135ArticlesRemaining

Clear All
Sort by:
4.3 Rating
Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

Zoom lenses can have either a fixed maximum aperture or a…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
How to Choose Your Next Nikon 1 Lens

Go beyond your Nikon 1 camera's kit lens

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Zooming into a Scene with your Feet

Moose Peterson on using specific lenss for their angles of view

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
How to Choose Your Next DSLR Lens

What to look for when choosing your next lens for your DSLR

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.3 Rating
Prime Lenses

What is a prime lens? Well, it's a lens that isn't a zoom. A prime lens has a fixed focal length which means…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Understanding Focal Length

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

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
Vibration Reduction

Vibration Reduction (VR) is an image stabilization technology that minimizes blur caused by camera…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Using Teleconverters

Teleconverters let you extend your photographic reach

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
How to Read Your NIKKOR Lens Barrel

Understanding what all of those markings and designations on your lens really mean.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.5 Rating
Understanding Maximum Aperture

Learn how aperture affects the end-result image.

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Photographing Sports Indoors and Out

Capturing the action of a sporting event is easy when you follow a few simple…

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.8 Rating
Create and Publish Your Own Photo Book

A photo book is a great way to share your images with the world.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.8 Rating
A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Stop Sign: Defining a Photojournalist's Role

Lynsey Addario on becoming part of the story

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Shooting a Rock Concert

Whether you're taking photos at a major rock concert or at your child's school performance, these…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Destination Latin America:

Blaine Harrington on photographing Latin America

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.7 Rating
What it Takes

David X. Tejada on minimalist lighting with Speedlights

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Want Better Landscape Photos? First Check Your Definition of "Landscape"

Tony Sweet offers tips for better landscape…

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Taking Better Photographs on the Water

Harbors, bays, oceans and rivers all have one thing in common—interesting and…

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
The Challenge of Bird Photography

Moose Peterson tells why photographing birds in the field is well worth the challenge.

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
New Directions: The D750 Inspires Creating, and Sharing, New Images

Lindsay Silverman shoots with the D750 DSLR

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.5 Rating
Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

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

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.7 Rating
Nikon Capture NX-D Software

Overview of Nikon's software for image processing and editing

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.8 Rating
12 Tips for Better Vacation Photos

A dozen easy tips for taking better vacation pictures

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.8 Rating
Cat Photography: Capturing Cats in Pictures

With a little patience you too can make great pictures of your pet cat or…

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Photographing the Night Sky

Astrophotography: tips for making great images of the stars, moon and night sky time-lapse

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
Bright Idea: Adding Star Power
4.4 Rating
Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.0 Rating
Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Destination Asia: A Showcase for the Storytelling Power of Travel Images

Travel shooter Blaine Harrington offers tips for…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Taking Pictures in Cold Weather

Weldon Lee has some tips to keep you taking pictures—even in the cold and snow.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Photographing Nebulae and other celestial objects with…

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.0 Rating
Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Making Great COOLPIX Videos on a Vacation

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Moviemaking 101 – 6 Tips On How To Make A Video

Six helpful tips when making movies your camera

NEW
Read
Viewing

Welcome to
Nikon Learn & Explore

We've made it easy to find all the videos, tutorials &
stories you care about, get tips and advice from pros,
learn new shooting techniques, discover classes and
workshops—in short, help you find new inspiration
every time you visit. (And we hope you visit often.)

Get the Learn & Explore iPhone App

Access all the photography techniques, advice and inspiration of Nikon's Learn & Explore anytime, anywhere with the free app for iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad®.
photo of two iPhones with the Nikon L&E app on the screens

Take Today's Poll

Make your opinion count and check back often to participate in new polls.

Attend Nikon School

Take your photographic knowledge to the next level; get a working understanding of your camera's features; learn how to create DSLR videos; discover how to edit your images using Capture NX2 software and more.

Butterflies photo taken by Joel Sartore, Nikon Ambassador and Nikon School logo