Nikon D300 User Manual (en)

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Press the shutter-release 
button all the way down.
The mirror will be raised and 
the view through the lens will 
be displayed in the camera 
monitor.  The subject will no 
longer be visible in the viewfinder.  To exit without taking a 
picture, rotate the release mode dial to another setting or 
press 
G.
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Focus.
Autofocus
 (focus mode S or C): In 
tripod mode, the focus point 
for contrast-detect autofocus 
can be moved to any point in 
the frame using the multi 
selector.
To focus using contrast-detect 
autofocus, press the 
B button. The 
focus point will blink green and the 
monitor may brighten while the camera 
focuses. If the camera is able to focus 
using contrast-detect autofocus, the 
focus point will be displayed in green; if 
the camera is unable to focus, the focus point will blink red.
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Contrast-Detect Autofocus
The camera will not continue to adjust focus while the 
B button is 
pressed in continuous-servo autofocus mode. In both single-servo 
and continuous-servo autofocus modes, the shutter can be released 
even when the camera is not in focus.
Manual focus
 (focus mode M; pg. 71): Use zoom for precise focus.
Exit
Exit
 Contrast-detect AF point
B button