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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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How do I tell which kit lens option is more all-purpose? [duplicate]

I have been shooting photos for a long time with a smartphone, and now I want to "gear up" to improve my skills. I mostly shoot landscapes but I'd also like to learn to do some portraits. ...
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Nikon d810 preset White balance turning yellowish outdoor

When taking outdoor pictures with my nikon d810 and using preset manual white balance, the results are not okay, and it turns out yellowish even though I do everything correctly. It works fine with ...
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Question about Nikon D200 Question regarding +/- symbol. How do I get this to stop?

I just acquired a Nikon D200 for backup and I can’t get the +/- to stop flashing in the display and through the eye piece. Any ideas on how to remedy this?
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Should I upgrade my lens or am I just looking at photos on a pixel level?

I'm new to photography. I've had Nikon D3300 paired with Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 lens for half a year (shot ~2k photos) now and it's been my first ever contact with a DSLR. The reason why I want to ...
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How to disable "buffer size remaining" [r#] number on the Nikon D5600?

The Nikon D5600 r# number is not interesting to me. Is there a way to disable it?
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Why the color is different in two pictures in similar conditions and setting?

I have two pictures taken today with my Nikon ZFC MILC + Nikkor Z 50mm 1.8S lens. The photos were shot in the morning at around 7:30, it was cloudy and raining slightly (you can see the water drops on ...
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How to disassemble this part of the lens?

This is a Nikkor 1.8 50mm Which seems to have fungus inside the glass. How do you disassemble this part to clean from the inside?
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Nikon always says subject too dark when taking night pics

I have a Nikon D3300 and am trying to take night sky pics. I watched a YouTube video of a guy using the exact camera and doing it. I set mine to manual and all the exact settings and have it on a ...
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Can I replace the LCD of my Nikon D3000 with the screen of a D3300?

I have an old D3000 lying around and when I turned it on it’s got dimmed corners around it. I was looking for options and I was wondering if a D3300 LCD would work with the D3000. Thanks.
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Serial TTL communication with Nikon SLRs

I have a Nikon F6 and I'm looking to communicate with it similarly to how products like Meta35 used to. I'm very experienced with electronics and don't foresee an issue getting serial TTL ...
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Light leak or am I the problem? [closed]

I am very new to film, so I understand that this may be some silly questions for you all, but your kindness and help is appreciated! I was recently gifted a Nikon FG20, which I took for some practice ...
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Nikon Lens dropping focus

I use my camera for sports photography and midway through an event on Sunday my Nikon Nikkor AF-P 70-300mm VR ED lens stopped focusing correctly. It have not dropped or hit it the lens just stopped ...
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What does the "Full" error on a Nikon Z50 screen mean?

Has anyone experienced the Nikon Z50 error where the screen keeps blinking with the word FULL? I can't adjust my aperture and shutter speed, only ISO. And when I look at the view, it's just black. It ...
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How do I combine mirror lockup and bracketing on my Nikon D7500?

This question asked about multiple exposures with the mirror up on a D7000. I have a slightly different question. Is it possible to combine mirror lockup with bracketing on a D7500? I haven't seen ...
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Is this Normal?, Nikon 24mm pc-e shift knob wobble

I hope somebody can help me. I have just bought a Nikon 24mm pc-e lens that was delivered to me. It was packaged badly leaving two sides of the lens with just a single piece of cardboard for ...
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Vignetting on my Nikon D780 with AF-S 24-120mm f/4 G ED VR Lens

I've recently got a new camera, the Nikon D780 with kit lens (AF-S 24-120mm f/4 G ED VR), the lens works great except for the vignetting I often get with. I have tried using it with and without the ...
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Nikon D5300 mounting issues with 35mm

I just bought a (used) Nikon AF-S DX 35mm F1.8 G for my D5300 and I can't make it to work properly. My 18-55mm works fine and I've never had any issue attaching it to the camera, but when I got this ...
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Is 35mm 1.8 lens suitable for Product, interior photography?

