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March 26, 2023

Weekly Update 26-MAR-2023

This weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians.


You'll find more, excellent images on the Editor's Choice page


Sunrise fog

Sunrise fog by archerb -
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Editor: Great light, color and layering!


Sisters

Sisters by ek44 -
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Editor: Great color and presentation.


Letters & numbers are being sucked out of the book by the tornado

Letters & numbers are being sucked out of the book by the tornado by anilbabbar -
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Editor: Clever idea and nicely executed, Anil.


Few shots from the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, 2023

Few shots from the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, 2023 by FoleyAMG -
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Editor: Peak action at its best. Great shooting!


Oaks_and_Fog_Donnelly_Wildlife_Management_Area_Green_Pond_South_Carolina.jp

Oaks_and_Fog_Donnelly_Wildlife_Management_Area_Green_Pond_South_Carolina.jp by tdcassidy06 -
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Editor: Peaceful image with road that takes the viewer right into the image, Tim. The fog adds an extra dimension and feeling of calm.


im Wildpark

im Wildpark by Hans Ztz -
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Editor: What a great pose. Nicely shot!


Prisms 2

Prisms 2 by Dawnacious -
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Editor: Very nice, I love the pastel colors.





This weeks top forum postings


Nikon D500: Watson Replacement for NIkon MH26aaK Battery Charger by
pqtrths 15-Mar-23 09:55 PM (GMT)
Hello several months ago after much searching I found and ordered a used MH26aaK charger from a Los Angeles camera store. Been working perfectly ever since.) It's good to have a back-up just-in-case. ...


Nikon Z9: EVF stops reflecting actual sensor exposure at extremes by
Newshapes 26-Feb-23 04:41 PM (GMT)
In have been shooting my Z9 for about a year, and in general love it. I was shooting in shutter priority in rapidly falling light recently in iso auto, and was thrilled to see how well the camera was ...


Wildlife: One Golden Afternoon by
AartPapaya 01-Mar-23 08:35 AM (GMT)
The optics, including the coatings on our lenses are superb. I saw it and the camera faithfully capture what I saw. Even the sound is perfect. ...


Landscape: Last Light by
DaveSoderlund 13-Mar-23 09:51 PM (GMT)
The low light of the setting sun skims across the rolling Palouse landscape in eastern Washington. I've been making a collection of my 2019 Palouse images, and I discovered this view from Steptoe Butt...


PJ, PR & Street: A few from the street by
hank970 20-Mar-23 03:42 PM (GMT)
Each month, our local camera club issues a challenge intended to get members to explore different techniques and subjects and perhaps to get us a bit out of our comfort zones. The March 2023 assignmen...


Sports: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR lens by
DoctorBe 13-Mar-23 10:30 PM (GMT)
Does this lens (Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR) focus fast enough to shoot field sports like football? Cheers, Dave...


Micro, Macro & Close-up: Snowflakes by
meadowlark2 06-Mar-23 01:52 PM (GMT)
The temperature was just right with good light and no wind so I headed outside with to collect a few snowflakes. AF-S 105 lens with 2X AF-S Teleconverter- handheld. I would of course be interested in ...


Travel: A View From the Highline by
ctnorm7 01-Mar-23 08:04 PM (GMT)
This is a view from NYC's Highline taken on a recent trip to the city. What caught my attention was the juxtaposition of the train yard and the skyscrapers combined with the reflections and clouds Tha...


Infrared & Ultraviolet: Historic District in Infrared - Tucson, AZ by
emi_fiend 28-Feb-23 11:15 PM (GMT)
Z6 Full Spectrum, 720nm Z 28-75 f/2.8 Jim https//www.nikonians.org/forums/user_files/486047.jpg https//www.nikonians.org/forums/user_files/486049.jpg ...


Motor Sports: English Porsche by
mklass 18-Mar-23 03:13 PM (GMT)
This is a 1953 Cooper-Porsche Mark VIII-R. Originally built for speed trials, it was later developed as a race car. With a Cooper chassis and Porsche 356 based engine, it developed 160hp from its 1600...


Astrophotography: Snow Moon by
danshep 01-Mar-23 07:24 PM (GMT)
The full moon in February, referred to as a Snow Moon. Nikon Z7 with the old 800mm and a 1.7TC (so 1360 mm) 1/2000 sec, f/9.5, ISO 1000 Manual, Matrix metering Topaz Photo AI to adjust denoise a bit. ...


Digital Artistry: Who wants to go with me? by
massulo 26-Feb-23 07:02 PM (GMT)
Looking for friends for this journey to Paradise!!!!! ...


Post for Critique: Destination by
stlsailor 04-Mar-23 08:43 PM (GMT)
The name of the image is to highlight the sense of movement I wanted to capture. The large amount of negative space is to try to direct the eye toward the movement as the subject rather than the boat....


B&W / Film & Digital: Slow Roll to Starboard by
mklass 01-Mar-23 04:38 PM (GMT)
Two old fishing trawlers list at their moorings on Lake Union, Seattle, WA. Z50; 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Z DX Nikkor; ISO 200; f/6.3; 1/320 sec; processed with Silver Efex Pro...


