Nikon D7200 Digital Camera User’s Manual

For the first time, the exhilarating image quality, low-light capabilities and speed of a Nikon DSLR are available with the convenience of built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC). Introducing the D7200, the new star of Nikon’s DX-format camera line-up. Bring your creative vision to life with photos and videos that shine with sharpness and clarity. Shoot in nearly any light – from dawn until after dusk – and capture everything from sports and action to wildlife and everyday moments. Then share your beautiful images easier than ever with a compatible smart device. Whether you’re a passionate photographer or videographer looking for a tool to ignite your creativity, a pro in need of a nimble second camera or someone looking for an ideal blend of versatility and convenience, the D7200 is ready for your challenge.


Getting to Know the Camera
The Multi Selector
Camera Menus
First Steps

Basic Photography and Playback

“Point-and-Shoot” Photography (Auto and Auto (flash off) Modes)

Special Effects

Options Available in Live View

P, S, A, and M Modes

P: Programmed Auto
S: Shutter-Priority Auto
A: Aperture-Priority Auto
M: Manual

User Settings: U1 and U2 Modes

Saving User Settings
Recalling User Settings
Resetting User Settings

Release Mode

Choosing a Release Mode
Self-Timer Mode
Mirror up Mode (Mup)

Image Recording Options

Image Area
Image Quality and Size
Using Two Memory Cards


Manual Focus

ISO Sensitivity

Auto ISO Sensitivity Control


Autoexposure Lock
Exposure Compensation

White Balance

Fine-Tuning White Balance
Choosing a Color Temperature
Preset Manual

Image Enhancement

Picture Controls
Preserving Detail in Highlights and Shadows

Flash Photography

Using the Built-in Flash
Flash Compensation
FV Lock

Remote Control Photography

Using an Optional ML-L3 Remote Control
Wireless Remote Controllers

Recording and Viewing Movies

Recording Movies
Time-Lapse Photography
Viewing Movies
Editing Movies

Other Shooting Options

The info Button (Viewfinder Photography)
The i Button
Two-Button Reset: Restoring Default Settings
Multiple Exposure
Interval Timer Photography
Non-CPU Lenses
Location Data

More on Playback

Viewing Pictures
Photo Information
Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom
Protecting Photographs from Deletion
Deleting Photographs


What Wi-Fi Can Do for You
Accessing the Camera
Selecting Pictures for Upload
Downloading Selected Pictures to the Smart Device

Menu List

The Playback Menu: Managing Images
The Photo Shooting Menu: Photo Shooting Options
The Movie Shooting Menu: Movie Shooting Options
Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings
The Setup Menu: Camera Setup
The Retouch Menu: Creating Retouched Copies
My Menu/Recent Settings
Retouch Menu Options

Technical Notes

Compatible Lenses
Optional Flash Units (Speedlights)
Other Accessories
Caring for the Camera
Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions
Error Messages
Approved Memory Cards
Memory Card Capacity
Battery Life

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