Using the Exposure Delay Mode in a Nikon D800


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Using Exposure Delay mode

Earlier when we looked at the D800's self-timer, I mentioned that one of the things you can use it for is when you have the camera locked down on a tripod and you're doing the long exposures and you want to be sure that there's no camera shake. With the self-timer you're able to press the shutter button, get your hand off the camera, give it time to calm down before the shutter actually fires. There is actually an even better way to handle that situation, and that's to go here into your menu, to the Custom setting menu, go down to the Shooting/Display category.

Inside there you will find something called Shutter delay mode. This lets you dial in a delay of either one, two or three seconds. That will occur between the time when the mirror flips up and the shutter fires. So I'm going to put in a two-second delay here. And as I shoot, you should hear two different things. I am going to switch over to manual focus, just because we don't have anything for the came...

Using Exposure Delay mode
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Using Exposure Delay mode provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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