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Nikon is a prominent manufacturer of cameras and lenses, including DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and CoolPix compact cameras.

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How to download Raw files from Nikon D5500

I took photos with my Nikon D5500 using RaW and jpeg settings. When I try to transfer the images with Nikon software, only jpeg was transfered and not the RAW files.
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Do I need to remove sd card and battery from DSLR after every use?

I'm new to this field, today only i got my first dslr. I don't know whether i should leave my sd card and battery as such after turning off my camera everytime or not.
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Will accidentally pushing the rewind button of FM2 ruin the whole exposures?

I accidentally pressed the rewind button (at the bottom of the camera) of Nikon FM2. I was at my 15th exposure. In such situation, what should I do? Will it destroy my whole exposures?
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Can Nikon Nikorr 50/1.4D be used with a Nikon FM2?

I plan to obtain Nikon Nikorr 50/1.4D. Can it be used for Nikon FM2? Is it an AiS lens? I read somewhere that non AiS Lens may damage FM2.
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How do I adjust aperture on my Nikon F-mount lenses when I adapt them to a Canon EOS body?

So I bought a Nikon F mount to Canon EOS adapter so I can use Nikon lenses on my Canon body. Unfortunately my Nikon lenses are stuck at their smallest aperture while on the Canon body and the camera ...
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ISO and aperture not syncing with flash over wireless triggers

I’m using Nikon d3200 and Neewer VK750II Flash, off camera, with neewer fc16 trigger and receiver. In TTL mode, the flash fires correctly with the shutter speed but it doesn’t sync ISO or angle (...
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Nikon lens rattles [duplicate]

I have Nikon 18-55 AF-S VR lens. The other day I heard some rattling from the lens while turning the camera on. Also, there is a little bit of a shake on the view finder. Everything else is working ...
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Are these rear element lens scratches and do they matter?

I got a used Nikon AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm 1:2.8 G ED lens, but notice these scratches on the rear element: Am I correct that the white marks are scratches and will these matter or will blur of ...
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Old non-electric vivitar 7 element teleconverter with an autofocus lens makes the aperture stop down to f22 when taking a shot?

I used an old vivitar 7 element teleconverter on a Nikon d300 with an autofocus 35mm 1.8 lens today. The lens always gets stopped by the camera to the minimum aperture f22 when taking the shot and I ...
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Is nikon Z6 a good replacement for D750 on outdoors photojournalism?

We're looking for a replacement to our worn-out Nikon D750. Our budget limits us to two choices: another D750 or a Z6. We know about the many advantages Z6 has over D750, but don't know if it's ...
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Can a DSLR take a better photo (less blurry and less noisy) of artworks than a Point and Shoot Camera (Nikon B500)?

These photos are taken from my Nikon B500 Point and Shoot camera. See the Orange marks here. The area nearby these marks is not well photographed. I guess you might not see much difference but as I ...
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External Flash Only Fires Once

Weird problem - Setup is as follows: D5600 -> Pixel TF-322 hotshoe to sync cable adapter -> Flashpoint FPBF120 strobe. The strobe only fires the first time I hit the shutter button; after that, the ...
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Broken screen on Nikon D3. How can I fix it?

I've a Nikon D3. One day unexpectedly the rear LCD screen has stopped working. It shows only white lines, as in the attached pic. I've changed 4 screens: the first: shows only few light green lines ...
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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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Why won't the autofocus on my Nikon 200-500 work?

I can't seem to get the autofocus on my brand new Nikon 200-500 f/5.6E lens to work. All the settings (on the camera and lens) are set to autofocus. Trying other lenses on the camera, the autofocus ...
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Nikon D750 inbuilt interval timer strange behaviour

If my exposure time is 30 sec & if I set interval time 31 sec or 32 sec, then it is not working properly. Camera should take each shot 1 sec or 2 sec gap, but camera takes long time between each ...
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How to access RAW image of Nikon D7200 in Lightroom 5.7 or Photoshop CC?

