May 27, 2015   3:27 PM
A Landscape Shooting Experience: Dream and Nymph Lakes, Rocky Mountain National Park
Rick Walker takes us into his personal experienced approach path to successful landscape photography. From tripod positioning through focal length choices, to composition, actual shooting and then to post-processing. Read article >>
May 22, 2015   9:42 AM
To Clean or Not To Clean: Steps to Sensor Cleaning Made Simple
You've seen them in photographs and videos, often hours after a photo shoot when your fresh images are full screen on a large monitor. They appear as circular dark blobs, unnatural discs in an otherwise perfect blue horizon. They are called dust bunnies (or dust mice) and they are the bane of all DSLR owners. At some point during the life cycle of your camera, you’ll have to combat them if you change lenses. This article will show you several ways to tackle this problem. Read article >>
May 20, 2015   1:56 AM
Spotlight on Adventure - Jim Stamates leads the way
This week we shine the Nikonians Academy faculty spotlight on Jim Stamates. Jim will be leading groups of intrepid shooters to the wildlife hotspots of Grand Teton NP, Yellowstone NP and Alaska in the coming weeks.
These shooters will be learning professional field techniques for capturing fleeting wildlife moments from a recognized master in the field
May 14, 2015   9:51 AM
Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise 50 Classic V3.0 Bag – Field Review
Thinking about a shoulder bag? This field review revisits shoulder bags and discovers the excellent redefinition of the concept by thinkTANK when testing it out in the field. Read article >>
May 12, 2015   10:59 PM
Grand Teton and Yellowstone workshops up next
Spring is the best time to photograph baby animals in the Yellowstone & Grand Teton ecosystems. Our Nikonians Academy resident professional wildlife photographer Jim Stamates is leading two separate trips to these National Parks and you are invited to join him.
He will host his popular springtime photo adventures in succession at these two parks, starting late this month and his invitation is open to either or both workshops in a row.
These field workshops will help you learn the ins and outs of wildlife photography in North America.
May 5, 2015   10:49 PM
Spring/summer workshops spotlight on photo adventures
The Nikonians Academy spring/summer 2015 workshop series is ready to kick into high gear with fun, educational trips all throughout the North American West.
Michael Mariant and Jim Stamates are running these trips and are both experts in their fields.
Join them for adventures you'll never forget.
April 30, 2015   10:26 AM
Release your inner artist: Break the "P" barrier
Your new camera has plenty of bells and whistles and by now you already know it can take good pictures in full automatic mode. If that is all you need, continue on and be happy. But, if you’re looking to engage your creative mind by stepping out of the full-auto realm, this article will help you navigate the maze of confusing numbers and camera modes and priorities. Read article >>
April 28, 2015   6:41 PM
Last call for London Nikonians Academy workshopThis is your last week to sign up for Rick Hulbert's Urban and Street Photography workshop in London. He's one of the best in the business and would love to have you attend.
This is a four-day workshop with a maximum enrollment of 10 people, starting May 14th.
It is designed to get you to think about concepts in architectural and urban photography that you hadn’t thought of or considered before.
April 22, 2015   12:20 PM
Think Tank Photo Anniversary Special
Our friends at Think Tank Photo, who are celebrating their 10 Year Anniversary, just announced a special offer. Whenever you order one of their Urban Disguise Shoulder bags between now and May 15th you will receive a Shoulder Harness V2.0 backpack harness by mail for free.