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Mastering the Nikon D300 by Darrell Young

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1.3. Nikon D300 – Generation 3

When the D300 hit the market, I thought, "Well, this is a nice camera, but with my D200 and D2X, I probably don't need one." With the help of Nikonians.org contacts and the support of Nikon's USA press relations organization, I was given the opportunity to field-test a D300. I used this experience to write some of the detailed "menu" sections of this book. It seemed like a desirable camera, although a bit complex, as it sat there next to my computer as a reference device for chapter creation.

In fact, the D300 was so complex that I didn't have enough time with it to write a detailed book. So, I figured I'd just go ahead and buy one to complete the book. After it was done, I could always give the D300 to my wife ...

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