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July 22, 2006

Nikonians News Flash #12

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This weeks news from the Nikonians community with Jessica Odell, talking about how to win a Markins Q3 Ball head, the latest from Adobe and more.


Download Nikonians News Flash #12 (NPC-NF-2006-07-22.mp3; 11:00; 10.2MB; MP3 format)

From The News Room:
Reward! We’re offering up a new Markins Q3 Ballhead raffled monthly. All you have to do to enter the contest is fill out a 14-question membership survey.
www.nikonians.org/survey/membersurvey.php

Adobe is now offering the Beta version of its Lightroom software for Windows users. It’s a free dowload!

SanDisk has announced its new CF cards. The Extreme IV series goes up to 8GB with a 40MB/sec read/write speed. Hurrah!

Resources:
Don’t miss the resource guides in the community. Loads of fantastic information on some of the basics of cameras and photography.
www.nikonians.org/html/resources/guides

Contest Info!
Congratulations go out to the 3 winners of Segment 3 of the Photographer of the Year, 2006 contest.
Andrew Cooper takes first in the Abstract Category with “Psychedelic Snail”.
Russ Barker wins Landscape with the hard-to-pronounce but fab to view “Jokulsarlon”
Greg Nevitt wins the Sport Category with “Making the Run”.

Segment 4 is open until August 31, so enter now! Categories are Weddings, Panoramas, and Studio/Commercial.

www.nikonians-images.com/galleries/showgallery.php?cat=5899

Summer!
Protect your precious Nikon gear on vacation with our NikSecure insurance!
www.NikSecure.com

Feedback Wanted!
Let us know if you prefer AAC format for podcasts or want us to continue to use MP3. Check out the poll in the Podcast Feedback forum.

And, as always, email me at newsflash at nikonians.org

Posted by bgs at July 22, 2006 1:53 PM