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Shooting Abstract Photos that Make the Viewer Guess

Sometimes showing just a hint of your subject can be more compelling…

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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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Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

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Using Teleconverters

Teleconverters let you extend your photographic reach

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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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Bokeh for Beginners

Have your subjects stand apart from the background with this easy technique

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How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot lunar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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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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How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot solar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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One Shot: City Lights

Mark Alberhasky's silhouette of people against bright Times Square signage

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

Getting started with HDSLR video

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The convenience of Using Save/load Settings—Smart!

Moose Peterson on the convenience of using Nikon's save/load settings…

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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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Using an HDMI Recorder and External Monitor with Your HDSLR

Options for viewing and recording when shooting video

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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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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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Extreme Adventure

Adventure photographer Corey Rich goes to great lengths—and great heights— to get the shot.

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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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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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Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

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

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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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COOLPIX Cameras and Cool Lighting with Speedlights

Lucas Gilman shows you how to use Speedlights with COOLPIX cameras

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Vibration Reduction

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

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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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Advanced Wireless Lighting

Advanced wireless lighting is the use of multiple Speedlights set up for wireless remote…

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The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

Simple tips for photographers shooting HD video with Nikon D-SLRs.

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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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Nikon HD-SLR Video Tips

Video series of tips on shooting video with your HD-SLR camera

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Top Tips for Shooting Stop-Motion Animation Video

Stop Motion video tips

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Live View Shooting Modes

Live View Shooting Mode enables you to view and compose the shot without looking through the…

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DSLR Video 2-Day Workshop

DSLR photographers interested in multimedia and videographers transitioning to DSLR.

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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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Family Photos—Capturing the Moments

Nikon School's Family Photos—Capturing the Moments is full of tips for taking fun…

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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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Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

The Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System is a newly engineered imaging system that has been built by Nikon from the ground up. The Nikon 1 digital cameras utilize the Nikon CX-format super high speed AF CMOS imaging sensor and high performance 1 NIKKOR interchangeable lenses.

The effective angle of view of the Nikon 1 cameras is 2.7x focal length. The Nikon 1 System utilizes lenses designed specifically for the CX format imaging sensor. The Nikon 1 interchangeable lens system has been designed to yield incredible photos and movies yet remain compact and portable.

Upon launch, two camera bodies were initially announced—the J1 and V1. The V1 and subsequent V2 models can accept an optional accessory Nikon 1 Speedlight (Nikon 1 SB-N5 and SB-N7). Nikon Speedlights that are compatible with Nikon’s line of D-SLR cameras can not be used with the Nikon 1 system. Certain NIKKOR lenses however will be usable on the Nikon 1 cameras with the optional FT-1 F-Mount adapter. The GP-N100 GPS unit is an optional accessory also compatible with the V1 and V2 camera models. The Nikon 1 V2, J3 and S1 cameras are also compatible with the WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter, which when used with Nikon's Wireless Mobile Utility app loaded onto a compatible smartphone or tablet, lets you remotely shoot and download images from your phone/tablet.

Nikon 1 Technologies

The Nikon 1 System cameras are among Nikon’s fastest autofocusing digital cameras; and offer some of the most unique features of any digital camera. Some of these features include: the ability to shoot still and video simultaneously, the Motion Snapshot and Smart Photo Selector mode which utilize the camera’s buffer to record image data even before you fully press the shutter button, so you can capture that “decisive moment” and much more—all in a compact form factor that will have you taking the camera with you everywhere you go. Certain models of Nikon 1 cameras incorporate Slow View, which lets you see live action in slow motion so you can capture the action exactly as you wish.

The Nikon 1 J1, J2, J3 and S1 digital cameras comes in a variety of great colors, so your camera can be as much a fashion statement as you’d like, while you capture great photographs, Motion Snapshots and HD videos.

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