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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S by Darrell Young

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Section One – (a) Autofocus: Custom Settings a1 to a10

You’ll find 10 distinct settings within the Autofocus menu in both the D300S and D300. There are no numbering variances between the two cameras in this section:

  • AF-C priority selection

(a1 in both D300/D300S)

  • AF-S priority selection

(a2 in both D300/D300S)

  • Dynamic AF area

(a3 in both D300/D300S)

  • Focus tracking with lock-on

(a4 in both D300/D300S)

  • AF activation

(a5 in both D300/D300S)

  • AF point illumination

(a6 in both D300/D300S)

  • Focus point wrap-around

(a7 in both D300/D300S)

  • AF point selection

(a8 in both D300/D300S)

  • Built-in AF assist illuminator

(a9 in both D300/D300S)

  • AF-ON for MB-D10

(a10 in both D300/D300S)

This first section is about how to configure the autofocus system in various ways. The whole process ...

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