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Questions tagged [nikon]

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

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Can I set non-full stop ISO values on my D3400?

I recently got into photography and use a Nikon D3400. I have started shooting in Aperture Priority and Manual modes about 2 weeks ago and I noticed something strange regarding the ISO. When I am ...
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What lenses for a current system can I use with a Nikon 1 series camera?

I have a V1 that I'll eventually be upgrading. In the meantime, I was hoping to purchase some lenses that I can use with an adapter for the V1, but then will be able to use with my future camera ...
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Will a Vivitar 75-205mm 1:3.8 be compatible with my Nikon DSLR?

I have a Vivitar 75-205mm 1:3.8 close focusing auto zoom. I'm not a photographer and I would like to know if it can work with a Nikon D3100. On the ring (bottom) it's written "patents applied for N/Ai ...
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Play MP4 on P&S camera [closed]

I have old Nikon P&S camera (Coolpix S3400). I want use it as Video Player (play videos downloaded from YouTube). I know it need special format for video files, so I recorded video on camera ...
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Why does my Nikon 12-24 1:4 G ED lens get recognised as Tokina lens?

I recently bought a used Nikon 12-24mm 1:4 G ED lens in almost mint condition. My camera is a Nikon D5100. I compared it to the similar spec Tokina 12-24mm by looking at a lot of different reviews ...
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Download RAW from Nikon D750 camera

I recently change my settings on my camera to shoot in raw. Now I’m trying to download them to my computer and it’s saying there not accessible since they were shot in raw. And they will not download ...
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Using teleconverter to achieve infinity focus with m42 lens on Nikon cameras?

I have a D5300 that I wish to use my Super Takumar 200mm f/4 on for astrophotography. However, I am of course unable to achieve infinity focus with it. If I were to use a teleconverter, would that ...
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Nikon 105mm f/2.8D or Nikon AF S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G

My lens broke down so I am in a market for a new one. Ideally I would love to purchase one lens for both macro (I photograph jewelry) and portraits (I am an amateur striving for a creamy bokeh). I ...
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Half of image is black - D3400

Nikon D3400 lent to girlfriend for Halloween. Now half of the live view image is totally black; same on photos but not on menu displays. She "cleaned" it before returning, so is my sensor toast?
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The battery in my Nikon D3400 dies after 50 shots. What shall I do?

I just purchased my first DSLR, the D3400. It's not been more than a day and I fully charged the battery before using the camera. I took about 45-50 shots and the battery is dead again. I talked to ...
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Can I disable the auto power off on my Nikon SU-800

Can I disable the auto power off on my Nikon SU-800 so it stays on for longer? I need to use it in a different way.
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Red noise in lower edge and corners

I would like to ask for your opinion whether in your past experience you have seen similar kind of red noise in lower parts of your pictures in low-light settings? It shows up in lower edge and ...
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Error:“Press Shutter Release Button Again” on Nikon D5300 [duplicate]

My D5300 with 18-140mm lens is having problem "Press Shutter Release Button Again"...as error message pops ups in AF mode....but in manual focus mode...the error is not there, but images are over-...
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Do I need to remove sd card and battery from DSLR after every use?

I'm new to this field, today only i got my first dslr. I don't know whether i should leave my sd card and battery as such after turning off my camera everytime or not.
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Autofocus issue in liveview for Tamron 70-300mm

I have been facing autofocus issue with Tamron 70-300mm VC USM lens on Nikon D5300. The camera autofocuses fine through viewfinder but it is not able to autofocus at all in liveview, the lens just ...
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Unsure about if the lens is genuine or not

So I just bought a lens [AF-P DX 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR] from Amazon and it came in clearly a repackaged box with the lens wrapped in bubblewrap, a milky white rear cap and lacking the lens ...
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what technology does Nikon use to reduce moire?

