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AUMike Silver Member Nikonian since 04th Feb 2008Mon 12-Mar-12 04:40 PM
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"In-Camera Sharpening For D3100?"


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A friend of mine is just getting started in the DSLR world. She will do no PP. I have noticed that her pics, mainly of her children, are too soft. I do not know anything about a D3100 and would appreciate some thoughts are to what she should use for in-camera sharpening. Her main lens is the Nikkor 55-200 VR.

Thanks for any help.

Mike

  

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Covey22 Moderator Expert in various fields including aviation photography Awarded for his contributions to the Resources and The Nikonian eZine Charter MemberMon 12-Mar-12 05:20 PM
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In the Picture Control setting she has selected in-camera, she can specify levels/aggressiveness of the Sharpening - on a scale from 0 (none) all the way to 9. I would not advise 9 - she should try 3-4 and adjust to taste.

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jpFoto Registered since 25th Jun 2010Mon 12-Mar-12 06:42 PM
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Mike

You might also want to look at the EXIF data on some of her pictures to make sure that she is using a fast enough shutter speed and is stopped down from wide open. Also, what focus mode she is using. I have a D3100, and find that the jpegs are just fine without any in-camera sharpening.

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AUMike Silver Member Nikonian since 04th Feb 2008Tue 13-Mar-12 12:18 PM
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She has the camera set-up on auto. That may be the problem.

  

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