In an ongoing effort to bring our Nikonians.org members value, we are running another free online workshop with CreativeLive on Monday, October 24th.
Our Nikonians Academy Director, Mike Hagen is teaching a new class titled Build a DIY Home Studio. In this practical, hands-on broadcast, you'll learn:
- How to find and create grip equipment by shopping at your local hardware store
- How to create a tabletop studio in your home
- How to put together and light a portrait studio on a budget.
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Watch them live for free. You can also purchase previous workshops from them on hundreds of different topics.
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A group of the Nikonians in Germany meet up 16th-18th of September for photography and camaraderie in this splendid corner of Bavaria. See some of the images they took, which are shared in the galleries. Images from Innzell, Bavaria
The image sharing forum "A picture I took" at Nikonians now allow for large image uploads. You can attach images of up to 50MB each to your post. If the image is larger than 1800 pixels widest side, it will be reduced to that size.
For smaller devices and screens, the image is automatically reduced to fit the screen.
Enjoy your community!
The target for this campaign is $50,000 and once again the funds are destined to help keep up with growing requirements for increased technical goals.
Introducing the campaign, our founders remind us we are a not-for-profit community, and any revenue generated through our operations is reinvested to sustain our growth.
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Our Nikonians Academy instructors are all around the world over these next two weeks.
Steve Simon is in Cuba, Rick Hulbert in Chicago, and Mike Hagen is in the Galapagos Islands.
They are all running workshops with intrepid photographers who aspire to improve their skills in many the most visually interesting areas around the world.
Continue reading "Academy instructors touring the globe"Nikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the July 2016 competitions.
Congratulations to our winners!
This month we have two winners in the Wildlife category.
We encourage you to click on the links to each image for a closer look.
All Silver, Gold and Platinum members are eligible to participate in any and all theme categories of the monthly forums contests and online assignments.
Continue reading "Congrats Nikonians July Photo Contest winners"Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen invites us to check out one of the latest results from the partnership between the Academy and CreativeLive.
A CreativeLive blog by Justin Katz titled Back Button Focus Will Change the Way You Use Your Camera includes video workshop amplification by Mike. With over 20,000 views already, this teamwork approach to a complicated topic is helping many photographers improve their techniques.
Continue reading "Nikonians Academy and CreativeLive newest videos"Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen has three updates this week.
The first points to one of our most popular workshop series, hosted by Rick Hulbert.
The second spotlights your opportunity to join Mike at one of the ideal locations for photographing elephants in Africa.
The third update highlights online classes available to the community through our partnership with CreativeLive.
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Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen tells us the Instructors Rick Hulbert and Steve Simon are all set for their upcoming workshops.
Rick Hulbert's Urban and Street Photography Workshop in Chicago starts September 22nd. The four-day session includes plenty of field photography exercises followed by constructive critiques.
Rick's education philosophy is all about photography for smarties. He feels strongly that photographers want to be treated with respect and that he should build on their existing knowledge.
Continue reading "Nikonians Academy focus on Chicago and Cuba"Nikonians Photo Contest Director David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the winner and honorable mentions from Segment Two of our Best of Nikonians Photo Contest. The segment theme was Animals. Our winner is Leb Annamaria-annie (annie_j) from Romania, with her image titled My Little Assistant. Her photo of a kitten in front of a Canon camera was taken with her Nikon D40.
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Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen sends this week's update from Iceland, where he is leading a group of photographers through Iceland's landscapes and bird sanctuaries.
His group is now photographing geothermal sites, glacial lagoons, birds, landscapes, volcanoes, lava fields, waterfalls, and basalt columns. Mike also included a photo tour of Reykjavík that includes buildings and architecture.
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