Category Archives: Other Nikon stuff

Nikon (NPS) stockpile at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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Few pictures from the NPS (Nikon Professional Services) station at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The photos from Vincent Kalut @vkalut (Instagram | Twitter | Facebook) / Photo News are copyrighted and used with permission:

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Video of a Nippon Kogaku optics factory from the 1940s

This video footage is made up of excerpts taken from a Japanese war-time film. The film has a patriotic agenda and is titled ‘Ichiban Utsukushiku’ (The Most Beautiful). Directed & written by Akira Kurosawa (regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema), the footage shows what an early Nippon Kogaku (NIKKO/Nikkor/Nikon) optics factory […]

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Nikon Q1/2017 financial report: profit is up, sales are down

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Reuters: “Nikon Q1 profit soars; sees higher profit in FY” Net income 176.2 percent higher than last year Earnings per share are 28.92 yen, higher than 10.46 yen last year. Net sales declined 8.9 percent Nikon released their financial results for the Imaging Products Business for the first quarter of the year ending March 31, 2017:

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Tour Divide by Eddie Clark

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Tour Divide by Eddie Clark (website | Facebook |Instagram | Flickr , all photos were shot with a D500 and D750 cameras): My first year of relying solely on photography as a source of income was 2009, which is also the first year I shot the Tour Divide.  Back then the Tour Divide was still very […]

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Nikon is 99 years old today

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Happy birthday to Nikon – the company turns 99 years old today. From Wikipedia:

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Most pros used Nikons to record Apollo 11 blast-off to moon

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47 years ago the Lunar Module ‘The Eagle’ landed on the moon… Most pros used Nikons to record Apollo 11 blast-off to moon When Apollo 11 slowly lifted skyward from Cape Kennedy on its lunar flight, spewing violent clouds of smoke and flame in its wake, more cameras than pairs of eyes seemed to be aimed […]

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