July 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

July 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

Tokyo Brilliant Summer of Ginza

July 17, 2010

Tokyo Meeting

NIKONOS Summer

Nikomat Fun

Fujiya Candy Shop

Summer of Ginza Street

Hattori's Clock Tower in Tokyo Super Summer

NIKONOS in Summer

Summer is NIKONOS. NIKONOS is summer.
NIKONOS is tight-fitting in summer.
Let's enjoy the summer with underwater camera, NIKONOS collection.

As you know, NIKONOS was put on sale domestically in Japan in August 1963.
Nippon Kogaku developed NIKONOS as an All-Weather Camera for its highly water-tight, pressure-resistant, and corrosion-resistant properties and other durable mechanisms not achieved by any other cameras.

Very Nice NIKONOS I

Very Beautiful Painted NIKONOS

Pride of Nippon Kogaku Tokyo

Very Early NIKONOS Brochure

Washable NIKONOS

Japanese Woman and her NIKONOS

Yes, Washable NIKONOS!!

NIKONOS Instructions (Japanese and English)

Waterproof NIKONOS Case

Remodeling Info. for Film Winding Crank (1967)

NIKONOS II

NIKONOS I and NIKONOS II were displayed on the table.
A little improved model from the original NIKONOS I model.
Do you know the improvement point?

Very Nice NIKONOS II

NIKONOS 28mm F3.5 and 80mm F4 Lens

NIKONOS 28mm F3.5 Lens

NIKONOS 80mm F4 Lens

NIKONOS 80mm Finder

NIKONOS V

NIKONOS V came out in April 1984 with a significant evolution in automatic control of exposure and Speedlight. NIKONOS V also adopted a mechanical shutter to offer a backup shutter speed of 1/90 sec.
NIKONOS V was used not only in underwater photography but also for land photography in bad weather conditions, and remained a long-selling product for as long as 17 years.

NIKONOS V and Speedlight Outfit

Nikon SB-102 Underwater Speedlight

Very Nice NIKONOS V

Ryu Koakimoto and NIKONOS

Nikon Kekyukai Members in Tokyo Meeting

Nikomat in Summer

Summer is Nikomat. Nikomat is summer.
Nikomat is tight-fitting in summer.
Let's enjoy the summer with popular camera, Nikomat collection.

As you know, Nikomat FTn, an upgrade of the Nikomat FT, came to market in 1967.
Please look at the difference of internal mechanism of Nikomat FTn.
And then, please look at a very nice Nikomat FS, a rare Nikomat DUMMY model and gorgeous Nikomat brochure.

Very Nice Nikomat

Nikomat, Nikomat and Nikomat

Very Nice Nikomat FS

Please look at the difference of internal mechanism

Rare Nikomat DUMMY Model

Gorgeous Nikomat Brochure

Kakkoii Nikomat EL

If you are cool guy, you must have Nikomat EL on your hand.
Nikomat EL and Auto Winder AW-1 are very nice.
Let's enjoy the summer with kakkoii camera, Nikomat EL and Auto Winder AW-1.

Gorgeous Nikomat EL and Auto Winder AW-1

Great Nikon EL and Auto Winder AW-1

Very Beautiful Nikomat EL and Nikon EL

Very Super Nikomat EL and Nikon EL

Many Brochures on the Table

Instructions in NIKONOS Brochure

NHS Nikon Journal, NHS-108, June 30 2010

Instructions of NIKONOS RS AF

Ryu's Press Lecture

Mr. Ryu Koakimoto, a professional photojournalist, introduced some old press photos to us.
Koakimoto showed us very famous photo, "V-J Day in Times Square, Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1945".

Koakimoto talked about Alfred Eisenstaedt and his photos

In August of 1945 one nurse was photographed by a very famous Life's photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt while kissing a jubilant Navy man in Times Square, in celebration of the end of World War II.
She was registered nurse, and her name is Ms. Edith Shain.
Ms. Shain was public access cable television producer who became a world famous figure following her participation in the 50th anniversary of V-J Day in August of 1995.

Koakimoto received sad news by US press news media on June 22, 2010.
The family of Edith Shain announced the passing of their dear mother in Los Angeles on Sunday June 20, 2010 California.
Koakimoto talked about Alfred Eisenstaedt and his photos, also very famous nurse Ms. Edith Shain's story.
And then he talked about love and peace, and spirit of the photojournalism.

Koakimoto talked about Alfred Eisenstaedt and his photos

Koakimoto talked about love and peace, and photojournalism

Nikon Kenkyukai Report

A member introduced some very rare brochure and instructions to us.
Do you know Nikon D90 WORM?
Yes, Nikon D90 is a very special desined digital SLR camera using the WORM (Write Once Read Many) memory card system.
As for this camera, use by the police judgment, administration of justice, and the medical treatment are expected.

Do you know Nikon D90 WORM?

Nikon D90 WORM (Write Once Read Many)

Next topic was wonderful. a member introduced very rare instructions to us.
Yes, Very Rare Instructions, Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200mm-1700mm F5.6-F8 P IF!!!
Who is the owner of the monster zoom lens?
As you know, the print run of this instruction manual is very little.

Very Rare Instructions, Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200mm-1700mm F5.6-F8 P IF

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