Loading

38ArticlesRemaining

Clear All Filters
Sort by:
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

5 Easy Composition Guidelines

Follow 5 easy tips for better photo compositions

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

When Center Composition can Elevate a Portrait

Tamara Lackey on portrait composition

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.7 Rating
How-To Take Great Photos at the Aquarium

Tips for photographing the fish and creatures that live under water

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Tips for Photographing Mountains

Making the most of mountains in landscape photographs

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.3 Rating
Taking Better Photographs on the Water

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

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

One Shot: Are We There Yet?

Gary Crabbe shoots The Subway in Zion National Park

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Benefits of Using the AF-ON Button for Autofocus

Three pros discuss using the AF-ON button for AF control

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

When You Explore All Angles, Better Pictures Happen

Tom Bol explains how changing perspective can make a better image.

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Photographing Dogs: Capturing Action

Tips for taking better photos of your dog in action.

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.5 Rating
Taking Better Photos of Your Kids at Play

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

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
4.1 Rating
Image Overlay: Combining Images Together In-Camera

Image Overlay lets you combine multiple images together in-camera

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.9 Rating
Picture Controls Step-by-Step

Utilize Picture Controls in-camera or during post-processing to change the look of your…

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.8 Rating
Creatively Photographing Objects Up Close

The idea that less is more can be applied to the subject matter in your photos.

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

One Shot: After Image

Jack Dyking on seeing in color and thinking in B&W

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.5 Rating
How to Take Pictures of Water Using Long Exposures

Getting that "silky" look when photographing moving water isn't…

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Extra Added Attraction: How to Boost the Reach of Your Nikon 1

Mark Alberhasky on using the FT-1 and NIKKOR lenses on…

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

10 Tips for Better Camera Panning

Dave Black's tips for camera panning

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Take Better Portraits

Tips for taking a good portrait photo

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

How to Capture the “Wow” Factor

Photographer Evan Williams on shooting stunning photographs

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Panoramas

Simple Steps to Big Pictures

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing

Welcome to the NEW
Nikon Learn & Explore

We've redesigned the site to make it easier to find
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

Along with the new look of Learn & Explore, we've added polls. 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.

Check out a Digitutor

Learn more about the Nikon DSLR or Nikon 1 camera you own by watching an interactive product tutorial!
image of a Nikon DSLR and Digitutor screenshot illustration

Subscribe to the
L&E e-Newsletter

And get great tips and techniques to try next time you go shooting!

L&E e-newsletter examples graphic
Promo image for PES' Subway Sandwich stop motion video

View the new Stop Motion film from PES

PES, the creator of some of the most widely viewed stop-motion films of all time including the shortest film to ever be nominated for an Academy Award debuts his latest film Submarine Sandwich.
View the film and learn how PES orchestrates his stop motion creations on the Nikon Cinema Blog.