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Questions tagged [nikon-d3300]

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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Meike MK-910 + Nikon D3300

I've got a Nikon D3300 camera and decided to step up - buy an external flash. As I'm really tight on budget, I would opt for SB-100 "alternative" - Meike MK-910. My question is whether the flash and ...
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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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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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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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Why can my Nikon D3300 write to the card, but it's read-only on the computer?

Couple quick points (after a lot of googling with no answer): It's not the switch. The switch on the card is in the unlocked position. I just checked again, just to be sure. All the similar problems ...
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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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Is there a way use Live View tethered and superimpose a transparent view of the previous image on the monitor?

I want to shoot 2-D stop motion movies with an overhead camera rig. I want to be able to do the following: SEE MY CAMERA ON MY LAPTOP I want to be able to see what my camera sees on my laptop. How ...
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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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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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Is it possible to change shutter speed in Nikon D3300 remotely?

I have Nikon D3300 camera that has no built-in HDR feature. Anyway I would like to do some HDR photography. My question is: is there any way to change the shutter speed in Nikon D3300 remotely (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Blurry pictures shot from car [closed]

So recently I went on a trip to Toronto and I was taking pictures of the architecture of the buildings and most of the photos came out blurry I had my camera on auto focus and it was so slow and didn’...
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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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Will Nikon AF-S “G” lenses autofocus on the D3300?

When I checked the site of Nikon for D3300 camera, I found following description Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses; Autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF ...
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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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What is the sensor inside NIKON D3300?

Looking for a DSLR with Sony sensor inside, NIKON uses Sony EXMOR CMOS sensor in their DSLR. But there is no confirmation about what is the sensor used in NIKON D3300.
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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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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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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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How do I zoom in during image playback on a Nikon D3300?

I am new to the camera world. I have recently purchased a Nikon D3300. After I have taken a photo and try to view it on the screen, the plus (+magnification) button appears to do nothing when I try to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Nikon D3300 - Trouble Focusing on Birds both Stationary & Moving

I would like to know how to correct for the problem of capturing moving (or even stationary) birds amid foliage. Too often I end up with a blur even when I use a fast shutter under bright sunlight. ...
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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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How to do time-lapse photography without intervalometer using Nikon D3300?

I need your suggestions and tips on how to do time-lapse photography without using an intervalometer; I am using a Nikon D3300.
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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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Long Exposure shot - subject too bright

While I was on holiday, I tried to make use of my tripod to take a long exposure shot of Lago di Ledro. I put my Nikon d3300 on shutter priority with ISO of 100/200 and ss of a few seconds, however ...
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“Lens not attached” error with new Sigma 150-500 zoom lens on Nikon D3300

I received my sigma 150-500mm F/5-6.3 zoom lens. I connected my lens to my Nikon D3300 which is compatible. When I take a picture the picture is black. I think it's because the shutter is closed. I ...