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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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New Tricks

Time to get moving with Lindsay Silverman

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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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Understanding Focal Length

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

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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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A Pro's Tips for the Best Children's Photos

Tamara Lackey on taking great pictures of kids

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Introduction to ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed & Other Advanced Settings for HDSLR Video

Advanced settings for HDSLR video

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Prime Lenses

What is a prime lens? Well, it's a lens that isn't a zoom. A prime lens has a fixed focal length which means…

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No Limits: For Better Photos, Think Like a Photojournalist

David Handschuh on thinking like a photojournalist

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Bill Coleman: A Long Term Photo Project

Whether shooting the Amish of Pennsylvania or the landscapes of Maine or Italy,…

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What is a Lens MTF Chart & How Do I Read It?

MTF charts plot the performance and quality of a lens

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You’re the Guest: How to Capture Unique Photos at a Wedding

Abby Liga discusses getting great photos when you're a…

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The Edge: Drum Circle

Mike Corrado on shooting concert photography using remote cameras

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Making Pictures in the Rain

Just because it's raining doesn't mean there aren't great pictures waiting to be made.

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Geotagging: Do More with your Images and Videos

GPS, Geolocation and Geotagging

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Summer Lyn: Photographing Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Careful planning or just being lucky—both can work in your favor.

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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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