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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S by Darrell Young

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Section Three – (c) Timers/AE Lock: Custom Settings c1 to c4

You’ll find 4 distinct settings within the Timers/AE lock menu in both the D300S and D300. There are no numbering variances between the two cameras in this section:

  • Shutter-release button AE-L

(c1 in both D300/D300S)

  • Auto meter-off delay

(c2 in both D300/D300S)

  • Self-timer (delay)

(c3 in both D300/D300S)

  • Monitor off delay

(c4 in both D300/D300S)

Shutter-Release Button AE-L

Custom setting c1 (D300S and D300)

(User’s Manual – D300S page 273; D300 page 279)

Shutter-release button AE-L is designed to allow you to lock your camera’s exposure when you press the Shutter-release button halfway down. Normally that type of exposure lock only happens when you press and hold the AE-L/AF-L button. However, when ...

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