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Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

Revolutionary camera system designed for today’s picture taker.

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AF Area Modes
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AF Area Modes

Nikon’s three AF area modes—single point AF, dynamic area AF and auto area AF—are designed to handle any…

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Nikon Electronic Format (NEF)

Nikon's RAW file format contains all the image information captured by the camera's sensor.

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3D Mode

Capture images in 3D for viewing on 3D compatible HDTVs and computers.

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Built-in World Maps

Track where you've been shooting; locate Points of Interest.

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Active D-Lighting

Active D-Lighting optimizes high contrast images to restore the shadow and highlight details that are…

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Exposure Compensation When Using i-TTL Gets Easier with the D4/D4s

Exposure compensation and flash compensation can be…

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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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Extra-low Dispersion Glass

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

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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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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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Moiré & False Color

The role of the optical low pass filter in D-SLRs.

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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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Remotely taking photographs

Flexible wired & wireless remote shooting options expand your photo taking capabilities

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A Snapshot of Digital Photography in the US

A look at digital photography statistics in the US

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Live Image Control

Live Image Control lets you preview how certain settings will affect your final image

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Wired and Wireless File Transfer

Wired or wireless options lets you transfer image files from the camera to computer when…

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Vibration Reduction

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

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Virtual Horizon
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Virtual Horizon

Electronic Virtual Horizon will help ensure level horizons in your images.

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Nikon 1 Technology: Creative Palette

Creatively alter your images while shooting with Creative Palette

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VR Image Stabilization

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

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Live View Shooting Modes

Live View Shooting Mode enables you to view and compose the shot without looking through the…

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Chromatic Aberration

Chromatic aberration is a phenomenon in which light rays passing through a lens focus at different…

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GPS

Embed GPS data in your images and track where you've been.

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