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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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Outside Shots: Go Long

Tony Sweet on revealing the invisible in images

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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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Corey Rich

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

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High Dynamic Range Photography

Why and How to Shoot HDR Images

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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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When You Explore All Angles, Better Pictures Happen

Tom Bol explains how changing perspective can make a better image.

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Tips For Making Tempting Food Photos

Alison Lyons offers simple tips for taking great photos of food & drink

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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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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Control Color for Maximum Impact

David Mendelsohn shoots color as monochrome

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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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Vincent Versace

Fine art, commercial and nature photographer Vincent Versace is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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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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Tips for Photographing Mountains

Making the most of mountains in landscape photographs

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Take Better Portraits

Tips for taking a good portrait photo

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Canyon Country Shooting

Tips for taking great photos of the Southwestern United States

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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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How to Take Great Portraits

Tips from portrait photography pro Karen Kuehn

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Panoramas

Simple Steps to Big Pictures

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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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Making Pictures in the Rain

Just because it's raining doesn't mean there aren't great pictures waiting to be made.

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One Shot: No Exit

Bill Durrence on ow a simple change can alter a photo’s feeling

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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.