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January 27, 2012

25% discount on accessories at Berger Bros Camera Store


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January 26, 2012

$135 savings - Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 only $149


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January 25, 2012

CES 2012 - International Technology Exhibition

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1.681.000, 153.000, 34.000, 20.000, 3.100. Those are the numbers of what has been declared as the largest annual show in U.S. history. CES International Technology Exhibition 2012 was the largest event in it's 44 year history with 1.681.000 sq feet (or if you like 173.000 sq meters) of exhibit space, where 153.000 visitors, from which 34.000 came from abroad saw 20.000 new products launched by the 3.400 exhibitors. Oh, and it all happened in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 10. - 13. January. Just in case you are wondering what "CES" stands for, it's Consumer Electronics Show. Simple as that. Together with less important brands such as Ford, Google, eBay, Wall-Mart and Facebook there were also camera manufacturers. So let's have a look what CES 2012 has brought to us, photographers.


Surprise, surprise, the biggest new release from Nikon was the new Nikon D4. I have already mentioned technical details and also compared it with D3s here, so I am not going to repeat it. I'll just mention, the camera will go on sale in February 2012 for RRP $5.999.95, or if you like £4.799, so tell your piggy banks its time to say good bye. 

And if you have a new camera, why not have a new lens as well? The new AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G will be a great mate to your new D4. With mid-telephoto focal length 85mm and big aperture 1.8 it's  great portrait lens in every light condition. It'll work on your DX format Nikon too, just the focal length will be 127.5mm. 


The 1 series, J1 to be precise, Nikon's mirrorless interchangeable lens competitor for  Olympus Pen and Sony NEX came to the CES 2012 in more colours than rainbow has got. I'm not a big fan of this fashion thingy, but at least your girlfriend can match the colour with her handbag.

Nikon had the biggest exhibition of all camera manufacturers at CES with complete line up from Coolpix compacts up to the D4 with all imaginable lenses and accessories. Nikon is clearly aiming to become a leader at the market. But they are not alone.


It's similar story with the other Japanese manufacturer and Nikon's biggest competitor at the DSLR market (sorry SONY, not quite there yet). Yes, Canon also brought it's brand new flagship called EOS 1DX, replacing ASP-H format EOS 1D mark IV as well as full frame EOS 1Ds mark III. With its 18.1 MP, same ISO range, 61 AF points (21 of them f/5.6 cross-type) and whopping 12 fps in RAW format with full auto focus it looks a bit stronger on the paper than D4. The truth will be revealed when they'll go head to head at the test later.

Same as Nikon, Canon announced its top range DSLR well ahead the show, so biggest announcement form Canon was big sensor compact called PowerShot G1 X. You might wonder why it's such a big thing, but Canon has put 14MP 1.5 inch CMOS sensor, which is almost the ASP-C size, into point and shoot compact camera without interchangeable lens. The sensor is more than twice the size of Nikon's 1 series sensor. So that's why. It has got swivelling 3.0" LCD screen, ISO range 100 - 12.800 and extensive manual control. 

Sony, Panasonic, Olympus

This trio didn't announced anything big at the CES 2012, but all of them brought their complete range of cameras. Sony and Panasonic showed their cards last year, so they didn't really need to show anything new.Olympus is the king of mirrorless world at the moment with its PEN cameras, so developers are probably testing sand quality in Caribbean. 


Mirrorless cameras are in at the moment, so Fuji announced retro-designed interchangeable lens camera Fujifilm X-Pro 1 aimed to semi-pro and pro market. It has got 16MP ASP-C  CMOS sensor, 3 inch LCD, no flash and it'll cost you £1.240.

Posted by pkuzmin at 8:55 PM

January 24, 2012

Essential image processing techniques

ImageProcessing_200.jpgImages have always been manipulated. That is a fact. And there was always an argument about it. That is a fact too. Another fact is, usually those, who didn't know how to manipulate their pictures were those against manipulation, screaming it is not a proper photograph, because something wrong has been done to it in the post process. It's been manipulated! Yet another fact is, this argument is stronger in our post-film era, because photographer's darkroom is easily accessible to the wide masses. And at least, for us who know what the post process actually is, post process is a part of photography and it's always been. That is a fact I like the most, let me explain why.

