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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Basic Camera Setup

    1. D300S and D300 Reference Material

    2. Shoot Now Camera Configuration

    3. Camera Functions for Initial Configuration

    4. My Personal Camera Setting Recommendations

    5. My Conclusions

  2. Chapter 2 Playback Menu

    1. Delete

    2. Playback Folder

    3. Hide Image

    4. Display Mode

    5. Copy Images (D300S Only)

    6. Image Review

    7. After Delete

    8. Rotate Tall

    9. Slide Show

    10. Print Set (DPOF)

    11. My Conclusions

  3. Chapter 3 Shooting Menu

    1. Shooting Menu Bank

    2. Reset Shooting Menu

    3. Active Folder

    4. File Naming

    5. Primary Slot Selection (D300S Only)

    6. Secondary Slot Function (D300S Only)

    7. Image Quality

    8. Image Size

    9. JPEG Compression

    10. NEF (RAW) Recording

    11. White Balance

    12. Set Picture Control

    13. Manage Picture Control

    14. Color Space

    15. Active D-Lighting

    16. Long Exp. NR

    17. High ISO NR

    18. ISO Sensitivity Settings

    19. Live View Mode

    20. Multiple Exposure

    21. Movie Settings (D300S Only)

    22. Interval Timer Shooting

    23. My Conclusions

  4. Chapter 4 Custom Setting Menu

    1. Renaming a Custom Setting Bank

    2. Reset Custom Settings

    3. Section One – (a) Autofocus: Custom Settings a1 to a10

    4. Section Two – (b) Metering/Exposure: Custom Settings b1 to b6

    5. Section Three – (c) Timers/AE Lock: Custom Settings c1 to c4

    6. Section Four – (d) Shooting/Display: Custom Settings d1 to d12

    7. Section Five – (e) Bracketing/Flash: Custom Settings e1 to e7

    8. Section Six – (f) Controls: Custom Settings f1 to f11

    9. My Conclusions

  5. Chapter 5 Setup Menu

    1. Format Memory Card

    2. LCD Brightness

    3. Clean Image Sensor

    4. Lock Mirror Up For Cleaning

    5. Video Mode

    6. HDMI

    7. Time Zone and Date or World Time

    8. Language

    9. Image Comment

    10. Auto Image Rotation

    11. USB (D300 only)

    12. Image Dust Off Ref Photo

    13. Battery Info

    14. Wireless Transmitter

    15. Image Authentication

    16. Copyright Information (D300S Only)

    17. Save/Load Settings

    18. GPS

    19. Virtual Horizon (D300S only)

    20. Non-CPU Lens Data

    21. AF Fine Tune

    22. Eye-Fi Upload (D300S only)

    23. Firmware Version

    24. My Conclusions

  6. Chapter 6 Retouch Menu

    1. Playback Retouching

    2. Using Retouch Menu Items Directly

    3. My Conclusions

  7. Chapter 7 My Menu and Recent Settings

    1. My Menu

    2. Add Items

    3. Remove Items

    4. Rank Items

    5. Choose Tab

    6. Recent Settings (D300S only)

    7. My Conclusions

  8. Chapter 8 Live View and D-Movie Modes

    1. Live View Mode – Section One

    2. D-Movie Mode – Section Two

    3. My Conclusions

  9. Chapter 9 Metering, Exposure Modes, and Histogram

    1. Metering Systems

    2. Exposure Modes

    3. Histogram

    4. My Conclusions

  10. Chapter 10 White Balance

    1. How Does White Balance (WB) Work?

    2. Color Temperature

    3. Method 1 – Manual White Balance Using the WB Button

    4. Manually Selecting a Color Temperature between 2,500 and 10,000 K

    5. Measuring Actual Ambient Light and Using PRE

    6. Storing White Balance Values for Future Use

    7. Editing the Comment Field

    8. Using the White Balance from a Previously Captured Image

    9. Adjusting a Saved White Balance’s Color Values

    10. Method 2 – Manual White Balance Using the Shooting Menu

    11. White Balance Bracketing

    12. Auto White Balance

    13. White Balance Tips and Tricks

    14. My Conclusions

  11. Chapter 11 Multi-CAM 3500DX Autofocus

    1. What Is the Multi-CAM 3500DX Autofocus Module?

    2. Setting Your Lens to Manual Focus

    3. Understanding the Focus Modes, AF-Area Modes, and Release Modes

    4. Single-servo AF Mode (S)

    5. Continuous-servo AF Mode (C)

    6. AF-Area Modes in Detail

    7. Release Modes in Detail

    8. Autofocus in Live View Mode

    9. My Conclusions

  12. Chapter 12 Speedlight Flash Photography

    1. What Is a Guide Number?

    2. Flash Modes

    3. Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)

    4. Selecting a Nikon Speedlight Flash Unit

    5. My Conclusions

  1. Credits for Chapter Opening Images

    1. Chapter 1

    2. Chapter 2

    3. Chapter 3

    4. Chapter 4

    5. Chapter 5

    6. Chapter 6

    7. Chapter 7

    8. Chapter 8

    9. Chapter 9

    10. Chapter 10

    11. Chapter 11

    12. Chapter 12

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