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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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High Speed Sync: A Flash Technique To Add a Pro Touch to Your Photographs

Kevin Kubota on auto FP high speed sync flash…

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Picture Controls Step-by-Step

Utilize Picture Controls in-camera or during post-processing to change the look of your…

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Pet Mode

Nikon's new Pet mode lets you capture the expressions and actions of your pet cat or dog automatically.

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AF Area Modes
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AF Area Modes

Nikon’s three AF area modes—single point AF, dynamic area AF and auto area AF—are designed to handle any…

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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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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

Deciding which technique to use with…

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Flash Photography on Location

Ami Vitale on using a single Speedlight for illumination

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Bright Ideas: Tips and Techniques for Photographing Jewelry

Jody Dole on photographing jewelry

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Have Fun Shooting Selfies (Self-Portrait) Photos

Tips and tricks for taking great Selfies

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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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Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

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

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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10 Tips for Better Camera Panning

Dave Black's tips for camera panning

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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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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiers and snowboarders

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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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Smart Portrait System

Nikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions,…

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The Importance of Learning Photography Fundamentals

Bambi Cantrell on the importance of learning fundamentals

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Video Tutorial Series: Getting Started with your Nikon D3300 DSLR

Series of six videos to help you set-up and shoot and…

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Easy Panorama Mode

A brand new mode incorporated into select COOLPIX digital cameras, the Easy Panorama mode combines multiple shots into a seamless 180- or 360-degree panoramic picture. Simply move the camera as you shoot and let the camera combine the shots for you.

To create a panoramic image using the Easy Panorama mode, you begin by choosing Normal (180º) or Wide (360º). You then frame the first portion of the panorama scene, using the framing guide displayed on the monitor. Once the focus is set, you move the camera straight and slowly in one of the four directions to start shooting. When the camera detects the panorama direction, the shooting starts. The guide at the bottom of the display shows the current shooting point. When the guide reaches the end, the shooting ends. You have about 15 seconds to move the camera when shooting a Normal (180º) panorama, and about 30 seconds to move the camera when shooting aWide (360º) panorama.

When viewing the picture taken with the Easy Panorama in full-frame playback mode, the picture fills the entire screen and the camera scrolls the picture automatically.

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