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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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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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Macro Lenses

Reproduce objects up to life size using a Nikon Micro-NIKKOR Lens

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How to Choose Your Next DSLR Lens

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

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Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Photographing Nebulae and other celestial objects with…

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Second Time Around

Take a closer look at some of our classic lenses updated with the latest technology.

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My Go-To NIKKOR Lens

Vincent Versace's favorite lens: 28-300mm zoom

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The Sum of the Parts

Making Movies with the D5000

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Shooting a Rock Concert

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

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Photographing the Night Sky

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

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VR Image Stabilization

VR image stabilization technology detects vertical and horizontal movement and offsets it by…

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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

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How-To Take Great Photos at the Aquarium

Tips for photographing the fish and creatures that live under water

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Shooting Wirelessly with Nikon Digital Cameras and Wi-Fi Adapters

Enjoy wireless transfer of images with Wi-Fi compatible…

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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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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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