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Nikon at the 2018 Photography Show

Nikon will take part in the 2018 Photography Show in Birmingham. The seminar schedule  can be found on this page . Here is the full press release: NIKON ANNOUNCE PRESENCE & SPEAKER SCHEDULE AT THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW 2018 Visit Nikon at The Photography Show on stand C11 London, UK, 12th February 2018: Nikon UK today announces that it will be exhibiting its product line-up and hosting a range of fantastic speakers at The Photography Show, an exhibition dedicated to photography and open to all, from 17th to 20th March 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC 1.4 FL ED VR lens officially announced

  The previously rumored Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC 1.4 FL ED VR lens is now officially announced with Nikon’s first built-in teleconverter. The US price is $12,399.95 (pre-orders are now open at B&H ). Primary features: Super-telephoto zoom lens with coverage of a broad range of focal lengths beginning at 180 mm and extending to 560 mm when the built-in 1.4x teleconverter is used Built-in 1.4x teleconverter which can easily be activated/deactivated while looking through the viewfinder:   Tripod collar ring that enables smooth switching between horizontal and vertical orientation Zoom ring that is easily operated while holding onto the tripod collar Adoption of a fluorite lens element and magnesium alloy has achieved a light weight of approximately 3,500 g/7 lb 11.4 oz Dust- and drip-resistant structure that prevents dust and drops of water from entering the lens Nikon’s exclusive highly durable fluorine coat that effectively repels dust, water droplets, grease, and dirt The latest optical design that includes the use of one fluorite lens element and eight ED glass elements for extremely sharp and detailed rendering that is compatible with high-pixel-count digital cameras The latest optical design and the use of Nano Crystal Coat enable clear images in which ghost and flare are effectively suppressed High maximum reproduction ratios with close-up shooting at telephoto positions (0.25x when the built-in teleconverter is not used, 0.36x when activated) The exclusive design of this lens with a built-in teleconverter ensures optimal optical and AF performance Electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism that enables stable exposure control The VR mechanism offers camera shake compensation equivalent to a 4.0-stop increase in shutter speed in NORMAL mode; users can choose from NORMAL and SPORT modes: Sample photos: Nikon Japan Nikon USA Lens design (without and with TC), weather sealing, MTF charts (click for larger view), technical specifications and full press release: Mount Type: Type E AF-S lens with built-in CPU and F mount (1.4x TC built-in) Focal Length Range: 180 - 400 mm With built-in TC 252-560 mm Zoom Ratio: 2.2 x Maximum Aperture: f/ 4 With built-in TC f/5.6 Minimum Aperture: f/ 32 With built-in TC f/45 Format: FX/35mm Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): 9° Minimum Angle of View (DX-format): 4° Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 6°20′ Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 2°50′ Maximum Angle of View (FX-format): 13°40′ Minimum Angle of View (FX-format): 6°10′ Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 9°50′ Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) with built-in Teleconverter: 4°30′ Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.25x (at 400 mm)  0.36x (at 560 mm) Lens Elements: 27 Built-in Teleconverter Lens Elements: 8 Lens Groups: 19 Built-in Teleconverter Lens Groups: 5 Compatible Format(s): FX DX VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Yes Diaphragm Blades: 9 Distance Information: Yes Nano Crystal Coat: Yes ED Glass Elements: 8 Fluorite Elements: 1 Fluorine Coat: Yes Super Integrated Coating: Yes Autofocus: Yes AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes Internal Focusing: Yes Minimum Focus Distance: 6.6 ft. (2.0 m) from focal plane Focus Mode: Manual, Manual/Auto, Auto/Manual E-type: Yes Filter Size: 40.5 mm Accepts Filter Type: Drop-in filter Compatible with Nikon AF-S Teleconverters: Yes Approx

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Nikon appoints Bo Kajiwara as the new CEO for the Americas

Bo Kajiwara, CEO of Nikon Corporation for the Americas (photo credit: Nikon) Nikon announced the appointment of Bo Kajiwara as the new CEO of Nikon Corporation for the Americas. Here is the full press release: Bo Kajiwara Appointed to President and Chief Executive Officer, Nikon Inc

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X-Rite i1Studio

X-Rite have announced the i1Studio, an all new start-to-finish colour management solution that delivers expert results from capture to print. The package comprises the i1Studio all-in-one spectrophotometer, i1Studio software; X-Rite’s market leading ColorChecker camera calibration tools and the ColorTRUE mobile app for iOS devices. “Photographers tell stories with their pictures

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Jessops Academy Offers One-Day GoPro HERO6 Introductory Course

Jessops have announced a one-day introductory course on the new GoPro HERO6 Black camera. The GoPro Academy Course has been developed by expert Jessops trainers directly alongside GoPro, and is GoPro certified to guarantee up-to-date information and hands-on training. The course will cover a range of need-to-know subjects, from understanding your GoPro’s modes, menus, settings and apps, to using your camera to capture ultra-high-definition footage.

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Jessops Academy Offers One-Day GoPro HERO6 Introductory Course

Jessops have announced a one-day introductory course on the new GoPro HERO6 Black camera. The GoPro Academy Course has been developed by expert Jessops trainers directly alongside GoPro, and is GoPro certified to guarantee up-to-date information and hands-on training. The course will cover a range of need-to-know subjects, from understanding your GoPro’s modes, menus, settings and apps, to using your camera to capture ultra-high-definition footage.

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Foto Fest 2017

Earlier this month, Fotospeed were back with Foto Fest 2017, their celebration of photography and printing. Print enthusiasts from around the country joined Fotospeed and four leading photographers at The Edge at The University of Bath on the 10th of September, for a series of talks which gave insight into the stories behind their most famous shots.

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Creating a Mutually-beneficial Relationship Between PR and Content Marketing

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PR and Inbound Marketing: 5 Ways to Integrate PR with Your Inbound Marketing Campaigns

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How to Develop Content Marketing Metrics & KPIs

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