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April 28, 2016

10% off on all used gear for Silver, Gold and Platinum

Starting now and for the rest of 2016, we are happy to announce that our members on Silver, Gold and Platinum level have 10% off on all gear at UsedPhotoPro.com - Visit your rewards page and use the discount code when you are checking out.

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April 27, 2016

Get published with your best Nikon D500 image

We are working on getting the best images together for the upcoming NikoniansPress Rocky Nook book "Mastering your Nikon D500" by Digital Darrell.

If you have an excellent D500 shot, this is a good chance to get more visibility still.

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Nikonians Academy gateway to CreativeLive discount

CRLV-BOX-OUTLINE-sq_110.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen tells us our partnership with CreativeLive leads to a heads up on special offers:
"CreativeLive is offering 25% off all landscape photography workshops. These workshops are from some of the best photographers in the industry and cover everything from composition to post-processing to drone photography."

Offer: 25% off Outside Photography Sale at CreativeLive
This offer is valid only up to May 1, 2016.

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Steve Academy_Cuba_SQ_Music_110.jpgSimon's Cuba - The Passionate Street Photographer Workshop is almost filled.

We have just a couple of seats remaining for the May 28 - June 3, 2016 adventure.

Steve is taking his Cuba street smarts and combining them with his decades of knowledge as a documentary photographer to bring you this unique and special trip.
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hagen_iceland_hdr_300.jpgMike Hagen's photography trip to Iceland this July combines all the essential elements for a top-tier photography trip:

• Unbelievable landscapes
• Beautiful wildlife
• Private access to unique locations
• Excellent food
• Knowledgeable and helpful leaders

Mike Hagen and his business partner Tim Vollmer are experts at leading photography trips in this beautiful island nation. They can't wait to show you everything they know about Iceland and photography.

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Nikon D7200 Firmware update available

NIKON-LOGO-SQ-125.jpg Nikon's Service and Support download center has a firmware update available for the Nikon D7200.

The update covers issues in the setup menu, audio static, handling of RAW processes and proper display of leap years.

Go to the Download Center for details.

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April 26, 2016

How are we performing?

How do you like our new servers at nikonians.org? We have migrated to improved hardware, new disk arrays and other cool stuff. You should feel the improved response, do you?

Let us know how your access to Nikonians works.

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Weekly Hot-5 - April 25 - 2016

WH5-x2-SQ_110.jpgWhat's "hot" this week in our forums?

Our editorial staff and Moderating Team members run across much more topics and images than the average member, and we realize a lot of very interesting material deserves to be highlighted and shared in our community.

The Weekly Hot 5 Blog encourages you to join in the discussions, or have a look at a photo that we think will inspire you to grab your Nikon gear and capture equally outstanding images.

We start with this image:

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Check his post for a closer look at his sample photo to see why Larry calls his new D500 "one bird shooting machine."


WH5-SQ-2_75x75.jpg------------------------------------------------------ Robert Kusztos (PhotoRoberto) from Pennsylvania, USA tells us he finally entered the FX world and he's happy with the results.  

He titles his post: The D610 rocks! Initial impressions. 

If you are still looking for member reviews on the Nikon D610, this is a good read. 


WH5-SQ-3_75x75.jpg------------------------------------------------------ Silver member D. Eric Johnson (Eric J) from Michigan, USA is having difficulties obtaining sharp images. Don't we all have that problem at one time or another? 


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But, in his case, with his level of experience and the gear he is using, he shouldn't be having this problem. Have a look at his post, along with the sample image, and see if you can help him out. 


WH5-SQ-4_75x75.jpg------------------------------------------------------ Silver member Wen Wu (wwp512) from New Mexico, USA  has been shooting portraits using IR.


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If you have been thinking about trying out your skills at IR portraiture, read his post and replies. 
Want to learn more? Check this post for technical background. 


WH5-SQ-5_75x75.jpg------------------------------------------------------Silver member Paul Sharp (nzyme) from New Zealand has nailed the proper technique for "Prop Blur." 


