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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I repair my Nikon dSLR's loose mirror bracket, cracked reflector, and detached spring?

If you successfully disassemble 10 or more cameras and successfully repair and assemble at least half of them you are fine to try to repair by yourself. If not will be better to find photo repair shop ...
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Grains in Picture

ISO stands for International Standards Origination of Geneva Switzerland. ISO establishes the criteria for measuring the sensitivity of photographic film to light. They assign a numerical value. High ...
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Grains in Picture

The simplest explanation would be that auto mode is more likely to increase your ISO setting in order to keep exposure time as fast as possible. Compare these two images - both taken in low light. ...
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ISO and aperture not syncing with flash over wireless triggers

While the D3200 and your Neewer-branded* Voking VK750 II can both communicate iTTL signals, the Neewer-branded Godox FC16 Rx/Tx triggers cannot. If you look at the pin on the foot of the ...
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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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Can you use the PE 2505 flash for Nikon D3200

You also need to consider the trigger voltage supplied by the flash and the voltage the camera's hot shoe can tolerate without being damaged. Older flashes often have higher voltages than newer DSLRs ...
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Why isn't live view on my D3200 matching the exposure I've set manually?

The D3200 User Manual says: "Selecting live view in "Auto" or "Flash disabled" mode enables automatic scene selection (“scene auto selector”) when autofocus is used." (Page 20) Can it happen ...
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