A&P So I tried one of the new features of the D300 last night shooting a wedding...

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Auto-ISO :eek3:

    set your max ISO you want to use, set your minimum shutter speed... and shoot. The camera adjusts based on your aperture and the light setting. The feature is friggin' AMAZING!!! :bowdown:
     
  2. Wheezer

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    Not a new feature...My D80 has it. Of course with the D80 I wouldn't set it higher than 800. :hsd:
     
  3. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I have a D80... and it doesn't have this feature, just has a normal auto. This setting is not fully controlled by the camera. You get to set your own settings and your boundries.
     
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    themolsen New Member

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    i love auto ISO. even on the D50, although less controllable, it's handy-dandy
     
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    I absolutely fucking hate Auto ISO on my D50.
     
  6. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    This is what I'm talking about...

    Rather than just letting the camera do what it wants, you set the auto to on and set the max and min on what YOU want. Camera works around those settings.

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    ^thats fucking badass.
     
  8. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Now you see what I mean. :big grin:
     
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    Tonster MBA OT'r of the Year 2013 OT Supporter

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    how much did you spent on the D300
     
  10. MastaCow

    MastaCow I love cup.

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    Hey Girth, did you ever find out how many shots you get off the internal en-el3e and the MB-D10 grip combined?
     
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    My 40D has it to.
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I shot the wedding from 4PM to 10PM and I didn't even 100% of the battery in the grip, and I took almost 800 shots. The battery inside the camera is still at 100%.
     
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    full retail. $1799
     
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    so what kind of pics (quality) did you get with that?
     
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  16. Wheezer

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    D80 has the same thing. It's under "ISO Auto" in the same menu section you show on your D300. You set the highest sensitivity and the lowest shutter speed you want to work with.
     
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    I came here to post this.

    My d80 has the exact same menu...

    but it is a cool feature!
     
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    what happens when you can't get within those paramaters?
     
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    and where's the pics :squint:
     
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    If it's too dark it will use your minimum shutter speed and your maximum ISO....most likely it will be underexposed. Just do it the right way.
     
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    :weak:

    kinda rules that out for any wedding I've done, unless you set the shutter speed so low that whats the point in the first place
     
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    what would you want it to do?

    You set your highest iso and your slowest shutter speed. Kind of a 'worst case scenerio' sort of thing, and shoot from there. If you set it right, you shouldn't be bouncing off of those settings too often, and if you are, your shots will be underexposed just like if you set it yourself...

    The whole point is for it to be an Aperture Priority mode with iso as the 2nd variable, so you have more options... (at least thats how it appeared to me in my limited use of it...)
     
  23. MastaCow

    MastaCow I love cup.

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    I *just* crossed the 1000 click mark this weekend, but I've recharged the internal once when it was around 90% due to daily bleed-off. Do you have it set to pull from the grip first, then internal second?
     
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    d50 has the same thing, just except you can't set the max ISO. but i don't care, iso 1600 is fine after a little NR
     
  25. Meat Popsicle

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    Same here.

    Never use it.
     

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