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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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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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Benefits of Using the AF-ON Button for Autofocus

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

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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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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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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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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

Using the technique of light painting allows you to add depth and dimension to your…

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

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Shooting with Remote Cameras

Andrew Hancock discusses the art of shooting sports with remote cameras

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Photographing the Night Sky

Astrophotography: tips for making great images of the stars, moon and night sky time-lapse

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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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Cat Photography: Capturing Cats in Pictures

With a little patience you too can make great pictures of your pet cat or…

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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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Techniques: Flower Power

Focus Stacking for Close-Up Depth and Detail

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

Getting started with HDSLR video

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Destination Asia: A Showcase for the Storytelling Power of Travel Images

Travel shooter Blaine Harrington offers tips for…

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D-Movie Mode

Nikon advances D-Movie functionality with groundbreaking technologies.

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Personal Project: The Art and Craft of Photographing Birds

Mike Corrado's personal project photographing birds

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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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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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Photographing People Using Wireless Lighting Techniques

Tom Bol's images inspire new ways of taking a portrait photo.

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Speaking For Themselves: The Veterans Portrait Project

The power of portraits

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For Great Nature Photos, Look Close to Home

Carol Freeman on photographing nature in your "backyard"

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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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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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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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How-To Take Great Photos at the Aquarium

Tips for photographing the fish and creatures that live under water

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Tips For Making Tempting Food Photos

Alison Lyons offers simple tips for taking great photos of food & drink

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

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

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Outside Shots: Go Long

Tony Sweet on revealing the invisible in images

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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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Wedding Days: The Fine Art of Brides, Grooms, Light and Location

Sam Sciarrino on photographing brides and grooms

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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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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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

Tony Sweet offers tips for better landscape…

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Tool Talk

Mike Corrado on the gear that shapes the light.

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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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Lighting Cars for Studio Shots

Blair Bunting on photographing cars in the studio

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Using Speedlights on Sunny Days

Ron Magill shares a tip for using flash in bright sun

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 8

Master your use of Black and White Control Points to bring out the details in the shadows and…

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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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Taking Pictures in Cold Weather

Weldon Lee has some tips to keep you taking pictures—even in the cold and snow.

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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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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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

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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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Using Teleconverters

Teleconverters let you extend your photographic reach

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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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Summer Lyn: Photographing Babies, Toddlers & Kids

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

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Hands On

Lindsay Silverman discusses autofocusing when using teleconverters

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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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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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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My Lens Choices for Weddings

Jerry Ghionis discusses his favorite lenses for wedding photography

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Robin Layton

Fine art/portrait photographer Robin Layton is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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Active D-Lighting

Active D-Lighting optimizes high contrast images to restore the shadow and highlight details that are…

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