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How to Capture Action with Your Nikon D3300

A fast shutter speed on your Nikon D3300 is the key to capturing a blur-free shot of a moving subject, whether it’s a flower in the breeze, a spinning Ferris wheel, or, as in the case of this figure, a [more…]

How to Capture Scenic Vistas with Your Nikon D3300

Providing specific settings for landscape photography with your Nikon D3300 is tricky because there’s no single best approach to capturing a beautiful stretch of countryside, a city skyline, or another [more…]

How to Capture Dynamic Close-Ups with Your Nikon D3300

The Nikon D3300 offers you many ways to get dynamic close-ups, even without special lenses. If you choose to invest in a macro lens or a set of diopters, you can get even better results. For great close-up [more…]

Nikon D3300: Shoot Movies Using the Default Settings

Video enthusiasts will appreciate the fact that the Nikon D3300 enables you to tweak a variety of movie-recording settings. But if you’re not up to sorting through those options, just use the default settings [more…]

How to Bracket Exposures on Your Nikon D5500

Many photographers use exposure bracketing on the Nikon D5500 to ensure that at least one shot of a subject is properly exposed. Bracketing simply means to shoot the same subject multiple times, slightly [more…]

How to Bracket White Balance on Your Nikon D5500

Automatic exposure bracketing on your Nikon D5500 records the same image at different exposure settings or Active D‐Lighting settings. You also can bracket white balance, creating a series of three images [more…]

How to Shoot Images in Effects Mode on the Nikon D7200

When you set the Mode dial on your Nikon D7200 to Effects, as shown in the following figure, you can apply special effects on the fly — that is, the effect is added as the camera writes the picture to [more…]

Use a Smart Device as a Wireless Shutter Release for the Nikon D7200

You can use the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility (WMU) app to connect your camera wirelessly to an Android or iOS smart device. You can then use the device to view your photos and transfer low-resolution [more…]

How to Read the Exposure Meter on the Nikon D7200

One of your Nikon D7200 camera's most important tools, the exposure meter tells you whether the camera thinks your picture will be properly exposed at your chosen f-stop, shutter speed, and ISO settings [more…]

Compose Pictures with the Nikon D7200's Viewfinder in Auto Modes

Your Nikon D7200 camera offers point-and-shoot simplicity through its Auto exposure mode. Just for good measure, you also get Auto Flash Off mode, which works just like Auto mode but disables flash — a [more…]

Live View Photography in Your Nikon D7200's Auto Mode

Live View on your Nikon D7200 can be helpful for shooting still-life photos. Being able to see the scene on the monitor saves you from having to repeatedly check the viewfinder while you're arranging objects [more…]

Self-Timer Shooting on the Nikon D7200

You're no doubt familiar with Self-Timer mode, which delays the shutter release for a few seconds after you press the shutter button, giving you time to dash into the picture. Here's how it works on the [more…]

Continuous (Burst Mode) Shooting on the Nikon D7200

Setting the Release mode dial on your Nikon D7200 to Continuous Low or Continuous High enables burst mode shooting. That is, the camera records a continuous burst of images for as long as you hold down [more…]

Flash Limitations on Your Nikon D7200

Thanks to the built-in flash on your Nikon D7200, you're never without at least a little light. You also have the option to attach a larger, more powerful external flash when scenes call for more light [more…]

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