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May 12, 2024

Weekly Update 12-May-2024

Hellebores_jimray_502642_110.jpgThis weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 12 May 2024

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

Hellebores by jimray - Show in forums
Editor: Like this spring like DA image, Jim. Nice selection for a background and keeping detail in petals.

Big Sur!
Big Sur! by DaveSoderlund - Show in forums
Editor: Beautiful light and scenery, Dave. Like how the 2 sec. exposure softens the water/waves.

Moonscape Sunrise
Moonscape Sunrise by LostHwy - Show in forums
Editor: Love the detail here Brian!

Ice Studies
Ice Studies by dm1dave - Show in forums
Editor: Love this new look of Coke, Dave. Clever and well executed focus stack.

A few bird friends from the Great Ocean Road Driver
A few bird friends from the Great Ocean Road Driver by hendo55 - Show in galleries
Editor: Great capture, Bruce. Love the subject isolation, detail and bright red color.

Keeping feet dry
Keeping feet dry by Phil Pound - Show in forums
Editor: Perfect timing Phil

bridge Le Havre (Fr)
bridge Le Havre (Fr) by johnnie5 - Show in galleries
Editor: Great architectural study of this monumental bridge in France.

This weeks top posts in the "Want to Sell" section

I Want to Sell: Slightly Used Nikon Z-9- A Condition by nikonman75
For sale is my Nikon Z-9 backup camera. I found that I could do 95% of my shooting with 1 body, so it is time to find a good home for it. This camera stayed in my dehumidifying cabinet when not in use...

This weeks top forum postings

Nikon D500: Spot metering by chris_suffolk
Hoping somebody can help. Cant find a definitive answer, and manual is a bit ambiguous. When using spot metering, with dynamic focus areas, does the metering point move as the focus point switches as ...

Nikon Z9 / Z8: From d850 to Z9 observation by mrwilson
Ive had my z9 just several weeks after using my d850 for several years. A couple things that bother me a little is the viewfinder and the trap door to the memory card. Depending on the light the viewf...

Wildlife: Macropods by Ern_Reeders
Eastern Grey Kangaroos. Lots of joeys in pouches. Good rains over several years plus the grazing smorgasbord that farmers have inadvertantly provided have produced large numbers of this species. will ...

Landscape: Big Sur! by DaveSoderlund
The late afternoon sun warmed the cliffs and made little rainbows in the breaking waves. The actual sunset was sort of a bust, but Ill take this. Z7, Nikkor Z 24-120mm f/4 S @ 46mm, ISO 31, 2 sec ...

Glamour & Portrait, Studio & Still Life: Vivian on a Rainy Day by juggles
D850, Nikkor 24-70 f2.8@f5, 160/sec. ISO 640 critiques, etc. welcome...

Architecture & Industrial Photography: home office for those folks... by forstfotografie
...spotted the work on a high-voltage cable nearby, so I grabbed my Z8 and Nikkor Z 100-400 to capture those workers. I was told that in a couple of days they will install the new cable with the help ...

PJ, PR & Street: Let us flying by mborgare
Placa de Bolivar. Bogota Colombia. This balloon seller looked isolated from the crowd around that appeared more interested in the pigeons. Nikon Z-7ii with Nikkor Z 24-120mm f/4@24mm, f/13, 1/125s, IS...

Sports: Point to Point Horse Racing by GBaylis
I had my second ever day on Sunday photographing the horse racing about an hour from where I live. Point to Point race meetings are the junior version of professional National Hunt racing but are huge...

Micro, Macro & Close-up: Putting my AF Micro 105mm f2.8 lens to use by DoctorBe
Waiting for the garden flowers to grow. Doing some indoor shooting to cut through the boredom of gray days. Im fortunate to have a Trader Joes a few miles away - they are a great place to buy inexpens...

Travel: Caribbean Cathedral by mklass
The St Louis Cathedral in Fort de France, Martinique. This one was built in 1895, and is the 7th cathedral on the site. The first was built in 1657. All of the previous structures were destroyed by ea...

Aviation: Orlando Air Show 2024 by smitheroosky
A couple from yesterdays show. F-22 Raptor Flight with the Raptor and P-51 Event this year was the Blue Angels Edge Pass of these things is not like the others. One of the gimmicks this year was to ha...

Infrared & Ultraviolet: First outing with the Nikon Z 28-75 F2.8 by pixures
Catching up on some images from last fall. These images were taken from the Cleveland Art Museum grounds on October 13, 2023. Each were shot with my infrared full spectrum camera. The first two images...

Motor Sports: Just 1 for fun! by JEItry
We are almost defrosted in Detroit Michigan! Just 1 for fun! ...

Astrophotography: New article on 2024 Solar Eclipse - Your input by bgs
We want to create a separate article to show the many great 2024 Solar Eclipse images the community has created. For this we would love to get some helpful hints for it as well, the basics on how to s...

Digital Artistry: Reeds on a Lake by ctnorm7
A multiple exposure of reeds on a lake. Thanks for looking. Norm...

A Picture I Took: Boring Backyard Bird? by the diewrecktor
Pileated Woodpecker boring wood for a meal. EDIT: Z8 Z800PF All Handheld The wood chips are flying. What a mess. Nice job, admiring its work. An explosion of woodchips. Notice the eye is closed while ...

Family & Pets: The Marnigirl by marnigirl
This is The Marnigirl in our back yard. Sadly, she is no longer with us. ...

I have been published!: Irish Professional Wildlife Photographer 2024 by Phil Pound
At the Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin on the 7th of April, the Irish Professional Photographers and Videographers Association held its Awards Gala. I am very pleased to say that I was awarded for my ...

Behind The Image: Wintering Eagles - Behind the Image by bhiggins
While I am honored to receive the EC for my Eagle image, rather than speak to that specific image I think comments on technique used for the conditions might be better served. We are often challenged ...

Photo Contest Info: Current Contests Updated May 6, 2024 by dm1dave
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 (dep...

Special Edition Contests: Winners - Black White Challange 2024 by dm1dave
Please join me in congratulating the winners of the 2024 Black and White Challange. Name Hot Rod in Marion Pavan (pqtrths) Title Morning at Bear John Hernlund (Tokyo_John) Title...

Landscape Contest (Monthly): May Contest - Rivers and Streams by dm1dave
The theme for May is *Include the shooting info so we can learn from each other. *Include a title in the subject line. *This is a contest. Please present your best, portfolio quality, work. *When post...

Digital Artistry Contest (Monthly): Vote now - Altered Perspective by dm1dave
Images from our March Contest - Voting continues to the end of the month....

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