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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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How to Shoot a Silhouette

Photographing a subject in silhouette

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Photographing the US National Parks

Chris Nicholson on photographing in the US National Parks

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power
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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

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One Shot: On the Beach

Deborah Sandidge on shooting crashing ocean waves

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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 Europe: Do a Little Research, Then Go Light on the Gear

Blaine Harrington on travel photography in Europe

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John Shaw: A Photographer's Vision Simplified

See how one of the foremost nature, outdoor and natural history…

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First Look: The All-Seeing, 360° Nikon Action Cam

Corey Rich describes his experience shooting with the KeyMission 360

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 1 - Control of Color

Go on location with Joe McNally for a video tutorial on lighting…

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Repeating Flash Lighting Technique

Joe McNally uses the technique of repeating flash to capture the grace of balletic…

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - Control of Color

Go on location with Joe McNally for a video tutorial on lighting…

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Andrew Hancock

Sports photographer Andrew Hancock is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Advanced Wireless Lighting

Advanced wireless lighting is the use of multiple Speedlights set up for wireless remote…

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Bill Frakes

Photojournalist, documentary filmmaker and educator Bill Frakes is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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Shooting with the COOLPIX A

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Follow lighting expert Joe McNally's instructions for easy flash photography…

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Bambi Cantrell

Wedding and portrait photographer Bambi Cantrell is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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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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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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Second Time Around

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

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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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My Go-To NIKKOR Lens

Vincent Versace's favorite lens: 28-300mm zoom

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Virtual Horizon

Nikon’s Electronic Virtual Horizon feature quickly and accurately displays a graphic to show the camera’s position relative to the horizontal plane. This is an invaluable photographic tool when shooting landscapes and architecture. You no longer have to guess if the horizon in your scene is level.

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