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

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Nikon D750 Lens Mounting Issue

I bought a Nikon D750 during the 2017 Black Friday and the camera is just out of manufacturer warranty. I am having a weird issue with my Nikon D750. With the original 24-120mm Nikkor lens, I am ...
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Nikon Camera Control Pro “No camera was detected”

I'm posting this as question & answer because Google was no help at all for what turned out to be such a simple 'fix'. Connecting the camera to the computer showed it as being seen by the OS, but ...
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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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Nikon Lens makes buzzing / humming noise when VR is on - is this normal?

I was given a Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens as a Christmas gift. It takes great pictures, but one thing I noticed immediately is that it makes a buzzing or humming noise when ...
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Why Nikon announced S-Line lenses with narrow apertures first?

Some time ago I saw the Nikon's roadmap for new S-Line lenses and today I found an update to this roadmap. I am wondering why Nikon is building lenses with those apertures first, is it a market ...
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Which Nikon mount adapter to get for micro four thirds?

I just bought a MFT Panasonic Lumix GH3, and I have no lens for it. I found that I can put an adapter in order to use my Nikon lens. On the adapter it says: Nikon(G) to micro for thirds. I'm a little ...
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Is tethering possible with the Nikon Coolpix P520?

1. Summary I can't find, is it possible PC live view for Nikon Coolpix P520. 2. Details I try to scan books, use this device. It would be nice to have feature, that user can to see on PC monitor, ...
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Nikon Df: a way to send photos to ipad in real time

gear question! is there a way to connect a Nikon Df so that it sends what it sees to an ipad. it could be each photo taken, or ideally video feed before the photo is taken. i don't care if its ...
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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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70-300 AF-S Lens Won't Autofocus on one of my D7100's

I recently purchased a used Nikkor 70-300 AF-S VR lens used from B&H that is in "Excellent" condition. I have 2 Nikon D7100 bodies that I shoot with and both autofocus just fine with all of my ...
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Nikon D3400 w/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR DSLR Camera [closed]

Do DSLRs cameras make noise during video recording? Can I hear the noise after video recording? If yes, how to get rid of it? Thank you
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How to tell if a Nikon DSLR is new or not?

I hoped that I could depend on the Exif shutter count for D7000, but Nikon support website explained that shutter count is not trustworthy since it may reset by service centers for different reasons ...
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Operation of AF 105 Nikkor Lens on D800

I have been able to get the AF 105 Macro Nikkor lens to only function on my D800 Nikon at f16. It will not function on any other f stop. I'm I doing something incorrect or is that it's limitation. I ...
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Enhance snowy mountain detail (high-frequency high-contrast) in RawTherapee

I occasionally have this issue where the camera software produces better microcontrast than I can via RawTherapee. I am unsure whether this is an issue with the software or with my ability to use it. ...
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Zoom or Prime Lens(es) for Wildlife Photography on Limited Budget (Nikon D500)

I am currently looking into purchasing some new lenses to accompany my shiny new Nikon D500 on a safari trip in a month. In the past, I have used a Sigma 150-500mm (purchased in 2009 - see here) with ...
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Is it worth upgrading one stop for wildlife photography?

I have just purchased the following lens to accompany my Nikon D500: AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR - £1,349 (see here) However, having purchased this lens a few hours ago, it has been pointed out ...
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Snapbridge and D500 were working with Bluetooth image transfers to my iPhone. Now not working

I have the Nikon D500, with the latest firmware and have not changed anything on the camera. Snapbridge was working for image transfers between the camera and an iPhone running iOS 11. I would select ...
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Dust on Sensor After Many Cleanings DSLR

I know there have been a lot of posts on this topic, but I haven't found exactly what I am looking for. I noticed some dust spots on my sensor for my D750 after I took a picture with some sky in it ...
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Nikon Equipment Upgrade Recommendation (for wildlife) [closed]

Forgive me if these kinds of questions are not permitted here, I have no local photography experts/shops so am left with very few options... I am currently in the process of upgrading all of my ...
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Continious shooting bracketing on a Nikon D7500

With my old D80 if you set up bracketing and held down the button it would shoot the bracketed shots as fast as it could and then stop. I can find no setting on my D7500 that produces this same ...
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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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Why doesn't my Sigma ring flash work in TTL mode with the Nikon D500 when it works fine with other Nikon Models?

I used to use this ring flash with my D7100 and 105 Nikon for several years. I just recently upgraded to the D500, and now all my pics are in overexposed (overblown) in TTL mode. I mostly used manual ...
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Manual focus does not work with 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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AF tune first time help

I've purchased a second hand Nikon D810 and have recently started discovering a few focus problems. Since i shoot alot of theatre and things get printed big quite alot, having things with precise ...
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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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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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Is an M42-to-Nikon F adapter with focus to infinity really mechanically impossible or just dangerous?

