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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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Camera Tips: Using the Multi Selector Center Button Controls

Customize your DSLR to to check focus in playback and more

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Tips and Techniques For High Flying Photos

Tom Bol discusses taking photos from hot air balloons, planes and helicopters

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

Corey Rich describes his experience shooting with the KeyMission 360

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Flash Points: The Control of Light

Color temperature, rear sync, slow sync: Three key elements in flash photography.

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Introduction to ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed & Other Advanced Settings for HDSLR Video

Advanced settings for HDSLR video

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10 Tips for Better Camera Panning

Dave Black's tips for camera panning

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

Blaine Harrington on travel photography in Europe

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

Dave Black on using high-speed flash sync for sports…

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Shooting Long Exposures:

Deborah Sandidge on shooting long exposure landscapes and cityscapes

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Top Tips for Shooting Stop-Motion Animation Video

Stop Motion video tips

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1 NIKKOR Technology: Retractable Lens Barrel

Retractable lens barrel technology offers ultra-compact lens design.

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Nikon 1 Technology: Creative Palette

Creatively alter your images while shooting with Creative Palette

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Caring for your Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Camera

Care and maintence for the Nikon 1 AW1

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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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Landscape and Travel Photography

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

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Action Photography: Shooting in Extreme Locations

Photographer Beth Wald doesn't just shoot from the sidelines; she's in…

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Partner Up for Better Pictures

Learn how you can benefit from taking photos with a friend

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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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Benefits of Using the AF-ON Button for Autofocus

Three pros discuss using the AF-ON button for AF control

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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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How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

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

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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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The Anatomy of a Powerful Image

Jerry Ghionis on creating powerful wedding imagery

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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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Marketplace: D7100 HD-SLR

The Nikon D7100 is a top-of-the-line performer

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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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In the Tradition

Legacy Nikon underwater cameras

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Take Control of Color using Picture Controls

Diana Robinson gets the color she wants with Picture Controls in-camera and…

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A Photographic Expedition — Easter Island and Patagonia, Chile

Travel to Patagonia and Easter Island for a photographic…

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One Shot: City Lights

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

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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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Picture Controls Step-by-Step

Utilize Picture Controls in-camera or during post-processing to change the look of your…

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Photographing Dogs: Capturing Action

Tips for taking better photos of your dog in action.

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My Lens Choices for Weddings

Jerry Ghionis discusses his favorite lenses for wedding photography

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D-Movie Mode

Nikon advances D-Movie functionality with groundbreaking technologies.

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VR Image Stabilization

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

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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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Easy Panorama Mode

The Easy Panorama Mode combines multiple shots into a seamless 180- or 360-degree panoramic picture.

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Nikon Capture NX-D Software

Overview of Nikon's software for image processing and editing

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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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Wired and Wireless File Transfer

Wired or wireless options lets you transfer image files from the camera to computer when…

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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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Chromatic Aberration

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

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Using an HDMI Recorder and External Monitor with Your HDSLR

Options for viewing and recording when shooting video

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Slow View

Nikon 1 technology helps you capture an exact moment in time

Slow View is a cool feature of select Nikon 1 digital cameras in which the camera captures a short sequence of still images and plays them back in slow motion. This allows you to choose the precise moment for your photo. With the shutter release button pressed halfway, the camera will record anywhere from 15 to 40 frames to its buffer (depending upon the camera model) over the course of 1.3 seconds and play them in a continuous slow motion loop until you press the shutter button all the way down, to select the frame you want. Slow View is found in the Best Moment Capture mode.

To get an idea of what Slow View does, check out the video on this page. You can see the action occurring in real time beyond the camera, but on the LCD, the action has slowed down so the user can see exactly which is the best frame to save. It's a great feature to have when you’re shooting sports or other fast action—allowing you to make sure you’re getting the ideal moment frozen in time.

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