Originally Posted by Mustafa Umut Sarac
Nikon is Japanese Intelligence Agencies name from ww2.
Guess again, please:
Penelope from Aaton
Penelope was the wife of Odysseus and her fidelity when seperated all those years from her husband has been described.
Indra (a german box camera and a name from Hindu mythology)
Last edited by AgX; 09-27-2011 at 06:48 AM. Click to view previous post history.
IKON = image (Greek "eikon)
Swinger from Polaroid
"Truth and love are my law and worship. Form and conscience are my manifestation and guide. Nature and peace are my shelter and companions. Order is my attitude. Beauty and perfection are my attack."
- Rob Tyner (1944 - 1991)
Sport by GOMZ
(though this may not count as it is seemingly linked to its function)
Centurion from Olympus
Mercury from ERAC
Mercury from Universal
Narziss from KMZ
Vega from Arsenal
Rabbit from Tougodo
Adler from Asahi (Adler means eagle in German)
Kreis from Takahashi (Kreis means circle in German)
Lyra from Fuji Kōgaku
there are a lot of those names at early japenese cameras so I better stop...
Last edited by AgX; 09-27-2011 at 07:49 AM. Click to view previous post history.
Not sure which came first, Fuji's Nexia APS film and cameras or the Daewoo version of the GM Astra car.