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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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Understanding ISO Sensitivity

Photography is built on the three pillars of exposure: shutter speed, aperture and…

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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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Understanding Focal Length

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

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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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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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ISO Control

For digital photography, ISO refers to the sensitivity of the camera's sensor. The ISO setting is one of…

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How to Choose Your Next D-SLR Lens

What to look for when choosing your next lens for your D-SLR

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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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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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Extra-low Dispersion Glass

ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass is the result of an alternative glass manufacturing technology…

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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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Second Time Around

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

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Understanding Maximum Aperture

Learn how aperture affects the end-result image.

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Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

How do I take pictures at dusk and at night?

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D-Movie Mode

Nikon advances D-Movie functionality with groundbreaking technologies.

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VR Image Stabilization

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

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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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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When to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to use a graduated neutral density filter to decrease extreme light to…

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Using Your Nikon Camera's Built-in Wi-Fi

Step-by-step set-up guide to using the built-in Wi-Fi feature of Nikon cameras

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Vibration Reduction

Vibration Reduction (VR) is an image stabilization technology that minimizes blur caused by camera…

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How to Shoot a Silhouette

Photographing a subject in silhouette

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

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A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

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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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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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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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Capturing Moments in a Wedding Day

Cliff Mautner discusses capturing wedding day moments

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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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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your D-SLR?

Learn what the different types of NIKKOR lenses are and which ones will…

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

Using the technique of light painting allows you to add depth and dimension to your…

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How to Capture the “Wow” Factor

Photographer Evan Williams on shooting stunning photographs

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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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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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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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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiiers and snowboarders

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Balancing Photo Exposures with Nikon's Active D-Lighting

Bring light to the shadows with Nikon's Active D-Lighting

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Just Say Mo. Slow-Mo that is.

Steve Heiner shoots slow-motion video

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Introduction to Three-Point Lighting & Other Video Lighting Techniques

Advanced lighting for video

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Cliff Mautner: King of Hearts

Cliff Mautner's unique style has made him a successful and in-demand wedding photographer.

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Action and People Photography

For those who want to take better people and action photos

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Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

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Photo Ops in NYC

Subject Suggestions from a Seasoned Pro

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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

Tips for shooting lights as soft globes of color

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Speedlight Tutorial: Artificial Sunlight Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights to add a late afternoon look to a scene

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - Control of Color

Go on location with Joe McNally for a video tutorial on lighting…

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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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What it Takes

David X. Tejada on minimalist lighting with Speedlights

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Advanced Wireless Lighting

Advanced wireless lighting is the use of multiple Speedlights set up for wireless remote…

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 1 - Control of Color

Go on location with Joe McNally for a video tutorial on lighting…

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Here and Now

The added attractions of the D5100.

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Miles of Aisles

Kevin Kubota establishes his clients' comfort level before the wedding, so that on the big day they will…

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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

Tony Sweet on creating panoramas

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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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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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Moose Peterson: Light Lessons

Seeing light opens up your photographic creativity

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Fast Frames: A Quick Guide to Bird Photography

Matt McRay discusses how to get birds to visit your yard so you can…

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Repeating Flash Lighting Technique

Joe McNally uses the technique of repeating flash to capture the grace of balletic…

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Flash Points: The Control of Light

Color temperature, rear sync, slow sync: Three key elements in flash photography.

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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights to create the illusion of a night scene

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Flash of Inspiration

Bob Krist shoots with the COOLPIX P7100 and Speedlights

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Tips for Photographing Birds

Birds make great subjects for photographs; tips for capturing them with your camera.

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 2

Master the technique of brightening up a photo with D-Lighting.

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Landscape and Travel Photography

Ideal for those who want to take their travel & landscape photography to the next level

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Follow lighting expert Joe McNally's instructions for easy flash photography…

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Shooting Abstract Photos that Make the Viewer Guess

Sometimes showing just a hint of your subject can be more compelling…

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Smart Portrait System

Nikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions,…

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Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

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Cat Photography: Capturing Cats in Pictures

With a little patience you too can make great pictures of your pet cat or…

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One Shot: City Lights

Mark Alberhasky's silhouette of people against bright Times Square signage

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Getting Creative with White Balance

Try getting creative with your camera's white balance for some interesting results.

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Exposure Bracketing: The Creative Insurance Policy

Get creative with your photography by using this age-old technique.

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Photographing People Using Wireless Lighting Techniques

Tom Bol's images inspire new ways of taking a portrait photo.

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Control Color for Maximum Impact

David Mendelsohn shoots color as monochrome

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Using Auto FP High-Speed Sync to Illuminate Fast Sports Action

Dave Black on using high-speed flash sync for sports…

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Scene Recognition System and Advanced SRS

Nikon's SRS and Advanced SRS recognize the position, color, tones and…

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Getting the "Cool" Look

My daughter, Kiara, wanted some pictures of herself with her new guitar. She was looking for some…

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