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Discover ground-breaking performance and versatility

Discover ground-breaking performance and versatility

Welcome to the future of photography and videography. Introducing the S-Line, a range of lenses set to change the world of optics. Going beyond standards, see how these lenses deliver a new kind of performance and unlock the future of imaging. Read on to discover how S-Line lenses can take your photography and videography to new heights.

Bend light with refraction photography

Bend light with refraction photography

To what extent can you manipulate light? A piece of glass lets your lens see the world with a whole new perspective, and lets you capture truly unique images. Read on to learn more about refraction photography.

The Beauty of Backlight Photography

The Beauty of Backlight Photography

Have you ever heard of backlight photography? Join us in exploring how you can use this simple technique to give your photographs a creative edge. Read on to learn more.

Photoshoot of a lifetime

Photoshoot of a lifetime

Want to get into wedding photography? Learn the essentials to capturing unforgettable moments on a couple’s big day. From positioning yourself during the ceremony, to packing the right kit, read on to learn more.

Exposure Bracketing – Getting it just right

Exposure Bracketing – Getting it just right

Get the perfect shot with exposure bracketing. Learn how to capture multiple exposures to ensure your subject and background are properly reproduced. Perfect for situations that are too bright or dark, exposure bracketing ensures you can balance and capture the shot you’re looking for. Click here to read on.

A blueprint to architecture photography

A blueprint to architecture photography

Discover the splendor of architecture photography. From modern cityscapes to landmarks, learn how to take advantage of a static subject. Seek out interesting perspectives to transform bricks and mortar into works of photographic art. Read on to discover how to unveil the hidden beauty of architecture photography.

Photographing Lines

Photographing Lines

From leading lines to horizontal lines, learn how to take control of your shooting environment and turn a simple image into a stunning composition. There are several ways to use lines to your advantage in order to create a photograph with depth and dynamism. Read on the discover the secrets of using lines in photography.

Understanding Underwater Photography

Understanding Underwater Photography

When approximately 71% of Earth is underwater, why limit your photography adventure to the dry parts of it? Read on to take a quick tour under the sea and learn tips and tricks about capturing aquatic life and waterscapes with your camera.

Giving silhouette photography a shot

Giving silhouette photography a shot

Boost your photo collection with mystery, intrigue and emotion by mastering the art of silhouette photography with our helpful tips and tricks.

Finding beauty in the fog

Finding beauty in the fog

Photographing fog and mist is often a challenge. With a constantly shifting state, fog is often difficult to capture, however once mastered, you’ll be able to photograph some truly unique and interesting compositions. Read on to learn a few tips on how to best prepare for this erratic style of photography.

Capture Cityscapes Like a Pro

Capture Cityscapes Like a Pro

From towering skyscrapers to architecturally ingenious bridges, cityscapes can be a photographer’s playground. Read on to learn how to make the most of your urban surroundings.

Getting Wild with the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

Getting Wild with the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

Join Nikon photographer Daryl Balfour as he takes you into the wild with the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR. Talking through his most essential kit, Daryl reveals how Nikon has been instrumental in helping him capture amazing images throughout his career. Read on to learn more about his journey into wildlife photography.

A Billion Reasons To Switch To 10-Bit Colour Depth Video Recording

A Billion Reasons To Switch To 10-Bit Colour Depth Video Recording

Video creators have to ensure their footage is sharper and more vivid than ever to meet the rising demand for high-quality video content, as HDR screens become more common. How does a 10-bit colour depth video recorder help with this?

An in-depth look into Nikon's electronic viewfinder

An in-depth look into Nikon's electronic viewfinder

What exactly is an electronic viewfinder and how does it assist in photography with the Nikon Z series? Read on to find out more.

Add Flair With A Fisheye

Add Flair With A Fisheye

Fisheye lenses have the power to unlock incredible creative potential. Discover some tips and tricks on how to expand your photography horizons.

Stepping Out With Street Photography

Stepping Out With Street Photography

Great street photography captures the true essence of a city. Snapping as they wander in an urban landscape is second nature for seasoned photographers, but for beginners it can be a daunting prospect. We’ve written a few tips and tricks so you can feel comfortable and enjoy this rewarding and exhilarating form of photography.

Surf’s Up

Surf’s Up

Welcome to the wet and wild world of surf photography. As an incredibly photogenic sport, surfing is the perfect way to capture amazing shots full of action, colour and texture. Learn to take full advantage of the surf with these helpful tips and tricks.

Finding The Perfect Balance

Finding The Perfect Balance

Learn about the different kinds of balance in photography and how to use them to your advantage. From using colour, light and shadows, to utilising subject placement and symmetry to create eye-pleasing compositions that will draw in your viewers. Read on to learn more about balance through a series of easy techniques and tools.

