Questions tagged [nikon-d7000]

A mid-range, 16MP cropped-sensor DSLR from Nikon introduced in 2010. Superseded by the 24MP D7100 in 2013.

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Why is my D7000 showing duplicate images in playback?

I have my D7000 set to use its second SD Card slot to back up and I am shooting in raw (NEF). Every image is shown twice in playback mode, and when the images are imported to Photos (MacOS). This ...
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Where to download D7000 Firmware version 1.04?

I am looking to downgrade my D7000. I am only able to find version 1.05, to my knowledge. It is somewhat confusing, but I don't believe I am able to find 1.04. Does anyone have a reputable and/or ...
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Aperture Doesn't Change on Nikon D7000 1.8D (Already set ring to 22)

I have a Nikon D7000 and I recently purchased a used 50mm f 1.8D for it. I am unable to get the aperture of the lens to change. It seems to stay stuck at completely open version of the lens (1.8f). ...
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Nikon D7000 - image playback always has info bar?

When I first got my D7000 I'm sure that the image playback showed pictures in pure form without information as the default. Now, i always have a rather annoying info bar at the bottom plus the image ...
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Why is my camera drawing labyrinths on my photos?

On the photos where the lens flare is present, my Nikon D7000 is drawing strange labyrinth-looking artifacts. Here's an example. The first image is a screenshot of a little part of the original photo ...
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autofocus shown in viewfinder and captured on actual pic is different

Equipment : Nikon D7000, Godox Flash on camera with soft box diffuser. Background: I have been assigned the task by my family to make portrait albums of the identical twins born to my close relative. ...
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Why can't I reproduce a back-focus problem at home?

I'm a bit out of ideas. Lastly, my Nikon D7000 started to have severe back-focus problems. When I shoot photos of birds and other animals, or portraits of persons, in average, four out of five photos, ...
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Is there a way to see a D7200's serial number on screen to quickly check authenticity?

We can see the serial number of some cameras on the LCD display while it's on. That is a hard thing to fake. Does the Nikon D7200 (or any model similar to this one) have this same capability of ...
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Nikon d7200: How do I set up the function button to take a picture as a JPG?

I normally do all of my photography in RAW, but sometimes I want to take a picture as a JPG, and I would like a quick way of doing this. I see that I can set my camera's default to JPG and use the ...
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What will I be missing in a second hand D3?

I started out with a canon crop DSLR and kit lens and am now looking to upgrade. I don't have a big budget so I was thinking of getting the Nikon D7000 because of its great reviews. Since I am not ...
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What do the saved focus points mean on a D7000?

I've enabled the playback option to display focus points when viewing photos on my D7000. When shooting in AF-A with focus point Auto, it often displays multiple active focus points for each image. ...
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Nikon D7000 Interval timer shooting not available for manual focus lenses

I have bought a new Samyang 14mm f2.8 ED AS IF UMC lens for my Nikon D7000 dslr. I was trying to set the interval timer shooting to take a time-lapse but I couldn't see the option enabled. The date ...
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Ringed Splotches on DSLR photographs

I'm a new user so I don't have a lot of technical knowledge yet, would appreciate some help on this. I'm seeing these splotches and spots on the photos in my DSLR camera. I'm stumped on the source ...
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How do I get the high contrast sharpness seen in this B&W portrait?

I would like some help on achieving this image on my D7000: the only lenses I have with me are: 50mm f/1.2, 80-200 AF f/2.8 and the 18-105 kit lens I tried B&W with the built-in B&W ...
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Nikon D7000 vs Pentax K-5 vs some other camera - which do you recommend?

I have used my first camera (Sony A-300) for 2 years already. It is okay but I want something new and better, and have a budget of between 1200 and 1300 euros. A couple months ago I talked to a local ...
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Why does copying to computer from my Nikon D7000 abruptly stop?

I have a Nikon D7000 which I bought recently. Camera captures all the images properly. But when I connect the USB cable and try to copy the images from the camera to my Laptop, it starts normally, but ...
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How to drain Nikon DSLR battery?