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If you are new to aircraft in flight photography,"prop blur" may seem like a strange goal. It's desired because a slight blur shows motion. 

For more background  we have an entire series of posts by members discussing the technique. 

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April 21, 2016

Fundraising crosses 20k barrier

Nikonians fundraising campaign has just reached 20k USD.

Thanks to all who have contributed so far, and don't miss out on the special challenge we have for today and tomorrow.

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Think Tank Photo unveils new gear for spring

think-tank-sq_120.jpgOur friends at Think Tank Photo are celebrating the spring season with the release of their largest photography lighting rolling bag ever and additions to the popular Retrospective shoulder bag series.

The Production Manager 50 is a professional strength, high-capacity rolling case is designed for lighting gear.

It serves as the most efficient way to safely transport a large amount of equipment.
Professionals will appreciate the robust design of this large roller with room for C-stands, multiple flash heads, power packs, monoblocks, softboxes, and light-stands.

Professionals will appreciate the robust design of this large roller with room for C-stands, multiple flash heads, power packs, monoblocks, softboxes, and light-stands.
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Key Features Include:
• Custom, shock-absorbing wheels are wide-set to minimize tipping
• Reinforced handles on four sides for easy loading and unloading from your vehicle by two people
• Fully customizable interior includes dividers to protect small and large lighting equipment including C-stands and large modifiers
• Large front zippered pocket for reflectors, umbrellas, extension cords, cables, etc.
• Attachments for light-stands or tripods on both sides (straps included)
• Rigid shell and stiffened dividers ensures protection for your gear
• Lock the main compartment and secure your bag with the included lock and cable
• Replaceable bracket assembly protects axle from impact
• Highest quality materials including YKK RC Fuse zippers, 1680D ballistic nylon, and super-stick velex
• Large interior mesh pockets for organizing your pocket wizards, gels, cords, tape, batteries, and other accessories
• Ergonomic top handle for rolling or carrying by two people
Think-Tank-Production-Manager-B_325.jpg• Velex wrapped dividers for extra durability and longevity
• Adjustable lid straps keep bag open and accessible
• Rear skid rails and custom wheel housings allow you to load and unload from a vehicle with ease
• Business card holder on top panel for easy identification
• User replaceable wheels and hardware
• ID plate can be registered on the Think Tank website to aid in locating your lost or stolen bag
• Seam-sealed rain cover included

Despite the size, the case only weighs 20.7 to 29.8 pounds (9.4-13.5 kg) -- depending on the accessory configuration.
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Retrospective 6 Shoulder Bag

Designed with Mirrorless systems in mind, the multipurpose Retrospective 6 also accommodates both standard and gripped DSLRs.
Think-Tank-Retrospective-6-Pinestone-A-350.jpgThis ideal size bag is versatile enough to be used as a lens changer or walk-around bag.

Key Features Include:
• Soft and form fitting with minimalist outer appearance
• Hook-and-loop "Sound Silencers" offer discretion
• Expandable front pocket fits an 8" tablet
• Ideal size for Mirrorless systems, but also accommodates a gripped DSLR
• Included sub-dividers are ideal for the small lenses of Mirrorless systems
• Collapsible interior pockets
• Organizer pocket
• Wide back storage pocket
• Removable carrying handle
• Adjustable shoulder strap with cushioned non-slip pad
• Webbing loops to accommodate modular pouches or carabiner
• Seam-sealed rain cover included

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April 20, 2016

Nikon announces delays

NIKON-LOGO-SQ-125.jpgThe Nikon Corporate Press Room has released two updates posted April 20, 2016.

The news provided:
The new Nikon compact digital cameras, COOLPIX A300 and B500 will be available in May 2016, the COOLPIX A900 and B700 will arrive in July 2016 and the Nikon KeyMission 360 action camera will be available in October 2016 as more time is required for software adjustment.
The new COOLPIX products were originally scheduled for release in April and the KeyMission 360 action camera was announced for a spring 2016 release.

