Learn to create incredibly dramatic portraits with a technique known as low key photography. With the clever use of light and shadows, you too can create moody and dramatic shots full of character. Read on to learn how.
A quick beginner’s guide to making the most of insect photography. Recent estimates suggest there are 200 million insects for every human on the planet, so you should have no shortage of opportunities to put our tips to the test. Read on to learn more.
Discover how to best combine the capabilities of the Multiple Exposure mode and the Image Overlay functions of your D7500 to achieve creative images.
The ethereal-like patterns depicted here are neither a painting, nor a drawing. They are an aerial photograph of one of Earth’s most stunning natural phenomena: the glacial rivers in Iceland. Join Suranga Weeratunga as he describes his photography practice and the challenges of working from great heights.
Enter the whimsical world of wild tree squirrels with wildlife photographer Geert Weggen. Spirited and endlessly amusing, these photographs reveal that all beings, regardless of size, have the ability to delight and inspire.
Join Ben Chen as he describes his experience as a food photographer and the emotional connection between taste and memory.
A long, reflective walk through the woods is sometimes all it takes for our worries to disappear. This month, German photographer Nora Gorlitz describes her practice of capturing dreamlike landscapes in nature, illustrating the power of photography to preserve a moment in time forever.
There are times where no matter the camera settings and combination of lenses used, some area of an image may not be captured to sharp precision due to a shallow depth of field. This is where focus stacking proves to be extremely useful - but what's different with the Nikon D850's focus shift function, read on to find out more.
In event, wedding, or sports photography, or even taking photos of wildlife, hearing the shutter of your camera can be distracting to the subject or occasion. The ability to turn on the silent photography feature of a DSLR like the Nikon D850 in these situations can be a major advantage.
Thai photographer Nutthavood Punpeng describes his approach to shooting the world’s most spectacular natural phenomena.
Travel photographer Sarawut Intarob captures the magic of natural phenomena across the world.
There are more to cities than just concrete, steel and hard work. In this series, Eric Zhang shares how he catches the intensity of the urban jungles in one frame.
Some tell stories with words. Others tell stories with visuals. Meet Prakhar Tripathi who is a visual content creator capturing the world of colour.
Learn to capture the alluring and elusive qualities of the moon. With its numerous phases, the moon is an intriguing subject for photographers all year round. Read on for some tips on how to fill your frame with the full magnificence of the moon.
Achieving a bokeh effect in your shots will help bring out the essence of your subject. Read on to explore different tricks you can employ to master those shots.
Pet photography is about communicating and interacting with the subject. Here are some tips you can keep in mind when capturing the perfect image of your pet.
Hybrid photography is an increasingly emerging trend that has come up in recent years. This convergence of mediums – using photo, video and audio together instead of only using one or the other – essentially began when the video mode was first added to digital cameras. The D850 brings with it unlimited possibilities for hybrid photographers to embrace both still imaging and full-frame video shooting.
Think full-frame DSLRs, and high speed and high resolution immediately come to mind.
Water is an abundant and beautiful subject to photograph, and there are many ways to capture it. Get creative and experiment with different water photography techniques today.
Bird photography is a rewarding pursuit. However, there are a few things you need to know in order to capture the shots you desire. Here are some tips on how to photograph birds in their natural habitat.
Create interesting and thought provoking compositions by exploring minimalism, a genre of photography that uses space, colour, and texture to tell a story. Bring out your inner artist by capturing shots that stand out.
Animated by wildlife and landscape scenery, Immanuel Abraham Mathew frames natural wonders. Explore hidden locations and be inspired as Immanuel shares his work.
The moment of time shortly after sunrise or before sunset is when Ying Luo prefers to press the shutter. But there is more to it than that. In this article, Ying shares her fascination by the brightest star and her devotion to continuously improve.
Gopala Krishnan discusses his findings of the Nikon D500 DSLR camera and its features that he found most useful in the wild. From the camera’s autofocus capability to its tilting LCD screen feature, Gopala, a wildlife photographer, shares his thoughts on the flagship DX-format DSLR.
Ahmed Elsheikh takes pride in studying animal behaviour in order to get the best photographs of the untamed creatures of the wild. The Egyptian photographer shares his passion for capturing the fascinating moments in the world of wildlife.
Bound by nature, Yuyun Yuniarti is drawn to the beauty of water in its many forms. She shares the best techniques in capturing them in motion.
Animal lover and dog owner, Berry is on the road to perfecting her furry friend’s perfect portraits.
