Nikon D40 Users Guide for iPhone and iPod 08 July February D40 metering hack with manual focus lenses: Yes, a crafty reader sent me one he. Camera settings, like focus, flash and timers, are set here in the Custom Settings Menu, shown by a pencil. This is Nikon’s mistake; don’t penalize yourself if it. Colors and exposure all exactly as the came from my D40 at my usual settings (+ Saturation, exposure, Auto -3 WB, basic JPG, everything else on default).

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If you mainly focus on taking landscape pictures – Rockwell’s approach may work for you. I do find him contradictory and his use of hyperbole is both irritating and misleading. Purple mark in my portraits.

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You can check them in detail here. Share This Page Tweet. The D40 Guide from Ken Rockwell is provided free of charge, as below: And so it has eockwell for every one of the Nikkors I have 50mmf1.

I don’t follow all of his advise, but I found his setup guide to rockwelll D80 very helpful as a start. This will let you learn the camera and tune it to your preferences, instead of relying on another person’s vision.

For someone who doesn’t know what they’re doing; the camera’s settings or perhaps, even KR’s settings may well produce a better image, but the best image always comes from a RAW file and never comes from a camera’s JPEG file. Can KR get any worse?

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And again, no example is given. We’ve selected our favorite lenses for Canon DSLRs in several categories to make your decisions easier. It simply isn’t true The OP didn’t ask for a yet another debate on the merits of KR – he asked how to download the settings offered by KR to the custom settings on the D Kej of course it didn’t fit the narrative of Ken being some dark and sinister force, out to screw up unsuspecting innocents. Nikon DSLR timeline comparison.

In fact, I believe someone on this forum once called him “the Geraldo Rivera of guidr. Yes, i’m hoping you like [badly]vividly over-saturated images, as i believe this is Ken’s preference. All these replies yet none have answered the OP’s only question! The best camera bargains of Russ, the beauty of the D40 is that you don’t have to shoot raw.

Anyone familiar with the Kenrockwell d40 user guide?

The Nikon D40 was released late in and remained on the market until late We periodically get folks in here who are frustrated with their cameras because they have followed KR’s advice — I cannot recall any similar complaints from people following Thom Hogan’s advice. Equally, if there are people that, in the course of their own investigations, try Rockwell’s settings and like them, then fair play to them.

Whether you’ve grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. I bought the D40 when it was already obsolete, just after the D60 was released. If that file works for you, I use U1 for nature and landscapes, and U2 for family and kid shots.


I may not like them in the end, but I would not dread to think of you and other people who like your set up.

You may also like. The rest of your tirade is just a series of insults and a half baked attempt at sarcasm with just about zero content, certainly nothing new.

My Nikon D Settings File. I have found it extremely good, and a liberating tool.

Our favorite gear, rewarded: Nikon D with vintage Nikkor lenses, soft? However I’m protecting no one from anything at all.

Larger apertures also let in more light from the flash which allows you to get further away from the subject. It has the author’s personal preferences regarding how to use the d40 without obsessing over all the features. Meanwhile a good number of people will defend him and say these are great for the ordinary guy on the street, when in fact Nikon defaults would be much saner. Camera setting are purely personal or as in my case to adjust so the camera records accurately, based on differing conditions.

Winter Recreation in Edmonton Alberta. Can these be downloaded to D?

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