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

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Will a Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC lens interfere with the mirror in a Nikon F70?

Will the lens be in the way of the mirror at any focal length when taking a picture?
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Will a AF VR_Nikkor 80-400mm 1:4.5-5.6D lens work on a Nikon D3400?

I have a AF VR_Nikkor 80-400mm 1:4.5-5.6D that I use with my Nikon carmera. I am looking at purchasing a Nikon D3400. Will this lens work on the D3400?
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Why move from Nikon DX to FX [duplicate]

I'm just getting into Real Estate photography, I'm currently using a D3100 that seems to work well for me so far. I have been told I really need to move up to a FX camera body. Ok I understand the ...
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Can I use the Yongnuo YN-685N with my Fuji camera and a YN-622C-TX?

Does anyone know if a Yongnuo trigger YN622C-TX (Canon) will be able to trigger the YN685 (Nikon) Flash unit? I have a full kit for my Nikon but now have a Fuji system with seems to run the same mount ...
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CS2 Raw files not opening, need help

low tech old guy operating in a high tech world. I have CS2 and can't open raw files, I have downloaded the latest version of the DNG converter, but I can't get my CS2 program to recognize it. Can ...
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Nikon D610 flash sync: limited to 1/200 or 1/250 possible?

I'm using a Nikon D610 and I'm a little bit confused about the whole "auto FP" thing for Nikon. From what I understood, auto FP permits flash sync at high speed with a "power loss" for the flash. In ...
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Using Nikon AF D lens on D7200 - Aside from setting it to minimum aperature, anything else before mounting?

I'm not exactly a Nikon shooter, so pardon the newbie question. I'm eyeing a cheap nifty-fifty for my dad, who owns a D7200. I did have a quick look at the manual, and it suggests that for the AF ...
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There is a weird blue glow in my photograph

This is a photograph that I have shot outdoors. As you can notice there is a blue glow around the borders of the photo. I want to know why this happens and how I can remove it. I use a Nikon d7200. ...
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Is this an ISS capture?

I am not sure my question is on topic but I am going to fire it likewise. I was wondering about the straight line captured in the picture posted at the bottom left side. If not mistaken, I 've seen ...
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What caused the rainbow artifacts in the shadows in this image?

I was at a party on Sat and I took some pictures with my new Sigma 50mm 1.4 Art Lens for Nikon. On Sunday I noticed some artifacts on some of the images when I shot vertically like rainbows in the ...
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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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Should I borrow a wider or more narrow zoom lens for a trip to Antarctica?

I am heading to Antarctica soon and have no idea what type of lens would work best. I have a Nikon D3100 and have two options for lenses. I am borrowing a lens from a friend so can only pick one. I am ...
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Which lens is mounted in this D800?

I have found this pic of Nikon D800 and I would like to know which lens is mounted on it. I dont know whether its Nikkor or not. Here is the pic. Somebody kindly help me to identify this. Thanks.
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Can I use a Canon Speedlite 430ex II on a Nikon D7500? [duplicate]

I own a Canon Speedlite 430ex II flash. I need to know if it will work on a Nikon D7500 I plan to buy.
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Wifi Adapter for Nikon D3300: is better the official one or a SD card with wifi?

I want an adapter for sharing my pics from the Nikon D3300 to my phone or tablet (iOS). It is better the official Wifi Adapter or it is more recommended an SD Card with Wifi? Another option can be ...
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Can Capture One connect to a Nikon DSLR via WiFi?

My Nikon D750 camera has a built-in wifi module that allows it to be controlled via smartphone (shoot/view/download photos). Is it possible to connect my laptop to to the camera via wifi to ...
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FX & DX Lenses on DX Body [duplicate]

If I use a 50mm prime FX lens on a FX camera, I will get 50mm. If I use a 50mm prime FX lens on a DX camera, I'll get 75mm (assuming 1.5x crop factor). Now, if I use a 50mm prime DX lens on a DX ...
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Can i do any damage by formatting my memory card to clear it, on a regular basis?

