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New Directions: The D750 Inspires Creating, and Sharing, New Images

Lindsay Silverman shoots with the D750 DSLR

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FOCUS First: A System for Better Photos

Mark Alberhasky's 5 step system for taking better pictures

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For Great Nature Photos, Look Close to Home

Carol Freeman on photographing nature in your "backyard"

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High Speed Sync: A Flash Technique To Add a Pro Touch to Your Photographs

Kevin Kubota on auto FP high speed sync flash…

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Action Control

Swing camera in the air to control settings.

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Landscape and Travel Photography

Ideal for those who want to take their travel & landscape photography to the next level

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Using the Highlight-Weighted Metering Mode

When to use the D810 and D750's highlight-weighted metering

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Vibration Reduction

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

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What is your KeyMission?

Surf photographer Leroy Bellet on the KeyMission 360

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Corey Rich

Adventure photographer Corey Rich is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography and multimedia work.

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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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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What is XQD and Why Should I Use it?

Benefits of the XQD media card format explained

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In the Moment

Commerical photographer John Huet love to make it up as he goes along.

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Photographing Commercial Assignments with a Sports Angle

Find out how quick veteran photographer John Huet needed to be…

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

Using the technique of light painting allows you to add depth and dimension to your…

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How to Choose Your Next Nikon 1 Lens

Go beyond your Nikon 1 camera's kit lens

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Prime Lenses

What is a prime lens? Well, it's a lens that isn't a zoom. A prime lens has a fixed focal length which means…

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Wherever the Adventure…

Underwater photos & movies with the COOLPIX AW110

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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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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How To Grow Your Garden Photography Skills

Taking great photographs of your own garden is easy with a few simple tips

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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Taking Better Photos of Your Kids at Play

Taking photos of your kids while at play make great images; next time you’re…

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Online Exclusive: Slow Motion

Whether we're making our movie clips with a COOLPIX, a Nikon D-SLR or one of the Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lenses, we've got a lot of creative choices at our command, choices that will affect how our movies look. One of those choices is slow motion, which is the topic of Steve Heiner's Moving Pictures column in the fall issue of Nikon World and the subject of the accompanying video that offers excerpts from several slo-mo clips shot by Steve with COOLPIX and Nikon 1 cameras.

Movies move because they're essentially a series of still images, a sequence of frames going by in rapid succession, and the key to slow motion is the speed at which we shoot and play back our footage. We normally shoot at 30 frames per second for our traditional movie clips, but when we shoot at higher speeds—say, 120, 140 or, with the Nikon 1 cameras, 400 or 1200 fps—and then play back at the standard 30 fps speed, we've got a slow motion movie or sequence.  

As a technique, slow motion is a sure-fire attention-getter for its ability to reveal what happens too quickly for us to completely observe. As Steve points out in his column, what we're seeing in slow-motion footage "is all the detail, all the extra information, that normally goes by too fast" for our eyes to catch.

The really cool part of slo-mo is that it's applicable to just about anything in motion—from the obvious (a hummingbird at the feeder) to the curious (the secret life of Jell-O).

To see what you're missing—and what slo-mo reveals—just click on the video clip.

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