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Technical Solutions | Z 7II/Z 6II TIPS

Recommended Settings by Scene

The settings recommended for different subjects are listed below.

Sunsets

The sample movie was filmed using:

Lens NIKKOR Z 24-70 mm f/4 S
Focal length 30 mm
Shooting mode A (aperture-priority auto)
Aperture f/5.6
ISO sensitivity 100
Auto ISO sensitivity control On
Maximum sensitivity 6400
Minimum shutter speed 3 s
Set Picture Control Auto
White balance Auto (: Keep overall atmosphere)
Interval 4 s
Intervals×shots/interval 2000 × 1

The sample movie was created from about 1140 of the 2000 shots taken. At the selected frame rate of 30 fps, this works out to about 38 seconds of footage.

  • The length of the movie can be calculated by dividing the number of shots (frames) by the frame rate (fps).
    E.g.: 1140 frames ÷ 30 frames/second = 38 seconds

Clouds

The sample movie was filmed using:

Lens NIKKOR Z 14-24 mm f/2.8 S
Focal length 18.5 mm
Shooting mode A (aperture-priority auto)
Aperture f/8
ISO sensitivity 100
Auto ISO sensitivity control Off
Maximum sensitivity
Minimum shutter speed
Set Picture Control Landscape
White balance Natural light auto
Interval 1 s
Intervals×shots/interval 1200 × 1

The sample movie was created from about 1080 of the 1200 shots taken. At the selected frame rate of 30 fps, this works out to about 36 seconds of footage.

  • The length of the movie can be calculated by dividing the number of shots (frames) by the frame rate (fps).
    E.g.: 1080 frames ÷ 30 frames/second = 36 seconds