Some old-school photographers may tell you that you don’t need an autofocus (AF) system in a camera, but there are few that will dispute that a good one can make life much easier – especially if your vision is less than 20:20. We look at some of the best AF systems out there.
What are Nikon’s matrix, centre-weighted and spot metering modes (and when should you use them)? In this quick tutorial written by our friends at the Nikon magazine N-Photo you’ll find out everything you need to know about Nikon metering patterns.
How well do you know your digital camera’s focusing system? Here are some focusing facts that may surprise you
In this quick tutorial we’ll explain the best image size and quality for photographers who simply want to send email attachments or share photos online.
There is no shortage of Nikon-specific tips and tricks out there, but one of the most useful tools you’ll find on your Nikon DSLR is its Active D-Lighting feature.
Our sister publication, the Nikon magazine N-Photo, recently put together this simple guide on how to use Active D-Lighting to capture more detail in the shadows and highlights of your scenes.
One of the first things we learn when we start taking photography seriously is that ‘aperture’ controls depth of field… but there’s more to it than that.
What is an essential camera feature and what is just a camera gimmick? Everyone will hold a different opinion, but here’s our list of some unnecessary features which you can probably do without.
There’s no one ‘right’ way to use your camera’s exposure system, but here are some strategies we like to use when working with challenging subjects and conditions.
In our new cheat sheet we suggest some of the best camera settings for to use to give yourself the best advantage shooting handheld. Remember, these are just a starting point. Master these and from there you can exploring your creativity!
Nikon DSLRs can create more than one type of NEF file. In this quick tutorial our friends at the Nikon magazine N-Photo explain the effect bit depth and compression have on your Nikon raw files.