There were so many things what you could and still can do in the good old-fashioned darkroom. If you spend long enough time under the red bulb sniffing chemicals and you know what are you doing, results are impressive. Helmut Newton or Ansel Adams would say so, ask them. If you don't know what are you doing, it'll be so time consuming and frustrating that you'll soon start to believe in "proper" photography without any post process, because you really like the dull tones, washed colours and low contrast the way you've captured them. Yeah, post process is for those who don't know how to shoot! And there is a great parallel with modern darkroom, or as we are not the stinky weird people who lock themselves in the basement any more, shall we say lightroom?

Personally, I hate to sit in front of the computer and editing pictures for hours. I consider myself as a photographer, not a graphic designer. Don't get me wrong, I love Photoshop, but the less time I spend in front of it, the bigger the love is. And that is the magic of it. Light, colour, lens correction, sharpening, BANG! That's it. You don't really need to know all that 3D modelling which it could do. At Essential Image Processing Techniques Workshop which Nikonians Academy Europe has organised for you at 18th of March 2012 in Utrech, NL, Hayo Baan, the Head Instructor of Nikonians Academy Europe, will show you how to enhance your images in no time. You will work on your own computer, with software of your choice (Capture NX2, Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom, Photoshop) and with your own pictures. You'll soon find out it's easy and you'll be pleased with your results.

To motivate you even more, here is my own 5 minutes exercise:


Posted by pkuzmin at 6:02 PM

January 21, 2012

The Nikonians Academy keeps on rolling its feature workshops for you

Coming up in February, showing only those with available seats:

February 16-19 Yosemite in Winter: A Season of Contrast with Michael A Mariant

February 23: Master the Nikon D7000 D90 and D80 in Phoenix, AZ with Winston C. Hall

February 26: Master Adobe Lightroom 3 in Phoenix, AZ with Winston C. Hall

Don't miss these opportunities; remember we may only come once a year to your area.

Posted by jrp at 12:05 PM

January 20, 2012

Hot Price on D90 SLR Digital Camera Kit with Nikon 18-105mm VR Lens

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Posted by hendric at 9:43 AM

January 19, 2012

New Nikon D4 vs. D3s - what's new?


King is dead, long live the king! Actually it won't be that long, because life cycle of the cameras are shorter and shorter, but still... The D3 came to the market in august 2007 which might seems as a long time ago, but it's gone through the facelift in October 2009, and re-name itself to D3s, so in fact the current version had lived only for 2 years. Than there was D3X announced in December 2008 with double mega pixel count, but slower shutter aimed to the market where resolution is a Holy Bible and speed is forbidden. Brothers had lived happily together, until now...

Now, there is a new kid on the block, top of the food chain, Japanese crown jewel, the best what camera world can offer. Well, at least 35 mm world to be precise, because it could upset some medium format system owners. Anyway, the all new Nikon D4 is here and there are two questions to be answered. Firstly, how already insane ISO 102400 can be raised up to 204800 and still be useful and secondly, where Nikon get that idea to replace two top models with only one flagship, because it sounds a bit let's say familiar to me.

Unfortunately, as I have no idea about one of them (ISO) and have only small suspicion about the other one and it actually might not be true, I am probably not the right person to waste your time with the answers to that. Well, here is the third question then and that is how different (read better) is D4 in comparison to D3s. Of course, as every new release in every industry it'll be faster, smarter and everything, but let's have a closer look to the main features.

Basics numbers:

New D4 is taking 16,2 MP to the megapixel race with the competition against 12,1 MP in D3s. Sensor is exactly the same size in both cameras (36 x 23,9 mm), what is logically making one pixel smaller in D4 (7,3 micro metre) than in D3s (8,45 micro metre). Pixel size can look like a WTH??? information, but in fact is quite important, because the bigger the pixel, the more light sensitive it is, which means it can memorize more light data and at the end it is creating better images and that is all what matters. And that is a pub argument tip why your mate's 15 MP compact is not even in the same sport than full frame DSLR. 

