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What's the best Nikon lens for jewelry photography?

Product photography of jewelry is not optically tricky. The kit lens you already have will do nicely. No need to rush out and buy a 50mm. That said, a 50mm prime with a large aperture, say f/1.4 will ...
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Using Nikon Z6 to shoot star trails

The most obvious workaround is to use an external wired shutter release with a built-in intervalometer. Before cameras started including internal intervalometers, that's the way we had to do it. Third ...
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How do I turn off 'P' mode in U1/U2/U3 settings in my Nikon Z6?

You need to be in another mode and then save the settings to U1/2/3 to overwrite them being in P mode. That will also overwrite other settings as well, so make sure they are set as desired first.
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Sigma 60-600mm is never sharp whatever the aperture

I use the 60-600 w/ the FTZ-ii on the Z9 and I get very good results. There is a firmware update to the FTZ to bring it up to the Vii, but I highly doubt that is your issue. And with adapted lenses on ...
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DSLR-like image review on Nikon Z 6II?

The only way I can get my Z9 to behave close to what you want is to have the viewfinder display set to automatic display switching with image review set to On (not On- monitor only). With these ...
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What power supply do I need to run the Nikon Z6 II continuously on USB?

It is just pretty much as simple as that. Nikon specifies that the power supply must be directly USB-C not just adapted from USB-A but pretty much any USB-C Power-Delivery will do. Many are powerful ...
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Eye-AF from Nikon Z6 is inconsistent or fidgety

Eye AF was an added function for the Z6/7 and it is known to be less effective than others like Sony's eye AF. However, there are a few things that can/will help autofocus... When the detail (eye) you ...
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