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Vibration Reduction

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

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Smart Portrait System

Nikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions,…

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51-Point Autofocus System

The 51-point AF system positions 51 points of focus within the frame to allow photographers to…

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 3

Find out how to remove specks of dust on an image, with naturally looking results.

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Scene Recognition System and Advanced SRS

Nikon's SRS and Advanced SRS recognize the position, color, tones and…

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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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Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

Revolutionary camera system designed for today’s picture taker.

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Shooting Wirelessly with Nikon’s WR-1 Wireless Remote Controller System

Learn how easy it is to shoot wirelessly with the…

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Marketplace: D7100 HD-SLR

The Nikon D7100 is a top-of-the-line performer

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Getting Started: How to Change a D-SLR Lens

Learn the steps to changing your camera's lens.

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Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Photographing Nebulae and other celestial objects with…

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Nikon F-Mount

The Nikon F-mount makes a host of lenses available to photographers.

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Taking Great Portraits with COOLPIX Cameras

See how COOLPIX technologies let you take great portraits

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Nikon Capture NX-D Software

Overview of Nikon's software for image processing and editing

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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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Versatile Views of the World of Wildlife:

Ron Magill field tests the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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Macro Lenses

Reproduce objects up to life size using a Nikon Micro-NIKKOR Lens

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your DSLR?

Learn what the different types of NIKKOR lenses are and which ones will…

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Subject Tracking

Subject Tracking enhances your shooting experience by automatically adjusting focus as it follows the…

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How to Photograph Lightning

Storm chaser Jim Reed offers valuable tips for making photos of lighning while staying safe.

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

Using third-party rigs, rail systems and other accessories

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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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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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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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Benefits of Using the AF-ON Button for Autofocus

Three pros discuss using the AF-ON button for AF control

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1 NIKKOR Technology: Retractable Lens Barrel

Retractable lens barrel technology offers ultra-compact lens design.

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How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot lunar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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3D Focus Tracking

3D focus tracking automatically shifts the focus point to follow the movement of the subject. With the…

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High Speed Sync: A Flash Technique To Add a Pro Touch to Your Photographs

Kevin Kubota on auto FP high speed sync flash…

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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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Creative Lighting

For those who want to learn about creative lighting

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Taking Close-up Photos

How do I take close-up photos of flowers and small objects?

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Advanced Wireless Lighting

Advanced wireless lighting is the use of multiple Speedlights set up for wireless remote…

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What is your KeyMission?

Marine Biologist Dr. Greg Skomal on the KeyMission 360

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Shooting Wirelessly with the Nikon WR-R10 and WR-T10 Wireless Remotes

Learn how easy it is to use the WR-R10/WR-T10 for…

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