December 13, 2013   4:18 PM
Nikonians eZine ready for free download
The latest edition of our official online magazine, The Nikonian, has been published.
This edition takes you along as our members prevailed over a National Parks closing to capture stunning images at the 13th Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip (ANPAT).
It also covers the hottest new cameras announced by Nikon over the past year and the evolution of our Nikonians Photo Contests.
December 11, 2013   1:37 AM
Academy wraps up 2013 -- Preps for 2014
The Holiday Season has arrived and only a few more days remain on the 2013 Nikonians Academy curriculum. Steve Simon will be finishing the year in Philadelphia (December 10-14) and Academy Director Mike Hagen will be in San Diego (December 12-15). There is still time to sign up if you want to attend.
December 9, 2013   9:35 AM
How Many “Bits” Do I Need - 8, 12, or 14?
The debate over how many image format “bits” are needed for great photography is frequently discussed in the Nikonians forums ever since the introduction of digital cameras. Your camera usually offers 8-, 12-, or 14-its. Which should you choose?
December 2, 2013   9:30 AM
In Praise of the Nikon Df and Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 lens
Rick Hulbert (rhulbert), Nikonians Academy Workshop Leader, wonders why the rabid attacks on the Df. Not only reacts to the comments, he goes out and buys one Df camera and 58mm f/1.4 lens. We bring you here his observations and first hands-on reactions. Take a look at his handheld images made at ISO from 800 to 6400.
November 22, 2013   10:16 AM
Unraveling the Mysteries of Digital Image Blending
Larry Anderson, Nikonians Moderator of the HDR forum, invites us to share his experience on image blending in Photoshop. Regardless of the level of expertise of those of us watching, this brief session is a revelation. Enjoy!
November 20, 2013   2:33 AM
Safari success caps 2013 calendar - more workshops in Nov-Dec
Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen has just returned from leading his latest sold-out Tanzanian Photo Safari. Mike tells us the trip was "epic and we photographed an incredible amount of wildlife during the two-week journey."
Pre-orders available for new Nikon D610 book
Mastering the Nikon D610 by Darrell Young (DigitalDarrell) is now available for preorder.
Darrell has already invited members to submit images taken with the new camera to be included in the book and the first set of images have started to trickle in.
November 13, 2013   1:54 AM
Cross-country sweep ahead for Academy instructors
The countdown is on for the final Nikonians Academy workshops of the year. The next few weeks on the schedule feature a coast-to-coast North American sweep.
Think Tank Black Friday special already started
Our friends at Think Tank Photo just announced an exciting Black Friday special that actually starts now!
November 11, 2013   10:14 AM
Servicing a Gitzo tripod
All equipment needs maintenance and servicing a tripod should be a routine after you use it around water and sand or mud. In this practical step-by-step guide you will see, how to easily disassembly and reassembly a Gitzo tripod. Read more