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24MP entry-level Nikon DSLR, introduced in 2012 to replace the 14MP D3100. It was replaced in 2014 by the D3300, which also has 24 MP.

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Nikon 3200 focus hunting when in manual mode

I'm using a Nikon D3200 for a short stop motion video. The scene 2-d, some colored elements on a plain white background. The AF finds it hard to focus so I've switched the lens to manual focus, but ...
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Upgrading Nkon D3200 to Canon 600D

Currently I am using Nikon d3200, and I am thinking to upgrade my camera to Canon 600D/ Rebel T3i. Is it a better idea to upgrade from Nikon to Canon. Though I can spend on some new lens for my Nikon, ...
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What disadvantages does the Quiet Shutter Mode have?

I'm using the Nikon D3200, which has a Quiet Shutter Mode. As I understand it, the mirror is mainly delayed from moving again during the shot, thus the "quieter" mode. What I'm curious about ist how ...
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Nikon D3200 focus problem

I have a problem on Nikon D3200 with autofocus, using viewfinder it works in cca 70% cases, sometimes it has a problem to focus on objects (which distance is relevant). Using liveview it works ...
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Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor?

Yes I do realize other people asked this question before mostly about android tablets. I am not looking to macgyver something that limits 80% of the camera functionality and most answers focus on that....
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How to choose the correct white balance for star trail photography (Nikon D3200)

These last days I've been practising star trails photography. It's not complicated, but there's a problem that keeps me giving headaches: the white balance. I know, for this type of situations, I ...
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How do I find out what camera was used to take this photo?

I want a way to know what camera produced this beautiful photo. I shot a photo in the same place with my Nikon D3200, but it was not close to the quality of the other shots. I believe that could be ...
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Nikon D3200 turning Flash off in P, S, A, M mode

My Nikon D3200 has a weird flash problem. I've tried all conventional methods with no luck. Symptoms: Flash never pops up in any mode. Whenever photo is taken with flash turned on it flashes with ...
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Supermoon: In focus and Out of focus

In focus moon Tonight I took several pictures of the Super Moon, I am a novice practicing in manual mode. Can someone explain why these photos are drastically different. The out of focus was shot ...
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Can a Nikon D3200 shoot infrared video? [closed]

Can a Nikon D3200 camera shoot HD infrared videos?
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What flash gear should I get? [closed]

I was planning to get a flash for my Nikon D3200. What things do I need if I want to trigger off-camera flash, in situations like to get a back light? Do I need to buy some extra wireless transmitters ...
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Can I tether my Nikon D3200 to Lightroom?

I have a Nikon D3200. I would like to use Lightroom to tether the camera, but Lightroom is not detecting it. Can I tether my camera to Lightroom?
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Beginner lens for Nikon D3200 [duplicate]

Which lens is good for beginner with Nikon D3200? Is there any other better lens to replace combo kit or should I stick with the combo kit only?
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What lenses can I use on a Nikon D3200?

I'm a new guy to photography so recently I bought a Nikon D3200 camera with an 18-55mm lens. So I just want to know is this a good camera to use? What is the longest lens I can use on this camera? And ...
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Can you use the PE 2505 flash for Nikon D3200

I recently purchased a Nikon D3200 and I have a PE 2505 Flash sitting in my garage. Can I use that on my Nikon D3200? I was going to try it but I didnt want to damage the camera in anyway. The flash ...
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Is it okay if I connect my nikon dslr d3200 to my computer via usb connector while taking pictures?

I took a pictures with my camera while connecting it to the pc and the pictures I took suddenly appears to my camera's sd card folder, Im using Nikon D3200, Is it okay if i use it while connecting or ...
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What is the Nikon D3200's diffraction limit?

I'm new to the world of macro so do bear with me! I shoot pictures of fish through aquariums, so normally this means the lens is always perpendicular to the glass surface to avoid blurring. However ...
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Nikon D3200 video tethering software?

