December 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

December 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

Super Session 2010 with Nikon Goto Laboratory

December 18, 2010

Nikon Kenkyukai

Tokyo Meeting

A Super Tokyo Session

Nikon Goto Laboratory

Super Session 2010 with Nikon Goto Laboratory

Nikon corporation established the imaging product R & D laboratory, Goto Laboratory in 2009.
Mr. Tetsuro Goto, Nikon fellow, general manager of imaging product R & D laboratory, imaging company of Nikon corporation is the boss.
The Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo held the meeting with the Goto laboratory for the second time following last year.
Super guests of the Tokyo meeting are the following.

Imaging company Nikon corporation
Mr. Tetsuro Goto, Nikon Fellow, General Manager of Goto Laboratory
Mr. Kosyo Miura, Senior Executive Staff, Research of Goto Laboratory
Mr. Hirobumi Suzuki, Senior Executive Staff, Research of Goto Laboratory

Tetsuro Goto began his presentation.

Mr. Tetsuro Goto's Very Interesting Lecture

Tetsuro Goto, Kosho Miura and Hirobumi Suzuki

Tetsuro Goto is one of the Nikon fan, too.

A Special Report of PHOTOKINA 2010 by Nikon Goto Laboratory

Very Happy Time of Nikon Kenkyukai Member

Nikon's Top Secret

Ryu's Press Lecture Year-end Special

Mr. Ryu Koakimoto, a professional photojournalist, introduced some interesting photos to us.
Koakimoto explained what kind of camera had been used in the Olympic Games.
Of course, the Nikon camera and Nikkor lenses appear in the record and movie film.

A Grand History of the Nikon Photojournalists

Nikon Press Cameras at Los Angeles 1984, Games of the XXIII Olympiad

Big Binocular Telescope of Japanese Battleship YAMATO
A Scene from the Japanese Motion Picture "YAMATO"

Marilyn Monroe and her Nikon F

Hatsu's Special, A RESEARCH OF THE HERMES

Hatsu, a specialist of the HERMES lens, talked about the HERMES lens history and technical features by title of " A RESEARCH OF THE HERMES".
It was known that 11 HERMES lenses existed so far.
However, it turned out that Nikon Corporation owned two HERMES lenses at this meeting!!!
The 13 HERMES lenses are living all over the world now!!!

Hatsu's Special, A RESEARCH OF THE HERMES

13 HERMES Lenses are Living All Over the World

Hatsu's Special Collection, Hansa Canon of the HERMES Era

Workshop Special 2010

Workshop Special 2010 was held by Akihiko Suzuki, a Nikon F specialist.
First of all, Akihiko Suzuki explained enjoying of electric shock by Medical Nikkor.
And then, Akihiko Suzuki explained how to use vintage Zoom Nikkor and Nikon F Motor Drive.

Akihiko Suzuki, Electric Shock by Medical Nikkor

Vintage Zoom Nikkor and Nikon F Motor Drive

Nikon F Radio Control Unit and Accessories

Vintage Nikon Repeating Flush Unit

The main theme of workshop started by Akihiko Suzuki and Hideki Fujita.
Leading actor are 250 exposure motor drive of Nikon F and Nikon F3.
Hideki Fujita quickly loaded the film into Nikon F250 motor drive. He is always using Nikon 250 motor drive cameras by the academic investigation.
We all enjoyed 250 motor Nikon very much.

Nikon 250 Film Back MF-4 and F250 Motor Drive

Loading the Film into Nikon F250 Motor Drive

Super Kakkoii Mr. Nikon F250 Motor Drive

Tetsuro Goto and Nikon F3 with Nikon 250 Film Back MF-4

We All Enjoyed 250 Motor Nikon

Nikon Goto Laboratory and Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo

Big Happy Night in Taimeiken Restaurant

We moved from the meeting room to Nihonbashi.
Taimeiken of Nihonbashi Tokyo is a restaurant of establishment in 1931.
Taimeiken restaurant is famous in old Japanese style European cuisines.
Dinner at Taimeiken! The food, the champagne and wine, the service, the ambience, everything was very good.

MOËT & CHANDON BRUT IMPÉRIAL

Let's Make a Toast to the Guest of Honor!

Cheers!! Nikon Goto Laboratory and Nikon Kenkyukai!!

Japanese Old Restaurant Classic Dinner Chapter 1

Camera Testing by Kosho Miura and Tetsuro Goto

Japanese Old Restaurant Classic Dinner Chapter 2

Old Tokyo Style Ramen Noodle

Very Happy Dinner with Nikon Goto Laboratory

Tetsuro Goto and Nikon F with F250 Motor Drive

Big Happy Night in Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Special Thanks to;
Goto Laboratory, Imaging Company Nikon Corporation
Taimeiken Restaurant, Nihonbashi Tokyo
MOËT & CHANDON BRUT IMPÉRIAL

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