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July 31, 2021

Segment 3 Contest - Geometric Patterns

2021-seg3-110px.jpgThe third segment of the Best of Nikonians 2021 is now open for entries. The theme is Geometric Patterns. .

We are looking for photos depicting geometric patterns, either in nature or manmade.

Open from August 1 - Sept. 15. Click here to enter.

The winners will be announced at the end of September. The winners will be recognized in this blog and will receive a printable Certificate of Photographic Achievement.


Posted by dm1dave at 8:07 PM

July 27, 2021

Video on Urban Architectural Photography

Video from our webinar with Photographer, Architect and Urban Designer Rick Hulbert is now available and make sure you don't miss our upcoming webinar with Nikon Pro Dave Black.

The video from the great webinar with Rick Hulbert is now available

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Rick presents an illustrated program entitled "Urban Architectural Photography: Buildings, Inside and Out." You will be exposed to 4 challenges designed to improve your urban and architectural photography. The challenges reflect both the history of the two-dimensional arts of drawing and painting along with the sciences of human vision. Rick's presentation is designed to appeal to all photographers regardless of their level of experience and expertise.

Coming up: 29-JUL-2021 7:00 PM EDT is Nikon Pro Dave Black. Dave is no stranger to Nikonians. He is a Nikon Legend of the Lens, Nikon Ambassador, and award winning sports photographer. His photography specialties include sports, landscapes, portraits, and light painting. Make sure you make it for this webinar, it is bound to be very interesting with lots of things to learn.

The link to register for the webinar is located in our webinar forum, available to all members on Silver membership and higher.

If you cannot make it for the live webinar, we will provide a video recording some days after the live event.

Enjoy your community!
Eric, Bo and Ramon

Posted by bgs at 11:33 PM

July 25, 2021

Nikonians Portrait Challenge 2021

portrait challange-2021-110px.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 2020 Photo Contest.

We are looking for your best portrait photography. All forms of portraiture are eligible, formal, informal, candid, environmental portraits, etc.

Nikonians Portrait Challenge will open for entries until August 25, 2021.

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This contest is open to Silver, Gold and Platinum members.

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

The Nikonians Team will choose 5 winning images. All 5 images will be advanced to the finals of the The Best of Nikonians 2020 Contest.

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

We look forward to seeing how you fulfill this challenge!

Click here to enter, Nikonians Portrait Challenge 2021.


Posted by dm1dave at 6:19 PM

July 7, 2021

May 2021 Contest Winners

may2021-winners contest-110px.jpgWe are pleased to announce the winners of the May 2021 monthly contests. Please join us in congratulating the all of winners.

All winning images have been entered in The Best of Nikonians 2021 Photo Contest.

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


Tulips by the river by Myrna Paige (PhotoGma)
Great Horned Owl Portrait by Doug Hawthorne (HAW3)
Macro & Close-Up
COVID Jigsaw by Keith Hamel (KJH1958)
Feeling is Everything - a Foxy Look by Frederic Hore (voyageurfred)
Digital Artistry
The Passing of My Time by Geoff Baylis (GBaylis)
On Line Assignment
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge by Steven Campbell (sk252301)

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Contests Updated

The July contests are up and running.

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

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.

Fined a list of all open contests and polls here: Current Contest


Posted by dm1dave at 4:40 PM