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July 27, 2019

Congratulations Contest Winners

portrait challange-win1-110px.jpgThe winners of the Best of Nikonians - Segment Two and the Nikonians Portrait Challenge have ben announced.

The theme of the Best of Nikonians - Segment Two was Motion.

The winning image is "Skimming Stones" by Gerald Oliver (geraldroliver)

Honorable mention go to the members below.

"Whirling Dervish" by Jeff Atchley (Graceland)
"Grand Central--the Melting Pot" by Gary Paige (JazzDoc)
"DC at Night" by Dave Smith (smitheroosky)
"Maximum Effort" by William McEwen (Wolfgang55)

Please join us in congratulating these members.

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Nikonians Portrait Challenge

The winning images is "Merleena's Skin Art" by Wen Wu (wwp512)

Honorable mention go to the members below.

"A Portrait within the Portrait" by Jeff Atchley (Graceland)
"Village Lady in Local Tribal Attire" by S D Dharmadhikari (ESSDEEDEE)
"Sisters" by Godofredo Baylon (GBaylon)
"Young Boxer" by Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Please join us in congratulating these members.

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July 15, 2019

Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge 2019

self portrait challange19-110px.jpgThis 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 2019 Contest.

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 15 2019.

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.

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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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Vote now!

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

Here is a full list of Current Contest & Polls.

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July 7, 2019

July Contest Updated

july2019-contests-110px.jpgAll of the Junly contests are up and running.

Contests are open in Wildlife, Landscape, Macro, Travel, and Digital Artistry Forums.

Dont miss you chance to get your image in the second segmnet of the Best of Nikoninas 2019 Contest, the theme is Motion. Enteries will close on July 15.


The Nikonians Portrait Challenge is also closing on July 15. Lets see your best work!

All contests are open to Silver, Gold and Platinum members.

Can you meet the challenge of our monthly contests? All contests are open to Silver, Gold and Platinum members.

This month's themes are...

Wildlife > Action on the water

Landscape > A Low Viewpoint

Macro/Closeup > Backlit

Travel > Street Life

Digital Artistry > Abstract

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

Here is a full list of Current Contest & Polls.

Wildlife Poll: Wildlife with young

Landscape Poll: Long Exposure Seascape

Macro/Closeup Poll: Facial Features

Travel Poll: Interesting People

Digital Artistry Poll: Word


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July 2, 2019

May Contest Winners

may2019-winners1-110px.jpgPlease join us in congratulating our most recent contest winners.

All winning images have been entered in the annual Best of Nikonians 2019 Contest.

Click on the name of the member to offer your congratulations.

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Wildlife
Bill Klipp (billklipp)
Theme: Wildlife Courtship
Title: Mating Ritual Elegant Terns

Landscape
Henning Bossen (henbo)
Theme: The Beauty of Shadows
Title: Soussusvlei

Macro
Duncan Drummond (Lucaduca)
Theme: Details of Spring
Title: Silk tree ripe for pollination

Travel
Henning Bossen (henbo)
Theme: Abandoned Places
Title: Ghost Town

Digital Artistry
Judith Dunn (topper1946)
Theme: Black and White
Title: Dandelion


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Non-Nikon Camera Special Edition Contest Winners

We had a great set of images submitted to our People & Culture contest in the Non-Nikon Cameras forum. The polling was close all month and ultimately ended in a tie.

The two winning images are...

Name: Jim Troxell (FFN)
Title: Dayhawks

Name: Russ Glindmeier (russg)
Title: Orme Dam Victory Days Rodeo

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See the Current Contests post for up-to-date contest listings.

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