Javan Ng may photograph familiar scenes, but his unlikely angles and motif-like visuals bring something extra to the table.
There’s a lot more to commercial photography than meets the eye, and Jay Alonzo shares 21 years of know-how.
The art of portraiture often requires a lens that delivers not just optical precision, but natural reproductions of depth and depiction for the most impressive results. In response, Nikon has introduced the three-dimensional high fidelity design concept.
The Multi-CAM 20K is an intelligent, high-performance autofocus (AF) sensor module providing Nikon DSLR cameras with even wider and more accurate AF coverage.
When making the change from a smartphone or a compact camera to a DSLR, having a comprehensive understanding of how your camera’s autofocus (AF) system works and how you can use it are the first steps to controlling the quality of your image.
Cameras are equipped with advanced systems that help users capture any moment with increased accuracy, even under less-than-ideal lighting conditions. In order to find the optimal amount of exposure for each scene, the camera performs a crucial evaluation of the light intensity with the help of the RGB sensor.
A format commonly used by videographers and media professionals, uncompressed movie data is the preferred way to capture accurate, crystal-clear and high-quality footage.
SnapBridge is a mobile platform that allows users to conveniently transfer pictures taken on their Nikon camera to a smart device on-the-go. Supported by Bluetooth® Low Energy technology, SnapBridge transforms the way you create and share visual content into a connected, mobile experience.
Continuous shooting can pose a series of challenges to photographers, of which inconsistent exposure is a common issue. To address this, various NIKKOR lenses incorporate an electromagnetic aperture mechanism that provides highly accurate diaphragm control for more stable auto exposure control.
In an age where video content is the new language in consumer culture, creating content in 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) brings several advantages to the table.
Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography. An external flash with radio capabilities not only gives photographers the upper hand to counter tricky lighting conditions, but also enables them to experiment with different lighting techniques and expand their creative horizons.
Find out what the stepping motor does for a NIKKOR lens.
Elliot Lee gives interiors and exteriors the minimalist touch.
Garrett Yee finds brilliant hues wherever he wanders. Traversing the world with his significant other, together they are living in a technicolour dream.
When Nicolas Wauters first came to Tokyo, it was to explore the city’s gaming culture. However, it was not the video games, but the city itself that got under his skin in a way he never expected. In this article, the photographer shares his fascination of the capital city of Japan.
Capturing landscapes or cityscapes during blue hour can help give your shots an ethereal mood. Read on and find out how soft light can help bring out deep saturated colours and great detail in your images.
Lightning happens in the blink of an eye, so capturing it is a very rewarding experience for a photographer. Learn how you can photograph this terrifying natural phenomena while keeping yourself safe.
Other than revealing the future, a crystal ball can also be used to create compelling images that intrigue and wow your viewers. Learn how you can get started with crystal ball photography in this article.
From capturing fast-moving waves to silky motion of the water, the sea is a great subject to convey a sense of drama. Read on and discover the different ways you can photograph the sea.
Get creative with your photography by experimenting with light painting. Discover the fun possibilities with this article.
Ray Collins shoots in a “studio” that has the potential to overpower him. Working with ocean photography is always a risk versus reward. The Australian photographer shares his fascination of the almighty sea.
Finding a great deal of heart in little creatures. Ashraful Arefin turns his camera towards aww-inducing bunnies.
The man who loves love. Kai Tan creates unique portraiture that celebrates love in many forms.
Explore the unknown and be inspired by Jon Dickson as he shares his perspective on the nature of photography.
Take a walk on the wild side with photographer Daryl Balfour and discover how he photographs one of nature’s most stunning occurrences.
Go on a journey with Dr Bhuminan Piyathasanan as he reaches out and achieves one of his lifelong dreams.
Kelvin Chan travels to Iceland to capture breathtaking shots of its enchanting landscapes. Read about his simple tips on taking the perfect panorama.
Learn how to take great shots of your little loved ones with these great tips from Martha Suherman.
Husain Alfraid captures the most natural state of wildlife, with his enthusiasm for photography and awe of nature. He shares with us his skills of capturing animals in the wild safely and efficiently.
Onin Lorente’s rewarding pursuits in the glamourous world of high fashion photography. “Is that not beautiful? Continuing to pursue your dream and create more beautiful fashion images, whilst you get to explore and experience the world.”
Carrying the awe for nature and fascination for photography, Matt Macdonald wanders to forests, cities, rivers and deserts, embracing every face of the world and looking for more to explore.
