The Community for Nikon® Users
You are reading the introduction page about Nikonians. See also the index of all "about" pages.
No matter if you are a beginner, intermediate photographer, advanced amateur or professional, be most welcome and join our community (which is totally free on the basic level and we have no ads). We are the home on the net for all Nikon shooters since the year 2000 (yes, we turned 20 in 2020!)
Our mission is that together we make photography better. Doing what we love, together with others, is the best way to grow and much more joyful than just doing it by our own. The purpose of our community is to ensure that our members lives become richer, more fulfilling through photography, getting a deeper purpose.
The community has many talented members, some are in official roles as team members whereas others are not, but we are all doing our very best to be helpers and friends. Our volunteers and staff are constantly working on keeping our home a tidy, friendly, non-religious, non-political and courteous place to visit and to hang out.
We are not-for-profit, independent and have no advertising. This means we have the freedom to be open and honest, with no hidden agendas, no paid content and there is no user tracking for serving ads or other analytical software storing what you are looking at.
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people on the forums that I had to sign up and maybe get a @nikonians.org email address!"
A richer, more fulfilling life
You are an amateur, semi-pro or pro photographer or videographer and you
Need answers to your photography questions
Need information about certain gear
Want critique and feedback on your images
Need more exposure of your work
Simply want to expand your network and make new friends
Get together with likeminded photographers
Plan your next great photo trip
...then you have come to the right place: Let Nikonians become your community as well.
Time to move on from simply "being a Nikon User"
Become a Nikonian. Be a part of the community and signup for a membership
Independent of Nikon
We are proud of being independent and we are getting 0 (zero, zilch, nada, nothing) from Nikon Corporation for doing this: There is no relation between us.
We love their products, but we are critical users and we raise a unified voice when factual issues arise.
You can get in touch with us online. We are answering all of the emails we receive, but pretty please make sure our reply to you is not caught in some spam filter.
Getting started in the community
Press room for visiting journalists
Proud to be a Nikonian Program
The finer print -- Legal
For the operations of the community; Nikonians.org and NikoScope.com:
Dögginger Str. 1, 78183 Hüfingen, Germany
For the operations of the independent unit NikoniansAcademy.com:
Nikonians North America, Inc.
4224 Florida Avenue, Suite 5, Kenner, LA 70065, USA
No data is exchanged between the two entities.
Disclaimer regarding links
We are not responsible for any linked content located on any other web sites. Legal content linking notice in German: Aufgrund des Urteils vom Landesgericht Hamburg vom 12. Mai 1998 sind die Betreiber einer Homepage gegebenenfalls verantwortlich für die Inhalte externer verlinkter Seiten. Aus diesem Grund distanzieren wir uns an dieser Stelle ausdrücklich von den Inhalten aller von uns verlinkten externen Seiten.
Nikonians and NikoScope are registered trademarks and THE NIKONIAN is a trademark, owned by Nikonians GmbH
Nikkor and Nikon are trademarks owned by Nikon Corporation. Our community is not related or affiliated in any way to Nikon Corporation nor to any of its subsidiaries and/or affiliates.