Nikon cameras do incredible job with moire effect even that nikon cameras do not have anti aliasing filter.And i didn't find moire in any situation with my Nikon d7100
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Black screen on Nikon 5300 after update

I did an update on my Nikon d5300 and for some reason during the install the camera turned off by itself and the after that I gave it some minutes and then turn it off from the switch and back on but ...
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Dust on Sensor After Many Cleanings DSLR

I know there have been a lot of posts on this topic, but I haven't found exactly what I am looking for. I noticed some dust spots on my sensor for my D750 after I took a picture with some sky in it ...
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ML-L3 Remote not working with Nikon D40X

When I press the remote button and hold it for 2-5 seconds... nothing happens on the camera. What I've checked: Battery is strong. I can see the IR light from remote in my smartphone camera. I I ...
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D7200 Macro Speedlight [closed]

I have heard bad things about Macro Ring Flashes, I am just wondering if anyone has any thoughts on this or any other suggestions?
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Nikon D7000 Interval timer shooting not available for manual focus lenses

I have bought a new Samyang 14mm f2.8 ED AS IF UMC lens for my Nikon D7000 dslr. I was trying to set the interval timer shooting to take a time-lapse but I couldn't see the option enabled. The date ...
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What are the “picture control” values shown in EXIF info from Nikon D5500

Exif info for picture control sharpness and hue show large values as seen in attached : eg +-127 or +-124 etc Is this correct and what does this indicate
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Nikon aperture lever and mirror stuck [duplicate]

I have a broken Nikon d90 which has its mirror stuck somewhere between the 2 states, and also the aperture lever cannot move into any direction. The problem doesnt look like missing oil on the gears. ...
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What is the difference between the Nikon 55-300 DX and 70-300 DX lenses?

I am a new photographer and investigating entry-level Nikon telephoto lenses for possible purchase. (I already have the 18-55 kit lens.) I am confused about their telephoto zoom offerings. If I want ...
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Nikon D7000 repeating flash

Please I need to know ASAP how I can remove the repeating flash? Each time I try to use the trigger flash, the flash make two or three flashlights before the main flashlight. I didn't find anything ...
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What is the best way to handle this crack on Nikon 70-300mm?

Wondering what I should do about this crack in my Nikon 70-300mm lens. It seems to work the same and has no negative impact on photos but I’d still like it fixed or at the least suggestion to help ...
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Macro button on Nikon L830 does not work

I am fully aware of how to use the macro setting on my CoolPix L830. The button to turn it on does not work at all. Every other function on the camera works. I tried resetting to factory defaults and ...
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Full-Sensor Nikon D750 With 4K Video [closed]

I am currently on the market for my first DSLR camera. The options I am considering are D5500 family and D750 family. The former has a cropped sensor, whereas the latter has a full sensor. I do like ...
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Nikon SD Card Error [duplicate]

My D5200 has developed a problem, every time I turn it on I get the error message "This memory card cannot be used. Card may be damaged Insert another card." I have tried multiple memory cards in the ...
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Can I use pre-digital, pre-TTL flash units on a Nikon D3200?

Is it possible to use old, pre-digital, pre-TTL flash units (such as the Focal M500CS-Zoom 20-01-37) on my Nikon D3200? I am especially worried about the voltage, since I cannot find information ...
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What aperture control enabler will let me use a Nikkor G lens on a Nikon F3?

I have a Nikon F3 and an AF-S Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8 G Lens. What aperture control Enabler do I need?
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What can I do about a lens cap which keeps falling off?

I carry a single camera with a single lens protected by a 52mm snap-on front lens cap LC-52. I typically walk in cities and museums from morning to night, taking time to compose a picture every 30 ...
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My sensors are not working after shooting at sunset sun

I have a Nikon D7000 with a AFS Nikkor 18-200 Dx with VR. I took a pix of the sun going behind a mountain, trying to NOT get the sun directly, but I did. It was 1/3 way down but still bright . The ...
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What can I expect with stacked lenses for extreme macro photography?

