How to Use Live View & Take Pictures With the Nikon D300 at the Same Time

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How to Use Live View & Take Pictures With the Nikon D300 at the Same Time
Ensure your pictures come out beautifully by using the Live View. (got the picture image by Pix by Marti from

The Nikon D300 is a professional digital SLR camera that has the ability to take pictures at 12.3 megapixels. It has a 3-in. colour LCD screen to view photographs and videos. To take images using the LCD instead of the traditional viewfinder, you use Live View mode.

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  1. 1

    Turn on the D300.

  2. 2

    Press the mode dial lock release and turn the mode dial to "LV." Press the shutter release button all the way down to engage Live View. You will now see the view through the lens on the camera monitor.

  3. 3

    Frame the picture in the monitor. Press the shutter release button halfway down to focus the picture. Press the shutter release the rest of the way down to take the picture. The picture will now display on the monitor for a few seconds. To return to Live View to take another shot, press the shutter release button once.

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