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The DSLR Field Guide by Michael Freeman

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Camera Menus

Because a digital camera can be set up with an often bewildering number of user preferences, from significant shooting settings such as ISO sensitivity to convenience options such as how files are numbered, all cameras need a comprehensive menu.

The options are grouped more or less logically, and a typical division is into set up, shooting, and playback, with an extra submenu for custom settings in some instances.

Some of the settings can be accessed via dial and button controls on the camera body for ease and speed of operation—this may be instead of being on the menu or in addition. The menu structure varies from brand to brand, ...

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