74ArticlesRemaining

Clear All
Sort by:
4.4 Rating
High Dynamic Range Photography

Why and How to Shoot HDR Images

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.3 Rating
One Shot: See a Puddle, Make a Picture...or Two

Randy Ziegler on the importance of patience while out shooting

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

What is your KeyMission?

Marine Biologist Dr. Greg Skomal on the KeyMission 360

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.8 Rating
Ron Magill

Zoologist and wildlife photographer Ron Magill is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.8 Rating
Group Effort: Growing Your Skills in a Camera Club

Benefits of joining a camera club

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.5 Rating
HDSLR Video Tutorial: Getting Started with Your D-Movie Camera

Getting started with HDSLR video

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.7 Rating
Tamara Lackey

Lifestyle portrait photographer Tamara Lackey is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
Nikon Electronic Format (NEF)

Nikon's RAW file format contains all the image information captured by the camera's sensor.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.5 Rating
A Photographic Expedition — Easter Island and Patagonia, Chile

Travel to Patagonia and Easter Island for a photographic…

NEW
Read
Viewing
0.0 Rating

Be the first to rate

What is your KeyMission?

Alan Thornton on wildland firefighting and the KeyMission 360

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
Scene Recognition System and Advanced SRS

Nikon's SRS and Advanced SRS recognize the position, color, tones and…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
Vibration Reduction

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

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.2 Rating
Shooting a Rock Concert

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

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.8 Rating
Summit Series of Photography Workshops

Come to the Summit for the ultimate workshop experience in all areas of…

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
3.6 Rating
Setting White Balance

How do I set my camera’s white balance for different lighting situations?

Beginner

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.5 Rating
A Basic Look at the Basics of Exposure

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

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Imagine That

Nope, we didn't make a mistake. The photos you see here were not taken by several different photographers;…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Photographing Nebulae and other celestial objects with…

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.1 Rating
Picture Controls Step-by-Step

Utilize Picture Controls in-camera or during post-processing to change the look of your…

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.6 Rating
Using Picture Controls to Give your Video a “Look”

Picture Controls for video

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.3 Rating
Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.0 Rating
Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
Flash Points: The Control of Light

Color temperature, rear sync, slow sync: Three key elements in flash photography.

Advanced

NEW
Read
Viewing
4.4 Rating
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

NEW
Read
Viewing

Welcome to
Nikon Learn & Explore

We've made it easy to find all the videos, tutorials &
stories you care about, get tips and advice from pros,
learn new shooting techniques, discover classes and
workshops—in short, help you find new inspiration
every time you visit. (And we hope you visit often.)

Get the Learn & Explore iPhone App

Access all the photography techniques, advice and inspiration of Nikon's Learn & Explore anytime, anywhere with the free app for iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad®.
photo of two iPhones with the Nikon L&E app on the screens

Take Today's Poll

Make your opinion count and check back often to participate in new polls.

Attend Nikon School

Take your photographic knowledge to the next level; get a working understanding of your camera's features; learn how to create DSLR videos; discover how to edit your images using Capture NX2 software and more.

Butterflies photo taken by Joel Sartore, Nikon Ambassador and Nikon School logo

Subscribe to the
L&E e-Newsletter

And get great tips and techniques to try next time you go shooting!

L&E e-newsletter examples graphic

Learn photo & video terms!

Learn & Explore features an expansive glossary of over 800 photographic terms. Visit the L&E glossary to learn about specific Nikon camera features or more general photographic or video terms and definitions. Browse the glossary by letter, number or icon.
glossary graphic
Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 logo

Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017

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.