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ANPAT 19th in the Fall
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ANPAT 19th in the Fall

Reed A. George (rgeorge911)

Member of many years, Reed George (rgeorge911) finally had the opportunity to attend an ANPAT, the Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip of 2019 in the Fall. Here are his impressions of that trip into Arizona and Colorado. Read more...

Street Photography in Cuba
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Street Photography in Cuba

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

Why did I find myself in Cuba on a Street Photography Workshop? -- A non-streetphotographer tells her story while working her Nikon Z7 and D500 in this target-rich area. Read more...

Photo trip to the Pantanal, South America
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Photo trip to the Pantanal, South America

Alan Mosley (mosley_alan)

Silver member Alan Mosley (mosley_alan) is sharing some of his travel photographs with us. Enjoy! Read more...

First camera, first love
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First camera, first love

Renee Renard (ReneeRenard)

Artist Renée Renard shares her work and thoughts with us: How much are we emotionally connected to our cameras and what makes the bond so special? Is it just an instrument? Is the newest always “better” or do we have regrets leaving “the old one” behind? Read more...

The Eagle That Refused to Die
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The Eagle That Refused to Die

Mike Hagen (Mike_Hagen)

During an African Photo Safari to Tanzania, Mike Hagen witnessed a fight of the predators and found his new favorite Tanzanian bird, the Tawny Eagle. Read this inspiring story to find out why. Read more...

On Assignment (1): Previsualization Makes the Shot
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On Assignment (1): Previsualization Makes the Shot

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

Join our member Matt Bradley (mbradley), a former pro photographer, “On Assignment” as he takes us along on a few of his adventures and shares what he learned along the way. Read more...

On Assignment (2): Searching for the Shot
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On Assignment (2): Searching for the Shot

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

The second in Matt Bradley’s “On Assignment” series. We visit the Virgin Islands and northern Nebraska — diverse locations, where top-notch photographs do not come easily. Read more...

On Assignment (4): Go Where the Light Is
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On Assignment (4): Go Where the Light Is

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

When you’re out with your camera - hot to capture a great image, but nothing seems to click (so to speak) - go find the best light and make a photograph happen there. Read more...

Greenland - Traveling with my Nikon DSLR
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Greenland - Traveling with my Nikon DSLR

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I spent seven long years of my life commuting between Sweden and America. I frequently passed through Copenhagen, and during one layover at this ultra-modern airport, I spotted an old, haggard jet on a deserted patch of runway, far away from the glamor and comfort of my terminal. It was the Air Greenland flagship. At this moment, the idea of a Greenland trip was born. Read more...

Time Lapse with Dennis Owens
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Time Lapse with Dennis Owens

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Something that has been an interesting topic and one that I'd like to give a try is, creating Time Lapse videos. And who better to talk to, then Nikonian, Dennis Owens (DennisOwens). He takes great pride in his work, and has a creative edge like none other. His Time Lapse (TL) Videos are something else, and remarkable, to say the least. So, who is Dennis, and how did all this all come together? Let's take a look, at an exclusive interview and find out more :) Read more...

Vision Quest Cards
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Vision Quest Cards

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A few Sundays ago, both mother nature and I were under the weather. It had been raining straight for weeks. Autumn had reared the ugly side of its head and brought cold temps. All the leaves had dropped, ushering in what we in Vermont refer to as "stick season," when all of the hills are drab brown. Needless to say, I was having a tough time finding anything I felt excited about shooting. Read more...

Nikon D300S Movie
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Nikon D300S Movie

Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs)

Movie by professional photographer Robert Boesch using a Nikon D300S for the complete production. (A short intro at the beginning of this movie is in German) Read more...

Wildlife Field Experience
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Wildlife Field Experience

Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs)

Our members, advanced amateur photographers and professionals, have a lot to share from the field being out capturing wildlife photographs. Learn tips & tricks on nature photography in these field reports. Read more...

Nikon D90 Movie
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Nikon D90 Movie

Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs)

Movie made by professional photographer Robert Boesch using a Nikon D90. This film has been produced by Nikon Switzerland (The movie's language is German) Read more...

