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Fixing My Photography Workflow So It Will Work For Me

I am in the market for a new Nikon DSLR, but my home laptop/photo workflow situation is sadly out of date and not working for me. Should I consider an iPad for a main photo workflow solution, now that I could get a DSLR with wireless capability? Lots of snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Jun 18, 2014 - 4 answers

How do I become a better photograper?

I know, I know a generic question .. but I recently purchased a Nikon D5200. I understand the basics but I am trying to get to the "next level". Any tips? [more inside]
posted by harisund on Mar 1, 2014 - 22 answers

What does my camera do with the distance information?

I'm looking at buying a used Nikkor lens to use on my D80 (and on whatever the next body I buy is when I finally retire that body). For many of the older lenses you can get a significant savings by buying the version of the lens that does not send distance info to the camera (non-D version). How much do I care? [more inside]
posted by mzurer on Feb 5, 2014 - 4 answers

Indoor sports photography lens?

What is a good lens for shooting youth indoor sports when I will be close to the action? [more inside]
posted by Doofus Magoo on Dec 4, 2012 - 9 answers

Looking for a good bag to carry a big and heavy Nikon

Please recommend me a good camera bag in which to carry my Nikon D700 with my Nikkor 24-70 f2.8 attached, preferably including the lens hood. [more inside]
posted by docgonzo on Nov 18, 2012 - 4 answers

Please help me pick a DSLR

Please help me pick a Canon or Nikon DSLR for close-up photography of small objects. I'd like to spend around $500 - $700 total. I need a body plus 1-2 lenses. [more inside]
posted by insectosaurus on Nov 4, 2012 - 16 answers

110 Shades of Grey

Is it a good idea to buy a grey-market SLR lens? [more inside]
posted by any portmanteau in a storm on Oct 23, 2012 - 9 answers

Nikon D5100 lens for youth sports?

I'm going to rent a lens for my Nikon D5100 for the weekend to shoot a bunch of youth (8-10 year olds) soccer games. What would be the best lens at a reasonable price? [more inside]
posted by Doofus Magoo on Sep 3, 2012 - 13 answers

Which Nikon lens for low light kid photos?

Can you recommend a Nikon (or nikon compatible) lens for taking photos of a busy toddler without a flash? (Anon so I can surprise my husband for his birthday.) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 23, 2012 - 19 answers

this seems too good to be true

Can you tell me if the camera packages at this discount online storefront are good value for money? [more inside]
posted by Snarl Furillo on Jun 19, 2012 - 10 answers

How can I spent my $500 technology grant?

What camera or lens can I get for $500 and enjoy the most? [more inside]
posted by bonheur on May 30, 2012 - 17 answers

Canon 60D versus Nikon D5100

Another newbie dSLR question: First time buyer trying to decide between a Canon 60D versus Nikon D5100. I hope you guys aren't getting annoyed with these yet. [more inside]
posted by midmarch snowman on May 14, 2012 - 12 answers

Need help on downloading pictures from Nikon Coolpix camera

When I download my pictures to my computer from my Nikon Coolpix S630, it always downloads ALL the pics instead of just the new pictures I just took. How do I download only the new pics? [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on May 12, 2012 - 3 answers

RIP, My 16.1 Mp Friend?

Drove a car over my brand new Nikon Coolpix S8200. Can I give it the Heimlich? [more inside]
posted by youandiandaflame on May 4, 2012 - 7 answers

How much cheaper will a Nikon D7000 be after the replacement model comes out?

Is the Nikon D7000 likely to be replaced this year? If so, how much cheaper will new D7000 bodies be after it happens? [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Apr 28, 2012 - 4 answers

What is a good entry-level DSLR camera model in 2012?

I used Canon point-and-shoot cameras before my first DSLR camera, a Nikon D80, which just broke down. I'm interested in getting a new DSLR camera. [more inside]
posted by remi on Apr 17, 2012 - 9 answers

Need help choosing between Nikon 5100 and 7000

I have a Nikon D50. I am looking for an upgrade and am having a hard time choosing between D5100 and D7000. Would love to have your recommendation. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by justlooking on Mar 19, 2012 - 15 answers

Faulty Nikon D80: repair or upgrade with new lens?

