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alberte Expert Ribbon awarded for his in-depth expertise in several areas Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014

Albert Esschendal (alberte)

Moderator

1225 posts

Recommended by 7 users

Member since December 19, 2004


WishList: AF-S 200mm f/2G VRII ED IF

Favourite Gadget: Apple iPhone 6S for (Nikonians) Podcasts


Forums moderated by this team member:

Nikkor Autofocus Lenses

Nikon D300/D200/D100

Nikon D5/D4/D3/D2/D1

The Dutch Café

Arkayem Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography

Russ MacDonald (Arkayem)

Moderator

6107 posts

Recommended by 25 users

Charter Member


I am a retired professional photographer. I used to own a studio specializing in weddings, portraits, and events. Now I am a hobby photographer (the highest form of photography). While I still photograph people at events (mostly my family using flash) my new interests have shifted to landscapes, architecture, wildlife, still life, travel, air shows, and HDR techniques. Prior to being a Wedding Photographer, I was an Electrical Engineer (MSEE USF, 1975) working on integrated circuits for cameras and flashes. I am also an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor (CFII).

WishList: Lots more years of healthy living, so I never have to give up shooting pictures until the day I leave this earth. Plus a D5!

Favourite Gadget: Gary Fong Light Sphere II


Forums moderated by this team member:

Nikon D300/D200/D100

Nikon D90/D80/D70

Nikon Speedlights & Lighting

Asgard He is your Chief Guardian Angel at the Helpdesk and knows a lot about a lot

Gerold Brinkema (Asgard)

Heads the German Section of Nikonians

60184 posts

Recommended by 71 users

Member since April 7, 2004


WishList: More Time

Favourite Gadget: Kirk L-Bracket

avm247 Awarded for high skills in documentary architecture and aviation photography Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014

Anthony Manansala (avm247)

Moderator

18758 posts

Recommended by 47 users

Charter Member


WishList: The entire Nikon catalog. :) Up next: [strike]SB-910[/strike] [strike]AF-S 70-200 f/2.8 G ED IF VR[/strike] AF-S 24-120mm f/4G VR AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6G ED VR

Favourite Gadget: Hot shoe bubble level (3-way and 2-way)


Forums moderated by this team member:

Architectural

Café Filipino

English Café

New & Returning Members

New to Photography

Nikon Autofocus Film Cameras

Nikon D610 and D600

Repair Shops

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benveniste Awarded for is high level skills in various areas, including Macro and Landscape Photography Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his generous suppport to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Michael Benveniste (benveniste)

Moderator

10255 posts

Recommended by 34 users

Member since November 25, 2002


WishList: AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 60-120mm f/2.0G (One can dream, right?)

Favourite Gadget: Bubble Level


Forums moderated by this team member:

Black & White Film

Color slide & print film

Computers & Peripherals

English Café

Lens Accessories

Manual Focus Lenses

Nikkor Autofocus Lenses

Nikon F100

bgs One of the two c-founders, expert in several areas Awarded for his valuable Nikon product reviews at the Resources

Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs)

Nikonians Co-Founder

7765 posts

Recommended by 23 users

Charter Member


Ramón and I founded Nikonians end of 1999, launching officially 2000. It is truly amazing to see what we have become today - thanks to all of you who have supported us and continue to do so! Without your support, Nikonians would not be able to exist. You can find out more about the team and me on our team page: https://www.nikonians.org/teampage#bgs We are happy to have you here - Nikon Rules!

WishList: More time: to be able to spend with Nikonians AND photography. Gearwise, this is on the list: * good, portable heads (light) and some soft boxes. Maybe profoto. * Nikkor AF-S VR 200mm/2.0 * Nikkor AF-S VR 400mm/2.8 * Nikkor AF-S VR 600mm/4.0

Favourite Gadget: SB-910


Forums moderated by this team member:

About Nikonians

Camera Security & Insurance

Platinum Lounge

Über Nikonians

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Barry Higgins (bhiggins)

Moderator

3047 posts

Recommended by 23 users

Member since January 4, 2015


blw Awarded for his high level of expertise in various areas

Brian Wong (blw)

Moderator

28560 posts

Recommended by 73 users

Member since June 18, 2004


I shoot flowers, baseball, insects, railroading, birds, motorsports, landscapes, old machines, street, portraits, the texture of history... whatever piques my interest. I'm now 98% digital, but I still shoot that 2% film, and I still have the film part of a darkroom - but chemical printing is something I plan never to go back to.

