August 13, 2014   1:43 AM

Spotlight on Acadia

Academy-SQ-Acadia-Flowers_125.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen invites you to join Lester Picker for our Acadia National Park Photography Adventure this October.

Les Picker spent ten years in Maine and did his graduate research in Acadia National Park. Few people anywhere know the park as well as he does. Combine his photographic knowledge with his detailed knowledge of the park and you have a recipe for a fantastic photography event.

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Contest congratulations - June winners

Contest-Aug_SQ-Crib.jpgNikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the June Contests.


Congratulations to our members who submitted the images in our composite key. Scroll down to find links to the original entries, along with explanations behind the photographs and an overall look at the competition.

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August 6, 2014   12:35 AM

Giant September curriculum ahead from Nikonians Academy

Academy-Sri-Lanka-SQ_125.jpgSeptember is a big month for workshops, with some of the most popular curriculum items in the lead. Richard Hulbert brings his 4-day Urban and Street Photography Workshop to Houston and San Antonio in the coming month. 
This workshop series is designed to improve your photography regardless of whether you consider picture taking a hobby, or you are a serious enthusiast, or a professional photographer, or earn your living as a member of the global real estate, design, and construction industries.

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August 5, 2014   10:59 PM

Leading lines contest congrats

Contests_125_THU_SQ.jpgNikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the Best of 2014 Contest Segment 2. The theme was "Leading Lines."

Congratulations to Joshua A. Williams (Kidsthehall45) from Chicago, USA, with his winning image titled Two-Toned S-Curve.

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July 31, 2014   4:34 PM

The Nikon D810 is impressive

In this article, Rick Walker summarizes his first impressions of the new and highly anticipated Nikon D810 and enthusiastically states that it is "the best general purpose camera he has ever used." How does the new model compare to the D800E? Read more and find out.

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July 30, 2014   1:05 AM

California here we come (and more....)

Academy-Logo-SQ-California_200.jpgNikonians Academy instructor Michael Mariant is preparing for photo adventures in his home state of California. 

He's been teaching and sharing as a member of the Academy staff for many years and his portfolio includes work in all parts of the globe, but his West Coast photography workshops can easily be called one of his specialties.

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July 23, 2014   12:18 AM

Campaign to benefit members

i-phone-125-SQ.jpgNikonians.org plans for technology upgrades in the near future are underway with help from the Nikonians 2014 fundraising campaign.

Our founders, J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) and Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs) will concentrate on making the site and services easily accessed by current technology, including the growing number of mobile users. This will require integrating the various areas better, such as galleries, forums, articles and blogs.

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July 22, 2014   10:58 PM

Academy updates (with Les Picker Interview)

Academy-SQ-India_120.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen tells us the academy curriculum has many new workshops posted this week. 
The Masters Series workshops are headed for Los Angeles and Seattle this October. Iceland in winter 2015 is set to begin February 8. 

The Northern India Tea, Landscape and Wildlife Photo Adventure (April 2015) will take you to photograph mountains, wildlife and the tea harvest.

The 2015 Tanzania photo safari begins November 4, and the Galapagos Photography Adventure starts September 13, 2015.

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July 16, 2014   7:07 AM

Fundraising kick off thanks from Bo and JRP

fundraiser-cht-w_120.jpgNikonians.org founders Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs) and J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) are thanking the generous members already supporting the Nikonians 2014 fundraising campaign.

As of this week the fundraising thermometer is creeping towards the $4,000 mark, thanks to some hefty additions (including one for $1,000).  Our founders want to make sure everyone understands that all donations, regardless of the amount, are deeply appreciated. 

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ANPAT Bookings closing soon - last chance alert

Blog-ANPAT-14-SQ_125.jpgOnly a few seats are left for the 14th Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip (ANPAT). Our founders, J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) and Bo Stahlbrandt, want you to know they will soon be closing down bookings in order to make hotel reservations in a timely manner.  

If you have been considering making the trip, now is the time to sign up.

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