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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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Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

Zoom lenses can have either a fixed maximum aperture or a…

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How to Film Using Autofocus, Rack Focus and Manual Focus Techniques

Focusing tips for HDSLR video shooting

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Critical Focus: Getting the Most From Your D800

Michael Clark on getting the most out of your D800 HD-SLR

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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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For Memorable Family Vacation Photos, Focus First on Family

Tamara Lackey on taking great photos during family vacations

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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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Prime Lenses

What is a prime lens? Well, it's a lens that isn't a zoom. A prime lens has a fixed focal length which means…

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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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Better Sports Photography

Which settings should you use depending upon which sport you're photographing

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Understanding Focal Length

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

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Moiré & False Color

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

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 5

Learn how to quickly adjust the brightness and vividness in an image.

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Photographing Sports Indoors and Out

Capturing the action of a sporting event is easy when you follow a few simple…

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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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Subject Tracking

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

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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Tips for Photographing Mountains

Making the most of mountains in landscape photographs

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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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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Benefits of Using the AF-ON Button for Autofocus

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

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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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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

Tips for shooting lights as soft globes of color

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Fast Frames: A Quick Guide to Bird Photography

Matt McRay discusses how to get birds to visit your yard so you can…

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How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

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

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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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HDSLR Video Tutorial: Getting Started with Your D-Movie Camera

Getting started with HDSLR video

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Getting Started: How to Hold Your D-SLR Camera

Getting sharper, more in-focus pictures can be as simple as learning how…

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Moving Pictures: Riding the Rails

Riding the Rails for Smooth Moves

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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Professional Video Camera Equipment for Your HDSLR

Using third-party rigs, rail systems and other accessories

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Use Long Lenses or Come Back Too Short

Moose Peterson on the benefits of long glass

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Camera Tips: Using the Multi Selector Center Button Controls

Customize your DSLR to to check focus in playback and more

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Pet Mode

Nikon's new Pet mode lets you capture the expressions and actions of your pet cat or dog automatically.

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Destination Europe: Do a Little Research, Then Go Light on the Gear

Blaine Harrington on travel photography in Europe

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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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My Go-To NIKKOR Lens

Vincent Versace's favorite lens: 28-300mm zoom

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Bokeh for Beginners

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

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Awesome Skies: Tips and Techniques for Photographing the Northern Lights

Learn how to photograph the Northern Lights or…

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When Center Composition can Elevate a Portrait

Tamara Lackey on portrait composition

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How a Sports Illustrated Photographer Shoots his Kid's Games

What can a Sports Illustrated photographer teach you about…

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Shooting Long Exposures:

Deborah Sandidge on shooting long exposure landscapes and cityscapes

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Making Pictures in the Rain

Just because it's raining doesn't mean there aren't great pictures waiting to be made.

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Reflex Action: A Surf Photographer's Top Tips

Surf shooter Jay Watson offers tips for getting great surfing action photos

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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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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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Using an HDMI Recorder and External Monitor with Your HDSLR

Options for viewing and recording when shooting video

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Introduction to ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed & Other Advanced Settings for HDSLR Video

Advanced settings for HDSLR video

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Taking Great Portraits with COOLPIX Cameras

See how COOLPIX technologies let you take great portraits

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Using Variable Neutral Density Filters to Adjust Exposure in DSLR Video

Adjusting exposure with Variable ND filters

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Creatively Photographing Objects Up Close

The idea that less is more can be applied to the subject matter in your photos.

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Easy Panorama Mode

The Easy Panorama Mode combines multiple shots into a seamless 180- or 360-degree panoramic picture.

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You’re the Guest: How to Capture Unique Photos at a Wedding

Abby Liga discusses getting great photos when you're a…

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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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Take It to the Limit: Pushing the D500 Envelope

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

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A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

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Summer Lyn: Photographing Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Careful planning or just being lucky—both can work in your favor.

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Joel Sartore

Conservation photographer Joel Sartore is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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