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Nikon is a prominent manufacturer of cameras and lenses, including DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and CoolPix compact cameras.

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Vignetting on my Nikon D780 with AF-S 24-120mm f/4 G ED VR Lens

I've recently got a new camera, the Nikon D780 with kit lens (AF-S 24-120mm f/4 G ED VR), the lens works great except for the vignetting I often get with. I have tried using it with and without the ...
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Nikon D5300 mounting issues with 35mm

I just bought a (used) Nikon AF-S DX 35mm F1.8 G for my D5300 and I can't make it to work properly. My 18-55mm works fine and I've never had any issue attaching it to the camera, but when I got this ...
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Is 35mm 1.8 lens suitable for Product, interior photography?

I'm still a beginner, is 35mm lens is suitable for product photography, mostly e-commerce products and hotel room pictures.
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What lense do I need

I have a Nikon D3300 55mm. I’m trying to photograph bald eagles but my pictures aren’t clear. In a budget what lense would be good for birds/wildlife? I posted a picture I’ve taken in the past from a ...
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Problem with Windows 11' s "Photos" application [duplicate]

As I said I have a problem with the Photos application. My DSLR is Nikon D70. Every time I view my images imported from it they have like a purplish ambient color, it only happens in the Photos app. I ...
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Help with Vivitar Universal 500MM Preset Lens and a Nikon d5300

Hi I have a Vivitar Universal 500MM Preset Lens with a Nikon d5300 body. I bought the adaptor after reading that the lens will be compatible with my camera if i use manual mode. However, when i try it ...
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How to set a very fast shutter speed on DSLR video?

I am taking a 60fps 720p video, trying to get sharp frames of a motor rotating. Setting the shutter speed to 1/4000 and taking a picture (while the motor is rotating) results in the desired sharp ...
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Rokinon 135 mm lens behaving strangely with Nikon D5000

I recently brought a Rokinon 135 mm f/2 lens for my Nikon D5000 from Amazon. This lens is designed for Nikon cameras and the way it's supposed to work is when you mount it, you have to set the ...
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Why are the newly taken photos on my Nikon D5600 replacing older photos?

I bought a D5600 in 2017 and recently the newly taken photos keep replacing the older photos. This issue led to the loss of a third of the photos taken… I tried to find these lost photos in the memory ...
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Eliminating calendar view on Nikon D780

After each exposure the calendar view shows up on the screen. Playback display options does nothing to remedy this. I would like to see the image I just took without having to take an additional step ...
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Reverse-engineering Nikon B700 NRW + RAW12

Has anyone (besides Adobe) correctly reverse-engineered Nikon NRW RAW12 CFA data? My mission is to provide 'natural', unprocessed RAW12 mosaic (CFA) source to test an image processing system. The ISP ...
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Will a Nikon AF-S TC-17E II teleconverter work with a 70–300 AF lens on my D3400?

Will a Nikon AF-S TC-17E II Teleconverter adapter work on my D3400 with 70-300 AF lens?
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Why is my Nikon D5100's pop-up flash only lighting parts (top/bottom) of the frame?

I'm using a Nikon D5100 with a shutter count pf only around 7k. Now when I use it with the pop-up flash, only the thin top part or thin bottom part is flashed, the rest would be black or dark. I tried ...
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Does the Nikon Coolpix 900 need the exact CF card specified in the package?

I was given a Nikon Coolpix 900 (1998 model) but there was no CompactFlash memory card. Basically in so many words the original package came with a: EC-8CF 8MB CompactFlash card but now I am ...
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Cannot Select This File error on Nikon D500

I have a Nikon D500 with updated firmware to the latest version. I purchased a CFexpress card type B and formatted the card. I’m able to download my images to my Mac using a card reader. But when I ...
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When shooting raw stills, does the tone mode setting matter?