WishList: Perkin-Elmer/Vivitar 400/f4.5 Solid Cat Nikkor 17/f4 PC-E (I wish they made it. It's a [i]wish[/i] list!) Nikkor 24/f3.5 PC-E Nikkor 14-24/f2.8 AFS Nikkor 200/f2 AFS VR Sigma 300-800mm/f5.6 EX HSM Hey, it's a *wish* list, right? No, I don't need all this stuff. But it doesn't cost anything to put it here, and if I were to win the lottery, I probably would get most of it! :-)

Favourite Gadget: DR-5 right-angle finder


Forums moderated by this team member:

3rd Party Autofocus Lenses

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Nikkor Autofocus Lenses

Nikon D7000 Series

BSchirm Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Wildlife & Landscape Photography awarded for  winning in the Best of Nikonians 2014 images Photo Contest Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2011 images Photo Contest Fellow Ribbon awarded for the continuous sharing of his inspirational photographic abilities and for helping and encouraging members as they advance from beginner into advanced photography.

Barry Schirm (BSchirm)

Moderator

3216 posts

Recommended by 19 users

Member since December 7, 2005


cchoc Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, most notably in Landscape Photography

Charlie Choc (cchoc)

Moderator

5064 posts

Recommended by 28 users

Charter Member


Wilderness photography gives me an opportunity to combine my love of the outdoors with my love of photography, and I spend my time chasing light around the country. My specialties are photographing the Smoky Mountains, the desert southwest and the greater Yellowstone area. I am fortunate to have won various awards and my work has been published in books, on magazine covers, calendars and in newspaper articles.

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Joerg Brosseit (Colorsphere)

Moderator

1742 posts

Recommended by 4 users

Member since February 27, 2007


coolmom42 Awarded for her enthusiastic support of the community and exemplifying the Nikonian mission “Share, Learn and Inspire”

Diane L. Simmons (coolmom42)

Moderator

4139 posts

Recommended by 35 users

Member since December 1, 2011


I shoot landscapes, family, and wildlife, finding the most inspiration in those close to me and my beloved Tennessee hills. The support and help from fellow Nikonians has been invaluable to me.

WishList: Nikon D7200

Favourite Gadget: gray card & cube level


Forums moderated by this team member:

A Picture I Took

Family & Pets

Landscape Contest

Nikonian Ladies

Covey22 Expert in various fields including aviation photography Awarded for his contributions to the Resources and The Nikonian eZine

Armando Heredia (Covey22)

Moderator

11730 posts

Recommended by 30 users

Charter Member


WishList: More exotic primes and zooms.


Forums moderated by this team member:

Aviation

Café Filipino

Lens Accessories

New & Returning Members

Nikon Coolpix Cameras

Stage, Clubs, Concerts & Nightlife

dclarhorn In depth knowledge and high level skills in a variety of areas including landscape Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Dan LaRusso (dclarhorn)

Moderator

14847 posts

Recommended by 29 users

Member since March 31, 2002


Great site, great artists

DennisOwens Donor Ribbon awarded for his most generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Donor Ribbon awarded for his extraordinary generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Sports and Time-lapse Photography

Dennis Owens (DennisOwens)

Moderator

326 posts

Recommended by 8 users

Member since December 18, 2007


Favourite Gadget: My Photo Truck


Forums moderated by this team member:

Astrophotography

Time-Lapse Photography

Dieter_Wilhelm Awarded for his wide variety of skills, a true generalist both in film and digital photography

Dieter Fröhling (Dieter_Wilhelm)

Moderator

6558 posts

Recommended by 7 users

Member since January 31, 2008


WishList: A shift lens (maybe that 24TS :-) )

Favourite Gadget: MC-36 and MC35 hooked on Garmin GPS60 (Fun with cables) and an Archos 605.


Forums moderated by this team member:

Architektur

Aufgabe des Monats

Kamerastative und Stativköpfe

Makroaufnahmen

Nikkor Objektive

Nikon 1 und DL Kameras

Nikon D100/D200/D300/D500

Nikon Speedlights

Objektive von Drittherstellern

On Location

Sportfotografie

Taschen und Rucksäcke

DigitalDarrell Founding Member of the Nikonians writer Guild. Author of most of the NikoniansPress books. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Darrell Young (DigitalDarrell)

Author - NikoniansPress Books

5987 posts

Recommended by 31 users

Charter Member


It is important that we help support the Nikonians.org website by getting at least a Silver membership, preferably a Gold. Nikonians.org is a unique place on the web. We must all work together to keep it so!

