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Photographing Dogs: Capturing Action

Tips for taking better photos of your dog in action.

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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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Benefits of Using the AF-ON Button for Autofocus

Three pros discuss using the AF-ON button for AF control

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Action and People Photography

For those who want to take better people and action photos

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What is XQD and Why Should I Use it?

Benefits of the XQD media card format explained

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

Using third-party rigs, rail systems and other accessories

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Getting Started: How to Hold Your D-SLR Camera

Getting sharper, more in-focus pictures can be as simple as learning how…

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Marketplace: D7100 HD-SLR

The Nikon D7100 is a top-of-the-line performer

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Setting up the D4S/D4 and WT-5 for Networking: HTTP Mode or FTP Server

Video tutorial on setting up the D4S/D4 and WT-5…

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Which Media Card Do I Use With the KeyMission 360 Action Camera

Media card format and speed class type for KeyMission 360…

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Which Media Card Do I Use With the KeyMission 170 Action Camera

Media card format and speed class type for KeyMission 170…

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What is your KeyMission?

Alan Thornton on wildland firefighting and the KeyMission 360

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Wired and Wireless File Transfer

Wired or wireless options lets you transfer image files from the camera to computer when…

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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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Understanding ISO Sensitivity

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

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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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Shooting Wirelessly with Nikon’s WR-1 Wireless Remote Controller System

Learn how easy it is to shoot wirelessly with the…

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What is Your KeyMission?

Elijah Wood on the KeyMission 360

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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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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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Remotely taking photographs

Flexible wired & wireless remote shooting options expand your photo taking capabilities

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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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Using Your Nikon Camera's Built-in Wi-Fi

Step-by-step set-up guide to using the built-in Wi-Fi feature of Nikon cameras

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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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Caring for your Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Camera

Care and maintence for the Nikon 1 AW1

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Have Fun Shooting Selfies (Self-Portrait) Photos

Tips and tricks for taking great Selfies

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How to Film Using Autofocus, Rack Focus and Manual Focus Techniques

Focusing tips for HDSLR video shooting

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Take It to the Limit: Pushing the D500 Envelope

D500 in action with Nikon's own Lindsay Silverman and Mark Soares

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Nikon Electronic Format (NEF)

Nikon's RAW file format contains all the image information captured by the camera's sensor.

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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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Understanding Nikon Wireless Connectivity

Learn how to connect your camera and compatible smart device wirelessly

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ISO Control

For digital photography, ISO refers to the sensitivity of the camera's sensor. The ISO setting is one of…

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Setting Up Your D4S or D4 DSLR for Networking with the WT-5

Video tutorial on setting up the D4S and WT-5A for wireless…

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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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Getting Creative with Photos and Video

Tell better stories using the myriad of fun and artistic features built into Nikon…

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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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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 Edge: Drum Circle

Mike Corrado on shooting concert photography using remote cameras

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Scene Recognition System and Advanced SRS

Nikon's SRS and Advanced SRS recognize the position, color, tones and…

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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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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

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

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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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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Imagine That

Nope, we didn't make a mistake. The photos you see here were not taken by several different photographers;…

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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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10 Tips for Better Camera Panning

Dave Black's tips for camera panning

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Action Control

Action Control is a mode incorporated into select Nikon cameras such as the COOLPIX AW100 and COOLPIX AW110. When the camera's action control is set to ON, you can control certain functions of the camera simply by swinging it in the air. The default setting is HIGH, which means that even if the camera is shaken by a small amount, it will register. When set to LOW, a large amount of movement is needed to register by the camera.

When wearing gloves, it’s not always so easy to access the various buttons on a camera—but the camera's Action Control makes it simple. The action button, (on the side of the camera) sets the camera to perform certain shooting/playback functions or display the current location on a map during playback. Then shake the camera in a single up/down or forward/backward motion to perform the selected function.

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