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Extra-low Dispersion Glass

ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass is the result of an alternative glass manufacturing technology…

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Marketplace: A #1

Shooting with the COOLPIX A

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How to Read Your NIKKOR Lens Barrel

Understanding what all of those markings and designations on your lens really mean.

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Chromatic Aberration

Chromatic aberration is a phenomenon in which light rays passing through a lens focus at different…

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Use Long Lenses or Come Back Too Short

Moose Peterson on the benefits of long glass

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3D Mode

Capture images in 3D for viewing on 3D compatible HDTVs and computers.

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

Spend a day at the zoo with wildlife photographer Julie Larsen Maher

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Tips and Techniques For High Flying Photos

Tom Bol discusses taking photos from hot air balloons, planes and helicopters

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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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The Challenge of Bird Photography

Moose Peterson tells why photographing birds in the field is well worth the challenge.

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What is your KeyMission?

Joe McNally on the KeyMission 360 camera

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Tips For Making Tempting Food Photos

Alison Lyons offers simple tips for taking great photos of food & drink

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Simple tips for children to learn to take better photos

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10 Tips for Shooting Autumn Foliage

Nature photographer Rod Planck offers tips for shooting colorful fall foliage

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Wedding Days: The Fine Art of Brides, Grooms, Light and Location

Sam Sciarrino on photographing brides and grooms

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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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Destination Asia: A Showcase for the Storytelling Power of Travel Images

Travel shooter Blaine Harrington offers tips for…

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How to Capture the “Wow” Factor

Photographer Evan Williams on shooting stunning photographs

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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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Destination Latin America:

Blaine Harrington on photographing Latin America

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Setting up the COOLPIX S800c

The COOLPIX S800c offers wireless connectivity, learn how to set it up easily

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

Exposing so the Snow’s White and Six Other Tips for Great Winter…

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

Using the technique of light painting allows you to add depth and dimension to your…

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Extra-low Dispersion Glass

Nikon’s Extra-low Dispersion (ED) and Super ED glass help correct chromatic aberrations, or optical color defects, caused when different light wavelengths do not converge at the same point after passing through optical glass. Calcium fluorite crystals were once used to correct this problem in telephoto lenses, but the substance cracked easily and was sensitive to temperature changes. So Nikon created ED glass, which offers all the benefits, but none of the drawbacks of calcium fluorite-based glass. ED glass is now an essential element in NIKKOR’s telephoto lenses, helping deliver stunning sharpness and contrast, even at maximum aperture.

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