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 Post subject: Nikonia
PostPosted: Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:25 am 
Went on a little trip today to 841 Apollo Street.

Hope you guys like what's inside!


here's the view from outside:
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i was in line so i decided to have a look around.


how a lens is made:
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the glass is made of two things
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which is shaped into thin pieces of glass.
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cut into the circular shapes
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which is then polished with a diamond cutter
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and is then placed into the barrel
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along with the lens manufacturing process there are also other exhibits around the small Nikonian office.

on display are some things that nikon has manufactured in the past. surprisingly there was nothing on display after the d80.

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i believe this camera was made in lieu of the 60th Nikonian Anniversary.
This beauty was only has 299 other siblings.

Nikon's widest lens that it's got to offer.
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The largest nikkor lens i've ever seen.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:29 am 
Thanks for sharing palakaboy!


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 5:59 am 
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Wow, that's pretty awesome. I like the big chunk of glass. Seems like an interesting place to visit.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:03 am 
Golden Camera looks really nice and shiny!

Did they charge for letting you go in there?


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 Post subject: Re: Nikonia
PostPosted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:05 pm 
palakaboy wrote:
The largest nikkor lens i've ever seen.
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You obviously haven't seen the 2000 f/11!!! :lol:

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:27 pm 
alex168 wrote:
Golden Camera looks really nice and shiny!

Did they charge for letting you go in there?


nope! i was dropping my d90 off for some service.

*not working flash and 6 dead pixels.


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Lovin that gold one....The "good old days"... :)

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:09 pm 
jka wrote:
Lovin that gold one....The "good old days"... :)


oh definitely, if only i could find a well priced one.

that'll go in my room as decoration among other collectible artifacts.


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