I'm going through some of the settings on a Nikon Z8, and one of the options when shooting raw is to switch the tone mode from SDR to HLG. In principle, I understand what these two modes do: HLG ...
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Nikon D500 is over exposing photos in burst mode

While using my D500 in burst mode, and upon review of the photos it appears that every other third photo or so is blown out (over exposed). Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Z5 NON Cpu lens atttached

I got this error message on my nikon Z5 Ether no lens is attached or the attached lens is non-CPU lens. to shoot with a non -CPU lens, change the shooting mode to P, S, A, or M I did all cleaning ...
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Is a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8f F-mount lens compatible with Nikon F55 or Nikon F80 film SLRs?

I have a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8N (AF/MF) lens that I use with my Nikon D5600 DSLR (aps-c). I'd like to buy a Nikon SLR film camera, an F55 or F80, and use it with this Yongnuo lens. What issues will I ...
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Photos disappeared from SD card

We took some great photos with our friends on the beach. We were using an older Nikon D3100. My girlfriend, who was the one who took most of them, noticed that a few of them were missing. She thought ...
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What Nikon lens is this? What kind of UV-pass beam splitter is this?

A detective challenge for this wonderful community of experts: I am working on a science museum exhibit about the different ways animals can see light. I am trying to reverse engineer the incredible ...
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Would a different body help me with noise reduction?

I've been spending time shooting people ballroom dancing under subdued lighting (without a flash or other lighting controlled by me). The kit I have been using for doing this is my Nikon D7500, ...
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Most suitable lens out of Nikon 18-105 / 18 - 140 / 18 300 Lens

I have Nikon 18-55 and 55-300 mm lenses, and I am looking for an alternate of these two. There are the lens of the following lenses for the replacement: Nikon 18-105Mm F/3.5-6.3G - Rs. 19540 (INR.) ...
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What lens for Nikon night landscape / sky photography? [duplicate]

I wanted to take night sky / aurora photos. I have currently been using Nikon D5300 with 18-105mm f3.5-5.6 lens. However I have noticed that it needs either a bit too long to take photos at night or ...
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Are there alternatives to the WP-G1000 silicone grease?

The Nikon AW1 (and other Nikon 1 series products which require this silicone grease) are all long discontinued. This extends to the silicone grease, a key product to maintaining the camera/underwater ...
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Nikon D800 Intervalometer Issue

I'm using my D800, and I've come across an issue, when I use the "Interval Shooting Mode", and use the following settings: 1/100th, f8, ISO 320, the camera disregards the interval of 5 ...
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Im thinking of buying a Nikon D610 do i need to get a specific lens for it to auto focus

Im thinking of buying a Nikon D610 do i need to get a specific lens for it to auto focus? I know Nikon do various lens mounts but not sure which I need to look for
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What is the reason for the rapid flashing of the green lamp on the Nikon COOLPIX S2900 camera when charging?

I have a Nikon COOLPIX S2900. Since yesterday when I try to charge it, the green light on the camera is blinking fast whereas before, it was blinking slowly when charging. This rapid flashing ...
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What could cause the Nikon D7500 display to look like a cartoon/colour blocking?

All of a sudden the display on my Nikon D7500 is showing photos in a "cartoonish" and colour blocking - the pictures are OK when I see them on my computer or my phone, but I can of course ...
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Can I shoot a multiple exposure with more than 2 exposures without manual intervention?

I’m considering the Nikon F75 for a film project requiring multiple exposures per frame. Does the Nikon F75 have a mode where the frame does not advance, for an arbitrary number of multiple exposures ...
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Configuring live view on external monitor for Nikon D7100 attached to microscope

The camera is attached to a professional dentistry microscope and feeds into an external monitor through HDMI. The live view on the monitor is really dark, and details undistinguishable. However, ...
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Why am I having problems focusing with extension tubes?

I am adding Kenko tubes to my Nikon 50mm 1.8 D lens. I need some advice. This is my first time using extension tubes. I can't focus. I'm just getting a blurred image. Any advice would be welcome.
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How to deal with sudden change of action and light?

