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

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Can I do anything about a Nikon d750 taking 5 minutes to power on after taking saltwater damage?

I have had a Nikon d750 for a year or so, and 6 months ago it took on a bit of saltwater damage. It still works, but twice in the past it wouldn't power on, once for two weeks and once for two days. ...
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Is it possible to command the Nikon SB-R200 with a Metz flash in master commander mode?

I am still hesitating between a specific commander only (SU-800 or Debao) or a third party flash like the Metz 52 AF. My question concerns only the command of my Nikon SB-R200 flashes (today I have 2,...
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How can I mount a non-AI lens on a Nikon F4?

I can't figure out how I am supposed to mount a non-AI lens on a Nikon F4. I have read the instructions on MIR, but I can't figure out what they mean exactly. Remember to lift the meter coupling ...
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Aperture lock stuck

I just got a used Nikon 28mm 2.8D lens to use with my D600. I need to set the aperture on the lens to f22, but the aperture ring lock seems stuck in place. It will not budge. I don't want to force ...
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Sigma Lens for Nikon AF D [duplicate]

I have nikon D3400 and an extra sigma lens 70-300mm DL Macro Super. They are not compatible because the lens does not have a built in af motor and d3400 also does not have af motor in it. Is there any ...
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An adaptor for Nikon FE (F mount) to a Canon EF lens? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon FE, I have manual EF CANON lenses I want to try and adapt to my old Nikon FE. Is there any adaptor out there that will allow to put my Canon lenses onto my Nikon FE?. Also I’m looking ...
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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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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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Shutter speed calibration

Is there a way to determine a camera's actual shutter speed? If the shutter speed is a bit off is it possible to calibrate your camera's shutter on your own? I own a nikon fm2 film camera.
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What is the filter attachment size of nikon AF-S 50 mm f/1.4G lens? [duplicate]

Please help me. I Need the information
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Is there any Fuji X to Nikon F adapter that works with AI-s lenses and doesn't require stop-down metering?

I am interested in an adapter that would allow me to use my Nikkor AI-s lenses on my Fuji X-series cameras. There are many such adapters, but they all seem to require stop down metering. I don't want ...
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Will I overexpose using Auto mode on my Nikon film SLR when using an SB-15 flash?

I had an indoor shoot in low light so I broke out my Nikon FE and SB-15 flash. I used Portra 400 for half the shoot and Portra 160 for the other half. I had everything set correctly on my camera and ...
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What photography can I use 24-70mm lens? [closed]

What photography is 24-70mm lens useful for?
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Why won't my Nikon D5500 autofocus?

Total newbie here! I have a Nikon D5500 - when I bought the camera I had no clue there was a difference between auto focus and manual focus so I have ALWAYS manually focused the camera. I want to ...
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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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How to get portraits of soft and plain skin by dslr, just like in studio photography?

How can I make the person in my photographs have soft and plain skin without any blemishes using my nikon dslr??
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Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor?

Yes I do realize other people asked this question before mostly about android tablets. I am not looking to macgyver something that limits 80% of the camera functionality and most answers focus on that....
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What should I look for when choosing a speedlight to learn off-camera flash?

I am going to start learning flash photography for portraits (80% environmental portraits outdoors in bright daylight, and 20% indoor). I want to use flash mostly off-camera. I have a Nikon D5500 ...
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Is the 20mm f/3.5 AI-s NIKKOR focus well damped?

I have a 20mm f/4 AI-s. Personally I do not like the feel of the focus ring. It is not well damped and not silky smooth like my other AI-s lenses. It feels like my older non-AI lenses. I have no idea ...
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Stuck shutter does not go fully down - Nikon D3100 [duplicate]

the shutter does not go fully down. The photos have a horizontal line on the top. Could you please advise?
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Why can I not take photos on my D90 when an external flash is attached?

When I connect an external flash to my Nikon D90, the camera cannot take pictures. It is focusing but doesn't want to release the shutter. Also, the shutter speed and aperture numbers disappear from ...
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Nikon D300s, Tamron 70-200 2.8 lens, Suggestions for low light settings for Gymnastics and HS soccer,

I have a Nikon D300S and have been taking pictures of my son's soccer team since they were 10. Well, this past fall I was really having a hard time with capturing decent pictures, was using a 70-300 4....
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Nikon D3300 with AF-P VR wont focus

I bought Nikon D3300 with stock lens AF-P 18-55 VR and it worked great for about an year. But during our last trip focus stopped working. Keep in mind I am very casual photographer. I found this Q&...
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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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Upgrading D5100 - do any of the DX format Nikons have a quiet shutter?

I'm thinking to upgrade my D5100 for three reasons - More pixels WiFi Quieter shutter release Right now the D7500 is the front-runner because it still supports my DX lenses, and I do take my camera ...
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Upgrading to Nikon 18-300 zoom

I've got two lenses for my Nikon DSLR (the D5100) - the 18-55 zoom it came with, and a 55-300 f4.5-5.6 zoom that I really enjoy for wildlife. The problem I'm running into, is that I often find my ...
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How much focus breathing does the Nikon 17-35mm AF-S have compared to the 16-35mm VR?

