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

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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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What is the difference between the Nikon 55-300 DX and 70-300 DX lenses?

I am a new photographer and investigating entry-level Nikon telephoto lenses for possible purchase. (I already have the 18-55 kit lens.) I am confused about their telephoto zoom offerings. If I want ...
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Nikon D7000 repeating flash

Please I need to know ASAP how I can remove the repeating flash? Each time I try to use the trigger flash, the flash make two or three flashlights before the main flashlight. I didn't find anything ...
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What is the best way to handle this crack on Nikon 70-300mm?

Wondering what I should do about this crack in my Nikon 70-300mm lens. It seems to work the same and has no negative impact on photos but I’d still like it fixed or at the least suggestion to help ...
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Macro button on Nikon L830 does not work

I am fully aware of how to use the macro setting on my CoolPix L830. The button to turn it on does not work at all. Every other function on the camera works. I tried resetting to factory defaults and ...
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Full-Sensor Nikon D750 With 4K Video [closed]

I am currently on the market for my first DSLR camera. The options I am considering are D5500 family and D750 family. The former has a cropped sensor, whereas the latter has a full sensor. I do like ...
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What aperture control enabler will let me use a Nikkor G lens on a Nikon F3?

I have a Nikon F3 and an AF-S Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8 G Lens. What aperture control Enabler do I need?
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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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My sensors are not working after shooting at sunset sun

I have a Nikon D7000 with a AFS Nikkor 18-200 Dx with VR. I took a pix of the sun going behind a mountain, trying to NOT get the sun directly, but I did. It was 1/3 way down but still bright . The ...
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What can I expect with stacked lenses for extreme macro photography?

I need your opinions on stacked lenses setup for extreme macro photography. I own a Nikon D5600. I bought a Nikon AF-S 40mm f1.8G Micro lens together with the body. Then, Nikon, as a part promotion ...
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Camera settings [duplicate]

I can’t seem to get my camera settings right, can someone list the right settings for indoor pictures. Trying to take pictures of my dog but it’s been raining. Also list good outdoor settings as well, ...
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What is the Advantage of a macro lens compared to a macro tube? [duplicate]

I want to do some macro photography (plants, insects...) additionally to my landscape photography and now I am looking if it is more useful to just buy a macro tube to convert my existing lenses (a 18-...
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Why does my lens only autofocus when I have a teleconverter attached?

My Nikon 500mm f/4 AF-S D IF II lens won't auto focus on a Nikon D500 until I attach a Kenko 1.4x teleconverter — then it autofocuses fine. Does anyone know what's going on?
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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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upgrade to full frame camera [closed]

I own a canon 750d (t6i) and have a 50mm f1.8 along with the 18-55 kit lens. I like to shoot landscape and portraits, but I am thinking to jump into doing some event photography as a secondary income ...
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What is causing dark pictures in Auto Exposure mode?

I have been using my Nikon D40x in Automatic mode, and it went from taking beautiful pictures to suddenly taking very dark pictures. I have done a "reset", thinking that I must have hit a button that ...
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Can’t see photos from camera on computer

I’m a beginner when it comes to the photography world. I bought a Nikon D3400 a few monts ago. When I connect the SD card to the computer I can see (and view) the photos I’ve taken (.jpg format), ...
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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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Nikon D5000 error with shutter release and mirror staying up [duplicate]

When I take a photo on my Nikon D5000, it comes up with an error "press shutter release button again". When I do that, it gives me the same error, and my pictures turn black. Also, when I take my lens ...
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Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5 dark corners (vignette) in viewfinder

I bought a Nikkor 55mm f3.5macro lens (non AI version) and when I attached it to my F2S the corners are dark. No lens hood attached. Anyone know if this is normal?
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Nikon D3300 takes black images in daylight after fall: is it the body or the lens?

I have a Nikon D3300 DSLR with 18-55mm lens. It was working well, but yesterday fell from the tripod. Now, I am trying to take pictures, but it just says the subject is too dark and can't adjust the ...
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Why do I see the off-camera flash firing and don’t see the effect in the shot when using HSS?

Nikon D7200 Godox 860iin Camera set on Manual. ISO 100 Aperture 5.6 Shutter 1/8000 Flash set on Manual Flash Power at 1/1 S1 on High Speed Sync on Flash is about one foot to subject. Flash is ...
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Can't advance the film because lever is stuck

I have a Nikon FE2 35mm. The lever to advance the film is stuck! I want to take off the base plate to see what is going on and to try to fix it, but I have a roll of film in the camera. Would removing ...
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“Lens not attached” error with Sigma lens on Nikon D3100 [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D3100 and my Sigma 100-300mm f/4 EX DG IF HSM lens will no longer attach to my camera, it just keeps saying “lens not attached”. I've been using this lens since the beginning of the ...
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Advantages of Canon-style lens contact pins

I've wondered about this for some time. There are essentially two way the electric pins frm the camera body to the lens can be configured: either pointing forward like in the Canon bodies, or pointing ...
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What is your favourite camera setting for Fast Changing Light Conditions? [closed]

Nikon D7200. Godox V860IIN. I am looking for the best camera settings for Wedding And Night Club Photography. I want to capture images the way it is in my mind with the least amount of adjustments ...
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How does Auto ISO work on Nikon DSLRs in Manual mode with an on-camera flash?

