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Questions tagged [nikon-d5300]

A mid-range, 24.1 MP DSLR from Nikon which was released in 2013.

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What do the setting need to be on my Nikon D5300 to use off camera flash using Younguo triggers?

I have spent a few hours on this. The triggers are working and and are all on the same channel but I cannot get the flash to fire.
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Nikon D5300 Location Data?

I've recently bought the Nikon D5300 and everything seems fine apart from the GPS / Location Data. I bought it via 'Amazon.co.uk' > KCS Electronics. Basically the GPS flashes but I have not been able ...
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Error:“Press Shutter Release Button Again” on Nikon D5300 [duplicate]

My D5300 with 18-140mm lens is having problem "Press Shutter Release Button Again"...as error message pops ups in AF mode....but in manual focus mode...the error is not there, but images are over-...
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Black screen on Nikon 5300 after update

I did an update on my Nikon d5300 and for some reason during the install the camera turned off by itself and the after that I gave it some minutes and then turn it off from the switch and back on but ...
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What can I do about a lens cap which keeps falling off?

I carry a single camera with a single lens protected by a 52mm snap-on front lens cap LC-52. I typically walk in cities and museums from morning to night, taking time to compose a picture every 30 ...
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How can I use an SB-700 Speedlight off-camera without a pop-up commander or using an additional trigger?

It seems that the Nikon D5300 does not have a commander mode to trigger flashes remotely. I want to buy an SB-700 Speedlight but don't want to purchase a remote trigger. Is there any way to use the ...
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How to use GPS log from Nikon D5300?

I have turned on GPS tracking in my Nikon D5300. It generates a CSV text file with some data. @NikonD5300/ver1.02/wgs84 $GPGGA,192834.00,5053.0214,N,09532.3021,W,1,,,167.6,M,,,,*09 $GPRMC,192834.00,A,...
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Why won't my Nikon D5300 recognize an updated A-GPS file?

I'm having a problem updating the A-GPS file on my Nikon D5300 camera. I'm following the instructions downloading the file from http://nikonimglib.com/agps2/ and copying it to the NIKON folder on the ...
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“Record location data” gets switched off sometimes, why?

I want to record GPS coordinates for all of the pictures I take with my Nikon D5300. Unfortunately, from time to time, after coming back from a photographing expedition, I realize that none of the ...
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Turning my DSLR camera & macro lens into a microscope for endodontic treatment

I am a dentist and I have Nikon D5300 camera and a 105 mm macro lens. I tried to use them as a microscope for my work in treating people teeth (to magnify inside tooth pulp canals by more than 25x to ...
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Why doesn't the aperture change when I turn the ring on my Nikon lens?

I have a Nikon D5300, and I have a Nikon ED AF Nikkor 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 D lens. I cannot change the aperture manually in the lens — I can't take photos when I turn the ring. I want to buy a Rokinon ...
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how could I duplicate my Nikon D5300 live view on both my PC and camera itself?

I have been looking for finding a way to cast my camera's live view on my computer while I can watch the live view on the camera itself simultaneously. I could not find any solution like using ...
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How to update the A-GPS file on Nikon 5300?

I want to update my Nikon 5300's A-GPS file. At http://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.com/en/download/fw/111.html I clicked "Nikon 5300", accepted the license, and pressed "Download", which downloaded a ...
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How to take panaroma in dslr? [duplicate]

I use a Nikon D5300 and while taking a picture from a hill I wanted to take a panaroma but could not find such an option. Am I missing some hidden feature using which I can take a panaroma? If yes ...
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How do I prevent file naming restarts on Nikon D5300?

If I take a set of images and remove them from the card, the next batch will start again at DSC_0001. I would like when I empty my card my camera to continue from the last number that has been taken ...
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can I use a Yongnuo YN-565EX flash off-camera with my Nikon D5300?

I bought a Nikon D5300 and a Yongnuo YN565-EX. Can I use the flash off-camera using any mode or something without a separate trigger?
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Nikon D5300 in manual mode bug

I am using Nikon D5300 with AF-P Nikkor 18-55mm lens in the manual mode. While changing the shutter speed, it automatically and simultaneously changes the aperture. I find this to be very strange, ...
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How to focus on multiple object of interest [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D5300. Mode: Manual ISO: 100 (Bright Daylight) Aperture: f/5.3 Shutter:1/80 Lens: 70-300mm I am trying to find a way to focus on multiple objects, in my case, a bouquet of flowers. ...
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How do I manually focus a Nikon DX AF-P lens without focus markings to infinity?

I just bought a Nikon D5300 with dual lens kit. The AF-P DX 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G VR has no button for A/M focus control, and no indicator for focus distance. I want to start doing night photography and ...
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How to achieve sharpness on image [duplicate]

I'm new to photography and got my new 50mm Nikkor f1.8g for my DX camera D5300. I've taken first Portrait photoshoot of my friend in an outdoor park which looked nice on my camera screen. But when I ...
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Is there a way to display ISO and shutter speed in live view on a Nikon D5300?

