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March 31, 2024

Weekly Update 31-Mar-2024

pvcurcio-paris-2024-110.jpgThis weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 31 March 2024

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

Paris
Paris by pvcurcio - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: A great view of this beautiful bridge over the River Seine.

Eilean Dornan Castle
Eilean Dornan Castle by Lomcevak - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: A very cool location. I love the bridge leading into the photo.

face to face and up close
face to face and up close by hippy1946 - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Excellent capture Ken, and including the snake sticking its tongue out at you :) Now Ken, I must say, you need longer glass :)

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, 2024
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, 2024 by FoleyAMG - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Such a cool shot, great use of the available lighting.

Moonrise Waddenzee
Moonrise Waddenzee by MaartenH - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: An interesting, different capture with a great feel to it.

snowy
snowy by hippy1946 - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Perfect timing Ken and excellent sharp exposure

Ranch Creek Trail
Ranch Creek Trail by andyincolorado - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: A wonderfully multi layered work composition.


This weeks top forum postings

Nikon D500: Upgrading gear... by ORTHOZAC 22-Mar-24 01:49 AM (GMT)
Hello Everyone... I am currently using my Nikon D500, that usually goes with my go to lens 17-55 2.8 Nikon lens... Now, going up means that I have to switch to the FX system... And I know that I could...

Nikon Z9 / Z8: New Z9 Firm 5.00 by Parfumeur 13-Mar-24 03:38 AM (GMT)
Now on line..... still no way to save settings to body or slot 2 or make settings sticky .... AND they changed the sound.....

Wildlife: Advice on Wildlife Lens by stlsailor 09-Mar-24 09:02 PM (GMT)
I've occasionally shot wildlife, though not to the degree and quality on this forum. But I would like to get into it more regularly. So I'm considering what focal length and lens might be the best acq...

Landscape: The Valley by Matthew Gregory 06-Mar-24 01:44 PM (GMT)
Shot I took in 2018, and that I've revisited numerous times. Think I like the results of this last go-round... ...

Glamour & Portrait, Studio & Still Life: Eye ball focusing by nevan 09-Mar-24 04:58 PM (GMT)
Hi friends, It's been quite a long time since my last post. I have read an article lastly about focusing,mostly eye focusing. I have read that with the latest technology, the camera is focusing right ...

Weddings & Events: Living History/Re-Enactments Event: Any Tips? by Tubman 06-Mar-24 12:13 AM (GMT)
Every August, in the charming Canadian town of Didsbury, Alberta, the Days of Yore Festival is held. They call it a "living history" festival. People dress up like Vikings, mediaeval European knights ...

Architecture & Industrial Photography: Cuyahoga County Courthouse in Cleveland, OH by pixures 22-Mar-24 01:58 PM (GMT)
The Cuyahoga County Courthouse in downtown Cleveland OH, was constructed between 1906 and 1913 at a cost of million. The elegant marble staircase has two stairways which are symmetrical and meet an...


Sports: 2024 CT High School Basketball Finals by jbloom 19-Mar-24 09:11 AM (GMT)
I shot four of the finals games on Saturday. Here are a few of my favorite shots. All taken with Z9 and S 70-200/2.8 or 28-75/2.8 lens. 1. https//www.nikonians.org/forums/user_files/502503.jpg 3. http...

Micro, Macro & Close-up: Meet Scarlett by Second Hand Pat 15-Mar-24 05:47 AM (GMT)
Meet Scarlett, one of my jumping spiders. She just emerged from her final molt as an adult Regal Jumping Spider. She is eating a fly larvae. They come out hungry after a molt. Pat https//www.nikonians...

Travel: Congratulations Barry Schirm by ScottChapin 01-Mar-24 02:41 PM (GMT)
Please congratulate Barry for the winning capture Chain Bridge in the Beautiful Light contest. The winning image will be added to the The image is also entered in the Best of Nikonians 2022 Contest. ...

Infrared & Ultraviolet: Mural by Matthew Gregory 16-Mar-24 04:21 PM (GMT)
I'm not sure if I prefer this in color or the black and white conversion more. ...

Motor Sports: MX Practice by jimray 29-Feb-24 09:05 PM (GMT)
It was a practice session at a local MX Park last weekend, both for the riders and me. I spent most of the time experimenting using various focus and metering settings on a Z50 with a 100-400 S lens a...

Astrophotography: Lens for Solar Eclipse by stlsailor 07-Mar-24 11:35 PM (GMT)
I'm late to the party, so the solar filters may be sold out. I was not intending to shoot the eclipse, but friends today invited us down to their place to view it. If we go, then I ought to shoot it. ...

Digital Artistry: Essence of Light by massulo 03-Mar-24 02:30 PM (GMT)
Had to create here, should it be moonlight or sunlight??? Thanks in advance ...

Post for Critique: Female Caracal poses for a portrait by DrJake 25-Mar-24 11:14 AM (GMT)
Emerging from the thicket after I had the fortune to watch her hunt successfully, this caracal stopped for a few seconds which allowed this photograph to be taken in low light with a relatively low sh...

B&W / Film & Digital: Rail Car Springs by emi_fiend 11-Mar-24 05:40 PM (GMT)
Z8, Z 24-200mm, Nik 6 Silver Efex Jim ...

A Picture I Took: I just hadda vent by elcee 04-Mar-24 04:54 AM (GMT)
Taken on my Downtown Albuquerque walkabout three weeks ago. ~LarryC (eLCee) d750 | 79-300VR@150mm | 1/4000 | f/5.3 | ISO 100 ...

Family & Pets: Maggie the Multi-tasking Toddler by Graceland 20-Mar-24 01:06 PM (GMT)
Maggie is a classic hi-tech girl. Caught her with her I-Pad, I-Phone and binoculars keeping up with her world. The ability of a kid not yet two years old to operate an I-Pad all by herself still amaze...

I have been published!: My attempt at a New Website by Photo52 06-Mar-24 01:54 PM (GMT)
Please find attached my first attempt at a website to showcase my images and to gather valuable input. www.kerrisonimages.com...

Behind The Image: EC Award-Crystal Ball and Forks by skibreeze7 29-Feb-24 06:12 AM (GMT)
https ...Nikon D850 ...Sigma 35mm 1.4 Art lens ...tripod with 75mm bowl adapter(amazon) ...Manfrotto 502 Pro Video Head with long quick release mounting plate(amazon) ...tethered remote(amazon) ...Ula...

Black & White Film: Caffenol with FP4 by Strada_Facendo 10-Mar-24 02:12 AM (GMT)
https30 for FP4. The iodised salt is presumably being added as restrainer or anti-foggant. Iodised salt has about 25 mg/kg iodide, so 5 g of iodised salt is 125 microg in 500 mL = 250 microg/L. Accord...

Digital Artistry Contest (Monthly): March Contest - Geometric Shapes by dm1dave 01-Mar-24 02:04 AM (GMT)
This month's challenge theme is "Geometric Shapes" This month's challenge is to artistically incorporate geometric shapes into your composition. Circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, or a spec...

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