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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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mirrores you advise me [closed]

what kind of mirrores you advise me , (and escuse my englis error)
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Aperture and the understanding of how it works [duplicate]

So over black friday I bought this bundle, which is the Nikon D3500 two kit lenses. I was wondering, I keep hearing people talk about aperture and using F11-F16 but on those lenses that I have, all I ...
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Autofocus not working

I have Nikon D5300 and Nikon 18-55mm AF-P DX VR 3.5-5.6G lens. I am no expert in photography just uses my DSLR to click normal pictures. I always had autofocus on half shutter press and suddenly it is ...
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Canon EOS 77D vs Nikon D5600 which is beter [closed]

I have already looked at a website where she says that the canon is better but I would like to ask what is the best entry-level camera because I like to do everything with it what do you recommend to ...
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Is it safe to push a lens to retract it?

I have noticed. Instead of twisting the zoom ring on my 18-135 DX F3.5/ F5.6 G ED. I can instead push it to the camera to retract the lens using the lens hood as a "handle" How safe is this "...
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How to install ViewNX-i on macOS Mojave? [closed]

I want to install Nikon's ViewNX-i on macOS Mojave 10.14.6 to convert photos from NEF to JPEG. I followed the installation steps here but cannot see the app: nothing is listed as Nikon or ViewNX in ...
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long exposures with nikon d7000

i want to take exposures of more than 30 secs with my nikon d7000 but i do not have a remote so i cant use the bulb mode. How do i achieve this or it isnt possible?Is there any way to use my smart ...
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Why was JFET-LBCAST such a short lived sensor technology?

I have been reading Wikipedia for a while and I realized Nikon developed this technology for a long time for their top of the line DSLR's and then abandoned it in the favor of the CMOS sensors. But ...
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Automatically transferring photos from a Nikon D7500 to a Windows computer wirelessly [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D7500 and a Windows 10 computer. I would like to set it up so that when I take a picture on the camera it automatically wirelessly transfers to a folder on the computer. Have you ...
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Vignetting after using circular polarizer and cokin system

I have Nikon D750 camera with a lens having a focal length from 24-70mm and lens diameter 72mm. I have bought a circular polarizer and Cokin P system filters with a wide-angle filter holder. But there ...
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How do I fix a Nikon D5600 that displays cartoon-like images? [duplicate]

I got a issue that happened today. I noticed the “cartoon like” style, separating the colours, was not only in my pictures but anywhere else as well. The problem was in the wires between the gear and ...
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Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM ($329) or Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR Lens ($277)? [closed]

I have a Nikon D7200 and I am planning to buy a wide angle zoom and I have narrowed down my choices to the below two. Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM ($329) Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR ...
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What is this lever next to the lens on my D80? [duplicate]

I got myself a new D80 and when I was examining around the DOF preview button I realized a lever that looks like the one on the lens that is used for mechanic aperture adjustment. Here is the spring "...
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What triggers are need it to fire a YN568ex III for nikon?

What triggers are need it to fire a YN568ex III for nikon? Hello World. I have bveen looking for information about "What triggers are need it to fire a YN568ex III for nikon D750" I have a problem ...
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What is the difference between, for example, a Nikon 50mm DX lens and a Nikon 50 mm FX lens? [duplicate]

What is the difference between, for example, a Nikon 50mm DX lens and a Nikon 50 mm FX lens? Both have the same focal length of 50 mm, but why does Nikon produce a DX lens and an FX lens? What is the ...
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How can I add Nikon D80 support to Photoshop CC 2015?

I got myself a Nikon D80 but when using lens corrections in Photoshop CC 2015 it isn't there The oldest Nikon DSLR there is Nikon D90. I have Photoshop CC 2015.0.0 and Camera RAW 8.0.0.137 Maybe ...
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Why can't I get high-speed sync with my Nikon D750 and Yongnuo YN560 IV? [duplicate]

I have looking at reasons for why my Yongnuo YN560IV would not fire at Highspeed sync on my Nikon D750. I tried some setups, but whenever I go further up than 1/250s shutter speed, the flash won't do ...
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How can I keep Nikon D3500 always on without battery? [duplicate]

I record with Nikon D3500 always on my PC Desktop and I want it to be ON for 7-8 hours. But the battery life is too short. How can I connect to a power or something to keep ON all the time ?
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Nikon F501 automatic film advance

I just bought a F-501 and although the camera works properly it seems to have a strange behaviour when loading film. When loading it pulls the film correctly but it doesn't have the behaviour of ...
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What do the saved focus points mean on a D7000?

