Nikon COOLPIX L23 User Manual

e Skin Softening Softening Skin Tones

e Skin Softening Softening Skin Tones

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e Skin Softening: Softening Skin Tones

The camera detects faces in images and creates a copy with softer facial skin tones. 
Copies created using the skin softening function are saved as separate files.

1

Choose the desired image in full-frame 
playback mode (A 56) or thumbnail playback 
mode (A 57) and press the d button.

The playback menu is displayed.

2

Use the multi selector to choose e Skin 
softening and press the k button.

The screen for selecting the degree of softening is 
displayed.
If no faces are detected in the image, an alert is displayed 
and the camera returns to the playback menu.

3

Press the multi selector H or I to choose the 
degree of softening and press the k button.

The confirmation dialog is displayed with the face to 
which skin softening was applied enlarged at the center 
of the monitor.
To exit without saving the copy, press the 

d button.

4

Check the preview of the copy.

Skin tones in up to 12 faces, in the order of that closest to 
the center of the frame, are softened.
If more than one face was softened, press the multi 
selector 

J or K to display a different face.

Press the 

d button to adjust the degree of softening. 

The monitor display returns to that shown in step 3.
When the 

k button is pressed, a new, edited copy is created.

Copies created with the skin softening function can be 
recognized by the E icon displayed in playback mode.

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Note on Skin Softening

Playback menu

D-Lighting

Skin softening

Rotate image

Print order

Slide show

Protect

Small picture

Skin softening

Normal

Amount

Preview

Save

Save

Save

Back

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0 0 0 4 . J P G

0 0 0 4 . J P G

4 /             4

4 /             4

1 5 / 0 5 / 2 0 1 1   1 5 : 3 0

1 5 / 0 5 / 2 0 1 1   1 5 : 3 0

Depending upon the direction in which faces are looking, or the brightness of faces, the camera may 
be unable to accurately recognize faces, or the skin softening function may not perform as expected.

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More Information

See “File and Folder Names” (

A 118) for more information.