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Congrats: Best of 2016 Contest Segment 4

Contest-BON-seg4--2016-Winner_110.jpgNikonians Contest coordinator David Summers (dm1dave) has announced the latest segment winner in our Best of Nikonians 2016 Contest.

Congratulations to Henning Bossen (henbo) from Denmark for his winning image in the Fourth Segment of the Best of Nikonians 2016.
The theme was "Places" and Henning's winning entry was titled Alpe di Siusi at sunrise. It was captured with his Nikon D3.

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By flashdeadline at 30-Nov-2016 07:28 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Think Tank Photo Holiday Specials for Nikonians

Think-Tank-HolSpec-SQ_110.jpgOur friends at Think Tank Photo have announced two holiday special offers on their award-winning camera bags. The first is their Outlet Center, which is chock full of huge discounts.
Second, through December 31st whenever you buy a Think Tank rolling camera bag you will receive a Road Warrior Kit for free.

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By flashdeadline at 23-Nov-2016 10:51 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Mastering Nikon D500 debuts with Nikonians member input

Mastering-the-Nikon-D500_SQ_110.jpgThe latest in Darrell Young's "Mastering" series books is ready for download. 

The three eBook formats of Mastering the Nikon D500 are now available as a bundle from Rocky Nook.

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.

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By flashdeadline at 22-Nov-2016 22:26 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Clock is ticking on Nikon refurbished deal

10-percent_Nikon_SQ_110.jpgNikonians in the USA looking for Holiday bargains have a refurbished deal available from Nikon USA.

Called the 100-hour sale, the clock has already started.

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By flashdeadline at 18-Nov-2016 16:57 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Why buy "old?"

D300S-SQ-Close_120.jpgLooking to add a brand new Nikon to your inventory?

As a cost-saving measure, perhaps you might want to look at some of the older models still available on various markets (including our own I Want to Buy and I Want to Sell forums).

Take the Nikon D300s for example.

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By flashdeadline at 16-Nov-2016 15:59 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Super-duper Moon Monday Night

SuperMoonbyArlon-Motsch_110-SQ.jpgA 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.

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By flashdeadline at 13-Nov-2016 16:00 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Matching your new Nikon with new lenses

D500-Body-Nikkors-SQ_110.jpgSilver member Bob Stanton (bobnd1) from Illinois, USA asks a question that many of us have seen in various forms for over 15 years.

He's got a new Nikon in mind, and is now researching lens options. The basic question may be familiar, but as technology improves and Nikon keeps pumping out new cameras and lenses, Bob's "old" question becomes a whole new topic.
Add the fact that we are constantly welcoming new members and it's time once again to discuss "Camera X and lens choices."

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By flashdeadline at 12-Nov-2016 13:55 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Watermarking Do's and Don'ts

WaterMarking-101-SQ_110.jpgSilver member Shannon Mason (mynetdude) from Oregon, USA has been researching watermark usage and he's wondering what our members are advising:

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By flashdeadline at 11-Nov-2016 14:40 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Congrats September Contest winners

5-Digital-Art-hummingbird-SQ_120.jpgNikonians 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."

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By flashdeadline at 8-Nov-2016 19:17 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Nikonians Academy Update

hagen_111107_SQ.jpgNikonians 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.

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By flashdeadline at 1-Nov-2016 20:24 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

Build a DIY Home Studio - New CreativeLive class

DIY-Studio-SQ-110.jpgIn 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.

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By flashdeadline at 18-Oct-2016 17:56 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)

CreativeLive workshops online

CRLV-BOX-OUTLINE-sq_110.jpgWatch them live for free. You can also purchase previous workshops from them on hundreds of different topics.

Our Nikonians Academy Director, Mike Hagen has recommended a variety of workshops for Nikonians members focused on Travel, landscape and nature photography here.

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By flashdeadline at 6-Oct-2016 16:24 Permalink | Add your comment | TrackBack (0)