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Nikon Inc. achieves #1 spot in full-frame camera market during important 2017 holiday selling season News Press releases 

Nikon Inc. achieves #1 spot in full-frame camera market during important 2017 holiday selling season

Market Bolstered by Exceptional Demand for the Award-Winning Full Frame (FX-format) D850 DSLR MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Imaging leader Nikon attained the #1 position for both market share and revenue for December 2017, in the full frame digital camera with interchangeable lens (DCIL) category in the U.S.1 The overwhelming success of the powerful new Nikon D850 DSLR, as... Read More
Hardware in crisis: Can camera companies compete? News Opinion 

Hardware in crisis: Can camera companies compete?

The hardgoods part of the photo industry has always been highly competitive and price sensitive. Accessory sales prop up profit margins, as dealers rely on photo printing, lenses, bags, tripods, filters and other add-ons to build comfortable margins. It’s not unusual for an independent dealer to make $50 or $60 on the sale of a $1,200 DSLR body. This is... Read More
Nikon announces new AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm F/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR Super Telephoto Zoom Lens at CES 2018 Events New Products Press releases 

Nikon announces new AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm F/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR Super Telephoto Zoom Lens at CES 2018

LAS VEGAS – Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Nikon Inc. announced the new AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR super-telephoto zoom lens, which is ideally suited for photographing sports and wildlife with astounding speed and clarity. This professional level FX-format lens is more versatile than ever, and has been updated with the newest NIKKOR lens technologies... Read More
Five ways to boost your photo business in 2018 Feature Opinion 

Five ways to boost your photo business in 2018

Every new year brings new opportunities and new challenges and 2018 is shaping up to be no different. After the hustle and bustle of the all-important fourth quarter, many photo businesses use this time to reflect and to plan. Let’s take a look at some practical ideas: Know your value – Many business owners think they know their business, but... Read More
Top 10 Dead Pixels Society photo industry stories of 2017 News Opinion 

Top 10 Dead Pixels Society photo industry stories of 2017

It’s been a busy year for the Dead Pixels Society, with the launching of the full blog and a weekly newsletter. Here are the top 10 stories from the website, based on hits and shares: 10) Costco gets into business printing Costco has added business printing to its online Photo Center. The company notified customers of the addition of business... Read More
Nikon Announces Updated Version of SnapBridge Camera Connectivity App for Seamless Image Transfer and Sharing New Products Press releases Updates 

Nikon Announces Updated Version of SnapBridge Camera Connectivity App for Seamless Image Transfer and Sharing

Easier to Use, More Intuitive and Simpler Connection with SnapBridge Version 2.0* MELVILLE, NY – Today, Nikon is pleased to announce the release of version 2.0 of Nikon SnapBridge, which offers enhanced functionality, stability and ease of use. SnapBridge is the Nikon app that enables users to easily and seamlessly share images and control select Nikon digital camera via Bluetooth... Read More
Ready for the Close-Up: New Jersey Camera Show Shines a Spotlight on the Industry’s Best December 8 – December 10 Events Press releases 

Ready for the Close-Up: New Jersey Camera Show Shines a Spotlight on the Industry’s Best December 8 – December 10

N.J.’s Largest Consumer Camera Show Offers Exciting Photo Shoots, Free Classes, Entertainment, and Demo and Purchase of Latest Camera Equipment FAIRFIELD, N.J. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 28, 2017 – For six years, Unique Photo’s New Jersey Camera Show has brought together photography enthusiasts, leading experts, top brands and acclaimed photographers for a three-day photography extravaganza. From December 8 to 10, the largest... Read More
Michigan Named The Top Spot For Fall Foliage In The U.S. In Third Annual Nikon Campaign Press releases Promotions 

Michigan Named The Top Spot For Fall Foliage In The U.S. In Third Annual Nikon Campaign

