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Hello, I just Joined PlanetNikon Forums!

Come here first and say hello. Tell us about yourself, cameras, lenses, and accessories. What do you like to photograph? Where do you live? We are interested in you!

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Latté Lounge

Kick back with a big latté and a big Nikon, and let's talk about life, cameras, lenses, children, snapdragons, boats, planes, cars, or even the marital dissolution methods of 15th century English kings. Relax and enjoy each other's company!

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Photography 101

A forum designed to allow a new photographer, or new DSLR user to ask the most basic questions without fear. If you don't know what depth-of-field is, or what the relationship between aperture and shutter speed is, this is the place to hang out. Ask any photography question you've always wanted an answer to, and we'll do our best to help.

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New Digital Users

Moving over from the film world, or at least considering it? Have questions or comments? We have many very experienced digital photographers here, and would love to help you make the transition.

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Here's My Style of Imaging!

Here is a place for all of us to add images that show our own personal style of shooting. Pick out images carefully that show what you enjoy most. Forget modesty here! Show your best stuff...

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The Business of Photography

Professional or would-be professional photographers are welcome within these hallowed halls to discuss various aspects of running a photography business in all its forms.

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News, Rumors, and Announcements

What's in the news that might affect photographers and photography?

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Interesting Articles & Stuff

Here are links to informative articles and interesting photo trivia.

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New Photography Tools

Learn about new photography tools here. NEW software or hardware; we crave them both.

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Firmware & Software Updates

Updated versions of firmware and software for our cameras and computers.

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Interesting POLLS on photography related subjects.

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Professional DSLR Body Forum (D1 – D4S)

Discussions and Questions about all of Nikon's Flagship Professional Digital SLR Cameras.

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Semi-Pro DSLR Body Forum (Df and D100 – D810)

Discussions and Questions about Nikon's medium-bodied professional digital SLR camera.

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Advanced DSLR Body Forum (D40 – D7100)

Discussions and Questions about the small but powerful Nikon digital SLR cameras designed for the masses.

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Nikon CoolPix and Nikon 1 Cameras

Discussions and Questions about the powerful and tiny CoolPix, CoolPix A, and Nikon 1 line of digital Nikons.

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Nikon Digital Camera Misc.

Information, questions, and discussion pertaining to Nikon Digital Cameras in general.

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Nikon-Based Hybrid DSLRs

Do you use a Nikon-based digital camera such as the fine Fuji S1, S2, S3, or S5? How about the Kodak line such as the 14/N. Here's your forum!

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Mobile Phone and Tablet

Do you use an iPhone®, iPad®, Android®, or other mobile device to take pictures. Have you created some excellent images? Show us!

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Critique My Photo Please!

Do you want suggestions on how to improve your photography? With so many fine experienced photographers on this site, you can get some great advice...for FREE. Post your best images and ask for a critique of them.

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Challenge Chamber

Themed challenges to get your camera body moving!

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HDR - High Dynamic Range Photography

Learn the art and techniques surrounding high-dynamic-range photography. Open up those shadows, reign in those highlights!

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UnHDR - last post by Jimmy

Monochrome Images

Do you like to shoot Black & White? Do you know how to use the ZONE SYSTEM correctly? Show us your favorite monochromes! Please keep the width to 800 pixels wide or smaller, and 150K or below in size.

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Nature & Wildlife Photography

Landscapes, waterfalls, trees, flowers. Plants, insects, and animals...a discussion forum for natural history photography.

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Landscape & Scenic Images

Have some images of beautiful scenery, landscapes, waterfalls, rivers or beautiful cityscapes? Any kind of image that is scenic in scope can be posted here.

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Stock Photography

Issues surrounding the creation and sales of stock photography.

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People & Pet Photography

Do you enjoy beautiful images of people and/or your pets? In life, people pictures are the most important images in the long run. Our pets also play important roles and we all love to shoot them. Show us your portrait work!

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My Wife - last post by fotofill

Travel Photography

Images, Tips, and Advice for traveling with your camera.

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Other Photographs

This is the section for photographs that simply don't fall into the other sections. Funny shots, odd shots, abstracts, etc. all go in here.

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Discussion of the various issues surrounding editorial photography.

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Sports Photography

Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Aviation, and Autosports. All great opportunities to shoot a lot of images. Let's discuss it.

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Superwide Photography

Get the most out of your superwide lens by reading articles and examining images here. Go wide, go wider, go superwide!

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Close-Up & Macro

Do you enjoy close-up or Macro work? This is the place to share that passion. Whether it is a tight shot with a long lens or a super close shot with a macro lens, this is your forum!

