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Nikonians Photo Contest

Best of Nikonians - 2010 Images
Finals Awards

It is with great pleasure that we celebrate the achievements of the Nikonians who chose to participate in the 2010 Nikonians Photo contest.

Nikonians was founded to share, learn and inspire amongst Nikon users, in a friendly and creative environment.
Over 2010, the Nikonians members Galleries grew from almost 165,000 to over 225,000 images we all thoroughly enjoyed, accumulating 40.6 million views.

To our main sponsor for 2010, ThinkTank PHOTO, our highest appreciation.
thinkTANK photo

Entries to the contest were not only numerous but of high quality. A wonderful collection of 11 images was the resulting 2010 Nikonians Photo Contest finalists gallery.

Photographer of the Year 2008

Nikonians decided to grant 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

The panel of judges from the Nikonians Masters Society, composed of outstanding professionals and highly advanced amateurs around the globe, casted their votes.

We are very happy to announce the winners of the Best of Nikonians 2010 Images Photo Contest and to present you their outstanding images.

Our congratulations to all participants, the finalists and to the winners. We can all learn and be inspired by you.

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1st Place Winner - "Light Reading"
by Ryan Pendleton
Nikonian Photographer of the Year 2010

Username "Pichead"
, member since December 2008
Nikonian semi-pro from Missouri, USA
Image made with his tripod mounted Nikon D700 and 50mm f/1.8 Nikkor @ 2 second exposure, f/8, with a
SB-600 speedligh inside the umbrella.

Awarded Prizes:
ThinkTank Photo - Airport Security™ V 2.0 rolling bag
Epson R2880 Printer
Lenspen Sensor Klear
Lenspen Sensor Klear Loup
2 Year Gold extension to Nikonians Membership
Nikonians Certificate of High Photographic Achievement

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2nd Place - "Lonely Link"
by Rajendra M. Pandit
Username "RMPANDIT", member since June 2009
Nikonian pro from India
Image made with a Nikon D300
Exposure: f/13, 1/250, ISO 200

Awarded Prizes:
X-Rite Color Checker Passport
Black Rapid Strap RS-4
Lenspen PhotoPro Kit
1 year Gold extension to Nikonians Membership


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3rd Place - "Long Way Home"
by Zoran Buletic
Username "Bzox", member since May 2009
Nikonian amateur from Bosnia - Herzegovina
Image made with a Nikon D200 and 50mm f/1.8 Nikkor with extension tubes
Exposure was f/8, 1/13 sec, ISO 160

Awarded Prizes:
ThinkTank Street Digital Holster 50 V2.0
Black Rapid Strap RS-4
Lenspen PhotoPro Kit
1 year Gold extension to Nikonians Membership


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