July 31, 2014   4:34 PM

The Nikon D810 is impressive

In this article, Rick Walker summarizes his first impressions of the new and highly anticipated Nikon D810 and enthusiastically states that it is "the best general purpose camera he has ever used." How does the new model compare to the D800E? Read more and find out.

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July 30, 2014   1:05 AM

California here we come (and more....)

Academy-Logo-SQ-California_200.jpgNikonians Academy instructor Michael Mariant is preparing for photo adventures in his home state of California. 

He's been teaching and sharing as a member of the Academy staff for many years and his portfolio includes work in all parts of the globe, but his West Coast photography workshops can easily be called one of his specialties.

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July 23, 2014   12:18 AM

Campaign to benefit members

i-phone-125-SQ.jpgNikonians.org plans for technology upgrades in the near future are underway with help from the Nikonians 2014 fundraising campaign.

Our founders, J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) and Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs) will concentrate on making the site and services easily accessed by current technology, including the growing number of mobile users. This will require integrating the various areas better, such as galleries, forums, articles and blogs.

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July 22, 2014   10:58 PM

Academy updates (with Les Picker Interview)

Academy-SQ-India_120.jpgNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen tells us the academy curriculum has many new workshops posted this week. 
The Masters Series workshops are headed for Los Angeles and Seattle this October. Iceland in winter 2015 is set to begin February 8. 

The Northern India Tea, Landscape and Wildlife Photo Adventure (April 2015) will take you to photograph mountains, wildlife and the tea harvest.

The 2015 Tanzania photo safari begins November 4, and the Galapagos Photography Adventure starts September 13, 2015.

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July 16, 2014   7:07 AM

Fundraising kick off thanks from Bo and JRP

fundraiser-cht-w_120.jpgNikonians.org founders Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs) and J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) are thanking the generous members already supporting the Nikonians 2014 fundraising campaign.

As of this week the fundraising thermometer is creeping towards the $4,000 mark, thanks to some hefty additions (including one for $1,000).  Our founders want to make sure everyone understands that all donations, regardless of the amount, are deeply appreciated. 

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ANPAT Bookings closing soon - last chance alert

Blog-ANPAT-14-SQ_125.jpgOnly a few seats are left for the 14th Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip (ANPAT). Our founders, J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) and Bo Stahlbrandt, want you to know they will soon be closing down bookings in order to make hotel reservations in a timely manner.  

If you have been considering making the trip, now is the time to sign up.

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July 15, 2014   9:26 AM

Purchase any of Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise V2.0 Shoulder bag and receive two free gifts!

Looking for a sweet deal on a new shoulder bag? Purchase any of Think Tank Photo’s popular Urban Disguise V2.0 shoulder bags until August 7th and receive a Shoulder Harness V2.0 and a set of Urban Disguise Attachment Straps for free (a $54.50 value).

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July 14, 2014   12:36 PM

Digital Tidbits: Three Methods for Post-Processing Greens

For most photographs of nature, the color green is essential to the overall impact and believability of the image. If the greens look good, then the rest of the photo is believable. In this article, Mike Hagen (Mike_Hagen) will show you three ways for achieving believable greens using a variety of software tools.

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July 9, 2014   10:22 AM

Understanding Long Exposure Noise Reduction

Many people have wondered about how Long Exposure Noise Reduction (Long Exp. NR) works. To clear up any misconceptions, this article will describe the unusual method the camera uses to remove noise caused by a long exposure. Let’s examine how it works and how to enable it on your camera.

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Nikonians Academy curriculum update

Academy-SQ-Monkey_110.jpgOur Nikonians Academy instructors are putting the finishing touches on their upcoming workshops and trips. Jim Stamates' 11-day Costa Rica photography tour next February is shaping up to be an amazing trip.

Jim has been leading tours to this lush land for years now and know the are extremely well.

This adventure is limited to 12 explorers for a more personal experience.

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