Maximum picture resolution is 4928 x 3280 in D4 and 4256 x 2832 in D3s. More is still better. And nothing is better than more fps, in fact D4 can make 10 fps in full frame format and you can even talk it to the 11, but you must lock your AF on your first frame, where D3s was capable of 9 in FX mode, or 11 in DX (cropped) mode. They both have 51 AF points. 

ISO range in old D3s was normally 200 - 12800, boosted form 100 to mentioned 102400, where D4 can do bottom 100 as a standard to 12800, which can be boosted to 50 at the bottom and 204800 at the top. It will probably create some desperate looking pictures, but desperate times call for desperate measures and if you'll ever need it, the possibility is there. 

Dimension-wise, the  D4 with 1180 grams is 60 grams I was going to say lighter, but I'll say less heavy than D3s with 1240 grams, even though it's a bit bigger - 160 x 157 x 91 mm for D4 against 160 x 157 x 88 mm for D3s. So let's sum it up.

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Key changes:

Let's start with the probably biggest change against D3s and that is D4's video ability. D4 is capable to do a 1080p full HD video at 24 fps now, where D3s could do only 720p also at 24 fps, which was quite a handicap against competition. 

Changes from still shooting point of view are not that dramatic, but picture quality was quite impressive in D3s anyway. Of course, there are tweaks to make it even better, such as new 91.000 pixel metering sensor instead of 1.005 pixels sensor in D3s. This sensor is not there just for metering, but it will do the subject tracking, white balance and it also allow you to do "face detection" shooting through the viewfinder. It also has got improved AF system called "Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX" with 51 AF points. Now if you'd like to ask where the difference is, because same thing was in D3s, I'll give you a hint. There is no "Advanced" in D3s system. And if something is not advanced, it won't focus every one from 10 pictures you'll take per second with D4. 

To make sure everything captured at the speed will be also precessed at the speed, there is new EXPEED 3 image processor, which will send data do the completely new high speed memory card technology called XQD. No, you don't have to trash you CF cards, D4 will take those as well. Thanks to that D4 will do 100 RAWs or 200 JPEGs at one burst, where D3s is far behind with "only" 40 RAWs, or 130 JPEGs.

And that's about it. Nikon with D4 improved what was already a standard in its class and by adding an HD video, Nikon has erased the gap against its rivals.

Posted by pkuzmin at 8:43 PM

Coolpix special refurbished deals

Adorama_160x50.gifAdorama today announced a bunch of Coolpix refurbished specials.

Posted by hendric at 5:20 PM

January 13, 2012

Free Eyepiece with every Rain Cover

For a limited time you can get a free eyepiece with Think Tank Photo’s Think Tank Photo’s Hydrophobia  rain covers.  The Hydrophobia 70-200 and  Hydrophobia 70-200 Flash rain covers accommodate a DSLR with up to a 70-200 lens and, in the latter, a flash.  Its Hydrophobia 300-600 rain cover protects a DSLR with a super telephoto lens (300 f2.8 up to a 600 f4) attached, with the lens hood in position.  These heavy-duty rain covers provide protection during even the toughest downpours, wind storms, or other challenging conditions. What's more, you can actually attach your DSLR and simply carry it by the rain cover.  The sleeves are big enough to not only let you control the camera (with the help of a clear window around back), but swap out batteries or memory cards as well.  When you check out of the shopping cart you will be asked which eyepiece you would like to receive for free.

Click here or on the Banner below to take advantage. 

  Free Eyepiece + Free Gear with Every Rain Cover

Posted by hendric at 1:32 PM

Nikonians Photo Professors launch first Podcast

IR-PRO_L_99.jpgNikon photo enthusiasts looking for a series of free podcasts designed to enhance their image making skills have a new "must listen"  resource. The first podcast in the new Nikonians Photo Professors podcast series debuts this week, hosted by Rick Paul and Rick Hulbert.  

Download Nikonians Photo Professors #1 (NPC-PP-2012-01-01.mp3; 52:35; MP3 format)

Their free podcast is ready for direct download and it is also available in the podcast section of the Apple iTunes store (also free).