I have Nikon D7200, I clicked all my pics in .NEF(RAW) format, now I am unable to access the images in Lightroom 5.7 and Photoshop cc, I tried to install plug-in in Photoshop cc, but some how failed ...
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I cannot get the Nikon D3300 firmware to open or copy

I am trying to update the Nikon d3300 firmware. I downloaded it - I cannot get it to open / or run
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Autofocus issue in liveview for Tamron 70-300mm

I have been facing autofocus issue with Tamron 70-300mm VC USM lens on Nikon D5300. The camera autofocuses fine through viewfinder but it is not able to autofocus at all in liveview, the lens just ...
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Why doesn't manual focus work with my Nikon D7200 and AF-S 300mm f/4 ED?

I have finally gotten myself a D7200 (2.017 & 1.04 firmware) and a 300mm f4/D AF-S (non VR version). My lens's serial number is 33xxxx. AF works, but manual focus does not work. I have tried ...
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Is this a genuine Nikon Lens Pen?

I bought this branded as a Nikon Lens Pen (came in "Nikon" packaging, etc. Same price as listed on Nikon's website). Only after opening & using it did my suspicion arise, it feels cheaply ...
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Nikon d750 shot/snap delay

I've recently upgraded to a Nikon d750. I take photos semi professionally, but I'm still learning a few things. One annoying problem I can't seem to figure out with the new camera is when I'm taking ...
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mirror damper material

I am about to change the light seals of my Nikon FE using a self-adhesive light seal foam with 1.5mm of thickness (which is the thickness I've seen recommended for my model). I also need to change the ...
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Nikon ViewNX-i and sidecar files

I wanted to use Nikon View NX-i to set the GPS coordinates in my raw files but it seems the data are always going to a sidecar file. I got a folder NKSC_PARAM aside of my raws with .nksc files inside ...
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Why isn't a Sigma HSM lens autofocusing with my Nikon D5600 — is there a compatibility problem?

Today I had a chance to try a Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM, a 2013 model lens, on my Nikon D5600. Everything was okay. I was able to take pictures with it. But auto focus didn't work as it should....
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How can I have the LiveView of my camera displayed on a TV or Laptop screen?

If I simply plug in my USB-HDMI cable to a TV or laptop from my camera is there a setting I need to turn On to switch my LCD screen to my TV or computer? My camera is a Nikon D600. I don't want to ...
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Can I get this nikon d750 repaired or replaced?

I searched for answers on why my autofocus stopped working for my Nikon D750. I found that someone posted: “Note that when using AF lenses that are not AF-S lenses the AF/M switch on the camera ...
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How to change ISO in Nikon P900 for time lapse star trails?

When I set up my P900 for time lapse star trails it shows the ISO as 100 in the bottom left of the monitor screen and no matter what I have tried, I cannot change the ISO to say, 1600 or 3200 for a ...
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Lack of Focus/Sharpness on Zoom

I have recently taken what I thought were hundreds of amazing pictures of a group of seals on an CA beach - only to find every single picture is clearly out of focus or lacks sharpness. A sample ...
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Why won't my 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G auto-focus on my Nikon D3200?

I got an used D3200 and I've been using it a prime 50mm 1.8D with no issue whatsoever. Yesterday I got my 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G which I also bought 2nd handed on ebay and I simply cant focus anything. I'...
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Canon flash plus Canon trigger on Nikon body will it work? [duplicate]

I was Canon user before but now I bought Nikon body . I have a third party flash along with dedicated Canon trigger and receiver and I want to use that flash remotely with those trigger can sync cable ...
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Nikon autofocus refocuses when using live view

I haven't used live view much, but need to use to for a self service "photo booth" for an event, where I am using the HDMI output so that guests are able to see the composition of the shot and pose. ...
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How does a Nikon D40x compare with a modern cellphone?

Im actually going abroad and happen to have a D40x collecting dust (we bought it a long time ago, not used in a long time). It needs to be cleaned to be used and im not that knowledgeable regarding ...
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Nikon Ch and AF-S mode - what controls whether the camera will try or not try to refocus during series?

