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August 9, 2010

Best of Nikonians - 2010 Images Photo Contest update

Inferno_June_2010_78.jpgCongratulations to Preston Moochnek (massulo), winner of the June segment of our Best of Nikonians - 2010 Images Photo Contest. Preston is a Gold member from Florida, USA.

Inferno_June_175.jpgHis image is called "Inferno in the Galapagos."

Described by the judges as a timeless image that captures nature at its finest with a simple yet wonderful composition, Preston takes a modest approach, telling us it was a lucky shot: "It was a very bright sun that afternoon - Frigate birds were everywhere to be seen. This shot was taken hand held. I put the Nikon D200 in high speed mode. Closed my eyes and voilĂ --I got lucky...Sigma 100-300mm F4 EX DG APO HSM lens at f/5.6 with 1/1000 shutter speed and ISO set to 200."

Preston's prize for winning the June segment will be a Think Tank Photo Airport Acceleration backpack, valued at $279.00 USD.

August Segment Under Way
The July Segment (Babies Theme) is being judged and meanwhile, it is time for fans of image manipulation to go wild this month. The August theme is "Digital Art." For information check the Best of Nikonians - 2010 Images Contest Rules.

Posted by flashdeadline at August 9, 2010 12:33 AM