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Macro Lenses

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

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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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Nikon F-Mount

The Nikon F-mount makes a host of lenses available to photographers.

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DX NIKKOR Lenses

Nikon Digital SLRs FX and DX sensors

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1 NIKKOR Technology: Retractable Lens Barrel

Retractable lens barrel technology offers ultra-compact lens design.

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Vibration Reduction

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

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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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The DX and FX Formats

Understand the differences between the formats to determine which is the one for you.

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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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Extra-low Dispersion Glass

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

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What is a Lens MTF Chart & How Do I Read It?

MTF charts plot the performance and quality of a lens

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Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015

Call for entries opens September 15, 2014

The Nikon Photo Contest nurtures an aspirational community that supports photographers and filmmakers who wish to share important stories and influence the way people think through images. Call for entries is open from September 15 through December 15, 2014.