February 17, 2017   10:47 AM | TrackBack
Our image gallery uploader for Mac has been updated. This new version takes care of some issues found in V1.30, such as a stall that could happen during upload.
Silver, Gold and Platinum members can download the uploader at no cost on the Nikonians site.
February 14, 2017   11:13 PM | TrackBack
Here are some of the topics and news items we're tracking for our community this week.Congrats Top Ten 2016 -- I am Nikonians/Candi -- DL cameras cancelled
February 7, 2017   6:09 PM | TrackBack
Here are some of the topics and news items we're tracking for our community this week.
January 13, 2017   8:39 AM | TrackBack
We congratulate our favorite camera, lens and accessory manufacturer on reaching the 100th Anniversary milestone.
Nikon Corporation President Kazuo Ushida will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its establishment on July 25th of this year.
Since its establishment (as Nippon Kogaku K.K.) in 1917, Nikon has provided the world with unique value based on opto-electronics and precision technologies.
January 3, 2017   2:41 PM | TrackBack Nikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the November contests. Congratulations to our winners!
Specials congratulations go to Geoff Baylis (GBaylis), who took top honors in two categories for the month of November.
Our member driven contests are unique in many ways. Unlike most other photo contests the workings of our contests are transparent. Our members choose the monthly themes, all entries are visible to the entire community as they are posted and you are the judges not an invisible behind the scenes "expert."Congrats November Contest winners
December 13, 2016   11:13 PM | TrackBack
Congratulations to Nikonians author Darrell Young for debuting his latest NikoniansPress/Rocky Nook book at the number one position in Amazon's Digital Photography New Releases category.
Mastering the Nikon D500, is now in stock at Amazon.com in both printed form and Kindle (and in printed and eBook bundle on RockyNook.com). If you go for the Rocky Nook bundle, don't forget to use the coupon code YOUNG2016 at checkout for 35% off the price.Congrats Darrell Young -- D500 book debuts at #1
December 6, 2016   9:48 PM | TrackBack
You are invited to participate in the First Ever Nikonians Photography Awards!
The Nikonians Photography Awards 2017 is an opportunity for photographers of all levels to enter their work and engage with peers in the photo industry, be eligible for awards including an online exhibition of your photos, and get professional reviews and critics of your work.
Prizes include $10,000 in camera gear, online learning programs and exposure of your work to a global audience. Our international jury panel will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners as well as 25 finalists. You are invited to enter your images.
December 6, 2016   8:45 PM | TrackBack Nikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the October contests.
Our member driven contests are unique in many ways.
Unlike most other photo contests the workings of our contests are transparent.
Our members choose the monthly themes, all entries are visible to the entire community as they are posted and you are the judges not an invisible behind the scenes "expert."
November 22, 2016   10:26 PM | TrackBack The latest in Darrell Young's "Mastering" series books is ready for download.
Darrell tells us Nikonians can use the code YOUNG2016 for a 35% discount on the bundle
The printed book will be shipping within the next few weeks.
November 16, 2016   3:59 PM | TrackBack
Looking to add a brand new Nikon to your inventory?
Take the Nikon D300s for example.
November 13, 2016   4:00 PM | TrackBack
A reminder to our friends in the Astrophotography forum.
Our moon will be coming so close to Earth on Monday night (November 14) that it promises to be much larger in the night sky, and up to 30% brighter.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) tells us:
The full moon of November 14 is not only the closest full moon of 2016 but also the closest full moon to date in the 21st century. The full moon won't come this close to Earth again until November 25, 2034.
November 8, 2016   7:17 PM | TrackBack Nikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the September contests. Congratulations to our winners!
Special congratulations go to Roberta Davidson (birdied) for excelling in two of our categories for September (Macro and Digital Artistry).
Our member driven contests are unique in many ways. Unlike most other photo contests the workings of our contests are transparent. Our members choose the monthly themes, all entries are visible to the entire community as they are posted and you are the judges not an invisible behind the scenes "expert."
November 1, 2016   8:24 PM | TrackBack
Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen is headed to Tanzania for his annual African Photo Safari. He has already scheduled the next Safari for November 2017.
Mike tells us:
We are limiting the size to 12 participants and this number includes your Tour Leader.
One of the best aspects of this trip is that we are only allowing three photographers per vehicle. This means that each person will have an entire row to themselves with one seat for their camera gear and the other seat for themselves.
There will be plenty of room to move around and everyone will have perfect access to all photo opportunities.
October 18, 2016   5:56 PM | TrackBack
In an ongoing effort to bring our Nikonians.org members value, we are running another free online workshop with CreativeLive on Monday, October 24th.
Our Nikonians Academy Director, Mike Hagen is teaching a new class titled Build a DIY Home Studio. In this practical, hands-on broadcast, you'll learn:
- How to find and create grip equipment by shopping at your local hardware store
- How to create a tabletop studio in your home
- How to put together and light a portrait studio on a budget.
October 6, 2016   4:24 PM | TrackBack
Watch them live for free. You can also purchase previous workshops from them on hundreds of different topics.CreativeLive workshops online
October 1, 2016   1:08 AM | TrackBack
A group of the Nikonians in Germany meet up 16th-18th of September for photography and camaraderie in this splendid corner of Bavaria. See some of the images they took, which are shared in the galleries. Images from Innzell, Bavaria
September 30, 2016   6:59 PM | TrackBack
The image sharing forum "A picture I took" at Nikonians now allow for large image uploads. You can attach images of up to 50MB each to your post. If the image is larger than 1800 pixels widest side, it will be reduced to that size.
For smaller devices and screens, the image is automatically reduced to fit the screen.
Enjoy your community!
September 6, 2016   6:15 PM | TrackBack Nikonians Contest Coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has posted the results of the July 2016 competitions.
Congratulations to our winners!
This month we have two winners in the Wildlife category.
We encourage you to click on the links to each image for a closer look.
All Silver, Gold and Platinum members are eligible to participate in any and all theme categories of the monthly forums contests and online assignments.
August 30, 2016   6:15 PM | TrackBack Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen invites us to check out one of the latest results from the partnership between the Academy and CreativeLive.
A CreativeLive blog by Justin Katz titled Back Button Focus Will Change the Way You Use Your Camera includes video workshop amplification by Mike. With over 20,000 views already, this teamwork approach to a complicated topic is helping many photographers improve their techniques.
August 23, 2016   9:07 PM | TrackBack Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen has three updates this week.
The first points to one of our most popular workshop series, hosted by Rick Hulbert.
The second spotlights your opportunity to join Mike at one of the ideal locations for photographing elephants in Africa.
The third update highlights online classes available to the community through our partnership with CreativeLive.
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