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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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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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Live Image Control

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

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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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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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GPS

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

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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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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Getting Creative with Photos and Video

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

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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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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Flash Photography on Location

Ami Vitale on using a single Speedlight for illumination

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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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Tips for Photographing Birds

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

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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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Capture NX 2: Lesson 2

Master the technique of brightening up a photo with D-Lighting.

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Setting up the COOLPIX S800c

The COOLPIX S800c offers wireless connectivity, learn how to set it up easily

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10 Tips on How To Leverage Social Media in Your Photography Business

Dixie Dixon on leveraging social media for your…

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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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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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What is XQD and Why Should I Use it?

Benefits of the XQD media card format explained

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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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