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Nikon Z7

Nikon Z7 Configuration: Photo Shooting Menu

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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.

PHOTO SHOOTING MENU (camera icon)

Non-cpu lens data = <configure as needed>
Needed for older non-CPU lenses, such as the original Zeiss ZF (ZF.2 are chipped).

Image quality = NEF (RAW) + JPEG fine★
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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