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Product, Advertising, Marketing, and Industrial Photography

Clothes, Jewelry, Soap, and Soda, factories, smoke stacks, car engines, assembly lines, manufacturing...there are many ways to take advertising & industrial images. It is a difficult, yet rewarding endeavor. What are the secrets of the trade?

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Sort of Advertising - last post by Herman

Wedding Photography

Discussions and questions about wedding photography.

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Evening wedding ends up in... - last post by gregc

Astro Photography

Space Photography for the Rest of us! Your Nikon wants to go on a Star Trek....learn how here.

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Lunar Eclipse Oct 8th - last post by Waterfowler

In-Camera Video

The D90, D5000, D300s all have HD video built right into the camera. Looks like the future is here. Let's talk about video.

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Still Life Photos

Do you like to create art in the forum of still-life photos? This forum is for you!

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His Masters Voice - last post by Gary Worrall

Non-Nikon Images

A forum exclusively for creative photography created with non-Nikon cameras.

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Poifect day for flyin'! - last post by Herman

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General Postprocessing Techniques & Questions

Digital Images usually require some computer post-processing in order to look their best. Let's use this forum to discuss general issues or questions related to manipulation of digital images IN-COMPUTER.

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Free Photo Editing Software! - last post by photojazz

Photoshop Techniques

Do you "Photoshop" images? This is your place. Come here to ask about or share Photoshop techniques.

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Do you think Lightroom is amazing? This is your place. Share what you've learned or learn from those who have gone through the growing pains.

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Nikon Film Bodies

General discussions about using Nikon-brand film cameras.

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Film Room

This is a place to come and discuss everything about particular 35mm films used in a Nikon® film camera; plus related news, publications and/or books.

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Dark Room

This is the place to discuss everything related to film processing. This is where to talk about wet darkroom techniques and/or film scanning.

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Medium, Medium Folder, and Large Format Film Cameras

Discussions about Medium, Medium Folder and Large Format Cameras. If you're interested in Hasselblad, Mamiya RB & RZ, Bronica, Rollei, view cameras and/or medium formats that fold, this is your spot.

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Non-Nikon 35mm Cameras

Discussions about using 35mm film cameras.

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Basics - last post by BrianS

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Nikkor Lenses

Let's talk about Nikon's Nikkor line of fine lenses here.

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Yep... I'm all over this one! - last post by BrianS

Vibration Reduction (VR) Lenses

Discussions and Questions Surrounding the Use of VR Lenses on Nikon Digital Cameras.

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AF/AF-S Zoom Lenses

Discussions and Questions about Nikkor Autofocus Zoom Lenses.

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My 24-85 AF-S VR ED f3.5-4.... - last post by james23p

AF/AF-S Single Focal Length and Macro Lenses

Discussions and Questions concerning the fine Nikkor non-zoom and macro lenses.

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AI/AI-S Manual Focus Lenses (Non-CPU)

Discussions and Questions about using older manual focus Nikkor lenses on today's Nikon Digital Cameras.

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Third Party Lenses

Let's talk about our favorite third-party lenses. Sigma, Tamron, Tokina, and others. We all own one or two, so let's discuss them. PLEASE POST SAMPLE IMAGES FROM YOUR FAVORITE!

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Camera Support

Tripods, Ballheads, L-Brackets, Legs, Plates, Beanbags...whatever one uses to provide stability to their camera and lenses.

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Lighting Support

Flash attachments, Speedlights, Mono Lights, Flash Units, Gary Fong Lightspheres, Reflectors, Studio Flash Units...anything that provides artifical light or supports lighting your images.

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Knowledge Support

Books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, Exceptional Articles on Websites...any type of reading or viewable material that supports the knowledge of using your Nikon equipment.

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Other Accessories

Does your accessory of interest not fit anywhere else? If so, post it here. We may just create a new category if it is interesting enough. Otherwise, we will discuss it here in detail.

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Nikon Camera Items For Sale

List your NIKON BRAND ONLY items for sale here. Include a small picture or two.

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Non-Nikon Camera Items

List your Non-Nikon Brand Camera Items here! Be sure and include pictures.

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Film cameras - collectors i... - last post by photojazz

Good Deals Found Online

This forum is for posting information on great deals YOU have discovered online. Be careful to post only information about vendors YOU have dealt with or know are not shady characters. Protect your friends, while pointing us to the goodies!

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Berger Bros Q&A Forum

This forum is provided so that PlanetNikon members can communicate with the staff of Berger-Bros.com for conversations and questions about camera and video equipment, specialized training, photo restorations, and equipment rentals.

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