I have a faulty Nikon D80 with two superb lenses. What model is its natural successor, and what is the best quality lens I can get bundled with it? [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Mar 8, 2012 - 19 answers

Nikon vs Cannon DSLR Kits

Buying a Nikon or Cannon DSLR, package details inside please help me I have been flip flopping over the two [more inside]
posted by ibakecake on Jan 31, 2012 - 30 answers

Collection of questions concerning creatively capturing cars with a camera?

I am a novice photographer who would like to improve my skills at photographing vintage cars primarily outdoors in natural light. I am looking to replace my old Nikon D50 and 18-55mm lens with a Nikon D3300. What would be the must-have lenses, filters and accessories for my task? Also best camera settings? Also interested in tricks for getting compelling images. Close up? High angle? Low angle? Just experiment? [more inside]
posted by punkfloyd on Jan 24, 2012 - 17 answers

What's going on with my camera? :(

What's going on with my camera? [more inside]
posted by revikim on Dec 30, 2011 - 5 answers

Can't quickly review images for D7000

I can't view thumbnail images in playback mode on my Nikon D7000. What is wrong? [more inside]
posted by bumpkin on Oct 25, 2011 - 6 answers

All your batteries are belong to us.

Are there ANY aftermarket (non-Nikon) batteries that work with the Nikon D3100? [more inside]
posted by werkzeuger on Oct 21, 2011 - 8 answers

Lens pls.

What's the best affordable (below $200) lens for my Nikon D40 camera? [more inside]
posted by LittleMissItneg on Sep 26, 2011 - 8 answers

Environmental seal of 60D versus D7000

Environmental seal on Canon 60D vs Nikon D7000. [more inside]
posted by StephenF on Jul 26, 2011 - 4 answers

Help me wade through this DSLR nonsense?

I'm looking to up my camera game. Help me wade through all of the nonsense and figure out what I want. [more inside]
posted by burlsube on Jul 13, 2011 - 17 answers

Home movies: will a DSLR work for me?

I'm considering upgrading my DSLR to one with video capabilities. What will my experience be like for making home videos (babies doing baby stuff, cats playing, family parties)? [more inside]
posted by any portmanteau in a storm on Jun 26, 2011 - 13 answers

DSLR 101

DSLR 101 filter: thinking of offering a class to people who have invested in a DSLR camera, but are used to point-and-shoots. What do you wish you knew when you first bought / played around with a DSLR - or - what do you want to know about working with a DSLR? [more inside]
posted by chrisinseoul on Jun 5, 2011 - 19 answers

Repair vs upgrade

My Nikon D40 died recently. I sent it to Nikon for a repair estimate. I'm looking for any experience anyone has with having Nikon repair a camera -- and weighing that against putting the repair money toward a new camera body. If I want to go with something new, I need help with selection. More details within! [more inside]
posted by hansbrough on May 21, 2011 - 12 answers

Blur me.

How can I achieve these beautiful blurred-background shots on my Nikon D40 camera with lens 18-55? [more inside]
posted by LittleMissItneg on Apr 13, 2011 - 18 answers

Better zoom lens for Nikon D7000

What's a better quality zoom lens for the Nikon D7000 than the Nikon 18-105mm? [more inside]
posted by joost de vries on Mar 25, 2011 - 11 answers

I have (camera) baggage

Please help me find the perfect camera bag for my Nikon D40. The ideal solution would be something with enough room for both photo and personal stuff, so I don't have to carry my purse. Or, are "camera bags" a dumb idea if I already have a somewhat-padded messenger bag? [more inside]
posted by catlet on Feb 27, 2011 - 17 answers

Which camera should I buy?

