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The best photo resources on the web

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In the Nikonians spirit of sharing and learning together, we have created this page. Here you find hand-picked photography resources to great sites on the net, providing helpful information on Nikon and photography in general. These sites can deliver the gear we need and are capable of providing excellent workshops and training to the knowledge-thirsty photographer.

Categories:

Organizations | Retailers | Manufacturers | Nikon sites | Photograhy sites | Photographers & artists | Software | Training | Podcasts | Feedback

 

Early morning hours, catching the sunrise in the Big Bend National Park, Texas.
Nikon D3X and AF-S 14-24/2.8G ED on tripod by bgs

 

Organizations

NANPA
North American Nature Photographer Association

 

Retailers of Nikon stuff

These retailers have been supporting the organization in the past or are currently doing so with e.g. hosting our webinar series. They are listed in alphabetical order, not in order of any specific preference.

All of them are capable of providing excellent service to Nikonians, just let them know you are a Nikonians member before ordering.

Berger Bro's
(New York City, NY). Good inventory and in-depth knowledge. Has serviced Nikonians since early 2000.

Hunts photo & video
(New England, HQ in Melrose, MA). Several stores and excellent service.

Roberts Camera
(Carmel and Indianapolis, IN). Several stores and good inventory. Has serviced Nikonians since early 2000.

In Europe:
PhotoProShop by Lilija
Formerly the community's own photo accessory store, since many years independent and operated by Lilija. Camera support equipment and more.

In Germany:
Foto Gregor
Cologne and northern Germany. Professional stores with large inventories.

In the UK:
Grays of Westminster
London. Reference store with in-depth Nikon knowledge and care for the brand.

 

Manufacturers

There are many great manufacturers of camera and photography equipment around the globe. Below a hand-picked selection

Markins
South Korea & global - One of the best ball heads every made. Founder and excellent photographer Mr. Mah is a strong supporter of the Nikonians organization.

OP/TECH USA
The makers of the original Nikonians Pro Straps and strong supporters of the organization throughout the years.

 

Nikon sites & Nikon-related resources

NPS membership page
by Nikon USA

The thousand and one nights - The history of Nikon lenses
By Nikon

 

Photography in general

Photography in Malaysia
A rich reference source with technical details for many cameras, accessories and lenses, especially older gear.

PhotosToPhotos sensor data
Very good database for looking up and comparing sensor information by Bill Claff

The science behind photography
By Michael W. Davidson and The Florida State University.|
If you are not interested in science, there is a gallery of photomicrographs of beer, which you can download as a screensaver.

Library of Congress' photography collection
Always new things to discover.

Image Permanence Institute
Dedicated to supporting the preservation of cultural heritage collections in libraries, archives, and museums around the world.
By the Rochester Institute of Technology/IPI

 

 

Photographers & artists

Michelle Valberg, Nikon Ambassador

Moose Peterson, Nikon Ambassador

 

Imaging software

Adobe - We have a collection of information with help and links on Adobe, no matter if Lightroom, Photoshop or other software/services provided by them: The best Adobe help resources
 

Workshops & training

Bowles Images, Eric Bowles
Eric Bowles is an Atlanta based nature photographer specializing in the Southeastern United States. His work has been published in magazines, newspapers, and commercial publications. He is a regular speaker at camera clubs and other organizations with presentations on a wide range of topics.

Squiver, Marsel van Oosten
Squiver is run by professional nature photographer Marsel van Oosten & Daniella Sibbing. We offer exciting nature photography trips to great destinations, suitable for photographers of all levels.

Visual Adventures, Mike Hagen
Mike Hagen is an author, photographer, workshop leader, entrepreneur, husband and father. At a young age, he merged his passion for adventure with his camera and later found the two to be the perfect pair for a business. He started his professional photography career in 1998 with his first photography company called Out There Images, Inc. Since then, he has continually pushed himself artistically and technically by expanding into books, video, workshops, lectures, consulting, and retail.

 

Podcasts

The Image Doctors podcast at Apple by Rick Walker and Jason Odell

 

Shout out?

If you want to give us feedback and tell us about some good site or resource to include on this page, please post that in the Nikonians Cafe. Not only say what shall be included, but also why it should be. "A great vendor" or similar is not enough motivation for inclusion.

If you want to let other members know about a good experience about a retailer or a specific workshop, use the following forums:

Retailers & shops

Workshops & trainings

 

 

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