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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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Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

Deciding which technique to use with…

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The convenience of Using Save/load Settings—Smart!

Moose Peterson on the convenience of using Nikon's save/load settings…

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KeyMission 360 Workflow Options

Best workflow options for KeyMission 360

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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

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

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Setting up the COOLPIX S800c

The COOLPIX S800c offers wireless connectivity, learn how to set it up easily

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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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Nikon KeyMission 360 Information & Education

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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KeyMission 360 Unboxing, Set Up, Shooting and Sharing Workflow Guide

Watch Corey Rich set up a KeyMission 360, shoot with…

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 6

Discover how to make the colors in a landscape more vivid.

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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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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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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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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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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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Macro Lenses

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

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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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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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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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