nikonians

Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.


Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries News Workshops Shop Recommended
members
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

Use of AI(S) lenses on the D5200 (D5100)

meper

DK
14 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author
meper Registered since 08th Dec 2012
Sat 29-Dec-12 06:47 PM

In the M setting AI/AIS lenses can be used on the D5200/D5100 (without metering). The electronic rangefinder can be used in this mode (if max. lens aperture <= 5.6). Is the electronic rangefinder information also available on the screen so I can use the screen for focusing?

When shooting in this mode can I see the histogram on the screen as an overlay on the picture just taken?

Leonard62

Hatboro, Pa, US
4146 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author

#1. "RE: Use of AI(S) lenses on the D5200 (D5100) " | In response to Reply # 0

Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library Nikonian since 15th Mar 2009
Sun 30-Dec-12 12:19 AM | edited Sun 30-Dec-12 12:21 AM by Leonard62

Yes. Just select RGB histogram in the Playback display options in the Playback Menu. You will see 4 histograms, R, G, B and combined by scrolling down when viewing the image on the LCD screen.

The rangefinder dot is also visible when you reach focus.

Len



Visit my Nikonians gallery.

meper

DK
14 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author

#2. "RE: Use of AI(S) lenses on the D5200 (D5100) " | In response to Reply # 1

meper Registered since 08th Dec 2012
Sun 30-Dec-12 09:28 AM

>Yes. Just select RGB histogram in the Playback display
>options in the Playback Menu. You will see 4 histograms, R, G,
>B and combined by scrolling down when viewing the image on the
>LCD screen.
>
>The rangefinder dot is also visible when you reach focus.
>
>Len
>
>
>
>
Thank you for this information. Then I have no excuse for not buying the camera I guess.

It will be interesting to see the d5200 24MP sensor compared with the d3200. I hope it just shows a little better figues. Nikon claims that it should be "better". Less noise and better dynamic range.

G