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Getting Started: How to Hold Your D-SLR Camera

Getting sharper, more in-focus pictures can be as simple as learning how…

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Nikon Resources to Find the Photography Information You Need

Here are some tips to help you find the information you…

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How to Read Your Camera Manual

Your camera manual, it's not a novel, so don't try reading it cover to cover.

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Getting Started: How to Change a D-SLR Lens

Learn the steps to changing your camera's lens.

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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Understanding Focal Length

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

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Getting Started: Memory Cards and Batteries

Take care of the little things, and you'll be ready for the big things.

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Preserve and Protect: Got a Backup Plan for Your Photos?

Don't lose those precious photos. Make sure you've got a backup…

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A Basic Look at the Basics of Exposure

The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO is the basis of every…

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Setting White Balance

How do I set my camera’s white balance for different lighting situations?

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How to Read Your NIKKOR Lens Barrel

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

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Underwater photos & movies with the COOLPIX AW110

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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.