In addition, the premium compact cameras, Nikon DL18-50 f/1.8-2.8, DL24-85 f/1.8-2.8, and DL24-500 f/2.8-5.6, will be delayed due to the serious issues with the integrated circuit for image processing built into the three new premium compact cameras, originally scheduled for a June 2016 release.

The new release date has yet to be determined and we will announce the information as soon as it is decided.

The effects of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes

The suppliers of parts for Nikon products such as digital cameras with interchangeable lenses, interchangeable lenses, and compact digital cameras, which include those mentioned above, were affected by the series of earthquakes that started on April 14 in Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan, and this will inevitably impact our production and sales.
We are currently investigating the situation, and we will announce the details as soon as they are confirmed.

We sincerely apologize to our customers, business partners and all those who have expressed interest in these models for the delays.

We are making every effort to bring these models to market at the earliest possible date without compromising on our standards and the total Nikon product experience.

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Android Nikon "SnapBridge" App Now Available

SnapBridge_Nikon_120.jpgHere's the latest update on SnapBridge courtesy of the Nikon USA Press Room:

MELVILLE, NY - April 19, 2016 -- Nikon has released the Android™ version of the SnapBridge app, which enables constant connection of a compatible Nikon digital camera to a smart device using Bluetooth® low energy technology.

SnapBridge Microsite: http://snapbridge.nikon.com/

SnapBridge is an app that offers users a number of convenient services by utilizing Bluetooth® low energy technology to enable seamless connection of a Nikon digital camera to a smart device, all while consuming very little power.

SnapBridge can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store® and Google Play™. The iOS version of the app is scheduled to be available from the App Store® later this summer.

The new Nikon D500 being discussed here, will feature SnapBridge technology.

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Nikon D500 summary

The Nikon D500 seems to be in high demand and our members are waiting for their preorders to be fulfilled.

While we wait, we have this D500 information to digest, including the D500 user manual - enjoy!

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Fundraising challenge 21st - 22nd of April 2016

One of our existing donors to the Fundraising Campaign has issued a challenge: the member will match the total of all donations received on Thursday April 21st and Friday April 22nd.

Here's a chance to double the impact of your contribution at no additional cost to you. There is an upper limit to the total match, but let's see if we can exceed it!

When making your contribution, be sure to let us list the amount of your contribution, even if you want to remain anonymous, so that we can maximize the match.

Our Fundraising Campaign page.

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April 19, 2016

Nikonians Academy Spotlight - Simon, Hagen, Hulbert

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Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen tells us the coming months will feature some of the most popular workshops and adventures on the curriculum for 2016.

Steve Simon has three upcoming Passionate Street Photographer workshops in May and June.

Join him in New York City or in Havana, Cuba for some of the best photo inspiration money can buy.



Steve bases his workshops off of his best-selling book, The Passionate Photographer, Ten Steps Toward Becoming Great.

SteveSimon_125.jpgHe has worked hard to put together itineraries, critiques and shooting scenarios that teach participants how to hone their vision and craft.

His upcoming classes are:

May 13-15 - New York City
May 28-June 3 - Havana, Cuba
June 16-21 - New York City


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Mike-Hagen-125.jpgMike Hagen's annual Iceland Photo and Bird Adventure gets better every year:

"We keep refining our trip to make the most of the nesting puffins and the stunning landscapes.

After having led many trips to Iceland, we know the area well and are able to provide trip participants with a unique Icelandic adventure they'll never forget."

Join Mike and his business partner, Tim Vollmer for this Summer's Iceland trip, July 17-24, 2016.
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Africa-Hagen.jpgOur Africa wildlife photo safari is all set to go for this November.

We still have a couple of seats available for individual photographers or for traveling couples.

This is our premiere photo trip and is a journey into wild savannas, dense forests, and towering acacia trees.

Prepare to shoot thousands of photos per day during our trip and watching in awe over the incredible diversity of birds, mammals and reptiles.

Our trip runs November 4-15, 2016.
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Hulbert_175.jpgRick Hulbert's Urban and Street Photography workshop in Chicago now has a venue.


We'll be hosting our 4-day workshop in downtown Chicago at the Chicago River Hotel.

