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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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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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3D Focus Tracking

3D focus tracking automatically shifts the focus point to follow the movement of the subject. With the…

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One Shot: City Lights

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

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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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Using Variable Neutral Density Filters to Adjust Exposure in DSLR Video

Adjusting exposure with Variable ND filters

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Extra Added Attraction: How to Boost the Reach of Your Nikon 1

Mark Alberhasky on using the FT-1 and NIKKOR lenses on…

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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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Marketplace: Step by Step

Taking it easy with the D3200

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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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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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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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GPS

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

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5 Easy Composition Guidelines

Follow 5 easy tips for better photo compositions

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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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First Look: The All-Seeing, 360° Nikon Action Cam

Corey Rich describes his experience shooting with the KeyMission 360

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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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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Getting Creative with Photos and Video

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

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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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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Follow lighting expert Joe McNally's instructions for easy flash photography…

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Moiré & False Color

The role of the optical low pass filter in D-SLRs.

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How to Take Pictures of Water Using Long Exposures

Getting that "silky" look when photographing moving water isn't…

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

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

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One Shot: The Forest and the Tree

Photographing the same subject different ways

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A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

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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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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

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

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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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How a Sports Illustrated Photographer Shoots his Kid's Games

What can a Sports Illustrated photographer teach you about…

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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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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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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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Taking Better Photographs on the Water

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

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Converting Motion Snapshots for Viewing on a Computer

Simple how-to guide to converting Motion Snapshot files on a Mac or…

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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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