Nikon D300 User Manual (en)

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To choose the exposure mode, press the 
button and rotate the main command dial 
until the desired mode is displayed in the 
control panel or viewfinder.
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Depth-of-Field Preview
To preview the effects of aperture, press and hold 
the depth-of-field preview button. The lens will 
be stopped down to the aperture value selected 
by the camera (modes 
e and f ) or the value 
chosen by the user (modes 
g and h), allowing 
depth of field to be previewed in the viewfinder.
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Custom Setting e4—Modeling Flash
This setting controls whether the built-in flash and the SB-900, SB-800, 
SB-600, SB-R200, and other optional flash units that support the Creative 
Lighting System (CLS; see page 357) will emit a modeling flash when the 
depth-of-field preview button is pressed. See page 297 for more 
information.
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See Also
See page 96 for information on auto ISO sensitivity control. For 
information on using the [Long exp. NR] option in the shooting menu for 
reducing noise at slow shutter speeds, see page 262. For information on 
choosing the size of the increments available for shutter speed and 
aperture, see Custom Setting b2 ([EV steps for exposure cntrl.], pg. 275). 
For information on changing the roles of the main and sub-command 
dials, see Custom Setting f7 ([Customize command dials] > [Change main/
sub], pg. 307).
I button
Main command 
dial
Preview button