A Picture I Took: The Adams Family by
Greg1954 10-Mar-23 06:04 PM (GMT)
Hello everyone. I feel I must explain and I appreciate that you all here humor me. For the last 2 years I have done nothing worthwhile to further photography, my learning photography, and not much for...


Family & Pets: Photo Bomb by
Labsmom 26-Feb-23 10:55 PM (GMT)
I was trying to take a nice portrait of the old man sunning himself, when this happened. She was no where in sight, but somehow as soon as I take a picture, my "helper" shows up! I did finally get my ...


I have been published!: PetaPixel article and images about Grizzly 399 by
vangophotos 15-Mar-23 04:26 PM (GMT)
PetaPixel published my article and images on grizzly 399 and the future of the grizzlies//petapixel.com/grizzly-399/...


Behind The Image: Whooping Crane - An Honor to be EC by
Grandpaparazi 10-Mar-23 01:34 PM (GMT)
I was honored to find this whooping crane photo selected as Editors' Choice. Thank you so much. I've been enamored with whooping cranes since I was a young boy, and our teacher read a story of a whoop...


Photo Contest Info: Contests by
PhantomRose 24-Mar-23 10:05 PM (GMT)
I don't know who writes the Support content on this website, but whomever is doing it is not paying much attention to clarity. I've spent 90 minutes searching all over this website, and cannot find SP...


Macro & Close-Up Contest (Monthly): March contest topic--One or Two Colors by
coolmom42 08-Mar-23 09:13 AM (GMT)
This month's challenge theme is "One or Two Colors" -- a close-up or macro shot that is limited to one or two colors. Examples image by John Kirkpatrick -- Entrants must be Silver, Gold or Platinum ...


Wildlife Contest (Monthly): March Contest - Seeing Red by
dm1dave 28-Feb-23 04:34 PM (GMT)
The March is 2023 April -April Showers May - Here's Looking at You ** If you have suggestions for future contest themes, please send me a PM or and email. Please remember to add a new title in the sub...


Digital Artistry Contest (Monthly): Vote now for the February Contest Winner! by
coolmom42 08-Mar-23 06:46 AM (GMT)
The February contest topic was "Snow and Ice." Please vote now for your favorite image! Our members are at the center of all our community contests. Members choose the finalists and the winners. Your ...




... and, that's it, folks!

Your Nikonians Team


If you want to give us feedback or have ideas on this email, just let us know in the About Nikonians forum.

Posted by bgs at 5:26 PM

March 19, 2023

Weekly Update 19-MAR-2023

This weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians.

You'll find more, excellent images on the Editor's Choice page


Few shots from the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, 2023

Few shots from the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, 2023 by FoleyAMG -
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Editor: Peak action at its best. Great shooting!


Oaks_and_Fog_Donnelly_Wildlife_Management_Area_Green_Pond_South_Carolina.jp

Oaks_and_Fog_Donnelly_Wildlife_Management_Area_Green_Pond_South_Carolina.jp by tdcassidy06 -
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Editor: Peaceful image with road that takes the viewer right into the image, Tim. The fog adds an extra dimension and feeling of calm.


im Wildpark

im Wildpark by Hans Ztz -
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Editor: What a great pose. Nicely shot!


Prisms 2

Prisms 2 by Dawnacious -
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Editor: Very nice, I love the pastel colors.


Cape Griffon Vulture

Cape Griffon Vulture by mc5522 -
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Editor: What an awesome portrait. The vulture is both beautiful and a bit scary.


A Day with the Whooping Cranes

A Day with the Whooping Cranes by Grandpaparazi -
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Editor: Nice capture of this whooping crane, Kevin. Like how the light shines through the wing feathers.


Love Is In the Air

Love Is In the Air by GigHarborBud -
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Editor: Wow, Great action!





This weeks top forum postings


Nikon D500: Watson Replacement for NIkon MH26aaK Battery Charger by
pqtrths 15-Mar-23 10:55 PM (GMT)
Hello several months ago after much searching I found and ordered a used MH26aaK charger from a Los Angeles camera store. Been working perfectly ever since.) It's good to have a back-up just-in-case. ...


Nikon Z9: Refurbished price Z9 too good to be true? by
Agee57 25-Feb-23 07:00 PM (GMT)
Got an email yesterday from Nikon-they were offering refurbished Z9's at 99, 00 less than new. They never had that kind of a spread in their discounted price for refurbished, before. Is that a s...


Wildlife: One Golden Afternoon by
AartPapaya 01-Mar-23 09:35 AM (GMT)
The optics, including the coatings on our lenses are superb. I saw it and the camera faithfully capture what I saw. Even the sound is perfect. ...


Landscape: Last Light by
DaveSoderlund 13-Mar-23 10:51 PM (GMT)
The low light of the setting sun skims across the rolling Palouse landscape in eastern Washington. I've been making a collection of my 2019 Palouse images, and I discovered this view from Steptoe Butt...