WishList: Nikkor 600mm f/4, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8

Favourite Gadget: Hotshoe Level

dm1dave Awarded for high level knowledge and skills in various areas, most notably in Wildlife and Landscape Writer Ribbon awarded for his excellent article contributions to the Nikonians community Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

David Summers (dm1dave)

Moderator and Nikonians Photo Contests Director

13623 posts

Recommended by 79 users

Member since September 12, 2006


My life in the visual arts started as an Illustrator/Draftsman in the United Sates Navy. After my retirement from the military I turned to photography as my primary creative outlet. Shortly after picking up my first DSLR, a D50, I discovered Nikonians. The people and friendly atmosphere of the Nikonians community has been my greatest asset for the advancement of my photography. I am proud to be part of the Nikonians team!

domer2760 Fellow Ribbon awarded for his frequent assistance to other members by sharing his perspective, skills and expertise, especially with infrared and macro photography. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Awarded for his expertise in IR & Macro photography Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Dan Wiedbrauk (domer2760)

Moderator

1206 posts

Recommended by 18 users

Member since October 23, 2010


drjimbob Awarded In Memoriam for  sharing countless hours of his expertise no matter how simple or complex the question, and especially for his eternal good nature.

Bob Tomerlin (drjimbob)

Moderator Emeritus

15520 posts

Charter Member


In Memoriam. Bob (drjimbob) accumulated over 15,500 posts in eight years, mostly to help others. His dedication as Moderator of the Critique Forum consolidated it into the civil and helpful center of learning that it is today. You are missed by all the many friends you made here. The comment in his member profile: THANKS to Bo & JRP and all of you helpful Nikonians! And some friendly advice: if you ever have the opportunity to to be on an ANPAT - DO IT !!!!

WishList: A cancer-free body. Then, wasting fewer shots & making the most of the opportunities that meet me.

Favourite Gadget: Tough call - either "tripod & cable release" or circular polarizing filter or grad ND filter

Dubes Awarded for his high level of achievement and willingness to help others – most notably in wildlife photography. Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Macro and Wildlife Photography Laureate Ribbon awarded as a Winner in a Nikonians Best of Images Annual Photo Contest  Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Richard Dubiel (Dubes)

Moderator

7779 posts

Recommended by 45 users

Member since June 16, 2007


Favourite Gadget: In the summer, Domke Photo Vest Visible Dust Arctic Butterfly Sensor Brush


Forums moderated by this team member:

Micro, Macro & Close-up

Micro, Macro & Close-Up Contest

Post for Critique

Post-Processing & Workflow

Premium Advice & Critique (NEF upload)

Wildlife

dwr857 Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Awarded for his high level skills, specially in Wildlife & Landscape Photography

Don Rich (dwr857)

Moderator

3245 posts

Recommended by 20 users

Member since August 2, 2014


ericbowles Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Landscape and Wildlife Photoghraphy Writer Ribbon awarded for for his article contributions to the community Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Eric Bowles (ericbowles)

Moderator

10530 posts

Recommended by 100 users

Member since November 25, 2005


I'm a full time professional nature photographer specializing in the southeastern United States. I sell prints, lead workshops, provide individual instruction and do some commercial work. I've been shooting with Nikon gear for about 15 years. My main interest areas are landscapes, wildlife and macro, but I do a good bit of urban photography. Several of my current projects involve photographing nature in an urban environment.

esantos Nikonians Resources Writer. Recognized for his outstanding reviews on printers and printing articles. Awarded for his high level of expertise in various areas, including Landscape Photography Awarded for his extraordinary accomplishments in Landscape Photography. His work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian.

Ernesto Santos (esantos)

Moderator

13233 posts

Recommended by 65 users

Member since November 10, 2002


Nikonians is a wonderful place to learn and share your own knowledge with others. Since I first discovered Nikonians in 2002 I've come here on a daily basis, and every day I learn something.

flashdeadline Expert professional photojournalist Awarded for his multiple contributions to the eZine, Newsletters and more

Tom Bone (flashdeadline)

Chief Editor

4109 posts

Recommended by 12 users

Member since April 7, 2002


WishList: Two more D3's


Forums moderated by this team member:

Aviation

Nikon D5/D4/D3/D2/D1

People: PJ, PR & Street

glxman Awarded for his high level skills, specially in Wildlife & Landscape Photography

Gary Worrall (glxman)

Moderator

6651 posts

Recommended by 31 users

Member since October 4, 2008


WishList: More cash flow!

