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

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ViewNX2 Outlook Email problems

The Outlook email option to send photos is not working on my PC. It shows as if it is sending but then it doesn't show up in my email. Any suggestions? Thanks
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Is a stiff focus ring normal on a new AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G?

So I just got my Nikon D5600 with Nikon 40mm F2.8G macro lens a few days ago. This little lens here The problem is, my focus ring seems quite stiff. When I first tested it out in the store, the ...
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Which Macbook app to use with WU-1a adapter?

Before I buy a WU-1a adapter for my Nikon D3300, I'd like to know which app to download for connecting the adapter to my Macbook... Ideally, the photos would auto-download to my Mac while shooting... ...
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D5000 is changing random colors in photos

My Nikon D5000 started changing random parts of my photos to blue and purple while I was at a equestrian show. I originally suspected that the CCD had started to fail. However, I just replaced the ...
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Why does NEF file get washed out/highlights while my JPG look normal?

TLDR. is just the title. I know nothing about photography, sorry. My dad has a d90 he never uses, so I use it to take photos when I need them for something. Anyways, I put it on raw mode. when I ...
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When I do WiFi transfer, why do only the last few photos taken show up?

I have a large number of shots on my 128 GB card. When I do a Wi-Fi transfer, only the last few show up. The rest show on the camera but don’t show up when transferring.
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How can I see the equivalent focal length of the current zoom of my Nikon P900?

I have a P900 that I use for birding. It's great for carrying around and not so great when (as usual) the light is low. I'm considering using an alternate set-up, for example a D500 coupled with a ...
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Autofocus Sigma 17-70 Macro OS HSM not working on D3300

I've purchased a used Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC OS HSM for my Nikon D3300. It appears to work fine, with one exception: the autofocus. I've checked the switch on the lens and it is set to AF. However, ...
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How to use GPS log from Nikon D5300?

I have turned on GPS tracking in my Nikon D5300. It generates a CSV text file with some data. @NikonD5300/ver1.02/wgs84 $GPGGA,192834.00,5053.0214,N,09532.3021,W,1,,,167.6,M,,,,*09 $GPRMC,192834.00,A,...
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What does it mean when a Nikon camera returns an fEE error with several lenses that do not cause the same error on other Nikon bodies?

Here's a curious situation hopefully someone can shed some light on. I have a D750, an obsolete D100 (metaphorically) gathering dust, and the following lenses: AF Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8 D lens = ...
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How to focus Nikon cameras in low light?

I've been using my Nikon Df every day for 2 years now, and I still can't figure out focusing, especially in low light. Focusing in low light is slow, and sometimes does not work. Sometimes focus will ...
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Differences between UC-E6 and UC-E17 USB cables

Nikon states that I should use either a UC-E17 or a UC-E6 USB cable with my D5200, and I'm not sure which to choose. Some sellers claim that the UC-E6 replaces the UC-E17, others that their cable is ...
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help!! Err on Nikon Df while traveling in Ecuador

I see "Err" on top display after turning the camera on. it clicks but no images are stored. i've seen this error before once or twice but it always went away after i switched the camera on/off and ...
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How to build an attachment to support lens?

I am using a D5200 and want to make an attachment to support the lens at a distance away from the camera body. (There will be no lens mounted to the camera. Then there will be a gap. Then the lens.) ...
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My DSLR's autofocus doesn't work after I dropped it — how can I narrow down the problem?

If I try to focus by the shutter button the image doesn't change, even in live view (and I'm not be able to shot a picture). But if I hold the "AE-L/AF-L" button and click the shutter button I'm able ...
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Darktable 2.4.4 image info module showing 160 for lens, instead of lens name

I'm using Darktable 2.4.4 on Linux Mint 19 Xfce. I have updated Lensfun (v0.3.2.4). How do I get my 18-55 lens to be automatically recognized? My Nikon D5300 is recognized, no problem, but the kit ...
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Can I use a Smena lens on a Nikon DSLR body?