This beautiful hotel is located in the heart of the city and will provide a perfect base for our daily classroom sessions and field photography sessions.

Sign up for the workshop here.

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Nikon provides aid to 2016 Kumamoto earthquake victims

NIKON-LOGO-SQ-125.jpgThe Nikon Group has announced financial aid following earthquake activity this past weekend.

Announcement from Nikon News:
April 18, 2016 -
The Nikon group would like to express its profound sympathy and condolences to the victims of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, which took place after April 14, 2016.

In response to this tragedy and to extend an immediate support to its victims and affected areas, the Nikon group has decided to donate the following assistance: Cash donation 5 million yen (Nikon group total)

The allocation and timing of the donation are now under consideration. The Nikon group sincerely hopes for the earliest possible recovery from this disaster.

UPDATE
On April 21, 2016 Nikon Group increased the scope of their support for earthquake victims:

The Nikon group has decided the increased donation for the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake than the announcement on April 18, to expand further support in consideration of the disaster situation.
Cash donation: 10 million yen (Nikon group total)
Donee: Japanese Red Cross Society

With this change, furthermore we have started a fund-raising activity by directors and employees and donate it as the matching gifts of the Nikon group after the end of this activity. And we continuing every effort to support for recovery of our customer plant affected by the disaster.

The Nikon Group would express our profound sympathy and heartfelt concern to those individuals and families suffering from the disaster and sincerely hope for safety and swift recovery of the people and areas.


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April 18, 2016

Weekly Hot-5 - April 18 - 2016

WH5-SQ-4-18-2016_110.jpgWhat's "hot" this week in our forums?

Our editorial staff and Moderating Team members run across much more topics and images than the average member, and we realize a lot of very interesting material deserves to be highlighted and shared in our community.

The Weekly Hot 5 Blog, posted on Mondays, encourages you to join in the discussions, or have a look at a photo that we think will inspire you to grab your Nikon gear and capture equally outstanding images.

WH5-SQ-1_75x75.jpg------------------------------------------------------ This week we start with a series of images posted by Silver member Linwood Ferguson (Ferguson) from Florida, USA. WH5-4-18-2016-baseball_325.jpg

Linwood walks us through D5 Baseball high ISO Samples 













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Gold member Willard C. Kennedy (Bill Kennedy) from Virginia, USA is wondering how our members are cleaning their lens cloths. 
You know what he means. 
Once that cloth is exposed to detergents and fabric softeners, you get nothing but slime on your lenses. 

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Gold member Godofredo Baylon (GBaylon) from Ontario, Canada impresses us once again with a unique Digital Artistry contest entry that includes a mini "how it was done" addition.

Thanks Godofredo!














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Kenneth Crouch (Gandalf1951) from Virginia, USA says he is an "Old Nikon user trying to return to photography."
 
He had plenty of experience in years past but now says: "I'm a little over a year from retirement and we're starting to travel more even now and I think I would like to try to get back into photography, but I have many concerns and questions."

Are you in the same boat? Check the replies so far. 

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Here is an image currently in the lead in the Micro and Macro March Contest:

Take a look at the competition and place your votes. 

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Server issue 2016-04-18

We are having an issue with our servers making several parts of nikonians.org and related sites not reachable. We are working on this issue and expect it to be fixed within the next few hours. Please try accessing us in a while again.

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April 17, 2016

Popular photography articles for beginners

We have many articles that can be helpful for learning photography. A good place to start is our how-to article section.

Some of our popular how-to articles are:

Learn composition

Other articles you may find helpful


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White background at Nikonians

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As you probably know, you can select if you want to have black or white background in the Nikonians forums by using the top right arrow icon.

We are introducing this "theme" aka "skin" selector for more parts of Nikonians in the coming days. Next area to get this treatment is the article section.

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April 14, 2016

In own cause

boandjrp2015_400pix.jpegThanks to our many supporters, we have been able to improve the Nikonians site giving the community an even better place to be.

The fundraising campaign started in August 2015 and is now reaching its final stage. We need your support and hope that you can contribute, any amount counts.

