock
Reverse Indicator-   -0+
Assign Movie Record button- off
Assign Fn button- AF-On
Assign AE-L/AF-L – AF-On


Setup Menu
Monitor Brightness-  0
Clean Image Sensor- Clean now
Video Mode- NTSC in USA
HDMI- Output resolution Auto
Device Control- On
Flicker reduction – Auto
Image Comment- On {add your name here}
Auto Image Rotation- On
Copyright Information- ON {add your name here}

Recommended D750 accessories and buying advice.
I recommend buying photographic equipment from a local store where you can handle the equipment and get advice from a knowledgeable salesperson.  If you don’t have the convenience of a local store, purchasing over the internet needs to be done with caution.  If you are in the US, do not buy equipment marked “import” or “gray market”.  Do not buy from a store that offers prices that are significantly cheaper that what others offer.  There are a lot of unscrupulous outfits out there selling photo equipment and it will not end well for you.  The following links are provided as a convenience for you and will generate affiliate income to help defray the cost of maintaining this site.

Nikon D750

The following lenses are highly recommended for the D800:

Nikkor 16-35
Nikkor 24-70
Nikkor 70-200
Nikkor 105 Micro


We also recommend the Nikon SB-910 flash

Happy shooting!

-Michael Schwarz

Michael A. Schwarz Photography

Michael A. Schwarz Digital Photography Training


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