Having problems with your Nikon D300 Body Only Digital Camera ?

D300 long shutter delay

\015 I just opened the D300 box and started to use it. I have a D200 and assumed they worked about the same. The shutter is very slow and delayed, like I am using a slow shutter speed, no matter what setting I use (auto, manual with fast shutter speed, flash) there is a 1-2 second delay. They pictures are clear, but the delay often misses the shot. I wa strying to take pictures of my sons soccer game and it would release the shutter like I was taking a night shot keeping the shutter open for a long time- Is this a setting I have overlooked or a defect in the camera?\015

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Just played around with this on my D300S because I'm getting significant delay between pressing the shutter and the shutter / flash actually firing. Answer? Turn off red eye. Red on = delay. Red eye off = instantaneous. FWIW I'm shooting raw @ 14 bit depth
Are you using mirror lock-up or live-view feature?
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