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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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Unable to click pictures with nikon D3500

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1s_xLLeXyCNRJmyem2vkqLd-g9XnU3DZm?usp=sharing here is the link of pictures and videos to my problems. To describe it in words, my camera nikon d3500 is going ...
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Is there a way to keep the LCD on a D3500 active while using Snapbridge?

I have looked around and found out that as of now, the D3500 has limited use with the Snapbridge app. I understand that the App will not show me what my camera is seeing and is mostly just there to ...
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Recovering a video file that was never closed properly? [closed]

The situation has happened a few times now. My Camera a Nikon d5600 will occasionally give me a message about the battery not being being a Nikon battery and shut down the power. (It is an OEM Nikon ...
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Picture gets blurry when zooming in

My Nikon 3400's kit lens(18-55mm) works fine when I take pictures at 18mm. But when I extend lens beyond that, the picture gets blurry(no clarity). Though I can focus on extremely close distances ...
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Nikon F mount Adaptable Lenses/Mounts with infinity focus

I know that Nikon F mount is platform that not much lenses can be adapted to. Is there any type of lenses that can be adapted to Nikon F mount(modern DSLR or old film) without any lens modifications, ...
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A nikkor 18-140mm AF-S vs 18-55 AF-P, 70-300mm AF-P all with VR for a camera without a focus motor?

Hi I'm getting this deal where I can either get one Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140 mm F/3.5-5.6 G ED VR Or these 2 Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300 mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55 mm f/3.5-...
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Nikon p900 Bracketing and Timer

I have a Nikon p900. I want to use bracketed exposures along with either a timer or remote shutter. Activating anything off the timer menu, either a 2 second timer or selecting the shutter remote ...
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Damaged Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200 f2.8 ED

Today I dropped my D7500 with my 80-200 attached. From about 3ft up. Lens first. Onto a pointy rock. Fortunately (ha!) it had the lens cap on and a Hoya UV filter. The lens cap was jammed in and the ...
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View (in EVF) keeps moving after taking a shot with telephoto lens

I have a Nikon z6 and recently my Nikkor z 70-200mm f/2.8 vr s telephoto lens (my first ever telephoto lens) finally arrived. After using it, I observe that the view in EVF keeps moving right after I ...
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Unexplained time change in Nikon Coolpix

My sister and I were in Italy in 2013. She brought a Nikon Coolpix set to Denver time. I had an iPhone 4s that sets automatically to local time. I was going through her photos in numerical order for ...
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Where are these maze-like noise patterns coming from in this tit photo? [duplicate]

I was just editing some tit photos I made on our balcony, and I found really strange patterns of noise over the bird's feathers: The photo is from Nikon D5600, settings 85mm F4.0 1/1000 ISO 160 These ...
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Nikon D3 backbutton focus when shutter is half pressed

I use the AF-ON button on the back of my D3 for focusing exclusively and I half press the shutter for AE locking. I newer realized that the AF-ON button is deactivated when the shutter is half pressed ...
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35mm or 50mm for full body portraits for Nikon DX camera?

I have the Nikon D7500 which comes with the two kit lenses. I found that I did not get satisfactory bokeh when shooting full body images outside. My main aim is to be able to shoot full body portraits ...
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Extract maximum dynamic range from a Nikon D3400

I am trying to capture the clouds flowing in front of the moon at night on a video. I using a Nikon D3400 with a 70-300mm lens at 1080p-60fps. At ISO-100 I am able to see the textures of the moon (it'...
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Help I can’t attach lenses to my Nikon

I can’t seem to attach lenses to my Nikon d800 , not sure of the name of the part so calling it a lens attachment pin but it’s dropped inside the lens ring into the body and guessing this is why ...
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Nikon D3 Playback and Delete acting strange

Been using my D3 for years now. On Thursday night, I was shooting some product inventory for a local business and when I went to review a few of my first photos, noticed that I was scrolling through ...
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What's the difference between these two 1.4f 50mm prime lenses?