Passion meets photography

Passion meets photography

Go on a journey with photographer Tom de Waart as he explores his unrelenting passion for photography. Caught between living the life of a pilot and an explorer, Tom has picked up a couple of important lessons along the way. Read on to discover his four tips for capturing the perfect landscape.

Finding Balance in Life and Photography

Finding Balance in Life and Photography

Explore the philosophy of photography with Tom de Waart. As a pilot, photographer, and adventurer, Tom has found balance is the most important factor in life and photography. Read on to be inspired by his travels and to learn more about his techniques.

Embrace the Darkness

Embrace the Darkness

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.

Insects in focus

Insects in focus

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.

Getting creative with the Nikon D7500’s enhanced Multiple Exposure mode

Getting creative with the Nikon D7500’s enhanced Multiple Exposure mode

Discover how to best combine the capabilities of the Multiple Exposure mode and the Image Overlay functions of your D7500 to achieve creative images.

Sky High

Sky High

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.

Squirrel Away

Squirrel Away

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.

Food In Retrospect

Food In Retrospect

Join Ben Chen as he describes his experience as a food photographer and the emotional connection between taste and memory.

Moments of Reflection

Moments of Reflection

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.

Nikon D500: ‘A Boon to Wildlife Photographers’

Nikon D500: ‘A Boon to Wildlife Photographers’

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.

Wildlife Wonders with Ahmed Elsheikh

Wildlife Wonders with Ahmed Elsheikh

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.

Capturing Oceans on the Move

Capturing Oceans on the Move

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.

An Animal Lover’s Guide to Photographing Pets

An Animal Lover’s Guide to Photographing Pets

Animal lover and dog owner, Berry is on the road to perfecting her furry friend’s perfect portraits.

A Perspective On Patterns

A Perspective On Patterns

Javan Ng may photograph familiar scenes, but his unlikely angles and motif-like visuals bring something extra to the table.

Picture the Sell

Picture the Sell

There’s a lot more to commercial photography than meets the eye, and Jay Alonzo shares 21 years of know-how.

A closer look at the three-dimensional high fidelity design concept

A closer look at the three-dimensional high fidelity design concept

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.

Enhanced AF performance with the Multi-CAM 20K

Enhanced AF performance with the Multi-CAM 20K

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.

Focus points in the Nikon autofocus system explained

Focus points in the Nikon autofocus system explained

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.

Precision in scene recognition with the RGB sensor

Precision in scene recognition with the RGB sensor

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.

Professional-grade footage with uncompressed movie data

Professional-grade footage with uncompressed movie data

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.

Social Sharing made easier with SnapBridge

Social Sharing made easier with SnapBridge

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.

Stable auto-exposure with the electromagnetic aperture mechanism

Stable auto-exposure with the electromagnetic aperture mechanism

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.

The new standard for high definition

The new standard for high definition

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.

Using an external flash with radio connectivity capabilities

Using an external flash with radio connectivity capabilities

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.

Silent and swift: The stepping motor in NIKKOR lenses

Silent and swift: The stepping motor in NIKKOR lenses

Find out what the stepping motor does for a NIKKOR lens.

Inside Out

Inside Out

Elliot Lee gives interiors and exteriors the minimalist touch.

Pretty In Pastel

Pretty In Pastel

Garrett Yee finds brilliant hues wherever he wanders. Traversing the world with his significant other, together they are living in a technicolour dream.

Beyond The Cherry Blossoms

Beyond The Cherry Blossoms

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 Scenes during Blue Hour

Capturing Scenes during Blue Hour

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.

Experimenting with Lightning Photography

Experimenting with Lightning Photography

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.

Get Creative with Crystal Ball Photography

Get Creative with Crystal Ball Photography

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.

Getting Started with Seascape Photography

Getting Started with Seascape Photography

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.

How to Do Light Painting Photography

How to Do Light Painting Photography

Get creative with your photography by experimenting with light painting. Discover the fun possibilities with this article.

Risk versus Reward

Risk versus Reward

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.

Basking In Fluffy Moments

Basking In Fluffy Moments

Finding a great deal of heart in little creatures. Ashraful Arefin turns his camera towards aww-inducing bunnies.

In The Mood For Love

In The Mood For Love

The man who loves love. Kai Tan creates unique portraiture that celebrates love in many forms.

A World of Discovery

A World of Discovery

Explore the unknown and be inspired by Jon Dickson as he shares his perspective on the nature of photography.

At One with the Wilderness

At One with the Wilderness

Take a walk on the wild side with photographer Daryl Balfour and discover how he photographs one of nature’s most stunning occurrences.

Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher

Go on a journey with Dr Bhuminan Piyathasanan as he reaches out and achieves one of his lifelong dreams.

