Nikon D300 User Manual (en)

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f: Shutter-Priority Auto
In shutter-priority auto, you choose the shutter speed while the 
camera automatically selects the aperture that will produce the 
optimal exposure. To take photographs in shutter-priority auto:
1
Select exposure mode 
f.
Press the 
I button and 
rotate the main command 
dial until 
f is displayed in 
the viewfinder and 
control panel.
2
Choose a shutter speed.
Rotate the main command dial to 
choose the desired shutter speed. 
Shutter speed can be set to “
p”  or 
to values between 30 s (
q) and 
1
/
8,000
s (
o). Use slow shutter speeds to suggest motion by 
blurring moving objects, high shutter speeds to “freeze” 
motion.
3
Frame a photograph, focus, and shoot.
A
See Also
See page 393 for information on what to do if flashing “
A” indicator 
appears in the shutter-speed displays.
I button
Main command dial
Slow shutter speed (
1
/
s)
Fast shutter speed (
1
/
1,600 
s)