January 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report
January 2010, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

Ultra Micro Nikkor 28mm F1.8e and F1.7e

January 16, 2010
Nikon Kenkyukai
Tokyo Meeting
28mm Lens Special
Starring Sho Sakurai
with Nikon F4

From Ginza 8-chome to Ginza 1-chome

It was a fine winter day in January.
I walked from Ginza 8-chome to Ginza 1-chome. The town on the next of Ginza 1-chome is Kyobashi. The Tokyo meeting January was held in Kyobashi town.

Ginza 8-chome Street, Tokyo

Front of the Fukuya Book Shop

Japanese Kawaii Girls

Blue Hair and Red Hair in Ginza

Japanese Girls Festival

Winter Shadow in Ginza 6-chome

Hattori's Clock Tower (WAKO Shop, Ginza)

Matsuya Department Store


Cartier, Ginza


Kyobashi Town, Tokyo

28 Special Collection

The first session, we researched the product concerning 28.
We brought together various Nikkor 28mm lenses.
In this session, we saw the Ultra Micro Nikkor 28mm lens, Orion-15 28mm F6, Canon 28mm F2.8, Tessar 2.8cm F8, W-Nikkor 2.8cm F3.5 and LEITZ ELMARIT 28mm F2.8 lens.

Ultra Micro Nikkor 28mm F1.8e, F1.8 and F1.7e

Ultra Micro Nikkor 28mm and Olympus

Ultra Micro Nikkor F1.7e and Olympus

Very Short Working Distance

Orion-15 28mm F6

Canon 28mm F2.8

Tessar 2.8cm F8

W-Nikkor 2.8cm F3.5


LEITZ ELMARIT 28mm F2.8 and Leica M3

Seiki Kogaku Canon Accessories

The second session, we researched the product concerning Seiki Kogaku Canon accessories.

Seiki Kogaku Filter, Lens Shade and Case

Seiki Canon Film Magazine

Seiki Kogaku Sports Finder

Sports Finder, Leather Case and 28mm Lenses

Ryu's Press Lecture

Mr. 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.

TV Program in Newspaper (January 16, 2010)

7 Days in Kobe Shimbun

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.

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

Ryu Koakimoto who explains usage of professional speedlight

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