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What to do When you Need Stills while Shooting HD Video

What to do When you Need Stills while Shooting HD Video

There are a number of reasons why a photographer might need to simultaneously capture Full HD video and still images. Most photojournalists are being asked to not only photograph still images of the news events they’re covering but also to shoot video and put together multimedia stories.

Coolpix Vacation Camera

Coolpix Vacation Camera

Photographer Charles Orrico got a great gift last Christmas from his wife, Anne: a COOLPIX P7000.

Lighting Techniques Light Painting

Lighting Techniques Light Painting

Light painting adds an element of uncertainty, a touch of the experimental. It demands creativity, is short on predictability. It's an adventure, and it's fun.

Photographing an RIT Big Shot

Photographing an RIT Big Shot

Once a year, for the last quarter of a century, Rochester Institute of Technology's photography professors, students and staff have been joined by members of the community, braving the cold Rochester, NY temperatures, occasional raindrops and snowflakes to capture the RIT Big Shot—a photograph of grand proportions.

Select Image Grabs While Shooting HD Videos

Select Image Grabs While Shooting HD Videos

There are a number of reasons why a photographer might need to simultaneously capture Full HD video and still images. Most photojournalists are being asked to not only photograph still images of the news events they’re covering but also to shoot video and put together multimedia stories.

Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

One of the cool techniques that’s been made really simple to do with digital cameras is Time Lapse photography.

Online Exclusive: Slow Motion

Online Exclusive: Slow Motion

Whether we're making our movie clips with a COOLPIX, a Nikon D-SLR or one of the Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lenses, we've got a lot of creative choices at our command, choices that will affect how our movies look. One of those choices is slow motion, which is the topic of Steve Heiner's Moving Pictures column in the fall issue of Nikon World and the subject of the accompanying video that offers excerpts from several slo-mo clips shot by Steve with COOLPIX and Nikon 1 cameras.

Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

How Do I Take Photos at Dusk and at Night?

Underwater Photography

Underwater Photography

Underwater photography? Sure, you've thought about it...who hasn't? A whole new world to capture; fascinating creatures in exotic locations; adventures in paradise. Okay, we're getting carried away, but the attractions are obvious and the potential for incredible images is practically unlimited.

The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

Using a few simple tips, you can increase the quality of the audio captured when shooting HD Video with your Nikon D-SLR. High quality audio not only adds to the professional feel of your D-movie but to your viewer’s enjoyment as well.

Online Exclusive: Time Lapse Photography Adds Interest to your D-Movies

Online Exclusive: Time Lapse Photography Adds Interest to your D-Movies

Want to control the space-time continuum? Sure you do; it's fun, and you can do it when you add time-lapse footage to the D-Movies you make with your Nikon D-SLR.