I was looking if I could get some used 50mm prime lens on the cheap. Googling around, I found two extremely different lenses, but I am not sure what the practical difference is. One is Nikon 50mm f/1....
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Can I adapt a Vivitar 34–70mm Macro lens to a Nikon body?

My camera is a Nikon D3400. I got a Vivitar 34-70 mm Macro lens. I tried to mount it on my camera and failed. Can I buy a adapter?
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How to quickly change white balance on Nikon D5600 in aperture priority mode?

On my old camera, Nikon D50, you would press WB and rotate the wheel. I now bought Nikon D5600 and am testing it out. I need to take picture of something where the auto WB does not cut it. Is there an ...
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How can I improve the contrast between the water and bushes in this photo?

I took this photo: I chose a bush as the background, mainly because water and a green background go together very well. I also had the aperture to around f4.5, so the depth of field is much smaller, ...
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how do i fix the “error press shutter release button again”

every time I try to open the LCD of my nikon d3100 to take videos it says "error press shutter release button again" I figured something is stuck but I don't know how to fix it
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External power supply port on Nikon D3500 Camera

Nikon D3500 Camra I am unable to locate a port for supply of external power to the camera. It was mentioned that this port is on the right edge of the battery compartment at bottom of the camera. I am ...
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Nikon DSLR - settings to compare colors

I want to compare two lenses in terms of how they render color and contrast. To do this I want to take the exact same picture with both lenses. What settings do I have to set such that the camera does ...
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Is it possible to take ASTRO photography with Nikon 5600

I am using Nikon D5600 with Kit lens 18-55mmF 3.5 to 5. Is it possible take astro photography with this gear. If possible suggest me the camera settings
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Godox TT350n/Nikon D610 - How to fire my Godox flash “only” as a rear curtain sync?

I want to use my Godox TT350n as a Rear-Curtain off-camera flash; and not fire my in-built flash at all. i.e. I want to take a 15" shot, and at the end of the shutter close, I want to fire my off-...
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Why does high brightness affect white balance correction?

I am starting to shoot with a Nikon D5200. Today, the light is bright and diffuse because of clouds. In M mode with f at 5.6, I set the white balance preset as per the manual, and often get an error &...
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Same manual camera settings under continuous light but some pictures are yellow and some are blue

I recently did a product photoshoot. After a few pictures, I noticed that some of the photos are warm coloured, some of them are cold. I have not touched the object, my camera was on a tripod, and I ...
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Can a Nikon D3500 shutter be released remotely without using the Snapbridge app?

I have Nikon D3500 DSLR. It does not have a wired remote port or an IR receiver port for traditional remote control. I can use the Snapbridge application but it is annoying as it gets disconnected ...
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I shook my camera and lens very hard… Can that cause damage?

I shook my camera and lens very hard. Will this cause damage to the camera or lens? I did this 4 to 5 times. Should I be worried?
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Even after formatting SD card it shows This memory card cannot be used error in the camera screen

My nikon d3400 shows This memory card cannot be used. Card may be damaged. Insert another card. The error shows after taking one or two photos. I formatted in the camera but still the error shows. I ...
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Does either the Nikon Z vs Cannon R UI offer quick switching for storage folders?

I'm considering a new Camera body and am looking at Nikon Z50/Z6 series and the Cannon R/RP. It seems like both the Cannon and Nikon UI support having multiple storage folders to select from, to make ...
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How can I fix this stuck pixel on an image taken using Nikon z6?

Settings of the image: ISO 320 f/8 15s at 70mm. Shot RAW Large. Nikon z6. The image below is zoomed in to show the stuck pixel. I noticed this blue dot and found out it is known as a stuck pixel. ...
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Trying to shoot video with my Nikon coolpix p510 while plugged in

I know the USB ac square and cable it comes with wont allow this to happen. I ordered a Nikon EH-62A AC Adapter, it looks to be more substantial, does anyone know if this will solve my problem?
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Can I record video through viewfinder of a Nikon D3500 DSLR?

I can take video using the lcd screen and I can take images when using the viewfinder. However I cannot record video via the viewfinder. Is there a way to shoot video using the viewfinder with a DSLR?
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Does the Interval Timer on the Z6 (or Z7) automatically disable after each sequence/series of shots?

