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Birding with a Nikon Z7 and the Nikkor 500/5.6 PF
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Birding with a Nikon Z7 and the Nikkor 500/5.6 PF

David H. Roberts (dhroberts)

Interested using your Nikon Z6, Z7, or Z50 together with the innovative Nikkor 500/5.6 PF telephoto lens for wildlife photography? Join our member David Roberts (dhroberts) on a birding trip. Read more...

Converting Color Wildlife Images to Black & White
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Converting Color Wildlife Images to Black & White

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

I recently learned about a very successful fine art photographer, David Yarrow, and saw some of his black and white work online. He also does some color images as well. I had never heard of him before and I was excited to learn about him after seeing his incredible black and white images. Read more...

The Challenge of Wildlife Photography
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The Challenge of Wildlife Photography

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Photographing wildlife can be a challenge and not all wildlife or wildlife situations are equal. This article is about sharing experience gathered, from South Africa, Costa Rica and locally in the US. Read more...

Using the AF back button on your Nikon
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Using the AF back button on your Nikon

Michael Hurder (MKHurder)

Have you ever been caught in one AF mode when you want the other? You try to switch from AF-S to AF-C so you can capture those birds in flight, but by the time you switch the flock has gone past or found a new perch. Read more...

How's your approach changing over time?
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How's your approach changing over time?

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

My finger was bouncing around on the keyboard, on an online photography forum the other evening and someone asked this question, “Can mental quickness in responding to a changing photographic scenario be learned or improved?” Read more...

Long Lens Hand Holding Technique
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Long Lens Hand Holding Technique

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

Nikonians co-founder J. Ramon Palacios presents us a tip for better hand holding when with a long lens, reducing fatigue. Read more...

Which lens for bird photography? Pro's and con's
Lens Reviews

Which lens for bird photography? Pro's and con's

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

Nikonians co-founder J. Ramon Palacios (jrp) compares different Nikkor lenses for birding, including the latest ones available, with and without teleconverters, based upon budget and image results. Read more...

Wasil Khan
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Wasil Khan

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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Wasil Khan (WK) joined Nikonias early in 2004. Not only he is a good example of the members who live our motto, learn, share, inspire, he also gives us a lesson to find beauty in subjects we would rather run from. Read more...

Working Toward Getting Successful Wildlife Photos
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Working Toward Getting Successful Wildlife Photos

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Learning to photograph animals in action takes effort, time and patience and, at some point, will result in successful action shots. Sharing the experience from locally in the US and abroad. Read more...

Jack Backs
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Jack Backs

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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We proudly present you a Nikonians member who has traveled the Nikon path for some 35 years, from a Nikon FE to an FM2, then into DSLRs with the D100, D300 and now a D500. A Nikonians member since 2006, he generously shares his insights for bird photography and how he keeps on learning. Read more...

A user review on the Markins Integrated Camera Support System
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A user review on the Markins Integrated Camera Support System

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp) one of our two founders, gives us a tour of Markins ball head models and new modules that make the combination a truly integrated camera support system, not just for landscape, wildlife, and portrait, but now for birding, video and for panorama photography, by including ingenious compact tools. Read more...

Candi Foltz
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Candi Foltz

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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Candi Foltz (CandisCamera) is an advanced photographer who joined Nikonians in early 2016. Generous in her sharing of images and experiences, she keeps eager to learn on how to further advance. Her enthusiasm, creativity and excitement for pet photography and digital artistry are rubbing off on quite a few members. It is with great pleasure we present here some of her thoughts and a sample of her work. Read more...

Robert Brown
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Robert Brown

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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The Nikonians community is the home of many darn good and enthusiastic photographers, willing to share their experiences and images with members, ask questions and request opinions to keep on growing as a photographer. We are happy to have Robert Brown (RP62), one of such photographers, and to present you a sample of his work. Read more...

Roberta Davidson
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Roberta Davidson

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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The Nikonians community is made up of members who share a common passion: photography; all interacting in cordial dialog helping and supporting each other. We are very proud of such congeniality and very happy to see the continuous increase of our female membership. It is with great pleasure that we present you Roberta Davidson (birdied), Nikonian advanced amateur, and a sample of her beautiful work. Read more...

Donna Knodle
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Donna Knodle

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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In this I AM NIKONIANS series, we present you Nikonians members who have embraced the Nikonians community motto: Share, Learn, and Inspire. In this occasion, Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2) interviews Donna Knodle (dgknodle), advanced amateur who loves photography. She joined Nikonians in 2009. Read more...

Peter Wallin
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Peter Wallin

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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In this I AM NIKONIANS series, it is with pride and pleasure that we present to you members of the Nikonians community who have embraced our motto: Share, Learn, Inspire. In this occasion, Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2) interviews Peter Wallin (pipsqueak), a new member who has rapidly advanced with his enthusiasm and the help of community members. Read more...

Dianne Clark
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Dianne Clark

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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In this I AM NIKONIANS series, it is with pride and pleasure that we present to you members of the Nikonians community who have embraced our motto: Share, Learn, Inspire; who are passionate about photography and make the Nikonians Community what it is. Nikonians Moderator Marsha Edmunds brings us an interview with Dianne Clark. Read more...

Nikon D500 and 200-500mm Nikkor Birding Field Review
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Nikon D500 and 200-500mm Nikkor Birding Field Review

Jonathan Kandel (JonK)

Using the 200-500mm Nikkor on the D500 gives you quite a good reach for bird photography. Join Nikonians Moderator Jonathan Kandel (JonK) on a shoot. Read more...

Monte Comeau
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Monte Comeau

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

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Reading and writing posts, articles and critiques at nikonians.org does more than just share information. In many ways, members have embraced the original concept of our founders, making Nikonians not just a knowledgeable and friendly environment but a family environment. We like to call it a community, and as such we should also have a look at the backgrounds of some of our fellow members. Our first interview in this new series of articles, I AM NIKONIANS, is with Monte Comeau (BCRose). Read more...

Manual Mode for Bird Photography – Why, When and How-To
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Manual Mode for Bird Photography – Why, When and How-To

Eric Bowles (ericbowles)

Why should you use Manual Mode Exposure for Bird Photography? Here are the why, when and how-to. Read more...

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