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June 30, 2024

Weekly Update 30-Jun-2024

This weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 30 June 2024

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

A shining light
A shining light by renebeau - Show in forums
Editor: Lovely selected focus, beautiful subject.

P-51 Mustang, Livermore Air Show
P-51 Mustang, Livermore Air Show by pqtrths - Show in galleries
Editor: One can never see enough of great skies and propellers. Well captured!

Roadside Inquisitor
Roadside Inquisitor by bnuber - Show in galleries
Editor: Well seen. It seems you did not go undetected either, Bob!

Turtle_DSC2108-Edit-Edit.jpg
Turtle_DSC2108-Edit-Edit.jpg by DurhamWolf - Show in galleries
Editor: What a great portrait of this big old snapping turtle.

Prepare to Launch
Prepare to Launch by elec164 - Show in forums
Editor: Cute little guy posing for you. I like the colors and you perfect depth of field.

Bettle: May Contest -
Bettle: May Contest -"My Macro in Black&White" by billklipp - Show in forums
Editor: Nice detail here Bill. Love how you captured this insects features.

Was a crime committed??
Was a crime committed?? by kelmon - Show in forums
Editor: Well done Marcus, exceptional work !


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: Viewfinder blocking screen wont stay open. by Milazzo
When I open the eyepiece shutter manually and tighten the round rubber housing around the eyepiece, it will hold the screen open, but only for a little while. I want to fix it or remove the screen alt...

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: Rufus and Caliope Hummingbirds in the Rocky Mountains by meadowlark2
For the past few years I have been pursuing Rufus and Caliope Hummingbirds in the Rockies only able to approach them from far. That didnt change this year with the Caliope but I decided to use my 180-...

Landscape: Boulder Falls/Creek Series by BSchirm
Last week, my wife and I visited our son who lives in Boulder. I made a few trips up Boulder Canyon to Boulder falls. The series of images below start with the falls and works down stream a short dist...

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: Georgetown Steam Plant by rosewood_ltd
The GSP was originally built in 1906 in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle (which used to be its own town), just west of Boeing Field. Originally conceived as a brick masonry construction, this wa...

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: Crack of the bat! by socrreferee
Thanks to the capabilities of the Z9 I was able to capture this broken bat sequence at a minor league AA game between the Arkansas Travelers the Springfield Cardinals...

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: Gapstow Bridge Reflection-Central Park, NYC by ctnorm7
I have been to this bridge many times but this was the first time I have seen the reflection. Thanks for looking! Norm...

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: Butter Valley Golf Course by Cavy2
Its not everyday that you can play a course that has an active runway down the middle. I was hoping to see a plane land and I wasnt disappointed. Most of the day the sky was pretty boring and made for...

Motor Sports: 1981 LeMans by jdyates751
Some images from the 1981 LeMans race. Car # 11 Bob Akin Motor Racing; Porsche 935-K3/80/ 930 3.0L F6 turbo; Bob Akin/Paul Miller/Craig Car #51 J.-P. Grand (private entrant); Lola T298/BMW M12 2.0L S4...

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...

B&W / Film & Digital: Ugly Old Guardrail by KJH1958
Nikon F100 - Sigma 28-80 - Ilford HP5 - Processed at The Darkroom - some tweaking in Lightroom will grow anywhere....

A Picture I Took: Red Headed Woodpecker by the diewrecktor
Though not uncommon, this is a first for me. The red headed woodpecker has been hanging around for a few weeks now. Well, this one has a red head, too. Pileated Woodpecker on the fence. ...

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: Infrared & Ultraviolet Challenge by telee
To start with - while recently living in Korea one thing that was always amused me was the artwork outside of stores and shopping areas. This particular Costco Artwork genre can be seen in several pla...

Color slide & print film: Which produces a better image file from a 35mm slide? by ericlawrie
A Nikon LS5000 Coolscan produces a 4000 dpi image of a 35mm slide measuring 4000 x 6000 pixels at around 21 mbs. A camera scan with ES2 and D850 produces a 8256 x 5504 pixel file at 45 mbs. Surely the...

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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