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David Busch’S Compact Field Guide For The Nikon® D5300 by David D. Busch

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Chapter 6Live View and Shooting Movies

The Nikon D5300 can shoot movies up to 4GB in size while the camera is in Live View mode. Shooting stills and movies in live view is easy. Before you start, you can check your settings, as described in the next section, or just forge ahead with the current settings by following these steps:

Working with Live View

Activate live view by rotating the Lv switch on the top of the camera (just to the right of the mode dial) clockwise until the mirror flips up and the live view preview is shown on the display. The first thing to do when entering live view is to double-check three settings that affect how your image or movie is taken. These settings include:

Metering Mode

While using live view, you can press the ...

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