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September 30, 2010

The Image Doctors #126

Jason and Rick interview photographer Jon Ortner, master of photographing some of the world's most spiritual places, including the American Southwest.

Download The Image Doctors #126 (MP4 format)

Show Notes: September 30, 2010

Interview: Jon Ortner

Photo Prescription: Nesting lens hoods saves space

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Posted by drjay32 at 6:00 AM

September 29, 2010

Nikon P90 Firmware Updated to 1.1

Nikon has released the first firmware update for the Coolpix P90 compact camera.

The technical notes state the firmware addresses an issue that " some rare cases, prevented accurate recording of images captured without interruption in single shooting mode with manual focus and Distortion control enabled has been resolved."

Posted by covey22 at 4:36 PM

September 27, 2010

Do you know your Nikon D90 or D80 inside out?

With Nikonians specific Nikon camera courses, you learn all there is to know about your specific camera. For example our Nikon D90 and D80 DSLR courses are digging in deep and squeeze out everything there is to know about your camera. Knowing your gear is an important aspect of improving your photography.

Our European Nikonians instructors John McDonald and Hayo Baan teach the Nikon D90 and D80 in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Utrecht (Netherlands).

Our US Instructors Mike Hagen and Steve Simon teach the Nikon D90 and D80 in New York, Washington DC, Boston and Atlanta.

Posted by bgs at 4:18 PM

Bo interviewed by Nikon

Nikonians co-founder Bo was interviewed by the corporate Nikon bloggers at the Photokina.

Bo-Interview-Nikon_250.jpgBo covers the background of the community and invites all Nikon enthusiasts to join us.

Check out the Booth!
And for those who missed being at Photokina - here's the next best thing - a spherical stitch photo of our popular booth with our hard-working volunteers in action. (Thanks to member MaRJonas)

Posted by bgs at 1:42 PM

September 26, 2010

Classic musical instrument and digital manipulation combine for a win

violin_90.jpgCongratulations to Nikonians Silver Member Zoran Buletic (Bzox), winner of the August Segment in The Best of Nikonians - 2010 Images Contest.

Zoran is a designer and photographer from Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Last year he won our fourth (and final) week of in the Welcoming Photo Contest Phase III-2009.

The August theme was Digital Art and Zoran's image, titled "Violin" was originally taken in Belgrade, Serbia, focusing on street musicians.

He used his Nikon D200 and AF-S DX Zoom- NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens.

Think Tank Photo, our contest sponsor will be providing Zoran with a Speed Racer camera and lens beltpack valued at $160.00 (USD).

Still time to enter this month:
The September segment deadline is this week, and the theme is Macro and Micro photography. Check our Contest rules and guidelines for details on entering. You can also view the gallery of the current contenders.

Posted by flashdeadline at 5:42 PM

September 25, 2010

Photokina attendance strong, Nikonians Team on the prowl

Model_88.jpgOur Nikonians Team at Photokina 2010 has been taking a few minutes every now and then to go have a look at the massive collection of exhibitors….

----and of course a "must visit" is the Nikon Booth (shown here during a rare quite moment before the crowd hits).


We hear there's a bit of disappointment from some booth visitors who were truly expecting to see the unveiling of a brand new top-of the-line FX format Nikon DSLR. Most visitors to the booth were occupied taking in some of the lectures and (of course) handling the gear, which included Nikon's newly unveiled Nikon D7000, two new lenses geared for the pro-market and the SB-700 Speedlight.

Nikonians Team volunteer Thomas Berg (twberg) borrowed a Nikon D3 from Albert Esschendal (alberte) and an AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens to focus on a pair of models posing for photographers at the show. Thomas has good taste -- that lens is retailing in the ball-park of $9,000 USD.

The Photokina 2010 Press Room is estimating 50,000 visitors in the first few days arriving at a rate of seven percent higher than the figure recorded at the equivalent point in 2008.

The trade fair is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Nikonians booth is in Hall 5.1 -- which carries the theme "Meet the Communities at photokina."

Social networks, photography festivals, associations, and publishing houses are offering photokina visitors a unique platform with diverse highlights on and beside the big stage.

Posted by flashdeadline at 2:21 PM

September 24, 2010

Busy at the Booth - Nikonians Team welcomes old friends and distinguished guests

Photokina_88.jpgPhotokina 2010 Nikonians Team members at Hall 5, Booth A010 have been busy greeting the steady stream of visiitors attending Photokina 2010 in Cologne, Germany.