Igor Titov recounts his journey into photography from a simple hobby to full time career, as he dissects the method of wide-angle photography.
Hsiao-Tsa Chung recounts his inspiring journey into professional photography and deconstructs the vivid technique of HDR imaging.
Behind the many awards and accolades is a steadfast and passionate artist, armed with his camera and ready to conquer the world. Here, Nikon School instructor Alex Chen discusses his personal photography favourites, the classes he teaches at Nikon School, and tips and tricks on getting that perfect shot.
A seasoned, award-winning wedding photographer with almost 2 decades of photography experience under his belt, Cole believes that there is inspiration around every corner. Heading the lifestyle and outdoor portraits class at Nikon School, he tells us why wedding photography and sharing his skills are so important to him.
Garick Bay is no stranger to taking risks, as evidenced when he left behind his full-time job to pursue his twin passions, photography and rock climbing. The Nikon School instructor who currently helms the action and sports photography class shares some insights into his work and the joys of being a storyteller.
With goals to capture images that tell a tale along his journey, Mohsin Abrar also uses photography to share his creative side and make lasting connections with his viewers.
Tânia Araújo’s traverses a diverse world with great intentions. She captures life as it unfolds in its many forms, from island living to the depths of the sea.
Capture splendid architectures and interiors and achieve edge-to-edge sharpness with the ultra-wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED zoom lens.
From wide-angle landscapes to portraiture, capture everything in vivid clarity with the versatile AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR.
Achieve unparalleled performance and photograph subjects with new levels of sharpness and clarity with the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR.
Photograph stunning visuals in any lighting condition with the AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G.
Capture stunning images that are second to none with the versatile AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II.
Explore portraiture with the quintessential AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G.
Capture from vast landscapes and skylines to interiors with the ultra-wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR zoom lens.
Get great flexibility to shoot from an extensive range of perspective with the ultra-wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED.
Perfect your travel documentary photographs with the versatile AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR.
Capture beautifully detailed portraits with the lightweight AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G even in low lighting conditions.
From close-ups to wildlife photography, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR is capable of reaching distances.
Photograph beautiful portraits inside, or outside, of the studio with the medium telephoto AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G lens.
Get up close and capture intricate details with the AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED.
Understand the differences between prime and zoom lenses, and how you can use them to capture your perfect shot.
If your Nikon camera has built-in Wi-Fi® or NFC, discover how you can transfer images to a compatible smart device with the Wireless Mobile Utility app for easy sharing.
With our wide range of DSLR and NIKKOR lens offerings, find the right fit for your photography needs.
Extreme weather conditions can put your gear at risk. Learn how to properly protect your gear from the elements.
Nikon offers a wide range of metering modes to help correctly expose your photographs. Find out which one works best for your photography needs.
Keep your subjects in focus by experimenting with the different autofocus modes.
In the business of making memories, Ali Awais has many a tale to tell, memories to recount.
Having discovered the joy of photography two years ago, Phongthorn Poolruang recounts how far he has his great journeys over a short period of time.
Ading Attamimi follows the light across city and continents, not only transforming his worldview but also fuelling his fire for photography.
Dusk till dawn, Jitawat Chanpraneet skirts shorelines and wades through water to capture intense seascapes paired with skies ablaze, a true master of light.
Dedicating a large portion of his life to travel, Joffray Duda’s love for photography came naturally with his adventures.
Jonathan Tai recounts his inspiring journey around the world, describing the humbling experience of telling other people’s story though his photography.
With both wedding shoots and personal works, Alex aims to simply reflect his own experiences in the photographer he captures. He believes documenting an experience, a journey or an event, he believes this is the only way to be brought back into it, to truly feel it all over again.
Discover how white balance can help you achieve accurate and vivid colour temperature in your images.
Learn about the seven different Nikon Picture Control settings and find out how you customise the colours in your shots.
Open up a whole new world of possibilities by learning how to shoot in manual exposure mode.
Capture everything from fine details of your subjects to landscapes and close-ups with the AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G.
Discover a wide range of photographic possibilities with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR.
Photograph delicate and detailed portraiture in different lighting situations with AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G.
Go the distance and capture all the action in remarkable detail with the lightweight and versatile AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II.
Get more control over your lighting with Nikon’s Creative Lighting System.
Find out how aperture openings can affect the light entering your camera and discover ways of capturing creative images with different aperture settings.