I found an old Soviet-era camera: Smena with T(Triplet)-22 4.5/40 mounted lens. I'm really curious about whether there is a way to mount this lens on a Nikon D3300.
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Is my Nikon Wireless Speedlight Commander SU-800 a goner?

I really hope you guys can help me solve this. I've had a Nikon Commander SU-800 for just about three years. In the later part of December of 2017, I headed out to a photoshoot with the hope of ...
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Upgrading Nkon D3200 to Canon 600D

Currently I am using Nikon d3200, and I am thinking to upgrade my camera to Canon 600D/ Rebel T3i. Is it a better idea to upgrade from Nikon to Canon. Though I can spend on some new lens for my Nikon, ...
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Nikon d70 “This Card Cannot Be Used” Error with Compact Flash

So I just bought this card and it is on the compatibility list from Nikon. It isn't corrupt. I was able to format it properly. I also was able to do a firmware update from the card to the camera to ...
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How can I effectively manually focus a Nikon D3300 using the viewfinder? [duplicate]

I'been having a bad time trying to shoot photos with manual focus. When I'm trying to shoot a picture, using the viewfinder it's really hard to see how sharp is the picture you see through the ...
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What settings should I use for a Tamron manual focus lens on a Nikon DSLR?

I have a Nikon D5100 (which has no AF motor in the body) and a Tamron 90mm SP macro lens. The lens has no AF focus motor either (or at least it doesn't seem to be compatible with the body), and has an ...
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Lack of Focus/Sharpness on Zoom

I have recently taken what I thought were hundreds of amazing pictures of a group of seals on an CA beach - only to find every single picture is clearly out of focus or lacks sharpness. A sample ...
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Why isn't a Sigma HSM lens autofocusing with my Nikon D5600 — is there a compatibility problem?

Today I had a chance to try a Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM, a 2013 model lens, on my Nikon D5600. Everything was okay. I was able to take pictures with it. But auto focus didn't work as it should....
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Exposure value changes but image brightness remains same (Nikon D5600, Manual Mode)

I have Nikon D5600. I have tried several times in Manual mode to change the exposure value by pressing the exposure button (given in the top control) and rotating the dial. I can see that the exposure ...
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Can I replace the rubber on a DSLR body with leather?

Is there any reason that I shouldn't replace the rubber on a DSLR with leather? I only ask because I like the older SLRs look and I have a Nikon D5200 id like to mod in some way. What issues should I ...
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What is this fine grid on an image made using pinhole and Nikon D200?

I am a longtime photographer but not such an expert on the technical aspects of optics and digital sensors. I've been experimenting with my Nikon D200 and a home-made paper pinhole, coloured black on ...
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Camera reads all cards I put in as write locked

The title says it, I have a Nikon d5600, and any card I put into it, it says is write-locked, while the computer can read, and write to them just fine. Maybe anyone has a suggestion before I go to a ...
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Why is Live View overexposed on my Nikon D5600?

I am pretty sure live view was working normally. But for a few days, I realized if I switch to Live View mode, then the images shown in the Live View are so bright that I can't even see the subject (...
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Can I mount 0.4x, 52mm wide angle lens convertor on Nikon's 18-55mm, Ø55 kit lens? [duplicate]

I want to have an option to capture wide-angle shots. Since the wide-angle lens is expensive, I want to give a try to 0.4x wide-angle converter lenses. I found one such lens here on amazon.de. ...
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Why is my Nikon camera writing non-identical files in Dual Cards Backup Mode?

I have a Nikon D7000 with which I use dual SD cards. I have the camera configured to write the same images to both cards, in case one of the cards becomes unreliable. I accidentally let the two ...
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Quiet mode on my DSLR is not quiet enough. How can I make it quieter?

I know that general shopping recommendations are off-topic, and I will try to be as specific as possible, so please comment/edit if this question is not specific enough for this site, or if I can ...
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Will my Nikon DSLR's viewfinder grid drain battery life even after camera is switched off?