Nikonians Photo Professors Rick Paul and Rick Hulbert combine 60 years of professional and successful photography experience in the newest podcast series available through starting January 15th. P-PROFS_450.jpgRick Paul has supplemented his 25-year career as an Aerospace Engineer by creating and developing a successful wedding photography and portrait photography business in addition to his success as a stock photographer. Rick has honed his instructional skills teaching photography skills to company factory workers.

Rick Hulbert has leveraged his 35-year background in architecture and urban design as a springboard for his current activities as an instructor and lecturer and workshop leader in the areas of architectural, travel, street and urban photography.

The Nikonians Photo Professors credit Jason Odell and Rick Walker, longtime podcast veterans of more than 150 Nikonians Image Doctors episodes for their inaugural work in generating interest in the field of photography-oriented podcasts. While preparing for the debut episode they consulted with Jason Odell and arranged to book him as their first guest.

The professors pay homage to the Nikonians motto: Share, Learn, Inspire by structuring the podcast format to those three elements.

Each monthly episode will share information on new gear, assist in learning with the help of special guests and inspire creative techniques with an emphasis on basics (meaning no need for purchasing new equipment).

If you have any questions, suggestions or comments to share with the Nikonians Photo Professors you can email them as a team at
and individually at or

You can follow podcast show notes and background information at the Nikonians Photo Professors blog page.



Posted by hendric at 12:45 PM

January 12, 2012

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January 9, 2012

Berger Bros Camera gears up for Nikon D4 rush

Berger-Spec-thu_88.jpgThe newly announced Nikon D4 will make a splashy public debut at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week and behind the scenes, camera retailers will be confirming their pre-orders.

Berger-Sppt_250.jpgThe Berger Bros. Camera team has already announced their pre-order arrival date as February 16. They assure their customers that credit cards will not be charged until the item ships.

Nikonians members have a direct line to the the team by checking our Ask Berger Bros Camera forum.

As mentioned in a recent entry in the forum shipments will be done on a first come first serve basis.

Posted by flashdeadline at 3:13 PM

January 8, 2012

Nikonians Behind the Lens #14

On this edition of Nikonians Behind the Lens, Ray speaks with Belgian photographer Pascal Baetens.
Talking Points for Behind the Lens #14
-Happy 2012
-Pascal Baetens, 1978
-Pascal's different photographic genresbaetens.jpg
-Nude photography, Europe vs USA
-Salve Mater
-Pascal's photographic inspiration
-Pascal on his success
-Published books and "Friends of Pascal"
-Pascal's "Words of Wisdom"

Download Nikonians Behind the Lens #14 (NPC-BTL-2012-01-02.mp3;
21:40; 19.8MB; MP3 format)

Pascals website

Thank you for joining me.

Your Nikonians podcaster Ray Valdovinos

Posted by rayvaldovinos at 1:48 AM

January 6, 2012

Glamour Photography workshop confirmed!

It all seems to be quite easy. You can see those pictures around you, they are everywhere. Beautiful models are smiling at you from every poster at the shopping mall, from the every second page of your wife's glossy magazine and even at the grocery shop from that reduced fat yoghurt. I bet every one of you has thought at least once, that it would be great if you would be that guy looking at that girl through your viewfinder and you would press the shutter to make your name appear in the small prints at the bottom of the picture and you would make your pub friends jealous telling them you made that picture above the bar. 

Well why not? What do you need for that? First thing you'll need, of course, is the camera and some lenses. Check. Off camera flash, eventually reflector. Check. Studio lights. Check. Well you don't actually need to have those, you can hire a studio, there you have backgrounds as well. Check. And I'm pretty sure you can find some decent looking girl to stand in front of your camera. Now you got all equipment together, studio booked and the model in the changing room. Plenty of guys have done it before and many will do in future. So, how hard can it be?

As it probably will turns out, quite hard... Light is not quite right, camera lives its own life no matter what you do with it, flashes wouldn't flash and model is all confused. After an hour of hard work you have some pictures, but they are nothing like those you've seen in the magazine and you'll soon realize it's been quite a disaster. 

