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Understanding Maximum Aperture

Learn how aperture affects the end-result image.

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

Advanced settings for HDSLR video

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How to Use Aperture and ND Filters to Control the Depth-of-Field in Movies

Depth-of-field for video

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Bokeh for Beginners

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

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Extra-low Dispersion Glass

ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass is the result of an alternative glass manufacturing technology…

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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How to Take Pictures of Water Using Long Exposures

Getting that "silky" look when photographing moving water isn't…

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Understanding Focal Length

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

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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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Using legacy NIKKOR lenses with the Nikon Df

How to set the Df to accept legacy Non-Ai or Ai lenses

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Hands On

Lindsay Silverman discusses autofocusing when using teleconverters

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Jim Richardson: Why Fast Lenses Make All the Difference

When You’re Constantly on the Move, Fast Glass Makes Tough Shots…

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A Basic Look at the Basics of Exposure

The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO is the basis of every…

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Yes, I Pan: Pursuing the Bigger Picture

Tony Sweet on creating panoramas

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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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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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How to Choose Your Next DSLR Lens

What to look for when choosing your next lens for your DSLR

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Vibration Reduction

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

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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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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Moiré & False Color

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

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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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What is a Lens MTF Chart & How Do I Read It?

MTF charts plot the performance and quality of a lens

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When to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to use a graduated neutral density filter to decrease extreme light to…

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New Directions: The D750 Inspires Creating, and Sharing, New Images

Lindsay Silverman shoots with the D750 DSLR

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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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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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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How-To Take Great Photos at the Aquarium

Tips for photographing the fish and creatures that live under water

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Extra Added Attraction: How to Boost the Reach of Your Nikon 1

Mark Alberhasky on using the FT-1 and NIKKOR lenses on…

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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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Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

How do I take pictures at dusk and at night?

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Macro Lenses

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

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How to Read Your NIKKOR Lens Barrel

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

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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

Tips for shooting lights as soft globes of color

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Partner Up for Better Pictures

Learn how you can benefit from taking photos with a friend

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Shooting Wirelessly with Nikon Digital Cameras and Wi-Fi Adapters

Enjoy wireless transfer of images with Wi-Fi compatible…

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High Dynamic Range Photography

Why and How to Shoot HDR Images

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Using Teleconverters

Teleconverters let you extend your photographic reach

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How to Capture the “Wow” Factor

Photographer Evan Williams on shooting stunning photographs

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Which Media Card Do I Use With the KeyMission 360 Action Camera

Media card format and speed class type for KeyMission 360…

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Which Media Card Do I Use With the KeyMission 170 Action Camera

Media card format and speed class type for KeyMission 170…

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For Images with Impact, Consider the Positive Role of Negative Space

Randy Ziegler discusses negative space in…

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One Shot: See a Puddle, Make a Picture...or Two

Randy Ziegler on the importance of patience while out shooting

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Exposure Choices for Moody Images

Moose Peterson explains how exposure can add to the mood of an image

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Photographing Dogs: Capturing Action

Tips for taking better photos of your dog in action.

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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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Take Control of Color using Picture Controls

Diana Robinson gets the color she wants with Picture Controls in-camera and…

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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

Exposing so the Snow’s White and Six Other Tips for Great Winter…

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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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10 Tips for Shooting Autumn Foliage

Nature photographer Rod Planck offers tips for shooting colorful fall foliage

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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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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My Go-To NIKKOR Lens

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

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Shooting a Rock Concert

Whether you're taking photos at a major rock concert or at your child's school performance, these…

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For Great Nature Photos, Look Close to Home

Carol Freeman on photographing nature in your "backyard"

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One Shot: Crop Factor

Carol Freeman field tests the new AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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Exposure Compensation When Using i-TTL Gets Easier with the D4/D4s

Exposure compensation and flash compensation can be…

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ISO Control

For digital photography, ISO refers to the sensitivity of the camera's sensor. The ISO setting is one of…

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Capturing or Freezing Motion in Photos

Learn how to freeze the motion in an action scene or capture a blur to show…

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Take Better Portraits

Tips for taking a good portrait photo

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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

Spend a day at the zoo with wildlife photographer Julie Larsen Maher

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A Nikon Ambassador's Photography in Cuba

Vincent Versace on photographing the culture and people of Cuba

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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power
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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

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Tips and Techniques For High Flying Photos

Tom Bol discusses taking photos from hot air balloons, planes and helicopters

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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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Live Image Control

Live Image Control lets you preview how certain settings will affect your final image

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Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

Deciding which technique to use with…

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Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

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Want Better Landscape Photos? First Check Your Definition of "Landscape"

Tony Sweet offers tips for better landscape…

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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Shooting the Full Moon with the COOLPIX P900

Using the Moon Scene Mode and 83x zoom of the COOLPIX P900

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Using the Highlight-Weighted Metering Mode

When to use the D810 and D750's highlight-weighted metering

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One Shot: Purple Haze

Turning an ordinary photo into something special in-camera

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How to Choose Your Next Nikon 1 Lens

Go beyond your Nikon 1 camera's kit lens

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Exposure Bracketing: The Creative Insurance Policy

Get creative with your photography by using this age-old technique.

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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Using Auto FP High-Speed Sync to Illuminate Fast Sports Action

Dave Black on using high-speed flash sync for sports…

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