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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S by Darrell Young

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Set Picture Control

(User’s Manual: D300S page 154; D300 page 150)

Set Picture Control allows you to choose a Picture Control for a shooting session. Nikon’s Picture Control system lets you control how your image appears in several ways. Each control has a specific affect on the image’s appearance. If you ever shoot film, you know that there are distinct “looks” to each film type. No two films produce pictures that look the same, color-wise.

Well, in today’s digital photography world, Picture Controls give you the ability to impart a specific look to your images. You can control Sharpening, Contrast, Brightness, Saturation, and Hue in a customizable way by modifying one of Nikon’s regular Picture Controls. Or, you can simply use the provided Nikon ...

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