If you haven't completely written off your new career as a glamour photographer, next time you should really know what you are doing. And you'll probably will find pretty difficult to get better opportunity than Glamour Photography workshop which Nikonians Academy Europe has prepared for you with Giuseppe Circhetta in 28 - 29 of January 2012 in Legnano (Milan) in Italy.

Here you'll learn what equipment you really need and how to get best result out of your camera. You will have an idea why the light is so important to the picture and you will know how to set it and how to manipulate it. Once you'll handle your equipment, you will focus at the model and you will be able to communicate with her in the right way to instruct her to do what do you want. Doesn't that sounds great?! After the shoot you'll be shown how to make your pictures look like they are from the fashion poster. Your instructor for the weekend will be Giuseppe Circhetta, our fashion and beauty expert. For detailed information about this workshop, please click here. We are looking forward to meet you there!

The Glamour workshop has now been confirmed to go through. So if you were holding off booking or making travel arrangements in case the workshop got cancelled, you can safely book now!

Posted by pkuzmin at 9:54 AM

Nikon unveils new FX format flagship and new lens

logo_nikon.gifNikon has announced their newest new FX-format camera and a medium format telephoto lens.

The Nikon D4 and AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G lens announcement comes just in time for the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week.

Nikon-D4.jpgNikon's official D4 brochure is available for download.

Sample images are also available.

The Tokyo Press Release (in English) is available through the Nikon global site.

Nikon USA's official press release is also available

Moderating Team member Ned S. Levi (Ned_L) has started a discussion thread in the English Café to help gather up the reactions of our members.

Highlights of the Nikon D4 DSLR
• 16.1 megapixel FX format CMOS sensor
• ISO range from 100-12,800, expandable from 50-204,800
• 10 fps with full AF/ AE or 11 fps with AF locked
• Magnesium alloy body sealed to resist the elements
• Accepts CF and new XQD memory card format
• 91,000 pixel 3D Matrix Metering system
• 15 cross type points, with nine points that work with lens speeds of f/8 and below
• Advanced video features
• Uncompressed HDMI out
• Mic and audio jacks
• Full 1080p in FX, DX and 2.7X crop modes
• Full manual control of Exposure
• Available February for $5999.95

Nikon USA's Press Release on the new lens follows:

MELVILLE, N.Y. (January 5, 2012) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the addition of the new AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G FX-format lens to its legendary line of NIKKOR lenses. The new 85mm is a fast, fixed focal-length lens with medium telephoto capabilities and a large maximum aperture of f/1.8 that is capable of performing a wide variety of imaging tasks with amazing sharpness and clarity.

AFS_85_1_8G.jpg“Whether a professional photographer who needs extreme sharpness or a photo enthusiast looking for an affordable, lightweight lens with amazing clarity, Nikon photographers appreciate and rely on the vast selection and dependability of NIKKOR lenses for their imaging needs,” said Lisa Osorio, general manager of marketing at Nikon Inc. “The new 85mm f/1.8 is fully optimized for capturing amazing photos and videos, while providing the ability to utilize background blur to compliment the subject of their photo.”

A welcome addition to Nikon’s growing line of versatile prime lenses, the new AF- NIKKOR 85mm is ideal for travel, general photography, low-light, landscape, portraiture and capturing movies with extreme depth of field. The 85mm is designed to capture photos utilizing beautiful image blur achieved due to its large maximum aperture. Furthermore, the lens is lightweight, easy to carry, and provides an equivalent focal length of 127mm when attached to a Nikon DX-format D-SLR camera body.

The construction of the 85mm f/1.8 consists of nine optical elements, with a seven-blade diaphragm which contributes to a substantially more circular bokeh for a natural appearance to out-of-focus background elements. Additionally, instances of lens flare and chromatic aberration are suppressed using Nikon’s exclusive Super Integrated Coatings, which also help ensure vividly accurate color balance.

