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June 23, 2024

Weekly Update 23-Jun-2024

This weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 23 June 2024

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

Crack of the bat!
Crack of the bat! by socrreferee - Show in forums
Editor: Cool shot, Mark. Perfect timing with broken bat and ball on bat.

Bee on Flower
Bee on Flower by Second Hand Pat - Show in forums
Editor: Nice work, Perfect depth of field and I really like the composition and colors.

Polaris the Wall Eyed Arctic Fox
Polaris the Wall Eyed Arctic Fox by Sylp99 - Show in galleries
Editor: Wow, what a beautiful high key photo. The different colored eyes add interest and draw the viewer in.

Seasoned sentinel on standby
Seasoned sentinel on standby by bnuber - Show in galleries
Editor: I love lighthouses and this one is super cool.

Red fody
Red fody by geneluck - Show in forums
Editor: Exceptional sharp capture and exposure in such challenging environment Gen-Luc ! The colourful bird really pops and looks like 3D

Between Squalls
Between Squalls by rosewood_ltd - Show in galleries
Editor: A very dramatic, stormy scene, perfectly captured and processed.

Low Tide Sunset
Low Tide Sunset by forstfotografie - Show in galleries
Editor: Great sunset capture with lots to look at.


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

I Want to Sell: FS: Nikkor Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S Lens (US model) by Jag00009
Hi, I am selling my Nikkor Z 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S lens. The lens is in perfect condition with no markings on the lens and body. I have the original box, hood, lens bag, caps, manual and warranty ...


This weeks top forum postings

Nikon D500: D500 Err message by photogirl18
I am in need of assistance. Capturing photos at a Lacrosse game this morning when suddenly an Err flashed. The manual reads when Err flashes the problem is Camera malfunction. Solution I changed lense...

Nikon Z9 / Z8: Skin irritation by cezirkle
Hi All, Yea, this is a bit weird but... Ive be shooting Nikons since the late 60s and now have a couple of Z9s. Ive found the palms of my hands irritated after using the 9s. Left palm just a little ir...

Wildlife: Hunting for a Lewis Woodpecker by meadowlark2
I was out with my Nikkor 180-600mm along with a 1.4 teleconverter knowing that the captures that day would most probably be distant. Ends up some were pretty close and I was happy for a zoom lens as t...

Landscape: Classic Scenes from the Tetons by smitheroosky
These will be shots weve all seen a bajillion times, but theyre almost like photographic rights of passage. Everybody needs their own photo from these locations. Schwabachers Landing sunrise at Schwab...

Glamour & Portrait, Studio & Still Life: A Tribute to Mexican Culture by coastalshooter
This image highlights various parts of Mexican culture Z7, 45 PC-E with small amount of tilt, Tiffen Enhancing filter (stronger red orange). Lighting: natural light with shade all along the left side...

Architecture & Industrial Photography: Seasoned sentinel, on standby. by bnuber
Built in 1868 to guide boats from Lake Superior into the East Channel outside Munising, MI. Retired circa 1910, it has been partially restored and allowed to weather away and develop character for tou...

PJ, PR & Street: The Mystical and Magical Solar Eclipse - Part 1 by voyageurfred
It was mystical, magical and spectacular! Hundreds of people gathered at Canada's Stonehenge - the Circle of Stones, a remarkable spiritual setting on a grassy plain, to celebrate the Solar Eclipse ...

Sports: Surf PE by Lomcevak
As the school year winds down, the Surf phys ed class at Carlsbad (CA) high school got a bit of an upkick on wave size earlier this week. Ive shot the class on an irregular schedule since 2008 and pas...

Stage, Clubs, Concerts & Nightlife: (Punk)Rock is not dead... by forstfotografie
Good to see and hear that young people still want to rockn roll - loud, hard, fast...Coloers - my sons (...the hairy bass player...) punk rock band. Shot with Z8 and Nikkor Z 1,8/85mm ...

Micro, Macro & Close-up: Was a crime committed?? by kelmon
Lately I have gotten deep into miniature figure (HO or 1:87 scale) photography. The settings are endless and there are so many figure sets...

Panorama: Storm Clouds Over the Thames by Lion254
Im starting to really enjoy shooting panoramas, though I havent worked up the nerve to post one here until now. (To be honest, Im not even sure if this is wide enough to be considered a panorama.) Thi...

Travel: Travel Tips for Ireland/Scotland by mtpeke
Heading to Ireland and Scotland this summer for 2 weeks. Combo of trains, planes and automobile. Trying to pack as light as possible which is not my normal way to travel. Im older and just dont want t...

Aviation: N82106....... by Lomcevak
........is a 1946 Aeronca Champ 7AC that my dad was 1/3 owner of in the early 60s and the first airplane I ever rode in. After a couple years one of the other guys bought out my dad and owner #3 in or...

Infrared & Ultraviolet: 14 years on - What a long strange trip its been by rbaskin
14 years ago I shot my first IR images on a workshop in Yosemite. Nikon D70s with a 720 filter on the 18-70mm kit lens at 1/2 sec f16 ISO 800. Processed in CaptureNX2: white balance and LCH to swap th...

Motor Sports: On a race track a long time ago ... Part 1 by jdyates751
In 78, I lived in Heidelberg, Germany and being only 20 minutes from the Hockenheimring, I developed a very keen interest in motorsports and began shooting all types of race events from F-1 to Renault...

Astrophotography: Surface of the Sun by blw
If I wanted to image the surface of the sun, would it be sufficient to use something like this H-alpha filter? ? Do I *also* need the regular solar filter? Id guess not since this would be cutting mos...

Digital Artistry: Congratulations Gerald! by dm1dave
Please join me in congratulating Gerald Oliver (geraldroliver) for his winning image in the April Digital Artistry contest - Altered Perspective. The winning images will be added to the and entered in...

Post for Critique: Sunrise! by photogirl18
New at learning how to take sunrises. With this I used the D5600 and nikkor 18-300mm lens with a circular polarizer filter. Near the Blue Ridge parkway around 6am yesterday. Wanted to capture this spe...


A Picture I Took: Well, its been a while... by rosewood_ltd
Howdy folks! I hope that I will be posting more here again, now that my health has improved. Ive been out of commission for a while with spinal stenosis, which I had fixed finally a few weeks ago. It ...

Family & Pets: Portrait.......of a Cat by Lomcevak
When my dad passed away in late 2007 he had been putting out food for the feral cat community in his neighborhood, so we continued the practice as we sorted out things in the house. Several months lat...

Behind The Image: Behind the image - a little guy by Ern_Reeders
Thanks admins for the EC award. Its much appreciated. This is a Golden-headed Cisticola, a bird the size of a golfball. Its got a loud call, is usually solitary and fairly shy. This event was unusual ...

Special Edition Contests: 2024 Segment 2 - Made of Glass by dm1dave
This segment's theme is "Made of Galss" The is the second segment for the Best of Nikonians. This segment your subject can be anything that is made of glass. Open for entries until July 15. This...

Landscape Contest (Monthly): Submission for June Landscape Competition by wsmorgan3
Im not sure I correctly posted my entry for the June Landscape Competition. I wanted to title the photo Tree Couple at Twilight on Lake Murray, S.C. But I only saw a request for a description, not a t...

Wildlife Contest (Monthly): Surveillance by lencan
Scanning The Territory Below ...

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