I own a Nikon D7200. Recently I changed Pv button to playback. Previously it was viewfinder grid. I needed the viewfinder grid so I left it on and then changed the button. When I switch off my camera, ...
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Right ND for filter size for Nikon 24-85 mm lens [duplicate]

I have a Nikon lens NIKON AF-S 24-85 F/3.5-4.5G ED VR. And I'd like to get an ND.10 filter. What's the right filter size for that lens? And what brand would you suggest
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Reasonable setup for ultra long exposure for this kind of photo using Nikon D750

I'm using Nikon D750, and intend to take a ultra long exposure picture such as this (by Michael Kenna). What's is the reasonable shutter speed and aperture for that? If I use shutter speed 2 hr what ...
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Is the Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-P DX lens compatible with the D7100?

I have a Nikon D7100. Is the Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-P DX lens compatible with this body? Are there images made with this lens & body combination available?
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Can I mount a Nikon 50 mm f1.8 series E pancake lens on an Nikon D7000?

Hello I have a Nikon D7000. I would like to know if I can mount a Nikon 50mm f/1.8 Series E old manual lens on this body? Will the meter system work with it? I also have a Vivitar Series One 70mm-...
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Nikon D7000 on Auto always flashes

When my Nikon D7000 is on auto it always flashes, even outside in full daylight, - is that normal, and if so, what good does the flash do in sunlight? Terry
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Are Nikon lenses with electronic aperture compatible with extension tubes with electronic contacts?

Can extension tubes with electrical contacts be used with Nikon's electronically-controlled aperture lenses, such as the Nikkor 16–80mm f/2.8–4E ED VR, when combined with a compatible camera body, ...
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Blur/Double vision

Hi all I'm new to this so please forgive me for any incorrect phrases or poor explanations. So here goes... For years now I've never been able to take consistent photos that I'm fully happy with. A ...
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24-200MM lens for Nikon D850?

I am looking for any one (single) lens that can cover the 24-200MM range for my Nikon D850. Constant aperture is not needed, however it would be nice to have. Vibration reduction would also be a nice-...
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I'm on a budget of around $200-250. What is a good lens for photographing wildlife?

I have a Nikon D3000. I love photographing all wildlife, but especially bald eagles. However, I can't zoom in nearly enough with my 18-55mm lens that came with the camera. Would the 70/300 be enough? ...
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Telephoto lens will autofocus but not shoot

I have a Nikon D3400 with two stock lenses. My Nikkor 18-55 mm lens performs well. My 70-300 mm lens, on the other hand, developed an issue in the last month. The autofocus of the lens works well, but ...
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D500 or Nikon D850 with Dx mode? [closed]

I'm using D750 and mostly doing nature (birding, wildlife) along with landscaping and portraits. Also planning to do product photography in near future. Now wanted to upgrade to a better body. ...
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How can I reattach the wire that locks the D500 focus screen in place?

The piece of wire that locks the focusing screen of my Nikon D500 has come loose completely. I cannot figure out where the two loops of the wire reattach, and I was wondering if this is an easy fix ...
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Loading DSLR batteries while travelling without regular 220V power supply

I will go on an three-week camping trip around iceland. My primary power sources will be the 12V socket of the mini camper (while the engine is running) and a 62Wh power bank (loaded via the 12V ...
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What zoom 70-300mm lens should I get for my Nikon D3300? [duplicate]

I'm a total beginner when it comes to photography. I have a Nikon D3300, and want to branch out to a zoom lens. I did a little research and found a lens I wanted, the 70-300mm f/4-5.6G. I found one on ...
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70-300 AF-S Lens Won't Autofocus on one of my D7100's

I recently purchased a used Nikkor 70-300 AF-S VR lens used from B&H that is in "Excellent" condition. I have 2 Nikon D7100 bodies that I shoot with and both autofocus just fine with all of my ...
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Exposure preferences

Whenever I shoot with my Nikon D5300 in manual mode I set settings so that photos have bit more pop to them - brighter than what the camera exposure meter says the correct exposure is. For instance, ...