With Canon's EOS Utility software, you can connect your Canon DSLR to a laptop via HDMI and: control focus and zoom (if you have autofocus lenses), start and stop video recording, white balance, ...
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Does the Sigma 70-300 AF-D work on the Nikon D3200?

When I mount the lens the camera asks me to set the aperture to the lowest setting and lock the ring. When I lock the ring the lens works but the auto focus is non existent. The seller on eBay that I ...
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Should I be worried about the pixelation in my photo? [closed]

I took a photo of a lake and while editing it I found that the image actually had sensors pixel view all over the picture. Is this something I should worry about? Here in my photo, Pixels of the ...
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Can I add a watermark to my photo using Capture NX-D?

I would Like to know if Capture NX-D can add a watermark to my photos. I searched through the software and the help menu but didn't find any. Is this possible? If yes, how?
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Nikon D3200 battery drain out quickly

My Nikon 3200 battery drains out quickly. When the company says 500 to 600 photos in a complete charge, I am getting only 70 to 100 photos(without flash and manual focusing) in a full charge. Is it ...
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Mount an Opteka 650-1300mm lens to a Nikon D3200?

My husband bought me an Opteka 650-1300mm telephoto lens for my Nikon D3200 and I can't figure out how to attach it. Do I need to buy a lenses adaptor? Or am I just not doing it right?
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How to do custom bokeh on Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm lens (f3.5)? [duplicate]

I am attempting to use custom bokeh for an effect in which words appear in out of focus lights. After many experimentations i still can't manage to get it to work, i believe this is largely because of ...
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Does the Sigma 70-300 AF-D lens have an autofocus motor?

If I buy an AF-D lens, the Sigma 70-300mm for Nikon D3200, from Amazon, will it have an autofocus motor? There's a listing with "Built in Motor for Nikon". What does this mean?
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What type of lens should I buy? [closed]

I'm fairly new to the photography and just recently have been looking to buy new lens. My boyfriend bought me a Nikon D3200 last Christmas and I just recently started using it more frequently. The ...
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What to buy Nikon D3200 or Nikon D5200? [closed]

I want to buy a new camera just for every day use. Taking photos of kids and their activities, holidays, etc. Which Nikon is the better option? The D 3200 or the D 5200?
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Upgrade Path from Nikon D3200 [duplicate]

I am looking for recommendation on upgrade path from my current needs to have sharper image quality. My Equipments Nikon D3200 2 years old. 35mm 1.8 DX Lense (my primary go to lense for everything) ...
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Why isn't live view on my D3200 matching the exposure I've set manually?

I have a Nikon D3200 and it was working perfectly in manual mode. I used the live view mode and it previously showed the scene in the way that picture was supposed to be taken. I accidentally reset ...
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Do I have to buy a 35/1.8 to get background blur or can I use the kit lens? [duplicate]

I have a Nikkon D3200 and it comes with a 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Auto Focus-S DX VR NIKKOR Zoom Lens. I read that before I purchase a 35mm prime lens, I should set my lens to 35mm and then take pictures ...
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Pentax k1000 lens with Nikon d3200? [duplicate]

My first camera was a Pentax k1000, can I use the 1 : 2 50mmlens from the Pentax k100 on my Nikon digital SLR?
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How do I attach a Vivitar wide angle lens to my Nikon d3200?

I've just bought a Nikon D3200. It included a Vivitar Series 1 high-definition 0.43X 52mm wide angle lens (along with a 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 auto focus-S DX VR Nikkor zoom lens). I really have no idea ...
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Focusing issues with Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D on D3200

I have a Nikon D3200 and I have used in the past year and half a 35mm f/1.8 G DX prime lens . I have rented several other lenses and I also have a 50mm 1.8G prime too (I'm sure that some of you will ...
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Why is taking pictures with screen turned on with Nikon D5300 very slow?