Ramón and I are continuing to lead the changes at Nikonians and there are many items on the list, some of them are due out later this year, like improved photo management and redesign of the display of photographs in our galleries.

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April 12, 2016

Nikonians Academy Steve Simon's First Look: Nikon DL's

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Steve Simon just finished up shooting the promotional campaign for Nikon's new camera release, the DL series.

Nikon asked him to photograph Cuba with the DL24-85 and the DL18-50 because he knows the area so well. 

Steve is taking that vast Cuba knowledge and running a new photo workshop for us called Cuba - The Passionate Street Photographer.

See Steve's DL camera report here.

Read more about the Cuba workshop here
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Rick Hulbert's Urban and Street Photography workshops are some of the best in the industry.

 Last week, Rick and Mike Hagen ran a series of workshops in The Woodlands Texas where attendees spent two days learning Rick's unique approach to photographing architecture and people.

At right are a couple of shots from his class using techniques Rick taught to the workshop participants.

Rick's next Urban and Street Photography workshop is set for Chicago Illinois (September 15-18, 2016) and we'd love to have you along for the trip.

This workshop has a  maximum enrollment of 10 people.

This workshop is designed to get you to think about concepts in Urban Photography that you hadn't thought of or considered before. 

That is, admittedly a rather bold statement. 

However, that is exactly what this four-day experience will achieve.

You will discover how to better frame and crop your images using the long established principles of fine art painting and drawing.

You will learn how to create jaw-dropping images that will be the envy of both your friends and potential future clients.

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For travel photographers, nothing beat's Iceland's stunning landscapes and beautiful birds. 

Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen is headed to Iceland this July and would love to have you along for a trip of a lifetime.

Mike has coordinated the trip so we take advantage of summer's best weather while also coinciding with the puffin nesting season. 

Join Mike on his Iceland Photo and Bird Adventure photo tour (July 17-24, 2016).

During your journey, you will photograph some of the most amazing scenery and wildlife Iceland has to offer. From verdant rolling hills to rugged mountains, the landscapes of Iceland are famous for their interplay between light and sky.

Mike also included a few photo sessions with some famous bird populations to stoke your wildlife photography

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Our partnership with CreativeLive continues to grow and CreativeLive keeps adding new video training content to their website.

Their library of online workshops is quite extensive and you'll love what they have to offer our Nikonians community. 

Check out the Nikonians page at CreativeLive for workshops selected by Mike Hagen here.

Soon, Mike will be teaching new classes for CreativeLive that will also be available to watch live or download from their library.

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Weekly Hot 5 - Topics Trending

WH5-WK-1-SQ_110.jpgWhat's "hot" this week in our forums?

Our editorial staff and Moderating Team members run across much more topics and images than the average member, and we realized a lot of very interesting material deserves to be highlighted and shared in our community.

Our Weekly Hot 5 Blog will be posted on Mondays and we encourage you to join in the discussions, or have a look at a photo that we think will inspire you to grab your Nikon gear and capture equally outstanding images.

This week we take a look at two identical images (except for lack of color in one). We let you decide which is best. We also ask members what they do with their lens boxes, and we pass on a question regarding handheld usage of the Nikon D8xxx series cameras.

WH5-SQ-1_75x75.jpgWe start with this image: WH5-1_450.jpg It's one of five images currently being polled in the Poll - March Assignment - Hands. Your votes are invited. The monthly Assignments Administrator is Rob Migliaccio (rmigliaccio) and he tells us the April Assignment (Feet) is wide open with no entries as of Monday evening.

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Silver member Sheri Becker (SheriB) is moving out from her farm and she's asking whether or not she should be keeping her lens boxes during the move.

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Silver member Larry CdeBaca (elcee) has posted two shots -- one in color and the other in black and white. Our members are weighing in on which has the best impact.


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Silver member James Reynolds from Texas, USA has images (and background story) of a wrecked plane taken underwater near Oahu, Hawaii.