In the forest yesterday, I was busy capturing birds in flight (BIF) when suddenly I saw two animals escaping underneath the trees. There was no time to change the settings and I just hit the shutter ...
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Not understanding the benefits of AF-ON button or option in the menu [duplicate]

I am simply not understanding the benefit of this feature. From a YouTube tutorial I learned about AF-ON button on few cameras. In my camera (Nikon D5600), it is located under: Autofocus Settings -&...
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Are AF improvements firmware specific or model specific? [duplicate]

I was checking reviews of Nikon Z6 II Autofocus capabilities. Few reviewers complained about AF not that great whereas few reviewers say that it is better after firmware update. Are auto-focus ...
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Nikon D5100 "Error Press Shutter Release Button Again"

Whenever I turn on live view the shutter curtains/blades gets stuck, and I use the method show in this YouTube video. Which kind of fixes the problem temporarily but not fully, everytime I turn on ...
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Can I use any flash for Nikon AWL (Advanced Wireless Lighting)?

I'm struggling with how you use CLS/AWL with mirrorless Nikons. I plan to buy a Z-mount body, but I need optical CLS/AWL compatibility which is a bit of a problem without a built-in flash to use as a ...
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How to achieve image and video stabilization when the camera does not have it?

My camera (Nikon D5600) does not have in-body image stabilization. Even the VR kit lenses seems to be of no use to tackle shakes. I can use Tripod wherever possible but want to know how other methods ...
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How do I choose between the Nikkor Z 26mm f/2.8 and Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) for street photography?

I recently purchased the Nikon Z7 II and got the 14 - 30mm ultra-wide. Now I am in the market for a street shooting lens (imagine seaside vacation etc.) and I am torn between the NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 ...
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Are kit lens from Pentax and Fujifilm also considered inferior?

You may consider it Gear Acquisition Syndrome but I have made my mind to go with: Pentax K-1 Mark II or III (in future), and Fujifilm X-H2S My first preference is Fuji X-H2S though, as of now, it is ...
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Subject-Tracking only available in LiveView

I found this after three years of purchasing this camera (Nikon D5600) that it does have subject-tracking capabilities like other higher-end cameras. I always used eye-piece to take photos from ...
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Camera auto-focus issues with Tamron 150-600mm

I rented a Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 G1 to test it before buying. I want it for bird and wildlife photography. My camera is Nikon D5600. While testing today on few birds sitting on a distant branch, I ...
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Lens auto-focus not working well

I am using Nikon D5600 with Kit Lens. I have mostly used Manual Single-Point focus and sometimes Continuous Full-Area focus. When using 70-300mm kit lens, I tried Auto-Focus on a bird at a single ...
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Remote control option is not saved

When I set Remote Control Mode in the SHOOTING MENU of my Nikon D7100 to "Quick-response mode" (for example), this option is reset to "OFF" after a few minutes... Is this by design ...
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Why were some of my 35mm film photos developed blurry?

I am using a Nikon Nikkorrmat FTN camera with 35mm film. Some of the images, once developed, came out fine and some were blurry. Is this down to the developer or my camera. If it is the camera how do ...
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Strange bands of shadow and light [duplicate]

I have a Nikon Z6. It's set to Auto. I have 2 6500K lights on my image, at 45° angles to either side. These two images show shadow at the bottom in one, and at the top in the other, same exposure, ...
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Why can't I control my Godox V860 II-N in TTL with my pop up flash (Nikon CLS system)?

I am using a Nikon D800 to trigger the Godox V860 II N with the pop up flash.  The flash is triggered and fires without problems, but using the same settings I get completely different exposures if I ...
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Shooting on NEF is making my photos turn out differently in bridge vs my camera [duplicate]

I usually shot on JPG until a friend told me to shoot on NEF the other day. Ever since all my photos have been screwing up in bridge or lightroom. They look normal and good on my camera screen, but ...
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Add shutter speed to the function keys on a Nikon Z7

How do I map the shutter speed settings to one of the function (fn1 or fn2) buttons to use with the command dial? The default settings only let you change the shutter speed via the touch screen, and I ...
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Why doesn't my D3100 take photos when the built in flash is popped up?

I have a Nikon D3100. It doesn't take pictures while the built in flash is popped up, but is working fine when the flash is down. What could be causing this?
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