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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S by Darrell Young

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Live View Mode – Section One

(User’s Manual – D300S page 47; D300 page 79)

Live view mode (Lv) allows you to use your camera’s Monitor to compose images instead of the Viewfinder.

On the D300S, you start Live View by pressing the LV button below the Multi Selector (see Figure 8-1, image 1).

On the D300, hold down the Release mode dial lock release button and rotate the Release mode dial to Lv; then press the Shutter-release button to start Live View (see Figure 8-1, image 2).

To stop Live View on the D300S, simply press the Lv button again. On the D300, stop Live View by pressing the MENU button.

There are two Live View modes available, with multiple screen types to customize Live View on your camera’s Monitor.

Figure 8-1. Live View controls for D300S ...

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