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Focus bracketing Nikon D800E in Live View?


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I've read through the manual several times, and I can't figure out how to do exposure bracketing for HDR in live view.

I want to focus and compose a scene in Live View, and then fire off 7 exposures (varying the shutter speed, aperture constant), each one a full stop apart. I would like to set it up so that it goes 1 stop overexposed (for shadow detail) and five stops under-exposed (for highlight detail).

One of the reasons I want to do it in live view is that I want to avoid shutter bounce. The other reason is that I want to be sure everything is in focus.

Since I shoot a lot of high contrast scenes, this is an option I would like to easily access when I need it.