Our communications and marketing director Hendric Schneider tells us one of the highlights has been the appearance of one of our own members, Dennis_Owens_200.jpgDennis Owens (DennisOwens) who has been presenting classes on the Nikon Creative Lighting System.
One tutorial session ended with a round of applause

Dennis is from Gangelt-Niederbusch, Germany. He's a Platinum member witha sports shooting background and a very heavy camera bag.

Hendric_Joe_Patrick_300.jpgSpeaking of tutorials, an old pro in the field is Joe McNally, who's more than 30 year career has been an inspiration to many Nikonians members. Joe was the featured guest in the 100th episode of the Nikonians Image Doctors podcast.

Joe has been appearaing as part of the Manfrotto School of Excellence at this Photokina.
Joe is shown here flanked by Hendric (on the left) and Patrick Ludolph (at right). Patrick is head of the new German Podcast "Knackscharf" (translation: Extremly Sharp).

And now for something completely different
Our photos from the Photokina are being collected by the heavily jet-lagged Albert Esschendal (alberte) who traveled directly from the 10th ANPAT on the USA West Coast to the Photokina in Germany. Albert has a unique way of bringing out the best in his subjects, like this distinguished trio giving us their interpretation of the "Three Monkey's Story."

From left to right: Dennis Owens (DennisOwens), Joe McNally, Bill Frakes, Dave Black, Joe Feser (JoeF) and Jurgen Plessing (Joschi).
Joe Feser has been coordinating the opening of our new Nikonians Academy, Europe, and Jurgen manages our Nikonians Photo Pro Shop.

Posted by flashdeadline at 10:38 AM

September 23, 2010

Visit the Nikonians via video with FotoTV

Photokina_88.jpgNikonians interested in a peek at the Photokina in Cologne, Germany should check out the internview with our co-founder Bo Stahbrandt (bgs), posted by FotoTV.

Bo's interview with host Marc Ludwig runs almost ten minutes and covers a wide range of Nikonians background information. foto-tv.jpg

Posted by flashdeadline at 1:25 PM

September 21, 2010

ACDSee Pro 3 for Mac is coming

acd-_115.jpgACDsee has announced the release of ACDSee Pro Photo Manager 3 in the Mac version at Photokina 2010.

The beta release is scheduled for Fall 2010. The final release will come out early 2011.
They have also debuted the newest version, ACDSee Pro Photo Manager 4.

The new version 4 includes Map sorting (Geodata will be stored in the picture and you can also simply click on the map and all pictures taken in this location will be displayed).

It will also improve processing for all files types including: RWA, DNG, JPEG, TIFF.
New tools include vignette and achromatic correction.
More features can be found at the ACDSee webpage.

Posted by flashdeadline at 9:51 PM

Photokina Nikonians Team is on the scene

Photokina_88.jpgAll set for the biggest show in the photo imaging world, our team has set up their booth and they are ready to meet and greet with fellow Nikonians.

This year's Photokina team includes (from left to right) Albert Esschendal (alberte), Hendric Schneider (Nikonians Marketing and Communications), Jurgen Plessing (Nikonians Photo Pro Shop), and Thomas Berg (twberg).

They will busy helping Nikonians co-founder Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs) with daily booth activities and they will also be digging for news of the latest releases and announcements from the more than 1,500 companies on the scene in Cologne, Germany.

One booth they are sure to check out fairly quick is our friends from Think Tank Photo (hall 02.1 and stand A037).

The Think Tank Photo Team will be displaying Version 2.0’s of their popular Urban Disguise and Digital Holster product lines:
Press Release:
SANTA ROSA, CALIF – For photographers operating in urban or dangerous environments, carrying thousands of dollars worth of photo equipment can be an invitation to have their gear stolen. Now, with Think Tank Photo’s completely upgraded and larger Urban Disguise® shoulder bags available in October, photographers can travel in style while still protecting their valuable equipment from prying eyes.

The Urban Disguise V2.0 Series is specifically designed for professional digital SLR equipment, with some models including special laptop compartments. Each model features multiple pockets, YKK lockable zipper sliders, a comfortable, padded shoulder strap, and a seam-sealed rain cover. Specifically:

- Urban Disguise 35 V2.0 – Carries a 13.3” laptop with a regular size DSLR or a 10” netbook with a pro size DSLR. Also carries a 70-200 f2.8 attached to a DSLR with two to three additional lenses.

