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August 29, 2018

Self Portrait Challenge Winners

self-portrait-110px.JPG The Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge is complete.

Once again our members were able share their creative vision in creating portraits of themselves.

We are pleased to announce the Winner and four Honorable mentions. All five photographs will be advanced to the finals of the Best of Nikonians 2018.


The winning image is 'Catching a Bus' by Jim Davie (jay dee)

Honorable Mention is awarded to the following members.

'D7000 Creepy Eye' by Larry Mannino (Larry E30)

'Kayak Selfie' by Tom Egel (tegel)

'Editing' by Rick Moran (slopoki1)

'Boat Builder' by Michael Camann (mcamann)

Please stop by to see the full images and congratulate the winners, here.

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Be sure to get your images posted in the 2nd segment of teh Best of Nikoninas 2018 - Wondrous World of Fun and Games


Open for eneries untill July 15.

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August 11, 2018

August Contests

august-contests-110px.jpgAll of the August contests have been updated.

Contests are open in Wildlife, Landscape, Macro, Travel, and Digital Artistry Forums, as well as our Online Assignment.

Also the third segment of the Best of Nikonians 2018 is open for entries. The theme is The Wonders of Nature.

So, the challenge is on, lets see what Nikonians can do. The contests are open to Silver, Gold and Platinum members.

This month's themes are...

Wildlife > Departing or Rear Views
Landscape > Sunbursts
Macro/Closeup > Butterflies, Moths, and Skippers
Travel > Smiling Faces
Digital Artistry > Flowers
Online Assignment > Your Favorite Color

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Best of Nikonians, Segment 3 > The Wonders of Nature

In our first two segments where focused on people, this time we turn to nature for inspiration.

Let us see some photos of the wondrous natural surroundings ranging from our own backyards to far away natural sights around the world.

Open for entries until Sept 15, 2018 Click here to enter.

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Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge

This is a Special Edition Contest, an extension of our big annual contest. Up to five images from this challenge will be advanced to the finals of the Best of Nikonians 2018.

We are looking for your best self-portraits. Portraits can range from formal studio shots to fun creative shots, such as shadows, reflections, etc.

Open for entries until August 25, Click here to enter.

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Vote now!

Be sure to vote for your favorite images from the July contests. Voting is open to all registered members.

Here is a full list of Current Contest & Polls.

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August 7, 2018

Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge 2018

self-portrait-110px.JPG Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge 2018

This is a Special Edition Contest, an extension of our big annual contest. Up to five images from this challenge will be advanced to the finals of the Best of Nikonians 2018.

We are looking for your best self-portraits. Portraits can range from formal studio shots to fun creative shots, such as shadows, reflections, etc.

Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge will open for entries until August 25 2018.


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This contest is open only to Silver, Gold and Platinum members. The Nikonians Team is not eligible for this particular contest.

If you are currently a basic member there is still time to upgrade your membership and join the competition.

The Nikonians Team will choose the winner and 4 honorable mentions. All 5 images will be advanced to the finals of the Best of Nikonians 2018 contest.

The winner will be announced before the end of August and will be recognized in the Nikonians Blog and will receive a printable Certificate of Photographic Achievement.

We look forward to seeing how you fulfill this challenge!

Click Here to enter.

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August 3, 2018

June Winners Announced

june-winners-110px.jpg We are pleased to announce the winners of the June monthly contests.

All six images have been entered in the Annual Best of Nikonians 2018 Contest.

Follow the links below to see the full images and to congratulate the winners.


Wildlife: "Coming Out" by Rick Moran (slopoki1)

Landscape: "Merced River, Yosemite National Park" by Russ Glindmeier (russg)

Maco/Close-Up: "Dandelion and Dew" by Gerald Botkin (BayouBoy66)

Travel: "Fire Dancer" by Godfredo Baylon (GBaylon)

Digital Artistry: "Off to Nowhere" by Preston Moochnek (massulo)

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Don't forget about the Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge

Open for entries until August 25

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