Glamour & Portrait, Studio & Still Life: Three more veterans from my project by
CliffL 19-Feb-23 11:02 PM (GMT)
I really appreciate the comments about my previous veteran image. Some have asked to see a few more so here are three. Two from Iraq/Afghanistan and one from Vietnam. The object being held by the man ...


Architecture & Industrial Photography: Schwerin Castle - in Germany by
StPeter 19-Feb-23 02:51 PM (GMT)
For centuries, Schwerin Castle was the residence of the Dukes and Grand Dukes of Mecklenburg and is now the seat of the state parliament of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Located on the Castle Island ...


Sports: NCSU Gymnastics vs UNH by
rickcornell 19-Feb-23 09:40 PM (GMT)
Some more gymnastics! Good news, bad news with the Z9. Good news vast majority of the images were nice and sharp. Bad news - it made it very difficult to cull! A few of my favorites from the meet. Sho...


Micro, Macro & Close-up: Snowflakes by
meadowlark2 06-Mar-23 02:52 PM (GMT)
The temperature was just right with good light and no wind so I headed outside with to collect a few snowflakes. AF-S 105 lens with 2X AF-S Teleconverter- handheld. I would of course be interested in ...


Travel: A View From the Highline by
ctnorm7 01-Mar-23 09:04 PM (GMT)
This is a view from NYC's Highline taken on a recent trip to the city. What caught my attention was the juxtaposition of the train yard and the skyscrapers combined with the reflections and clouds Tha...


Infrared & Ultraviolet: Chinese Pagoda by
rbaskin 22-Feb-23 08:53 PM (GMT)
Ladson Park in Westchester County, NY has a nice (but weathered) pagoda situated on a pond. I took the essentially the same shot in both IR and visible spectrum and for me, it turned out to be a bette...


Motor Sports: English Porsche by
mklass 18-Mar-23 04:13 PM (GMT)
This is a 1953 Cooper-Porsche Mark VIII-R. Originally built for speed trials, it was later developed as a race car. With a Cooper chassis and Porsche 356 based engine, it developed 160hp from its 1600...


Astrophotography: M42 - Probably the most over-photographed nebula by
Ferguson 20-Feb-23 03:50 PM (GMT)
Here is a somewhat garish take on an old subject. M42 is known as the Great Orion Nebula, and very bright nebula and one of the only ones readily visible to the naked eye. It is the smudgy spot around...



Post for Critique: Destination by
stlsailor 04-Mar-23 09:43 PM (GMT)
The name of the image is to highlight the sense of movement I wanted to capture. The large amount of negative space is to try to direct the eye toward the movement as the subject rather than the boat....


B&W / Film & Digital: Happy Birthday, Ansel! by
DaveSoderlund 20-Feb-23 08:07 PM (GMT)
Today is the 121st anniversary of the birth of Ansel Adams. I'm certainly no Ansel Adams, but I am continually inspired by the artistry of his black and white photography. In honor of his birthday, he...


A Picture I Took: A selfie of my ghost.... by
mborgare 23-Feb-23 03:21 PM (GMT)
The cloister of Santa Chiara is facing the Mediterranean sea from the Parasio district in Imperia.This is an old medioeval distric full of photo opportunities (more in other posts). While visiting an ...


Family & Pets: Photo Bomb by
Labsmom 26-Feb-23 11:55 PM (GMT)
I was trying to take a nice portrait of the old man sunning himself, when this happened. She was no where in sight, but somehow as soon as I take a picture, my "helper" shows up! I did finally get my ...


I have been published!: PetaPixel article and images about Grizzly 399 by
vangophotos 15-Mar-23 05:26 PM (GMT)
PetaPixel published my article and images on grizzly 399 and the future of the grizzlies//petapixel.com/grizzly-399/...


Behind The Image: Whooping Crane - An Honor to be EC by
Grandpaparazi 10-Mar-23 02:34 PM (GMT)
I was honored to find this whooping crane photo selected as Editors' Choice. Thank you so much. I've been enamored with whooping cranes since I was a young boy, and our teacher read a story of a whoop...


Macro & Close-Up Contest (Monthly): March contest topic--One or Two Colors by
coolmom42 08-Mar-23 10:13 AM (GMT)
This month's challenge theme is "One or Two Colors" -- a close-up or macro shot that is limited to one or two colors. Examples image by John Kirkpatrick -- Entrants must be Silver, Gold or Platinum ...


Wildlife Contest (Monthly): March Contest - Seeing Red by
dm1dave 28-Feb-23 05:34 PM (GMT)
The March is 2023 April -April Showers May - Here's Looking at You ** If you have suggestions for future contest themes, please send me a PM or and email. Please remember to add a new title in the sub...


Digital Artistry Contest (Monthly): Vote now for the February Contest Winner! by
coolmom42 08-Mar-23 07:46 AM (GMT)
The February contest topic was "Snow and Ice." Please vote now for your favorite image! Our members are at the center of all our community contests. Members choose the finalists and the winners. Your ...




... and, that's it, folks!

Your Nikonians Team


If you want to give us feedback or have ideas on this email, just let us know in the About Nikonians forum.

Posted by bgs at 5:21 PM