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What to do When you Need Stills while Shooting HD Video

Shoot simultaneously or save a frame options with the D4 or D4s…

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What Your Favorite Films Can Teach You About Making Films

Steve Heiner creates a short D-movie based on blockbusters that…

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Getting Creative with Photos and Video

Tell better stories using the myriad of fun and artistic features built into Nikon…

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of Your Kid's Sports

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

Simple tips for photographers shooting HD video with Nikon D-SLRs.

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Master Class: Just Watch and Learn

Steve Heiner discusses moviemaking inspiration

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos on a Vacation

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

Deciding which technique to use with…

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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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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

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Online Exclusive: Slow Motion

Add variety to your videos with slow motion footage

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Online Exclusive: Time Lapse Photography Adds Interest to your D-Movies

Speed up time with interval shooting.

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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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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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Converting Motion Snapshots for Viewing on a Computer

Simple how-to guide to converting Motion Snapshot files on a Mac or…

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Wherever the Adventure…

Underwater photos & movies with the COOLPIX AW110

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Pro View: Total Immersion

Rob Van Petten shoots with the COOLPIX AW110

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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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Photographing the Night Sky

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

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Polarizing Filters Add POW to Pictures

An Easy to Use Accessory, Polarizing Filters Bring out the Color and Definition in…

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Preserve and Protect: Got a Backup Plan for Your Photos?

Don't lose those precious photos. Make sure you've got a backup…

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Canyon Country Shooting

Tips for taking great photos of the Southwestern United States

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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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Sandro

Commercial photographer and filmmaker Sandro is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 2

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

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 4

Discover how to quickly sharpen the eyes of a portrait subject.

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 3

Find out how to remove specks of dust on an image, with naturally looking results.

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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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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 10

Discover the time-saver of batch processing a group of your images.

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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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Andrew Hancock

Sports photographer Andrew Hancock is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Bill Frakes

Sports and action photographer and multimedia artist Bill Frakes is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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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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Octavio Aburto: Transitions

Underwater photography preserving marine life

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Geotagging: Do More with your Images and Videos

GPS, Geolocation and Geotagging

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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Lucas Gilman

Adventure sports and multimedia storyteller Lucas Gilman is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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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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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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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: Day to Night Technique

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

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Nikon Resources to Find the Photography Information You Need

Here are some tips to help you find the information you…

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Setting up the COOLPIX S800c

The COOLPIX S800c offers wireless connectivity, learn how to set it up easily

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Corey Rich

Adventure photographer Corey Rich is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography and multimedia work.

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Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

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Photographing an RIT Big Shot

Light painting technique used on a grand scale

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Nikon Learn & Explore

We've redesigned the site to make it easier to find
stories you care about, get tips and advice from pros,
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Nikon Cinema: Beautiful Food, Captured Beautifully

The Nikon Cinema website is a celebration of all things HD-SLR filmmaking.

Learn how Elke Talbot created her mouth watering video of a cake being created from the mixing of ingredients to putting the icing on the cake! Watch the video and learn how you can turn an everyday moment into cinematic art.