Nikon D7200. Godox V860IIN. This is part of what I know so far: Shutter speed is for controlling ambient light. Aperture is for controlling flash. ISO is for controlling overall light hitting the ...
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Can i use nikkor AF lens in nx3000? [duplicate]

I'm not a professional photographer and I have an NX3000. I found an analogic N50 that is no longer working, but is there any way i can still use the lens, an AF Nikkor 35-80 Mm F4, on my NX? Thanks ...
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Why does Shutter Speed go below the Minimum Shutter Speed when speedlight is on in Aperture Mode on my Nikon camera?

Nikon D7200 Aperture Priority Mode. Auto ISO set at 6400 max. Minimum Shutter set at 1/125. Flash: Godox V860IIN. Shutter works well when the flash is off and when the built in camera is on, but ...
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Is a stiff focus ring normal on a new AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G?

So I just got my Nikon D5600 with Nikon 40mm F2.8G macro lens a few days ago. This little lens here The problem is, my focus ring seems quite stiff. When I first tested it out in the store, the ...
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Which Macbook app to use with WU-1a adapter?

Before I buy a WU-1a adapter for my Nikon D3300, I'd like to know which app to download for connecting the adapter to my Macbook... Ideally, the photos would auto-download to my Mac while shooting... ...
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D5000 is changing random colors in photos

My Nikon D5000 started changing random parts of my photos to blue and purple while I was at a equestrian show. I originally suspected that the CCD had started to fail. However, I just replaced the ...
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Why does NEF file get washed out/highlights while my JPG look normal? [duplicate]

TLDR. is just the title. I know nothing about photography, sorry. My dad has a d90 he never uses, so I use it to take photos when I need them for something. Anyways, I put it on raw mode. when I ...
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When I do WiFi transfer, why do only the last few photos taken show up?

I have a large number of shots on my 128 GB card. When I do a Wi-Fi transfer, only the last few show up. The rest show on the camera but don’t show up when transferring.
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How can I see the equivalent focal length of the current zoom of my Nikon P900?

I have a P900 that I use for birding. It's great for carrying around and not so great when (as usual) the light is low. I'm considering using an alternate set-up, for example a D500 coupled with a ...
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Autofocus Sigma 17-70 Macro OS HSM not working on D3300

I've purchased a used Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC OS HSM for my Nikon D3300. It appears to work fine, with one exception: the autofocus. I've checked the switch on the lens and it is set to AF. However, ...
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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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What does it mean when a Nikon camera returns an fEE error with several lenses that do not cause the same error on other Nikon bodies?

Here's a curious situation hopefully someone can shed some light on. I have a D750, an obsolete D100 (metaphorically) gathering dust, and the following lenses: AF Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8 D lens = ...
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How to focus Nikon cameras in low light?

I've been using my Nikon Df every day for 2 years now, and I still can't figure out focusing, especially in low light. Focusing in low light is slow, and sometimes does not work. Sometimes focus will ...
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Differences between UC-E6 and UC-E17 USB cables

Nikon states that I should use either a UC-E17 or a UC-E6 USB cable with my D5200, and I'm not sure which to choose. Some sellers claim that the UC-E6 replaces the UC-E17, others that their cable is ...
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help!! Err on Nikon Df while traveling in Ecuador

I see "Err" on top display after turning the camera on. it clicks but no images are stored. i've seen this error before once or twice but it always went away after i switched the camera on/off and ...
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How to build an attachment to support lens?

I am using a D5200 and want to make an attachment to support the lens at a distance away from the camera body. (There will be no lens mounted to the camera. Then there will be a gap. Then the lens.) ...
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My DSLR's autofocus doesn't work after I dropped it — how can I narrow down the problem?

If I try to focus by the shutter button the image doesn't change, even in live view (and I'm not be able to shot a picture). But if I hold the "AE-L/AF-L" button and click the shutter button I'm able ...
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Darktable 2.4.4 image info module showing 160 for lens, instead of lens name

I'm using Darktable 2.4.4 on Linux Mint 19 Xfce. I have updated Lensfun (v0.3.2.4). How do I get my 18-55 lens to be automatically recognized? My Nikon D5300 is recognized, no problem, but the kit ...
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Can I use a Smena lens on a Nikon DSLR body?

I found an old Soviet-era camera: Smena with T(Triplet)-22 4.5/40 mounted lens. I'm really curious about whether there is a way to mount this lens on a Nikon D3300.
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Is my Nikon Wireless Speedlight Commander SU-800 a goner?

I really hope you guys can help me solve this. I've had a Nikon Commander SU-800 for just about three years. In the later part of December of 2017, I headed out to a photoshoot with the hope of ...
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Upgrading Nkon D3200 to Canon 600D

Currently I am using Nikon d3200, and I am thinking to upgrade my camera to Canon 600D/ Rebel T3i. Is it a better idea to upgrade from Nikon to Canon. Though I can spend on some new lens for my Nikon, ...
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Nikon d70 “This Card Cannot Be Used” Error with Compact Flash

So I just bought this card and it is on the compatibility list from Nikon. It isn't corrupt. I was able to format it properly. I also was able to do a firmware update from the card to the camera to ...
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How can I effectively manually focus a Nikon D3300 using the viewfinder? [duplicate]

I'been having a bad time trying to shoot photos with manual focus. When I'm trying to shoot a picture, using the viewfinder it's really hard to see how sharp is the picture you see through the ...
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What settings should I use for a Tamron manual focus lens on a Nikon DSLR?

I have a Nikon D5100 (which has no AF motor in the body) and a Tamron 90mm SP macro lens. The lens has no AF focus motor either (or at least it doesn't seem to be compatible with the body), and has an ...