Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes?

Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes (and when should you use them)?

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.

Nikon accessories: a complete guide to DSLR ports, sockets and connectors

Nikon accessories: a complete guide to your DSLR's ports, sockets and connectors

Nikon DSLRs come with a variety of connectors for a diverse range of Nikon accessories. In this complete guide to your camera’s sockets and connectors we’ll show you how and where to connect your Nikon accessories to your DSLR. And even if you’re loyal to another brand, we’re certain you’ll find this tutorial and cheat sheet useful!

Nikon Firmware Updates: Is your Nikon DSLR up to date?

Nikon firmware update

Your camera’s ‘firmware’ is the equivalent of the operating system on your computer. It controls the camera’s functions and its behaviour, and from time to time Nikon will release a firmware update to fix any issues or improve performance in certain areas.

Our table shows Nikon’s most recent list of firmware updates. Does your Nikon DSLR need updating?