D300s help

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  1. hp1000

    hp1000 TPF Noob!

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    Hey,
    I just upgraded from a d40 to D300s. Big step, a lot of things to learn. For some reason in all of the modes manual, A, P mode, while taking the same shot over and over, it decreases the shutter speed each time. In S mode it adjusts the exposure. I initially thought this was my Active D lighting, but I turned that off. This just adds way too much exposure to my pictures. I know it is something funky in my settings Can someone please help?
     
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    Do you have bracketing turned on?
     
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    Pretty sure that's what it would be. Turn off the auto bracketing and try it again.
     
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    never mind... figured it out it was my FN mode.
     
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    thnx guys. user error on my part.
     
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    ^default action for the function button is bracketing...
     
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    Yep, there is no FN mode. The FN button can be set by the user to perform any number of functions. Yours is currently set to auto bracketing.
     
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    Has to be auto bracketing. Series of three shots increasing with each shot. Then next shot goes back to base.
    Read through the manual and have your camera there and go through all the functions, will be time well spent.
     
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    maybe it's bracketing your shots.


    lol. kidding.;)
     
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    :lol: I've done that with a new camera in the past
     
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    I love how to have a d300s and no idea what FN is not a mode, it's a programable button, otherwise known as a "function" button.
     
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    SrBiscuit TPF Noob!

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    don't hate because someone can afford good gear or got it as a gift.
    nothing wrong with starting out with something better than a d40. :er:
    it's a position i wish i were in.
     

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