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Mastering the Nikon D300 by Darrell Young

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8.2. Section 2: Retouch Menu

(D300 User's Manual page 329)

Retouching allows you to modify your images in-camera with no computer postprocessing. If you like to do digital photography, but don't particularly like to work on a computer later, these functions are for you!

You can use the Retouch Menu directly and choose an image to work with, or you can display an image in Playback mode and press the OK button to open the Retouch Menu. There are limitations imposed when you are working on an image that has already been retouched.

When you use the Retouch Menu items, the D300 does not overwrite your original file, but always creates a JPEG file with the next available image number. (Although the original image can be a RAW, JPEG, or TIFF image, ...

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