July 18, 2023
Nikon Z8 technical advisory
There is an issue with the lens mount on some of the Z8 bodies. To identify if your Nikon Z8 is affected, please visit one of these official Nikon sites.
For our European members, please check your serial number on this Nikon Europe website.
For our Australian members, please check your serial number on this Nikon Australia service advisory page.
For our members in Asia, please check your serial number on this Nikon Asia website.
We are discussing this issue in our Z8 forum.
Posted by bgs at 11:36 AM
Setup your own portfolio and share your best work
At Nikonians you can have your own portfolio which is being shown on prominent locations in the community. Your portfolio is a great way to showcase your best work and to easily share it with others, no matter if they are on Nikonians or not.
There is no practical limit to the size of your portfolio and you can easily select a top image to give it extra visibility.
What is the value of having a Nikonians portfolio?
Short answer: Eyeballs and pride. Your portfolio is:
1. Showcased under your own, unique nikonians.org/portfolio URL. An address which is easy to share with others, no matter if they are on Nikonians or not.
2. On Nikonians homepage
3. On Nikonians gallery homepage
4. On the portfolio overview page
5. We are also selecting certain portfolios to be showcased in our newsletter, sent out to over 200,000 readers.
Your portfolio is available on Gold and Platinum membership levels. If you are on a lower level, you can upgrade here
Your portfolio is powered by your Nikonians Gallery, accepting very large images including originals, with (practically) no limits in pixel size plus no storage limits (on the Platinum level).
More info on starting your own portfolio,
Posted by bgs at 9:59 AM
July 15, 2023
Current contests July 2023
Here at Nikonians we have 5 monthly competitions and our monthly photo assignment. Each month a new theme is presented and a thread is opened for submissions. The following month 4 to 6 finalists (depending on the number of entries, could be as many as 12) are chosen by the previous months winner and a poll is set up for all members to vote. At the close of voting the winning images are posted in our Winners Gallery. The winners will be recognized in our blog and will receive a printable Certificate of Photographic Achievement.
These monthly contests are the preliminary rounds for the The Best Nikonians Photo Contest. So, if you want to participate in this annual photo contest, Please be sure to enter one of the monthly competitions listed below.
Our contests are open to Silver, Gold and Platinum members.
All registered members are allowed to vote in the contest polls.
The Best of Nikonians 2023 Photo Contest
The 2022 segment themes are as follows:
April - May: Doors and Windows --->> Winners Announced
June - July: Age of Industry (Open until July 15)
August - September: Agriculture - Lets' Go Farming
October - November: Unique Gradients
Special Edition Contests:
- Black and White Challenge - Winners Announced
- Nikonians Portrait Challenge - Winners Announced
- Nikonians Self Portrait Challenge 2023 Open through August 15.
Current Wildlife Photography Contest
July > The Predators
Current Landscape Photography Contest
July > A City with a View
Current Macro / Close-Up Photography Contest
July > Plants & Flowers
Current Travel Photography Contest
July > Wide Open Spaces
Current Digital Artistry Contest
July > Plants & Flowers
Posted by bgs at 11:10 AM