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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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Why are my sunsets not turning out well?

I am interested to know why are some of my pictures turning out this way. For example if you take a look at this sunset, clarity and generaly image quality is fine around the sun and clouds, but hills ...
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Setting a SB-700 as off-camera flash for D850

I have currently a Nikon D850 along with a SB-700 flash, whose main purpose is to shoot cosplays in events. I'm happy that using it on the hotshoe would get better photos than without it, but still I'...
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Coolpix P900 in 2020 [closed]

Is it worthy to buy Coolpix P900 in 2020 for $495? If it is not, what are the best options under $500 for nature and wildlife photography?
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Nikon D-750 autofocus not working

The autofocus doesn't work on my 2 year old Nikon D-750. Doesn't work with any of my lenses. The AF is set on both the camera body and lens.
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What is my upgrade path from a D3400 for better low light performance, that will also increase my keeper rate?

I'm basically a Rockwell-esque 'Dad With a Camera' and take lots of pics of my family, with aspirations to get into formal portraiture. I've already took my first steps into corporate headshots, and ...
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How big is an AF-Point in a Nikon camera?

I have a Nikon D7500 and am looking for information regarding the size, in pixels, of each individual AF-Point in the 51-point AF system. When stored in NEF files, Nikon references their AF-points in ...
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How do I install the firmware update to a Nikon camera?

I downloaded a firmware update file from Nikon for D150. It was a compressed file that when I right click I have no option to open the file. I had already reformatted the card in the camera, but that ...
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Can I list files on a P1000 using Windows File Explorer and a cable connection?

With Windows 10 and a USB cable connection, I view, select, and copy files to my PC using File Explorer. Is there a way to do this under program control using .Net?
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Nikon D3100 converted to Infrared only takes red pictures

Mr father bought a Nikon D3100 that had been converted to take Infrared pictures, however the pictures just look like they have been taken with a normal camera and had the blues and greens filtered ...
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How can I get a Nikon ICM profile in Ubuntu?

I would like to edit photos from my Nikon D7000 in Rawtherapee on Ubuntu. The problem is, that when I open a .NEF file, the image looks far from how the jpeg looks, or how the same raw file would look ...
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Nikon D7500 not taking RAW

I have my Nikon D7500 set to capture RAW only but it's only capturing JPEGs. I've checked the setting and they seem OK. This happened once previously and I assumed it was my mistake. Can anyone ...
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Why is my camera overexposing every time I use flash?

No matter what setting I have my camera on, any time I use the flash the exposure goes super high. I try changing my ISO and aperture, too, but it doesn't help. I have a Nikon D3400, could this be a ...
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Is my Nikon 18-200mm 1:3.5-5.6G lens with broken front glass beyond repair? [duplicate]

My lens broke somehow. I didn't drop it as far as I remember, but the cause of the drop isn't really the point... a part of my lens broke, and my lens cap is stuck to it. Is my lens a goner? Can I buy ...
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Newborn photography - Lens for crop Nikon D7200

I want to start photograph newborns. But know I am pretty comfused which lens would be good on my Nikon D7200 crop camera.? Everywhere i look for information all suggestions are for full frame camera. ...
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Can not focus Nikon 500mm F/5 lens with adapter on Sony A7Riii

I have a vintage circa 1970 Nikon Nikkor 500mm F/5 Reflex lens that will not focus at infinity with any of the Nik-NEX adapters I have to connect this lens to my Sony A7RIII. The lens works great on a ...
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Slow Shutter Speed on Aperture Mode

I'm a new photographer. I have a Nikon D90 taken from my votech that I had been trying out and messing with all night last night. Then today when I go to take some photos, I decide to do a reset using ...
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Upgrading my Nikon D60 camera … should I look at a used D300(s)? [closed]

my Nikon D60 is a great little camera, but then again, it is limited in the range of lenses that can be mounted on it, flash sync speed, shooting options, degrading picture quality at higher ISOs etc. ...
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Why can't I update the firmware on my Nikon Coolpix?