Lights, Shadows and Landscapes

Lights, Shadows and Landscapes

Kelvin Chan travels to Iceland to capture breathtaking shots of its enchanting landscapes. Read about his simple tips on taking the perfect panorama.

Precious Moments Made to Last

Precious Moments Made to Last

Learn how to take great shots of your little loved ones with these great tips from Martha Suherman.

PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE WILD

PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE WILD

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.

Behind The Scenes: High Fashion Photography

Behind The Scenes: High Fashion Photography

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.”

Embracing the World

Embracing 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.

AIMING WIDE WITH IGOR TITOV

AIMING WIDE WITH IGOR TITOV

Igor Titov recounts his journey into photography from a simple hobby to full time career, as he dissects the method of wide-angle photography.

Shooting HDR with Hsiao-Tsa Chung

Shooting HDR with Hsiao-Tsa Chung

Hsiao-Tsa Chung recounts his inspiring journey into professional photography and deconstructs the vivid technique of HDR imaging.

In Session with Nikon School – Getting to know Alex Chen

In Session with Nikon School – Getting to know Alex Chen

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.

In Session with Nikon School – Getting to know Cole Kor

In Session with Nikon School – Getting to know Cole Kor

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.

In Session with Nikon School – Getting to know Garick Bay

In Session with Nikon School – Getting to know Garick Bay

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.

Living On The Road

Living On The Road

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.

Wonders of the Island

Wonders of the Island

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.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

From wide-angle landscapes to portraiture, capture everything in vivid clarity with the versatile AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF 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.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G

Photograph stunning visuals in any lighting condition with the AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Capture stunning images that are second to none with the versatile AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Australia – AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G

Explore portraiture with the quintessential AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Capture from vast landscapes and skylines to interiors with the ultra-wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR zoom lens.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED

Get great flexibility to shoot from an extensive range of perspective with the ultra-wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S-NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S-NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Perfect your travel documentary photographs with the versatile AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

Capture beautifully detailed portraits with the lightweight AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G even in low lighting conditions.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR

From close-ups to wildlife photography, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR is capable of reaching distances.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G

Photograph beautiful portraits inside, or outside, of the studio with the medium telephoto AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G lens.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Mongolia – AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

Get up close and capture intricate details with the AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED.

Benefits of Prime and Zoom Lenses

Benefits of Prime and Zoom Lenses

Understand the differences between prime and zoom lenses, and how you can use them to capture your perfect shot.

Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC (For Wireless Mobile Utility App)

Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC (For Wireless Mobile Utility App)

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.

Getting Started with DSLRs

Getting Started with DSLRs

With our wide range of DSLR and NIKKOR lens offerings, find the right fit for your photography needs.

Protecting your Gear

Protecting your Gear

Extreme weather conditions can put your gear at risk. Learn how to properly protect your gear from the elements.

Understanding Metering Modes

Understanding Metering Modes

Nikon offers a wide range of metering modes to help correctly expose your photographs. Find out which one works best for your photography needs.

Selecting an Autofocus Mode

Selecting an Autofocus Mode

Keep your subjects in focus by experimenting with the different autofocus modes.

Taking the Road Less Travelled

Taking the Road Less Travelled

In the business of making memories, Ali Awais has many a tale to tell, memories to recount.

When Morning Beckons and Adventures Await

When Morning Beckons and Adventures Await

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.

A Journey Written In Light

A Journey Written In Light

Ading Attamimi follows the light across city and continents, not only transforming his worldview but also fuelling his fire for photography.

For The Love of Light

For The Love of Light

Dusk till dawn, Jitawat Chanpraneet skirts shorelines and wades through water to capture intense seascapes paired with skies ablaze, a true master of light.

A Citizen Of The World

A Citizen Of The World

Dedicating a large portion of his life to travel, Joffray Duda’s love for photography came naturally with his adventures.

The Human Experience

The Human Experience

Jonathan Tai recounts his inspiring journey around the world, describing the humbling experience of telling other people’s story though his photography.

THE INS AND OUTS OF SHOOTING STOP MOTION

THE INS AND OUTS OF SHOOTING STOP MOTION

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.

Setting a Custom White Balance

Setting a Custom White Balance

Discover how white balance can help you achieve accurate and vivid colour temperature in your images.

Mastering Picture Control

Mastering Picture Control

Learn about the seven different Nikon Picture Control settings and find out how you customise the colours in your shots.

Shooting in Manual Exposure Mode

Shooting in Manual Exposure Mode

Open up a whole new world of possibilities by learning how to shoot in manual exposure mode.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Bali - AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Bali - AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G

Capture everything from fine details of your subjects to landscapes and close-ups with the AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G.

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Bali - AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Exploring NIKKOR Lenses: Bali - AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Discover a wide range of photographic possibilities with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR.