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Supermoon: In focus and Out of focus

The biggest clue is the fact that the out of focus shot makes the moon appear to be significantly smaller than the in focus shot. With many Nikon telephoto zoom lenses as the focus distance is reduced ...
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How do I find out what camera was used to take this photo?

Normally one looks ar EXIF information to see which camera make and model took a photo. There is also almost always information regarding the lens used too. If you use legacy lenses or an adapter it ...
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How to choose the correct white balance for star trail photography (Nikon D3200)

A-B stands for Amber-Blue. This is your color temperature/Kelvin scale, and is primarily what you will be concerned with for your star trails. G-M stands for Green-Magenta, and is used to correct ...
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Why my Nikon D3200 does not output HDMI to external monitor?

Nothing is malfunctioning. The Nikon D3x00 series of cameras is not capable of outputting what you desire. The HDMI port seems to be there only to allow reviewing still images and videos after they ...
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Nikon D3200 focus problem when using viewfinder, but not live view

The camera uses two different technologies for focus. When you focus through the viewfinder, the camera uses phase detection for focus. When you activate live view, the camera uses contrast detection. ...
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Does the Sigma 70-300 AF-D work on the Nikon D3200?

Your lens will work on your camera, but it will need to be manually focused. The seller may have technically been correct while intentionally being a bit misleading: it is an autofocus lens and it can ...
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What lenses can I use on a Nikon D3200?

If you can find one for sale there is the Zoom-Nikkor 1200-1700mm f/5.6-8P IF-ED. B&H Photo recently had a used one offered at $99,000 USD.
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How do I find out what camera was used to take this photo?

The bad news is, and I do not mean to be rude, there is a little problem with the device holding the camera. Xo) The image you linked as an example has nothing special in terms of light. (On a ...
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Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor?

Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor? Not while recording using Nikon's, Adobe's, or any other applications that use Nikon's SDK. Not even while using applications, such as digiCamControl,...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

Since you should shoot in raw this color enhancement stuff is more or less pointless. It just look better on cam screen on location, but on the computer at home the raw files look nearly the same. ...
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What disadvantages does the Quiet Shutter Mode have?

The main disadvantage I have seen with silent mode is that the shots/frames per second rate in continuous mode is reduced. E.g. the Canon EOS 7D Mark II can only take 4 shots / second in silent mode, ...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

As others pointed out, there are a lot of subjective things here. But let's look at numbers and specification: http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-600d-vs-Nikon-D3200/score Measurements by DXOmark ...
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Can a Nikon D3200 shoot infrared video?

The Nikon D3200 (like most other DSLRs) has an IR filter on its sensor. You have two ways of making it do IR photography and both involve some DIY work and have their caveats. You could use an IR ...
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Should I be worried about the pixelation in my photo?

Should I be worried about the pixelation in my photo? Not in this case, because what you are describing is noise. That is a totally diferent issue than pixelation. Pixelation is when you rescale an ...
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Can I add a watermark to my photo using Capture NX-D?

No. The feature is not available in NX-D. In Capture NX and NX2, according to nx101.com, while there is no built-in watermarking functionality, you can "fake" your way to a watermark by using the ...
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Nikon D3200 battery drain out quickly

If the charger is not indicating a full charge by displaying a constant light but blinks at a higher frequency after about an hour then the battery appears to not yet be fully charged. If you are only ...
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Nikon D3200 battery drain out quickly

There could be a few reasons why your battery life is bad: Cold temperatures or other extreme exposure Old battery with lots of charge cycles Battery is damaged physically Battery has been shorted or ...
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Mount an Opteka 650-1300mm lens to a Nikon D3200?

That lens has a T-Mount 42mm threaded connection with a 0.75mm thread pitch. They are also called T2 mounts. M42 also have a 42mm threaded connection but with a 1mm thread pitch. (they are not ...
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Why isn't live view on my D3200 matching the exposure I've set manually?

ok, go into settings and scroll down to movie settings, there scroll down to enable manual movie mode. There, you have done it.
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Is it okay if I connect my nikon dslr d3200 to my computer via usb connector while taking pictures?

Photos will be stored on the sd card in your camera no matter what its hooked up too. And it wont do any damage but if you trying to take pictures and interact with your sd card (e.g. transferring, ...
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What is the Nikon D3200's diffraction limit?

It's a little more complex than the question seems to indicate. Intended display size also comes into play. This is because the Diffraction Limited Aperture (DLA) of a sensor is only the beginning of ...
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Nikon D3200 video tethering software?

EOS Utility use USB connection not HDMI to control canon cameras. There are software for Nikon with same features digiCamControl or dslrdashboard but you can't trigger video capture for D3200 using a ...
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Can I tether my Nikon D3200 to Lightroom?

You cannot tether Nikon's D3xxx series cameras to Lightroom. Adobe doesn't list any Nikon D3xxx cameras in its list of tethered cameras supported by Lightroom. This not a fault of Adobe's; rather, ...
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How do I remove this mounting mechanism?

I can't help you with disassembling that lens but since that lens will focus beyond infinity, I would either buy, or print yourself, a thin M42 to Nikon F adapter. You can buy one like this for ...
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ISO and aperture not syncing with flash over wireless triggers

The FC16 is not TTL capable, it is only a manual trigger/receiver and it doesn't transmit any data other than the firing signal. If you want automatic power adjustments based on ISO/Ap then you need ...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

Warning: Canon user here. Canon? Nikon? Both brands have good cameras, and for a given price point which brand has the best one changes over time (and depends on specific user requirements). You ...
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Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor?

Yes, you can monitor LIVE! Go to your camera menu, select [SETTINGS][HDMI]{Device Control] set of [OFF]. Works like a Champ!
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How do I find out what camera was used to take this photo?

Light and composition. Light and composition. Light and composition. The specific camera used has nothing to do with how well the photographer uses existing light (or creates/shapes their own light) ...
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Nikon D3200 turning Flash off in P, S, A, M mode

On most Nikon cameras, when in P, S, A and M, the flash will only fire if it's manually popped up before that. There's no specific "Flash off" setting in these exposure modes. Not raising the flash is ...
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Nikon D3200 turning Flash off in P, S, A, M mode

Auto mode is auto everything, exposure and flash and ISO and white balance and color profile, everything. Cannot turn auto features off, so no choice of selecting anything. Auto is auto. In M,A,S,P ...
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