Experimentally, on a D200 that was at hand, set to CH (continuous-high) drive mode, AF-S (autofocus-single), release priority, center focus point only, tracking:Normal (should not affect AF-S?) there ...
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'File contains no image data' but I can see the image briefly on the camera viewer. Is there a way to recover the images?

So I have roughly 85 pictures that are giving me the 'File contains no image data' error. The strange thing is that I can see the image briefly on the camera before the error pops up. When I try to ...
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Square format on Nikon D750 liveview

I know that the Nikon D850 has a square format mode both in live view and viewfinder, but I'm looking to do the same (or something similar) in my Nikon D750 (which doesn't have these capabilities). ...
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D7200 sometimes takes all shots while bracketing is set to 3 shots with a single shutter press

I know this question, how to take all the shots set in the bracketing with one shutter press, has been asked several times but the answer has been CL or CH or Self Timer. But while I was playing ...
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Manual and Shutter Priority Mode Problem [duplicate]

I am using Nikon D5300 with AF-P NIKKOR 18-55mm kit lens. When i try to take shot from manual and shutter priority model, the camera produce half shutte release sound and the image gets all while and ...
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What could cause a D7000's mirror to flap and “Err” to be displayed when trying to take a picture?

When I press the shutter on my Nikon D7000, the mirror noisily flaps up and down — nothing else happens except Err in display. It's not possible to take a picture and the Aperture and Shutter wheels ...
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Why is a lens darker than other ones when applying the same settings?

I own a Nikon D500 DSLR, with a Nikkor 16-80 mm 1:2,8-4E ED VR lens. I noticed that this lens, when applying exactly the same settings (same ISO, same aperture, for instance F8.0, same Shutter speed, ...
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Nikon 1 J5 discontinued - what does it mean?

I am planning to get a Nikon 1 J5 but some sellers told me that it is discontinued. I am baffled. What does it mean when a camera model is discontinued? Does it mean that I should not go for it? Why? ...
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Why are my pictures showing a dark band on one edge? [duplicate]

I run an online shop and I have been using Nikon 3100 for many years. Recently I started to notice that in all the pictures the right side slowly gets dark and there is a dark slit almost look like a ...
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My Nikon d3100 is corrupting files

I have a Nikon d3100, a few weeks ago I had an issue where my files all got lost. I figured it was due to using an old memory card so I replaced my memory card. I have only used the new 32g card two ...
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Why is there difference in white balance between Canon and Nikon even in RAW files?

I have Nikon and Canon codec installed in windows 10 so I can open images directly. I also have lightroom for comparing images. When I open the same image shot on Nikon D3400 and Canon 200D on auto ...
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Nikon d3300 auto setting stopped working [closed]

It was working great, now the pics are hopefully overexposed. Tried two separate lens and same result. Work great on manual settings, just the auto ones not working
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Hasselblad 250mm mounted on my nikon full frame camera… what's it's effective focal length?

Hasselblad lens was made for 120 or 220 roll film... if I successfully mount it to a full frame 35mm camera, how long is the lens? What it's effective focal length? I just don't know the math... ...
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How do I display a histogram in live view on a Nikon D7500?

I just bought the Nikon D7500. I can't find the histogram. How do I get the histogram on my screen? I would like to view it on the live view?
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Nikon D7000 Interval timer shooting not available for manual focus lenses

I have bought a new Samyang 14mm f2.8 ED AS IF UMC lens for my Nikon D7000 dslr. I was trying to set the interval timer shooting to take a time-lapse but I couldn't see the option enabled. The date ...
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Good lens for D800E for outdoors and travel

I almost don't know anything about lenses and cameras and photography, I just have D800E camera and I want to buy a lens that I can shoot photos of my family in travel. I have "Nikon AF FX DC-NIKKOR ...
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Nikkor 80-200mm f2.8D got stuck at af/mf lock button

I can not lock the button (at my finger) when I turn the ring to A mode. It locked at M mode normally. Is it serious problem, can I fix it by myself. Please give me some advises. Thank for your ...