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The Nikon D3300 is an entry-level camera from Nikon introduced in 2014. It is a minor update of the older D3200, but did launch with a new, collapsible, kit lens.

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Nikon D3300 connect to smartphone

I own a Nikon D3300 and I want to use an external monitor but without spending too much money. D3300 doesn't provide WiFi capability. So, i found out that I can use my phone with an otg cable and ...
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Why are my dSLR-shot landscapes consistently overexposed vs. the same shots on my smartphone?

I recently returned from a trip to New Mexico taking pictures in the mountains, etc. I was taking pictures both with my Nikon D3300 18-300 1.35-6.3g with a UV filter and my iPhone X. My D3300 ...
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I Dropped my nikon D3300 [closed]

A few days ago I dropped my Nikon D3300. I then found it is taking overexposed images while all the settings are correct. The meter in manual mode misguides me even in daylight. At ISO 100, f/5.6 it ...
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Unable to click pictures with nikon D3500 [duplicate]

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1s_xLLeXyCNRJmyem2vkqLd-g9XnU3DZm?usp=sharing here is the link of pictures and videos to my problems. To describe it in words, my camera nikon d3500 is going ...
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Product photography sharpness?

I’m doing a few pieces of product photography but has to be amazon approved so on a 255 background I took this shot but sadly every time you zoom a little into the photo it’s not as sharp as I’d like. ...
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Could someone share AF calibration settings for Sigma 18-35mm lens on Nikon D3300?

I have auto focus problems with Sigma 18-35 which I recently bought on D3300. I would like to see other's AF adjustment/calibration settings. I am having a hard time with setting it up. Are the ...
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Does Nikon D3300 and Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR Lens work together?

I have a Nikon D3300 camera body and now i am planning to buy a zoom lens. And i have shortlisted this Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR lens to purchase. But i am very confused that is ...
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What lens can I take to Banff for my Nikon D3300?

I currently have Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G and NIKON AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II Lens. Which lens should ...
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Ultrawide Lens for Nikon D810 and D3300

I know my question is a bit general but I am super confused as the range of available lenses is amazingly wide. I am looking for an ultrawide lens for my gears (D810 and D3300) to do: 1. Landscape ...
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How do you put on 55mm Vivitar Wide Angle Lens and Telephoto Lens on a 18-55mm Nikon D3300?

I have a Nikon d3300 with 18-55mm lens. I bought 55mm Vivitar Wide Angle Lens and Telephoto Lens. And it won't screw on. Do I need an adapter?
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Nikon d3300 "the option is not available in current settings or in the cameras current state"

I have a good condition Nikon d3300 that randomly started giving me the error "This Card is Not Formatted". Then when I try to format, it says "the option is not available in current settings or in ...
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3rd party Nikon battery stopped working

recently I came across really strange issue: A non-original replacement battery (EN-EL14a) for my DSLR (Nikon D3300) I bought about year ago, suddenly stopped working. In particular, when inserted ...
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Nikon D3300 takes black images in daylight after fall: is it the body or the lens?

I have a Nikon D3300 DSLR with 18-55mm lens. It was working well, but yesterday fell from the tripod. Now, I am trying to take pictures, but it just says the subject is too dark and can't adjust the ...
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Which Macbook app to use with WU-1a adapter?

Before I buy a WU-1a adapter for my Nikon D3300, I'd like to know which app to download for connecting the adapter to my Macbook... Ideally, the photos would auto-download to my Mac while shooting... ...
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Which is the better lens for nikon d3300. Is it 50mm FX 1.8G or 35mm DX 1.8G

I am really confused whether to buy Nikon 35mm DX f/1.8 lens or 50mm FX f/1.8 lens for my Nikon D3300 camera, because of its 1.5 crop factor. I know that if I use a 50mm FX lens on my camera, it will ...
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Autofocus Sigma 17-70 Macro OS HSM not working on D3300

I've purchased a used Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC OS HSM for my Nikon D3300. It appears to work fine, with one exception: the autofocus. I've checked the switch on the lens and it is set to AF. However, ...
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How can I effectively manually focus a Nikon D3300 using the viewfinder? [duplicate]

I'been having a bad time trying to shoot photos with manual focus. When I'm trying to shoot a picture, using the viewfinder it's really hard to see how sharp is the picture you see through the ...
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Nikon D3300 autofocus issue

I just bought a Nikon D3300 from a guy from eBay. (Actually not eBay, but a Dutch website, same concept). It came with 3 lenses: an 18-55mm kit lens, a Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3, and a 50mm f/1.8 lens,...
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Why is my Nikon D3300 taking almost totally black pictures through the viewfinder but is fine on liveview?

Total beginner here, have been having great fun with my Nikon D3300 during the past year but recently, when using the viewfinder, everything looks perfect but when I look at the image that has been ...
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Lens Recommendation on aps-c Nikon for Stock and Composites

I intend to shoot Stock photos in a properly lit shotbox. At the same time need a "general purpose" lens to shoot objects and landscape (no need for macro neither portraits in close distance). ...
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What is this strange circular design between shutter and EV compensation button on the Nikon D3300?

I found a strange circular design on my Nikon D3300. I could not find this referenced in the manual. What does this signify?
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Can i stop a 'Easy Panorama' manually on my Nikon D3300?

Can i stop a panorama manually on my Nikon D3300? I have looked in my user's manual and it just says it will stop automatically at the end. Is there any way i can stop it before?
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Can i do any damage by formatting my memory card to clear it, on a regular basis?

