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Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Photographing Nebulae and other celestial objects with…

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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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12 Tips for Better Vacation Photos

A dozen easy tips for taking better vacation pictures

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The Anatomy of a Powerful Image

Jerry Ghionis on creating powerful wedding imagery

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Jody Dole Photographs Objects that Catch His Eye

See how commercial shooter Jody Dole uses anything and everything to…

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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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Tips for Photographing Mountains

Making the most of mountains in landscape photographs

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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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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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The Power and Beauty of Bears and Other Animals

When the animal in the viewfinder is a bear, this photographer knows…

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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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Setting up the COOLPIX S800c

The COOLPIX S800c offers wireless connectivity, learn how to set it up easily

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