The Tool Bar

The tool bar is an important chapter of the Capture NX-D which takes you through all the key tools available in the tool bar. All the below aspects are covered in detail this chapter which will help you process the RAW files with ease.

Back/FowardSelect the folder before or after the current folder.

FolderDisplay a dialog where you can navigate to and open a folder.

View ModeChoose a view mode for the image area.

MultiView images side-by-side. Choose from Compare Before and After Images and 2 Images.

CurrentApply current adjustments to the “before” image for use as a reference when making further modifications.

OriginalRestore the “before” image to the state it was in before any adjustments were made.

NEF/NRW + JPEGIf the folder contains images shot at image quality settings of “RAW + JPEG”, select this option to list the RAW and JPEG copies separately.

View ToolAccess the fit, image viewer, zoom, and hand tools.

WBClick a point in the preview to adjust white balance so that the sampled point takes on a neutral gray color (gray point sample tool).

StraightenStraighten images.

CropCrop images.

RotateRotate images 90°. The direction of rotation can be selected by keeping the button pressed.

Retouch BrushRemove dust and scratches (auto retouch brush).

Filter by Rating/LabelFilter images by rating or label.

FilteringFilter images by rating, label, or camera settings.

Clear FilteringEnd filtering and view all images.

Batch Process StatusView batch process status.

Cancel Batch ProcessCancel batch processing.

ViewNX-iView the current image or images in ViewNX-i. The images are displayed in their current state including any changes made using Capture NX-D and, in the case of NEF/NRW (RAW) images, without conversion to TIFF.

Open withOpen images in an application and format previously selected using the Open With Application option.

PrintPrint the image currently selected or previewed in the image area.

Convert FilesSave images in JPEG or TIFF format. Adjustments are applied before the image is saved.

Duration : 1h 56m 30s

Capture NX-D is Nikon’s own image management application mainly used to process the RAW (NEF) files. This online tutorial will deal with all the below chapters in-depth and help you master the entire RAW workflow with ease.

lesson 1 – introduction
lesson 2 – exploring the capture nx-d window
lesson 3 – exploring the menu bar
lesson 4 – the folder palette
lesson 5 – the tool bar
lesson 6 – edit and metadata palette
lesson 7 – capture nx-d preferences
lesson 8 – using exposure compensation
lesson 9 – using white balance
lesson 10 – using picture control
lesson 11 – using tone and details
lesson 12 – the adjustment manager
lesson 13 – example 1 – crop and retouch
lesson 14 – example 2 – using levels
lesson 15 – example 3
lesson 16 – example 4 – composite image processing
lesson 17 – saving as jpg or tiff
lesson 18 – capture nx-d conclusion

At the end of this course, you will have the confidence to process your Nikon RAW (NEF) files and get the look and feel of the final images as processed by any professional expert.

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