September 17, 2014   10:47 AM
Transporting a lot of gear? Think Tank Photo's Production Manager 40 is here for you
Think Tank Photo just released the Production Manager 40, a professional-strength, high-capacity rolling gear case designed to safely transport a large amount of lighting equipment, including room for multiple flash heads, power packs, monoblocks, softboxes, and light-stands.
September 16, 2014   11:28 PM
Busy October for Nikonians Academy
Nikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen is finishing up the Galapagos Photo Adventure and when he gets back, he won't have much time to unpack.
Mike is bringing back (by popular demand) the Lightroom and iTTL wireless flash workshops for the Los Angeles and Seattle Masters Series scheduled for October
September 12, 2014   3:11 PM
Freezing motion in low light - an optical viewfinder advantage
In his article Tim Marchant reviews a technique to capture moving objects in low-light by under-exposure and then post-processing to recover the image - but without motion blur. Read more on how to show some crisp keeper shots under difficult conditions from your new gear.
Nikon releases new FX-format D750
Nikon has announced their first FX-format D-SLR with a tilting Vari-Angle LCD, along with a new Speedlight and fast wide angle prime lens.
The new Nikon D750 will be available in late September with a suggested retail price of $2299.95 USD (body only). The AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED will carry a suggested retail price of $799.95 and the SB-500 Speedlight comes in at $249.95 (both due on the street by late September).
September 11, 2014   3:10 PM
Photo Techniques: Exposing for Pinpoint Stars Over a Landscape
Trying to capture detail in both the landscape and the stars can be difficult, but from about one hour before sunrise to approximately 30 minutes before sunrise there is a sweet spot that allows you to capture enough information in both areas to produce a stunning final image. Follow Mike Hagen as he goes through the checklist of 10 steps to perfect star photography.
September 7, 2014   10:07 PM
Nikonians Academy Spotlight on Urban Feeback
Rick Hulbert's Urban and Street Photography Workshops are receiving excellent reviews, and with a full slate of those workshops scheduled in the months ahead, we thought you might want to check them out.
September 3, 2014   12:08 AM
ANPAT-14 has slots availableOnly two seats are left for the 14th Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip (ANPAT). Our founders, J. Ramón Palacios (jrp) and Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs), urge any members trying to make a last-minute decision to sign up now.
August 26, 2014   11:36 PM
Nikon D810 Service Advisory
Nikon issued a Service Advisory last week for the brand new Nikon D810.
The advisory warned that the D810 had a problem where, "noise (bright spots) are sometimes noticeable in long exposures, and in some images captured at an Image area setting of 1.2× (30×20)."
Nikonians Academy highlights favorites in coming monthsNikonians Academy Director Mike Hagen just returned from a sold-out tour to beautiful Iceland. The amazing scenery and beautiful birds helped seal the deal for two more Iceland Photo Adventures next year (once in winter and another in the summer).
August 21, 2014   10:27 AM
New version of Nikonians Uploader for Mac available
Keeping up with the technology upgrade promise, Nikonians is coming with the newest version of Nikonians Uploader for Mac. This handy application allows you to easily upload images to the Nikonians galleries directly from your Mac.