It’s the single most common query we get on N-Photo, so here’s a straightforward explanation of Adobe’s far from straightforward upgrade process. Just find your Nikon D-SLR on the list to see exactly where you stand.
In part 6 of our Nikon home projects series, we show you how you can create a legend in your own lunchtime, turning a plate of food into a miniature landscape.
In part 5 of our Nikon home projects series, we show you how to use ‘focus stacking’ to defy the laws of optical physics and dramatically increase the depth of field in your macro shots.
How do you choose a super-wideangle lens for your Nikon? Here are 6 key factors to take into account before you make your decision.
In part 4 of our Nikon home projects series, we show you how to create stunningly colourful abstract images by mixing oil and water.
In part 3 of our Nikon home projects series, we show you how to photograph a dramatic water splash with everyday objects in your own kitchen!
How do you choose a tripod? If you want your tripod to be a trusty lifelong companion and not just an overpriced, overweight millstone, you need to read our top 10 tips for choosing the right one!
In part 2 of our Nikon home projects series, we show you how to create and capture smoke effects using a makeshift home studio and everyday materials.
In part 1 of our Nikon home projects series, we show you how to create amazing lighting effects with long shutter speeds and a moving light source. It’s so easy to do, but it looks amazing.
The harsh, directional light that the built-in flash on most Nikon D-SLRs produces can kill a party atmosphere, adding unwanted hotspots to faces and producing shadows. The compromise is a hotshoe flash. But rather than point the light at the subject, aim it at the ceiling or a wall. This means the light becomes more diffuse and even. As such, pictures look much more natural. If this ‘bounce flash’ technique is done
well, people won’t be able to tell that flash has been used at all.