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Nikon extends free access to Nikon School online classes through May News 

Nikon extends free access to Nikon School online classes through May

Nikon Inc. is extending free Nikon School Online courses through May and will expand the variety of new Creator’s Hour online events and activities which feature some of the most compelling creators and storytellers from our community. Creator’s Hour content includes long-form episodic interviews with world-renowned creators, live talks with Nikon Ambassadors and photographers, free Nikon School Online courses, fun photo and... Read More
Nikon makes online photography classes free through April News 

Nikon makes online photography classes free through April

Nikon School Online has made its 10-course curriculum of online photography classes available at no cost through the end of April. The courses range from 15-minute videos to hour-long tutorials; they are typically valued $15 to $50 each. Users can watch the whole library just by creating a username on nikonevents.com. The classes include: Creator’s Mindset: Creating Video Content with Z50... Read More
Nikon announces retirement of David Lee after 41 years News People on the Move 

Nikon announces retirement of David Lee after 41 years

Nikon Inc. announced the retirement of David Lee, senior vice president, who over the past 41 years has dedicated himself to helping Nikon Inc. navigate the ever-changing landscape of the imaging and recreation optics industries. In his career with Nikon Inc., Lee helped fuel the success of many of the imaging company’s divisions, most recently as the Senior Vice President... Read More
Updated: COVID-19 concerns impacting imaging industry Events News 

Updated: COVID-19 concerns impacting imaging industry

As the COVID-19 impacts markets across the world, the imaging industry has felt the effects. Major industry events including CP+, Mobile World Congress, FESPA Global Print Expo and, most recently, Dscoop Edge, have either been canceled or postponed. In addition, Nikon Inc. and Adobe Inc. have announced they are not going to attend NAB 2020 due to concerns about employee safety.... Read More
The Imaging Alliance to “Salute and Celebrate” Photographers Who Give Back at March 25 event Events 

The Imaging Alliance to “Salute and Celebrate” Photographers Who Give Back at March 25 event

The Imaging Alliance, a non-profit organization representing the bold and diverse imaging industry, announced the winners of its 2020 “Imaging Alliance Salutes Photographers Who Give Back” Awards. James Balog, Alicia Hansen, and Chris Rainier will be honored for their charitable achievements and dedication to creating change and social awareness on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in New York City. The event... Read More
Nikon releases the D6 DSLR, ultra-wide-angle prime and a high-power zoom New Products 

Nikon releases the D6 DSLR, ultra-wide-angle prime and a high-power zoom

Nikon Corp. announced the release of the previously announced Nikon D6 FX-format DSLR, as well as ultra-wide-angle prime NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S, and the high-power zoom NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lenses. The D6 is equipped with a newly developed, densely packed 105-point AF system with which all focus points utilize cross-type sensors and all can be selected. The... Read More
Nikon offering $300 trade-in toward a Nikon D780 Promotions 

Nikon offering $300 trade-in toward a Nikon D780

Nikon Inc. announced a limited-time trade-in program where consumers can trade in any working camera and receive $300, plus their camera’s trade-in value, toward a Nikon D780 full-frame DSLR. Starting Monday, Feb. 3, through Sunday, March 29, 2020, the limited-time offer is valid for both the camera body-only and lens kit configurations at Nikon authorized dealers or through the Nikon... Read More
Nikon debuts Nikon D780 DSLR, two lenses, CoolPix 9500 Events New Products 

Nikon debuts Nikon D780 DSLR, two lenses, CoolPix 9500

Nikon Inc. unveiled the D780 FX-format DSLR, an update to the D750. While the D780 retains the rugged reliability of its predecessor, the camera has been turbocharged with Nikon’s latest EXPEED 6 processor, touch operability, advanced autofocus capabilities, extensive video features, a valuable assortment of in-camera creative options and much more, the company says. “The Nikon D780 is not only... Read More
Nikon adds support for CFExpress cards in Nikon Z series update Updates 

Nikon adds support for CFExpress cards in Nikon Z series update

Nikon Inc. announced the release of free firmware update Ver. 2.20 for the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 full-frame mirrorless cameras, offering support for the next-generation memory card, CFexpress. Additionally, Nikon has announced service to install RAW video output functionality will be available for those wishing to add enhanced professional video capabilities. Updating Z 7 and Z 6 firmware... Read More
Nikon is cutting authorized repair shops News Opinion 

Nikon is cutting authorized repair shops

In a report on iFixit, Nikon Corp.  is ending its relationship with 15 Authorized Repair Station members by not renewing their agreements after March 31, 2020. In a November letter obtained by iFixit, Nikon stated: “The climate in which we do business has evolved, and Nikon Inc. must do the same.” Authorized service will be provided at its Melville, NY... Read More
DJI, SkyPixel announce aerial photo and video contest Events Photo contests 

DJI, SkyPixel announce aerial photo and video contest

DJI and SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, announced the annual Aerial Photo & Video Contest celebrating SkyPixel’s fifth anniversary. Running from Dec. 3, 2019 to Feb. 3, 2020, this year’s contest introduces a special “Aerial Story” category to celebrate its fifth year and welcomes submissions from professional photographers, videographers, aerial enthusiasts and content creators. This year’s contest is sponsored by the... Read More
Nikon sees first-half net profit drop 77% on 13% revenue decline Earnings reports News 

Nikon sees first-half net profit drop 77% on 13% revenue decline

Nikon Corp. reported  its first-half net profit plunged 77.2 percent to 7.51 billion yen from 32.92 billion yen last year.  Operating profit for the period declined 42.9 percent to 17.50 billion yen from last year’s 30.64 billion yen. Revenue declined 13.3 percent to 291.05 billion yen from 335.75 billion yen a year ago. Looking ahead, for the fiscal year ending... Read More
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