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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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What could cause a D7000's mirror to flap and “Err” to be displayed when trying to take a picture?

When I press the shutter on my Nikon D7000, the mirror noisily flaps up and down — nothing else happens except Err in display. It's not possible to take a picture and the Aperture and Shutter wheels ...
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Why is my Nikon camera limited to ¹⁄₂₀₀th shutter speed even though I'm not using a flash?

The maximum shutter speed I'm able to set my D600 to is 200. Can someone help me figure out why? I am NOT using a flash attachment so I'm not sure what the probem is.
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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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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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ISO and aperture not syncing with flash over wireless triggers

I’m using Nikon d3200 and Neewer VK750II Flash, off camera, with neewer fc16 trigger and receiver. In TTL mode, the flash fires correctly with the shutter speed but it doesn’t sync ISO or angle (...
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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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'File contains no image data' but I can see the image briefly on the camera viewer. Is there a way to recover the images?

So I have roughly 85 pictures that are giving me the 'File contains no image data' error. The strange thing is that I can see the image briefly on the camera before the error pops up. When I try to ...
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Why won't the autofocus on my Nikon 200-500 work?

I can't seem to get the autofocus on my brand new Nikon 200-500 f/5.6E lens to work. All the settings (on the camera and lens) are set to autofocus. Trying other lenses on the camera, the autofocus ...
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Nikon d3300 “the option is not available in current settings or in the cameras current state”

I have a good condition Nikon d3300 that randomly started giving me the error "This Card is Not Formatted". Then when I try to format, it says "the option is not available in current settings or 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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Nikon D7000 Interval timer shooting not available for manual focus lenses

I have bought a new Samyang 14mm f2.8 ED AS IF UMC lens for my Nikon D7000 dslr. I was trying to set the interval timer shooting to take a time-lapse but I couldn't see the option enabled. The date ...
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Nikon D750 NEF files display incorrectly

I got some raw files from a friend who uses the same camera model as me (Nikon D750). I notice that whereas I can postprocess my NEF pictures just fine, his pictures look very very weird when I try to ...
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Cheapest speedlight for Nikon with autofocus assist beam?

I shoot low light with Nikon D3300 and Yongnuo YN-460 speed light. Most of my pictures are out of focus. I'm on a budget. What is the lowest-priced speed light for Nikon that has an AF assist beam?
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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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Nikon autofocus refocuses when using live view

I haven't used live view much, but need to use to for a self service "photo booth" for an event, where I am using the HDMI output so that guests are able to see the composition of the shot and pose. ...
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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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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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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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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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Continious shooting bracketing on a Nikon D7500

With my old D80, if you set up bracketing and held down the button, it would shoot the bracketed shots as fast as it could, and then stop. I can find no setting on my D7500 that produces this same ...
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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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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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Nikon D7200 card error issue

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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How to download Raw files from Nikon D5500

I took photos with my Nikon D5500 using RaW and jpeg settings. When I try to transfer the images with Nikon software, only jpeg was transfered and not the RAW files.
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Old non-electric vivitar 7 element teleconverter with an autofocus lens makes the aperture stop down to f22 when taking a shot?

I used an old vivitar 7 element teleconverter on a Nikon d300 with an autofocus 35mm 1.8 lens today. The lens always gets stopped by the camera to the minimum aperture f22 when taking the shot and I ...
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I cannot get the Nikon D3300 firmware to open or copy

I am trying to update the Nikon d3300 firmware. I downloaded it - I cannot get it to open / or run