Nikon D300

The NIKON D300 is a Professional camera. It is an Interchangeable lens camera which is called an SLR. The NIKON D300 was announced on 23rd August 2007. The camera is a very good camera and is loaded with good features.

Nikon D300

The NIKON D300 has a CMOS sensor which is manufactured by SONY. The size of the sensor is 23.6 x 15.8 mm (3.72 cm²). The Pixel Density of the camera is 3.3 MP/cm². The ISO rating of the camera is 200 – 3200 in normal mode and 100 – 6400 when boost is on. There is no Digital Image Stabilization in the camera which makes a weak contender. The NIKON D300 has a Nikon Multi-CAM3500 DX Auto Focus. Along with the auto there is also a manual focus in the camera.

Nikon D300

There are 12 positions White balance override positions. The minimum shutter speed is 30 sec and the maximum speed is1 / 8000 sec. The camera after starting takes 8 seconds to get ready to click pictures. The shutter delay between two images is 1.2 sec. The NIKON D300 has an in – built pop – up flash. The range of the flash is 12 m. The camera also has facilities for connecting an external flash like hot-shoe plus sync connector. There are different flash modes like Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow and Red-Eye Slow.

Nikon D300

The NIKON D300 has 3D Matrix metering II, Center weighted and Spot Metering modes. The camera also has aperture priority, shutter priority and a 1.5x Focal length multiplier. The Lens Thread is a Nikkor AF / F-mount, D-Type. There is self timer which can delay shutter release from 2 – 20 sec. There is a 10 sec delay in the other cameras. There is a compact Flash storage card slot on the camera with the help of which the memory of the camera can be extended. There is no in –built memory on the camera. Thus there is a certain cost of a storage card associated with the camera.

Nikon D300

The NIKON D300 has an Optical Pentaprism view – finder with 100% coverage and 0.94x magnification. There is also an LCD provided on the back. The size is 3 inch and the camera has a super high resolution of 922000 pixels. Every minute detail in the image is shown with a great sharpness in the camera. There is also a USB port to connect the camera with a computer.

Nikon D300

The NIKON D300 is powered by Nikon EN-EL3e Lithium-Ion battery. The battery lasts you till 350 shots. The Dimensions f the camera are 147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.8 x 4.5 x 2.9 in). The Weight of the camera is 930 gm. The camera is very heavy as all the pro cameras are. The NIKON D300 is available in a price range of Rs.85000/- to 99000/-. The camera is an extremely expensive camera. The camera is a bit old and thus it is priced heavily. The newer pro cameras from NIKON, Sony and Canon are available at a price around Rs.50000/-.

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