- Urban Disguise 40 V2.0 – Carries regular or pro size DSLR with a standard zoom lens attached and two to four additional lenses.

- Urban Disguise 50 V2.0 – Carries up to a 15.4” laptop, a regular or pro size DSLR with a standard zoom attached, and two to four additional lenses.

- Urban Disguise 60 V.20 – Carries up to a 17” laptop, a regular or pro size DSLR with a standard zoom attached, and three to five additional lenses.

- Urban Disguise 70 V2.0 – Carries up to two pro size DSLRs with lenses attached in main compartment. Can fit a 70-200 f2.8 attached to a pro size DSLR.

“This design concept is the culmination of years of observation of photojournalists and other photographers who have jury-rigged their bags to decrease their public exposure,” said Think Tank Photo founder and lead designer Doug Murdoch. “Whether you are a professional who wishes to maintain a lower profile in dangerous situations or a serious amateur who wishes to lessen the risk of having your gear ripped off, the Urban Disguise’s low profile allows you to carry the right gear with less fear.”

Press Release
SANTA ROSA, CALIF – Sometimes all photographers need in the field is one digital SLR body and one lens attached. Other times, just additional lens or accessories need to be added to the kit. To meet this need, Think Tank Photo has completely redesigned its line-up of Digital Holsters™. Available in early October in five sizes, their expandable “Pop Down” section allows them to hold lenses of two different vertical heights with the hood in position or with it reversed. A feature new to V2.0 is the built-in side attachment system compatible with most Modular, Skin, or Multimedia components.
The Digital Holsters also feature a side pocket for holding memory cards, a soft flap to cover the camera’s LCD, a shoulder strap, and an externally accessible seam-sealed rain cover in every model. They fit most tripod plates while attached to the camera.

They come in five sizes:
- Digital Holster 10 V2.0 – Form fitting to a small, regular size DSLR with a zoom lens attached.

- Digital Holster 20 V2.0 - Form fitting to a regular size DSLR and a 24-70 f2.8 with lens hood in position or reversed. When the “Pop Down” feature is extended it will also hold a 70-200 f2.8 with the hood reversed.

- Digital Holster 30 V.20 –This is the only top loading bag for a DSLR that can hold a 70-200 2.8 with its lens hood attached, while connected to a regular DSLR.

- Digital Holster 40 V2.0 – Designed for a pro size DSLR and a 24-70 f2.8 lens with hood in position or reversed. When the “Pop Down” feature is extended it will also hold a 70-200 f2.8 with the lens hood reversed.

- Digital Holster 50 V2.0 – Designed for a pro size DSLR and a 70-200 f2.8 with the lens hood reversed or in position, ready to shoot.

Posted by flashdeadline at 4:29 PM

London, Utrecht - first workshops selling out

The first workshops Nikonians Academy organizes on Nikon gear in London, UK and Utrecht, Netherlands are nearly sold out. We are very pleased with the response we have received on our newly started workshops in Europe, showing a strong interest from the community to learn more about their cameras and iTTL flashes in a classroom setting.

Posted by bgs at 2:22 PM

September 20, 2010

Nikonians News Flash #162


This week Ray passes along the latest photographic news relating to Nikon and Nikonians:
-Nikon's new D7000 announced
-Nikon's new 35mm f1.4
-Nikon's new 200mm f2
-Nikon's new SB700
-Nikon's new P7000 Coolpix
-55 million Nikkor lens produced
-Phase One update
-Corel Draw Premium Suite X5
-Nikonians Academy Europe
-12 Nikonians images used in new book

Download Nikonians News Flash #162 (NPC-NF-2010-09-19.mp3;
4:37; 4.24MB; MP3 format)

Show Notes for 9/19/2010
New D7000

New 35mm f1.4

New 200mm f2.0

New SB700

New P7000 Coolpix

55 Million
Nikkor lenses produced

Phase One Newest 5.2 Pro DB

Corel Premium Suite X5

Nikonians Academy Europe

12 Nikonians pictures used for new book from Rocky Nook/Nikonians Press

For information on local Nikonians Chapters email here

Contact Nikonians News Flash:

Thank you for joining me.