I am trying to drain the battery of a Nikon D7000. A general technique is to leave it on slideshow mode for several hours, but unfortunately the display turns off automatically after just a few ...
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How to tell if a Nikon DSLR is new or not?

I hoped that I could depend on the Exif shutter count for D7000, but Nikon support website explained that shutter count is not trustworthy since it may reset by service centers for different reasons ...
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Focus Mode issue with the Nikon 7200

It is my understanding that to change the Focus mode you press and hold the AF - Mode button next to the lens and then rotate the knurled dial on the back of the camera. Then you select your desired ...
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Where are my photos?

I just shot a bunch of photos with my Nikon D7000. After each photo it was displayed on the LCD Screen but when I went to download the photos they are not on the camera. I've used this camera for ...
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How can I take long exposures using a Nikon D7000 with wireless remote?

I have recently tried to take pictures of stars using my wife's D7000, but I couldn't get it to expose for more than 30 sec. In my old D70 I used the wired remote to do long exposures, but now I have ...
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Nikon D7000 thinks aperture of non-cpu lens is always 16 and overexposes photos

I have a non-cpu lens with manual aperture control (I use the aperture ring to set it, and it stays that way when I shoot). My D7000 used to work fine with this lens in A mode - all images were ...
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Nikon D7000 on Auto always flashes

When my Nikon D7000 is on auto it always flashes, even outside in full daylight, - is that normal, and if so, what good does the flash do in sunlight? Terry
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How do I lock the exposure if I'm using back button focus? (Nikon D7200)

The AE-L/AF-L button on my Nikon D7200 is set to focus the camera. I like this setting, but then I don't have a quick way to lock the exposure settings. The only way I know how to do it is to switch ...
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Can I calibrate a Nikon D7000 body at home?

Is it possible to calibrate a Nikon D7000 body at home so it doesn't back focus anymore? I did several tests compared to my brothers' identical equipment (body+lens) and concluded it is the body which ...
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Do the issues with sharpness I am seeing require AF fine-tuning?

I own a nikon D7000 with 18-105 lens. I am not happy with sharpness I get with autofocus in portraits. I read about front/back focusing, but I am not sure whether my gear has this issue. Is this issue ...
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Bad focus. Is it me or my body (D7000)?

So I have a D7000. Grey market, which I didn't find out until after I had to send it in to get serviced. And it's never felt as...sharp as it should be. I always assumed it was just me. I am going on ...
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Strange issues with Shutter release and Auto focus

Good afternoon... I have a odd question regarding my Nikon 7200.. 99% of the time I use it for taking football pictures of my son.. I am also the trainer on his team.. I was taking pictures and ...
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How do i set my Nikon D700 to bracketing starting at -1?

Totally new to Photography, I am trying to take hemispherical photographs using a D700 And A Fisheye-Nikkor 8mm f/2.8 lens for my research. And i am required to set my camera as follow [Exposure - ...
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How do I make the Nikon D7000 rear LCD show just status information and settings rather than the live view?

I've recently bought a Nikon D7000, and I've been watching tutorials and tips and reading the manual on how to use it, but one thing is bugging me and I'm unable to find or realize the solution, on my ...
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Why is the viewfinder on my D7000 dim?

Just bought a second hand Nikon D7000. It came with a dim viewfinder and the adjustment near it won't help. I removed the lens and placed it back, it became clear, however, it gets dimmer and dimmer ...
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How do I turn on/off the d7000 view finder / monitor?

I am having trouble figuring out how to turn on the view finder display/ monitor on my d7000. the instructions are of no help and the web is no better. I am fearing that the unit may be defective ...
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How do I set up my D7000 for auto-bracketed exposures with one shutter press?

I've read that it's possible to set up the Nikon D7000to take up to 3 successive shots with different exposures using Auto Bracketing. I've set the whole thing up on my camera, but when I press the ...
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What is meant by the "native ISO" when talking about DSLRs?

