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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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Better Sports Photography

Which settings should you use depending upon which sport you're photographing

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How to Take Pictures of Water Using Long Exposures

Getting that "silky" look when photographing moving water isn't…

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Geotagging: Do More with your Images and Videos

GPS, Geolocation and Geotagging

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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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Nikon Electronic Format (NEF)

Nikon's RAW file format contains all the image information captured by the camera's sensor.

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Moving Pictures: Riding the Rails

Riding the Rails for Smooth Moves

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

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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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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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Tips for Using Auto WB for Incandescent Lighting with the D5/D500

Three settings let you keep warm or cool whites in Auto…

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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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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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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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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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Awesome Skies: Tips and Techniques for Photographing the Northern Lights

Learn how to photograph the Northern Lights or…

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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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The Inspired Image

Communication is key for Dixie Dixon in creating stunning images

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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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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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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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Macro Lenses

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

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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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Take Control of Color using Picture Controls

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

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Quick and Easy Photography Tips and Tricks

Nikon's Lindsay Silverman offers photo tips

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Exposure Bracketing: The Creative Insurance Policy

Get creative with your photography by using this age-old technique.

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Flash Photography the Easy Way

David Tejada's easy-does-it flash tips

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The Anatomy of a Powerful Image

Jerry Ghionis on creating powerful wedding imagery

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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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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

Exposing so the Snow’s White and Six Other Tips for Great Winter…

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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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Making Great COOLPIX Videos on a Vacation

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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At the Moment

Greg Gibson trades photojournalism for documentary wedding photography

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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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For Memorable Family Vacation Photos, Focus First on Family

Tamara Lackey on taking great photos during family vacations

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

Shooting video with your Nikon HDSLR camera is easy, once you set a few basic settings.

  1. Set your camera to PROGRAM, allowing the camera to set the exposure.

  2. Go into the MOVIE SETTINGS and choose the quality/frames per second. Most videos are shot at 1920x1080/30p. This is Full HD, recording at 30 frames per second. If you want to give your movie a more cinematic or filmic look, choose 24p for 24 frames per second. HD is 1280x720. The higher the image quality, the larger the file.

  3. Set the ISO to AUTO to allow your D-movie camera to make changes to the ISO as necessary.

  4. Set the Focus Mode. Depending upon the subject you are shooting, you may want to set a specific Focus Mode. For general video shooting, AF-S will suffice. AF-S is good to use for subjects that are not moving, AF-F is ideal for moving subjects. The other choice is MF or Manual Focus, which you may want to try as you get more experience shooting video with your HD-SLR.

  5. Set the AF Area Mode. Choices are: Face Priority, in which the camera will focus on faces; Wide, Normal and Subject Tracking, which is good for moving subjects. Normal should work for most subjects.

  6. Turn on Live View.

  7. Press the Record button and you’re shooting video.

Remember to check your HDSLR camera’s User’s Manual for instructions on its particular menu navigation and dial layout.

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