I'm trying to update the firmware on a Nikon Coolpix B500. I'm using a new memory card. I have tried formatting the card in the camera first. Then I put the downloaded folder on the card. I've ...
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Second lens after Nikon 16-80 mm: Nikon 50 mm f/1.8g or other? [closed]

I know that comparing lenses is a subjective and often futile effort, but I hope that if I convey my priorities and current understanding (as a relative beginner), I can still gain a lot of insight ...
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Settings to improve dull images

I am using Nikon D5600 with 18-55 mm kit lens. When I take photos of open fields or other landscapes, the color combination comes out dull. I compared it with Canon 1500D photos. Photos from Canon are ...
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How to get sharper photos with a kit lens when in low light conditions?

I took my new Nikon D7500 out yesterday and its my first DSLR. I would like to get some thoughts on shooting sharp photos in low light conditions with it. I was shooting after sunset but before ...
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Will Nikkor 35-135mm, f 3,5-4,5, AIS, manual focus work with Nikon D90?

Will Nikkor 35-135mm, f 3,5-4,5, AIS, manual focus work with Nikon D90 camera?
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Using a Sony E mount lens on a Nikon body? [duplicate]

I was just wondering if it's possible to use a Sony E mount lens on the Nikon D3200 by using an adaptor? I recently got given a Sony lens for free so I dont want to get rid of it.
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What causes these (constant) black stray lines on my photos? [duplicate]

There are black lines on my Nikon D3100 and I'm wondering if it is a problem with the lens or with the body itself.
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Why is my dSLR's pop-up flash not firing?

I have a Nikon D3200 and the flash is not working. It used to work, but it just stopped suddenly. I've tried everything (resetting setup options and shooting menu etc. etc.) But still it's not ...
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Will a Nikon D810 give me more fine detail than a D610 for macro enlarged shots?

I do a lot of photography that focuses on tiny details usually with marine animals such as coral. I am in need of a camera that produces a photo, that even when enlarged from a macro point, it retains ...
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Which Nikon DSLR and third-party lenses should I buy? [closed]

I was torn between the D5600, T6i, T7i, and D7500 bodies, but when I held the T7i and the D5600 the Nikon had a hugely better handfeel. There was no D7500 to hold and while it is faster I am leaning ...
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What settings do I use for 400 speed film on a Nikon f [duplicate]

I recently started using the Nikon f and I’m unsure about what settings are supposed to be used with 400 speed film!
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How to fix radial blur/gradient on photos taken with microscope?

So I recently bought a DSLR to microscope reduction so that I could attach my Nikon D3200 to it. However when I take the pictures with my Nikon camera there seems to be a radial blur on the photos, ...
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Where can I get repair-part signal pins for a Nikon Nikkor AF-P lens?

When attempting to replace a bayonet mount on my AF-P 70-300mm Nikkor lens, I inadvertently lost one of the 8 signal pins (CPU contact).Is there any source where I can just get a signal pin (or a set ...
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Aperture and the understanding of how it works [duplicate]

So over black friday I bought this bundle, which is the Nikon D3500 two kit lenses. I was wondering, I keep hearing people talk about aperture and using F11-F16 but on those lenses that I have, all I ...
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Autofocus not working

I have Nikon D5300 and Nikon 18-55mm AF-P DX VR 3.5-5.6G lens. I am no expert in photography just uses my DSLR to click normal pictures. I always had autofocus on half shutter press and suddenly it is ...
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Is it safe to push a lens to retract it?

I have noticed. Instead of twisting the zoom ring on my 18-135 DX F3.5/ F5.6 G ED. I can instead push it to the camera to retract the lens using the lens hood as a "handle" How safe is this "...
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Why was JFET-LBCAST such a short lived sensor technology?

