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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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Taking Better Photos of Your Kids at Play

Taking photos of your kids while at play make great images; next time you’re…

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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Halloween & Autumn Harvest Photography

Take better photos during the colorful fall season

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One Shot: The Forest and the Tree

Photographing the same subject different ways

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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5 Easy Composition Guidelines

Follow 5 easy tips for better photo compositions

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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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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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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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Chromatic Aberration

Chromatic aberration is a phenomenon in which light rays passing through a lens focus at different…

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Nikon is once again announcing the dates of its global photo contest. The entry period is now open, and will run from October 17, 2016 through January 27, 2017. Visit the website to learn about the categories, find out how to enter and more.