The new Nikon D7000 is out, and a lot of previews has touted the "native iso" of D7000 to be 100. What does this actually mean? I'm assuming it means it performs at its best at iso 100, which means ...
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Does the d7000 have a problem with green tones?

I recently went on a two week long trip to Italy, where I had the opportunity to extensively use a nikon d7000 (along with a 18-105mm travel lens). Now, after finishing sorting and development of the ...
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Fee error on d7000 with 50 mm lens

I've been reading up solutions for the above error that I've been having and the solution being to set the aperture of the lens to f22 did the trick. My lens hasn't been moved from the locked position ...
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Why are these black dots / spots appearing in my pictures?

I took some shots recently and I noticed that I'm getting a lot of little black dots in my images. I cleaned my lens thoroughly with the Nikon camelhair brush and retook the pictures but once again, ...
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Why isn't the Remaining Images Count consistent on my D7000?

I own a Nikon D7000 with 4 GB (Lexar) memory card. My image quality settings are JPEG, Large and image quality as optimum setting. The display on the top show remaining images count in formatted card ...
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How can I fix my Nikon D7000's back focusing problem?

After using a new Nikon D7000 camera for awhile, I've found that that my camera has back- focusing issues - many images are out of focus, even portraits or focusing on near objects where I have ...
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D7000 Phantom Card Error

I've just signed up in the hope someone can help with my issue. I must have bought a couple of dodgy SD cards once, since one of them started to break apart (inside my second SD slot). Anyway, I ...
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How can I fix the dark corners on the rear LCD of my Nikon D7000?

I have a Nikon D7000. The rear LCD is showing some dark shadows. All four corners have this dark shadow but the shadows on upper and lower corners on the right side of the LCD is bigger. At first I ...
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Do I use the camera or lens switch to change between auto and manual focus?

I own Nikon D7000 with 18-105mm lens. I am bit confused how the auto focus and manual focus switching works, particularly with my gear. The confusing part is both the camera and lens have an A-M ...
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How DSLRs calculate the number of remaining photos?

My Nikon D7000 has a 16 GB SDHC card. The DSLR is configured to shoot in RAW only. When the card is empty, the camera displays that I can shoot 449 photos. The size of RAW files vary from 17 to 22 MB....
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Is it possible to tether a D7000 to a smartphone?

Is it possible to shoot tethered (wired) with D7000 using a smartphone? if yes, which OS, what kind of features and apps are needed?
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Why is Nikon D7000 unable to do two RAW shoots per second for a long time?

I wanted to do a timelapse video with more than one photo per second. Since the shortest interval available in interval timer shooting on the Nikon D7000 is one second, I decided to simply set the ...
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How can I view images on a PC as and when I am shooting? [duplicate]

I just bought a Nikon D7000. When shooting I would like to be able to see my picture on my laptop as soon as I shoot it when I am shooting portraits. What do I need to accomplish this? How do I ...
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Why isn't my Nikon D7000 in Commander Mode working with my SB600 flash?

I have a D200 and a D7000. The D200 triggers the SB600 in Commander Mode without any issues. The D7000 on the other hand will not trigger the SB600 with absolutely identical settings in Commander ...
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Need shutter speed of 1/3200 and a flash. Help?

I currently use a Nikon D1/D1H to take high speed objects, often at night. I have them sync with a strobe via a hotshoe (I think this is the setup anyway, but it works with the strobe!). I am looking ...
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Why isn't my DSLR focusing accurately on a fast-moving subject?

Here is a photo I took earlier today: I did my best to track him down the hill and fire off as many shots as I could. Some turned out fine and in focus but the better ones like this one didn't. My ...
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How to tell whether a lens has an autofocus motor or not?

I have to buy a lens and I have a Nikon d7000. I want to know which lenses have AF motors and which do not, as the D7000 has an AF motor built into the body. How do I tell whether a lens has a motor ...