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How to Take Landscape Photographs with a Nikon D90

Beautiful landscape photography is not solely the realm of fine artists and professionals. Whether you are a new photographer or have years of experience, landscapes are beautiful. Taking the perfect landscape [more…]

How to Take Close-Up Photographs with a Nikon D90

Close-up photography, also called macro photography, is the technique behind many captivating nature photographs and most product photography. Taking a good close-up picture doesn't necessarily require [more…]

Get to Know the Controls on Your Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

Here’s a quick reference guide to the buttons, dials, and other external controls on your D3000. Note that the lens shown is the Nikkor 18–55mm AF-S DX [more…]

A Quick Guide to Automatic Exposure Modes on Your Nikon D3000

When you're just starting out with digital SLR photography, these fully automatic modes on your D3000 can make life easier. Select the mode you want to use from the dial on top of the camera and then just [more…]

Advanced Exposure Modes for Your Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

To really take creative control, step up to one of these four exposure modes, which enable you to adjust aperture (f-stop) to manipulate depth of field [more…]

Nikon D3000 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

With the D3000, Nikon proves once again that you don't have to give an arm and a leg — or strain your back and neck — to enjoy dSLR photography. This new addition to the Nikon family of dSLRs doesn't skimp [more…]

How to Use the Nikon D90’s Sports Mode

The Nikon D90 includes a Sports mode, which automatically activates a number of settings that can help you photograph a moving object, whether it’s an athlete, a race car, or a romping dog. Capturing action [more…]

How to Record Video with a Nikon D90

Your D90 offers a first-ever feature for digital SLR cameras: the ability to record digital movies. It’s easy — and fun — to learn how to make videos with your digital camera. You won’t get the quality [more…]

Understanding All the Nikon D90’s Controls

A new Nikon D90 is exciting and fun — but it sure has a lot of buttons and dials to figure out. Using your digital SLR camera will be a breeze once you understand what all the D90's controls do. [more…]

Using Your Nikon D90's Memory Card

A digital camera’s memory card is key to recording images. Read on to see how to insert or remove a memory card in your Nikon D90, format it, or even protect the digital photographs you’ve stored on your [more…]

How to Crop Photos with a Nikon D90

One of the basics of digital photography is knowing that you can alter any image. If you have excess background in a photograph, you can trim it away using the Nikon D90 Retouch menu. Trimming, also known [more…]

How to Remove Red-Eye with a Nikon D90

Fixing red-eye is easy, using the Nikon D90 Red-Eye Correction filter. Of course, the hope is that you avoid red-eye altogether with simple photography tips, like creating the right ambient light for portraits [more…]

How to Take Action Shots with a Nikon D90

Taking clear photos of fast-moving action is easier than you might think with your Nikon D90. A fast shutter speed is the key to capturing a blur-free shot of any moving subject, whether it’s your tennis-playing [more…]

How to Shoot Still Portraits with a Nikon D90

Taking a great photo of a person takes more than point-and-shoot — even when they’re sitting still. In classic photography, a perfect portrait will keep the subject sharply focused while throwing the background [more…]

How to Use the Nikon D90 Menus

Using a digital SLR lets you use the best photography techniques of a manual camera, or take advantage of a camera’s advanced functions. You access many of your D90's features via internal menus, which [more…]

How to Use Burst Mode in the Nikon D90

Action photography requires a fast shutter speed — and a fast trigger finger. Luckily, the Nikon D90 has a Release (or burst) mode, which records a continuous series of images as long as you hold down [more…]

A Quick Guide to Automatic Exposure Modes on Your Nikon D3100

For people new to digital SLR cameras, the D3100 offers the following automatic settings that enable point-and-shoot photography. To access modes other than Auto and Auto Flash Off, set the Mode dial to [more…]

Advanced Exposure Modes for Your Nikon D3100 Digital Camera

To really take creative control with your Nikon D3100, step up to one of these four exposure modes, which enable you to adjust aperture (f-stop) to manipulate depth of field [more…]

Get to Know the Controls on Your Nikon D3100 Digital Camera

Here's a quick reference guide to the buttons, dials, and other external controls on your D3100. Note that the lens shown is the Nikkor 18–55mm AF-S DX [more…]

Nikon D3100 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

With the D3100, Nikon proves once again that you don't have to give an arm and a leg — or strain your back and neck — to enjoy dSLR photography. This addition to the Nikon family of dSLRs doesn't skimp [more…]

Advanced Exposure Modes for the Nikon D7000 Digital Camera

To really take creative control with your Nikon D7000 DSLR, step up to one of these exposure modes, which enable you to adjust aperture (f-stop) to manipulate depth of field [more…]

Controls on Your Nikon D7000 Digital Camera

If you're not familiar with the Nikon D7000 digital camera, here's a quick guide to its buttons, dials, and other external controls. The D7000 kit is sold with the lens shown, the Nikkor 18–105mm AF-S [more…]

Automatic Exposure Modes on Your Nikon D7000 Camera

For people new to digital SLR cameras, the Nikon D7000 offers automatic settings that enable point-and-shoot photography. To access modes other than Auto and Auto Flash Off, set the Mode dial to Scene. [more…]

Nikon D7000 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

With the D7000 digital camera, Nikon proves once again that you don't have to give an arm and a leg — or strain your back and neck — to enjoy dSLR photography. The D7000 addition to the Nikon family of [more…]

Controls on Your Nikon D5100 Digital Camera

If you're not familiar with the Nikon D5100 digital camera, here's a quick guide to its buttons, dials, and other external controls. The D5100 kit is sold with the lens shown, the Nikkor 18–55mm AF-S DX [more…]

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