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A Nikon F-mount DSLR that succeeded the D5300. Announced on January 5th, 2015

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How do I remotely control an SB-800 with my Nikon D5500?

Is there a way to use the Nikon SB-800 speedlight with the D5500 remotely? I’ve looked up tutorials and they keep showing how to put the camera in commander mode which I don’t seem to have on this ...
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How to fix shutter release disabled

I have a Nikon D5500 It has a message Shutter release disabled How do I fix this please
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SDXC card refused by Nikon D5500

I recently bought a used Nikon D3100 with several pieces at a bargain, including 2 Huawei Professional 128GB SDXC I V30 U3 C10. I'd very much like to use them in my D5500, but neither of them will be ...
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Camera hesitating or "jamming" after shooting in live view mode

Just bought a Nikon camera and started wondering why after taking a photo the camera would suddenly almost freeze or hesitate. This doesn't occur when using the viewfinder shoots like a normal camera. ...
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Why is my Nikon D5500 unable to lock focus while using Live View but works fine when using the ViewFinder?

It just keeps trying to find focus. If I press the half-click focus button I hear the motor moving and the numbers on my lens go from smallest to infinity and stop. If I press the half-click focus ...
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Why can't I turn on HDR on my Nikon DSLR? [closed]

There is something not allowing me to turn the HDR feature on, but I don’t know what it is.
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How can I set the two-second delay mode to persist for more than one shot on my Nikon DSLR?

Note — I don’t want to take multiple shots right in a row of the same scene. I want to be able to set it to 2 second or whatever delay and have it work for photo after photo, not once. Don’t know ...
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Is there any benefit to RAW+JPG being two separate files on Nikon?

Using Nikon D5500 & Nikon ViewNX-i When I first started taking photos I saved as JPG. After less than a month, received wisdom told me RAW was going to be a better, if larger, option & I've ...
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Why do images on the rear display of my Nikon D5500 look cartoon-like?

I think I turned on a setting that makes my pictures look cartoon-like when displayed using the playback image on Nikon. Please see image below of a screen shot of what I see on the Nikon. When I ...
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Neewer FC-16 and Nikon D5500

I have a Nikon D5500, SB-600 Speedlight and Neewer FC-16 wireless flash trigger and receiver system. My camera and flash are both in manual. The trigger and receiver are both set to "flash". The green ...
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What are the "picture control" values shown in EXIF info from Nikon D5500

Exif info for picture control sharpness and hue show large values as seen in attached : eg +-127 or +-124 etc Is this correct and what does this indicate
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Is the Nikon 24-120mm f/4 G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR Lens compatible with the Nikon D5500?

I'm new to photography, I got an offer of 24-120mm & d5500 in cheap price, I would like to know is lens 24-120mm and d5500 are compatible ?
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Nikin D5500 Nikon 35mm 1,8. Camera won't focus automatically

Why do I have to manually focus in "P" ? This lens says AF-S. I have gone through the settings and tried using different focus settings and the camera won't auto focus but I can manally focus. My ...
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Nikon Teleconverter compatibility

From the Nikon site, AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II [but the same caveat is on all 3 Teleconverters] Compatible with AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR lenses except AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED, 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ...
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How can I tell if a drop damaged my camera's sensor?

I dropped my Nikon D5500 recently from a height of around 3 ft onto a hard surface. Visibly, there is no damage to the camera. However, having handled some DSLRs, I think it's very unlikely that ...
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How do I select AF-C on a Nikon D5500?

How do I enable the AF-C option on my Nikon D5500? When I go into Focus Mode, I get two choices: AF-A and MF. All the books and online tutorials say there should be an option for AF-C on this camera ...
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Can the YN-560 IV flash be used with a Nikon DSLR in a mode other than manual?

As per the title, I have a Nikon D5500 DSLR, and after reading a couple of posts and reviews I purchased a Yongnuo YN-560 IV Flash from Amazon. Now it's here, I'm wondering if I made the wrong ...
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Nikon D5500 proximity sensor failure?

I've been struggling with this for some time, & I feel the issue has been getting worse. The rear screen of my D5500 works perfectly - when I press the menu button, or the 'view' button for the ...
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Will older models such as the D3300 replacement cover door fit my D5500?

I recently purchased a Nikon D5500 however the battery cover door has become dislodged and damaged the part shop near me however only stock older models of this part, will any older models work with ...
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What does the "[r #]" value in Nikon viewfinders and displays mean?

I've been struggling to find any reference to this in the manual for the D5500. Presumably once I know what it's even called it will be easier to research. On the right in the viewfinder, and also in ...
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