Nikon D7100 Portrait


How do I adjust the portrait settings of Nikon D7200?

The Nikon D7200 is a preferred camera for taking portrait photos. The Nikon D7100 was its predecessor. The D7200 is the same. The Nikon D7200 is now more powerful than ever. It can produce 18 lossless compressed 14-bit images, 27 12-bit compressed raw images, and 100+ JPEG files. You will get 6 frames per second at full size, 7 in 1.3x crop mode, and 6 in full-size.

The D7200, unlike the D7100 can increase its ISO to ISO 51,200 or 102,400. The D7200 has a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor. This sensor is slightly more powerful than the D7100’s 24.1MP sensor. The “new picture 2.0” allows users to control their images in seven ways, including the flat mode that produces outstanding image results with reduced contrast.

Steps for Nikon D7200 portrait photography

STEP 1. Understanding your camera in details

It doesn’t matter if the camera is a DSLR or a mirrorless. The limitations are in regards to exposure, aperture and speed control. Gradually, it is up the user to decide how the output should look. It is up to the photographer to determine the best setting for that particular shot.

STEP 2. Learn more about White Balance

Nikon D7200 portrait settings with white balance
Nikon D7200 portrait settings and white balance buttons

One of the most important aspects to remember is white balance (WB). This works by eliminating color casts that make white objects appear ‘white’ in the captured photo. Your camera’s white balance mode may be deceived by factors such as reflected light from nearby walls or color casts created by lush green gardens. Portrait photographs can be captured using the auto white balance mode. However, inconsistent results may occur.

A few accessories can be used to prevent this from happening. You can use a variety of white balance cards and filters to make custom white balances regardless of the lighting conditions.

You may need to make your subject shine despite the lack of proper lighting. In these cases, a collapsible reflective will give you the desired glow.


Nikon D7200 portrait settings, black and white

This tip is particularly useful for beginners. This tip is especially useful for beginners. It will reject all color distractions and keep the focus on the subject, giving the viewer a feeling of classic refinement.


The choice of the right lens is critical for photographers as it will determine the final outcome of the photos. There are many lenses that can deliver specific results. A medium telephoto lens (like 85mm, 105mm), allows you to balance the background and model. A wide-angle lens is best for taking shots that give equal importance to the main subject and background.

Portraiture can be done with a (70-200mm), f/2.8 Telephoto Lens. It allows you to zoom in, allowing you to focus entirely on your subject. It reduces background and foreground distractions.

The best lenses for Nikon D7200 use:

Nikon 18-140mm F/3.5-5.6 VR

Nikon 18-300mm F.3.5-6.3 VR

Nikon 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6 VR II

Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 DX II

landscape lens for nikon d7200

The Nikon D7200 is a great choice for beginners to learn portrait photography. Anyone can learn how to take portrait photos by following these steps.

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