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Sandro

Commercial photographer and filmmaker Sandro is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Top Tip: If You Want to Shoot Video, Start by Thinking Video

Photographer Nick Didlick on transitioning from sill to…

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Macro Lenses

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

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The Stories that Can be Told Through Photography

Commercial photographer Arthur Meyerson likes his photos to say the most…

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New Tricks

Time to get moving with Lindsay Silverman

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Getting Creative with Photos and Video

Tell better stories using the myriad of fun and artistic features built into Nikon…

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Quick and Easy Photography Tips and Tricks

Nikon's Lindsay Silverman offers photo tips

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The Importance of a Work/Family Balance

Jerry Ghionis discusses the importance of balance to your life

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Video Tutorial Series: Getting Started with your Nikon D3300 DSLR

Series of six videos to help you set-up and shoot and…

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Bill Frakes

Photojournalist, documentary filmmaker and educator Bill Frakes is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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What to do When you Need Stills while Shooting HD Video

Shoot simultaneously or save a frame options with the D4 or D4s…

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Speaking For Themselves: The Veterans Portrait Project

The power of portraits

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Joel Sartore

Conservation photographer Joel Sartore is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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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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Nikon HD-SLR Video Tips

Video series of tips on shooting video with your HD-SLR camera

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What is XQD and Why Should I Use it?

Benefits of the XQD media card format explained

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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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Imagine That

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

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Bill Coleman: A Long Term Photo Project

Whether shooting the Amish of Pennsylvania or the landscapes of Maine or Italy,…

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Simple tips for children to learn to take better photos

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Stop Sign: Defining a Photojournalist's Role

Lynsey Addario on becoming part of the story

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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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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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Setting Up Your D4S or D4 DSLR for Networking with the WT-5

Video tutorial on setting up the D4S and WT-5A for wireless…

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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What is your KeyMission?

Jerry Ghionis on the KeyMission 360 camera

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Northern Exposure

Corey Rich documents a first ascent of the Arrigetch Peaks in Alaska's Brooks Range

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Going Solo: A Two-Wheel Photo Journey Across Asia

Photojournalist Eleanor Moseman documents vanishing cultures

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The Inspired Image

Communication is key for Dixie Dixon in creating stunning images

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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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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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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12 Tips for Better Vacation Photos

A dozen easy tips for taking better vacation pictures

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Preservation and Protection of Wildlife Through Photography

Photographer Moose Peterson's respect for wildlife and the…

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Using Picture Controls to Give your Video a “Look”

Picture Controls for video

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Sandro

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BIO:

Sandro has been photographing people for over thirty years. He became interested in photography at the age of sixteen upon seeing the work of Irving Penn and has since devoted his life to creating expressive images.

With numerous award-winning campaigns to his credit, Sandro is one of today’s foremost photographers. He has photographed numerous national advertising campaigns for a long list of clients including: Allstate Insurance, American Express, Anheuser-Busch, BMW, Dove, Gatorade, Coca-Cola, Honda, Pepsi, Milk, Nikon, Microsoft, Miller/Coors, Motorola, Nike, Adidas, Pony, UPS, Champion, and the US Army.

In 2001 Sandro was invited by the Cuban government to photograph that country’s greatest national treasure—its athletes. This project was the first US/Cuban collaboration since the trade embargo was imposed in 1960.

Sandro's editorial work has been featured in The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Russian Esquire, Time, Forbes, Details, Stern, Wired, Newsweek, Vibe, Communication Arts, Graphis, New York Magazine, Eyemazing, and ESPN Magazine, and has been exhibited worldwide.

Sandro has worked on many award-winning projects with Nikon including a portrait session with actor John Malkovich in Croatia, a series of motorcycle racing shots in Brainerd, Minnesota, a still and video shoot of the roller derby team “The Windy City Rollers”, a video of the world-renowned high-wire artist Philippe Petit, and most recently, a short cinematic video entitled “Joy Ride”, featuring a motorcyclist racing through the early morning streets of Chicago on a mysterious mission.

Throughout Sandro's career, each year he has contributed his talents to both community based and national charitable organizations by creating powerful imagery and compelling campaigns soliciting contributions for such organizations as the American Heart Association, Food Depository of Chicago, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Milwaukee, Evans Life Foundation, Arts for Life, Dance for Life, AIDS Chicago, AIDS New Jersey, and The Good City.

At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in July 2011, Sandro was acknowledged with a Saatchi & Saatchi Best New Director Award for his short video “Butterflies” featuring John Malkovich. For the past five years, in juried competition within the industry, Sandro has been voted one of the top 200 advertising photographers in the world.

After viewing the iconic photography of Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, a teenage Sandro decided to become a photographer. 'That day my life changed. I knew exactly what I was going to do.'

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