January 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai 3
January 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai     3

TV Program in Newspaper

Ryu's Press Lecture

Ryu Koakimoto, a professional photojournalist, introduced today's TV program to us.

On January 17, 1995, a very big earthquake struck the city of Kobe, Japan, killing over 6,400 people. Fuji Television produced a two-hour docudrama special about that tragic day through the eyes of professional journalists. Based on a book by the staff members of a Kobe Shimbun (Kobe newspaper) and starring Sho Sakurai as a professional photographer.

7 Days in Kobe Shimbun

Sho Sakurai and Nikon

Sho Sakurai is a Japanese idol, singer, actor and newscaster. He is a member of Japanese men's band Arashi. Sho Sakurai acts as photographer, Tomohiko Mitsuyama, who had been with the Kobe Shinbun's photography department for 4 years at the time. Sakurai operated Nikon F4 professional model with wonderful skill.

Sho Sakurai put the strobe aside

Ryu Koakimoto explained strobe position

Nikon professional camera suits Sho Sakurai very much. Sho Sakurai, his Nikon operation is very fantastic. Sho Sakurai suits Nikon professional camera very much.

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