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New Z7? Download settings for the the Nikon Z7 and save some time.
This page details the settings that I deem important for usage of the Nikon Z7. If not listed, that means I generally leave the setting unchanged. Explanations of why each setting is what it is should be helpful in understanding how to get the most out of the Z7.
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Needed for older non-CPU lenses, such as the original Zeiss ZF (ZF.2 are chipped).
Initially, macOS won’t preview NEF files from the Nikon Z7, so I shot NEF+JPEG just for easier perusing. There may be an additional benefit: in playback mode in highly magnified view, the image quality might be better (versus the camera displaying a highly compressed embedded JPEG in the NEF).
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