I have recently been clearing my SD card in my camera by formatting it using the camera. Can this harm the SD card or is it ok?
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looking for an adapter between Zeiss Planar (C/Y) & Nikon F Mount good for portraits

I've got the old school Zeiss Planar 50mm 1.4 (C/Y) lens and am trying to get it paired with my Nikon Df. I bought the FotodioX Pro adapter from B&H but it's completely useless. I was told the ...
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Nikon D810 and D610 firmware update photos not exposing the same now

I updated my firmware both C and L on my D810 and D610 today and notices that photos taken right after each other are now not exposing the same. I checked I do not have bracketing on, I added more ...
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Is HB-N106 the only hood suitable for Nikkor AF-P DX 18-55 VR lens?

I have AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55 mm f/3.5 - 5.6G VR lens and I am looking for a hood. From lens' official product info page, it has been noticed that the compatible hood is HB-N106 Bayonet Hood. Is this ...
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What lens to do closeups on Nikon D7100? [duplicate]

I just bought a Nikon D7100 with 18-105mm lens. What lens should I get to do close up photos of small mechanisms like watches or camera shutters or small electronic circuit boards?
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Can I use the dustproof Coolpix w300 with SB 800 speed lights?

I am very interested in the Coolpix w300 because of its dustproof feature. But I need it to work with my sb800 speedlights. Will it preflash in commander mode? Also will it work with my shutter ...
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Is yongnuo HSS trigger work with simpex speedlight flash?

I have Simpex VT-531 speedlight flash, and currently using yongnuo RF-603 trigger. I like to upgrade to a new yongnuo HSS trigger. Is YN622N suitable for my Simpex flash?
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Image stabilizing settings for panning photos

I'm trying to make a good shot of moving vehicles, but don't get which settings are best to do that. I'm using Nikon D750 with kit 24-120mm f/4 lens, the later have following switches for image ...
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What is a Nikon “LlBc” screw-on lens filter?

I'm digging through some old photo equipment that my grandfather recently gave to me. I just came across a 52mm Nikon lens filter, labeled 'LlBc' (that L L B C, but it's case sensitive). Does any one ...
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Is it possible to use a nikon fx lens (no autofocus) on a nikon dx body (no autofocus motor) together?

beginner here. Would you use manual focus in this situation?
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How to keep back rear display off on D7200

UPDATE: Temporary solution for this: Map the ISO button(which I use most) to video recording button(that red button) All: Just got my D7200, because the back display is power consuming, I really ...
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Macro - Should I expect lower macro reproduction ratio moving from D7500 to D850 with the same equipment?

edit: sorry, forgot to specify this is a macro question I ordered a D850 so that I can print larger images at high ppi, but I am wondering if I am going to see a significant reduction in reproduction ...
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How to quickly toggle HDR mode on D7200

I know how to turn on/off HDR function on D7200 from menu, but I wonder if there is a quick way I can toggle this function. Thanks
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Got back my film - Nikon FM2 missing shots, blue marks, what happened?

I'm shooting a Nikon FM2 (35mm) with Kodak Vision3 500T (24 exp) repurposed film from The Film Photography Project. I got scans back (26 images). There's some blue lines - I imagine that those are ...
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How do I configure a Yongnuo 685 flash to work in TTL with a YN-622 transceiver?

I have a Nikon D750 and recently purchased a YN-685N and YN-622N transceiver. I can’t seem to configure this combination to use TTL when the flash is off-camera. Am I missing something?
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Why is my Nikon taking black photos only?

My Nikon D3300 was working perfectly then today I started using it and it will only produce black photos on any mode. Yes, the lens cap is off. I've tried restoring the settings, restarting, removing ...
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Which one to choose - the Nikon D3300 or D700 [duplicate]

I currently have Nikon D3300 and love it - only use it in manual mode, etc, but I am quite limited with the size of the frame and just in general want to advance further in photography. I have an ...
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Why is my camera drawing labyrinths on my photos?

