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Eye Detection (Eye AF) in the Nikon Z6 and Z7 Cameras
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Eye Detection (Eye AF) in the Nikon Z6 and Z7 Cameras

Darrell Young (DigitalDarrell)

Darrell Young (digitaldarrell) is an active member of the nikonians.org community since the spring of 2004. Very thorough and easy to read, his writing of the Mastering the Nikon Camera series of books has been considered by critics and readers as the best in books on how to use a given Nikon camera. In this article he brings us the details of Eye AF. Read more...

Geoff Baylis
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Geoff Baylis

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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Geoff Baylis (GBaylis) joined Nikonians in the fall of 2012, as soon after upgrading from a D90 to a D800. His persistence to continue improving gifts us with wonderful images in this his journey. Read more...

Astrophotography - The Telescope
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Astrophotography - The Telescope

David Goldstein (dagoldst)

After his introduction to astrophotography and the details of the tracking telescope mount, Nikonian David Goldstein (dagoldst) now goes into telescope types and what he uses himself. Read more...

Focus Stacking in Macro Photography
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Focus Stacking in Macro Photography

David H. Roberts (dhroberts)

Learn how to use focus stacking to extend the depth of field of an image. In this article gold member David (dhroberts) applies it to close-up photography. This is especially easy to do using Nikon D850, Z7 or Z6, but can be done using any Nikon camera and lens. Read more...

How to set up Nikon SnapBridge
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How to set up Nikon SnapBridge

Michael Hurder (MKHurder)

SnapBridge: Will it ever work? Gold member Mike (MKHurder) gives you some good tips on how to get going using Nikon’s SnapBridge software for tethered shooting and camera control. Read more...

Astrophotography – The Tracking Telescope Mount
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Astrophotography – The Tracking Telescope Mount

David Goldstein (dagoldst)

After his inviting article on getting started in astrophotography, David Goldstein (dagoldst) now goes deeper into Deep Sky Object imaging, gifting us with what he has learned about equipment and software. Read more...

Printing your photographs (1) Today’s choices
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Printing your photographs (1) Today’s choices

Ernesto Santos (esantos)

New series: With the explosion of social media and image sharing, printing options have taken somewhat of a back seat. What are the possibilities for the photographer who is still looking to produce a physical image? Read more...

Photographing Wildflowers
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Photographing Wildflowers

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Spring has sprung here in the U.S, but even if it’s not spring where you are yet, it will be at some point so read on and you can tuck this information away for that day. In this article I discuss how to achieve good wildflower photographs, which is not that easy to achieve. Read more...

How to recover photographs from a corrupted NAS
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How to recover photographs from a corrupted NAS

Geoff Baylis (GBaylis)

Nikonian Geoff Baylis (GBaylis) shares the dreadful moment when a Windows 10 glitch wiped all of his images on his storage system. Not only does his article show how easy it is to lose images, but also what tools we can apply when the damage have happened, and what to do to avoid it all together. Read more...

Gary Paige
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Gary Paige

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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Gary Page (JazzDoc) first visited Nikonians in 2004 and shortly thereafter he became a member. A recent winner in the Annual Best of Nikonians photo contest, despite his very busy schedule he manages to come frequently into the community to passionately share knowledge, inspire with his wonderful images and be inspired by the images of others. Read more...

How to achieve great looking group photographs
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How to achieve great looking group photographs

Frank Villafane (frankmv)

What are the main things to consider for taking and capturing better group shots? This article tells you as a photographer what works (and what doesn’t) in five easy-to-remember "rules". Read more...

The Digital Artist - To Create or Not to Create?
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The Digital Artist - To Create or Not to Create?

Preston Moochnek RPh. (massulo)

Are you interested in becoming a digital artist? Or is "painting with pictures" not for you? No matter what, member Preston Moochnek (massulo) has some good advice to maybe wet your appetite. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (6) - From Jokusarlon to Geysir
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Photographing Iceland (6) - From Jokusarlon to Geysir

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the sixth and final part of photographing Iceland by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Today he takes us to Jokusarlon, Lomagnupur, Fjaðrárgljúfur, Vik, Seljalandsfoss and Geysir Read more...

Professional advice for street photography
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Professional advice for street photography

Chris Horn (HotSpur369)

Street photography is a genre that can be practiced by just about anyone, anywhere. You can grab your camera and find an interesting place where people gather and start shooting. This article, however, will share how the professionals methodically approach this craft. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (5) - Egilsstadir, Eystrahorn & Jokusarlon
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Photographing Iceland (5) - Egilsstadir, Eystrahorn & Jokusarlon

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the fifth part of photographing Iceland by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Today he takes us to Egilsstadir, Djupivogur, Eystrahorn, Vestrahorn and Jokusarlon. Read more...

Texture Layers in Photoshop
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Texture Layers in Photoshop

Dan Wiedbrauk (domer2760)

In this article, I will discuss how textures and texture layers can transform digital photographs into digital artwork. The article also includes links to two of my Creative Commons images so that you can follow along with the Photoshop tutorial. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (4) - Dimmuborgir, Myvatn & Aldeyjarfoss
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Photographing Iceland (4) - Dimmuborgir, Myvatn & Aldeyjarfoss

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the forth part of photographing Iceland by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Today he takes us to Dimmuborgir, Myvatn and Aldeyjarfoss. Read more...

Astrophotography – Getting started
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Astrophotography – Getting started

David Goldstein (dagoldst)

You may have seen and marveled at the images of the sky by David Goldstein (dagoldst) in the Astrophotography forum. His article helps you jump into Astrophotography: What equipment and budget is required without risking big mistakes or falling into the fangs of salesmen. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (3) - From Kirkjufell to Goðafoss
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Photographing Iceland (3) - From Kirkjufell to Goðafoss

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the third part of a six part series by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Day 2 thru day 4: Kirkjufell, Budirkirkja,  Arnarstapi, Longrdangar, Hvitserkur and Goðafoss. Read more...

Studio Photography: Shooting the $2million image: Post-processing
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Studio Photography: Shooting the $2million image: Post-processing

Martin Turner (Martin Turner)

What we’re going to look at in this part goes against the grain of what most photographers think. Most Photoshop warriors believe that they can improve the shot in post-processing. Actually, this is impossible. Read more...

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