I have recently been clearing my SD card in my camera by formatting it using the camera. Can this harm the SD card or is it ok?
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How to capture a long lasting time lapse

I would like to know how I could achieve with my Nikon 3300 a pretty long, whole day, time lapse ( sun rising, clouds moving, cars moving, sun setting, etc). I am not 100% sure my camera's battery ...
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Nikon D3300 takes photos with no focus point

I know that photograppy is about the user and not the camera but when I have been taking pictures of birds in flight my camera can't hold a focus point. I have it set up for back button focusing in ...
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How do I remove the eyecup from my Nikon D3300?

Could someone please tell me how to remove the rubber eyecup from my Nikon D3300?
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I left my dslr turned on for several days. Was it harmed? [duplicate]

I have an entry level DSLR Nikon D3300 which I left in its bag couple of days back. Today I found it was still turned on. I was just wondering if there can be any trouble because of that. Will this ...
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How does auto focus (AF) work when i am using a wireless remote on my D3300?

Could someone please tell me how auto-focus works on my Nikon D3300 when using my wireless remote (ML-L3). Does it still autofocus when i press the remote button?
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Nikon 50mm f/1.8 even on manual gives fEE error with D3300? [duplicate]

The camera functions fine from f/1.8 all the way to f/22 when I lock the aperture ring at f/22. Whenever I try to use the aperture ring, however, it gives an fEE error and that is even on manual mode ...
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Lens for beach and portrait photography

I own a Nikon D3300, which I bought along with an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6. I am a complete newbie and until now I've been shooting in auto mode. Recently I learned about Aperture, Shutter speed and ISO ...
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Wrong color representation in the image

I have an issue of getting similar color of background as the subject, most of the time (not all) the image comes out like this, the water in the background is certainly not the color it captured in ...
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Nikon sg-3ir more robust D.I.Y. alternative?

I was recently looking at the nikon sg-3ir to cover the flash on my nikon d3300 so I can use it as a flash trigger. However for what they are, the sg-3ir units are quite expensive and I was wondering ...
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Why do i have vignette around my photos? [closed]

I have recently purchased a Nikon 18-105mm VR lens for my D3300. I took photos with it today and there are dark patches in the corner of each photograph. I was not using any filters or a lens hood. ...
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Why do all my photos look blurry on my Nikon D3300?

When I take photos on my Nikon D3300, unless it's in auto mode, the photos are always incredibly bad quality and too dark, even though the ISO is on the highest. What could be the cause of this and ...
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Multiple exposure feature on my Nikon D3300?

I have been trying to find a multiple exposure mode on my D3300 but cannot find one, could someone tell me where to find it or if there even is one? Thank You
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How can I get a blurred background with a kit lens? [duplicate]

How can I take a image with blur background? I am a new photographer but its no my profession, its my passion. If someone know about this then tell me.
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How can i shoot in aperture priority with auto ISO?

I have been trying to take some photos with the camera in aperture priority mode but have found the ISO is not automatically adjusted. Can someone tell me if and how i can use auto ISO in aperture ...
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Will my camera autofocus over the full range of a telephoto lens with variable aperture?

I'm looking to get a Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 for my Nikon D3300. I've been trying to wrap my head around the crop factor and how that works and how it affects auto focus. Spec sheet for my D3300 say ...
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How can I take a panorama with my Nikon DSLR on a dull day?

I went out the other day with my Nikon D3300 and tried to do a panorama, the camera said it was unable to do a panorama because it wasn't light enough, does anyone know how to resolve this?
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Why is A mode on my Nikon D3300 overexposing at f/9 and higher?

I have a Nikon D3300 and Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 OS DG lens. When I use the camera in Aperture priority mode and set the aperture to f/9, the images I am getting are very overexposed. If I underexpose ...
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Where can i find and select 'Bulb mode' on my Nikon D3300

Could someone please tell me where to find bulb mode on my Nikon D3300??
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Where can i find Burst mode on my Nikon D3300?

I have purchased a Nikon D3300 and cannot find Burst mode on it, could someone please tell me where to find it??
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How can i change how quickly my screen goes off Nikon D3300

I find it really annoying when i am looking at my settings or whatever and the screen goes blank too quickly, how can i change this??
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Why does my shutter makes two sounds?

I have a Nikon D3300. When I take a photo, it makes one sound than after two seconds, it makes one more sound. This thing irritates me because I can't take photos rapidly and I have to wait for 2-3 ...
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Is a Nikkor 70-300mm lens compatible with a Nikon D3300?

I have just bought my first DSLR, a Nikon D3300 with an 18-55mm lens. I want to enhance my reach and purchase a higher lens. My choice is a Nikkor 70-300mm but one of my friends said that as my camera ...
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What are the differences between the Nikon D3300 and D300s?

I'm just browsing on the internet and I cannot decide which camera fits better for what I am looking for. For example, the Nikon D3300 has more megapixels than a D300S, but for some reason, I don't ...
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Phase detection autofocus not working well after motherboard replacement

my unfortunate story foes like this. I broke the flash card slot in my Nikon D3300. Unfortunately it was too tiny to solder new one on, so I ended up purchasing a used motherboard and successfully ...
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Is it possible to set Auto-ISO in Aperture priority mode on a Nikon D3300?

I have a Nikon D3300. I spend most of my time in auto mode. Of course, almost all settings are locked (it is auto mode, after all). I had hoped that there would be a series of modes that give you ...
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18-55 VRII or 35mm 1.8 for Nikon D3300 [duplicate]

I own a 18-55 kit lens for my Nikon D3300. i plan to sell it and buy a 35mm 1.8 prime lens. will it worth. i think there is no much difference in focal range of the both
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Nikon D3300 with AF 50mm lens [closed]

I'm going to buy an AF 50mm lens for my Nikon D3300 because I do not have money to buy an AF-S lens. I plan to use it with manual focus. Will it be worth it and give good results ?
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