Favourite Gadget: Micnova cable release Micnova wireless remote Nikon eye level viewfinder


Forums moderated by this team member:

Landscape Contest

Nikon D750/D700

Premium Advice & Critique (NEF upload)

Travel Contest

Tripods & Camera Support

Wildlife

gutlicht

Gabriele Hantschel (gutlicht)

Moderator

5699 posts

Recommended by 2 users

Member since June 5, 2006


HBB Hal is an expert in several areas, including CLS Awarded for his excellent article contributions to the Resources. Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Hal Becker (HBB)

Moderator

8773 posts

Recommended by 60 users

Charter Member


I'm still trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. Fortunately, neither of these has occurred yet

WishList: SB800 strobes that are radio frequency instead of optical triggering: SB800 data in EXIF file in camera

Favourite Gadget: Really Right Stuff ball heads, clamps, plates, Rails, L-brackets, strobe frames and adapters


Forums moderated by this team member:

English Café

Glamour & Portrait, Studio & Still Life

Light and Exposure

Nikon Speedlights & Lighting

White Balance & Color

Holger Awarded for his excellent article contributions to the Resources. Awarded for his wide variety of skills, a true generalist both in film and digital photography.

Holger Wahl (Holger)

Moderator

1179 posts

Recommended by 6 users

Member since December 30, 2002


WishList: Nikon 70-200 mm f/2.8 VR II

Favourite Gadget: Gossen lightmeter


Forums moderated by this team member:

Nikon Film Kameras

Sonstige Kamerahersteller und Formate

Studiotechnik

Treffen in der Schweiz

James23p Awarded for his wide variety of skills, a true generalist both in film and digital photography

James Pisarz (James23p)

Moderator

11234 posts

Recommended by 34 users

Member since April 26, 2004


God Bless all those in harms way. Proud US Navy Corspman

WishList: More glass as usual! :D

Favourite Gadget: Giottos Rocket blower


Forums moderated by this team member:

Astrophotography

I Want to Sell

I Want to Sell Archive

Manual Focus Lenses

Nikon D5000/D3000 series

Nikon D60/D50/D40

Nikon D90/D80/D70

Nikon Manual Film Cameras

JCGamble

Joseph Gamble (JCGamble)

Author

18 posts

Member since October 5, 2003


Professional Photographer & Photography Professor at the Isaacson School for New Media at Colorado Mountain College.

WishList: Leica M240

Favourite Gadget: iPad

Jimi

Jim Stamates (Jimi)

Nikonians Academy Instructor

349 posts

Recommended by 4 users

Member since November 9, 2006


Favourite Gadget: Home made flash extender

jnadelberg

Jon Nadelberg (jnadelberg)

Author

185 posts

Member since February 2, 2015


JonK Awarded for his high level skills and in-depth knowledge in various areas, such as Wildlife, Landscape and Stage Photography Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Jonathan Kandel (JonK)

Moderator

6322 posts

Recommended by 52 users

Member since July 3, 2004


jrp JRP is one of the co-founders, has in-depth knowledge in various areas. Awarded for his contributions for the Resources

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

Nikonians Co-Founder

38668 posts

Recommended by 84 users

Charter Member


WishList: Nikon D5 24mm f/3.5D ED PC-E MF Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G AF-S Nikkor 70-200 f/2.8G AF-S VR II Nikkor 105mm f/1.8 AI-S MF Nikkor 200mm f/2.0G ED IF AF-S VR II Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED AF-S VR Nikkor TC1.4E III [b]At least 25,000 Silver, Gold and Platinum members. C'mon! Please! We need you![/b]

Favourite Gadget: Markins BV-22, Q20i, Q10i, Q3 ball heads Kirk L-brackets Gary Fong Flash Diffusers Giotto's rocket air blower Custom Brackets for off-camera flash Hitech ND Grad filters and holders 3-axis Bubble Level Nikonians Pro Camera Strap Nikonians Pro Sling Camera Strap


