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July 18, 2010

Caribbean, Alaskan and Chinese images earn contest honors

3--Ami-Thu.jpgCongratulations to our winners in the third and last round before the finals of the Nikonians 10th Anniversary Photo Contest.

Richard Hulbert (rhulbert), Paul Ekman (pdekman) and Kenneth Fok (zedbadee) combined to share with us scenes from the 14-Day Ultimate Travel Workshop in the Caribbean, the 9th Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip (ANPAT) in Alaska — and China.

3-Nikonian-Amigos_300.jpgFirst Place honors go to "3 Nikonian Amigos on the Caribbean Road" by Richard Hulbert (rhulbert), from Vancouver, Canada. Rick is a Charter Member -with Nikonians at least from 2005.
He made his winning image with a Nikon D3X camera using a 14-24mm f/2.8G AF-S set at 16mm. The aperture was f/5.6, the shutter speed was 1/8000s.

Rick will be receiving as prizes:
- A Gorillapod Focus + Ballhead X by Joby
- A Nikonians Gold Membership extension for one year
- A Nikonians Academy Voucher for $179
- Photo Pro Shop USA voucher for 10% discount
- A Nikonians Annotate Expert software license

Honorable Mentions
Nikonians-Spencer-Glacier_300.jpgTo "Nikonians at Spencer Glacier", by member Paul Ekman (pdekman) from Iowa, USA.

Paul has been a Nikonian since 16th Nov 2005 and made this picture with his Nikon D200, 70-200mm/f2.8F AF-S VR with TC14E at 280mm, f/8, ISO 400. Images from Spencer Glacier were a popular feature of the 9th ANPAT, including one action packed close-up which made the front cover of one of our Nikonians eZine magazines.
And to "Nikonians in China" by member Kenneth Fok (zedbadee) from British Columbia, Canada. Kenneth has been a Nikonians Member since June 2007.

He made his China night scene image with a Nikon D700, his lens set at 45mm, f/4.5, 1/30 sec, ISO 2,200

Both Honorable Mentions, pdekman and zedbadee will receive as prizes:
- A Platinum membership extension for six months
- A Nikonians Academy Voucher for $179, applicable to any workshop within the next 12 months
- A Photo Pro Shop USA voucher for 10% discount on any purchase above $50 within the next 12 months.
- A Nikonians Annotate Expert software license

You can look at all contestant images in the 10th Anniversary Contest Galleries here.
We will provide the finals winners details in the Nikonians Photo Contest forum, in our News Blog and your free Nikonians Newsletter.

Posted by flashdeadline at July 18, 2010 7:40 PM