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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

Discover the spirit of place. Capture the soul of a portrait. Refine your personal style.…

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The Challenge of Bird Photography

Moose Peterson tells why photographing birds in the field is well worth the challenge.

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Versatile Views of the World of Wildlife:

Ron Magill field tests the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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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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Getting Creative with White Balance

Try getting creative with your camera's white balance for some interesting results.

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Dave Black

Sports and commercial photographer Dave Black is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Shooting Family Interview Movies with a DSLR

Adding interviews to family movies and videos

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Boudoir Photography: Creating the Sensual Image

Trendy boudoir photography by CherieFoto.

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How-To Take Great Photos at the Aquarium

Tips for photographing the fish and creatures that live under water

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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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VR Image Stabilization

VR image stabilization technology detects vertical and horizontal movement and offsets it by…

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How to Shoot a Silhouette

Photographing a subject in silhouette

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Getting the "Cool" Look

My daughter, Kiara, wanted some pictures of herself with her new guitar. She was looking for some…

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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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Ron Magill

Zoologist and wildlife photographer Ron Magill is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Take It to the Limit: Pushing the D500 Envelope

D500 in action with Nikon's own Lindsay Silverman and Mark Soares

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Tamara Lackey

Lifestyle portrait photographer Tamara Lackey is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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Destination Asia: A Showcase for the Storytelling Power of Travel Images

Travel shooter Blaine Harrington offers tips for…

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Lucas Gilman

Adventure sports and multimedia storyteller Lucas Gilman is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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Destination Latin America:

Blaine Harrington on photographing Latin America

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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20 Tips for Great Graduation Day Photos

Tips for taking great photos of your young graduate on their big day

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Elements of Photography

Ideal class for those who want to take great DSLR photos

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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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Going Solo: A Two-Wheel Photo Journey Across Asia

Photojournalist Eleanor Moseman documents vanishing cultures

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Destination Europe: Do a Little Research, Then Go Light on the Gear

Blaine Harrington on travel photography in Europe

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James Balog

Conservation photographer James Balog is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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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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Macro Lenses

Reproduce objects up to life size using a Nikon Micro-NIKKOR Lens

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Halloween & Autumn Harvest Photography

Take better photos during the colorful fall season

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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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Summit Series of Photography Workshops

Come to the Summit for the ultimate workshop experience in all areas of…

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Photographing Sports Indoors and Out

Capturing the action of a sporting event is easy when you follow a few simple…

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Shooting Wirelessly with the Nikon WR-R10 and WR-T10 Wireless Remotes

Learn how easy it is to use the WR-R10/WR-T10 for…

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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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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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your DSLR?

Learn what the different types of NIKKOR lenses are and which ones will…

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Tips from a Model Turned Professional Photographer

See how photographer Nancy Brown turned a 20-year modeling career in…

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Bill Coleman: A Long Term Photo Project

Whether shooting the Amish of Pennsylvania or the landscapes of Maine or Italy,…

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Balancing Photo Exposures with Nikon's Active D-Lighting

Bring light to the shadows with Nikon's Active D-Lighting

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Image Overlay: Combining Images Together In-Camera

Image Overlay lets you combine multiple images together in-camera

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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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How to Choose Your Next DSLR Lens

What to look for when choosing your next lens for your DSLR

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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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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Initial Pairing of the KeyMission 360 and SnapBridge 360/170 App on an iOS Device

Connecting an iPhone or iPad to…

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How to Un-Pair and Re-Pair Bluetooth on the KeyMission 360 and Your iPhone

Bluetooth un-pair and re-pair directions for…

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Summer Lyn: Photographing Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Careful planning or just being lucky—both can work in your favor.

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A Pro's Tips for the Best Children's Photos

Tamara Lackey on taking great pictures of kids

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Capturing Moments in a Wedding Day

Cliff Mautner discusses capturing wedding day moments

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'Shooting the Curl' Gets a Whole New Meaning

Welcome to the surf as Clark Little sees it.

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Caring for your Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Camera

Care and maintence for the Nikon 1 AW1

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Caring for your Nikon 1 Waterproof Housing

Regular maintenence and care of the WP-N1/WP-N2/WP-N3 will ensure its…

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You’re the Guest: How to Capture Unique Photos at a Wedding

Abby Liga discusses getting great photos when you're a…

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For Great Nature Photos, Look Close to Home

Carol Freeman on photographing nature in your "backyard"

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Shooting a Rock Concert

Whether you're taking photos at a major rock concert or at your child's school performance, these…

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Miles of Aisles

Kevin Kubota establishes his clients' comfort level before the wedding, so that on the big day they will…

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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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7 Tips & Tricks to Taking Better Wedding Photographs

Joe McNally on how to take better wedding portraits

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Cat Photography: Capturing Cats in Pictures

With a little patience you too can make great pictures of your pet cat or…

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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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Awesome Skies: Tips and Techniques for Photographing the Northern Lights

Learn how to photograph the Northern Lights or…

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Brian Skerry: Below the Surface

An underwater photojournalist's stunning images

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Wherever the Adventure…

Underwater photos & movies with the COOLPIX AW110

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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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How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

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

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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

Wireless lighting allows you to create dramatic lighting scenarios that enhance your images. Although it may seem daunting, using Speedlights off-camera is easier than you think. With Nikon’s Creative Lighting System, you can easily set up a Speedlight or two (or more) and control their output right from your Nikon D-SLR.

Corporate photographer David Tejada is a location shooter; traveling to where his subjects are found—on construction sites, inside factories and executive offices. David brings a minimal amount of gear with him on location. By using a minimal amount of equipment, placed correctly, the viewer is given the perception that the lighting situations in the photographs that David produces are more complex.

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You might think the only way to turn day into night is by blocking out the sun. David will show you how you can control your exposure to make it look like nighttime. Add in a couple of deliberately placed Speedlights to give the subject the look of being lit by a lamppost or bare bulib over an adjacent doorway—and gel the Speedlights for added drama. Because David was positioned in bright daylight, he made sure to use the lens hood on the lens. Concerned that the built-in pop-up flash's signal would not reach the remote Speedlights because of the lens hood, David placed an SB-700 on the camera's hot shoe which acted as the Master.

Watch the video, to learn how to turn a busy mid-day city street into an image that looks as if it were shot in the middle of the night.

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