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    Nikon Photo contest held since 1969 will not accept film images anymore

    http://www.nikon.com/news/2012/1025_contest_01.htm


    •Eligible Works
    •Categories A and B
    •Image data files created with digital cameras (including medium- and large-format cameras). Images that have been retouched using software or by other means will be accepted. Both color and monochrome images will be accepted. (Scans of photographs taken with film cameras are not eligible.)

    Nikon makes the greatest 35mm SLR of all time, and then, while still producing it, will not allow it's users to submit thier photos to Nikon's own contest.

    That's not right.
    Last edited by EASmithV; 10-27-2012 at 12:06 PM. Click to view previous post history.
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    No, it´s not right,
    it´s a shame!!
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    I'm sending them a hot letter, I would suggest to everyone that they do the same. Nikon's been one of the longest holdouts for 35mm gear, we need to send a message that now isn't the time to stop.
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    Screw them... I hope they end up with a bunch of HDR crap.

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    Another corporate absurdity.

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    That's why I like using Minolta cameras and lenses. I'm sure they cannot disappoint me any more
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    Quote Originally Posted by eddie View Post
    Screw them... I hope they end up with a bunch of HDR crap.
    I concur.

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    Nikon Photo contest held since 1969 will not accept film images anymore

    Let's flood the contest with scanned images of negs and prints anyway, as a protest.
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    That is a damn shame!

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    I'll submit all of my Kodachrome, shot on a Nikon F
    5x7 Eastman-Kodak kit / B+M 135mm Zeiss Tessar + Compur Deckel
    RB67 Pro S /50 4.5 / 90 3.8 / 180 4.5 / WLF / prism finder / polaback
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