I'm still a beginner, is 35mm lens is suitable for product photography, mostly e-commerce products and hotel room pictures.
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Problem with Windows 11' s "Photos" application [duplicate]

As I said I have a problem with the Photos application. My DSLR is Nikon D70. Every time I view my images imported from it they have like a purplish ambient color, it only happens in the Photos app. I ...
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Help with Vivitar Universal 500MM Preset Lens and a Nikon d5300

Hi I have a Vivitar Universal 500MM Preset Lens with a Nikon d5300 body. I bought the adaptor after reading that the lens will be compatible with my camera if i use manual mode. However, when i try it ...
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How to set a very fast shutter speed on DSLR video?

I am taking a 60fps 720p video, trying to get sharp frames of a motor rotating. Setting the shutter speed to 1/4000 and taking a picture (while the motor is rotating) results in the desired sharp ...
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Rokinon 135 mm lens behaving strangely with Nikon D5000

I recently brought a Rokinon 135 mm f/2 lens for my Nikon D5000 from Amazon. This lens is designed for Nikon cameras and the way it's supposed to work is when you mount it, you have to set the ...
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Why are the newly taken photos on my Nikon D5600 replacing older photos?

I bought a D5600 in 2017 and recently the newly taken photos keep replacing the older photos. This issue led to the loss of a third of the photos taken… I tried to find these lost photos in the memory ...
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Eliminating calendar view on Nikon D780

After each exposure the calendar view shows up on the screen. Playback display options does nothing to remedy this. I would like to see the image I just took without having to take an additional step ...
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Reverse-engineering Nikon B700 NRW + RAW12

Has anyone (besides Adobe) correctly reverse-engineered Nikon NRW RAW12 CFA data? My mission is to provide 'natural', unprocessed RAW12 mosaic (CFA) source to test an image processing system. The ISP ...
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Will a Nikon AF-S TC-17E II teleconverter work with a 70–300 AF lens on my D3400?

Will a Nikon AF-S TC-17E II Teleconverter adapter work on my D3400 with 70-300 AF lens?
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Why is my Nikon D5100's pop-up flash only lighting parts (top/bottom) of the frame?

I'm using a Nikon D5100 with a shutter count pf only around 7k. Now when I use it with the pop-up flash, only the thin top part or thin bottom part is flashed, the rest would be black or dark. I tried ...
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Does the Nikon Coolpix 900 need the exact CF card specified in the package?

I was given a Nikon Coolpix 900 (1998 model) but there was no CompactFlash memory card. Basically in so many words the original package came with a: EC-8CF 8MB CompactFlash card but now I am ...
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Cannot Select This File error on Nikon D500

I have a Nikon D500 with updated firmware to the latest version. I purchased a CFexpress card type B and formatted the card. I’m able to download my images to my Mac using a card reader. But when I ...
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When shooting raw stills, does the tone mode setting matter?

I'm going through some of the settings on a Nikon Z8, and one of the options when shooting raw is to switch the tone mode from SDR to HLG. In principle, I understand what these two modes do: HLG ...
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Nikon D500 is over exposing photos in burst mode

While using my D500 in burst mode, and upon review of the photos it appears that every other third photo or so is blown out (over exposed). Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Z5 NON Cpu lens atttached

I got this error message on my nikon Z5 Ether no lens is attached or the attached lens is non-CPU lens. to shoot with a non -CPU lens, change the shooting mode to P, S, A, or M I did all cleaning ...
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Is a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8f F-mount lens compatible with Nikon F55 or Nikon F80 film SLRs?

I have a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8N (AF/MF) lens that I use with my Nikon D5600 DSLR (aps-c). I'd like to buy a Nikon SLR film camera, an F55 or F80, and use it with this Yongnuo lens. What issues will I ...
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Photos disappeared from SD card

We took some great photos with our friends on the beach. We were using an older Nikon D3100. My girlfriend, who was the one who took most of them, noticed that a few of them were missing. She thought ...
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What Nikon lens is this? What kind of UV-pass beam splitter is this?

