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Nikon to participate in the first "CP+" (CP plus) camera and photo imaging show

March 9, 2010

Nikon will be an exhibitor at the Camera & Photo Imaging Show (CP+).

"CP+" is the comprehensive camera and photo imaging show hosted by the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA). The first CP+ event will be held in Yokohama, Japan between March 11 and 14, 2010. It will address every aspect of photo imaging entertainment from shooting to viewing and sharing. CIPA's intention is to create an event that widely spreads the newest thrilling photo imaging entertainment culture originating in Japan, one of the epicenters of the global photographic industry. In addition, CP+ will provide an ideal global platform for the dissemination of information on the latest products and technologies for camera and imaging equipment from Japan and drive the evolution of camera and imaging businesses.

In addition to exhibiting a wide variety of its latest products, including the newest compact digital camera, the COOLPIX S6000, the world's slimmest body*1 to offer 7x optical zoom and a variety of functions that enable support for high sensitivities with extremely low noise for certain capture of blur-free images, Nikon will also offer a number of presentations by lecturers and guests that a wide range of D-SLR users, from beginners to advanced amateurs, will find informative and entertaining. In addition, the Nikon booth will offer visitors to the show the opportunity to experience first-hand the advantages, technical strengths and imaging advances for which Nikon is renowned. Further, information regarding Nikon cameras used in space and information on Nikon corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities will be available to visitors.

  • *1 Among compact cameras equipped with an optical 7x zoom lens with wide-angle capability measuring 30mm (35mm format equivalent) or less as of February 3, 2010 (according to research conducted by Nikon Corporation).

Exhibition overview

Presentations

  • Notable photographers and celebrities will come on stage for live discussions and interviews.
  • A fashion show and press photo exhibitions will be held on a special stage
    • JUNKO KOSHINO collaboration stage X h. suzuki: A Moment talk show A special collaboration between world-renowned designer Junko Koshino and Nikon, to commemorate the first CP+ show. Mr. h.suzuki, producer and photographer for Junko Koshino will present his communications photography based on "A Moment" concept with a talk show and fashion show.
    • PHOTO KISHIMOTO Winter Sports Press Photography Exhibition Sports photo agency, PHOTO KISHIMOTO will present an exhibition of winter sports press photos taken by their photographers.
  • Appearances by Nikon College instructors, who will provide assistance in capturing desired images and increasing photography knowledge
    Nikon College instructors will offer lectures explaining the evolution of Nikon cameras, as well as techniques for shooting a wide variety of scenes, including landscapes and railroad photos.
  • A variety of programs for those new to cameras and photos
    In addition to photo seminars that provide an enjoyable way to learn photo basics by covering a number of scenes such as pets and portraits that even beginners want to capture, easy-to-understand explanations of Nikon products, including digital-SLR cameras and NIKKOR lenses, will be presented.
  • Other exhibitions and events in the salon area
    • Collaborative events with popular camera magazines will include photo classes and portfolio reviews. In addition, a collaborative event with Epson Sales Japan Corp. will also feature a lecture on simple photo printing.
    • Special shooting experience areas created in collaboration with prominent aquarium designers and flower artists will be available.
    • Visitors will be allowed to borrow Nikon's latest compact digital camera, the COOLPIX S6000 (with print privileges).
  • * Note that the events and details indicated above may be changed on the day for unexpected reasons.
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