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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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Live view on my Nikon D7000 is too dark

So I own a Nikon D7000 and when I use live view (to manual focus for example), its kind of hard to see through live view during the day, and especially on the sun because LCD is not bright enough. ...
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Are Nikon teleconverters compatible with the Quantaray 70-300mm telephoto lens

I have a Quantaray 70-300mm lens on a Nikon D80 body. Would the Nikon AF-S teleconverters be compatible with this combination?
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d5000 autofocus malfunctioning?

I think my d5000 (or lens?) AF is malfunctioning, but I'm not sure. I'm using the stock lens (Nikon DX, AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm) It takes seconds (like 7 seconds) for it to find focus and seems to keep ...
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Unable to remove lens from my D750

My Nikon 200-500 has become stuck on my Nikon D750. The lens rotates slightly on the pins but won't rotate all the way to release. I'm guessing there's an issue with the locking pins on the D750. ...
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Assistance with shutter release button on D300

I have previously owned an n90 and still own a D100. I have just purchased a D300 to upgrade my equipment. I am having an issue I have never experienced before. When I partially press the Shutter ...
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Older Nikon body won't work with AF-P lens

I just bought my first camera, a Nikon D50, and the auto mode won't work with my lens. I have a brand new lens, a AF-P NIKKOR 18-55MM DX VR. The only mode that works is M. Any help would be awsome.
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Are there any F/1.8 wide angle primes under 20mm for Nikon F? [closed]

Nikon has a 20mm F/1.8 and there is a Sigma 14mm F/1.8 lens. I wonder if there are any fullframe Nikon F mount lenses with an aperture of F/1.8 and a focal length in between 15-19mm.
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Do I need a Godox master flash to use a TT685-N off-camera?

I'm planning to buy a Godox TT685-N. But I want to use it only as a slave flash. I'm trying to understand if I need another Godox flash to be the master or if my current Nikon SB-900 will trigger it. ...
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My Nikon Digital D50 is showing black screen when I take photos

I am camera illiterate and I am trying to surprise my husband by fixing his Nikon digital camera that all of a sudden stopped working after I let my brother use it. HELP! It turns on, and takes photo, ...
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How to stack photos using Nikon d3500 to capture moving star trails?

I have basic Nikon d3500 camera with Nikon Capture nx-d software installed on my machine. I am able to capture shiny star at night with long shutter speed, wide aperture and ISO. I have to capture ...
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Using Nikon Z6 to shoot star trails

After the 3.1 update the interval shooting will not work in manual mode. It says auto or programmed auto only. I want to shoot star trails and need manual mode. Any suggestions?
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What is the configuration for a D70s / MC-DC1 connector?

I have an old D70s, and I'd like to trigger it using the wired remote shutter port from a computerized device like a Sabre (which doesn't provide an adapter for this camera) or an Arduino. The ...
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What power supply do I need to run the Nikon Z6 II continuously on USB?

I have a Z6 II that is supposed to be able to run off USB power that I got for making videos. I've tried using it with a 120v AC to USB adapter plug (the kind you plug a phone USB cable into a wall ...
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Why does HDR setting automatically turns OFF?

I am using Nikon D5600. At times I noticed this feature is disabled and sometimes it is enabled. When it is enabled and set to OFF, I enable it and capture a photo. When I recheck, it is set to OFF ...
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150-600 mm lens for Nikon D5600

I have checked Sigma and Tamron 150-600 which are mentioned (in Amazon) as compatible with Nikon D5600. The reason why I am posting is to know whether to go with any of these lens with this camera or ...
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Any solutions to a black screen on a nikon d3500

My husband bought me a nikon d3500 last year. To summarize the lcd screen went black a couple months later. While troubleshooting online I was able to shine a light on it and could see the screen it ...
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My Neewer Speedlite 750II is not working

I am having lots of trouble with my flash. I attached it to my camera and the red light was pulsing, but later it just stayed fixed and the pilot button is not working either. I am not sure if it's an ...
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Can a lens affect relative performance of autofocus points?

I am comparing the autofocus performance of my Nikon D800 with two lenses, A Sigma 150-600 C (post sigma-dock calibration) A Nikkor 50mm 1.8G (post AF fine tune). Both lenses focus well with the ...
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Correct lens type for product photography

I am extremely new to photography and I have a Nikon D5300 with the kit lens that comes with it. I have been woodworking for a while and want to take product photos of my work to put on etsy and ...
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Nikon MF-29 date back usage and imprint location

I've pulled my F-100 out of the cupboard to use this weekend and remembered that it has an MF-29 date back. However I can't remember exactly how the date back works, neither do I have a manual for it,...
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Nikon Camera: Installing previous firmware version

My Nikon Z6 has been away for major repairs, including a new PCB. It is apparently coming back with a new firmware update (3.12) installed. Two questions: My saved settings for the camera (NCSET002....
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Missing one image in a sequence with a dual card setup

Context & Problem Shooting with a Nikon D810 with two cards: 64GB compact flash (Sandisk Extreme) 32GB SD card (Sandisk Extreme Pro) The camera is set set to write to both in Backup mode. I ...
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Eye-AF from Nikon Z6 is inconsistent or fidgety

I have a Nikon Z6 – latest firmware (ver. 3.12, from October 2020). As far as I can remember since Eye-AF was first introduced in May 2019, I've been having a hard time have the eye-AF locked on the ...
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How can I extend my camera's battery life?

In my experience, my Nikon D5600 can only shoot around 600-800 Photos in one go. I know this is enough for many situations, but when I go on Vacations and Holidays I use it so much it gets low? I ...
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How to increase the quality of photos taken through a DSLR?

I have been shooting for six months now using my Nikon D5600 and the 18-55 mm kit lens. I use Photoshop to do the color manipulation for my images. When I finish I export them in PNG format and upload ...
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I Dropped my nikon D3300 [closed]

A few days ago I dropped my Nikon D3300. I then found it is taking overexposed images while all the settings are correct. The meter in manual mode misguides me even in daylight. At ISO 100, f/5.6 it ...
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Unable to click pictures with nikon D3500 [duplicate]

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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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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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” [duplicate]

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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