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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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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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How can I transfer photos over SnapBridge that are taken after the 9999th photo?

I have a Nikon Coolpix B500 camera. I have reached 9999 photos in my camera gallery, however I can take more photos without a problem. When I look the photos taken after the 9999th photo, they're in ...
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Is a 35mm or 50mm lens better for landscape photography and portrait photography?

I have a Nikon d750 full frame and am wanting a new lens for low light landscape photography and low light portrait photography. I am considering either a 35mm or 50mm F1.8. Which would be a better ...
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RAW Photo of the Moon - How to take pictures of objects in front of a (bright) moon?

I have an object in front of the moon and I wanted to take a RAW (NRW) photo including the moon and the object in front, thinking that I can fix the illumination/overexposure later in Lightroom. But I ...
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How do I stop my Nikon 3500 menu from switching off?

My Nikon D3500 menu (the one showing ISO, F-Stop, shutter speed) switches off after about 7 seconds. How do I stop it?
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Macro Reverse Ring Not working with Nikon D3500 [duplicate]

I recently got a Macro Reverse ring for my 18-55mm Nikkor lens and I started using it but I cant control the aperture because the lens wont talk to my camera. Is there a way to control the aperture ...
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Cannot change aperture using aperture ring on my nikon d700 [duplicate]

I tried to use my manual lens nikon 50mm 1.8 ais on my nikon d700, i already set the data on "non CPU lens" The problem is when i change the aperture on the aperture ring to other than wide ...
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Is Sigma 50 mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art compatibile with Nikon Z50?

Can I use Sigma 50 mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (Nikon mount) with Nikon Z50? Currently I am using it with D5600 but I am interested in switching to mirrorless and wonder if my lens is going to work properly ...
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Times when I don't want auto color correction or auto white point setting

There are times when I have taken pictures in a forest on a sunny day, and the light filtering through the leaves provides a nice green cast that I want to preserve. However, my Nikon Coolpix S9900 ...
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Nikon D5600: AF area mode (no of focus points ) doesn’t work in any of manual mode (aperture, shutter, manual) for any focus Mode?

AF-area mode (no of focus points 9, 21, 39 ) doesn’t seem to appear in viewfinder in manual modes (aperture priority, shutter priority, manual) for any focus mode (AF-A, AF-C), only it focus/shows a ...
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Can I add third party lens profiles to Nikon cameras or software?

I'm starting to shoot directly in JPG to save time, since I don't need RAW processing most of the time. However, my D7100 and my Z50 have no built-in lens correction profiles for my Sigma 18-50 and 50-...
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D5300 Autofocus

I broke my 18-55 kit lens months ago. And i currently have no lens in my hand. But i usually hover over my camera setting for no reason. Tonight i charged my battery and then playing with the settings ...
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SnapBridge won’t upload files

I can’t get certain files to upload to SnapBridge from my P1000. I have made sure the firmware is up to date, but files I can see on my camera are not available to select for upload. What am I doing ...
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Identifying full frame lens [closed]

I have a D7100 with three lens, a Nikon SWM VR ED IF 077, a Nikon SWM 058 and a Sigma DC 072. I am considering moving to a full frame Nikon and trying to identity if all or any of my lens are ...
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Sigma 70-300mm macro or nikon 55-200mm vr ii

I currently have a Nikon d3200 and am trying to decide between these two lenses. I understand the sigma can only manual focus on my camera. Im mostly looking to shoot wildlife , landscape or other far ...
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Macro flash ring for Nikon - but on li-ion batteries?

Im going through the internet to find a cheap macro ring for my Nikon D5100, but I really dislike the power input "4x AA battery". I dislike those batteries, since (yes, they can be bought ...
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Nikon D800 color cast

I take pictures with my Nikon D3 for almost a decade now. I recently got a used D800 and I dont like how the colors turn out on some images. They seem to have a slight color cast. Look at the ...
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Grains in Picture

I owe a Nikon D3200, when I click pictures in Manual mode, I do adjust the shutter speed, ISO to 100. But when I click in Automatic, and especially during the night, there are few grainy elements, ...
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Live view on my Nikon D7000 is too dark

So I own a Nikon D7000 and when I use live view (to manual focus for example), its kind of hard to see through live view during the day, and especially on the sun because LCD is not bright enough. ...
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Are Nikon teleconverters compatible with the Quantaray 70-300mm telephoto lens

I have a Quantaray 70-300mm lens on a Nikon D80 body. Would the Nikon AF-S teleconverters be compatible with this combination?
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d5000 autofocus malfunctioning?

I think my d5000 (or lens?) AF is malfunctioning, but I'm not sure. I'm using the stock lens (Nikon DX, AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm) It takes seconds (like 7 seconds) for it to find focus and seems to keep ...
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Unable to remove lens from my D750

My Nikon 200-500 has become stuck on my Nikon D750. The lens rotates slightly on the pins but won't rotate all the way to release. I'm guessing there's an issue with the locking pins on the D750. ...
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Assistance with shutter release button on D300

I have previously owned an n90 and still own a D100. I have just purchased a D300 to upgrade my equipment. I am having an issue I have never experienced before. When I partially press the Shutter ...
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Older Nikon body won't work with AF-P lens

I just bought my first camera, a Nikon D50, and the auto mode won't work with my lens. I have a brand new lens, a AF-P NIKKOR 18-55MM DX VR. The only mode that works is M. Any help would be awsome.
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Are there any F/1.8 wide angle primes under 20mm for Nikon F? [closed]

Nikon has a 20mm F/1.8 and there is a Sigma 14mm F/1.8 lens. I wonder if there are any fullframe Nikon F mount lenses with an aperture of F/1.8 and a focal length in between 15-19mm.
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Do I need a Godox master flash to use a TT685-N off-camera?

