NEF File / Camera Reference

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Van Griff Senior Member • Posts: 1,433
NEF File / Camera Reference
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An easy minor tweak for quick image file / camera reference.

I change my NEF file naming setting from DSC to a customized version which provides quick camera recognition.

I made the following changes on my cameras:

D80: DSC becomes D80

D90: DSC becomes D90

D7000: DSC becomes D7K

D700: DSC becomes D7C

D810: DSC becomes D81

When I get a D850 it will become D85.

Now, for quick easy reference, whenever you see your image file number in a photo editor or browser or folder or wherever, you will instantly know which camera the image was shot with.

To adjust go to your camera . . .

MENU > SHOOTING MENU > File naming

. . . then adjust to suit.

Only takes a few seconds to do and I find it to be a handy little reference at times.

Best,

V G

 Van Griff's gear list:Van Griff's gear list
Nikon D700 Nikon D7000 Nikon D810 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF Nikon AF Nikkor 105mm f/2D DC +31 more
Nikon D700 Nikon D7000 Nikon D80 Nikon D810 Nikon D850 Nikon D90
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