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Creatively Photographing Objects Up Close

The idea that less is more can be applied to the subject matter in your photos.

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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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What to do When you Need Stills while Shooting HD Video

Shoot simultaneously or save a frame options with the D4 or D4s…

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Understanding Nikon Wireless Connectivity

Learn how to connect your camera and compatible smart device wirelessly

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Top Tips for Shooting Stop-Motion Animation Video

Stop Motion video tips

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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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Wired and Wireless File Transfer

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

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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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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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Live Image Control

Live Image Control lets you preview how certain settings will affect your final image

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GPS

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

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Virtual Horizon
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Virtual Horizon

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

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Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

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Camera Tips: Using the Multi Selector Center Button Controls

Customize your DSLR to to check focus in playback and more

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Easy Panorama Mode

The Easy Panorama Mode combines multiple shots into a seamless 180- or 360-degree panoramic picture.

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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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Capture NX 2: Lesson 5

Learn how to quickly adjust the brightness and vividness in an image.

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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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The Inspired Image

Communication is key for Dixie Dixon in creating stunning images

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Vibration Reduction

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

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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

Tips for shooting lights as soft globes of color

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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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Shooting the Full Moon with the COOLPIX P900

Using the Moon Scene Mode and 83x zoom of the COOLPIX P900

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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

Tony Sweet on creating panoramas

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3D Mode

Select Nikon COOLPIX digital cameras have a 3D Scene Mode, which takes one picture for each eye, simulating a 3D image on a 3D-compatible TV or monitor.

These cameras are able to create a 3D image by the user taking one image, then moving the camera horizontally, and taking a second image. The cameras were designed to assist the shooter in capturing the two images. After the first image is taken, a translucent overlay is shown on the display monitor that guides the user to line up the subject being photographed correctly.

Also, the camera’s focus and exposure are locked after the first frame is taken so that both frames will be recorded with the same exposure and focus point. Once the subject is aligned with the guide, the camera automatically snaps the second photo.

Because the camera’s display is not 3D, only the first image of the series will display in playback.

For the 3D effect, images must be viewed on a 3D-compatible HDTV or monitor, with the camera connected to the HDTV/monitor via an HDMI cable, and the camera’s playback must be set to 3D playback. 3D glasses will also be needed (as necessary with the aforementioned 3D-compatible TV or monitor) to view the 3D photographs.

Not all subjects are ideal for capturing in 3D though. For example, moving subjects—by their inherent nature—are not good 3D subjects, since you have to take two images and the subject will likely have moved a great deal between the two exposures. There will, however, be a more pronounced 3D feel to images where there is a greater distance between the subject and background.

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