December 2008, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

December 2008, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

Mr. Tetsuro Goto, Vice President of Nikon Imaging Company

December 20, 2008

Tokyo Meeting

Mr. SUPER NIKON

Tetsuro Goto Special

December Meeting

Tokyo is now very exciting season for the end of the year.
Our December meeting was held in Ginza Kyobashi of Tokyo.

Tokyo Meeting in December 2008 Ginza Kyobashi Tokyo

A Surprise Guest from Nikon

Mr. Tetsuro Goto
Operating Officer
Vice President
Imaging Company
NIKON CORPORATION

The Nikon Kenkyukai invited Mr. Goto to the Tokyo meeting as a super special guest.
The meeting started with the report of research by the Nikon Kenkyukai members.

Hatsu starts the Kenkyukai Presentation Program

We explained the following three report of researchs.

Nobuji Hatsushiba;
The Historical Story of the Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo 1981-2008

Michio Akiyama;
How to Enjoy the Industrial Super Nikkor Lenses

Akihiko Suzuki;
A Mystery of the Production Number of Nikon F

Hatsu starts the Kenkyukai presentation program.

Hatsu Talks About the History of Nikon Kenkyukai

Akihiko Suzuki Talks About the Production Number of Nikon F

Mr. Tetsuro Goto explained a detailed story of the Nikon products from the stepper machine to a compact digital camera.
All members of Nikon Kenkyukai got excited by his hot story.

Tetsuro Goto Talks About the Special Nikon Story

Tetsuro Goto Explained Special Nikon for NASA Space Mission

Coffee Break

Goto-san served the sweets to everyone for the coffee break.
It was a Nikon Yokan.
Yokan is one of the most popular sweets in Japan, sweet jelly made from red bean jam.
The Nikon Yokan can be bought from Nikon by the Internet only in Japan.

Nikon Yokan Sweets and Nikon Pins Collection

Goto-san Enjoyed Nikon Vintage Collection

Goto-san was Interested in a Very Old NIKKOR CLUB Magazine

Takashima-san explained about the Kenkyukai Meetig

Mr. Tetsuro Goto and Members of Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo

Year End Dinner at Ginza Tokyo

We enjoyed year end dinner party with Mr. Goto in Ginza.
Mr. Tetsuro Goto was awarded the sterling silver badge of the Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo as a special member.

A Specila Membership Silver Badge of Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo

Year End Dinner at Ginza Tokyo

A Lot of Topics from Nikon F3 to D3X were Discussed

Talk about the Special Nikon, Space Nikon and Vintage Nikon

A Happy Photo with Goto-san

Mr. SUPER NIKON, Goto-san with Kenkyukai Members

Goto-san put his camera on floor of the restaurant. We surrounded the camera on the floor.
A photo taken by like the fish-eye lens is the following.
His camera is Nikon D700 and the lens is AI'ed Nikkor 24mm F2.8.
Goto-san bought Nikon D700 by himself!! Also the lens is what he bought by himself 35 years ago!!!

Mr. Goto's Nikon D700 and Nikkor 24mm F2.8
Photo: Copyright (c) 2008, Tetsuro Goto, Nikon, All Rights Reserved.

Seasons Greetings from the Ginza Wako Clock Tower

Special Thanks;
Nikon Corporation Imaging Company

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