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Vibration Reduction

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

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One Shot: Catch the Wind

Deborah Sandidge on easy D500 multiple exposures

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Understanding ISO Sensitivity

Photography is built on the three pillars of exposure: shutter speed, aperture and…

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The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

Simple tips for photographers shooting HD video with Nikon D-SLRs.

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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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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

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How to Photograph Lightning

Storm chaser Jim Reed offers valuable tips for making photos of lighning while staying safe.

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Nikon Capture NX-D Software

Overview of Nikon's software for image processing and editing

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Outside Shots: Go Long

Tony Sweet on revealing the invisible in images

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Getting the "Cool" Look

My daughter, Kiara, wanted some pictures of herself with her new guitar. She was looking for some…

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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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Take It to the Limit: Pushing the D500 Envelope

D500 in action with Nikon's own Lindsay Silverman and Mark Soares

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Getting Started: How to Change a D-SLR Lens

Learn the steps to changing your camera's lens.

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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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 Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot lunar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 3

Find out how to remove specks of dust on an image, with naturally looking results.

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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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Tips and Techniques For High Flying Photos

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

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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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One Shot: Spin Doctor

Mark Alberhasky on why images may work in multiple ways

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Nikon F-Mount

The Nikon F-mount makes a host of lenses available to photographers.

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Taking Close-up Photos

How do I take close-up photos of flowers and small objects?

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Macro Lenses

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

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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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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10 Tips for Shooting Autumn Foliage

Nature photographer Rod Planck offers tips for shooting colorful fall foliage

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The Importance of Composition When Shooting Nature

Pat O'Hara had to go far from home to really appreciate the…

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Popular Nikon Lenses for Shooting Video

Primer on popular NIKKOR lenses for HD video shooting

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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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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

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

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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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Photographing the US National Parks

Chris Nicholson on photographing in the US National Parks

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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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A Pro's Tips for the Best Children's Photos

Tamara Lackey on taking great pictures of kids

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Critical Focus: Getting the Most From Your D800

Michael Clark on getting the most out of your D800 HD-SLR

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At the Moment

Greg Gibson trades photojournalism for documentary wedding photography

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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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Mothers' Days: Good Timing and Great Locations Result in Memorable Maternity Photographs

Beth Wade discusses tips for…

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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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Destination Latin America:

Blaine Harrington on photographing Latin America

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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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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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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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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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Taking Great Photographs at Airshows

Learn the "tricks of the trade" from Moose Peterson.

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

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

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