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

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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...