Nikon Coolpix 5700 Review
Lens Barrel controls
Buttons (Shooting mode only)
Hold button and turn
|Switches through each
Select ISO sensitivity:
|Select image quality:
RAW (Nikon NEF) *
FINE (4:1 JPEG)
NORMAL (8:1 JPEG)
BASIC (16:1 JPEG)
|Select image size:
Full (2560 x 1920)
UXGA (1600 x 1200)
SXGA (1280 x 960)
XGA (1024 x 768)
VGA (640 x 480)
3:2 (2560 x 1700)
|Auto Exposure &/ Auto Focus Lock button. Press and hold this button to lock Auto Focus and/or Auto Exposure.||No function|
|Select auto focus mode:
Landscape (Infinity lock)
Macro Focus + Self Timer
| Manual focus
(Note that the camera no longer provides a distance readout in manual focus mode, instead a focus bar is displayed)
* Requires supplied Nikon View 5.1 (Editor) or optional Nikon Capture 3.0, does not work with older version of Nikon Capture
Rear of camera controls
Interesting to see that Nikon has left the play / record switch on the 5700. The new 4500 does away with the concept of a separate play and record mode (and thus becomes a shooting priority camera), instead you simply use the Quick Review button to enter Play mode (which you can of course still do on the 5700).
|Toggles between the EVF (Electronic Viewfinder) and LCD monitor. This happens automatically when the LCD monitor is opened or closed.||No action. Display automatically switches to the LCD monitor even if previously set to EVF.|
|W / T||Zoom towards
full Wide angle (35 mm) or Telephoto (280 mm)
||Enter thumbnail view mode or Magnify image|
|MENU||Enter or leave mode menu|
||Quick Review / Play:
Press once for quarter screen "quick review" of last shot
Press again for play mode
Half-press of shutter release cancels quick review / play mode
|When"AF Area Mode" is set to Manual then pressing the 4-way direction pad selects the AF area spot, current spot is indicated on the main LCD by a red bracket.||Browse images|
|Erase an image before it is saved during record review (after shot is taken).||Erase an image (requires confirmation).|
|DISP||Switches EVF/LCD display
|Blue and yellow in water by fireplace33|
from Ink and water
|Kylmä joki kopio by Kaappo|
from Shutter speed 1/25 or slower
|WR_2.8_13 copy copy by photoprof|
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