New Nikon in space video, search NASA’s photo archive and more

Nikon Europe published a new video:

Nikon in Space video: time-lapse view of the world | Nikon 100th Anniversary

Nikon's history in Space began with the Nikon Photomic FTN, a modified Nikon F camera that was used aboard the Apollo 15 in 1971 and Nikon cameras have been aboard every manned space flight since. This film, edited by SmugMug Films, is a compiled time-lapse video using thousands of still images. The bright flashes are lightning strikes hitting the earth, watch and enjoy.

This is the first of many remarkable moments, both big and small, which we will be sharing in the lead up to Nikon 100th Anniversary! Stay tuned for more.


NASA launched a new website at images.nasa.gov where you can search their entire photo archive - you can spot a lot of Nikon cameras (via Petapixel).


Nikon will soon start a search for photographs to feature in their special 100th-anniversary film:

Nikon will soon begin the search for photographs to feature in a very special 100th Anniversary film.

The film will tell Nikon's story through the lenses of Nikon photographers and a competition to find fitting photos is coming soon.

More details on the competition are to follow so why not start looking through your photo collection for the perfect shot today. (via Ephotozine)

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