I've enabled the playback option to display focus points when viewing photos on my D7000. When shooting in AF-A with focus point Auto, it often displays multiple active focus points for each image. ...
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What Nikon DSLR has this colorful user interface on the rear LCD?

I have been looking articles for exposure meter tutorial and this picture caught my eye: It's truly unusual to see a camera with such colorful rear panel. What is that camera? How many cameras ...
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What aperture is selected when I use a Nikon N2000 with a G lens?

I started using a Nikon N2000 and I inserted a Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8G (https://www.adorama.com/images/Large/nk5018gu.jpg) Since there is not any setting of the aperture (which may be from f1.8 to f.16), ...
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Nikon D3500 vs Canon EOS T7 [closed]

I'm going to buy my first DSLR camera mainly for astrophotography and some panoramic photography. I will probably buy the Nikon D3500 but I don't understand why the Canon T7 is more expensive than the ...
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Tokina AT-X-Pro 28-70mm F2.6-2.8 getting the lens to f2.6 on Nikon D700

I have a Tokina AT-X-Pro 28-70mm F2.6-2.8 lens and I can't seem to get the lens down to f2.6 (f2.8 seems to be the maximum), either on program or manual on my Nikon D700. Is there a trick to get to ...
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Increase in grain during image transfer from PC to Phone

So I have seen questions about loss of quality and increase of grain from phone to PC but I seem to be experiencing the reverse. While editing the photos on my PC and even afterwards the photos seem ...
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Why doesn't the aperture change on a Nikon AF 50mm ƒ/1.8D lens? [duplicate]

I am facing problem with a Nikon AF 50mm ƒ/1.8 lens which is attached to a Nikon D7100. Although I can change the aperture from the camera (in M mode) it seems that it is not changing in photos. What ...
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How to batch convert old NEF photos to JPEG/HEIF with in-camera processing look?

I have ~9k NEF photos from a Nikon D5000 that are currently taking up ~100GB. It's been 8+ years without me touching them, so I don't see a reason to assume I will ever process and edit them. I'd ...
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What's that little thing on a Nikon lens mount?

So I have a D3100 and I always wondered what that little thing is (see photos) There is a little plastic thingy sticking out on a lens mount, it is spring-loaded like a button so I can press it, but ...
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Nikon D90 Shutter Speed is very slow when taking pics in Manual mode [closed]

My Nikon D90 is very slow when taking a picture in manual mode (S, A, M ) , all 3 of them. I make sure that my pointer is in the moddle for right exposure. When i use AUTO mode it works fine. I tried ...
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Comparison between Nikon F - 301, F 55, F 50, and Canon A-1, t-80 [closed]

Can you give me a comparison (of performances, quality, and if you know of photos taken by you or people you know etc) between these cameras? Here some specifications: - F-301 - F 50 - F 55 - Canon ...
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Protective shell for Nikon 200-500 f5.6 lens?

The Nikon 200-500 f/5.6 lens has a zoom mechanism that makes the lens physically longer or shorter depending on the zoom level, but is there an enclosure that will accommodate the lens across its ...
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What maintenance does a negative scanner need?

I have an old Nikon 5000 film scanner that I use 4-6 times a year now as I slowly digitize thousands of old negatives and slides. I have not done any maintenance on it since getting it about five ...
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What digital camera should I buy in order to use a Nikon Zoom-Nikkor 35-105mm f/:3.5-4.5 lens?

