September 12, 2014   3:11 PM

Freezing motion in low light - an optical viewfinder advantage

In his article Tim Marchant reviews a technique to capture moving objects in low-light by under-exposure and then post-processing to recover the image - but without motion blur. Read more on how to show some crisp keeper shots under difficult conditions from your new gear.

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Nikon releases new FX-format D750

D750-blg-SQ_125.jpgNikon has announced their first FX-format D-SLR with a tilting Vari-Angle LCD, along with a new Speedlight and fast wide angle prime lens.

The new Nikon D750 will be available in late September with a suggested retail price of $2299.95 USD (body only). The AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED will carry a suggested retail price of $799.95 and the SB-500 Speedlight comes in at $249.95 (both due on the street by late September).

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September 11, 2014   3:10 PM

Photo Techniques: Exposing for Pinpoint Stars Over a Landscape

Trying to capture detail in both the landscape and the stars can be difficult, but from about one hour before sunrise to approximately 30 minutes before sunrise there is a sweet spot that allows you to capture enough information in both areas to produce a stunning final image. Follow Mike Hagen as he goes through the checklist of 10 steps to perfect star photography.

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September 7, 2014   10:07 PM

Nikonians Academy Spotlight on Urban Feeback

Academy-SQ-Hulbert_125.jpgRick Hulbert's Urban and Street Photography Workshops are receiving excellent reviews, and with a full slate of those workshops scheduled in the months ahead, we thought you might want to check them out.

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September 3, 2014   12:08 AM

ANPAT-14 has slots available

Blog-ANPAT-14-SQ_125.jpgOnly two seats are left for the 14th Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip (ANPAT). Our founders, J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) and Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs), urge any members trying to make a last-minute decision to sign up now. 

The ANPAT, at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, USA will be held from September 28 to October 4.

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August 26, 2014   11:36 PM

Nikon D810 Service Advisory

D810-CU_125.jpgNikon issued a Service Advisory last week for the brand new Nikon D810.

The advisory warned that the D810 had a problem where, "noise (bright spots) are sometimes noticeable in long exposures, and in some images captured at an Image area setting of 1.2× (30×20)."

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Nikonians Academy highlights favorites in coming months

Academy-SQ-Iceland_125.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen just returned from a sold-out tour to beautiful Iceland. The amazing scenery and beautiful birds helped seal the deal for two more Iceland Photo Adventures next year (once in winter and another in the summer). 

Mike already has people signing up, and he recommends you sign up now to reserve your space.

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August 21, 2014   10:27 AM

New version of Nikonians Uploader for Mac available

Keeping up with the technology upgrade promise, Nikonians is coming with the newest version of Nikonians Uploader for Mac. This handy application allows you to easily upload images to the Nikonians galleries directly from your Mac.

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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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