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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 D5300 photographs blown out?

Brief history: About 15 years ago, I got a Nikon D40, and I took it everywhere I went for a few years. Eventually I wanted to get into video, so I "graduated" to a D5300. Soon after that, I ...
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How do I remove an AF confirm chip?

I have a thin adapter from M42 to Nikon F made by Pixco (as sold on Ebay, random example). The Nikon-compatible AF confirm chip glued to the adapter does not work anymore due to a broken pin. As a ...
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Nikon D3100 error state - says Flash required and will not focus

Had this camera around 7 years and recently it just won't focus, with the question mark flashing and when I press to see the error it says "Subject is too dark, cannot adjust exposure, use the ...
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Bought “Mint” lens from Japan, but then I see this

I just received a supposedly "mint" Nikkor 28mm f2.8 AIS lens from Japan. It sure does look unused, but when inspecting the rear element I found this stuff: The smaller spot near the top ...
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Is it possible to focus on a fixed distance for self portrait using Point and Shoot camera for a decent photo?

I have Nikon B500 point and shoot camera. I have tripod too. It's pretty nice camera if you have to take photos of others. But I want to take self portraits. There's no other person available to take ...
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The thing that holds the mirror was partially broken, can it still be fixed? [closed]

The thing that holds the mirror has been broken and now I’m taking shots of pure white, what can you suggest? Please, can it still be fixed?
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My mirror broke and it’s a nikon d3100 please it’s my uncle, not mine, what am i going to do [duplicate]

Please help, my mirror is broken, it’s my uncle’s what am i gonna do?
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Why does my camera have a delay before shooting?

I have a Nikon D7200 with a AF-S Nikkor 18-105 mm lens. For some reason, when I take a photo, it opens the shutter for a second then closes it; the photo produced is when the shutter closes. I'm ...
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Is it still possible to do great use of a Nikon P500 CoolPix?

I have always been insterested in photography but for personal reasons I was never able to pursue this passion. I bought a Nikon P500 some years ago and I never made great use of it. To be honest, I ...
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Why can I recover more highlight detail from a predecessor model?

I took the same image with a Nikon D800 and a D850. The D850 is the successor of the successor (the D810) of the D800. Here are both images in Lightroom (they have different white balances): As you ...
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Some photos are darker than other consecutive photos

I have a 6 years old Nikon D750 and Sigma 105mm 2.8 lens. Recently when I take several photos of an object with exactly the same settings the first photo (and sometimes one or two more) is darker that ...
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Nikon D4 possible water damage [duplicate]

I took my D4 out for a walk yesterday. Out of nowhere it started to rain heavily. Of course I did not have any cover or whatsoever with me. I walked about 20 minutes with it through the rain back to ...
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How can I update my Nikon B700 firmware?

I have just bought a second hand Nikon b700 and it has never had a firmware update. I have tried several times and could not get the camera to see the firmware update file on the memory card. Having ...
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Why can't my Nikon D7500 control a Nikon SB-900 attached to the hot shoe via the 'Flash Control mode (external)' menu?

I have Nikon D7500. Unfortunately, my flash SB 900 is not fully compatible with this camera. When the flash is attached to the camera the function "Flash Control mode (external)" will not ...
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Why are most smartphone cameras poor at capturing photos during the nighttime compared to DSLR cameras?

Phone cameras have come a long way since the 2000s in terms of megapixels however one glaringly obvious way in which they fail is their ability to capture photos in low-light conditions. I have a ...
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Help me find a lens with peculiar bokeh

I want to take portrait pictures with an artistic look of flowers. Therefore Im looking for an vintage lens with peculiar bokeh. I have seen some images taken with older lenses with very ...
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Do Program and Shutter priority modes work on a Nikon N90s with a Series E lens?

I have a Nikon N90s camera body. Will a Series E 1.8 Nikon lens work on this body in the P and S modes? If so are there any restrictions and if so in what mode?
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Half press on Nikon D90 triggers shooting

I'm starting to learn photography and, in one of the videos I watched, the guy said that its good to first half press the shooting button (on auto focus settings and P mode) and then full press to get ...
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I have Nikon P500 but not able to find original Battery in Market. Is there any other way (external power/other battery) to P500?

I have Nikon P500 but not able to find original Battery in Market. Is there any other way (external power/other battery) to P500?
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Is this just chromatic aberration? Or is something else happening in these photos?

