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October 31, 2005

Nikon School Schedule is Announced

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ Nikon Inc., the world leader in photography, has released the new schedule for its popular Nikon School (http://www.nikonschool.com/), one of the most comprehensive photography education and training programs available today. The two separate one-day seminars are taught by some of the best experts in the digital imaging industry and are aimed to help photographers at all levels better understand and enhance their digital photography experience.

"The Nikon School of Photography: Introduction to Digital SLR Photography" covers the basics of digital photography, terminology, technology and techniques for specific challenges, such as transferring and editing images while "Next Steps in Digital Photography: Streamlined Workflow Techniques" focuses on the more experienced digital photographers covering a wide range of technical and creative concepts. Courses begin on October 22nd.

"The Nikon School places great importance on educating and enhancing the skills of photographers," said Anna Marie Bakker, Director of Communications for Nikon Inc. "Digital imaging is increasingly prominent in both the workplace and the home and, as the world leader in photography, Nikon recognizes the need to educate and inform the photographic community so that both professionals and enthusiasts can have a positive and enlightening digital photography experience."

Nikon School of Photography: Introduction to Digital SLR Photography
Created for anyone who is new to digital photography or considering the purchase of a digital SLR camera, Nikon School's Introduction to Digital SLR Photography will teach students the features of digital SLR cameras through live menu demonstrations and provide the opportunity to learn about white balance, exposure modes, resolution and flash. Instructors will combine both technical and creative techniques, teaching exposure and composition, f/stops, shutter speeds, and use of light. The goal of the course is to help budding photographers unleash creative potential while understanding the computing fundamentals that will help foster a greater comprehension of photography. Illustrations will show how to prepare images for printing, sending via e-mail, posting to a website, archiving and more. Sessions are held on Saturdays from 9:30am - 4:30pm for a fee of $119, which includes lunch, Nikon School of Photography Handbook, Nikon Guide to SLR Photography, and Nikon Guide to Digital Photography.

Next Steps in Digital Photography: Streamlined Workflow Techniques
Experienced digital SLR photographers and those looking to step up their abilities to the next level will be interested in attending Nikon School's Next Steps in Digital Photography: Streamlined Workflow Techniques course. Continuously updated to reflect the latest industry developments and recent Nikon-driven technological advances, the one-day course focuses on expanding students' understanding of the digital workflow process. The course is intended for digital photographers who shoot for personal, business or professional purposes, as well as enthusiasts who want to elevate their abilities to the next level. Individuals interested in purchasing a digital SLR will also benefit from the course's insights. The course offers a clear, concise presentation on the rapidly changing world of digital photography and provides photographers with tips and helpful hints on emerging imaging techniques and intricacies of the digital workflow necessary to produce better images more efficiently. One-day sessions are scheduled on Sundays from 9:30am - 4:30pm for a fee of $159, which includes lunch, Nikon School of Photography Handbook, and Nikon Guide to Creative Lighting Techniques.

To learn more about Nikon School offerings, the instructors, course schedules and registration, visit the Nikon School website at http://www.nikonschool.com/.

About Nikon
Nikon, At the Heart of the Image(TM). Nikon Inc. is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognized for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Inc. distributes the Nikon Total Imaging System of consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, Nikkor optics, Speedlights and System Accessories; Nikon Coolpix(R) compact digital cameras; Coolscan(R) digital film scanners; 35mm film SLR cameras; powerful and effective Nikon software products and Nikon sports and recreational optics. Through the Nikon Spirit Initiative(TM), the company plays an active role in supporting aspiring and advanced photographers through a variety of philanthropic organizations, educational programs, events and workshops. For more information, dial (800) NIKON-US or visit http://www.nikonusa.com/, which links all levels of photographers to the web’s most comprehensive photo learning and sharing communities.

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Posted by covey22 at October 31, 2005 4:11 AM