So when I turn the preview mode to ON and try to take a picture, it's taking it very slowly, about 4-5 seconds before the actual picture is taken. And the worst of it, is that it "sounds" like it ...
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Why are images shot in monochrome mode in color when I download them?

I shot some picture using monochrome mode on my Nikon D3200. When I transferred them to my computer, they appear in color - I cannot see the monochrome effect. What can I do?
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Which lens do I need for a christening? [closed]

Which lens do I need when photographing a christening? Inside a church. I have a Nikon D3200.
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What kind of lenses will work with my new Nikon DSLR?

Ok so I just bought Nikon D3200, kinda loving it, kinda not. What kind of lenses do I need for it? What does the lens need to say on it or on the description for it to work properly with this camera?
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Nikon D3200 - protection against snow, cold and rain, and how well does it work in -20/-30C? No tripod! [duplicate]

I know that the battery stops working when it gets too cold and I'd need to warm it up again, but other than that, is there anything else that I'd need to know if I want to shoot in -10C or -20C or ...
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Nikon D3200 - quality loss with stock lens and with old lenses?

I know that you can use an adapter to mount various old lenses on D3200, but would I lose quality by doing so? I even read something that said that the default VR2 lens delivers 3 times as poor ...
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Nikon D3200 image quality compared to D3300?

I've read conflicting posts and seen no decent pictures comparing the two... Is the quality of D3200 much worse compared to that of D3300? I'm asking assuming someone who pays attention may have tried ...
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Is Nikon D3200 optimal for my situation? [duplicate]

I am considering buying my first DLSR and found the D3200. It appeals to me because of the high MP count, 1080p video shooting and low price. It also seems to do very well on this site: http://...
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Is it possible to smartly control the camera from a smartphone using a wireless module?

I have a Nikon d3200. It has got all the basic features a photographer probably needs. Why I want to use a smartphone to control camera is because, Sometimes its flexible. An added swivel LCD screen....
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Nikon D3200 does not recognize the Nikkor AF-S 50mm 1.8G

I bought a new Nikkor 50mm AF-S 1.8G to add to my Nikon D3200, however, it will not recognize the lens. It says "Lens Not Attached" in all modes with error "NON CPU lenses can only be used in manual ...
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D3200 “Lighting is Poor; Flash Recommended” with 35mm f1.8DX lens on Manual

Yesterday I took my D3200 out with a 35mm f1.8 and 70-300 f4-5.6 lens for some fall shots at a park. I pulled my camera out of the bag, mounted the 35, switched to manual, lined up my shot, and then......
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How should I handle the poor quality of my camera's rear LCD screen?

I recently bought a D3200 after owning a D90 and seeing how my friends D3100 functions. The D3200 is a very nice, cheap camera but I was surprised by the very poor quality of the pictures in the ...
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Nikon D3200 Android USB control

I have a tablet having Android operating system, and a Nikon D3200 camera. I was wondering if there is any way to connect them together so that I can use the tablet as a remote control. I have already ...
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Mounting Sigma 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 APO Macro Super on Nikon D3200

I have been given a Sigma 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 APO Macro Super lens and I want to fit it to my D3200. The problem is that the mount on the bottom of the Sigma lens is too big for the D3200 lens mount and ...
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How to stop Nikon D3200 from shooting everything at ISO 3200 in Auto mode

When I use the Auto mode on my Nikon D3200, it will almost always shoot at ISO 3200, even if I have a potent external flash in place. Because of the quite small pixel size of the camera, it will make ...
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Can I use vintage lenses on Nikon D3200

I tried researching this but I kept getting contradictory answers - is it possible to use vintage/film lenses on Nikon D3200 (with lens adapters if necessary)? If so, are these lenses limited to Nikon,...
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How to change aperture in manual mode on an entry-level Nikon SLR?

In manual mode on my Nikon D3200 I cannot change just the f/stop setting. It only changes in relation to the other settings. How can I reproduce settings that I have found in books on photography if I ...