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Different Types of Microphones: Audio Recording Tutorial

Using accessory microphones when shooting video

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Lighting for Video with AE-Lock Tutorial

Basic lighting tips for shooting video

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Video Composition Rules: Establishing, Medium and Close-up Shots

Composition tips for video

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Video Tutorial Series: Getting Started with your Nikon D3300 DSLR

Series of six videos to help you set-up and shoot and…

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Geotagging: Do More with your Images and Videos

GPS, Geolocation and Geotagging

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What to do When you Need Stills while Shooting HD Video

Shoot simultaneously or save a frame options with the D4 or D4s…

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How to Create a Behind the Scenes Video for your Photography Business

Creating a BTS video with Dixie Dixon

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Top Tip: If You Want to Shoot Video, Start by Thinking Video

Photographer Nick Didlick on transitioning from sill to…

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D-Movie Mode

Nikon advances D-Movie functionality with groundbreaking technologies.

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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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Camera Tips: Using the My Menu Feature of your Nikon DSLR

Sara Wood explains how she uses the My Menu feature on Nikon…

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Which Media Card Do I Use With the KeyMission 360 Action Camera

Media card format and speed class type for KeyMission 360…

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Making a Difference with Photography

Bill Frakes on making a difference with your photography

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The DX and FX Formats

Understand the differences between the formats to determine which is the one for you.

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Using Variable Neutral Density Filters to Adjust Exposure in DSLR Video

Adjusting exposure with Variable ND filters

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Sandro

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

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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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Using the Histogram to Check Exposure

Checking video exposure with the histogram

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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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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - Control of Color

Go on location with Joe McNally for a video tutorial on lighting…

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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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Marketplace: Step by Step

Taking it easy with the D3200

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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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A Brand New VR World

Learn more about Virtual Reality and the KeyMission 360

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

There are a wide variety of third-party accessories that will simplify shooting video with your Nikon HDSLR. They include rigs for handheld and tripod-mounted use, which let you attach other accessories such as external monitors or recorders, microphones and loupes; follow focus systems which make it easy for you to control the speed and smoothness as you rack focus from one subject to another—and for that matter, there’s also a system that will let you easily control the zooming of a lens in a likewise manner; and sliders that let you smoothly slide the camera, and jibs that let you raise and lower the camera smoothly.

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