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April 7, 2024

Weekly Update 07-Apr-2024

lesmithjr-cheese-maiden-110.jpgThis weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 07 April 2024

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

The Cheese Maiden
The Cheese Maiden by lesmithjr - Show in galleries
Editor: Like the "Vermeerish" look to this image, Les. Nicely done.

Autumn in Glen Affric
Autumn in Glen Affric by emi_fiend - Show in forums
Editor:Beautiful view Jim!

Light At The End...
Light At The End... by mds1214 - Show in galleries
Editor: Interesting capture with good play of light and shadow.

2023 Fall Colors at Borderland State Park
2023 Fall Colors at Borderland State Park by midnightltd - Show in galleries
Editor: Wonderful landscape composition.

New Years Sunrise companion
New Years Sunrise companion by hendo55 - Show in galleries
Beautiful capture and lighting Bruce, and, excellent detail

Early morning in the fishermen's harbor
Early morning in the fishermen's harbor by forstfotografie - Show in galleries
Editor: Beautiful light and scenery, Holger. Love the symmetry of this image with the reflection in the mirror like water.

MX Practice
MX Practice by jimray - Show in forums
Editor: Nice job with panning and keeping subject in focus, Jim.


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: White Sands Dunescape #06 by stlsailor 15-Mar-24 03:26 PM (GMT)
White Sands, New Mexico, 2023. A friend with whom I shoot from time to time and I took a photo excursion to White Sands. Enjoyable outing and produced some images for your consideration. This is one o...

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 ...

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...

PJ, PR & Street: the laundress by mborgare 22-Mar-24 04:53 PM (GMT)
Captured in the city of Jodphur (the Blue City) in Rajhastan, India. Was hit by the contrast of the beautiful way she is dressed and the kind of work she is doing. Taken with Nikon Z-7ii, Nikkor Z 24-...

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 Alane by ScottChapin 31-Mar-24 09:23 PM (GMT)
Please congratulate Alane Shoemaker for the winning capture, Animated African Fish Vendor, in the Street Vendors and Performers contest. The winning image will be added to the The image is also entere...

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. ...

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: Hellebores by jimray 22-Mar-24 09:08 PM (GMT)
Hellebores are a challenge to photograph because the blossoms on most varieties face down and these are low growing plants. Getting down to take the shot is one thing, but getting back upright is a ch...

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: Orb Weaver family increase by glxman 12-Mar-24 03:43 AM (GMT)
Hi Guys Couple of images of my lemon tree Orb Weavers Initially I thought there was one, but now I see 2 Further research is indicating that both the little spiders are male? It was a difficult shoot ...

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 owl image by Phil Seu 20-Mar-24 08:32 PM (GMT)
Always fun to encounter one of my licensed images. ...

Behind The Image: Sidetracked by mds1214 17-Mar-24 05:24 PM (GMT)
A decaying water tower stands beside a railroad siding in a once thriving manufacturing town in Eastern Tennessee. Wandering around with a new Z8 and looking for something to photograph, the strong le...

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...

Special Edition Contests: 2024 Segment 1 - Shots of Brands by dm1dave 01-Apr-24 04:09 AM (GMT)
This segment's theme is "Shots of Brands" For this first segment we are looking for creative photos with brand name product placement. This can text, logos or any that identifies a brand. Open f...

Digital Artistry Contest (Monthly): April Contest - Altered Perspective by dm1dave 01-Apr-24 03:39 PM (GMT)
This month's challenge theme is "Altered Perspective" Okay, this month we want to change the way we see the world around us. The theme is Altered Perspective (or forced perspective) We have all see ...

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