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Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

How do I take pictures at dusk and at night?

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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Landscape and Travel Photography

Ideal for those who want to take their travel & landscape photography to the next level

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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Halloween & Autumn Harvest Photography

Take better photos during the colorful fall season

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Photographing the Night Sky

Astrophotography: tips for making great images of the stars, moon and night sky time-lapse

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Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

Zoom lenses can have either a fixed maximum aperture or a…

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Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

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Elements of Photography

Ideal class for those who want to take great D-SLR photos

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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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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

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

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Jim Richardson: Why Fast Lenses Make All the Difference

When You’re Constantly on the Move, Fast Glass Makes Tough Shots…

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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Canyon Country Shooting

Tips for taking great photos of the Southwestern United States

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Second Time Around

Take a closer look at some of our classic lenses updated with the latest technology.

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Understanding Maximum Aperture

Learn how aperture affects the end-result image.

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How to Capture the “Wow” Factor

Photographer Evan Williams on shooting stunning photographs

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How to Choose Your Next Nikon 1 Lens

Go beyond your Nikon 1 camera's kit lens

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights to create the illusion of a night scene

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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FOCUS First: A System for Better Photos

Mark Alberhasky's 5 step system for taking better pictures

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How-To Take Great Photos at the Aquarium

Tips for photographing the fish and creatures that live under water

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Bokeh for Beginners

Have your subjects stand apart from the background with this easy technique

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A Basic Look at the Basics of Exposure

The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO is the basis of every…

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Moose Peterson: Light Lessons

Seeing light opens up your photographic creativity

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot lunar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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The Challenge of Bird Photography

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

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Shooting Long Exposures:

Deborah Sandidge on shooting long exposure landscapes and cityscapes

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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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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How to Photograph Lightning

Storm chaser Jim Reed offers valuable tips for making photos of lighning while staying safe.

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Effects Mode

The D5100 offers special effects that can be used when recording still images or D-movies. They can be found…

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Photographing Dogs: Capturing Action

Tips for taking better photos of your dog in action.

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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First Frame: Under Control

Todd Bretl on shooting underwater macro photography

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Shooting a Rock Concert

Whether you're taking photos at a major rock concert or at your child's school performance, these…

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When to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to use a graduated neutral density filter to decrease extreme light to…

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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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How to Take Pictures of Water Using Long Exposures

Getting that "silky" look when photographing moving water isn't…

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Hands On

Lindsay Silverman discusses autofocusing when using teleconverters

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The Anatomy of a Powerful Image

Jerry Ghionis on creating powerful wedding imagery

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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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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your D-SLR?

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

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Exposure Compensation When Using i-TTL Gets Easier with the D4/D4s

Exposure compensation and flash compensation can be…

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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

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

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Photographing Water Using the Multiplication Factor Technique

Ever wonder how the water in those photos looks so smooth?…

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Flash Points: The Control of Light

Color temperature, rear sync, slow sync: Three key elements in flash photography.

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Create and Publish Your Own Photo Book

A photo book is a great way to share your images with the world.

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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3D Color Matrix Metering II

This system of evaluating light determines the best possible exposure for a particular…

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Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

Ideal class for those who want to go beyond point & shoot photography

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Moiré & False Color

The role of the optical low pass filter in D-SLRs.

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One Shot: No Exit

Bill Durrence on ow a simple change can alter a photo’s feeling

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When You Explore All Angles, Better Pictures Happen

Tom Bol explains how changing perspective can make a better image.

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Flash Photography the Easy Way

David Tejada's easy-does-it flash tips

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Using Auto FP High-Speed Sync to Illuminate Fast Sports Action

Dave Black on using high-speed flash sync for sports…

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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

Tony Sweet on creating panoramas

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

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Tips for Shooting Sports

Sports shooter Bill Sallaz knows what he wants and where to stand in order to get it

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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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Nikon School Presents: Mom's Night Out

Nikon School's Mom's Night Out is full of tips for taking fun family photos

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Capturing Moments in a Wedding Day

Cliff Mautner discusses capturing wedding day moments

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Taking Great Photographs at Airshows

Learn the "tricks of the trade" from Moose Peterson.

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Introduction to Three-Point Lighting & Other Video Lighting Techniques

Advanced lighting for video

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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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How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot solar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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Vibration Reduction

Vibration Reduction (VR) is an image stabilization technology that minimizes blur caused by camera…

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Walkabout

Take a photo walk with Nikon pro Lindsay Silverman.

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Taking Better Photographs on the Water

Harbors, bays, oceans and rivers all have one thing in common—interesting and…

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Extra Added Attraction: How to Boost the Reach of Your Nikon 1

Mark Alberhasky on using the FT-1 and NIKKOR lenses on…

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A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

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51-Point Autofocus System

The 51-point AF system positions 51 points of focus within the frame to allow photographers to…

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Active D-Lighting

Active D-Lighting optimizes high contrast images to restore the shadow and highlight details that are…

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The Versatile Appeal of the D600

See what makes the D600 an appealing camera

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Scene Auto Selector

A COOLPIX feature that recognizes the type of scene or setting and automatically selects the…

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Using legacy NIKKOR lenses with the Nikon Df

How to set the Df to accept legacy Non-Ai or Ai lenses

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