August 27, 2015   1:23 PM

A Landscape Shooting Experience: Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park

It is the turn for J. Ramon Palacios (jrp) to take us into his personal experienced approach path to successful landscape photography in this Shooting Experience - Landscape Series. From spot selection, tripod positioning through focal length choices, to composition, actual shooting and then to post-processing. Read article >>

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August 25, 2015   9:42 PM

Academy adds Czech Republic photo adventure

Academy-Prague_Czech_SQ_120.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen has just added a new travel workshop to the Czech Republic and Prague. The trip is scheduled for October 9–16, 2016 and is designed to coincide with fall colors that will provide a stunning backdrop to the castles, mountains, and forests of Bohemia.

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August 17, 2015   7:45 AM

Nikonians Fundraising Campaign 2015 begins

FR-Camp_2015_SQ_125.jpgBased on the success of last year's fundraising campaign, our founders have announced a new venture for 2015.
If you check our fundraising home page you will see the familiar thermometer, once again hovering at zero mark, with a goal of $100,000 (USD). Since the campaign launch (almost immediately) $2,000 has already been donated.

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August 4, 2015   5:57 PM

Congratulations June Contest Winners

June_2015-SQ-winners.jpgNikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the June contests. 

Congratulations to our winners! 

The June highlights include a tie in the Landscape category and one member taking top honors in two separate categories.

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July 30, 2015   2:38 PM

Perspective Control Tilt/Shift Lenses

There are a lot of different lens types out there: prime, zoom, wide angle, telephoto, macro and others. Another type of lens is tilt/shift (TS), which Nikon calls “Perspective Control” (PC). These lenses are not as generally well known, but they do a lot of different and interesting things that may appeal to you. In this article, we’ll be discussing tilt/shift lenses, what they do, which to get and why you might want one. Read article >>

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New tour update unveiled community members now have a new “guided tour” to the home they have enjoyed for over 15 years.

Founders Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs) and J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) started the community with the intention of creating a gathering of like-minded Nikon gear enthusiasts who would have a friendly Internet portal for sharing images, technical advice and gear reviews.

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July 22, 2015   10:28 AM

Profoto B1 500 AirTTL Location Kit Review

Lighting on the go is a frequent concern for both professionals and amateurs. Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen reviews for us a very nice solution by Profoto, portable and efficient, allowing for full control at the camera. Read article >>

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July 9, 2015   1:59 PM

Using the Nikon D750 in Africa - Field Report

The Nikon D750 gets tested in one of the toughest environments on earth: Africa, under wildly varied photography scenarios, during a Nikonians Academy African Photo Safari. See why Mike Hagen confirms it is a killer camera. Read article >>

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July 1, 2015   2:31 AM

Nikonians Academy instructors preparing adventures

Academy-SQ-Rushmore-Lincoln_120.jpgOur Nikonians Academy instructors are gearing up for photo adventures across the United States as well as the Galapagos Islands in the coming months.

The curriculum will be calling on Jim Stamates, Mike Hagen, Michael A. Mariant and Lester Picker to lead some of our most popular adventures.

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June 23, 2015   10:14 PM

Academy Curriculum heavy on photo adventures through 2015

Academy-square-125.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen has been fine-tuning the curriculum for the coming months and the results is an impressive line-up of the Academy's most popular photo adventures.

These adventures cover wildlife, landscape and specialized photography in all parts of the globe.

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