Weekly Nikon related news/links

I will be on the road in the next 7 days with limited Internet connectivity. I don't expect anything major to happen during that time and I will still cover any breaking/interesting news.

  • Nikon launched a new site nikonlive.com with a "Cool Shot Contest" which is part of its sponsorship of the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater with Live Nation. Official press release available here.
  • Nikon also launched a new website with the Danish Society for Photography for young photographers.

  • Nikon D3 sighting @ FIFA World Cup: in the Japan v. Denmark game at around 87:26 mark of the match, Princess Takamado of Japan was seen in broadcast shooting with a Nikon D3.
  • I got a tip that yesterday (Thursday, June 24th) Howard Stern mentioned on his show that Nikon offered to let him try out a new camera for a while. Not sure what model camera that was, but Howard is a photo enthusiast (maybe the D90 replacement?).
  • Makoto Kimura will become the next President of Nikon effective from June 29th. Maybe things will start moving fast after the 29th.
  • Check this insane workflow from Chase Jarvis (Nikon shooter):

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