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 D810: price, specs, release date confirmed

Nikon D810: price, specs, release date confirmed

Nikon has officially unveiled the 36.3-megapixel Nikon D810 – price tag £2699.99 (€3299) body only – which Nikon says offers “the highest image quality in Nikon’s history.” The release date for this Nikon D800 replacement will be 17 July 2014. Chief among the Nikon D810’s key features is a newly developed 36.3-megapixel FX CMOS sensor,… Continue reading

Active D-Lighting: how to make your Nikon capture more detail in shadows and highlights

Active D-Lighting: how to make your Nikon capture more detail in shadows and highlights

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.