I have been reading Wikipedia for a while and I realized Nikon developed this technology for a long time for their top of the line DSLR's and then abandoned it in the favor of the CMOS sensors. But ...
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Vignetting after using circular polarizer and cokin system

I have Nikon D750 camera with a lens having a focal length from 24-70mm and lens diameter 72mm. I have bought a circular polarizer and Cokin P system filters with a wide-angle filter holder. But there ...
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Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM ($329) or Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR Lens ($277)? [closed]

I have a Nikon D7200 and I am planning to buy a wide angle zoom and I have narrowed down my choices to the below two. Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM ($329) Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR ...
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What triggers are need it to fire a YN568ex III for nikon?

What triggers are need it to fire a YN568ex III for nikon? Hello World. I have bveen looking for information about "What triggers are need it to fire a YN568ex III for nikon D750" I have a problem ...
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What is the difference between, for example, a Nikon 50mm DX lens and a Nikon 50 mm FX lens? [duplicate]

What is the difference between, for example, a Nikon 50mm DX lens and a Nikon 50 mm FX lens? Both have the same focal length of 50 mm, but why does Nikon produce a DX lens and an FX lens? What is the ...
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Why can't I get high-speed sync with my Nikon D750 and Yongnuo YN560 IV? [duplicate]

I have looking at reasons for why my Yongnuo YN560IV would not fire at Highspeed sync on my Nikon D750. I tried some setups, but whenever I go further up than 1/250s shutter speed, the flash won't do ...
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How can I keep Nikon D3500 always on without battery? [duplicate]

I record with Nikon D3500 always on my PC Desktop and I want it to be ON for 7-8 hours. But the battery life is too short. How can I connect to a power or something to keep ON all the time ?
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What do the saved focus points mean on a D7000?

I've enabled the playback option to display focus points when viewing photos on my D7000. When shooting in AF-A with focus point Auto, it often displays multiple active focus points for each image. ...
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What Nikon DSLR has this colorful user interface on the rear LCD?

I have been looking articles for exposure meter tutorial and this picture caught my eye: It's truly unusual to see a camera with such colorful rear panel. What is that camera? How many cameras ...
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What aperture is selected when I use a Nikon N2000 with a G lens?

I started using a Nikon N2000 and I inserted a Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8G (https://www.adorama.com/images/Large/nk5018gu.jpg) Since there is not any setting of the aperture (which may be from f1.8 to f.16), ...
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Nikon D3500 vs Canon EOS T7 [closed]

I'm going to buy my first DSLR camera mainly for astrophotography and some panoramic photography. I will probably buy the Nikon D3500 but I don't understand why the Canon T7 is more expensive than the ...
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Tokina AT-X-Pro 28-70mm F2.6-2.8 getting the lens to f2.6 on Nikon D700

I have a Tokina AT-X-Pro 28-70mm F2.6-2.8 lens and I can't seem to get the lens down to f2.6 (f2.8 seems to be the maximum), either on program or manual on my Nikon D700. Is there a trick to get to ...
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Why doesn't the aperture change on a Nikon AF 50mm ƒ/1.8D lens? [duplicate]

I am facing problem with a Nikon AF 50mm ƒ/1.8 lens which is attached to a Nikon D7100. Although I can change the aperture from the camera (in M mode) it seems that it is not changing in photos. What ...
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How to batch convert old NEF photos to JPEG/HEIF with in-camera processing look?

I have ~9k NEF photos from a Nikon D5000 that are currently taking up ~100GB. It's been 8+ years without me touching them, so I don't see a reason to assume I will ever process and edit them. I'd ...
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What's that little thing on a Nikon lens mount?

So I have a D3100 and I always wondered what that little thing is (see photos) There is a little plastic thingy sticking out on a lens mount, it is spring-loaded like a button so I can press it, but ...
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Nikon D90 Shutter Speed is very slow when taking pics in Manual mode [closed]

My Nikon D90 is very slow when taking a picture in manual mode (S, A, M ) , all 3 of them. I make sure that my pointer is in the moddle for right exposure. When i use AUTO mode it works fine. I tried ...
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Comparison between Nikon F - 301, F 55, F 50, and Canon A-1, t-80 [closed]

Can you give me a comparison (of performances, quality, and if you know of photos taken by you or people you know etc) between these cameras? Here some specifications: - F-301 - F 50 - F 55 - Canon ...

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