I need your opinions on stacked lenses setup for extreme macro photography. I own a Nikon D5600. I bought a Nikon AF-S 40mm f1.8G Micro lens together with the body. Then, Nikon, as a part promotion ...
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Camera settings [duplicate]

I can’t seem to get my camera settings right, can someone list the right settings for indoor pictures. Trying to take pictures of my dog but it’s been raining. Also list good outdoor settings as well, ...
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What is the Advantage of a macro lens compared to a macro tube? [duplicate]

I want to do some macro photography (plants, insects...) additionally to my landscape photography and now I am looking if it is more useful to just buy a macro tube to convert my existing lenses (a 18-...
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Why does my lens only autofocus when I have a teleconverter attached?

My Nikon 500mm f/4 AF-S D IF II lens won't auto focus on a Nikon D500 until I attach a Kenko 1.4x teleconverter — then it autofocuses fine. Does anyone know what's going on?
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Manual focus does not work with Nikon D7200 and AF-S 300mm f/4 ED

I have finally gotten myself a D7200 (2.017 & 1.04 firmware) and a 300mm f4/D AF-S (non VR version). My lens's serial number is 33xxxx. AF works, but manual focus does not work. I have tried ...
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upgrade to full frame camera [closed]

I own a canon 750d (t6i) and have a 50mm f1.8 along with the 18-55 kit lens. I like to shoot landscape and portraits, but I am thinking to jump into doing some event photography as a secondary income ...
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What is causing dark pictures in Auto Exposure mode?

I have been using my Nikon D40x in Automatic mode, and it went from taking beautiful pictures to suddenly taking very dark pictures. I have done a "reset", thinking that I must have hit a button that ...
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Can’t see photos from camera on computer

I’m a beginner when it comes to the photography world. I bought a Nikon D3400 a few monts ago. When I connect the SD card to the computer I can see (and view) the photos I’ve taken (.jpg format), ...
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DSLR suddenly switches from RAW to FINE

I've noticed that sometimes my Nikon D3400 suddenly "decides" to switch from RAW to FINE (most of the times it happens when I take the SD card out, but I don't really understand why). Is there ...
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Nikon D5000 error with shutter release and mirror staying up [duplicate]

When I take a photo on my Nikon D5000, it comes up with an error "press shutter release button again". When I do that, it gives me the same error, and my pictures turn black. Also, when I take my lens ...
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Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5 dark corners (vignette) in viewfinder

I bought a Nikkor 55mm f3.5macro lens (non AI version) and when I attached it to my F2S the corners are dark. No lens hood attached. Anyone know if this is normal?
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Nikon D3300 takes black images in daylight after fall: is it the body or the lens?

I have a Nikon D3300 DSLR with 18-55mm lens. It was working well, but yesterday fell from the tripod. Now, I am trying to take pictures, but it just says the subject is too dark and can't adjust the ...
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Why do I see the off-camera flash firing and don’t see the effect in the shot when using HSS?

Nikon D7200 Godox 860iin Camera set on Manual. ISO 100 Aperture 5.6 Shutter 1/8000 Flash set on Manual Flash Power at 1/1 S1 on High Speed Sync on Flash is about one foot to subject. Flash is ...
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Can't advance the film because lever is stuck

I have a Nikon FE2 35mm. The lever to advance the film is stuck! I want to take off the base plate to see what is going on and to try to fix it, but I have a roll of film in the camera. Would removing ...
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“Lens not attached” error with Sigma lens on Nikon D3100 [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D3100 and my Sigma 100-300mm f/4 EX DG IF HSM lens will no longer attach to my camera, it just keeps saying “lens not attached”. I've been using this lens since the beginning of the ...
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Advantages of Canon-style lens contact pins

I've wondered about this for some time. There are essentially two way the electric pins frm the camera body to the lens can be configured: either pointing forward like in the Canon bodies, or pointing ...