Choose a virtual horizon for the shooting display. The selected virtual horizon can be displayed by placing a check (M) next to D in the list for Custom Setting d18 [Custom monitor shooting display] (d18: Custom Monitor Shooting Display) or d19 [Custom viewfinder shooting display] (d19: Custom Viewfinder Shooting Display).

  • [Type A]: A large indicator showing roll and pitch fills the display.

  • [Type B]: A roll indicator appears at the bottom of the display and a pitch indicator at its right edge.

  • The indicators are displayed in green when the camera is level.



Camera rotated clockwise

Camera rotated counterclockwise

[Type A]

[Type B]



Camera tilted forward

Camera tilted back

[Type A]

[Type B]

The Virtual Horizon Display

Note that the display may not be accurate when the camera is tilted at a sharp angle forward or back. The camera will not display the virtual horizon or pitch and roll indicators when held at angles at which tilt cannot be measured.

A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

a: Focus

b: Metering/Exposure

c: Timers/AE Lock

d: Shooting/Display

e: Bracketing/Flash

f: Controls

g: Video