Nikon Digital Live 2007 Tokyo
Nikon Digital Live 2007 Tokyo

Nikon Digital Live 2007 Tokyo

September 22, 2007
Nikon Digital Live 2007
Campaign in Japan
Marunouchi Tokyo

Tokyo Station

Marunouchi Building Tokyo

Nikon Digital Live 2007

As you know, Nikon Corporation launched their two new flagship Digital SLR cameras. The new cameras are the Nikon D3, designed for the professional photographer and the Nikon enthusiast or high end model Nikon D300. The new product promotion show "Nikon Digital Live 2007" started on September 21 in Japan. The "Nikon Digital Live 2007" show is held in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sendai, Fukuoka and Sapporo from September through October 2007.

Michio Akiyama, a member of Nikon Kenkyukai and NHS, gate crashed the Tokyo show on September 22. Akiyama shows you the report for you who cannot join the "Nikon Digital Live 2007" show in Japan. Here we go!!

Entrance of Nikon Digital Live 2007

Nikon Digital Live 2007 Tokyo

Cool Nikon D3 Presentation

Crowded Exhibition Table

People who see with their own eyes

Waiting in line

How Many Nikon Fans Comes Here

Meets the Bland-new D3 and D300

A lot of Nikon fans came to the Marunouchi Building in the morning. The exhibition hall was crowded with Nikon fans. The staffs wearing black shirt are employees of Nikon corporation. All Nikon fan enjoyed the talk about the Nikon cameras and Nikkor lenses with the black shirt staffs. Because the staffs wearing black shirt are Nikon fan, too!

Meets the Bland-new D3 and D300

Ardent Staffs

Hot Staffs

How nice

Polite explanation

Answer technical questions

The Nikon Staffs Wearing Black Shirt

Very Nice! Very Good!!

Tetsuro Goto

Michio Akiyama met Mr. Tetsuro Goto at the show. Mr. Tetsuro Goto, he is a Nikon Corporation's operating officer, Vice President of Imaging Company. The Nikon camera, digital SLR cameras and film camera F6 are developed in the Imaging Company.

Mr. Tetsuro Goto, Operating Officer, NIKON CORPORATION

Mr. Nikon D3

He is the most famous Nikon's officer between the Nikon fan of Japan. Because you can find easily to his interview article and portrait in a big camera magazine in Japan. Michio Akiyama had a pleasant talk with Mr. Goto about Nikon D3 and D300. I felt his very HOT passion of the Nikon cameras and Nikkor lensese. Thank you very much Goto-san!!!

Very Cool Nikon D3 Exhibition Model

Flagship Nikon D3

Nikon D3 on the Exhibition Table

Naya-san, and Nikon D3 in his hands

Naya-san is a business employee of Nikon corporation. He loves Nikon cameras and Nikkor lenses. He explained Nikon D3 excellent features to me in detail. Also, he had me use the Nikon D3 camera. The show was happy by his favor. Thank you very much Naya-san!!

Studio Photo Session by Nikon D3

The photograph studio was specially set up in the exhibition hall. Any person can join in the studio photo session by New Nikon D3. The Nikon fan was able to borrow a new Nikon D3 camera and new Nikkor lenses in the studio photo session.

Photo studio with professional lighting

Studio Session

Studio Photo Session by New Nikon D3

Beautiful Woman Playing Harp

Nikon D3 and D300 Super Technology

The D3 is Nikon's first full frame 35mm digital SLR camera body, featuring a 36.9x23.9mm, FX format, CMOS sensor offering 12.1 megapixels in resolution. The new imaging sensor, which is utilized in the D3 was developed by Nikon.

Feature 1
Nikon's original FX-format CMOS image sensor with 36.0 (H) x 23.9 (V) mm image size; 12.1 effective megapixels.

Feature 2
Compatible with three image-sensor formats - FX format (36 x 24), 5:4 (30 x 24) and DX format (24 x 16).

Feature 3
Sensitivity range ISO 200 to 6400 at normal setting for exceptionally high quality images; can be set to ISO-equivalent 25,600.

Feature 4
Incorporates Nikon's original EXPEED digital image processing concept.

Feature 5
Nikon's original Scene Recognition System, utilizing the 1,005-pixel RGB sensor, greatly improves autofocus, auto exposure and auto white balance performance.

Feature 6
New 51-point autofocus system features 15 cross-type sensors that maximize the potential of lenses with apertures as small as f/5.6.

Feature 7
High-speed continuous shooting at approx. 9 frames per second [FX format (36 x 24)/5:4 (30 x 24)]/approx.
11 fps [DX format (24 x 16)].

... Still a lot of features are provided, and I cannot write everything.

Camera Body Technology Exhibition

D3 Camera Mockup

D3 Design Mockup

Camera Body and Lenses Technology Exhibition

Image Processing Technology Exhibition

51-point autofocus system features

D3 and D300 Digital Engines

Nikon's Original FX-format CMOS Image Sensor

D3 Image Sensor Unit

Prism and Shutter Unit

Nikon D3 Strong Magnesium Body


Nikon's compact digital camera "COOLPIX" was also exhibited. The ikemen (handsome man) in the photo is Takuya Kimura, a famous singer and actor in Japan.


Nikon is good for small cameras

The venue is even busier

Very Cool Nikon Digital Live 2007

The exhibition show, "Nikon Digital Live 2007" was a big success. You should join the show if you are possible. If you cannot join the exhibition show please enjoy this report. It was seriously wonderful show. Thank you, all Nikon staffs!!!

We all can get the nice Nikon items

Thank you very much!! Mr. Nikon D3, Tetsuro Goto

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