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3rd party products at Nikonians
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3rd party products at Nikonians

We have many non-nikon articles, aka 3rd party vendor information, here at Nikonians. Enjoy! Read more...

Nikon D800/D810/D850 resources
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Nikon D800/D810/D850 resources

David Summers (dm1dave)

The Nikon D800-series resources page with important topics, links to manuals & firmware. Read more...

Webinar with Marsel van Oosten
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Webinar with Marsel van Oosten

Webinar with nature photographer and Nikon Ambassador Marsel van Oosten, January 14th 2021, 10:00 AM EST (15:00h UTC) Read more...

Focus tracking with lock on
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Focus tracking with lock on

How does the focus tracking with lock-on work? Explanation based upon the Nikon D800 series. Read more...

Great photography links on the web
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Great photography links on the web

Throughout our 20+ years of existence we have amassed an enormous amount of knowledge here at Nikonians. The web provides great resources on Nikon and photo knowledge, so here are our top handpicked sites & pages, the ones we have come to love over the years. Enjoy! Read more...

The “Intimate Landscape”
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The “Intimate Landscape”

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Are you a fan of the “intimate landscape” image? Is this more than a close-up shot? If so, what is it? Read more...

Webinar Nikon Z6ii & Z7ii
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Webinar Nikon Z6ii & Z7ii

Learn about the new Nikon Z6ii and Z7ii with Nikon Ambassador Michelle Valberg in our webinar. Available as video. Read more...

Things to Consider if You’re Having Focus Issues
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Things to Consider if You’re Having Focus Issues

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Recently I was talking to a friend who was having trouble getting sharp focus with her Nikon D3000. She was unclear if it was her, the camera, or maybe her computer. Read more...

Learning to Compose (2): Review
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Learning to Compose (2): Review

Martin Turner (Martin Turner)

If you want to learn to compose, review. This series of articles is not giving you rules for composition to use right now, but methods to learn how to be better at composition. Read more...

The Many Ways to Keyword in LrC
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The Many Ways to Keyword in LrC

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

There are a variety of software processing programs that allow someone to use keywords as a way to find an image. As an LrC user I find that the keyword function allows me to find just about any image in seconds. Read more...

On Assignment (7): Shooting from the Air
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On Assignment (7): Shooting from the Air

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

Photographing from an airplane or helicopter poses numerous challenges, both technical and creative. And the composition is always in flux. Read more...

Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 2
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Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 2

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Part 1 of this article covered the basics of getting started with the LrC Book Module. Part 2 presents additional information on using the module. Read more...

On Assignment (6): Photographing People
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On Assignment (6): Photographing People

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

The keys to successfully photographing people? Respect, Enthusiasm and Fun. In that order. Read more...

Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 1
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Using the Lightroom Book Module - Part 1

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

How to use the Adobe Lightroom book module to create your own, good looking photo books. Part 1 of 2. Read more...

On Assignment (5): Making a Photograph
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On Assignment (5): Making a Photograph

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

This is the fifth article in Matt Bradley’s “On Assignment” series. We visit Arkansas, India and Canada where he reminds us that sometimes it takes a little creative brainstorming — or just plain work — to “make” a photograph. Read more...

On Assignment (4): Go Where the Light Is
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On Assignment (4): Go Where the Light Is

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

When you’re out with your camera - hot to capture a great image, but nothing seems to click (so to speak) - go find the best light and make a photograph happen there. Read more...

Finding Subjects to Photograph at Home
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Finding Subjects to Photograph at Home

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

While I would really like to travel right now, as I would normally be doing to some degree, I am not yet comfortable taking that step so I am practicing shooting around home with the Z7. Read more...

On Assignment (3): Saved by the Light
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On Assignment (3): Saved by the Light

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

Light - the very essence of photography. Without it, you can’t take a picture, of course. But, as most Nikonians know, not just any light will do. A great composition captured in light that’s only fair, usually ends up as only a fair picture. Read more...

Learning to Compose (1): Observation
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Learning to Compose (1): Observation

Martin Turner (Martin Turner)

In a previous series, I shared 21 principles of composition. I thought of revisiting and expanding on them in this series, but I feel it’s been said. What I want to focus on in this series is about how to become the kind of photographer who composes perfectly, without having to think about it. Read more...

Birding with a Nikon Z7 and the Nikkor 500/5.6 PF
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Birding with a Nikon Z7 and the Nikkor 500/5.6 PF

David H. Roberts (dhroberts)

Interested using your Nikon Z6, Z7, or Z50 together with the innovative Nikkor 500/5.6 PF telephoto lens for wildlife photography? Join our member David Roberts (dhroberts) on a birding trip. Read more...

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