Is the Nikon D300 good in low light?

Low light. The Nikon D300 performed well here, able to capture usable images down to the 1/16 foot-candle light level (about 1/16 as bright as average city street lighting at night), at all ISO settings.

What should I set my ISO to when its dark?

Start at f11 and if the image is too light, go to f16, if it’s too dark, go to f8. ISO – 100 or 200. This is to reduce noise. Noise in an image creates a speckly look with dull colours.

How do you turn on the flash on a Nikon D300?

Press and hold the flash button and turn the rear dial to change the flash sync mode. You’ll see the mode shown on the top LCD in the box with the bolt. Select these by holding down the flash button on the side of the flash hump and spinning the rear dial.

Is Nikon D300 good for portraits?

That can be a serious advantage in available light shooting, even with today’s DSLRs and their relatively clean ISO 1600 and higher capabilities. On a DX format camera like the D300 this lens become the equivalent of a 75mm, and this a very nice focal length for portraits.

How do you shoot 400 ISO film at night?

So for the best possible image quality when shooting at night, keep the ISO as low as you can. If you can get a fast-enough shutter speed at ISO 400, use that. Dial in the lowest possible ISO setting that will give you a fast-enough shutter speed to avoid camera shake.

Does Nikon D300 have built in flash?

Built into the D300 is an unusually capable pop-up flash unit, which operates in one of five main modes: Front-Curtain Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, and Rear-Curtain Sync. Front-Curtain Sync fires the flash at the beginning of the exposure, with every shot.

How do I turn on autofocus on Nikon D300s?

Hold the AF-ON button for focus. Good luck. I set the front Focus Mode Switch of my D300s to AF-S for still subjects, and AF-C for moving subjects. My D300s isn’t always fast enough to figure things out with the rear AF Sensor Mode Switch in the Big White Rectangle position.

How do I reset my Nikon D300 to factory settings?

Factory Reset: To restoring Nikon D300 or 300S to its factory settings, just hold down the [QUAL] button and the [+/- Exposure Compensation] button together, until the control panel turns off briefly while the camera resets itself to the factory default settings.

When did Nikon D300s release?

30 July 2009
The Nikon D300S is a 12.3-megapixel DX format digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) announced by Nikon on 30 July 2009. It replaced the D300 as Nikon’s flagship DX format DSLR adding HD video recording (with autofocus).

Is Nikon D300 a full frame camera?

Both the D3 and D300 are pro-grade cameras, and share many of the same revolutionary features. While the D3 breaks new ground for Nikon with a full-frame sensor (called FX) at 12.1 megapixels, the D300 nearly matches that resolution at the old DX-size recording a 12.3 megapixel image with a 1.5x crop factor.