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Mastering the Nikon D800 by Darrell Young

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Retouch Menu

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Two Leopards Descending – Courtesy of David Hays (Haysys)

Retouching allows you to modify your images in-camera. If you like to do digital photography but don’t particularly like to adjust images on a computer, these functions are for you! Obviously, the camera’s Monitor is not large enough to allow you to make heavily creative changes to an image—as you could do within Nikon Capture NX 2, Lightroom, Aperture, or Photoshop—but it’s surprising what you can accomplish with the Retouch Menu.

The D800 has 20 Retouch Menu selections. The following is a list of each function and what it does:

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