I took these photos with an old Nikon D60, using a 55-200mm f4-5.6 Nikkor lens, with no filters. ISO was set to 200 and aperture was set as open as possible - which suggests to me this might just be ...
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D7200 no longer autofocusing

AF on the body of the camera M/A on the lens Back dial is not locked I've tried clicking and holding the AE-L/AF-L button Tried two different lenses Battery is full In the viewfinder, I see two arrows ...
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Nikon lens zoom stuck

i have problem with my Nikon D90 18-105mm lens. When the lens is installed in camera when zooming out it goes up to 24 mm and can’t go to 18mm. When i remove the lens from camera it works perfectly ...
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How can I transfer photos over SnapBridge that are taken after the 9999th photo?

I have a Nikon Coolpix B500 camera. I have reached 9999 photos in my camera gallery, however I can take more photos without a problem. When I look the photos taken after the 9999th photo, they're in ...
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Is a 35mm or 50mm lens better for landscape photography and portrait photography?

I have a Nikon d750 full frame and am wanting a new lens for low light landscape photography and low light portrait photography. I am considering either a 35mm or 50mm F1.8. Which would be a better ...
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RAW Photo of the Moon - How to take pictures of objects in front of a (bright) moon?

I have an object in front of the moon and I wanted to take a RAW (NRW) photo including the moon and the object in front, thinking that I can fix the illumination/overexposure later in Lightroom. But I ...
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How do I stop my Nikon 3500 menu from switching off?

My Nikon D3500 menu (the one showing ISO, F-Stop, shutter speed) switches off after about 7 seconds. How do I stop it?
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Is Sigma 50 mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art compatibile with Nikon Z50?

Can I use Sigma 50 mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (Nikon mount) with Nikon Z50? Currently I am using it with D5600 but I am interested in switching to mirrorless and wonder if my lens is going to work properly ...
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Times when I don't want auto color correction or auto white point setting

There are times when I have taken pictures in a forest on a sunny day, and the light filtering through the leaves provides a nice green cast that I want to preserve. However, my Nikon Coolpix S9900 ...
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Nikon D5600: AF area mode (no of focus points ) doesn’t work in any of manual mode (aperture, shutter, manual) for any focus Mode?

AF-area mode (no of focus points 9, 21, 39 ) doesn’t seem to appear in viewfinder in manual modes (aperture priority, shutter priority, manual) for any focus mode (AF-A, AF-C), only it focus/shows a ...
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Can I add third party lens profiles to Nikon cameras or software?

I'm starting to shoot directly in JPG to save time, since I don't need RAW processing most of the time. However, my D7100 and my Z50 have no built-in lens correction profiles for my Sigma 18-50 and 50-...
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D5300 Autofocus

I broke my 18-55 kit lens months ago. And i currently have no lens in my hand. But i usually hover over my camera setting for no reason. Tonight i charged my battery and then playing with the settings ...
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SnapBridge won’t upload files

I can’t get certain files to upload to SnapBridge from my P1000. I have made sure the firmware is up to date, but files I can see on my camera are not available to select for upload. What am I doing ...
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Identifying full frame lens [closed]

I have a D7100 with three lens, a Nikon SWM VR ED IF 077, a Nikon SWM 058 and a Sigma DC 072. I am considering moving to a full frame Nikon and trying to identity if all or any of my lens are ...
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Sigma 70-300mm macro or nikon 55-200mm vr ii

I currently have a Nikon d3200 and am trying to decide between these two lenses. I understand the sigma can only manual focus on my camera. Im mostly looking to shoot wildlife , landscape or other far ...
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Macro flash ring for Nikon - but on li-ion batteries?

Im going through the internet to find a cheap macro ring for my Nikon D5100, but I really dislike the power input "4x AA battery". I dislike those batteries, since (yes, they can be bought ...
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Nikon D800 color cast

I take pictures with my Nikon D3 for almost a decade now. I recently got a used D800 and I dont like how the colors turn out on some images. They seem to have a slight color cast. Look at the ...
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Grains in Picture

I owe a Nikon D3200, when I click pictures in Manual mode, I do adjust the shutter speed, ISO to 100. But when I click in Automatic, and especially during the night, there are few grainy elements, ...
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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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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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