100 days marathon timed to
Nikon's 100th anniversary
100 days and 100 winners.
New topic each day.
start
finish
Day 1
Maestri dei 50mm
The winner of the stage:
Rodrigo Ramo
Day 2
Riflessi
The winner of the stage:
Maciek Januszewski
Day 3
Le damigelle
The winner of the stage:
Agustin Regidor
Day 4
Humor
The winner of the stage:
Marcos Llanos
Day 5
Tatuaggi
The winner of the stage:
Igor Bulgak
Day 6
Amanti in città
The winner of the stage:
Xiang Qi
Day 7
Primo ballo
The winner of the stage:
Tales Iwata
Day 8
Ritratto dello sposo
The winner of the stage:
Artur Pogosyan
Day 9
Inizio difficile
The winner of the stage:
Dino Sidoti
Day 10
Geometria
The winner of the stage:
David Hofman
Day 11
Categoria libera
The winner of the stage:
Massimiliano Magliacca
Day 12
Gli Anelli
The winner of the stage:
Daniel Ribeiro
Day 13
Sorrisi
The winner of the stage:
Vladimir Carkov
Day 14
Jazz
The winner of the stage:
Rita Szerdahelyi
Day 15
Bokeh incantevole
The winner of the stage:
Francesco Brunello
Day 16
Vento
The winner of the stage:
Sara Kirkham
Day 17
Bianco e nero
The winner of the stage:
Agustin Regidor
Day 18
Ombre
The winner of the stage:
Chesco Muñoz
Day 19
Noi, da lontano
The winner of the stage:
Vladimir Carkov
Day 20
Lui e la sua cravatta
The winner of the stage:
Eleonora Shumey
Day 21
Categoria libera
The winner of the stage:
Agustin Regidor
Day 22
Gadget
The winner of the stage:
Edel Armas
Day 23
Specchi
The winner of the stage:
Jamil Valle
Day 24
L'abito da sposa
The winner of the stage:
Igor Bulgak
Day 25
Balli
The winner of the stage:
Aleksandr Vasilev
Day 26
Angolo di ripresa
The winner of the stage:
Horacio Carrano
Day 27
Lacrime
The winner of the stage:
Igor Bulgak
Day 28
Trasporto
The winner of the stage:
Egor Komarov
Day 29
Ritratto della sposa
The winner of the stage:
Massimiliano Magliacca
Day 30
Location fantastica
The winner of the stage:
Massimiliano Magliacca
Day 31
Categoria libera
The winner isn't yet announced, we are still making a decision
Day 32
Day 33
Scarpe nuziali
The works admission will start on 22 luglio
Day 34
Ritratto di gruppo
The works admission will start on 23 luglio
Day 35
Giallo
The works admission will start on 24 luglio
Day 36
Acqua nello scatto
The works admission will start on 25 luglio
Day 37
L'invitato più giovane
The works admission will start on 26 luglio
Today's topic
Maestro dei 135mm
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NIKON
Anniversary movie
Experience Nikon's 100-year
journey through light,
moving forward to future
innovations that come
to life in a powerful
video presentation.
Lux Centuriae
This movie was created to
commemorate the opening
of the Nikon Museum in
October 2015 to look back
upon the first 100 years
of Nikon. Enjoy the movie,
accompanied by a
symphonic suite composed
for Nikon.
Five facts about Nikon
This year the Nikon company celebrates its 100th anniversary. Since its appearance in 1917 it started producing optical equipment. Together with Nikon, we decided to recall the main milestones of development over the past century.
First lens in 1933
NIKKOR lens history began in 1933 with the delivery of lenses designed to be used in aerial photography for map-making. These lenses were thus called "Aero-NIKKOR" with the prefix indicating their intended aerial purpose. The company first supplied NIKKOR lenses including a 70cm F5 and an 18cm F4.5 for compact aerial photographic applications.

From its historic beginnings, the NIKKOR range has continued to develop, and has grown to become synonymous with Japan's leading high-performance lenses.
Nikon Photomic FTN
on Apollo 15
In 1971, Nikon supplied NASA with nine cameras mounted with 55mm F1.2 lenses to record the Apollo 15 mission to the lunar surface. The 1968 Nikon Photomic FTN was selected as the base for the development.

The NASA-specification Nikon Photomic FTN was also later adopted as a special camera system used in Skylab, a mission during which three astronauts lived in space over a prolonged period. The cameras were designed to photograph the Earth's ozone layer and Auroras.
Nikon F SLR camera
Bringing together Nikon's optical and precision technology, the Nikon F drew a major reaction from around the world, and was in production for 15 years up to 1973, with more than 800,000 units produced – effectively solidifying the Nikon and NIKKOR brands.

Newly developed were main components such as the mirror box, pentaprism and bayonet, while the rest could be said to be the same as the SP. However, major technical hurdles had to be surmounted in developing the mirror box and pentaprism mechanism, such as the need to switch the optical axes of photograph and viewfinder systems at high speed with a mirror.
First Titanium Camera
Naomi Uemura was one of Japan's leading adventurers. He was the first Japanese to reach the summit of Everest, first in the world to climb the highest peaks on five continents.

In June 1977, Uemura expressed his desire to Nikon for a camera to take on his solo dog sled trip to the North Pole. Such a camera would have to withstand heavy shock and the extremely low polar temperatures.

Nikon's work resulted in the world's first titanium-exterior SLR camera in December 1977, called the Nikon F2 Titanium Uemura Special. The following year, Uemura headed across Greenland on his solo dog sled trek toward the North Pole with two cameras, and shot 180 rolls of film of the six month adventure.
100th Anniversary
Guided by its corporate philosophy of "Trustworthiness and Creativity," Nikon provides a wide range of technologies, products and services globally. "Meeting needs. Exceeding expectations." is their vision for the future and for the following 100 years.