Drat ! Lack of buttons on D750 ...

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  1. Solarflare

    Solarflare No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I currently have configured my D750 as follows:

    Preview: Virtual Horizon

    Function: Suppress Flash

    But unfortunately it turns out that with my new full manual no electronics lens, I really need Preview on the Preview button ... why cant Nikon give us a button or so more, or allow to enable virtual horizon permanently ? Sigh.


     
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    I might be wrong but cant you program the video record button ?
     
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    Yes, you can program that to one out of:

    White Balance
    ISO
    Choose Image Area (DX/FX select)

    if you have the lifeview switch set to Pictures instead of Movies.

    However, if its set on Movies, the movie record button always records movies.

    Btw, I just switched the virtual horizont out. Preview is more important now.
     
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    Not quite sure I understand why this button would ever need to be used/programmed.
     
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    Actually I consider this function one of the big advantages I got when moving from the D600 to the D750.

    If I want to do the same thing on my SB910 directly, it will make a TON of noises and it will take AGES (and make even more noises) to turn it on again.

    And I cant find any option to make this stupid thing SILENT grr.

    With the button - I dont want flash in the next frame ? Very simple now. And I can immediately switch it on again in the frame after that.
     
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    same with the on/off switch on any speedlight.
     
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    Yes, if you dont mind the noise it makes and that it takes ages to turn it on again.
     
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    All Nikons of this style could benefit from a few additional programmable buttons.... But that is one of the ways to force people to move up to the next level. Just like setting lower limits on multi frame exposures...
     
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    yeah it makes some noise, but I wouldn't describe ~1sec as "ages".

    how often are you really shooting with a speedlight attached that you may need to swap between flash/no flash frames and so much so that simply turning on/off the flash when you need it isn't a good solution?
     
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    Only all the time. I do a lot of news-style photography on political events, the light is often quite bad, so I switch between flash and no flash and select later which is the better picture.
     
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    okay. gotcha.
     

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