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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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Remotely taking photographs

Flexible wired & wireless remote shooting options expand your photo taking capabilities

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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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Have Fun Shooting Selfies (Self-Portrait) Photos

Tips and tricks for taking great Selfies

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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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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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Exposure Compensation When Using i-TTL Gets Easier with the D4/D4s

Exposure compensation and flash compensation can be…

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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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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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Understanding Nikon Wireless Connectivity

Learn how to connect your camera and compatible smart device wirelessly

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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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Imagine That

Nope, we didn't make a mistake. The photos you see here were not taken by several different photographers;…

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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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Live Image Control

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

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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

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos on a Vacation

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Camera Support Tips for Shooting Steady Video

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

Getting started with HDSLR video

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Virtual Horizon

Electronic Virtual Horizon will help ensure level horizons in your images.

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Subject Tracking

Subject Tracking enhances your shooting experience by automatically adjusting focus as it follows the…

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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

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Nikon Capture NX-D Software

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How to Take Pictures of Water Using Long Exposures

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Critical Focus: Getting the Most From Your D800

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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

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Getting the "Cool" Look

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Slow View

Slow View technology helps you capture an exact moment in time

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

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Using Auto FP High-Speed Sync to Illuminate Fast Sports Action

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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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Understanding ISO Sensitivity

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Taking Pictures in Cold Weather

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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

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Wired and Wireless File Transfer

When getting images to an editor during events that garner a lot of news coverage its not fast enough to finish shooting and courier off the media card. A great Nikon solution is to send the images wirelessly or tethered to a wired LAN. Select Nikon D-SLRs are compatible with optional wireless transmitters while the new Nikon D4 offers fast and easy data transmission via built-in wired LAN, or using a newly designed lightweight optional wireless transmitter WT-5A.

The camera also gives the photographer the ability to import IPTC data into the camera’s memory before shooting, so that data is automatically attached to images as they’re shot in the camera. This saves critical time for editors as well as photographers.

Nikon now offers the WT-5A wireless transmitter, which is twice as fast as the Nikon WT-4A unit; and setup has been made easier than ever.

Image transmission mode: Transmit images to an FTP server or computer, either automatically or by manually selecting images.

PC mode: Operate the D4 D-SLR via Camera Control Pro 2.

HTTP mode: Using a web browser via computer or smart phone, show thumbnails of images stored in the camera’s memory cards, or make slide shows, view images, operate simple camera controls for remote shooting or begin live view shooting, including video, which is new to the WT-5A.

Simultaneous shutter release of multiple remote cameras: From one master camera, release up to 10 remote D4 and WT-5A combinations.

An optional Apple iPhone® application for remote control is also available for the WT-5A.

Wireless Transmission Utility

The Wireless Transmission Utility software is available in both Mac OS and Windows 7 versions.

Camera Control Pro 2 (optional)

This intuitive software lets you control camera settings and various features from a distance via computer. Aside from controlling basic camera settings, the software offers control opportunities including remote start and stop for movie shooting and switching between live view for stills and movies, all while using a computer monitor to see exactly what your camera sees. You can also display audio level indicators during movie shooting. And image files can be transferred using either Wi-Fi or an Ethernet connection.

[Editor’s Note: WT-5/A/B/C/Ddiffer only by the number of channels available to the photographer—and this is based on regions across the globe, as different countries have regulations governing the use of wireless frequencies. The WT-5 and the WT-5A/B/C utilize IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n while the WT-5D utilizes IEEE 802.11 b/g/n. If you’re based in the USA, you will be using the WT-5A.]

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