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August 27, 2019

Self Portrait Challenge Winners

self portrait-win-110px.jpgThe 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 2019.

The winning image is "Down on the Riverfront" by Darryl Hodson (skibreeze)

Honorable Mention is awarded to the following members.

"Younger than I look!" by John Miner (D850fan)
"50-yr Timelapse" by Godofredo Baylon (GBaylon)
"My Shadow" by Bill Klipp (billklipp)
"Long Lens" by Peter McGing (OJD)

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

self portrait-win-800px.jpg

You can find all currently contests listed, here.

Posted by dm1dave at 5:46 AM

August 20, 2019

Photojournalism Challenge - 2019

contests1-110px.jpgWe are looking for images that help tell a story.

Illustrations of public events, public interest stories, or news events.

- No violence
- no blood or gore, such as injured accident victims.

This is about the photography, you are not expected to write a news story.

Open for submissions until Sept 31. Click here to enter.

by ajdooley

Posted by dm1dave at 3:41 AM

August 4, 2019

June Contest Winners.

june19-winners-110px.jpgPlease join us in congratulating our most recent monthly 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.

Tom Riedman (goodday)
Theme: Wildlife with young
Title: Burrowing Owls

Brad White (orftoden)
Theme: Long Exposure Seascape
Title: Niest Point Lighthouse at Dusk

Gerald Oliver (geraldroliver)
Theme: Facial Features
Title: Too close for comfort?

Tom Jacob (sevendayimages)
Theme: Interesting People

Digital Artistry
Gerald Oliver (geraldroliver)
Theme: Word
Title: Checkmate?



Contests Updated

The August contests are in the process of being updated.

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

Don't miss you chance to get your image in the Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge. Entries will close on August 15.

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.

Fine a list of open contests here: Current Contests

Posted by dm1dave at 8:15 PM

August 1, 2019

The Best of Nikonians - Segment Three - Open Now

2019-seg3-110px.jpgThis segment's theme is "Symmetry".

What is symmetry? It is "an exact matching of form and arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a boundary, such as a plane or line, or around a central point or axis." This sounds like a simple theme, but the task of creating an artistic photo of a subject that reflects symmetry can be challenging.

Let's see some creative photography, strive to be different; let your artistic juices flow, and show us your best work.

There are no restrictions other than the image must be an artistic image of a symmetrical subject.


This is the third of four themed segments of The Best of Nikonians 2019 Contest. This segment will be open to entries from August 1 - September 15.

Click here to enter.

The winner will be announced at the end of September. The winner will be recognized in our blog and newsletter, they will receive a printable Certificate of Photographic Achievement.

In addition to our overall winner, the four images will be recognized as Honorable Mention and advanced to compete as finalists in The Best of Nikonians 2019 Contest. All five images will automatically be uploaded to the Best of Nikonians 2019 Gallery.

Posted by dm1dave at 3:50 AM