I have a Nikon Zoom-Nikkor 35-105MM 1:3.5-4.5 Lens f=35 and I'd like to know: which digital camera is compatible with this zoom? thank you lots, Giorgia
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Dull images on Nikon D3100

When I take pictures on my Nikon 3100 they keep coming out dull. They often look better on the screen as to when I look on the the desktop. I’ve been playing with settings and not had much luck. I ...
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Which of these cameras are better for product photography? [closed]

My sister in law has an online store which she sells her handmade bracelets in there. Currently she is using her Android phone's camera for photography but she asked me to look for a real camera for ...
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I have a Nikon D60 and two lenses: 70-300 and 18-135. Should I get a 50mm 1.8 prime? [closed]

I have a Nikon D60 and two lenses: a Tamron 70-300 mm f/4-5.6, and a Nikon 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6. I got all of these things really cheap, and now I want to buy a prime lens. I was thinking about a 50 ...
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How to avoid noise in Aperture Priority mode arising due to auto-ISO?

I was taking photos of birds in a cloudy day and in an area of forest where light was even low under a tree as compared to other areas. I used 70-300 mm kit lens. When trying to take photo even at 1/...
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Nikon D5200 no longer focuses

It used to be that on my Nikon D5200 camera holding down the shoot button halfway the viewfinder would show green dots and it would focus nicely. Now after resetting the camera settings, replacing ...
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Nikon 24-85mm (non VR) vs. Nikon 28-70mm 3.5-4.5D

I currently own a Nikon 28-70mm 3.5-4.5D. I've enjoyed the lens and found it on eBay for $45 so it was a steal. From what I understand it was a great compact lens in the 90's that was a "kit" lens but ...
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Focus issues even when using Single-Point [duplicate]

I have been noticing, even if I use AF-S with Single-Point focus and set the focus on the eye of the bird, still the final photo either comes out blurred or has less details. Someone in a response to ...
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Slave TTL on YN565 from YN568EX II Master

I find the naming and compatibility of Yongnuo flashes quiet confusing. As far as i figured out a YN565 will work with TTL on a Nikon Camera, but not on a Canon. But will TTL work off camera with a ...
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Speedlite Yongnuo YN685 / AF assist beam / IR light doesnt work anymore on Nikon D7100

yesterday I was shooting as a eventphotographer and suddenly my IR beam of the flash didn't work anymore. (Probably I changed some settings while talking with someone? Idk...) Some quick facts: The ...
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How to set focus when subject is more than one object?

I have taken a photo with men dancing in a group. It was rejected by an agency stating: "The main subject is not in focus and grain noticed in the photo". Below I am giving the cropped image. Since ...
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How to mount a Vivitar series 1 lens to a Nikon D5300?

What lens adapter would I use to attach a Vivitar Series 1 lens to a Nikon D5300?
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How to identify main subject of the photo and set focus?

I am using Nikon D5600. While on street photo shoot, I clicked a couple of photos and submitted on one of the stock photo website. Few photos got approved whereas few were rejected with a comment. ...
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What settings to use for indoor sports (water polo) with Nikon D90?

I need to use high ISO for movement, but lighting is poor due to being inside and no flash allowed. What are my best options for a clear picture of action?
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What lenses for a Nikon camera have both an AF motor and an aperture ring?

I have a Nikon FE10 35mm film SLR and a D5600 DSLR. I want a wide focal length prime or mid range zoom (nothing longer than 120mm) to use on both cameras. I need an aperture ring for the film SLR ...
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Why does Nikon SB-910 flash fire three times on Nikon D850? [duplicate]

I have a new Nikon D850, and I'm using the Nikon SB-910 flash. When I take a shot, the flash pops 3 short flashes. Then the shutter engages, and the full flash goes off. The batteries are OK. Does ...
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Why TTL flash exposure compensation doesn't work, but manual settings do on Nikon D3500? [closed]

If I choose TTL in flash control and I set flash exposure compensation, all levels from -3 to +1 look the same. But if I chose manual instead, and I adjust flash power from full to 1/32, the strength ...
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How to set AF area mode viewfinder if values are gray (can't be chosen) on Nikon D3500?

When setting AF area mode viewfinder on my D3500, I can only chose 2 options out of 4: single-point AF and auro-area AF. The remaining two: dynamic area AF and 3D-tracking are gray and the camera says ...