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Understanding Focal Length

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

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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…

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Extend Your Reach with Nikon 1 Cameras and the FT-1 Mount Adapter

Extend your reach with your favorite NIKKOR lenses on a…

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Using Teleconverters

Teleconverters let you extend your photographic reach

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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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How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot lunar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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How to Choose Your Next Nikon 1 Lens

Go beyond your Nikon 1 camera's kit lens

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Taking Close-up Photos

How do I take close-up photos of flowers and small objects?

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When You Explore All Angles, Better Pictures Happen

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

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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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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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

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

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51-Point Autofocus System

The 51-point AF system positions 51 points of focus within the frame to allow photographers to…

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How to Photograph Lightning

Storm chaser Jim Reed offers valuable tips for making photos of lighning while staying safe.

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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The Power and Beauty of Bears and Other Animals

When the animal in the viewfinder is a bear, this photographer knows…

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Versatile Views of the World of Wildlife:

Ron Magill field tests the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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Mentor Trekking in Costa Rica with Bill Durrence

A Mentor Series instructor leads a group of photo trekkers through the…

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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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Cherie Steinberg: Capturing the Wedding Vibe

For Cherie Steinberg being a wedding photographer means wearing more than…

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Extreme Adventure

Adventure photographer Corey Rich goes to great lengths—and great heights— to get the shot.

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Flash of Inspiration

Bob Krist shoots with the COOLPIX P7100 and Speedlights

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Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

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

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CX Format Image Sensor

Nikon 1 digital cameras utilize the Nikon CX-format super high speed AF CMOS imaging sensor.

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Nikon Celebrates the 80th Anniversary of NIKKOR

NIKKOR Lenses: 80 Years at the Heart of Your Images

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Using legacy NIKKOR lenses with the Nikon Df

How to set the Df to accept legacy Non-Ai or Ai lenses

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Creatively Photographing Objects Up Close

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

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 9

Find out how to brighten up the dark edges of an image caused by vignetting.

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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

Tony Sweet on creating panoramas

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One Shot: Spin Doctor

Mark Alberhasky on why images may work in multiple ways

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One Shot: Crop Factor

Carol Freeman field tests the new AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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GPS

Embed GPS data in your images and track where you've been.

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Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

Revolutionary camera system designed for today’s picture taker.

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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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Caring for your Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Camera

Care and maintence for the Nikon 1 AW1

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