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Best of Nikonians - 2011 Images
Photo Contest
Finalists Awards

It is with great pleasure that we celebrate the achievements of the Nikonians who chose to participate in the 2011 Nikonians Photo contest.

Nikonians was founded to share, learn and inspire amongst Nikon users, in a friendly and creative environment.
Over 2011, the Nikonians members Galleries grew from almost 225,000 images to over 262,000 we all thoroughly enjoyed, accumulating more than 47 million views.

To our main sponsor for 2011, Lowepro, our highest appreciation.
Lowepro

Entries to the contest were of high quality. A wonderful collection of 40 images was the resulting 2011 Nikonians Photo Contest finalists gallery

Photographer of the Year 2011

Nikonians decided to grant a Grand Prize Winner and two Honorary Mentions from the overall 40 finalists; and a Category Winner plus two Category Honorary Mentions for each of the four categories: Challenges Winners, Nature, HDR and B&W.

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 2011 Images Photo Contest and to present you their outstanding images.

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

 
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Grand Prize Winner - "Elephant at Sunset"
by Daryl Godkin
Nikonian Photographer of the Year 2011

Username "dgwpg", Charter Member
Nikonian intermediate from Manitoba, Canada
Image made with his Nikon D300
28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S Nikkor
@ 1/500 of a second at f/5.6, ISO 400

Awarded Prizes:
Lowepro - Pro Roller Attaché x50 rolling and shoulder bag
Lowepro - Pro Runner 350 AW backpack
One Year Nikonians Membership extension
Nikonians Certificate of High Photographic Achievement

 
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Finalists Honorary Mention
"Marine Building Heritage Interior"

by Richard Hulbert
Username "rhulbert", Charter Member
Nikonian advanced amateur from British Columbia, Canada
Image made with a Nikon D3
12-24mm f/2.8G AF-S Nikkor @ 14mm
Exposure: f/11, 1/3 second, ISO 800

Awarded Prizes:
Lowepro - Pro Runner 350 AW backpack
One Year Nikonians Membership
Nikonians Certificate of High Photographic Achievement

 

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Finalists Honorary Mention - "Silver Point at sunset"
by Darryl Hodson
Username "skibreeze7", member since 2006
Nikonian advanced amateur from Oregon, USA
Image made with a his Nikon D80
Sigma 10-20mm @ 14mm,
f/11, 3/4 sec, ISO 100, with a 3-stop GND filter

Awarded Prizes:
Lowepro - Pro Runner 350 AW backpack
One Year Nikonians Membership
Nikonians Certificate of High Photographic Achievement

 

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