The new lens also comes equipped with a carefully engineered optical system optimized to deliver superior image quality. The integration of an ultra-compact Silent Wave Motor (SWM) ensures fast, whisper-quiet AF operation, which is essential when recording movies. The 85mm also features two focus modes, M/A (manual-priority autofocus) and M (manual) to further enhance versatility and adapt to a shooters needs. Additionally, Internal Focus (IF) design prevents the front element from rotating, allowing for the use of filters and attachments.

Price and Availability
The lightweight AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G will be available in March 2012 for a SRP* of $499.95. For more information, please visit

To see the new AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G lens and other new Nikon products, visit Nikon at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at booth # 11039 from January 10-13th, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.

Posted by flashdeadline at 5:44 AM

January 3, 2012

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January 1, 2012

Nikonians Academy launches 2012 calendar

Nikonians-Academy-News-Bog.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen has been coordinating an aggressive new schedule for the new year. Mike tells us the highlights include more adventure trips and a new instructor who is very familiar to the Nikonians community.

in_the_field_1.jpg Here is Mike's report:

Thank you very much to all of our Nikonians Academy attendees who participated in workshops with us in 2011. All of us at the Academy are grateful for your support and enthusiasm for photography. We truly couldn't offer our workshops without you, and look forward to the next time we meet.

Our 2011 photo adventures truly spanned the globe while we taught photography to hundreds and hundreds of Nikonians, Canonites and Pentaxians. We have more photo adventures waiting for you in 2012 and we've only just begun adding workshops to the calendar.

Now, with eight professional instructors, we bring you topics that range from learning your cameras to studio photography to architectural photography to software to landscape photography to safaris in far off places around the world. In addition, we have more adventure trips in 2012 than we've ever scheduled.

RichardHulbert_175.jpgSpeaking of new instructors, I'd like to formally announce the addition of Rick Hulbert to the Nikonians Academy instructor team. Rick has honed his photography skills over decades and is well known for his artistic images and humorous approach to teaching.

Rick's first workshops for the Nikonians Academy will be a new series titled Urban Photography, How to Photograph Built Environments Including Architecture and Other Places for People.

These four-day workshops are scheduled all over North America and are aimed at learning how to incorporate Architecture into your travel and people photography.

Rick has been instructing at the famous Vancouver Photo Workshops Studio and is also an Academician in the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts.

Our schedule kicks off in January with workshops in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco and Seattle.
- Orlando has most workshops almost sold out with a few seats remaining in the Nikon D700/D3/D3x/D3s Workshop on January 19th.
- Fort Lauderdale has seats available for Nikon D700/D3/D3s/D3x, Nikon iTTL Wireless Flash CLS, Master Adobe Lightroom 3, Master Nikon D300/D300s
- San Francisco we're running Master Nikon D300/D300s, The Passionate Photographer, Master Nikon D7000/D90/D80, Master Nikon D700/D3/D3x/D3s
- Seattle we're running Master Nikon D700/D3/D3x/D3s, Nikon iTTL Wireless Flash CLS, Master Adobe Lightroom 3

YOSF_05_250.jpgFebruary brings our first travel photography workshop called Yosemite in
A Season of Contrast -- from Feb 16 through the 19th.

Yosemite in the winter time is a photo adventure that everyone should participate in at least once in their lifetime.

Also, we'll be in Phoenix, Arizona running Master the Nikon D7000/D90/D80 and Master Adobe Lightroom 3.

March is a big month with workshops in Los Angeles CA, Dallas TX, Austin TX, Toronto ON, Montreal QC and Death Valley in the Spring.

We are still adding more workshops to the schedule for 2012, but a quick check of our calendar shows additional workshops including:
Denver CO, Seattle WA, Big Sur CA, Page AZ, Toronto ON, Moab UT, Yosemite CA, Yellowstone NP WY, Grand Teton NP WY, Giant Redwoods CA, DSLR Video & Cinematography, Alaska Wildlife, Eastern Sierra & Owens Valley CA, Galapagos Islands, Albuquerque Balloon Festival, Acadia NP Maine, and Tanzania Africa.

We look forward to meeting you at a workshop soon.
Also, stay tuned for more workshops in your city.
Mike Hagen,
Nikonians Academy

Posted by flashdeadline at 5:10 PM