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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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Which Media Card Do I Use With the KeyMission 170 Action Camera

Media card format and speed class type for KeyMission 170…

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Be Prepared for All Situations

Andrew Hancock on always being prepared

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Moving Pictures: The Learning Curve

Steve Heiner on starting at stills and going to video

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What is Your KeyMission?

Elijah Wood on the KeyMission 360

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Top Tips for Capturing Time Lapse with a DSLR

Tips for creating Time Lapse videos

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Scene Auto Selector

A COOLPIX feature that recognizes the type of scene or setting and automatically selects the…

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The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

Simple tips for photographers shooting HD video with Nikon D-SLRs.

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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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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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Setting Up Your D4S or D4 DSLR for Networking with the WT-5

Video tutorial on setting up the D4S and WT-5A for wireless…

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What is XQD and Why Should I Use it?

Benefits of the XQD media card format explained

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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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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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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - Control of Color

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

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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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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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A Brand New VR World

Learn more about Virtual Reality and the KeyMission 360

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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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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Artificial Sunlight Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights to add a late afternoon look to a scene

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Just Say Mo. Slow-Mo that is.

Steve Heiner shoots slow-motion video

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What is your KeyMission?

Alan Thornton on wildland firefighting and the KeyMission 360

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New Directions: The D750 Inspires Creating, and Sharing, New Images

Lindsay Silverman shoots with the D750 DSLR

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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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Converting Motion Snapshots for Viewing on a Computer

Simple how-to guide to converting Motion Snapshot files on a Mac or…

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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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Time Travels

Steve Heiner shares the art of time-lapse videos.

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Macro Lenses

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

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Summit Series of Photography Workshops

Come to the Summit for the ultimate workshop experience in all areas of…

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Live Image Control

Live Image Control lets you preview how certain settings will affect your final image

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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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