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1 NIKKOR Technology: Retractable Lens Barrel

Retractable lens barrel technology offers ultra-compact lens design.

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What is a Lens MTF Chart & How Do I Read It?

MTF charts plot the performance and quality of a lens

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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your D-SLR?

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

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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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Extend Your Reach with Nikon 1 Cameras and the FT-1 Mount Adapter

Extend your reach with your favorite NIKKOR lenses on a…

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Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

Zoom lenses can have either a fixed maximum aperture or a…

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Understanding Focal Length

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

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One Shot: Crop Factor

Carol Freeman field tests the new AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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How to Choose Your Next D-SLR Lens

What to look for when choosing your next lens for your D-SLR

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Vibration Reduction

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

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How to Read Your NIKKOR Lens Barrel

Understanding what all of those markings and designations on your lens really mean.

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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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Chromatic Aberration

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

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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights to create the illusion of a night scene

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Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

Revolutionary camera system designed for today’s picture taker.

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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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Shooting Abstract Photos that Make the Viewer Guess

Sometimes showing just a hint of your subject can be more compelling…

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The Challenge of Bird Photography

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

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Polarizing Filters Add POW to Pictures

An Easy to Use Accessory, Polarizing Filters Bring out the Color and Definition in…

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5 Easy Composition Guidelines

Follow 5 easy tips for better photo compositions

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When You Explore All Angles, Better Pictures Happen

Tom Bol explains how changing perspective can make a better image.

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Second Time Around

Take a closer look at some of our classic lenses updated with the latest technology.

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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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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiiers and snowboarders

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Nikon F-Mount

The Nikon F-mount makes a host of lenses available to photographers.

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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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Smart Photo Selector Mode

Smart Photo Selector mode lets the camera do all the work.

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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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Summer Lyn: Photographing Babies, Toddlers & Kids

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

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Outside Shots: Go Long

Tony Sweet on revealing the invisible in images

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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 Photograph a Solar Eclipse

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

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Critical Focus: Getting the Most From Your D800

Michael Clark on getting the most out of your D800 HD-SLR

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One Shot: After Image

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

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Making Pictures in the Rain

Just because it's raining doesn't mean there aren't great pictures waiting to be made.

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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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How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

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

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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How to Film Using Autofocus, Rack Focus and Manual Focus Techniques

Focusing tips for HDSLR video shooting

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Photo Ops in Philadelphia

Subject Suggestions from a Seasoned Pro

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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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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The Power and Beauty of Bears and Other Animals

When the animal in the viewfinder is a bear, this photographer knows…

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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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Control Color for Maximum Impact

David Mendelsohn shoots color as monochrome

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Octavio Aburto: Transitions

Underwater photography preserving marine life

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The Edge: On The Scene

Mike Corrado shoots the photographers shooting the D4 & D800 ad campaigns

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Tips for Shooting Sports

Sports shooter Bill Sallaz knows what he wants and where to stand in order to get it

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Photographing Dogs: Capturing Action

Tips for taking better photos of your dog in action.

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Moiré & False Color

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

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Joe McNally

Commercial photojournalist Joe McNally is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Comfort Zone

Ryan Brenizer on photographing weddings with prime NIKKORs

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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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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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How to Use Aperture and ND Filters to Control the Depth-of-Field in Movies

Depth-of-field for video

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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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Take a New Look at an Everyday Object

Robin Layton discusses opening your eyes to looking at subjects differently

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Building Your Creative Team

Dixie Dixon on building a creative support team

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Tips for Photographing Birds

Birds make great subjects for photographs; tips for capturing them with your camera.

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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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