By conservative opinions, such a device is considered impossible. However, given the facts that: Some, especially preset style, M42 lenses have a body that is, on the rearmost few centimetres, no ...
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Nikon Z6 USB charging

To charge the battery of the Z6 Nikon states in its user manual that the EH-7P AC charger is needed. However when I plug the camera into my computer (MacBook) and the camera is off, the orange LED on ...
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Which Nikon kit lens is best to start with — or should I skip the kit lens?

I'll buy the D3100, now I have to choose the lens. Right now, I have two packs to choose from: D3100 + AF-S DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (pack price: 674€) D3100 + AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR (pack ...
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How can I cancel aperture resetting between subsequent image shots of a timelapse?

When shooting timelapses, small deviations of aperture position between shots can cause an image to flicker. The most obvious way is buy a lens that doesn't reset aperture on every shot you take. What ...
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Is there a Canon equivalent for Nikon's AF-ON focus system?

I'm very new to photography, and have been reading a lot about concepts and techniques. Yesterday, my brother gave my kid a gift of a professional photography session. I saw the photographer had Nikon ...
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Why are Nikon Cameras not widely used to shoot video as compared to Canon/Sony? [closed]

I am new to the photography, and I use a Nikon D3400 and 18-55 VR kit lens for casual photography and once in a while I shoot video in 1080 60p. But everywhere in youtube I see people saying that ...
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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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Lens adapter for Nikkor 40mm f/2.8 AND/OR Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 manual lens that will work on Canon EOS R? [closed]

Is there an adapter that will work for either or both? I am trying to figure out if there is an adapter out there that will fit either one on the Canon EOS R. If not, which lenses are recommended ...
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How to open .NEF raw files(Nikon Raw Files) in windows 10 without lightroom?

How can I open Nikon Raw files in my windows 10 PC without any lightroom or photoshop. The files have extension .NEF I know I can open canon raw file in my windows 10 by just double clicking them.....
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Can I not use NEF on my Nikon D3100?

When I load my pictures to my computer two show up one says NEF and the other is jpeg. I accidentally deleted the jpeg and when I loaded them on my phone the NEF pictures were really bad. They where ...
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Is it possible to turn off continuous autofocus on Nikon D3100?

Can the continuous autofocus (on video) be turned off on my Nikon D3100 so that it operates similar to the Canon 500D? This is mainly to remove the noise from the autofocus which I read in earlier ...
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What is an electromagnetic diaphragm?

What is an electromagnetic diaphragm, how it works, and how is it different with regular diaphragms? A specialized electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism operates in precise sync with the camera's ...
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Do Nikon sensor jpegs have a very slight yellow cast to them in the image compared to Canon?

I shoot with a Nikon D3400 and I am a beginner casual photographer. I shoot in maximum quality jpeg(NOT RAW) on auto white balance. Recently my friend and I were shooting some same subjects(my friend ...
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Why is my Tamron 24-70 F2.8 G2 clicking when used in Live View mode?

My Tamron 24-70 F2.8 G2, used with Nikon D750, is making clicking sounds when I change the aperture in live view mode on M or A setting. Is the clicking normal?
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How can I enable back button focus and disable focusing with shutter button on a Nikon D5500?

I assigned the AE-L, AF-L button to activate focusing on my Nikon D5500, but I can still focus using the shutter button. I would like to know if it was possible to use the AE-L/AF-L button to set ...
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Why will low-end Nikons not meter with old lenses?

To quote the source, the following sites claim that the Nikons: D90, D5200, D3200 and so on will not meter with AI lenses. http://www.aiconversions.com/compatibilitytable.htm http://www.kenrockwell....
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How can I tell if the built-in flash on my dSLR is broken beyond self-repair?

My built-in flash D50 is broken. It is popping up, but it isn't flashing. It fell down, so is it broken, or can I still fix it?
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Lens for Astrophotography/Landscape in a D5500 [closed]

I just got started in photography this year, and I am looking to buy my first lens. I am mostly focused in astrophotography (meaning pictures of the night sky, not through a telescope) and landscape ...
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Nikon D3400 aperture

I recently ordered the Nikon AF FX Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Lens for my Nikon D3400, but when i try to take a picture, my aperture won’t open at all. I am shooting in manual but it still won’t work. I did ...
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How can I shoot time lapses with Nikon P900 beside the built-in 10 seconds programs?

I'm sweating blood to find any product or how-to to make time lapses with my Nikon P900. It seems to me, that my only option is to use the built-in time lapse modes, which sucks. I mean, it shoots in ...
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What will happen if I use my phone's memory card in a Nikon D5200?

I have a 16GB memory card that I got while purchasing the camera. But I also have an EVO Plus 32GB microSDHC card in my mobile. Is there any issue using this card with an adapter in my camera?
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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 ...