I'm planning to buy a Godox TT685-N. But I want to use it only as a slave flash. I'm trying to understand if I need another Godox flash to be the master or if my current Nikon SB-900 will trigger it. ...
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My Nikon Digital D50 is showing black screen when I take photos

I am camera illiterate and I am trying to surprise my husband by fixing his Nikon digital camera that all of a sudden stopped working after I let my brother use it. HELP! It turns on, and takes photo, ...
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How to stack photos using Nikon d3500 to capture moving star trails?

I have basic Nikon d3500 camera with Nikon Capture nx-d software installed on my machine. I am able to capture shiny star at night with long shutter speed, wide aperture and ISO. I have to capture ...
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Using Nikon Z6 to shoot star trails

After the 3.1 update the interval shooting will not work in manual mode. It says auto or programmed auto only. I want to shoot star trails and need manual mode. Any suggestions?
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What is the configuration for a D70s / MC-DC1 connector?

I have an old D70s, and I'd like to trigger it using the wired remote shutter port from a computerized device like a Sabre (which doesn't provide an adapter for this camera) or an Arduino. The ...
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What power supply do I need to run the Nikon Z6 II continuously on USB?

I have a Z6 II that is supposed to be able to run off USB power that I got for making videos. I've tried using it with a 120v AC to USB adapter plug (the kind you plug a phone USB cable into a wall ...
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Why does HDR setting automatically turns OFF?

I am using Nikon D5600. At times I noticed this feature is disabled and sometimes it is enabled. When it is enabled and set to OFF, I enable it and capture a photo. When I recheck, it is set to OFF ...
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150-600 mm lens for Nikon D5600

I have checked Sigma and Tamron 150-600 which are mentioned (in Amazon) as compatible with Nikon D5600. The reason why I am posting is to know whether to go with any of these lens with this camera or ...
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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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My Neewer Speedlite 750II is not working

I am having lots of trouble with my flash. I attached it to my camera and the red light was pulsing, but later it just stayed fixed and the pilot button is not working either. I am not sure if it's an ...
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Can a lens affect relative performance of autofocus points?

I am comparing the autofocus performance of my Nikon D800 with two lenses, A Sigma 150-600 C (post sigma-dock calibration) A Nikkor 50mm 1.8G (post AF fine tune). Both lenses focus well with the ...
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Correct lens type for product photography

I am extremely new to photography and I have a Nikon D5300 with the kit lens that comes with it. I have been woodworking for a while and want to take product photos of my work to put on etsy and ...
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Nikon MF-29 date back usage and imprint location

I've pulled my F-100 out of the cupboard to use this weekend and remembered that it has an MF-29 date back. However I can't remember exactly how the date back works, neither do I have a manual for it,...
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Nikon Camera: Installing previous firmware version

My Nikon Z6 has been away for major repairs, including a new PCB. It is apparently coming back with a new firmware update (3.12) installed. Two questions: My saved settings for the camera (NCSET002....
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Missing one image in a sequence with a dual card setup

Context & Problem Shooting with a Nikon D810 with two cards: 64GB compact flash (Sandisk Extreme) 32GB SD card (Sandisk Extreme Pro) The camera is set set to write to both in Backup mode. I ...
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Eye-AF from Nikon Z6 is inconsistent or fidgety

I have a Nikon Z6 – latest firmware (ver. 3.12, from October 2020). As far as I can remember since Eye-AF was first introduced in May 2019, I've been having a hard time have the eye-AF locked on the ...
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How can I extend my camera's battery life?

In my experience, my Nikon D5600 can only shoot around 600-800 Photos in one go. I know this is enough for many situations, but when I go on Vacations and Holidays I use it so much it gets low? I ...
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How to increase the quality of photos taken through a DSLR?

I have been shooting for six months now using my Nikon D5600 and the 18-55 mm kit lens. I use Photoshop to do the color manipulation for my images. When I finish I export them in PNG format and upload ...
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I Dropped my nikon D3300 [closed]

A few days ago I dropped my Nikon D3300. I then found it is taking overexposed images while all the settings are correct. The meter in manual mode misguides me even in daylight. At ISO 100, f/5.6 it ...
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Unable to click pictures with nikon D3500 [duplicate]

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1s_xLLeXyCNRJmyem2vkqLd-g9XnU3DZm?usp=sharing here is the link of pictures and videos to my problems. To describe it in words, my camera nikon d3500 is going ...
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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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Picture gets blurry when zooming in

My Nikon 3400's kit lens(18-55mm) works fine when I take pictures at 18mm. But when I extend lens beyond that, the picture gets blurry(no clarity). Though I can focus on extremely close distances ...
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Nikon F mount Adaptable Lenses/Mounts with infinity focus

I know that Nikon F mount is platform that not much lenses can be adapted to. Is there any type of lenses that can be adapted to Nikon F mount(modern DSLR or old film) without any lens modifications, ...
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A nikkor 18-140mm AF-S vs 18-55 AF-P, 70-300mm AF-P all with VR for a camera without a focus motor?

Hi I'm getting this deal where I can either get one Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140 mm F/3.5-5.6 G ED VR Or these 2 Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300 mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55 mm f/3.5-...
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Nikon p900 Bracketing and Timer

I have a Nikon p900. I want to use bracketed exposures along with either a timer or remote shutter. Activating anything off the timer menu, either a 2 second timer or selecting the shutter remote ...

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