A detective challenge for this wonderful community of experts: I am working on a science museum exhibit about the different ways animals can see light. I am trying to reverse engineer the incredible ...
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Would a different body help me with noise reduction?

I've been spending time shooting people ballroom dancing under subdued lighting (without a flash or other lighting controlled by me). The kit I have been using for doing this is my Nikon D7500, ...
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Most suitable lens out of Nikon 18-105 / 18 - 140 / 18 300 Lens

I have Nikon 18-55 and 55-300 mm lenses, and I am looking for an alternate of these two. There are the lens of the following lenses for the replacement: Nikon 18-105Mm F/3.5-6.3G - Rs. 19540 (INR.) ...
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What lens for Nikon night landscape / sky photography? [duplicate]

I wanted to take night sky / aurora photos. I have currently been using Nikon D5300 with 18-105mm f3.5-5.6 lens. However I have noticed that it needs either a bit too long to take photos at night or ...
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Are there alternatives to the WP-G1000 silicone grease?

The Nikon AW1 (and other Nikon 1 series products which require this silicone grease) are all long discontinued. This extends to the silicone grease, a key product to maintaining the camera/underwater ...
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Nikon D800 Intervalometer Issue

I'm using my D800, and I've come across an issue, when I use the "Interval Shooting Mode", and use the following settings: 1/100th, f8, ISO 320, the camera disregards the interval of 5 ...
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Im thinking of buying a Nikon D610 do i need to get a specific lens for it to auto focus

Im thinking of buying a Nikon D610 do i need to get a specific lens for it to auto focus? I know Nikon do various lens mounts but not sure which I need to look for
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What is the reason for the rapid flashing of the green lamp on the Nikon COOLPIX S2900 camera when charging?

I have a Nikon COOLPIX S2900. Since yesterday when I try to charge it, the green light on the camera is blinking fast whereas before, it was blinking slowly when charging. This rapid flashing ...
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What could cause the Nikon D7500 display to look like a cartoon/colour blocking?

All of a sudden the display on my Nikon D7500 is showing photos in a "cartoonish" and colour blocking - the pictures are OK when I see them on my computer or my phone, but I can of course ...
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Can I shoot a multiple exposure with more than 2 exposures without manual intervention?

I’m considering the Nikon F75 for a film project requiring multiple exposures per frame. Does the Nikon F75 have a mode where the frame does not advance, for an arbitrary number of multiple exposures ...
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Configuring live view on external monitor for Nikon D7100 attached to microscope

The camera is attached to a professional dentistry microscope and feeds into an external monitor through HDMI. The live view on the monitor is really dark, and details undistinguishable. However, ...
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Why am I having problems focusing with extension tubes?

I am adding Kenko tubes to my Nikon 50mm 1.8 D lens. I need some advice. This is my first time using extension tubes. I can't focus. I'm just getting a blurred image. Any advice would be welcome.
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How to deal with sudden change of action and light?

In the forest yesterday, I was busy capturing birds in flight (BIF) when suddenly I saw two animals escaping underneath the trees. There was no time to change the settings and I just hit the shutter ...
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Not understanding the benefits of AF-ON button or option in the menu [duplicate]

I am simply not understanding the benefit of this feature. From a YouTube tutorial I learned about AF-ON button on few cameras. In my camera (Nikon D5600), it is located under: Autofocus Settings -&...
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Are AF improvements firmware specific or model specific? [duplicate]

I was checking reviews of Nikon Z6 II Autofocus capabilities. Few reviewers complained about AF not that great whereas few reviewers say that it is better after firmware update. Are auto-focus ...
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Can I use any flash for Nikon AWL (Advanced Wireless Lighting)?

I'm struggling with how you use CLS/AWL with mirrorless Nikons. I plan to buy a Z-mount body, but I need optical CLS/AWL compatibility which is a bit of a problem without a built-in flash to use as a ...
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