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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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The Power and Beauty of Bears and Other Animals

When the animal in the viewfinder is a bear, this photographer knows…

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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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Taking Your Wide-Angle Lens to the Edge

Moose Peterson discusses shooting ultra wide vistas

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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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Caring for your Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Camera

Care and maintence for the Nikon 1 AW1

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Different Types of Microphones: Audio Recording Tutorial

Using accessory microphones when shooting video

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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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Caring for your Nikon 1 Waterproof Housing

Regular maintenence and care of the WP-N1/WP-N2/WP-N3 will ensure its…

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

Using third-party rigs, rail systems and other accessories

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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Introduction to Three-Point Lighting & Other Video Lighting Techniques

Advanced lighting for video

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

Spend a day at the zoo with wildlife photographer Julie Larsen Maher

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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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Camera Support Tips for Shooting Steady Video

Five tips for steadying the camera when shooting video

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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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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

Tips for shooting lights as soft globes of color

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Nikon Celebrates the 80th Anniversary of NIKKOR

NIKKOR Lenses: 80 Years at the Heart of Your Images

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Nikon Capture NX-D Software

Overview of Nikon's software for image processing and editing

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Lindsey Byrnes on Rock & Roll Photography

Video interview of pro shooter Lindsey Byrnes on photography and getting…

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Better Sports Photography

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

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Nikon HD-SLR Video Tips

Video series of tips on shooting video with your HD-SLR camera

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Video Tutorial Series: Getting Started with your Nikon D3300 D-SLR

Series of six videos to help you set-up and shoot and…

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How to Record Audio: Tutorial on Audio Basics

Recording audio for HDSLR video

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Halloween & Autumn Harvest Photography

Take better photos during the colorful fall season

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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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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How to Choose Your Next Nikon 1 Lens

Go beyond your Nikon 1 camera's kit lens

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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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New Directions: The D750 Inspires Creating, and Sharing, New Images

Lindsay Silverman shoots with the D750 DSLR

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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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Flash Photography the Easy Way

David Tejada's easy-does-it flash tips

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Lighting for Video with AE-Lock Tutorial

Basic lighting tips for 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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Tips for Shooting Sports

Sports shooter Bill Sallaz knows what he wants and where to stand in order to get it

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John Shaw: A Photographer's Vision Simplified

See how one of the foremost nature, outdoor and natural history…

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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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The Challenge of Bird Photography

B. Moose Peterson tells why photographing birds in the field is well worth the…

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Jody Dole Photographs Objects that Catch His Eye

See how commercial shooter Jody Dole uses anything and everything to…

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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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Photographing Water Using the Multiplication Factor Technique

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

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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiiers and snowboarders

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Outdoor Pursuit

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

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The Anatomy of a Powerful Image

Jerry Ghionis on creating powerful wedding imagery

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Imagine That

Nope, we didn't make a mistake. The photos you see here were not taken by several different photographers;…

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Shooting the Effects of Global Warming

Gary Braasch follows the evidence; the power of photography does the rest.

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

Tamara Lackey on taking great pictures of kids

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Photo Tips from Across America

Nikon training specialist, Kristine Bosworth, covers the country and sends photography…

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Take a New Look at an Everyday Object

Robin Layton discusses opening your eyes to looking at subjects differently

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

Getting started with HDSLR video

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Moviemaking 101 – 6 Tips On How To Make A Video

Six helpful tips when making movies your camera

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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Create and Publish Your Own Photo Book

A photo book is a great way to share your images with the world.

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Mentor Trekking in Costa Rica with Bill Durrence

A Mentor Series instructor leads a group of photo trekkers through the…

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Thomas D. Mangelsen Understands the Behavior of the Animals he Photographs

Photography is about much more than taking…

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Extreme Adventure

Adventure photographer Corey Rich goes to great lengths—and great heights— to get the shot.

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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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One Shot: Spin Doctor

Mark Alberhasky on why images may work in multiple ways

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Video Composition Rules: Establishing, Medium and Close-up Shots

Composition tips for video

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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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Building Your Creative Team

Dixie Dixon on building a creative support team

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Rich Clarkson: The Right Place at the Right Time to Get the Shots

Rich Clarkson, an acclaimed photojournalist, who…

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The Importance of Composition When Shooting Nature

Pat O'Hara had to go far from home to really appreciate the…

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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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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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Preservation and Protection of Wildlife Through Photography

Photographer Moose Peterson's respect for wildlife and the…

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Going Solo: A Two-Wheel Photo Journey Across Asia

Photojournalist Eleanor Moseman documents vanishing cultures

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Reaction Time

John Solano says that for him, photographing weddings is a lot like photographing sports.

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Photographing Commercial Assignments with a Sports Angle

Find out how quick veteran photographer John Huet needed to be…

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In the Moment

Commerical photographer John Huet love to make it up as he goes along.

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Tips from a Model Turned Professional Photographer

See how photographer Nancy Brown turned a 20-year modeling career in…

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Bill Coleman: A Long Term Photo Project

Whether shooting the Amish of Pennsylvania or the landscapes of Maine or Italy,…

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Moose Peterson: Light Lessons

Seeing light opens up your photographic creativity

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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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10 Tips for Shooting Autumn Foliage

Nature photographer Rod Planck offers tips for shooting colorful fall foliage

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No Limits: For Better Photos, Think Like a Photojournalist

David Handschuh on thinking like a photojournalist

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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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Capturing Moments in a Wedding Day

Cliff Mautner discusses capturing wedding day moments

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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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Action Photography: Shooting in Extreme Locations

Photographer Beth Wald doesn't just shoot from the sidelines; she's in…

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Pete Turner: Master of Color Photography

Pete Turner is a master of color, but he's also a master of content and mystery.

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Group Effort: Growing Your Skills in a Camera Club

Benefits of joining a camera club

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