Still Learning After 30 Years
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Still Learning After 30 Years

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I was about seventeen when I first found myself fascinated by the ability to capture images on film with a camera.Soon, people, places and many other things became subjects for my photographic my canvases. Those early attempts at art are long gone — discarded as being too amateurish. Read more...

Nikonians Remember Merlin
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Nikonians Remember Merlin

Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs)

The late Mike Graham, a.k.a. Merlin, was himself a resource, a no-nonsense hardcore passionate fan of Nikon and a true friend. And not just of us, but of anyone who sought his comments or advice. Read more...

Dressing for photography in the cold
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Dressing for photography in the cold

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

How to keep warm when taking pictures outdoors in cold weather was the subject of much research to successfully avoid it. Photography should always be joyous and J. Ramon Palacios (jrp) shows us how simple is to solve this issue, once you know the variables and the requirements for each piece of garment. Read more...

Tourist mindset
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Tourist mindset

Kim Brasel (kjbrasel)

It’s easy to get into the mindset that there’s nothing to do where you live, to believe you have to go somewhere grand or dramatic for great photos or to have fun with your family. But, what if you looked at the area you live in from the perspective of a tourist and not a local, what would you see? Read more...

David Summers
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David Summers

David Summers (dm1dave)

A Nikonians Team member invites you to celebrate with him his 10th Anniversary as a Nikonian. Learning at the forums, ANPATs and Nikonians Academy workshops; sharing his images and experiences in the forums and the Articles section, he became a moderator and is now the Nikonians Contest Director: David Summers (dm1dave). Read more...

Photographing Iceland (1) - Planning
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Photographing Iceland (1) - Planning

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

Team member and photographer Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd) takes you on an extensive trip to Iceland in this five part series. A must-read with lots of tips for anyone interested in landscape, travel photography or the beauty of Iceland in general. Read more...

Traveling Tips - Washington, USA
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Traveling Tips - Washington, USA

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First off, I'm not a travel photographer. I don't have the resources to travel to exotic places for extended periods of time just to make photos. Second off, when I do wind up visiting some place new, it's typically for a visit with family or a non-photography, work-related event. Either way, time is often limited when I travel. That was the case last week when my wife and I flew 2,699 miles across the U.S. to Washington to visit with family. Read more...

Nikonos V Review - Underwater photography
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Nikonos V Review - Underwater photography

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

Underwater photography is as fascinating or more than land or aerial photography. The 'painting with light' concept is by far more evident underwater than above the surface. Besides, to enter into a submerged new world, hidden, increases emotions with that of discovery. Although it may look at first as something very complicated, I will attempt here to convey it is not that difficult and very exciting. Read more...

The Debate Rages On: RAW or JPEG?
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The Debate Rages On: RAW or JPEG?

Connie Cassinetto (Via the Lens)

I follow photography conversations on a couple of different web sites, as do many of us. I also take photography trips to various areas with tour guides, again, as many of us do. Recently I took a guided photography trip to Costa Rica. One of the things I like about taking these trips is meeting new people, mostly other photographers, and talking about our shared love of the craft. This trip I was reminded about the seemingly apparent divide over shooting JPEG format versus shooting RAW format. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (5) - Egilsstadir, Eystrahorn & Jokusarlon
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Photographing Iceland (5) - Egilsstadir, Eystrahorn & Jokusarlon

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the fifth part of photographing Iceland by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Today he takes us to Egilsstadir, Djupivogur, Eystrahorn, Vestrahorn and Jokusarlon. Read more...

Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park shooting experience
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Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park shooting experience

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

It is the turn for J. Ramon Palacios (jrp) to take us into his personal experienced approach path to successful landscape photography in this Shooting Experience - Landscape Series. From spot selection, tripod positioning through focal length choices, to composition, actual shooting and then to post-processing. Read more...

Bushido
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Bushido

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

I was a 16 years old high school student, busy in warm hearted camaraderie and doing much photography, inevitably responding to challenges for street fist fighting, obtaining good grades just for the self-pride of it and scheming how to get the girl I deeply, madly, irretrievably loved, to kiss me. Read more...

