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Picture gets blurry when zooming in

My Nikon 3400's kit lens(18-55mm) works fine when I take pictures at 18mm. But when I extend lens beyond that, the picture gets blurry(no clarity). Though I can focus on extremely close distances ...
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Even after formatting SD card it shows This memory card cannot be used error in the camera screen

My nikon d3400 shows This memory card cannot be used. Card may be damaged. Insert another card. The error shows after taking one or two photos. I formatted in the camera but still the error shows. I ...
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Does cleaning the camera sensor affect its autofocus capabilities?

I cleaned my dirty sensor of nikon d3400 few days back and the dirt spots are gone now. But a random thought came to me which is troubling me now. I wanted to know if cleaning the sensor could alter ...
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How do I capture northern lights? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon d3400 with kit lens 18-55 mm af-p DX. What is the right camera settings for northern lights photography?
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Older lenses on Nikon d3400 [duplicate]

I’m new to photography, and I’m interested If I use older lenses like series E ,AF, AF-D or AF-G will I have problems with metering system or just have to use manual controls ?
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Can I set non-full stop ISO values on my D3400?

I recently got into photography and use a Nikon D3400. I have started shooting in Aperture Priority and Manual modes about 2 weeks ago and I noticed something strange regarding the ISO. When I am ...
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The battery in my Nikon D3400 dies after 50 shots. What shall I do?

I just purchased my first DSLR, the D3400. It's not been more than a day and I fully charged the battery before using the camera. I took about 45-50 shots and the battery is dead again. I talked to ...
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DSLR suddenly switches from RAW to FINE

I've noticed that sometimes my Nikon D3400 suddenly "decides" to switch from RAW to FINE (most of the times it happens when I take the SD card out, but I don't really understand why). Is there ...
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How can I tell if a 3rd-party flash is compatible with my camera?

I am looking for a TTL flash compatible with my Nikon D3400. I am going to use it with a Tamron 70-300 (this one, to be precise) (which I have not bought yet) and with the 18-55 kit lens. I don’t have ...
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Is there any adapter to mount older Canon EF lenses on a newer Nikon DSLR? [duplicate]

Before the question, here’s some background story: My uncle just brought me his old Canon EOS 100 that he cannot use anymore because there is nowhere where he can develop photos. I am not going to use ...
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Why won't my D3400 take flash pictures even when focused?

Recently my camera has randomly stopped letting me take photos on settings that have a flash or have a flash option. It focuses, and goes as if it is going to take a picture but nothing happens. No ...
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"Photographs cannot be taken" with manual lens and wireless triggers with off-camera flash

Good evening, The equipment combination I am trying to use is: Nikon D3400 Tokina 100mm Pro-D 2.8 lens* Neewer NW860iin Speedlite** Neewer N1Tn wireless hotshoe transmitter** Neewer N1Rn wireless ...
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Telephoto lens will autofocus but not shoot

I have a Nikon D3400 with two stock lenses. My Nikkor 18-55 mm lens performs well. My 70-300 mm lens, on the other hand, developed an issue in the last month. The autofocus of the lens works well, but ...
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Is it possible to use the Remote Photography feature of Snapbridge to control my Nikon 3400D with an iPhone?

Is there any way to use the "Remote Photography" feature of Nikon's Snapbridge app to control my D3400 with my iPhone? I tried, but it only allows me to download pics from the D3400.
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Canon 700d Old vs Nikon D3400 New [closed]

I am newbie here. I am planning to buy a small camera for family photography and need your suggestions. I am getting one Canon 700d with 18-135mm lens (Shutter count is 3000) and it's 3 years old vs ...
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Why isn't Corel Aftershot 3 opening my RAW file?

I have photos shot in RAW+JPEG taken with a Nikon D3400 that I have been trying to open and process in Corel Aftershot 3 (not AfterShot Pro) with no success. The photos are saved as .nef files. Here'...
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How do I enable Bluetooth in my Nikon D3400? [duplicate]

The option to turn on Bluetooth (and location) in my Nikon D3400 is greyed out, and an error pops up that says, "this option is not available at current settings or in the camera's current state". I ...
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How do I fix the problem on my Nikon D3400 saying "lens not attached" for a Vivitar series 1 500 mm manual Telephoto lens?

I just bought a Nikon D3400 and it came with a kit including the Vivitar* (series 1) 500mm f/8 telephoto lens. I expected it to attach and work immediately, but the t mount adapter* for the lens ...
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Can I import RAW files from Nikon D3400 into Lightroom 5?

I use Lightroom 5. Recently bought a Nikon D3400 and have used it in RAW file mode. I usually transfer via the SD card through a card reader (I use a Mac). Do I need to make any changes to Lightroom ...
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