Nikon COOLPIX A300 Reference Manual

Scene Mode Shooting Suited to the Shooting Conditions

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Shooting Features

Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to the Shooting Conditions)

When a scene is selected, camera settings are automatically optimized for the 
selected scene.

* The icon of the last scene selected is displayed.

1

The camera focuses at infinity.

2

The camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame.

3

Use of a tripod is recommended, because the shutter speed is slow. Set Photo VR 
(

A122) to Off in the setup menu when using a tripod to stabilize the camera during 

shooting.

Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to the Shooting 
Conditions)

Enter shooting mode 

M A (shooting mode) button M b (second icon from the 

top*) 

M K M HI M select a scene M k button

b Portrait (default setting)

i Dusk/dawn

1, 2, 3

c Landscape

1, 2

j Night landscape

1, 2, 3

 (

A32)

d Sports

2

 (

A32)

k Close-up (A32)

e Night portrait

3

u Food (A32)

f Party/indoor

2

 (

A32)

m Fireworks show

1, 3 

(

A33)

Z Beach

2

o Backlighting

2

 (

A33)

z Snow

2

U Panorama assist (

A35)

h Sunset

2, 3

O Pet portrait (

A33)