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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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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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3D Focus Tracking

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

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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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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