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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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New Tricks

Time to get moving with Lindsay Silverman

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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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Getting Creative with Photos and Video

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

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Follow lighting expert Joe McNally's instructions for easy flash photography…

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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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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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Strategy Sessions

Doug Gordon on wedding photography

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Photographing it All

With experience as a newspaper photographer and close to 20 years with Sports Illustrated, George…

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You’re the Guest: How to Capture Unique Photos at a Wedding

Abby Liga discusses getting great photos when you're a…

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Different Types of Microphones: Audio Recording Tutorial

Using accessory microphones when shooting video

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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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Shooting Wirelessly with Nikon Digital Cameras and Wi-Fi Adapters

Enjoy wireless transfer of images with Wi-Fi compatible…

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Using Variable Neutral Density Filters to Adjust Exposure in DSLR Video

Adjusting exposure with Variable ND filters

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Do a Test Run for Important Portrait Shoots

Dave Black discusses setting up shoots in advance

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Using Fast Shutter Speeds for Action Photos

Lucas Gilman on action photography settings

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Zooming into a Scene with your Feet

Moose Peterson on using specific lenss for their angles of view

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Making a Difference with Photography

Bill Frakes on making a difference with your 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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What is XQD and Why Should I Use it?

Benefits of the XQD media card format explained

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Elements of Photography

Ideal class for those who want to take great D-SLR photos

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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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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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James Balog

Conservation photographer James Balog is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Andrew Hancock

Sports photographer Andrew Hancock is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Basic Underwater Photography Tips

5 tips to taking better photos under the sea

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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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