Forums moderated by this team member:

About Nikonians

Annual Best of Nikonians Contest

Books & Magazines

Café Español

Camera Carry & Apparel

Camera Security & Insurance

Digital Artistry Contest

Landscape Contest

Micro, Macro & Close-Up Contest

Nikonians Academy African Safaris

Nikonians Academy Workshops

Nikonians Photo Adventure Trips

Photo Contest Info

Platinum Lounge

Ports of Call Subject/Locations

Premium Advice & Critique (NEF upload)

Previous Assignments

Travel Contest

Tripods & Camera Support

Über Nikonians

Underwater & Aquatic Life

Wildlife Contest

jtmcg Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Awarded for his high level skills, specially in Wildlife, Macro & Landscape Photography Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

John McGarry (jtmcg)

Moderator

4986 posts

Recommended by 19 users

Member since March 22, 2007


Shot a lot of Kodachrome back in the 80s then life called and I got away from photography. I'm now retired and back into photography shooting digital and enjoying it.

kds315 Awarded for his in depth knowledge and skills in a variety of subjects, most notably in Macro and Close-Up, Infrared and Ultraviolet Photography

Dr Klaus Schmitt (kds315)

Moderator

783 posts

Recommended by 4 users

Member since November 15, 2007



Forums moderated by this team member:

Infrared & Ultraviolet

Kilted_F3_nut Skilled and passionate film photogtrapher

John Laughlin (Kilted_F3_nut)

Moderator

5595 posts

Recommended by 16 users

Member since June 29, 2004


WishList: -2 F3HP diopter for F4E 20/3.5 Nikkor-UD with AI ring in BGN condition 180/2.8 ED AIS in somewhat decent condition black eyelevel finder shell for F AR-1 for F2AS AR-9 for FM2n Better DP-20 for F4E DK-17C -2 diopters for F5 and D2x DK-19 eyecups for F5 and D2x F-36 drive with cordless pack F4 P screen HN-1 lens hood HN-3 lens hood in better condition HS-9 lens hood K3 screen for FM2n MS-1 battery clip (only one) for MD-2 on F2AS MB-20 and better MB-23 for F4E MF-14 for F3P MF-23 for F4 MF-28 for F5 MF-3 for F2AS

Favourite Gadget: All of'em


Forums moderated by this team member:

Manual Focus Lenses

Nikon F6/F5/F4

Nikon Manual Film Cameras

Kipmm Awarded for his high level expertise, specially in Wildlife Photography 
Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

John David Hutchison (Kipmm)

Moderator

4191 posts

Recommended by 29 users

Member since June 27, 2013


km6xz Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Portraits and Urban Photography

Stan Jacox (km6xz)

Moderator

3559 posts

Recommended by 68 users

Member since January 22, 2009


Returned to photography 8 years ago after a 15 year gap with my first DSLR, a D90 when it was first introduced. I've had a number of my photos licensed in the past for calendars and record albums but that was back when I was a recording engineer/producer/studio owner/ for 25 years near San Francisco. Now live in St Petersburg Russia for the past 14 years and LOVE it! It would be a shame NOT to have a good camera in this photogenic city.

WishList: ?. A very long life so I'll have time to relax after all the fun I have.

Favourite Gadget: Black Rapid RS-5 strap, battery grip, Home-made RF strobe triggers, lots of modifiers


Forums moderated by this team member:

Nikon D7000 Series

Stage, Clubs, Concerts & Nightlife

Lilija

Lilija Gross (Lilija)

Head of the Photo Pro Shop in Europe

2 posts

Member since July 22, 2008


Lucia11

Lucia Tomciova (Lucia11)

Back Office Administration

Member since June 3, 2014


MaRiJonas Awarded for his wide variety of skills, a true generalist both in film and digital photography.

Richard Jonas (MaRiJonas)

Moderator

3205 posts

Recommended by 3 users

Member since March 11, 2010


Favourite Gadget: the speedlight stand of my SB-600, very useful for making macrophotos


Forums moderated by this team member:

Aufgabe des Monats

Bildgestaltung

Just for fun

Panorama

Marjani expert in ocean scapes and underwater photography

Karen Willshaw (Marjani)

Moderator

3633 posts

Recommended by 25 users

Charter Member


Living where I do, you can't help but want to pick up a camera and shoot the amazing scenery above & below. More recently I have been asked to be the official photographer at small weddings - usually no more that 6 people. Although daunting, I really do enjoy these intimate occasions and I strive to give the happy couple memorable images reflecting their special day

WishList: 1. A workshop / field excursion in Western Australia or better still, here on Cocos! AND STILL WISHING... come on someone, please!

