Image Dust Off ref photo

  1. G button
  2. B setup menu

Acquire reference data for the Image Dust Off option in NX Studio. Image Dust Off processes RAW images to mitigate effects caused by dust adhering in front of the camera image sensor. For more information, refer to NX Studio online help.

Acquiring Image Dust Off reference data

  1. Select [Start] on the Image Dust Off ref photo dialog.
    • Highlight [Start] and press J to display the shooting screen.
  2. With the lens about ten centimeters (four inches) from a well-lit, featureless white object, frame the object so that it fills the display and then press the shutter-release button halfway.
    • In autofocus mode, focus will automatically be set to infinity.
    • In manual focus mode, set focus to infinity manually.
  3. Press the shutter-release button the rest of the way down to acquire Image Dust Off reference data.
    • The monitor turns off when the shutter-release button is pressed.
    • If the reference object is too bright or too dark, the camera may be unable to acquire Image Dust Off reference data and a message will be displayed and the camera will return to the display shown in Step 1. Choose another reference object and press the shutter-release button again.

Acquiring Image Dust Off reference data

  • A lens with a focal length of at least 50 mm is recommended.
  • When using a zoom lens, zoom all the way in.
  • The same reference data can be used for photographs taken with different lenses or at different apertures.
  • Reference images cannot be viewed using computer imaging software.
  • A grid pattern is displayed when reference images are viewed on the camera.