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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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Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

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

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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

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Versatile Views of the World of Wildlife:

Ron Magill field tests the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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Mentor Trekking in Costa Rica with Bill Durrence

A Mentor Series instructor leads a group of photo trekkers through the…

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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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Understanding Focal Length

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

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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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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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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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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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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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Using Teleconverters

Teleconverters let you extend your photographic reach

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Cherie Steinberg: Capturing the Wedding Vibe

For Cherie Steinberg being a wedding photographer means wearing more than…

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Photographing Sports Indoors and Out

Capturing the action of a sporting event is easy when you follow a few simple…

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Take Control of Color using Picture Controls

Diana Robinson gets the color she wants with Picture Controls in-camera and…

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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Hands On

Lindsay Silverman discusses autofocusing when using teleconverters

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Tips for Photographing Birds

Birds make great subjects for photographs; tips for capturing them with your camera.

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Moiré & False Color

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

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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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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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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

Tony Sweet on creating panoramas

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Tips for Photographing Mountains

Making the most of mountains in landscape photographs

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One Shot: Crop Factor

Carol Freeman field tests the new AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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Taking Pictures in Cold Weather

Weldon Lee has some tips to keep you taking pictures—even in the cold and snow.

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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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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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How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

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

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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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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Capturing Moments in a Wedding Day

Cliff Mautner discusses capturing wedding day moments

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HD-SLR Video 2-Day Workshop

D-SLR photographers interested in multimedia and videographers transitioning to HD-SLR.

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Understanding Maximum Aperture

Learn how aperture affects the end-result image.

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The Sum of the Parts

Making Movies with the D5000

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How to Choose Your Next DSLR Lens

What to look for when choosing your next lens for your DSLR

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Think About Your Subject Before You Begin Shooting

Find out why thinking about your photos can be as important as taking…

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Shooting Wirelessly with Nikon Digital Cameras and Wi-Fi Adapters

Enjoy wireless transfer of images with Wi-Fi compatible…

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Getting Creative with White Balance

Try getting creative with your camera's white balance for some interesting results.

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VR Image Stabilization

VR image stabilization technology detects vertical and horizontal movement and offsets it by…

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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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Photographing the Night Sky

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

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Macro Lenses

Reproduce objects up to life size using a Nikon Micro-NIKKOR Lens

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New Directions: The D750 Inspires Creating, and Sharing, New Images

Lindsay Silverman shoots with the D750 DSLR

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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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Control Color for Maximum Impact

David Mendelsohn shoots color as monochrome

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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How to Use Aperture and ND Filters to Control the Depth-of-Field in Movies

Depth-of-field for video

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Thomas D. Mangelsen Understands the Behavior of the Animals he Photographs

Photography is about much more than taking…

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Exposure Bracketing: The Creative Insurance Policy

Get creative with your photography by using this age-old technique.

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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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10 Tips for Shooting Autumn Foliage

Nature photographer Rod Planck offers tips for shooting colorful fall foliage

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Take Better Portraits

Tips for taking a good portrait photo

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iPhone App

Nikon’s new iPhone app gives you anytime, anywhere access to Learn & Explore educational and editorial…

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Elements of Photography

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

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Critical Focus: Getting the Most From Your D800

Michael Clark on getting the most out of your D800 HD-SLR

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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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Taking Your Wide-Angle Lens to the Edge

Moose Peterson discusses shooting ultra wide vistas

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COOLPIX Cameras and Cool Lighting with Speedlights

Lucas Gilman shows you how to use Speedlights with COOLPIX cameras

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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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Understanding ISO Sensitivity

Photography is built on the three pillars of exposure: shutter speed, aperture and…

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Taking Great Photographs at Airshows

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

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The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

Simple tips for photographers shooting HD video with Nikon D-SLRs.

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How to Shoot a Silhouette

Photographing a subject in silhouette

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Extend Your Reach with Nikon 1 Cameras and the FT-1 Mount Adapter

Extend your reach with your favorite NIKKOR lenses on a…

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

Revolutionary camera system designed for today’s picture taker.

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Caring for your Nikon 1 Waterproof Housing

Regular maintenence and care of the WP-N1/WP-N2/WP-N3 will ensure its…

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One Shot: Purple Haze

Turning an ordinary photo into something special in-camera

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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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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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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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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiers and snowboarders

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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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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Wherever the Adventure…

Underwater photos & movies with the COOLPIX AW110

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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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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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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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Polarizing Filters Add POW to Pictures

An Easy to Use Accessory, Polarizing Filters Bring out the Color and Definition in…

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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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One Shot: Spin Doctor

Mark Alberhasky on why images may work in multiple ways

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GPS

Embed GPS data in your images and track where you've been.

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