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July 7, 2024

Weekly Update 07-Jul-2024

This weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 07 July 2024

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

The Rosseau River RE: May Contest - Rivers and Streams
The Rosseau River RE: May Contest - Rivers and Streams by Dockmure - Show in forums
Editor: Lovely light, tones and color

Hollywood Cool
Hollywood Cool by JimEads - Show in galleries
Editor: Cute little guy chilling with his shades in the pool. Nice shot Jim!

4TH OF JULY
4TH OF JULY by Lomcevak - Show in galleries
Editor: Very well captured 4th of July, masterful colors and interesting foreground.

Starling mayhem
Starling mayhem by GBaylis - Show in forums
Editor: Well done Geoff, really shows the character in this sharp image

Windy Day Along the Shores of Lake Erie
Windy Day Along the Shores of Lake Erie by pixures - Show in forums
Editor: Excellent result Bill, great effort getting the shot in the storm and tempest

Costa Rica birds - hummingbirds
Costa Rica birds - hummingbirds by Rassie - Show in forums
Editor: Excellent capture Koos, I'm sure you could burn a whole card at that location

Spring faves
Spring faves by jbloom - Show in forums
Editor: Awesome shot, I like your framing. It looks like she is getting a hit.


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

I Want to Sell: Nikon Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lens by slip10
Like new Nikon Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lens. Box, caps, and hood included. This is a great walk around lens for your Nikon Z camera. Super sharp and light weight. Its clean with no marks. Asking 0 or...


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: Best Instructional Book for z8? by BJax
Have a z8 delivering today... apart from the manual, whats the best / preferred instructional book? I checked didnt see any z8 books listed on the site? Thanks in advance!...

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: Graduation pictures by juggles
A friend asked me to take pictures for his daughters graduation from college. I dont do a lot of portrait photography so Im open to any and all critiques and suggestions. Fire away, please. D850, Nikk...

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: A Cry In The Dark by Lomcevak
October 1988 my wife and I along with her mom and another couple took a trip to Australia to go on a tour with the brother of the other couple's wife. One segment involved visiting Uluru (at that ti...

Sports: Road Racing Cyclists by GBaylis
Some shots of cyclists road racing on a bright morning in Funchal, Madeira. All taken with Z9, 24-120mm f4. Geoff 115mm, 1/50s, f11, ISO 180. 1/50s, f10, ISO 100 1/50s, ISO140, f10 1/80s, ISO 100, f13...

Stage, Clubs, Concerts & Nightlife: Settings for Stage Performer by fisherd80fun
I have always been predominately a wildlife photographer, but lately I have been doing some photo shoots for a local artist, and have have mixed feelings on my work. The artist has loved what I have d...

Micro, Macro & Close-up: Dragon Fly by KJH1958
D7500 - Sigma 105 Macro with 1.4x Teleconverter my presence ...

Panorama: Swartberg Pass, Prince Albert, South Africa by petermo
This is a 24 image stitched pano of the entrance to the pass from the Prince Albert Side. (North) Most of the Swartberg Mountains are above 2000 m high, making them the tallest mountains in the Wester...

Travel: Korea - Roadside and Park Artwork - Part 3 (Final) by telee
All countries have their unique artwork around towns as Korea does. One thing I have enjoyed is the light humor you will find as one wanders around towns. This series focus mostly on people art work R...

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: Maroon Bells by rbaskin
Back from our annual trek to see our son in CO. Finally made it to the Maroon Bells (managed to remember to make a parking reservation far enough in advance). Gorgeous area, and we were early enough t...

Motor Sports: IndyCar at Road America by TAdams65
Some shots from a couple of weeks ago. Some fun rain on Saturday. ...

Astrophotography: Randalls Cove Lake Eppalock by hendo55
Just have to love these crisp clear early winter evenings ...

Digital Artistry: We Compiment Each Other by massulo
Enjoy the colours........

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: Prague streets Trix400 by Marcus79
me again harrasing you with Prague streets poor homeless guy: Prague astronomical clock ...

A Picture I Took: Ooops, I did it again! by rosewood_ltd
That pesky hill near my house keeps on finding its way into my memory card. This is from yesterday around 9 pm....

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: Winners Infrared - Ultraviolet Challenge by dm1dave
Please join me in congratulating the winners in The Infrared - Ultraviolet Challenge All five winning images will be advanced to the final rounds of The Best of Nikonians Photo Contest 2024 at the end...

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...

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