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How to Film Using Autofocus, Rack Focus and Manual Focus Techniques

Focusing tips for HDSLR video shooting

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Better Sports Photography

Which settings should you use depending upon which sport you're photographing

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Reflex Action: A Surf Photographer's Top Tips

Surf shooter Jay Watson offers tips for getting great surfing action photos

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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HDSLR Video Tutorial: Getting Started with Your D-Movie Camera

Getting started with HDSLR video

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Lighting for Video with AE-Lock Tutorial

Basic lighting tips for shooting video

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Photographing Water Using the Multiplication Factor Technique

Ever wonder how the water in those photos looks so smooth?…

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Critical Focus: Getting the Most From Your D800

Michael Clark on getting the most out of your D800 HD-SLR

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Capturing Moments in a Wedding Day

Cliff Mautner discusses capturing wedding day moments

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Capturing the Essence of an Athlete in Photographs

Although many photographers look for the perfect moment, what Dave…

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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiiers and snowboarders

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

Using third-party rigs, rail systems and other accessories

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FOCUS First: A System for Better Photos

Mark Alberhasky's 5 step system for taking better pictures

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How to Use Aperture and ND Filters to Control the Depth-of-Field in Movies

Depth-of-field for video

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Using an HDMI Recorder and External Monitor with Your HDSLR

Options for viewing and recording when shooting video

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How a Sports Illustrated Photographer Shoots his Kid's Games

What can a Sports Illustrated photographer teach you about…

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Summer Lyn: Photographing Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Careful planning or just being lucky—both can work in your favor.

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Introduction to ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed & Other Advanced Settings for HDSLR Video

Advanced settings for HDSLR video

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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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Jim Richardson: Why Fast Lenses Make All the Difference

When You’re Constantly on the Move, Fast Glass Makes Tough Shots…

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Taking Your Wide-Angle Lens to the Edge

Moose Peterson discusses shooting ultra wide vistas

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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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The Stories that Can be Told Through Photography

Commercial photographer Arthur Meyerson likes his photos to say the most…

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Bambi Cantrell

Wedding and portrait photographer Bambi Cantrell is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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Outdoor Pursuit

Bill Hatcher photographs the impossible—well, let's say the extremely difficult.

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Photographing it All

With experience as a newspaper photographer and close to 20 years with Sports Illustrated, George…

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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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Work. Live. Succeed. A Panel Discussion for Working Pro Photographers

Work. Live. Succeed. panel discusses pro…

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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

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

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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Flash Photography the Easy Way

David Tejada's easy-does-it flash tips

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Building Your Creative Team

Dixie Dixon on building a creative support team

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Think About Your Subject Before You Begin Shooting

Find out why thinking about your photos can be as important as taking…

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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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A Pro's Tips for the Best Children's Photos

Tamara Lackey on taking great pictures of kids

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