June 2008, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report
Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200-1700mm F5.6-F8 P IF
June 21, 2008
June Meeting in Tokyo
Early summer in Tokyo is June.
We like happy meeting though Tokyo is a rainy season.
Such a day will become feelings that you want to meet
the very whopping Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200-1700mm lens.
Tokyo Meeting in June
Ryu's Press Story
Mr. Ryu Koakimoto has a lot of overseas correspondent experiences.
Moreover, he is a journalist who has used the Nikon camera from the creation period.
He showed us his PRESS CARD collection.
A Vietnam war, Apollo 11 launch, Enterprises coverage,
a Russian situation, Space Shuttle launch, NASA's space mission
and a lot of historical big events are his stages.
Mr. Ryu Koakimoto's Own PRESS Cards
Old Vintage Collection
You can see two Nikkor 5cm F2 lenses those serial number are consecutive.
Yes, they are No. 806133 and No. 806134.
Very heavy military telescope was made in Showa 20(1945) January.
A Nikkor 5cm F2 lens has mounted to the Russian SLR camera.
Nice Old Vintage Collection
The Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo presented the pin badge to an active member
as a member for three years or more.
It is sterling silver, beautiful pin badge.
The character "Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo" is engraved to the bottom of iPod that you know.
Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo iPod and Kenkyukai's Pin
Very Whopping Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200-1700mm F5.6-F8 P IF
Have you seen the hugest zoom lens in Nikon?
Yes, the answer is a very whopping Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200-1700mm F5.6-F8 P IF.
The specification of the lens is as follows.
Name: Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200-1700mm F5.6-F8 P IF
Focal length and Aperture: 1200-1700mm F5.6-F8
Lens Coupling: Ai-S
Lens construction: 18 elements in 13 groups (3 ED lenses)
Focusing and zooming control: via dual rings
Two removable quick zooming handles provided.
Tripod Mount: Mounting Collar Supplied
Dimensions: 237mm dia. x 880mm long (overall)
Filters: 52mm rear drop in
Front lens cap: Slip on type
Lens shade: Built-in
Case: CT-1217 metal case
Beauty of Huge Zoom-Nikkor ED 1200-1700mm Lens
Take the Photos with the Whopping Nikkor
This Nikkor lens is the Kenkyukai member's collection.
The camera mounted to the big lens is Nikon D3.
This lens that appeared in 1994 was a price of 6 million yen.
However, main newspaper and the news agency specially ordered these lenses
as important photo equipment.
The operativeness of this lens is still very smooth now.
Of course, the performance of the lens is really big excellent.
The Performance of the Lens is Really Big Excellent
A Happy Discussion about a Huge Lens
Many members gathered to a huge lens.
It came for everyone to want to use the huge lens.
Because the lens is very stout and charming.
The happy discussion about a huge lens was endless.
The Happy Discussion about a Huge Lens was Endless
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