I just bought a Nikon D5300. Is there a way to preview the frame with its ISO and shutter speed (in live view) before taking the picture?
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How to take sharper images indoors, scene with all objects in focus?

I have recently started photography. I have completed web course in beginner photography, but I am completely hopeless in getting sharp photos. I have Nikon d5300 with 18-70mm lens. And I want to take ...
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How do I turn on autofocus with a Nikon D5300 and a Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8 lens? [duplicate]

How do I turn on autofocus? Using the Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8 lens. I've gone into the menu selection and have fooled around with the AF settings but camera is still not focusing automatically... When I ...
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DSLR buying guide [closed]

I am going to buy a DSLR Nikon D5300, please suggest with which kit lens should I go, with D-ZOOM KIT: AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR or with AF-S 18-...
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Sigma HSM lens won't focus on Nikon D5300

I tried the Sigma 70-200mm 1:2.8 Macro HSM EX DG APO on my Nikon D5300 and it won't autofocus even though the lens is supposed to have a built-in motor. I've checked the camera settings to make sure ...
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Will this camera, lens and teleconverter combo work well?

My old Nikon D5000 finally bit the dust along with my grey market nikkor 70-300 lens. I am looking at replacing them both. The camera will be replaced by either the D5200 or D5300. The lens I am ...
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Does using GPS drain a camera's battery significantly?

I traded up to a Nikon d5300 from d3100 recently. I find the battery life is rather short compared the d3100. Does keeping the D5300 GPS utility drain the battery quicker? Also what can I do to keep ...
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Why would a full frame prime lens be less effective on a Nikon d5300?

I've seen many reviews that say Nikon FX lenses like the Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G or Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G have great sharpness and bokeh and of course work on Nikon APS-C sensor cameras like my D5300. But I'...
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What does the hot shoe do when I press the trigger?

I want to know what happens when I press the trigger. What signals are sent to the mount? I'm asking because I want my camera to trigger a flash that I'm building myself.
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How can I reset the connection between my laptop and my Nikon D5300?

Using gphoto2/gtkam, I have managed to obtain a live view of my camera on my laptop. However, gtkam (or digiKam, for that matter) stops showing the live view once I have taken a picture. Further ...
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Why my shot in winter has noise as I have an ISO of 200?

The picture below has noise it was a cloudy day, but light was good. And ISO was set to 200. I couldn't find a good reason in my reflection process to know why noise has emerged and what to do in ...
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Should I use a lower resolution because of lens sharpness?

I am using the Nikon D5300 with the kit 18-55mm VR lens. According to DXOMark, the sharpness with that lens is only 9 Megapixels. Is it worth shooting at 24 Megapixels if the lens is only resolving 9? ...
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Auto Distortion Control - do I need it?

I couldn't find anything that would explain plainly what this is, and do I need it. I have Nikon D5300, Firmware version C - 1.00, L - 2.009, and it is with the kit lens 18-55mm VR II. First, what is ...
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Why are photos taken with my old lenses all out of focus on my new Nikon D5300 body?

My Nikon D80 died, and I was bought a new D5300, body only. All the photographs are out of focus when I use the lenses I used with my D80. Why would this be? I'm using the Sigma 18-50 f/3.5-5.6 DC, ...
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How weather-proof is a Nikon D5300?

A few days back, I went for a riverside shoot with my Nikon D5300. Unfortunately, moderate rain soon started. I noticed a few photographers, probably with professional grade cameras, were daring ...
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How do I take the right exposure quickly with Nikon D5300 and old AI-S Lenses?

I've inherited an interesting set of old AI-S lenses from my dad. I use them on my Nikon D5300. They do work, but only in fully manual mode. It's cool that I can use those lenses but it takes me a ...
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How can I find the Nikon D5300 wifi WPA2 password?

When I try to connect to D5300 built-in wifi from my Android phone (WPS password correctly entered), I'm asked to provide a password to complete the WPA2 connetion. I've no clue which password I'm ...
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Autofocus problem on new Nikon D5300

I have a new Nikon D5300. It takes approximately 3 seconds between pressing the shutter release button halfway and getting autofocus. I get an autofocus to beep almost immediately and the green ...
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Why does Darktable show D5300 RAW (.NEF) in pink in darkroom?

I just installed Darktable, in lighttable mode my raw files are shown proper but in darkroom it shows pinkish. e.g. File https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/33211952/dsc_0013.nef Screenshot https:/...
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Did I make a mistake in choosing a D5300 rather than an older higher-end model? [duplicate]

I recently bought D5300, initially I was happy, but after attending some photo walk sessions. I realized most people are using either D7000 or D7100 and some D90. Now I'm confused whether I did big ...
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Is it possible to see images on screen when shooting in continuous mode on a Nikon d5300?

When I take photos in continuous mode (low mode) with my Nikon d5300, I see nothing on the screen while taking the photos, I only see the last taken photo when I stop shooting. Is it possible to ...
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How can I get the Shutter Actuations/Count for my Nikon D5300?

I recently purchased Nikon D5300 with 18-140mm lens. Just love the image quality this camera produces. I want to know my shutter actuations, for which I downloaded Opanda IExif 2.3 software, but ...