Nikon Community

Share your images and your experience with your Nikon gear.
Join this independent Community and register now!

default Picture Control settings


New Member
Does anyone know where to find the original factory settings for each of the various Picture Control modes (standard, neutral, vivid, portrait, landscape, flat, and monochrome)? I know the underscore character shows the previous setting for each of the parameters (sharpening, contrast, saturation, etc.), but if the settings are modified multiple times, then it is no longer possible to go back to the factory original settings. Using the "reset" feature appears to just return everything to zero.
Default Picture Control settings on a camera determine how it processes captured images. These settings, like Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, and Portrait, offer various options for color balance, contrast, and image appearance. Standard provides a balanced look, Neutral is subdued for post-processing flexibility, Vivid intensifies colors, Monochrome captures in black and white, and Portrait emphasizes skin tones. Users can often customize these settings based on personal preferences or specific photographic needs, adjusting parameters like contrast, saturation, and sharpness in the camera's menu or settings.