Favourite Gadget: Everything! Fun playing with the lot & learning, learning, learning!


Forums moderated by this team member:

Landscape

Nikonian Ladies

Non-Nikon Cameras

Underwater & Aquatic Life

Martin Turner Expert professional PJ & PR photographer

Martin Turner (Martin Turner)

Moderator

4860 posts

Recommended by 31 users

Member since June 20, 2006


I started as a photojournalist and over the years have moved into marketing and advertising photography. In 2012 I started a branding company, and now offer brand photography as one of my key distinctives. I love Nikonians because not only is it the most authoritative advice on Nikon and photography generally, but also the most well behaved corner of the internet.

meadowlark2 Donor Ribbon awarded for her support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Fellow Ribbon awarded for her continuous encouragement and meaningful comments in the spirit of Nikonians. Donor Ribbon awarded for her generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Marsha Edmunds (meadowlark2)

Moderator

3742 posts

Recommended by 32 users

Member since September 3, 2012


My interest in photography started when I was a young girl with an Kodak Instamatic camera followed by my Dad's Pentax 35mm,my first SLR, and a series of Nikon Digital SLR cameras. Wildlife, landscapes, and family photographs were my interest but I have since found macro photography fascinating especially for wild flowers. With great current lenses it has been exciting to zoom in on wildlife and learn more about them by watching and capturing images of behavior. My interest has really been fanned in the digital age with the great quality of images now possible.


Forums moderated by this team member:

New to Photography

MEMcD In depth knowledge in various areas

Martin McDonough (MEMcD)

Moderator

31282 posts

Recommended by 69 users

Member since December 24, 2007


WishList: 600mm f/4E FL ED AF-S VR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED AF-S VR

Favourite Gadget: Anything made by Nikon


Forums moderated by this team member:

Architectural

New & Returning Members

Nikkor Autofocus Lenses

Nikon D5/D4/D3/D2/D1

Nikon D810/D800 series

Nikon Video

Mike_Hagen Expert photography teacher

Mike Hagen (Mike_Hagen)

Nikonians Academy Director

148 posts

Recommended by 10 users

Member since December 13, 2006


mmariant Expert photography teacher

Michael A. Mariant (mmariant)

Nikonians Academy Instructor

677 posts

Recommended by 5 users

Member since June 21, 2008


Michael Mariant is a travel & documentary visual journalist based in California, while his travels have taken him around the world. Following several years as a newspaper photojournalist and desk editor, Michael moved away from local and regional coverage and up to wire service photography. For over a decade now, Michael has been a contract photojournalist for The Associated Press, responsible for coverage of the Central Coast of California along with sports and entertainment assignments in Los Angeles, notably anchoring the agency’s coverage of the Michael Jackson trial from 2003 to 2005. Coupled with his domestic photojournalism, Michael spends nearly a third of the year abroad shooting travel/documentary stock imagery along with lecturing on the topics of Cultural Sensitivity and Immersion in Travel Photography. Michael is also the consultant and multimedia coordinator for the Semester at Sea study abroad program, providing lectures and instructions to the college students while shaping the direction of the programs multimedia efforts in video, still photography and podcasts through social media. While still taking on editorial and Associated Press assignments, Michael has shifted his focus to DSLR cinematography projects, as well as educational travel photography workshops for Nikonians Academy and High Sierra Workshops, as well as university and industry lecture engagements so as to instruct others on the analytical, cultural and visual approaches to travel photography and cinematography.

mnbuilder49 Awarded for his high level skills in various areas, especially in Interiors Architecture, Landscape and HDR Photography

Larry Anderson (mnbuilder49)

Moderator

4979 posts

Recommended by 41 users

Member since April 18, 2006



Forums moderated by this team member:

HDR Software

NEF Processing Skills

Ned_L Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, especially Travel Photography

Ned S. Levi (Ned_L)

Moderator

8049 posts

Recommended by 57 users

Charter Member


The majority of my photography is Travel Photography, which goes hand and hand with my work as a Travel Journalist. I write a weekly travel opinion and advice column, as well as articles for corporate newsletters, and other outlets. As more and more travel being done these days is to see the natural world, travel photography now includes wildlife photography, which has been a long time passion of mine. I also do a considerable amount of architectural, as well as news and event photography, plus some catalog and documentation photography.