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Is the Nikon D8xxx series of cameras your best choice if you shoot primarily without a tripod?
Silver member Rick Horn (mma2) from California, USA prefers hand held shooting, but he's concerned about some comments in our forums about vibrations and resolution. Check the answers so far and add your own opinions.

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April 6, 2016

Nikonians Academy adding new workshops

Academy-Budapest-SQ_120.jpgSteve Simon's world-famous Passionate Photographer workshops are back!

Steve has planned three new workshops, two in New York City and one in Cuba scheduled in May and June.

He has lead workshops all over the world, including Mentor Series, Macworld, PhotoPlus Expo and Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai. 

Here are the three workshops with dates:

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► The Passionate Street Photographer 3-Day Intensive; starting May 13, 2016 in New York City 

► Cuba - The Passionate Street Photographer; starting May 28, 2016 in Havana, Cuba 

► The Passionate Street Photographer 6-Day Workshop; starting June 16, 2016 in New York City

They are all based on his best-selling book The Passionate Photographer. 

These workshops vary in length from 3-days to 6-days and are designed for different price points and experiences. Check out all three of Steve's workshops here.

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Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen's Iceland photo adventure is designed specifically for bird and landscape photography (July 17-24, 2016).

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You will go to a number of puffin rookeries in the pursuit of the perfect puffin picture. 

The adventure takes you to some of the most incredible landscape photography locations. 

Having traveled to Iceland many times over the years, Mike and his co-leader Tim Vollmer know the best spots for photography and are especially suited to treating you to the best Iceland photographic experience possible.

This workshop is strictly limited to a maximum of 10 participants. This means that you'll receive hands-on training from your workshop leaders every single day. 

Our goal is to help you capture incredible images and our small group size ensures you are well taken care of. 

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Rick Hulbert has just added a new workshop to Budapest, Hungary  (May 18-21, 2017).

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This is a unique workshop for a select few photographers and is designed to help photographers improve their urban and street photography craft.

Budapest straddles the banks of the iconic Danube River. 

The west bank is defined by the Buda Hills, the medieval Castle Quarter, the fanciful Fisherman's Bastion, and extensive Roman ruins and remnants from the Ottoman Turks who occupied the city for 150 years. 

The east bank, the Pest side, is the center of culture and commerce. Dominated by its neo-Gothic parliament building, the Danube Promenade is a World Heritage site, and the inner city is rich with historic monuments, markets, Bauhaus and art nouveau buildings, as well as Soviet-era housing projects.

 

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April 5, 2016

Congrats February Contest winners

Contest-Feb-2016-SQ_110.jpgNikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the February 2016 competitions.

Congratulations to our winners!

We encourage you to click on the links to each image for a closer look, with special attention to the Digital Artistry fruit slicing photo. Godofredo Baylon (GBaylon) includes a step by step "how-to" on how it was accomplished.

Our member driven competitions are unique in many ways.
Unlike most other photo competitions the workings of our contests are transparent.

Check our winning images legend below and scroll down for the names of the winners.

You can also go to our February Competition News Blog, where the image titles include links to the winning entries along with a look at the competition in each category.  

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1. Landscapes - "No manmade objects or people" theme winner Russ Glindmeier (russg) from Arizona, USA with his image titled Sunrise, White Sands National Monument.  

2. Macro - "Something Human" theme winner Jesse Martinez (jesse101) from with his image titled Laid back

3. Travel - "Water" theme winner Fred Laberge (labtrout) from Connecticut, USA with his image titled Early morning on Moose Pond.

4. Digital Artistry -  "Before and After" theme winner Godofredo Baylon (GBaylon) from Ontario, Canada with his image titled Fruit Ninja.

5. Online Assignment - "Ice" theme winner Dale Armstrong (Dgastrong) from Colorado, USA with his image titled Ice Crystals in the Morning.    

Interested in submitting your photos? 

If you want to participate, please be sure to enter one of the monthly competitions listed in David Summers' contest guide.

The Online Photo Assignments category is coordinated by Rob Migliaccio (rmigliaccio) from Rhode Island, USA. You can check his assignments updates here.
You still have time to enter the March Assignment.
The theme is Hands

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