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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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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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Image Overlay: Combining Images Together In-Camera

Image Overlay lets you combine multiple images together in-camera

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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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Always Be Prepared To Grab The Great Shot

Event photographers specialize in being "Jacks of all Trades."

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Nikon School Presents: Mom's Night Out

Nikon School's Mom's Night Out is full of tips for taking fun family photos

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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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Shooting Abstract Photos that Make the Viewer Guess

Sometimes showing just a hint of your subject can be more compelling…

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Bokeh for Beginners

Have your subjects stand apart from the background with this easy technique

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Work. Live. Succeed. A Panel Discussion for Working Pro Photographers

Work. Live. Succeed. panel discusses pro…

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Doug Gordon

Wedding and portrait photographer Doug Gordon is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos on a Vacation

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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COOLPIX: Top Choice for Vacation Camera

Nikon's compact digital cameras are packed with features that let you make great…

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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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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of Your Kid's Sports

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Reaction Time

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

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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Assignment: Evident Images

David Mendelsohn photographs a poet laureate

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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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How to Take Great Portraits

Tips from portrait photography pro Karen Kuehn

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Shooting Long Exposures:

Deborah Sandidge on shooting long exposure landscapes and cityscapes

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The Edge: On The Scene

Mike Corrado shoots the photographers shooting the D4 & D800 ad campaigns

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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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The Passing Scene

Maynard Switzer's three week photo trip to Ethiopia

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Northern Exposure

Corey Rich documents a first ascent of the Arrigetch Peaks in Alaska's Brooks Range

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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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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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Cherie Steinberg: Capturing the Wedding Vibe

For Cherie Steinberg being a wedding photographer means wearing more than…

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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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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiiers and snowboarders

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Flash of Inspiration

Bob Krist shoots with the COOLPIX P7100 and Speedlights

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Caring for your Nikon 1 Waterproof Housing

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

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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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Walkabout

Take a photo walk with Nikon pro Lindsay Silverman.

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Taking Better Photographs on the Water

Harbors, bays, oceans and rivers all have one thing in common—interesting and…

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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.