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Nikon D3300 Focus light indicator

I have a Nikon D3300, 18-55mm lens for 3 for three weeks now, and i noticed something with the focus points when looking at the viewfinder. D3300 focus pointslooks similar to this: When I select ...
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How to view a photo with 2.37:1 aspect ratio on my Nikon D7000? [duplicate]

The story is this. I use the D7000 to shoot some short movies. I crop the original 1920x1080 to 1920x810 to obtain the cinematic look. However, I need to have some guides on my live view so I can ...
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Nikon D3100 & Speedlite question

I have a Nikon D3100, & a YN560II Speedlite. Sometimes when I want to use my speedlite, the auto flash will pop up when I take a photo. I know I've not done something right in my setting, can ...
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Next Lens for beginner [on hold]

Im a beginner in photography. i have a Nikon D3300 with a 18 55 lens. What is the next lens should i buy as my next step to get beautiful pictures ?
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Why can't I change my Nikon D3200 aperture in Live View? [duplicate]

I removed the lens to show to the shutter release. While putting the lens back on I didn't place it correctly on the first attempt. Also, when I removed the lens, the camera was on and possibly in ...
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3200 green light always on [duplicate]

My new Nikon D3200 has stopped working. The memory access green light on the back is staying on even when camera switched off and also the back screen is not turning on at all even when I press LV. I ...
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How do I preview the look of my frame before taking the shot, on the LCD of my D5100 after altering the settings?

I just bought a Nikon d5100 and everything seems to be working pretty fine. Except for the fact that I am unable to preview the shot I'm willing to take. When I turn my LCD it shows me what the camera ...
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Nikon D750 + Nikkor 18-35mm - How to enable full autofocus?

I recently got this powerful duet (before I had Pentax K-r), sadly I can call myself a total beginner even I used dslr previously... as I used it with auto mode. However I am learning slowly now, but ...
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What are appropriate lenses for concert photography?

I have just purchased a full frame Nikon D800 and wonder which are the most appropriate Nikon lenses for shooting in concerts. The concerts are always indoors, at night, with the artist's light ...
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Nikon D5100 faults

Let's make one thing clear - I know this is not the first time such a problem has been discussed, but I think I've got myself cornered here as none of advises suits my situation. So, I have a few ...
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what is the best focusing mode for prime lens [on hold]

what is the best focusing mode for 50mm prime lens. Manual mode or Auto mode to get crisp results ?
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Why are photos on my Nikon D3200 brighter on the LCD screen than on my computer?

When I snap a picture on my camera, in RAW+JPEG FINE mode, the camera shows me a bright photo, but when I watch it on my computer it becomes darker (less bright than on camera). It's not a software ...
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Nikon D3300 with AF 50mm lens [on hold]

I'm going to buy an AF 50mm lens for my Nikon D3300 because I do not have money to buy an AF-S lens. I plan to use it with manual focus. Will it be worth it and give good results ?
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Nikon D810 reset my file numbers

Recently, I downloaded images from the SD card on my Nikon D810 that had numbers from DSC7042 to DSC7107 because I needed some images right away. I then put the card back into the camera (NO re-...
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What filter size and lens hoods do I need for my Nikon 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses?

What size UV filter, lens hood, and lens cap do I need for my Nikon AF-S DX 18-55mm VR II and AF-S DX 55-200mm VR II lenses?
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What to do when a Nikon J1's settings and indicators work but the screen is otherwise black and won't take pictures?

I recently received a Nikon J1 from a family member who wasn't using it. It took pictures no problem but then I misplaced the battery about 4 months ago. I just ordered a replacement battery off of ...
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Why is my NIKON AF-S 18-105 VR on my NIKON D5500 not autofocusing?

When I acquired my camera, my 35 mm AF-s lens clearly worked as did my 18-55 lens. I am not sure a recently acquired 18-105 AF-s lens works. How can I check? Simple replies please as I am clueless. I ...
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How are Nikon model numbers classified?

