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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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Geotagging: Do More with your Images and Videos

GPS, Geolocation and Geotagging

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Taking Better Photos of Your Kids at Play

Taking photos of your kids while at play make great images; next time you’re…

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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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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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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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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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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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Nikon Capture NX-D Software

Overview of Nikon's software for image processing and editing

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Halloween & Autumn Harvest Photography

Take better photos during the colorful fall season

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One Shot: The Forest and the Tree

Photographing the same subject different ways

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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