The Tokyo Grand Meeting
The Tokyo Grand Meeting

Opening Talk

The Tokyo Grand Meeting began with the opening talk by Michio Akiyama.

Opening Talk, Michio Akiyama, Vice President, Nikon Kenkyukai

Oi Plant 100 Years, 1918
Binocular 100 Years, 1918
Nikon F 60 Years, 1959
Nikon D 20 Years, 1999
Nikon Z 0 Years, 2018

All Japan Classic Camera Club, AJCC 38 Years, 1980
Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo 37 Years, 1981
Nikon Historical Society, NHS 35 Years, 1983
Young people of those days are still OK

Presentation Session

Welcome to the Tokyo Meeting

Hiromitsu Imata, Nikon Museum

The Nikon Museum opened in October 2015. Hiromitsu Iwata gave us a very interesting story about the Nikon Museum.

The Tokyo Grand Meeting

Free Style Nikon Aficionados

Cultural Activities of Nikon Museum

Meeting with Nikon Microscopes

Nikon Kenkyukai

Ryu Koakimoto explained the history of Nippon Kogaku era.
That is the story of his boyhood. He talked about the binoculars and the camera of the 1940 's.

Akihiko Suzuki explained about the vintage historical Nikon F camera.
He has plenty of Nikon F with cloth shutter curatain. Of course, he talked about very rare prototype Nikkor lenses.

Ryu Koakimoto, Chairman, Nikon Kenkyukai

Historical Story

Era of Old Nippon Kogaku

Interesting Historical Story

Suzuki Akihiko, Vice President, Nikon kenkyukai

Very Old Nikon F Story

Nikon Eenthusiasts and Nikon Aficionados

Academic Session

Nikon has always been in the press coverage, art, science, medicine, engineering, industrial fields, and with many camera fans.
Academic session on Nikon camera used in science began.

Introduction of Academic Session

Hiroki Tominaga, Operating Officer, Nikon Kenkyukai

I Love Nikon and Beer

Very Nice audience

Hiroki Tominaga scientifically explained about Nikon-Chan and Beer photo.
Professor Dr. Kazuo Koga, Nagoya university, explained the space experiments experienced at NASA's laboratory.

Professor Dr. Kazuo Koga

Special Lecture has Started

Space Research Experiment at NASA

CAUTION, No Comment

Space Experiment with Nikon Camera and Microscope

Professor Dr. Koga's Very Interesting Lecture

Tetsuro Goto Show

The Nikon Fan Meeting 2018 started in Tokyo from September 2018, and was held in Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Hiroshima, Fukuoka and Sendai. Nikon's Tetsuro Goto Fellow visited all the venues and made a presentation.
At this special meeting, Tetsuro Goto explained about the Nikon Fan Meeting 2018.

Tetsuro Goto, Nikon Fellow

Brand New Nikon Z 7 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Nikon F2 UEMURA Special

Photographer Syu Akayama and his Z

Nikon Quiz Grand Prix Special

Tesuro Goto began Nikon Quiz Grand Prix Special for us.
Answer sheet and Nikon ballpoint pen were handed out to all participants.
38 questions were very difficult.

Nikon Quiz Grand Prix Special

Nikon Ballpoint Pen White Body

A Very Fun Time

Panoramic Photos

The panorama photos taken by Tesuro Goto are below.

Happy Participants

Nikon Quiz Grand Prix Special

Awards Ceremony

Nikon F Kintaro Candy Prize

Nikon F Kintaro Candy

Ryu Koakimoto Wins with the Highest Score

Let's Go Cocktail Party !!
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Cocktail Party

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