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

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Does the Interval Timer on the Z6 (or Z7) automatically disable after each sequence/series of shots?

I have the Canon RP and am disappointed to find that the Interval Timer disables itself after each sequence and must be re-enabled for every new sequence. So, every press of the shutter requires ...
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Can my Nikon D750 fire a flash while I'm connected to it over wifi?

I'm trying to take photos from my iPad using the wifi connection on my D750, but I can't get the setup to trigger my flash when I take photos that way. Is this a thing that can be done?
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External Flash Only Fires Once

Weird problem - Setup is as follows: D5600 -> Pixel TF-322 hotshoe to sync cable adapter -> Flashpoint FPBF120 strobe. The strobe only fires the first time I hit the shutter button; after that, the ...
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Nikon ViewNX-i and sidecar files

I wanted to use Nikon View NX-i to set the GPS coordinates in my raw files but it seems the data are always going to a sidecar file. I got a folder NKSC_PARAM aside of my raws with .nksc files inside ...
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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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Can I create an "old polaroid" style with Nikon Picture Control?

I want my Nikon D810 to automatically post-process my shots so that they look like old polaroid/vintage photos. Therefore I want to create a Nikon picture control configuration file (with the program ...
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How do I troubleshoot my Nikon SB-400 accessory flash?

I have a Nikon D780 and a Speedlight SB-400 which I use only very occasionally. It used to work great, but today it essentially stopped working. What's strange is that everything appears normal: the &...
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Do I need a flash for trekking/travelling with my D500?

I currently have a dilemma. I use a Nikon D500, which has no built in flash, and was wondering whether it is worth buying a lightweight one to bring with me trekking this coming summer. The reason I ...
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Is my damaged Nikon D500 a write-off or repairable?

I dropped my Nikon D500 from a height of approx. 5ft and it, along with my Sigma 150-600 lens, hit the tarmac hard. The lens broke into two pieces although the camera appears to have fared better. ...
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Nikkor 28-70mm F2.8 lens problem: AF and aperture don't work

I bought this lens second hand from someone who has no idea about this kind of thing. The price WAS low, but not low enough to justify a broken lens. It has no glass scratches and at 300£ it seemed to ...
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Why is my Nikon D300S changing shutter speeds between shots?

Tonight while shooting a show I noticed that with each shutter release the shutter speed would change like it was bracketing for some reason. I don't know how or why it started but I need to get it ...
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Is there a quick way to use "remote trigger" drive mode on the Nikon D7100?

With the announcement of the D7200, I've considered upgrading my old D7000. One thing I love about the D7000 is the option to change the drive mode using a dial underneath the mode dial. In particular,...
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Is there a problem with capture date in Nikon P340?

I have a P340 and, as far as I'm aware, the date has always been set correctly. However on New Years eve I shot a number of pictures at a New years party. Pictures taken from about 7 pm to around 1 ...
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Why is my Nikon 18-300 lens not focusing at higher focal lengths?

I found a similar question about the 18-200. Someone suggested screwing the front element tighter. Is it possible to do the same with the 18-300? My problem happens at 200-300mm. I am not sure how to ...
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Nikon D800 Intervalometer Issue

I'm using my D800, and I've come across an issue, when I use the "Interval Shooting Mode", and use the following settings: 1/100th, f8, ISO 320, the camera disregards the interval of 5 ...
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What causes my Nikon D40 to shoot darker photos when shot sideways?

I have a Nikon D40 that functions impeccably, the only issue that I found was that it shoots darker pictures when shot sideways. Doesn’t matter what mode, ISO, focal length, etc. They all come out ...
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How can I troubleshoot an external flash that won’t slide all the way into to a Nikon camera?

Why won’t an external flash slide all the way into a Nikon camera? This external flash won’t work; it seems like something is blocking it from clicking in.
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SDXC card refused by Nikon D5500

I recently bought a used Nikon D3100 with several pieces at a bargain, including 2 Huawei Professional 128GB SDXC I V30 U3 C10. I'd very much like to use them in my D5500, but neither of them will be ...
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Exposure compensation button stuck

Today I noticed that the exposure compensation button on my Nikon D5600 was stuck. First I thought that the whole camera was malfunctioning because I couldn't review my photos, I couldn't change the ...
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Why did my back button focus stop working?

I was shooting at a styled shoot last week. Everything was going well. Then all of a sudden while I was shooting my back button focus stopped working. It didn’t seem like it was even trying to find ...
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Nikon D850 autofocus issues in latest batch

I was wondering whether anyone has experienced autofocus issues with the Nikon D850 from recent batches (released since September, 2021). I am aware of issues with previous batches of this camera ...
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Nikon Ai 300/4.5 - remove lens hood

I am not quite sure what has happened here, but ...: After having been out in the rain and using my Nikon Ai 300mm f4.5 lens, I just tucked it away in my camera bag and forgot it there. It was ...
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Nikon lens zoom stuck

i have problem with my Nikon D90 18-105mm lens. When the lens is installed in camera when zooming out it goes up to 24 mm and can’t go to 18mm. When i remove the lens from camera it works perfectly ...
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Any solutions to a black screen on a nikon d3500

My husband bought me a nikon d3500 last year. To summarize the lcd screen went black a couple months later. While troubleshooting online I was able to shine a light on it and could see the screen it ...
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Is there a way to keep the LCD on a D3500 active while using Snapbridge?

