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RWSTARRETT Gold Member Nikonian since 03rd Feb 2009Sun 11-Aug-13 11:11 PM
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"Viewfinder mode display"


Gardnerville, US
          

My D7000 body does not display the shooting mode in the viewfinder like my D700 and D800 do. My wife loves the D7000 for it's small size and the extra reach she gets with long lenses. If I get a D7100 as a second body, has Nikon fixed that mode display issue? I realize I can see the mode on the info screen....that's just a bit inconvenient.

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dm1dave Administrator Awarded for high level knowledge and skills in various areas, most notably in Wildlife and Landscape Nikonian since 12th Sep 2006Sun 11-Aug-13 11:42 PM
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No, the shooting mode is not displayed in the D7100 viewfinder.

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RWSTARRETT Gold Member Nikonian since 03rd Feb 2009Mon 12-Aug-13 01:59 AM
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Gardnerville, US
          

Thanks much. You saved me a trip to a store 50 miles each way to check personally. Now I could ask, "What was Nikon thinking with their closest to pro level cropped sensor camera?", but that would be tilting at windmills.

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Bravozulu Silver Member Nikonian since 04th Jun 2012Mon 12-Aug-13 04:15 AM
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Los Angeles, US
          

It does appear in the top Control Panel, which isn't too much a stretch to see from a shooting position.

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briantilley Moderator Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills Nikonian since 26th Jan 2003Mon 12-Aug-13 07:28 AM
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Paignton, GB
          

While it's true that the shooting mode is still not displayed in the D7100's viewfinder, what Nikon have done is to add a lock button to the Mode Dial. You may not be able to see what mode you're in without taking the camera away from the eye, but at least now it won't have changed accidentally

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