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February 27, 2024

Monthly Update 27-Feb-2024

RedFoxPortraitbyjbarc49-110.jpgThe latest Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 27 February 2024

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

Mage_Sept23_2023_CR3
Mage_Sept23_2023_CR3 by Angi - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Very creative, great postcard look!

Mergansers
Mergansers by Paul4707 - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Excellent timing Paul, and a great capture of the birds in symmetry

Red Fox Portrait
Red Fox Portrait by jbarc49 - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: A fantastic wildlife portrait, excellent B&W conversion.

Clinging on the rock
Clinging on the rock by JiangMX - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Lovely subdued color tones and silky smooth water framing this single leaf.

YELLOWSTONE 2024
YELLOWSTONE 2024 by GigHarborBud - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: An outstanding portrait of this wild wolf.

DSC_0667.jpg
DSC_0667.jpg by zlemnios - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: A striking photo, with a minimalist composition. Nicely seen and shot!

Those eyes
Those eyes by Ianmcrawford - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Wow, an outstanding capture. The snow rellay makes this one special!


This months top forum postings

Nikon D500: CF Card Slot Problem by pipco 16-Feb-24 01:47 AM (GMT)
The CF Cards will not stay locked in place. Tried different cards and have the same problem. They want to pop back up. This Just started happening. Any ideas how to solve. Thanks Mark Kraus...

Nikon Z9 / Z8: FTZ II Adapter by Captain Steve 08-Feb-24 04:35 PM (GMT)
I am considering a Z8, but I am fairly invested in non-Z lenses. I'm thinking the use of an adapter would alow me to use my current lenses initially while purchasing z-lenses over time. What, if any, ...

Wildlife: Rough-legged Hawks from the Arctic by meadowlark2 01-Feb-24 07:28 PM (GMT)
These birds are migratory with their appearance in our area in winter. This is the light phase of the species. I felt lucky to have spotted a dark phase earlier in the winter. Conditions are so mild h...

Landscape: Frozen Falls, Adirondacks by ctnorm7 05-Feb-24 04:07 PM (GMT)
I took this photo on a recent visit to the Adirondacks, near Lake Placid in northern NY State. I was impressed by the resilience shown by the evergreen just above the frozen falls. Thanks for looking....

Glamour & Portrait, Studio & Still Life: Portrait lens for DX by ArkieMike 19-Feb-24 11:49 PM (GMT)
Probably a dumb and repetitive question, but I recently sold my FX gear (except for a few lenses) and picked up a Z30 w/16-50mm and FTZ II to go along with my trusty D5600. Been playing at photography...

Architecture & Industrial Photography: Leaving the harbor... by forstfotografie 30-Jan-24 08:45 PM (GMT)
...at blue hour... Fz & Nikkor Z 24-200mm, ISO 10.000 (denoised in LR) ...

PJ, PR & Street: Practice by mborgare 16-Feb-24 01:35 PM (GMT)
While wandering around the streets of the old city of Jodphur, we saw these kids practicing cricket in the courtyard. I took few series and was lucky to get this one. Nikon Z-7ii, Nikkor Z 24-120 f/4@...

Sports: Marksmen Hockey 02/03/2024 by rickcornell 08-Feb-24 09:16 PM (GMT)
I had the chance to photograph ANOTHER Marksmen hockey game this past weekend. The theme was monochrome night. The crowd was supposed to dress in white as well and I was a bit concerned how that would...

Stage, Clubs, Concerts & Nightlife: A brief luddite rant! What does the group think? by bigfoot13 08-Feb-24 06:09 AM (GMT)
After my post about the Z50 and its merits, I may as well confirm my luddite status for all time. In most of the concert photography forums, I continuously read that you cannot shoot concerts with any...

Micro, Macro & Close-up: Z8 Pixel Shift by Dockmure 11-Feb-24 04:18 PM (GMT)
After installing the new FW update for My Z8 I watched some videos on how the Pixel shift mode worked and how to use it. I only could find, at present ZF instruction, but seems to work the same for th...

Travel: Congratulations James Keenan by ScottChapin 31-Jan-24 11:57 PM (GMT)
Please congratulate James for the winning capture Ventura County Fair II in the Carnival contest. The winning image will be added to the The image is also entered in the Best of Nikonians 2022 Contest...

Aviation: Top Gun Maverick Plane by mstracke 11-Feb-24 09:25 PM (GMT)
For those in the Palm Springs Air Museum area, the Plane from the movie will be there for a while. ...

Infrared & Ultraviolet: Neighborhood Scenes from the Weekend by Cavy2 19-Feb-24 09:33 PM (GMT)
Full spectrum Z72, 590nm filter, 24-70 f4 I was surprised how little color I got from these, so I converted most to B&W. Would love to hear your favorites, if any //www.nikonians.org/forums/user_files...

Astrophotography: Moon and clouds by Regor10 31-Jan-24 04:42 AM (GMT)
D850 Nikkor 500mm 1.4 TC f/5.6 1/60 f/13 ISO 8000, tripod. Orleans, MA ...

Digital Artistry: Battleground? by scenicshutterbug 01-Feb-24 04:18 PM (GMT)
I shot this helicopter at an air show some years ago. It was a typical airport type scene, with the chopper approaching a landing still a fair ways up in the air. While I liked the shot of the helicop...

Post for Critique: Hope by slip10 17-Feb-24 08:05 PM (GMT)
Playing with my Maui photos from this year I struggled what to do with this whale breach in front of the ruins of Lahaina. I spent my time trying to avoid photos of the devastation yet this one was ri...

B&W / Film & Digital: Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse by mborgare 09-Feb-24 07:31 AM (GMT)
This little lighthouse is a replica of the one constructed in 1877 on the southern end of the Croatan Sound in the village of Wanchese on Roanoke Island. Local sailors and fisherman could find safe pa...

A Picture I Took: Ice Studies by dm1dave 16-Feb-24 10:19 PM (GMT)
I have seen a doing abstract photos of ice, and figured I would give it a try. These were just ice cubes in a glass of coke. I shout straight down with a light shining through the side of the glass. Z...

I have been published!: Tom Conway's Photo Website by coastalshooter 07-Feb-24 08:47 PM (GMT)
Nikonians http Landscape, Nature, Still Life, Black and White and Flowers. Comments are encouraged and/or forward to your network. Thank you! Tom Conway. ...

Behind The Image: Behind The Image - Peregrine Falcon by bhiggins 15-Feb-24 04:07 AM (GMT)
First my thanks to the Editors Choice Committee and all the members of Nikonians that posted comments and likes, I am honored. The thread revealed many of the faces of the resident Peregrine Falcons o...

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