Nikon Coolpix W300 Owner's Manual

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o (Scene Auto Selector) Mode
The camera recognizes the shooting conditions when you frame a picture, and you 
can take pictures in accordance with those conditions.
When the camera automatically recognizes the shooting conditions, the shooting 
mode icon displayed on the shooting screen changes accordingly.
* The camera is switched to underwater mode when it is lowered into water.
B
Notes About o (Scene Auto Selector) Mode
• Under some shooting conditions, the camera may not select the desired settings. In this 
case, select another shooting mode (
A26).
• When the digital zoom is in effect, the shooting mode icon changes to d.
B
After Taking the Camera Out of the Water
After taking the camera out of water, sometimes it may not automatically switch to another 
scene from underwater mode. 
Gently brush any water droplets with your hand from the camera or wipe it off with a soft 
and dry cloth. See “Cleaning After Using the Camera Underwater” (
A188) for more 
information on caring for the camera.
C
Underwater Recording of Location Data
A36) for more information.
o (Scene Auto Selector) Mode
Enter shooting mode 
M A (shooting mode) button M o (scene auto selector) 
mode 
M k button
e
Portrait (for taking close-up portraits of one or two people)
b
Portrait (for taking portraits of large numbers of people, or images in which the 
background takes up a large portion of the frame)
f
Landscape
h
Night portrait (for taking close-up portraits of one or two people)
c
Night portrait (for taking portraits of large numbers of people, or images in 
which the background takes up a large portion of the frame)
g
Night landscape
i
Close-up
j
Backlighting (for taking pictures of subjects other than people) 
d
Backlighting (for taking portrait pictures)
a
Underwater*
d
Other shooting conditions
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