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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S by Darrell Young

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Section Two – (b) Metering/Exposure: Custom Settings b1 to b6

You’ll find 6 settings within the Metering/exposure menu in both the D300S and D300. There are no numbering variances between the two cameras in this section:

  • ISO sensitivity step value

(b1 in both D300/D300S)

  • EV steps for exposure cntrl.

(b2 in both D300/D300S)

  • Exp comp/fine tune

(b3 in both D300/D300S)

  • Easy exposure compensation

(b4 in both D300/D300S)

  • Center-weighted area

(b5 in both D300/D300S)

  • Fine tune optimal exposure

(b6 in both D300/D300S)

The first three custom settings in the Metering/exposure menu (b1, b2, b3) affect how your camera views steps in its EV range. Most people like to have their camera work very precisely, so they’ll use the 1/3 step EV selection of b1, b2, and b3.

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