Nikon Coolpix W300 Owner's Manual

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Self-timer
The camera releases the shutter when the set number of seconds elapses after you 
press the shutter-release button.
Set Photo VR (
A167) to Off in the setup menu when using a tripod to stabilize the 
camera during shooting.
1
Press the multi selector 
J (n).
2
Select the number of seconds until the 
shutter is released, and press the 
k button.
• n10s (10 seconds): Use on important occasions, 
such as weddings.
• n2s (2 seconds): Use to prevent camera shake.
• r5s (5 seconds, self-portrait timer): Use for self-
portraits.
• If the setting is not applied by pressing the k button, the selection will be 
canceled.
3
Frame the picture and press the shutter-release button halfway.
• When using n10s (10 seconds) or n2s (2 seconds), make sure that the subjects 
are in focus.
• When using r5s (5 seconds, self-portrait timer), press the shutter-release button all 
the way down in step 4, and then frame the picture.
4
Press the shutter-release button 
all the way down.
• Countdown starts. The self-timer lamp 
flashes and then glows steadily about 
one second before the shutter is 
released.
• When the shutter is released, the self-
timer is set to OFF.
• To stop the countdown, press the 
shutter-release button again.
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