How does Nikon series numbers work? For example for Canon is pretty simple: 1000 series is "cheap" 100 series (600D, 650D) is "enthusiast" 10 (50D, 60D) series is semi-pro 5 and 1 series are pro ...
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Can you capture the Nikon D3000 in Continuous Mode into a PC?

The entry level DSLR from Nikon, D3000, supports a max framerate of 3 FPS in "Continuous mode". Can you tether the cam to click photos directly into a PC at such a high speed? (Continuous mode?)
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Nikon lens with an adapter vs Canon lens on a Canon body - image quality difference?

I recently bought a Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 lens for Canon off Amazon (india) during a sale, but I received a Nikon version of the same lens. Now Amazon India has a policy of only replacing items fulfilled ...
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Why can't I open NEF files I downloaded to a thumb drive?

I am having a problem opening raw images from my Nikon D610 on my computer. Some background: I was traveling and was only able to use my wife's laptop (Windows) to download image files (.nef format) ...
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Does the Nikon Coolpix S7000 support an IR remote?

On neocamera.com, it says that the Nikon Coolpix S7000 supports infrared remote control. Will this work with the official Nikon's IR remote control? Or, is it just a false information? I can't seem to ...
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Is the Sigma 18-200 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro compatible with full-frame Nikon DSLRs? [duplicate]

Is the Sigma 18-200 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro lens compatible with the full frame D610?
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How to replace the lens on a Nikon Coolpix P7000 with a new lens assembly?

I have a Nikon Coolpix P7000 with the dreaded lens cover problem. (i.e. the cover did not fully open causing shadows in the corners of the pictures.) I have purchased a new lens assembly and stared to ...
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Long Exposure shot - subject too bright

While I was on holiday, I tried to make use of my tripod to take a long exposure shot of Lago di Ledro. I put my Nikon d3300 on shutter priority with ISO of 100/200 and ss of a few seconds, however ...
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What is a good lower-cost alternative for the Nikon 85mm f/1.4 lens?

I have a Nikon D7000. The 85mm f/1.4 AF-D looks pretty awesome, but I don't have the money for it. What's a good alternative that won't break my bank? I'm open to other brands. I have the 85mm f/3....
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Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 vs. f/1.8 lenses [duplicate]

I'm in a real quandary about the extreme cost difference between the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 vs. f/1.8 prime lens. I've read a lot of answer, but would like to see a side by side comparison of images from ...
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Why would my Tamron lens auto focus stop working?

I purchased a Tamron 70-300 mm lens for my Nikon d5300 a few days back. Its autofocus worked perfectly. But now it doesn't work at all. I am a beginner and I don't know much about it. Why would it ...
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Is there a way to see a D7200's serial number on screen to quickly check authenticity?

We can see the serial number of some cameras on the LCD display while it's on. That is a hard thing to fake. Does the Nikon D7200 (or any model similar to this one) have this same capability of ...
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How can I fix the dark corners on the rear LCD of my Nikon D7000?

I have a Nikon D7000. The rear LCD is showing some dark shadows. All four corners have this dark shadow but the shadows on upper and lower corners on the right side of the LCD is bigger. At first I ...
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“File contains no image data” message appears when inserting SD card in Nikon Coolpix camera. Help !

My parents' work camera is a Nikon 30x Wide Coolpix. I was importing pictures from different SD cards to the computer last night and I imported some work photos. I later was told to put them back in ...
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What does the hot shoe do when I press the trigger?

I want to know what happens when I press the trigger. What signals are sent to the mount? I'm asking because I want my camera to trigger a flash that I'm building myself.
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Why does my Nikon camera stop short of the selected number shots when interval shooting?

I have a Nikon D5300 and experimented shooting star trails but encountered a problem that I believe may be related to the Interval Timer setup. In order to take 99 30-second exposures I set the ...
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Camera monitor is black and doesn't display picture

I have a Nikon Coolpix P530. I cannot get subject images to view on the monitor. the only thing displaying on the monitor is on the top: a camera icon, a flash icon, a movie film with 1080p30NORM 16m ...
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Why am I unable to see my photos on my laptop?

