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    RAW vs JPEG: Demystifying image size and quality on your Nikon DSLR

    By | Tutorials | 31/03/2013 11:00am
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    When it comes to RAW, JPEG, and image quality settings, it can all seem a little confusing… But help is at hand! By the end of this tutorial, you’ll know just what the difference between JPEG and RAW is, which to choose and how to choose it.

    How to recalibrate your Nikon DSLR’s AF (autofocus)

    By | Nikon DSLR Tips, Tutorials | 05/03/2013 14:35pm
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    Ever wondered why you’re getting strange focus errors in your Nikon DSLR with no obvious cause? Rod Lawton reveals why – and tells you what you can do to fix your autofocus. All you need is a ruler and a book or another flat object.

    4 ways to take pictures without touching your Nikon

    By | Nikon DSLR Tips, Tutorials | 05/02/2013 08:00am
    4 ways to take pictures without touching your Nikon

    Whether you want to banish camera shake in low light or avoid scaring wildlife, here are four simple ways to fire the shutter without touching your camera.

    How to use a polarizing filter with your Nikon DSLR

    By | Tutorials | 29/01/2013 08:00am
    How to use a polarizing filter with your Nikon DSLR

    Using a polarizing filter in your landscape photography is a great way to darken skies and create images with real impact. These 4 tips for using a polarizing filter will help get you started right.

    Nikon low-light tutorial: set up your DSLR to paint with light

    By | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 21/01/2013 10:43am
    Nikon low-light tutorial: set up your DSLR to paint with light

    Your Nikon DSLR is a powerful tool for shooting clear, noise-free night photography. In this Nikon low-light tutorial find out how you can set up your camera to paint with light.

    Creative spot metering: Nikon pro secrets for shooting in high contrast

    By | Nikon DSLR Tips, Tutorials | 09/01/2013 10:00am
    Creative spot metering: Nikon pro secrets for shooting in high contrast

    Tired of wasting pictures? Master spot metering like the pros with your Nikon DSLR for perfectly nailed exposures every time.

    Using histograms: 6 ways to react to common exposure problems

    By | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 29/12/2012 08:00am
    Using histograms: 6 ways to react to common exposure problems

    Seen a histogram graph on your DSLR or PC screen but not sure how to use one to fix exposure? Read on: it’s easier than you think. In this post we’ll show you how to spot and react to 6 of the most common contrast and exposure problems when using histograms in the field…

    Camera tricks: how to make fake moonlight photos in-camera

    By | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 22/12/2012 08:00am
    Camera tricks: how to make fake moonlight photos in-camera

    Looking for fun photo ideas? Below we show you how to do one of our favourite camera tricks: adjusting your camera’s white balance and exposure compensation settings to create fake moonlight photos in-camera.

    100 Nikon DSLR tips you need to know right now

    By | Nikon DSLR Tips, Tutorials | 11/12/2012 17:01pm
    Nikon DSLR Tips: 100 ways to get more from your camera

    Tired of only knowing what half of the buttons and menu options on your Nikon DSLR actually do? Fear no more. Our exhaustive series on 100 need-to-know Nikon DSLR tips is complete, and we’re fairly certain that by the time you read this list you will know your Nikon camera on a much more intimate level. Have a look and see what you discover about your Nikon DSLR. We think you’ll be surprised!

    Nikon DSLR tips: 100 ways to get more from your camera. Part 10: 91-100

    By | Nikon DSLR Tips, Tutorials | 07/12/2012 17:00pm
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    Welcome to the tenth in our series of 100 need-to-know Nikon DSLR tips. Our series has run for 10 weeks, and we’ve be posting a new list of 10 Nikon DSLR tips every Friday at 5pm. Each week we’ve shared ten great bits of advice on how to use your Nikon DSLR in different ways, just in time for you to put in practice over the weekend. Read on for the tenth installment of our 100 Nikon DSLR tips as we reveal the menus, options and hidden gems that can transform your shots in seconds.