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Steve Anchell from Shutterbug put the Nikon D300 under the spotlight to see if it lives up to its name. As expected the camera emerged as a winner and hence comes with a recommended tag.
Easy switching to DX mode, a spot on exposure, a great auto focus mode and the 9 fps in full-frame Capture mode makes the camera a great buy. And at ISO 800 and DX mode the noise is almost imperceptible.
However the D300 has a complicated menu interface and the self-timer and mirror lockup sit next to each other ,which means you can’t use one while using the other.
"All told, the good is really good, and the bad isn’t so bad. This is a fully featured pro camera in the venerable Nikon tradition. It looks to me that Nikon is not only back in the game but has a winner."