On the photos where the lens flare is present, my Nikon D7000 is drawing strange labyrinth-looking artifacts. Here's an example. The first image is a screenshot of a little part of the original photo ...
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auto focus in nikon d7000

I have a Nikon D7000. I am facing a problem. AF-S, AF-A, AF-C options are not showing in the camera monitor even after pushing the AF button and moving the dial. The different types of AF mode are not ...
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Yongnuo YN568EX-ii compatible with YN560-TX controller

I bought (2) YN568EX-ii speedlights and a YN560-TX Controller (for Nikon) and am now realizing they are not compatible... Question: What would be the best route to get these speedlights to work?
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Help with dirty viewfinder

I have a Nikon D5300 that I do not use anymore. I want to give it to my nephew on his birthday. However the viewfinder of the device is very dirty despite the amount of care I put into my gear. I have ...
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What changed between Nikon D750 “C” firmware versions 1.02 and 1.12?

I just found that there have been many firmware upgrades for my current Nikon camera after I bought it around 2 years ago. The latest "C" firmware version available is 1.12, while I had 1.02. I want ...
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Getting the right focus with the self timer on a Nikon D5600

I recently upgraded from a Nikon D5200 to a Nikon D5600. I'm trying to take self portraits with the self-timer setting on the 5600 but I'm struggling to get the right focus. With the 5200 I had a ...
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Nikon D800E focus problem with YN685N and yn622n-tx in low light situations

I'm using a Nikon D800E with my 24-70 f/2.8 lens. The problem happens in low-light situations using a YN-685N and YN-622N-TX. I shoot at f/5.6 and pics aren't that sharp, but when I use my SB-910 it's ...
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How important is lens selection for getting a retro, film look?

So basically I'm planning on buying my first DSLR camera. I'm familiar with cameras it's just that I never had my own DSLR. I will probably get some entry-level second-hand Nikon body with kit lens ...
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70-300mm lens with Nikon D3400 [closed]

I have Nikon D3400 camera and I want to buy a 70-300mm lens to take pictures of the moon. I have four options based on my limited budget: Nikon AF Zoom Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Lens Sigma 70-300mm 4-...
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How to take panaroma in dslr? [duplicate]

I use a Nikon D5300 and while taking a picture from a hill I wanted to take a panaroma but could not find such an option. Am I missing some hidden feature using which I can take a panaroma? If yes ...
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Which parts are needed to mount Nikon DSLR on Meade Telescopes?

I'm an amateur astrophotographer. Recently I got a permission from the university to use their telescopes in their observatory. All their telescopes are Meade. I would like to mount my Nikon D5300 ...
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What is the Hood size and UV filter size for NIKKOR 18-55 mm and NIKKOR 70-300 mm? [duplicate]

Recently I have purchased a Nikon D3400 having two lenses. They are; AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55 mm f/3.5 - 5.6G VR and AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300 mm f/4.5 - 6.3G ED VR I would like to purchase a Hood and UV ...
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D750 back button focus and remote

I have a Nikon D750 on which I have setup focusing to be on the AE-L/AF-L button (not on the standard shutter release button). Works fine. Now when using a remote (in my case the Pluto trigger), ...
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How do i set my Nikon D700 to bracketing starting at -1?

Totally new to Photography, I am trying to take hemispherical photographs using a D700 And A Fisheye-Nikkor 8mm f/2.8 lens for my research. And i am required to set my camera as follow [Exposure - ...
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Why would someone buy the Canon 5D Mark IV after Nikon released the D850 with far superior hardware configurations?

I was planing to buy canon 5D mark iv just one month ago. But everyone started to talk about Nikon D850 and it came out with far ahead hardware configurations compare to 5D4. Though I love canon ...
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How can I display the virtual horizon in the viewfinder of my Nikon D7200?

One of the exciting possibilities of the Nikon D7200 is that it apparently includes an internal orientation sensor that can check whether you're holding the camera level. Given that roughly 80% of my ...