Your Nikonians podcaster Ray Valdovinos

Posted by rayvaldovinos at 12:20 AM

September 19, 2010

Nikonians eZine Issue 47 available for free download

eZine-47_110.jpgThe latest edition of our official quarterly electronic magazine, The Nikonian, features outstanding member images in both contest and book publication fields.

You can download this free edition here:

Features in this issue include:

• co-founder Bo Stahlbrandt in an excerpt from a pre-Photokina 2010 interview

• Recap of the current finalists in our Best of Nikonians - 2010 Images Photo Contest, along with their "behind the lens" descriptions.

TheNikonian47-Cover_261H.jpg• Profiles of the newest members of the Nikonians Academy Team. Hayo Baan and John M. McDonald have opened the European Nikonians Academy and we get a closer look at their backgrounds.

• Preview of our Nikonians member images for the newest NikoniansPress/Rocky Nook book by Darrell Young (DigitalDarell), Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S.

• Ernesto Santos (esantos) reviews the EPSON Stylus Photo R1900 printer.

• New from Nikon: Just in time for Photokina, Nikon unveils the 16.2 Megapixel DX-format camera featuring full 1080p HD Movies with full time autofocus: The Nikon D7000.

Posted by flashdeadline at 5:14 PM

September 16, 2010

The Image Doctors #125

Jason and Rick review the new 85mm f/1.4 AFS G Nikkor, do some night shooting, and discuss moving from an older DSLR to a D90 with their friend, David Gabrius.

Download The Image Doctors #125 (MP4 format)

Show Notes: September 16, 2010

Hands-on review: Nikon 85mm f/1.4 AFS G

Street shooting at night
Migrating from a D70 to a D90: Interview with David Gabrius
Photo Prescription:  Teddy bear test for DOF; common AF problems and how to fix them

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Posted by drjay32 at 2:00 PM

September 15, 2010

Nikon unveils new DSLR, two lenses and a Speedlight

D7000_110.jpgJust in time for the Photokina (starting next week in Cologne, Germany) Nikon has two new lenses, a Speedlight and a brand new DSLR to whet the appetites of Nikon enthusiasts.

According to Nikon's Press Release:
The new camera will be available beginning mid-October 2010 at a manufacturers's suggested retail price of $1199.95 (US Dollars) for the body only and $1499.95 for the body and lens outfit which includes the AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens.D7000_400.jpg

Nikon's two new lenses are geared for the pro-market:
The NIKKOR AF-S 35mm f/1.4G and AF-S 200mm f/2G ED VR II lenses raise the tally of new glass introduced in 2010 to nine.

Rounding out the new gear announcements is the SB-700 Speedlight, which should be a comfortable (and affordable) strobe unit for the D7000.

Posted by flashdeadline at 2:29 PM

September 13, 2010

Nikonians earn NikoniansPress/Rocky Nook book photo credits

Congratulations to 12 of our members who have donated images for the newest book in the NikoniansPress/Rocky Nook series Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S, by Darrell Young, now available for pre-orders.

The publication team had a hard time choosing from the many great submissions and the final list was verified last week.

Each of the following 12 members will receive a copy of the book bearing their credited photo (used as chapter opening images).

Apples – Courtesy of Neale Dyster (Digitwized)
Red-Tailed Hawk – Courtesy of Doug Sipes (Dsipes).
F-22 Raptor – Courtesy of Norman Paratore (carlysgranddad).
Bikes Catch Air – Courtesy of Ken Rutt (raxafarian).
Dawn on El Capitan – Courtesy of Russ Glindmeier (russg).
Free Climber – Courtesy of Octavian Radu Topai (Tavi).
Maine Coon Cat – Courtesy of Cindie Fearnall (Gipsi).
Sol Duc Valley Stream – Courtesy of Daniel Stainer (spiritualized67).
Father and Son – Courtesy of LaDonna France Huizinga (Cookies35).
Hello Cutie – Courtesy of Stephen J. Weston (stevezz1).
Bald Eagle Fishing – Courtesy of David Summers (dm1dave).
Contemplation – Courtesy of Richerd Reynolds (slartybartfast).

All books in the Rocky Nook/NikoniansPress series include a special Nikonians 50%-off voucher discount for a one year Gold Membership in the Nikonians community. This will save $37.50 on Gold Membership.

