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Why won't my Nikon 1 V1 shoot outside for long-exposure after dark?

So I'm trying to use a Nikon 1 V1 (yes I know it's an ancient camera!) for taking long exposure photos of the night sky. I have a wide angle lens and have set the mode to M; using a remote in 'time' ...
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Nikon 1 J5 discontinued - what does it mean?

I am planning to get a Nikon 1 J5 but some sellers told me that it is discontinued. I am baffled. What does it mean when a camera model is discontinued? Does it mean that I should not go for it? Why? ...
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Why are my Nikon J1 pictures taken with the 30-110 zoom lens black?

Ok, so I'm new to this and we've had this camera for a while. If I use the 10-30 lens, everything is great. Pics and video work fine. If I put on the 30-110 zoom lens, I can barely see anything and ...
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How can I use a lens from a Nikon S1 on a D3300?

I have a Nikon S1 that I wanna use the lens from on a D3300. Is there a adapter I can use?
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What is the focal length of Nikon 1 lenses mounted on a full frame camera?

If I were to mount a Nikon 1 lens on a full frame camera what would the focal length be? I know that using a crop frame sensor means that the focal length is effectively increased. Are the Nikon 1 ...
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Are there macro lenses for the Nikon 1 system?

Girlfriend asked me if there is a macro lens for Nikon 1 J2. So far I only found Besel Macro2. This does look more like extension tube then lens. Does anyone has experience with this product or is ...
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At which lux level do the Nikon 1 cameras switch from PDAF to contrast-detection?

The Nikon 1 cameras are famous for being able to track focus with their on sensor PDAF. But the story goes that if light is low, it will switch to contrast-detect only and will not track focus as ...
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Will a Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 lens fit a Nikon 1 J1 camera?

Will a Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DI LD Macro (Nikon AF) fit a Nikon 1 J1 camera?
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Tele-zoom lens choices for Nikon 1 J1?

I recently got a Nikon 1 J1 camera and would like a bigger lens, I've been looking on the internet for answers but can't seem to find anything. I was looking for a 30-110mm size or larger at a ...
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Is it possible the Nikon 1 J1 can outperform the Sony NEX F3 in low light conditions?

Online reviews have indicated that NEX F3 is a superior device because it has a larger sensor, and therefore it would perform better under low light condition. However, today I tested both cameras. ...
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How To Take Better Macro Shots with Nikon 1?

I recently bought myself a Nikon 1 during a roadshow. When the sales rep demoed the functionality of the camera to me which includes taking macro shots, the pictures were crisp and bright. Convinced ...
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Why do the Nikon V1 lens' websites seem to give different f-stops than the lenses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can aperture be f/11 on a lens with an aperture range designation of 3.5-5.5? I am a recent (and so far quite pleased) owner of a Nikon V1. I am in the process of ...
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What is the reason to change the mount type in Nikon 1 series?

To use Nikon F-mount lenses, Nikon 1 series require an adapter. Moreover, the flash unit mount is a custom one too and it seems that there is no adapter at all, but maybe I'm wrong. What is the ...
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Could the Nikon V1 be a good camera for sports photography?

I think the new Nikon V1 looks promising as a camera for sports photography: it has lots of auto-focus points and focuses quickly it has a fast continuous shooting frame rate it is small and might ...
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