I am considering buying one of these lenses. I much prefer the feel and perceived1 build quality2 of the 17-35mm Nikkor compared to the 16-35mm, but I also want the widest field of view. At infinity, ...
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Can I mount a Sony E lens onto a Nikon F body using an adapter? [duplicate]

I have recently bought a Sony E lens by mistake for my Nikon D3400 body. Are there any adapters on the market that would allow me to use this lens?
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Why am I getting a lot of noise at 1000iso when my camera says it can go up to 6400?

My Nikon D7100 is getting a lot of noise when I bump up the ISO to even 1000. How do I reduce that? It says it can go up to 6400 which is one of the reasons I got the camera.
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Is Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD better than Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300 mm 1:4,5-5,6G ED VR?

I am new to photography. I got a chance to test both the lenses (Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD and Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300 mm 1:4,5-5,6G ED VR). The Nikon lens has VR and hence with full zoom, ...
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I have a Nikon D90 and want to purchase a wide angle lens for Real Estate Photography. Which one is the best for interiors? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D90 and want to purchase a wide angle lens for Real Estate Photography. Which one is the best for interiors?
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Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer?

Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer? (Not through a smart phone or tablet) I'm thinking file manager....
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How can I shoot 18mm full frame with my Nikon d40? [closed]

How can I shoot 18mm full frame with my Nikon d40? Is it possible to shoot full frame with this camera? What lens do I need?
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How do I get pictures from a Nikon Coolpix p520 to a Linux system?

I have a Nikon Coolpix p520 and just got a computer with Linux Lite. Is there a software for Linux computers so I can get my pics and video on my computer?
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Image quality of Tamron 16–300mm vs Nikon 18–55mm and 55–300mm lenses

I have a Nikon D5100 with the Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G VR and Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor 55–300mm f/4.5–5.6G ED VR lenses. I find the sharpness of the 55–300mm lens is significantly better, ...
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Can I calibrate a Nikon D7000 body at home?

Is it possible to calibrate a Nikon D7000 body at home so it doesn't back focus anymore? I did several tests compared to my brothers' identical equipment (body+lens) and concluded it is the body which ...
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Which lens adapter do I need to use an auto Sicor-XL lens with a Nikon camera?

I recently got a Nikon D3400 and an old auto Sicor-XL lens and wanted to use both. Only problem is that they don't use the same mounting system. Which lens adapter can I use for my D3400 with a Sicor-...
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Is ISO 800 too less for taking pictures in a room with lights on?

This question is related to this camera (Point and shoot): Canon SX 430 IS It looks good for me but many of my friends are saying it's good for only day light photographs. I want to shoot in day ...
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Can I use Lightroom 6.14 with tethered capture for a Nikon D850?

I am working for an organization digitizing a photographic archive. Here, we digitize photos using Nikon and Canon cameras, tethered to the computer and using Lightroom 6 to make and directly process ...
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what adapter will work for a canon 70-200mm to nikon dslr? [duplicate]

I have a 70-200 canon lens that I would like to put on a 3200 dslr. Can someone please advise me of an adapter that would work?Thanks!
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How do I fix the problem on my Nikon D3400 saying “lens not attached” for a Vivitar series 1 500 mm manual Telephoto lens?

I just bought a Nikon D3400 and it came with a kit including the Vivitar* (series 1) 500mm f/8 telephoto lens. I expected it to attach and work immediately, but the t mount adapter* for the lens ...
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how can i avoid red flare on my sun set photos?

I have used a lense filter. Still some red spot appeared in my click.Please help me to sort out this problem. Thankew.
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Nikon D5600 : Android mobile cannot connect to camera's wifi (Snapbridge App Problem)

I am able to connect my mobile (Samsung S6 Edge) to the camera (Nikon D5600) via Bluetooth in the Snapbridge app. PROBLEM: When I press the "Remote Photography" or "Download Photos" button, the ...
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Can a dSLR sensor be replaced with one that belongs to another model?

My D7200 sensor needs replacement due to scratches and I've called a repair center (not a certified Nikon repair center) and they have offered me a reasonable price (about 200 USD). However, I've been ...
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Why do I need to restart my camera every time I take a shot indoors? [closed]

I have a Nikon D3300 with an AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens and usually, indoors, I can't take a shot, even though I turn on the flash. If I restart the D3300, I can take the first shot ...
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What are the high level differences b/w Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G and f/1.4G, and G/D [duplicate]

I am a beginner in DSLR, and would like to purchase another lens other than my kit lenses came with my D3400. After so much googling, and reading blogs, I have decided to purchase one 50mm lens. I ...
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How do I get the live view on my D7200 to show the results of settings changes?

So I'm new to the Nikon D7200, and I was able to find and fix this issue on another earlier version in the movie settings, but I am unable to figure it out on the D7200. I use live view a lot to ...
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How do I access the autofocus options on my Nikon entry-level dSLR?

I have a Nikon D3300. The menu display does not allow me to change the autofocus options. The ì button shows the MF in the bottom left corner but I have no ability to get into the option to change it. ...
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Black pictures on nikon d3200 [duplicate]

my camera (Nikon D3200) taken black pictures even if the room is light enough. I have it on manual mode, if i turn on flash it takes perfectly fine pictures. also if i put it on auto mode it takes ...
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What features make a lens good for astrophotography/low light photography? [duplicate]

I want to buy a D7200, but I am budget-limited to getting only a body and one lens, so I need to choose that lens wisely. I'm interested in astrophotography/low light shooting, and landscapes. My ...