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Best of Nikonians - 2013 Images
Photo Contest
Finals Awards

It is with great pleasure that we celebrate the achievements of the Nikonians members who chose to participate in the 2013 Nikonians Photo contest.

Nikonians was founded to share, learn and inspire amongst Nikon users, in a friendly and creative environment. We cordially invite you to join us in our next Photo Contest, and participate by posting images in our Monthly Assignments and Challenges Contests and by voting for each of the Monthly Contest Finals.

To our sponsors for 2013, thinkTANK photo and MK Controls, our highest appreciation.

thinkTANK   Lightning Bug

Entries to the contest were numerous and of high quality. From those images, a wonderful collection of 74 photographs was the resulting 2013 Nikonians Photo Contest finalists gallery.

Best of Nikonians 2013 Photo Contest Winners


Nikonians decided to grant ten Grand Prizes to each of the Best of Nikonians 2013 Images Photo Contest Winners.

For the finals, 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 present you here the winning images of the Best of Nikonians 2013 Photo Contest winners.

Our congratulations to all participants, the finalists, the winners and the panel of judges. We can all share, learn from each other and be inspired by fellow members.

Clownfish   Wreck of the Peter Iredale
Clownfish, Dumaguete Philippines
by Stan Bysshe (sbysshe)
Nikon D2Xs
105mm @ f/22, 1/250s, ISO 100
  Wreck of the Peter Iredale
by Darryl Hodson (skibreeze7)
Nikon D800, 16-35mm f/4G VR @ 16mm,
f/16, ISO 100; 5-image HDR at 1-stop intervals
Alaska Winter Aurora   Pollinating the Earth
Alaska Winter Aurora
by Mike Sebrey (2pixels_short)
Nikon D700
28mm f/2.0 AI MF @ f/2.8, 6 sec, ISO 800
  Pollinating the Earth
by Barry Schirm (BSchirm)
Nikon D200
200mm f/4 Micro @ f/11, 1/60s, ISO 200
Water and Bubbles   Pelican Takeoff
Water and Bubbles
by Roberta Davidson (birdied)
D800, 105mm f/2.8 Micro VR @ f/24
1/250s; SB-900 and SB-600 off camera.
  Pelican Takeoff
by Rick Moran (slopoki1)
Nikon D2X, 70-200mm f/2.8G VR + TC-17E
@ f/7.1, 1/2000s, ISO 320
Nothing but Time   Broken Breakers

Nothing but Time
by Mark Smith (lastdaylight)
Nikon D700 and D200 Infrared
Three B&W converted images blend

  Broken Breakers
by Joshua A. Williams (kidsthehall45)
Nikon D600
24-120mm f/4 @ 24mm, f/18, 30 sec, ISO 100
Royal Clipper 6   Detail from a well in the old Bled Castle
Royal Clipper 6
by Robert S. Baldassano (robsb)
D700, 17-35mm f/2.8D AF-S
@ 22 mm, f/9, 1/200s, ISO 200
  Detail from a well in the old Bled Castle
by Vesna Zivcic (vizz)
Nikon 1 V1
100.9mm @ f/5.3, 1/125s, ISO 400

Each of the winners received a professional backpack from thinkTANK photo and a Lightning Bug from MK Controls, plus their Nikonians Certificate of High Photographic Achievement. Congratulations to all.

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