Nikon COOLPIX A300 Reference Manual
Using the Menu
The Shooting Menu (A (Auto) Mode)
A higher ISO sensitivity allows darker subjects to be captured. Additionally, even with
subjects of similar brightness, pictures can be taken at faster shutter speeds, and
blurring caused by camera shake and subject movement can be reduced.
• When a higher ISO sensitivity is set, images may contain noise.
Notes About ISO Sensitivity
This function may not be available to use in combination with other functions (
Notes About ISO 3200
When ISO sensitivity is set to 3200, the available Image
mode settings are limited to r 2272×1704, q
1600×1200, and O 640×480. X is displayed next to the
ISO sensitivity indicator on the screen.
ISO Sensitivity Display on the Shooting Screen
• When Auto is selected, E is displayed when the ISO sensitivity increases.
• When Fixed range auto is selected, the maximum value for ISO sensitivity is displayed.
Enter shooting mode
M A (shooting mode) button M A (auto) mode M
k button M d button M ISO sensitivity M k button
Sensitivity is automatically selected from the range of ISO 80
I Fixed range auto
The range in which the camera automatically adjusts ISO
sensitivity can be selected from ISO 80-400 or ISO 80-800.
80, 100, 200, 400, 800,
ISO sensitivity is fixed at the specified value.