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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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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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Motion Detection

Motion Detection helps you take sharper pictures

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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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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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Camera Support Tips for Shooting Steady Video

Five tips for steadying the camera when shooting video

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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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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 an HDMI Recorder and External Monitor with Your HDSLR

Options for viewing and recording when shooting video

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

Using third-party rigs, rail systems and other accessories

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1 NIKKOR Technology: Retractable Lens Barrel

Retractable lens barrel technology offers ultra-compact lens design.

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Partner Up for Better Pictures

Learn how you can benefit from taking photos with a friend

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

Focusing tips for HDSLR video shooting

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Understanding Nikon Wireless Connectivity

Learn how to connect your camera and compatible smart device wirelessly

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

Exposure compensation and flash compensation can be…

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Remotely taking photographs

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

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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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COOLPIX Cameras and Cool Lighting with Speedlights

Lucas Gilman shows you how to use Speedlights with COOLPIX cameras

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos on a Vacation

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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HDSLR Video Tutorial: Getting Started with Your D-Movie Camera

Getting started with HDSLR video

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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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Wired and Wireless File Transfer

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

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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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The DX and FX Formats

Understand the differences between the formats to determine which is the one for you.

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Slow View

Slow View technology helps you capture an exact moment in time

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In the Tradition

Legacy Nikon underwater cameras

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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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Getting Started: How to Change a D-SLR Lens

Learn the steps to changing your camera's lens.

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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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Getting Creative with White Balance

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

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Capturing or Freezing Motion in Photos

Learn how to freeze the motion in an action scene or capture a blur to show…

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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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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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

Deciding which technique to use with…

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How to Read Your Camera Manual

Your camera manual, it's not a novel, so don't try reading it cover to cover.

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Destination Asia: A Showcase for the Storytelling Power of Travel Images

Travel shooter Blaine Harrington offers tips for…

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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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Virtual Horizon

Electronic Virtual Horizon will help ensure level horizons in your images.

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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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Scene Recognition System and Advanced SRS

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

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Hands On: Range Rover

Lindsay Silverman on the many moods of HDR

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Taking Great Portraits with COOLPIX Cameras

See how COOLPIX technologies let you take great portraits

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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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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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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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Image Overlay: Combining Images Together In-Camera

Image Overlay lets you combine multiple images together in-camera

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Vibration Reduction

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

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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Artificial Sunlight Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights to add a late afternoon look to a scene

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New Tricks

Time to get moving with Lindsay Silverman

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Better Sports Photography

Which settings should you use depending upon which sport you're photographing

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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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D-Movie Mode

Nikon advances D-Movie functionality with groundbreaking technologies.

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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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Panoramas

Simple Steps to Big Pictures

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Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Photographing Nebulae and other celestial objects with…

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GPS

GPS (Global Positioning System) refers to a system of satellites in earth orbit, which transmit signals to devices on the ground. GPS devices detect these signals and use them to triangulate their position, heading, speed, altitude and other information. This location information can be embedded in an image to show the photographer where the camera was when the photo was taken. Just remember that the GPS information recorded is representative of where the camera is located, and not necessarily where the subject is located. The focal length of the lens may contribute to a difference in accuracy.

A number of Nikon COOLPIX digital cameras have built-in GPS, while other cameras—including Nikon D-SLRs and select Nikon 1 cameras can utilize optional accessory GPS devices. Nikon cameras/accessory GPS units utilize the WGS 84 Geodetic System (World Geodetic System 1984). [check your camera's manual to see if it has built in GPS, or can utilize an optional accessory GPS device.]

Recording GPS data can be useful for the travel photographer who is always shooting on location, to be able to view the image metadata and see exactly where an image was captured. Some photographers like to keep track of their travels on a world map; and some websites and programs incorporate maps that let you view or categorize your photos by GPS location. This is also known as geotagging.

Geotagging

Geotagging can also be helpful for photographers who like to share with fellow photographic enthusiasts exactly where they captured a specific image, so others can find that spot and make their own images of the same subject.

When traveling outside of the U.S. with plans to use a GPS device incorporated into or as an accessory to your camera, check with the country you plan to visit to see if there are limitations to use. Certain countries prohibit the use of GPS recording equipment within their borders.

One caveat to posting digital images that have GPS information on websites is that anyone can see where your photograph(s) were taken, so if you don’t want people to know where you shot that catalog of electronics gear you own, make sure the GPS information is not in the image’s metadata when you post it to the internet.

The COOLPIX cameras' GPS features are easy to use once you’ve set the correct date and time on the camera. Simply turn on “Record GPS Data” and the feature remains active, even if the camera is turned off. This means that you need to turn the GPS mode OFF when in an airplane, hospital or other location that prohibits the use of such gear.

To triangulate your location, the camera needs to access a minimum of three satellites. The camera’s LCD will display the number of satellites that the camera is receiving data from. If three or four satellites are accessible by the camera, it can record the position information onto the image file. If only one satellite is accessible, it will not be able to triangulate the camera’s position, and if the camera can’t access a satellite signal at all, no position information will be recorded.

You can also view the GPS data on a map after you've downloaded the images to your computer, and open them in Nikon View NX2 software.

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