This is an update to the previous blog, Nikon Celebrates 100th Anniversary: 1917 – 2017.
100th Anniversary special exhibition “Naomi Uemura ― Camera Techniques in Polar Regions”
- Dates: January 5, 2017 (Thu) – April 1, 2017 (Sat)
Nikon Museum will hold the 100th Anniversary special exhibitions from January 2017. The first exhibition is “Naomi Uemura ― Camera Techniques in Polar Regions”.
Naomi Uemura was a famous Japanese mountaineer and adventurer. His numerous achievements include, reaching the summit of Mt. Everest (the first ascent by a Japanese), being the first in the world to climb the highest peaks on five continents, a 12,000 km solo expedition across the Arctic Circle by dogsled, and success in reaching the North Pole solo by dogsled.
The exhibition showcases approximately 20 photos as well as 20 items of Uemura’s equipment, which includes the NIKON F2 Titanium Uemura Special camera that was developed by Nikon for his adventures.
For more info about the first exhibition for Nikon’s 100th anniversary, please visit http://www.nikon.com/about/corporate/museum/events/index.htm .
The Nikon Museum is closed on February 11th (Sat) (Japanese national holiday).
- For more info about the Nikon Museum’s hours and location, please visit http://www.nikon.com/about/corporate/museum/.