For the Second Time, Nikon Names Michigan America’s Best Destination for Fall Foliage MELVILLE, NY – Today, Nikon announced Michigan (#NikonFallMI) as the top spot for capturing stunning images of beautiful fall foliage through the brand’s annual campaign. Now in its third year, the Top Spots for Fall Foliage campaign encourages and inspires participants to share their vibrant, colorful and... Read More
Bo Kajiwara Appointed to President and Chief Executive Officer, Nikon Inc. to Guide Imaging Leader’s Growth and Focus on Innovation People on the Move Press releases 

Bo Kajiwara Appointed to President and Chief Executive Officer, Nikon Inc. to Guide Imaging Leader’s Growth and Focus on Innovation

MELVILLE, NY – Nikon Inc. has formally announced the appointment of Bo Kajiwara as the new President of Nikon Inc, the subsidiary of Nikon Corporation for the Americas. Kajiwara transitions from his role as the Senior General Manager, Sales and Marketing for Nikon Europe.During his 29-year tenure with Nikon, Kajiwara has overseen many major product and marketing efforts including the... Read More
Nikon School Expands Curriculum With New Online Classes, Local Seminars And Ambassador Workshops Events Press releases 

Nikon School Expands Curriculum With New Online Classes, Local Seminars And Ambassador Workshops

Nikon School Aims to Inspire Photographers Nationwide with Diverse Class Offerings MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Nikon Inc. has kicked off its 2017-2018 curriculum by unveiling their latest Nikon School program schedule, which offers a variety of courses and interactive workshops that will appeal to photographers of all levels. Whether a beginner looking to step up to a DSLR... Read More
Vivid-Pix announces DNG/RAW support for LAND & SEA SCUBA software, Cathy Church video tutorials New Products Press releases 

Vivid-Pix announces DNG/RAW support for LAND & SEA SCUBA software, Cathy Church video tutorials

Acclaimed photographer/instructor Cathy Church to provide video instruction of new capabilities  Alpharetta, GA (November 1, 2017) – Vivid-Pix, the inventor of easy-to-use image-improvement software, announced Vivid-Pix LAND & SEA SCUBA Picture-Fix software for Windows now supports Canon, Nikon, Olympus, and Sealife RAW, DNG, TIFF and JPEG images. “Photographers, photo instructors, retailers, and many pros within the scuba and photo industries... Read More
Kodak missed the point of the PR moment Marketing Opinion 

Kodak missed the point of the PR moment

Kodak Alaris recently posted a press release about its new Kodak Moments marketing scheme. There was a time when Kodak “got” the point of the press release was to convey useful information, not dwell in a marketing-speak rathole. Kodak PR pros were literally the gold standard of the business; with this release, there wasn’t even a press contact person. As... Read More
FULL-FRAME, EXTREME SPEED & EPIC RESOLUTION: THE NEW NIKON D850 DSLR DEFINES PROFESSIONAL VERSATILITY New Products Press releases 

FULL-FRAME, EXTREME SPEED & EPIC RESOLUTION: THE NEW NIKON D850 DSLR DEFINES PROFESSIONAL VERSATILITY

New Nikon DSLR Offers Incredible Combination of Performance, Image Quality and Thoughtful Features  MELVILLE, NY (Thursday, August 24, 2017) – Today, Nikon announced the new Nikon D850, a powerful full-frame DSLR camera that provides professional photographers and multimedia creators with an impressive combination of resolution and high-speed performance. The 45.7-megapixel D850 is Nikon’s first DSLR with an FX-format, back-side Illuminated... Read More
How to Photograph the Eclipse: Nikon’s Top 10 Tips and Instructional Videos News Press releases 

How to Photograph the Eclipse: Nikon’s Top 10 Tips and Instructional Videos

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Great American Eclipse arrives August 21st, and Nikon wants to help everyone capture the best image of what’s likely to be the most photographed event of the year. Nikon has prepared a list of tips and videos which apply to all of America, not just those in the line of totality. Nikon has... Read More