Posted by flashdeadline at 3:16 PM

Nikonians Academy Europe workshops in The Netherlands and Belgium

utrecht_hdr-kl.jpgStarting today the Nikonians Acdemy Europe is also offering workshops in Utrecht (The Netherlands) and Antwerp (Belgium). The workshops will concentrate on the Nikon camera bodies D300 / D300s, D700, D3 / D3s / D3x and D80 / D90 plus the Nikon CLS / iTTL flash systems.

The courses are available for the introductory price of 150 Euros (160 Euros in Utrecht since a lunch is included) and will be held in Dutch or English - depending on the audience.

Please find all details on the Nikonians Academy Europe website.




Image of Utrecht by Nikonian John Driessen (johnnie5)

Posted by joef at 3:05 PM

September 8, 2010

Fall Harvest of Nikon Coolpixes: P7000, S80 and S8100

Just in time for the Fall Season, Nikon has announced several new Coolpixes; the flagship P7000 with a 28-200mm zoom reach, the enhanced S8100 with back-lit CMOS sensor and the slim-line OLED S80 compact.

The much anticipated flagship P7000 updates the professional Coolpix compact line. Nikon has reduced the megapixel count in order to improve low-light image quality, the maker's first (albeit unstated) acknowledgement that pure MP count is not the first standard by which to judge cameras.

Other features include:

  • Enhanced NRW (RAW) file format now editable by Capture NX2!
  • 28-200mm 7.1x Zoom Nikkor ED lens
  • Built-in Neutral Density Filter
  • 720p HD Video with Stereo Sound
  • EXPEED C2 Imaging Processsing Engine
  • PSAM Shooting Modes
  • Dedicated dial controls for ISO, White Balance, Exposure Comp and more
  • 5-Way Vibration Reduction
  • Optical Viewfinder
  • Artificial Horizon to ensure level shots
  • High ISO up to 6400 at full resolution
  • Built-in Intervalometer for timed interval shooting
  • Optional Wide-Angle using the WC-E75A for 21mm focal length

The S8100 updates the top-tier "Style" Coolpix line by coupling a 12.1MP Backlit CMOS sensor with a 10x 30-300mm Zoom Nikkor ED lens and a 3-inch 921K rear LCD Clear Color Display.

Other features include:

  • 4-Way VR Image Stabilization
  • Expeed C2 Image Processing Engine
  • High ISO up to 3200
  • Full 1080p HD capture with Stereo and HDMI output
  • Shoot stills while in Video Mode

The ultra-slim S80 (0.7 inches thin) brings unique and creative edit functions via a large 3.5 inch Ultra-High Resolution (819K) Organic LED rear display that not only gives access to the camera's key functions, but allows the photographer to write or draw on the image using touch controls.

Other features include:

  • 14.1 MP CCD sensor
  • 5x Wide-Angle to Tele 35-175mm Zoom Nikkor ED lens
  • 5-way Vibration Reduction System
  • High ISO up to 3200 in full resolution
  • Expeed C2 Image Processing engine
  • Built-in Slide Show with Music
  • 720p HD Movie capture with Stereo and HDMI Output
  • Sliding lens cover design that serves as Power On/Off

Posted by covey22 at 5:25 PM

Photography Workshops in London, Birmingham and Manchester

Our workshops in London, Birmingham and Manchester have caught a lot of interest and they are filling up fast. For the ones of you who have thought about Master your Nikon D300/D300s In Depth in London October 2nd, the Master your Nikon i-TTL Wireless Flash, CLS on October 3rd or Master your Nikon D700 & D3/D3s/D3x In Depth in Manchester on the 18th of November, we recommend you to book soon as not to miss out.

The Nikonians Academy Europe Team

Posted by bgs at 2:11 PM

September 6, 2010

Nikonians News Flash #161


This week Ray passes along the latest photographic news relating to Nikon and Nikonians:
-One Year Completed
-Nikon's new On-Line store
-New lens preorders being taken
-More Nikon equipment coming soon
-Nikon school now in session
-Jack Howard's Practical HDRI 2nd Edition
-ACDsee joins Nikonians as Corporate Partner
-Tamron to give away 60 lenses to celebrate 60th Anniversary
-Nikonians in Cologne

Download Nikonians News Flash #161 (NPC-NF-2010-09-05.mp3;
3:33; 3.35MB; MP3 format)

Show Notes for 9/05/2010

Nikon On-line store

Nikon's latest lenses now shipping

Nikon School is now in session

Jack Howard on his New book

new Nikonians Corporate Partner

Nikonians Corporaate Partner Tamron's lens give away

Nikonians at Photokina

Nikonians Academy underway in Europe

For information on local Nikonians Chapters email here

Contact Nikonians News Flash:

Thank you for joining me.