I have looked around and found out that as of now, the D3500 has limited use with the Snapbridge app. I understand that the App will not show me what my camera is seeing and is mostly just there to ...
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Nikon D3 backbutton focus when shutter is half pressed

I use the AF-ON button on the back of my D3 for focusing exclusively and I half press the shutter for AE locking. I newer realized that the AF-ON button is deactivated when the shutter is half pressed ...
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Nikon D7100 fEE Error code with Nikon 300mm F4

Im experiencing a flashing fEE error code with my Nikon D7100 cam when attached to my Nikon 300 mm f4 lens. Ive watched the fix it videos ( manual ring to F32 and lock) on youtube and its not working....
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Nikon d7100 top lcd ligh turns on when flash is fired

Today while shooting I noticed, that when I use an external flash, the top LCD light turns on. I turned it off, by clicking to the bulb icon as usually, and when I fired again, it turned on once again....
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Why doesn't manual focus work with my 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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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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How can I reattach the wire that locks the D500 focus screen in place?

The piece of wire that locks the focusing screen of my Nikon D500 has come loose completely. I cannot figure out where the two loops of the wire reattach, and I was wondering if this is an easy fix ...
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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 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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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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Why am I getting a "Card Error" with my Nikon D7200 with multiple cards in both card slots?

I have a Nikon D7200. I've been having this issue since I bought it (close to a year ago) where after taking X pictures (X being anywhere from 10 to 200), I get a "Card Error" and it refuses to take ...
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What is the impact of changes between the old and new Nikon 18-300mm lens?

The lenses I am considering are: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR Lens (new) Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens (old) As far as I can tell the only differences are: ...
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My SB 700 is not working with my nikon D7000

Until recently my Nikon SB700 flash and D7000 were working fine together, but now when I connect the flash I see a message on the screen of the flash to change to manual mode (as it is not working in ...
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Nikon Flash pops up after using Yongnuo flash

Nikon D7100, I cannot use any of the settings or access the menu after using my YONGNUO speedlite last night. When I turn it on the camera flash pops up and the viewfinder just shows the left hand box ...
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Autofocus issue in liveview for Tamron 70-300mm

I have been facing autofocus issue with Tamron 70-300mm VC USM lens on Nikon D5300. The camera autofocuses fine through viewfinder but it is not able to autofocus at all in liveview, the lens just ...
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Question about Nikon D200 Question regarding +/- symbol. How do I get this to stop?

I just acquired a Nikon D200 for backup and I can’t get the +/- to stop flashing in the display and through the eye piece. Any ideas on how to remedy this?
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Nikon always says subject too dark when taking night pics

I have a Nikon D3300 and am trying to take night sky pics. I watched a YouTube video of a guy using the exact camera and doing it. I set mine to manual and all the exact settings and have it on a ...
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Serial TTL communication with Nikon SLRs

I have a Nikon F6 and I'm looking to communicate with it similarly to how products like Meta35 used to. I'm very experienced with electronics and don't foresee an issue getting serial TTL ...
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Eliminating calendar view on Nikon D780

After each exposure the calendar view shows up on the screen. Playback display options does nothing to remedy this. I would like to see the image I just took without having to take an additional step ...
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Reverse-engineering Nikon B700 NRW + RAW12

Has anyone (besides Adobe) correctly reverse-engineered Nikon NRW RAW12 CFA data? My mission is to provide 'natural', unprocessed RAW12 mosaic (CFA) source to test an image processing system. The ISP ...
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Cannot Select This File error on Nikon D500

I have a Nikon D500 with updated firmware to the latest version. I purchased a CFexpress card type B and formatted the card. I’m able to download my images to my Mac using a card reader. But when I ...
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Configuring live view on external monitor for Nikon D7100 attached to microscope

The camera is attached to a professional dentistry microscope and feeds into an external monitor through HDMI. The live view on the monitor is really dark, and details undistinguishable. However, ...
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Nikon D5100 "Error Press Shutter Release Button Again"

Whenever I turn on live view the shutter curtains/blades gets stuck, and I use the method show in this YouTube video. Which kind of fixes the problem temporarily but not fully, everytime I turn on ...
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Remote control option is not saved

When I set Remote Control Mode in the SHOOTING MENU of my Nikon D7100 to "Quick-response mode" (for example), this option is reset to "OFF" after a few minutes... Is this by design ...
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What could cause my D700 not to take a picture when the shutter button is pressed?

I have a Nikon D700 but when I press the button there's a click and seems like it's a super long shutter speed. But doesn't actually take the picture; the live view on the back comes on and if I press ...
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How to use YN568EXIII for nikon as a master flash

I bought a YN568EXIII for Nikon to use as a master for my YN568EX Speedlight. I have been having trouble figuring out how to use it as a master for my YN568EX. Can someone help me out?
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