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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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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Take Better Portraits

Tips for taking a good portrait photo

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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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Nikon Electronic Format (NEF)

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

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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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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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Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

How do I take pictures at dusk and at night?

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Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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Chromatic Aberration

Chromatic aberration is a phenomenon in which light rays passing through a lens focus at different…

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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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Taking Pictures in Cold Weather

Weldon Lee has some tips to keep you taking pictures—even in the cold and snow.

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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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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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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GPS

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

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John Shaw: A Photographer's Vision Simplified

See how one of the foremost nature, outdoor and natural history…

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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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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

Spend a day at the zoo with wildlife photographer Julie Larsen Maher

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My Lens Choices for Weddings

Jerry Ghionis discusses his favorite lenses for wedding photography

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Lens Choice for Great Portraits

Dixie Dixon on lens choice for portraiture

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When to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to use a graduated neutral density filter to decrease extreme light to…

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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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Photographing Dogs: Capturing Action

Tips for taking better photos of your dog in action.

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Flash Photography the Easy Way

David Tejada's easy-does-it flash tips

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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How a Sports Illustrated Photographer Shoots his Kid's Games

What can a Sports Illustrated photographer teach you about…

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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Artificial Sunlight Technique

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

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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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3D Color Matrix Metering II

This system of evaluating light determines the best possible exposure for a particular…

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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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Taking Better Photographs on the Water

Harbors, bays, oceans and rivers all have one thing in common—interesting and…

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One Shot: After Image

Jack Dyking on seeing in color and thinking in B&W

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1 NIKKOR Technology: Retractable Lens Barrel

Certain 1 NIKKOR lenses that have been designed for use with the brand new Nikon 1 camera system were created to be ultra-compact. Using a retractable lens barrel, the closed lens is small, in keeping with the system’s small form factor. This small form factor dramatically reduces the size of the camera for increased portability.

These lenses feature a Retractable Lens Barrel Button, which when pressed and the zoom ring rotated, extend the length of the lens barrel. In addition, pressing the Retractable Lens Barrel Button automatically turns the camera on. This allows you to immediately be ready to take great pictures. When you’re done using the lens, simply press the button again and rotate the zoom ring in the opposite direction.

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