Re: [genphoto] Digest Number 641
- I have this camera and use it for copy work exclusively. If I am going to
take an original photo then I use a 4x5" and shoot film.
Anyway, I bought the D-70 because I have a suitcase full of Nikon lenses
already. So it will not work in auto with old lenses. What I do is take a
photo, then press the screen button to turn on the back display, then use
the 4-way button on the back to go through screen options and get the
histogram. I shoot until I have a nice looking histogram. You can't tell
much looking at the screen photo.
I would recommend that you set the ISO at default unless you need to change
it for a specific reason. A good example of why you would want to change it
is if you were using the camera simply as a polaroid and trying to match a
film camera for previewing results, the digital camera is too sensitive to
match a slow film. THere may be situations if you use a lot of high power
strobe lights that you need to cut back. But ordinarily, I could not think
of a case where you want to change from the default setting.
I hope you have the manual for the camera, I think it is a download, when I
got the camera i didn't know the first thing about how to use it and I had
> I would like to hear from anyone using a Nikon D-70. I'm a bit confused on
> setting the ISO or using it on auto. Which would be best for any or most