Your Nikonians podcaster Ray Valdovinos

Posted by rayvaldovinos at 4:53 AM

Tamron's Sixty Days of Giveaways!

Tamron celebrates it's 60th Anniversary by giving away sixty copies of it's newest telephoto zoom lens; the award-winning SP 70-300mm Di VC USD, plus other great prizes during the months of September and October!

Best of all, it's easy to participate; simply sign up to receive Tamron eNews and you're automatically entered to win. The giveaways include:

  • SP 70-300mm Di VC USD telephoto zoom lens (2010 EISA Winner)
  • AF 18-250mm Di II LD ASPH All-In-One Zoom lens (Nikon or Canon mount)
  • Limited Edition 60th Anniversary T-Shirt (L, XL and XXL sizes only)
  • USD60 off any Tamron lens purchased through authorized Tamron Dealer
  • 1-Year Subscription to a Photography Magazine of Your Choice

Sign-Up today to enter and win!

Posted by covey22 at 12:22 AM

September 2, 2010

Your own iPhone app

Based upon our free mGallery app for iPhone, Nikonians is now providing professionals and ambitious amateur photographers with the possibility to showcase their portfolio on their own, branded iPhone app.

The app is branded with your own name (or studio/company name), logo and contains information about how to order your work and your availability for assignments. The app has your name e.g. "Bobby Brown Photography", so potential customers can easily find it in the Apple iTunes app store.

The branded portfolio app shows a screen on startup with your own work or logo and then only shows the images you select to be shown. You can easily replace these images at any time and you decide which resolution you want to be available to the viewing audience.

We will roll out these apps on a first-come-first-serve basis starting end of September 2010 and the estimated one-time fee is $290 USD (250 EUR).

For more information about getting your own portfolio app to showcase your work and for marketing purposes, please contact us at myphotoapp at

Posted by bgs at 2:46 PM

Upgrade your Nikon D700

Easiest way to upgrade your Nikon D700 DSLR is to upgrade your own skills. Thought you knew everything there is to know about your great Nikon camera? Think again! Our UK based instructor John McDonald will bring you and your Nikon gear to another level. We start in London, Birmingham and Manchester. More on Nikon D700 workshops

Posted by bgs at 1:12 PM

ID#124: The Image Doctors

Jason and Rick interview Dr. Paul Hamilton from Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International.

Download The Image Doctors #124 (MP4 format)

Show Notes: September 2, 2010

New Nikon Products Announced:

  • D3100 DSLR
  • 85mm f/1.4 AFS G
  • 24-120mm f/4 AFS VR G
  • 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 AFS VR
  • 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 AFS VR DX
Interview: Dr. Paul Hamilton, Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International

For the MP3 version of this podcast (audio only) click here.

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Posted by drjay32 at 6:00 AM

September 1, 2010

Nikonians welcome new partner ACDSee

acd-_115.jpg is pleased to welcome one of the world’s leading developers and marketers of digital imaging software.

acdsee-pro3-box_175.jpgACD Systems International Inc., headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, are the developers of the popular ACDSee Photo Manager, ACDSee Pro Photo Manager 3 image management tools and Canvas, an advanced technical illustration and graphics program (among others).

ACD Systems has millions of consumer and business users and more than 33,000 corporate customers, including many Fortune 500 companies. For further details, please visit

Nikonians communications director Hendric Schnieder tells us he was very happy to see this partnership come together:

"Even before ACDSee came on board, I had the personal experience to appreciate their approach to workflow management. When I started shooting digital images with Nikon Schneider-150.jpgDSLR's, the first problem I ran into was trying to keep track of my image files.
I did not have any clue of what software to use. I tried several file management solutions and at the end of my search ACDSee became my choice for workflow software.
There are many great workflow software programs but I was quickly hooked on the user friendly approach available in ACDSee Pro.
Key wording and tagging adjustments are smooth, easy and fast."

Posted by flashdeadline at 3:41 PM