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Nikonians 10th Anniversary Photo Contest


Nikonians at Dawn by Bob Johnson (bobj)


In addition to its regular annual Best of Nikonians - 2010 Images Photo Contest, Nikonians is pleased to cordially invite its Silver, Gold and Platinum members to participate in this contest to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Nikonians community.

All entries are judged by a panel of expert Nikonians photographers, who cast their vote on the photographs received within a given period. The decisions of the judges are final.

Nikonians, in an effort to promote and recognize as many talented photographers as possible, whose images serve to share, learn and inspire us all, is further expanding its contest format with themes related to the community as follows:

Submission Periods - Segments
Photography Themes - Categories


 February 1 to March 4
What Nikonians means to Me (Photo representation)
 March 5 to April 30
Fellow Nikonians at Work (Photo Representation)
 May 1 to June 30
On the Nikonians Road (Photo representation)

All Silver, Gold and Platinum Members, 21 years of age and older, are eligible to participate in any and all theme categories, and may submit ONE image per member, per period or segment, by uploading to the respective 10th Anniversary Contest Gallery setup for this purpose

Prizes for each period or segmrent winners will be announced and awarded during the first half of the following period. Such prices include:

Stylus Photo R1900 Ink Jet Printer by Epson America Danny and Phil by Chad Coppess
Perfection V500 Flatbed Photo Scanner by Epson
AF 18-270mm/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF)
Macro lens by Tamron
HPRC water tight and unbreakable cases by Plaber
ColorMunki Photo Color Management Solution by X-Rite
Composer and Optic Kit by Lensbaby
Gorillapods from Joby
Vouchers for workshops by NikoniansAcademy
Vouchers for merchandise by Photo Pro Shop
Annotate Expert licences by
Nikonians Gold Memberships

At the beginning of July 2010, members of the Nikonians Masters Society, composed of outstanding professional and distinguished advanced amateur photographers around the world, will select among the monthly winners the First Place winner of the 10th Anniversary Photo Contest, who will receive the Certificate of Nikonians High Photographic Achievement and a Grand Prize consisting of:

Two-way airfare to Brussels, Belgium (one person - some restrictions may apply)
Accommodations in Brussels (one person - 3 nights)
A City of Brussels Photo Tour (one person)
A One-on-One VIP workshop

With award winning photographer Pascal Baetens

The above Grand Prize is in addition to the prize(s) won in the monthly segments of the contest. Nikonians will also award two Honorary Mentions, each with a one year Nikonians Gold Membership and prize(s). Finals awards and prizes will be announced and awarded in the first half of July, 2010. The finals winners images are displayed prominently for the community. Please follow this link to see the detailed 10th Anniversary Contest Rules

Epson Stylus R1900 printer
Epson Perefection Photo Scanner V500


Lensbaby Composer

HPRC 2780W
HPRC 2600 Cubed foam
HPRC 2600W Divider kit
X-Rite Color Management
Gorillapod focus

Become a member, get your passport ready and participate to win attractive prizes from our contest sponsors

Red Fox by Paul Ekman (pdekman)

The Nikonians contests have become prestigious amongst Nikonians and the photography world
Thank you for participating and celebrating with us our 10th Anniversary

Have a great time

Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs) and J. Ramón Palacios (jrp)
Founders of Nikonians

If you have any questions regarding our contest, please send us a note.
see also

2000 Nikonians Photo Contest Winners
2004 Nikonians Photo Contest Winners
2005 Nikonians Photo Contest Winners

2006 Nikonians Photo Contest Winners

2006 Nikonians Masters Winners
2007 Nikonians Photo Contest Winners
2008 Nikonians Photo Contest Winners
2009 Nikonians Photo Contest Winners

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10th Anniversary Contest Rules
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