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Using Your Nikon Camera's Built-in Wi-Fi

Step-by-step set-up guide to using the built-in Wi-Fi feature of Nikon cameras

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Using the Histogram to Check Exposure

Checking video exposure with the histogram

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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DSLR Video 2-Day Workshop

DSLR photographers interested in multimedia and videographers transitioning to DSLR.

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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

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

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of Your Kid's Sports

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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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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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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Marketplace: D7100 HD-SLR

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

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

Corey Rich describes his experience shooting with the KeyMission 360

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Online Exclusive: Slow Motion

Add variety to your videos with slow motion footage

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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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20 Tips for Great Graduation Day Photos

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

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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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Getting Creative with White Balance

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

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Moving Pictures: Riding the Rails

Riding the Rails for Smooth Moves

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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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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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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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The Importance of Learning Photography Fundamentals

Bambi Cantrell on the importance of learning fundamentals

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Better Sports Photography

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

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Understanding Nikon Wireless Connectivity

Learn how to connect your camera and compatible smart device wirelessly

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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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Have Fun Shooting Selfies (Self-Portrait) Photos

Tips and tricks for taking great Selfies

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 3

Find out how to remove specks of dust on an image, with naturally looking results.

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VR Image Stabilization

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

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Making a Difference with Photography

Bill Frakes on making a difference with your photography

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Sandro

Commercial photographer and filmmaker Sandro is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Slow View

Slow View technology helps you capture an exact moment in time

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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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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

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

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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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