Quick Tip For Nikon Live View Users

Last week while shooting some cityscape photos I was leveling out my camera using the built-in level when a friend noticed and mentioned how cool it was.  You see, I shoot with the Nikon Df and he uses the Nikon D810 .  The menus are very similar so I quickly mentioned that he too has this hidden gem in his camera waiting to level the dickens out of whatever needed leveling.

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Simply put your camera into Live View and hit the “info” button to cycle through the different screen overlays.  There are grids, lines of camera information, and a level on many Nikon cameras.

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What tool do you use that may have seemed obvious but other people may have missed?  Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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