Movin' on up filter: Nikon D3100 or Panasonic DMC-G2? [more inside]
posted by Gringos Without Borders on Feb 20, 2011 - 14 answers

Nikon spare parts

Repair spare parts for a Nikon SB800 speedlight [more inside]
posted by cameronfromedinburgh on Nov 27, 2010 - 2 answers

a few good len(s)

[DSLR-filter] I'm buying my first DSLR camera! Woohoo, excitement all around (except in my wallet). I've settled on a Nikon D90, but I'm not sure what lens to get with it. Options/details inside. [more inside]
posted by firei on Oct 24, 2010 - 24 answers

Smallest VR / IS prime lens for Nikon?

What is the smallest Nikon (or compatible) image-stabilization lens? My search results seem to indicate it is this: Nikon 18mm - 55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX (VR) Vibration Reduction Wide Angle Autofocus Zoom Lens, which is a VR version of the kit lens on a D40. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Oct 17, 2010 - 12 answers

Low-end used Nikon DSLR for a beginner

What's a good used Nikon DSLR for a beginner? Any models out there that also do video? Looking to spend $300-$400 on the camera body, another $200-$300 on a lens and I have no idea at which of the zillion models to focus my eBay searches on. [more inside]
posted by exhilaration on Oct 14, 2010 - 14 answers

Nikon D40X with stuck shutter

I have a Nikon D40X DSLR body with a stuck shutter. Can this be economically repaired considering the relatively low value of a bare D40X body without RAM and battery? [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Oct 8, 2010 - 2 answers

Is $400 for a used d90 worth it?

Is $400 for a used nikon d90 worth it? [more inside]
posted by austinlee on Oct 6, 2010 - 12 answers

D90 or d3100?

My wife and I are looking for a new camera with which to take pictures of our son. We've got a Point and Shoot that we're not particularly happy with so will be looking at a DSLR. I like the looks of the Nikon D3100 that is coming out soon, but the D90 seems like it might be a better camera for not a whole lot more money. Is it worth the difference in price? [more inside]
posted by bDiddy on Sep 23, 2010 - 15 answers

Really just want to take some cute pictures of my kid.

I want to buy an entry-level dSLR for everyday toddler/family pictures. Should I go with a Nikon D80 or a Canon Rebel Xsi? And which lens(es)? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Aug 16, 2010 - 31 answers

Interchangeable Canon/Nikon lens?

Is it possible to use a lens made for a Canon Digital Rebel with a Nikon D70? [more inside]
posted by Unsomnambulist on Jun 14, 2010 - 3 answers

CameraFilter: Help me decide between a low-end SLR and a high-end point and shoot!

I'm sort of looking into a new camera, and I can't decide whether to get a high-end point and shoot or an entry level SLR. Help me pick! [more inside]
posted by gchucky on Apr 6, 2010 - 61 answers

Help, Nikon Lens broke and I'm in the middle of nowhere

Help, Nikon Lens broke and I'm in the middle of nowhere [more inside]
posted by dolemite01 on Mar 17, 2010 - 7 answers

Saving images straight to hard drive

I have a Nikon D5000 - how do I shoot straight to hard drive? [more inside]
posted by consilience on Dec 30, 2009 - 6 answers

Are Nikon D5000s currently sitting on shelves still affected by the recall?

Nikon recalled the D5000 a few months ago - are the ones on store shelves today still affected? [more inside]
posted by consilience on Dec 11, 2009 - 8 answers

A better camera, or better lenses?

Help me get the most bang for my photography buck: I own a Nikon D50. I've been finding the D90 priced around $700 online with rebates (sometimes refurbished, but sometimes new). I was ready to buy... but then I wondered: would I be wiser to spend the money on new lenses instead? [more inside]
posted by 2oh1 on Dec 8, 2009 - 12 answers

Help me choose a beginner DSLR?

What beginner's dslr should I buy? [more inside]
posted by kylej on Nov 25, 2009 - 42 answers

.NEF file discrepancy

Why does my version of Photoshop open the Nikon D700 images I have stored but not the D90 images? [more inside]
posted by Hypnotic Chick on Nov 16, 2009 - 5 answers

Need help shopping for a camera

What is the next best camera to the Nikon D300s? [more inside]
posted by FireStyle on Nov 15, 2009 - 16 answers

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