Location Scouting - Part One
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Location Scouting - Part One

Rick Walker (walkerr)

As you get serious about photography, you know that success can’t be left to chance. In this Part One, Rick Walker offers excellent tips to prepare you before you get to your planned destination; what you can do for increasing your odds for good photography and being in the right place at the right time. Read more...

Adventures in the Sierra Madre
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Adventures in the Sierra Madre

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

"Las Ventanas" is a gigantic valley which under the misname of 'ranch' is sold periodically and with precise regularity, every 7 years: when abundant water comes out from its very deep well. Unfortunately in a finite volume and for a time only long enough to dream a little. One of those occasions was our turn to be the enthusiastic buyers. Read more...

Dream Lake & Nymph Lake shooting experience
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Dream Lake & Nymph Lake shooting experience

Rick Walker (walkerr)

Rick Walker takes us into his personal experienced approach path to successful landscape photography. From tripod positioning through focal length choices, to composition, actual shooting and then to post-processing. Read more...

Using the Nikon D750 in Africa - Field Report
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Using the Nikon D750 in Africa - Field Report

Mike Hagen (Mike_Hagen)

The Nikon D750 gets tested in one of the toughest environments on earth: Africa, under wildly varied photography scenarios during a Photo Safari. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (6) - From Jokusarlon to Geysir
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Photographing Iceland (6) - From Jokusarlon to Geysir

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the sixth and final part of photographing Iceland by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Today he takes us to Jokusarlon, Lomagnupur, Fjaðrárgljúfur, Vik, Seljalandsfoss and Geysir Read more...

On Assignment (3): Saved by the Light
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On Assignment (3): Saved by the Light

Matt Bradley (mbradley)

Light - the very essence of photography. Without it, you can’t take a picture, of course. But, as most Nikonians know, not just any light will do. A great composition captured in light that’s only fair, usually ends up as only a fair picture. Read more...

Location, Location, Location
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Location, Location, Location

Wayne Lorimer (wjlorimer)

It is said that “familiarity breeds contempt”. We live in a world that demands constant change if we are to remain engaged or interested. Today, children’s attention spans are measured not in hours or minutes, but in seconds. As a culture, we are continually bombarded by imagery designed to challenge, confront or confuse our senses. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (2) - Reykjavik, Grundarfjodur & Kirkjufell
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Photographing Iceland (2) - Reykjavik, Grundarfjodur & Kirkjufell

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the second part of a six part series by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd), this time taking us from Reykjavik to Grundarfjodur and Kirkjufell, via Hraunfossar. A must-read with lots of tips for anyone interested in landscape, travel photography or the beauty of Iceland in general. Read more...

Shoshin: The Art of Keeping a Beginner's Mind
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Shoshin: The Art of Keeping a Beginner's Mind

Jim Donelson (jcdonelson)

In the process of learning photography we often get stuck at a stage. Jim Donelson reminds us of the wisdom of Zen Budhism to overcome the possible obstacles, suggesting that most of them are self-made but can be demolished by expanding on our habits and attitude. Read more...

Going lighter with an FX system
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Going lighter with an FX system

Rick Walker (walkerr)

There are times when you want, need or should travel lighter, however still making wonderful quality images, not just snapshots. Rick Walker presents us his current solution on occasion of a trip to Paris with his wife. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (3) - From Kirkjufell to Goðafoss
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Photographing Iceland (3) - From Kirkjufell to Goðafoss

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the third part of a six part series by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Day 2 thru day 4: Kirkjufell, Budirkirkja,  Arnarstapi, Longrdangar, Hvitserkur and Goðafoss. Read more...

Photographing Iceland (4) - Dimmuborgir, Myvatn & Aldeyjarfoss
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Photographing Iceland (4) - Dimmuborgir, Myvatn & Aldeyjarfoss

Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd)

This is the forth part of photographing Iceland by Russell Whittemore (rosewood_ltd). Today he takes us to Dimmuborgir, Myvatn and Aldeyjarfoss. Read more...

Travel Photography With The Image Doctors
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Travel Photography With The Image Doctors

Everything you need to know before you go on your next trip. The Image Doctors have a lot of tips & tricks for travel photography, including checklists. Read more...

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