51ArticlesRemaining

Clear All
Sort by:
4.6 Rating
What is a Lens MTF Chart & How Do I Read It?

MTF charts plot the performance and quality of a lens

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
How to Read Your NIKKOR Lens Barrel

Understanding what all of those markings and designations on your lens really mean.

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Converting Motion Snapshots for Viewing on a Computer

Simple how-to guide to converting Motion Snapshot files on a Mac or…

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Marketplace: A #1

Shooting with the COOLPIX A

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
Image Overlay: Combining Images Together In-Camera

Image Overlay lets you combine multiple images together in-camera

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.9 Rating
One Shot: On the Beach

Deborah Sandidge on shooting crashing ocean waves

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

Revolutionary camera system designed for today’s picture taker.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Top Tip: If You Want to Shoot Video, Start by Thinking Video

Photographer Nick Didlick on transitioning from sill to…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.3 Rating
Understanding ISO Sensitivity

Photography is built on the three pillars of exposure: shutter speed, aperture and…

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

Take It to the Limit: Pushing the D500 Envelope

D500 in action with Nikon's own Lindsay Silverman and Mark Soares

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.8 Rating
A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Effects of Climate Change on Glaciers Through Time-Lapse

Jim Balog documents melting glaciers around the globe through…

NEW
Read
Viewing

Welcome to
Nikon Learn & Explore

We've made it easy to find all the videos, tutorials &
stories you care about, get tips and advice from pros,
learn new shooting techniques, discover classes and
workshops—in short, help you find new inspiration
every time you visit. (And we hope you visit often.)

Get the Learn & Explore iPhone App

Access all the photography techniques, advice and inspiration of Nikon's Learn & Explore anytime, anywhere with the free app for iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad®.
photo of two iPhones with the Nikon L&E app on the screens

Take Today's Poll

Make your opinion count and check back often to participate in new polls.

Attend Nikon School

Take your photographic knowledge to the next level; get a working understanding of your camera's features; learn how to create DSLR videos; discover how to edit your images using Capture NX2 software and more.

Butterflies photo taken by Joel Sartore, Nikon Ambassador and Nikon School logo

Subscribe to the
L&E e-Newsletter

And get great tips and techniques to try next time you go shooting!

L&E e-newsletter examples graphic

Learn photo & video terms!

Learn & Explore features an expansive glossary of over 800 photographic terms. Visit the L&E glossary to learn about specific Nikon camera features or more general photographic or video terms and definitions. Browse the glossary by letter, number or icon.
glossary graphic
Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 logo

Enter the Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017

Nikon is once again announcing the dates of its global photo contest. The entry period is now open, and will run from October 17, 2016 through January 27, 2017. Visit the website to learn about the categories, find out how to enter and more.