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Lighting for Video with AE-Lock Tutorial

Basic lighting tips for shooting video

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Shooting Abstract Photos that Make the Viewer Guess

Sometimes showing just a hint of your subject can be more compelling…

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Creatively Photographing Objects Up Close

The idea that less is more can be applied to the subject matter in your photos.

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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your DSLR?

Learn what the different types of NIKKOR lenses are and which ones will…

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Getting Started: How to Hold Your D-SLR Camera

Getting sharper, more in-focus pictures can be as simple as learning how…

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

Using third-party rigs, rail systems and other accessories

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Understanding Maximum Aperture

Learn how aperture affects the end-result image.

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Top Tips for Shooting Stop-Motion Animation Video

Stop Motion video tips

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Smart Portrait System

Nikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions,…

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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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Subject Tracking

COOLPIX cameras maintain focus on a moving subject using a contrast detection system, which is based on the principle that objects in a scene that are in focus display the highest contrast.

The system analyzes the image information of the subject obtained by the image sensor. Then, by moving the lens, the system seeks the lens position where the image contrast is highest.

Subject Tracking is particularly useful when capturing children or pets at play and ensures sharp focus and quick response to capture your best shot.

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