WishList: Atomos Ninja 2 Video Recorder / Field Monitor Zoom H6 Handy Recorder with Interchangeable Microphone System Redrock Micro DSLR Field Cinema Deluxe Bundle Black with Advanced microFollowFocus

Favourite Gadget: Visible Dust Sensor Loupe


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Roman Slusny (nikors)

Software Developer

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Member since February 6, 2012


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Amy S. Enyart (Nola Nikon)

Head of the PhotoProShop North America and Logistics

136 posts

Member since November 13, 2008


NRandall Awarded for his high level skills in various areas, specially in Landscape Photography

Nicholas Randall (NRandall)

Moderator

1603 posts

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Member since September 12, 2013


My first experience with Nikon was in 1982 when my partner at the time had a Nikon FM2 and a newly acquired 85mm 1.4 AIS lens for available light images for live theater, where I worked as a lighting designer. Fast forward to Australia in 2006 and my reentry into photography with an F100 and soon after a D80. The innovations that have come into Nikon cameras in the past 9 years has been breathtaking. These days Nikonians is my regular companion as I learn and grow with others as we ride this amazing wave of creative technology.

WishList: 14-400mm AFS F2.0 VR


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Conrad Obregon (Obregon)

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2609 posts

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WishList: Vision

Favourite Gadget: Right Angle View Finder-It let's me lay on the ground


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Olaf Brueck (obrueck)

Head of IT

87 posts

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Member since April 3, 2007


I am responsible for managing and coordinating software development work for the Nikonians community and the Photo Pro Shops

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Pavel Bernhauser (palob)

Software Developer Mobility

58 posts

Member since January 21, 2007


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Bob Deschene (Puddlepyrate2013)

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270 posts

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Favourite Gadget: Actually, it is my yearly Farmers Almanac, it has all the info I need for sunrise/set, moonrise/set, high/low tides basicly everything I need for outdoor photography


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reuben Landscape and Sports in depth expertise Awarded for his article contributions to the Resources Donor Ribbon awarded for his extraordinary generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Steve Johnson (reuben)

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10639 posts

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Member since January 21, 2004


WishList: 1) a more intelligent person to use the equipment i own 2) a shift key on my computer 3) time 4) patience

Favourite Gadget: the delete key (the best digital postprocessing tool ever invented)


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rhulbert Winner of the Nikonians 10th Anniversary Photo Contest Awarded for his limitless enthusiasm and extraordinarily genial nature consistently in support of Nikonians Writer Ribbon awarded for his generous and valuable contributions to the Nikonians Articles (Resources) section.

Richard Hulbert (rhulbert)

Nikonians Academy Instructor

586 posts

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WishList: more workshops

Favourite Gadget: The Next One

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Rob Migliaccio (rmigliaccio)

Chief Legal Counsel

4273 posts

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Member since March 10, 2004


ScottChapin Awarded for his high level skills in various areas, including Aviation and Birds Photography

Scott Chapin (ScottChapin)

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9045 posts

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spiritualized67 Awarded for his high level of expertise in various areas, most notably in Street & Landscape Photography

Daniel Stainer (spiritualized67)

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3288 posts

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Steve Simon (stevesimon)

Nikonians Academy Instructor

42 posts

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walkerr Awarded for his con tributed articles published at the Resources Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in multiple areas Master Ribbon awarded as a member who has gone beyond technical knowledge to show mastery of the art and science of photography   Donor Ribbon awarded for his most generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015

Rick Walker (walkerr)

Moderation Director

16906 posts

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Member since May 6, 2002


I've been involved in photography with SLRs since I was ten years old and have never lost my fascination and joy with it. There's something special about its blend of art and personal memories that inspires me. The areas of photography I enjoy the most are landscapes, wildlife, and travel; it's hard for me to imagine a time when I'll lose interest in them. An early adopter of digital, I'm a happy user of DSLRs. I'm fortunate to live in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where there are ample opportunities for the photographic subjects I enjoy. I'm happy and honored to be part of the team.


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Kristina Nessl (yagaberry)

ezine production and office management

Member since August 1, 2006


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Zita Kemeny (zkemeny)

Software Developer

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