I have the Canon RP and am disappointed to find that the Interval Timer disables itself after each sequence and must be re-enabled for every new sequence. So, every press of the shutter requires ...
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Can it damage eyes and camera when taking photo from Nikon Coolpix B500 during 90-95% solar eclipse?

I'm thinking to take a picture after 2 hours. I don't have any filters and eclipse glasses. All I have a point and shoot camera (Nikon B500 with around 40X zoom). So if I use full zoom, and don't ...
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Is it possible to change the processor in my camera?

I have a Nikon d300s and instead of buying a new camera, would changing the digital processor even be feasible? I haven't seen it done before and wonder why? It seems like a possibility given that the ...
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Are there two different versions of the Nikon 24-120mm f/4G lens?

I've recently been thinking about investing in the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR Lens for landscape photography. I've been looking around to see what a used one is going for, only to find that ...
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Nikkor 18-140 G DX VRm - what does the letters mean [duplicate]

Just bought a Nikkor 18-140 G DX VRm and am a bit confused regarding the naming. I understand that VR stands for Vibration Reduction, but what does the inclusion of "m" in VRm mean? Also, what does ...
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Do I need a flash for trekking/travelling with my D500?

I currently have a dilemma. I use a Nikon D500, which has no built in flash, and was wondering whether it is worth buying a lightweight one to bring with me trekking this coming summer. The reason I ...
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Nikon Z6 show rule of thirds grid

On my Z6 instead of a 3x3 grid, I get a 4x4 grid. Is it at all possible to make a change on the firmware to show a 3x3 grid instead? I've checked the settings and can't change the grid to a 3x3 ...
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Nikon F100 body - camera back latch repair solutions?

I have a Nikon F100 body that needs a back repair. For those not in the know, Nikon abandoned its use of solid metal latches (that were highly durable) in favour of a lighter plastic latch. Over ...
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Nikon D7100 fEE Error code with Nikon 300mm F4

Im experiencing a flashing fEE error code with my Nikon D7100 cam when attached to my Nikon 300 mm f4 lens. Ive watched the fix it videos ( manual ring to F32 and lock) on youtube and its not working....
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YN200 + SB700 nikon

I plan to buy YN 200 2.4 G Wireless 200 W TTL / M / Multi Flash Speedlite Flash Speedlite. but I aslo have nikond7100 + flash sb700 I want to use and sb700 together in one time shot. If I buy ...
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Forcing shot of night sky [duplicate]

I want shots of the night sky with my Nikon D5600. Even in bulb mode and on manuel, and on a tripod, I can’t get the shutter to open. I just get that annoying “subject is too dark” message! I set ...
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Aperture priority on Nikon DF doesn't work with pre-AI lens?

I just bought a 55/3.5 pre-AI. In order to use aperture priority mode, I did these: Raised the meter coupling lever On Non-CPU lens data: focal length: 55 maximum apperture: F/3.5 exposure meter ...
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Why is the subject too dark when using auto modes on Nikon D5600?

I have a problem with using automatic and semi-automatic modes. For example, I have "fairly optimal" light, in "A" mode I set the desired aperture value, let it be 2.8 and ISO 200, when I switch to ...
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Why is my Nikon D5500 unable to lock focus while using Live View but works fine when using the ViewFinder?

It just keeps trying to find focus. If I press the half-click focus button I hear the motor moving and the numbers on my lens go from smallest to infinity and stop. If I press the half-click focus ...
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How can I control the aperture of a Nikon G lens when using extension tubes? [duplicate]

Due to corona lockdown, I'd like to try macro photography. I have two lenses (18–55 and 35 f/1.8) and a Nikon D5300. As I currently do not have the money to buy a real macro lens, I found 3 cheaper ...
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What is the content of the ee file for nikon update on AGPS?

I have just found out about the ee update file for AGPS, from what I understood needed to have a faster GPS synchronization - only lasting for a week. I am actually wonder what type of information is ...

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