I recently got a Nikon D3100 and, after trying it out, I went to upload the photos to my laptop. In doing so it asked me to download Nikon's version of Windows Photo Gallery, but now I am not able to ...
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How do I fix a stuck zoom ring on Nikon 18-55mm AF-S?

I have a Nikon D3100. The zoom ring on the lens that came with the camera is stuck. The lens is a AF-S NIKKOR DX, 18-55mm. Is is broken, or just stuck and is there anything I can do "unstick" it. ...
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D5100 blocked in “Lock mirror up for cleaning” state

I used the "Lock mirror up for cleaning" feature of my Nikon D5100. It worked several times, but the last time I did it, turning off the camera didn't work: it's supposed to unlock the mirror and go ...
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How to test/drain camera battery?

I have a Nikon D5200 and I want to test the difference in capacity from my Nikon battery to an aftermarket one. What's the best way to drain the batteries to test them?
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Nikon 16-85 VR focus noise problem?

My 16-85 VR is doing some weird noise during focus, manual or auto. It's like an hiss. I asked in a local shop and they said it can be some microdust inside the lens. But I'm a little worried it can ...
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Why does the live view switch off for a long time and my photo is of low quality when I take a picture in low light?

I have Nikon D3200. I am trying to take picture in A mode. I have set Aperture f/3 and ISO to 200. I am taking a picture in very low light. The problem I am facing is that when I press the shutter ...
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How can I fix a Nikon D7000 where the mode dial selects the wrong thing?

On my Nikon D7000, the Exposure Mode Dial suddenly changed its alignment. When I select P, the camera chooses A. The setting indicated on the selector dial does not match the setting as shown in the ...
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Which should I go for: Nikon D3300 or Nikon D5200? [duplicate]

Which ones of these two would you advise me to go for? I want good image quality but I have never had a dslr before.
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How do I set a remote flash's power using Nikon CLS system?

I am using Nikon's CLS system to use the camera built-in flash as commander and the SB-910 flash as remote flash so I have set the SB-910 in remote mode and it does fire but I can't find a way to set ...
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Can I fix my Nikon FE's issue of auto firing after advancing (bottom curtain doesn't come up)?

Video description of the problem: https://youtu.be/DdRkNx93_rc Without pressing the shutter release button, the camera auto fires. The bottom curtain doesn't come up at all. Mirror is locked up too. ...
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Nikkor 70-200 f2.8 VRII - Aperture not working?

My question is pretty straightforward: this lens' aperture stopped working for some reason. What could it be the cause? Me and a friend of mine tried it in studio, attached to a D750, and when we ...
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How to take a tunnel photo with a model inside the tunnel?

I recently bought Nikon D7200. A good camera. But I feel a great challenge while taking a photo of a model standing in the middle of the tunnel. The tunnel is short and outside the tunnel is a ...
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My photos are way too dark, must use 6000+ ISO inside

I have a problem. I recently got a new lens (18-105mm) and my pictures just gets dark. I am shooting in manual mode, I changed to automatic mode without flash and it got lighter. There must be a ...
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How can I set three flashes at different output levels with a camera with only two flash groups?

I would like to fire three off-camera flashes (SB-800, SB-600, SB-600) in manual mode with the on-camera flash in commander mode (--) on a Nikon D600. It's a portrait with two lights in front at ...
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Nikon d3100 firmware update

I have a Nikon D3100 camera. Recently it refuses to acknowledge any battery I use, even Nikon batteries. I tried to update firmware, but it refuses to update. It says no update available. I did step ...
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I have a D7000 Nikon camera that is continuously focusing and also showing a level indicator: how do I change this?

My camera is currently set to a weird setting, it shows lines on the screen that turn red yellow or green depending on the angle that I am holding the camera and is constantly adjusting focus ...