MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikon (http://www.nikonusa.com), is
calling all photo lovers to submit their ultimate funny summer photos for the
Coolpix 775, Zoom in on the Fun: "Search for Summer's Ultimate Funny Photo"
Contest. One grand prize photo contest winner will spend two nights in New
York City and win a private party with Emmy and Golden Globe nominated
actress, Kim Cattrall, of "Sex and the City." The contest will be promoted
for the next month on Nikon's Coolpix 775 Summer Fun Tour to bring consumers
closer to easy digital photography. The Coolpix 775 is the first digital
camera to feature a One-Touch Upload to the Web(TM) button allowing users to
upload digital images directly to their desktop or the Web. To enter,
participants submit their photo to http://www.nikonusa.com/coolpix775.
The photo contest will run for four consecutive weeks, officially
beginning today, and ending on September 10, 2001. Photos will be judged on
overall quality, creativity and most importantly, "funny" content. The grand
prize is an all-expenses paid trip to New York City for the winner and ten
friends, and includes a private party for the group, hosted by Nikon, with Kim
Cattrall, and a Coolpix 775 digital camera. Four (4) first runners up will
each win a Coolpix 775 camera. A complete list of rules for the contest can
be accessed at http://www.nikonusa.com/coolpix775.
Nikon Coolpix 775 Road Tour
The photo contest will be promoted for the next month on the Coolpix 775
Summer Fun Road Tour, which is traveling to 12 major U.S. cities including New
Orleans, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles and San
Francisco. The Nikon van and road team will visit key tourist sites offering
consumers the chance to use the Coolpix 775 camera and experience its cool
design and ease of use. Consumers can track the tour's highlights across
America by visiting http://www.nikonusa.com/coolpix775, where they can also
submit a funny photo for the "Search for Summer's Funniest Photo" photo
Simple One-Touch Transfer Button Instantly Uploads to World Wide Web
The Coolpix 775 is a pocket-size digital camera featuring the
groundbreaking One-Touch Upload to the Web(TM) button that makes sharing
memories effortless. Users simply connect the camera to a computer (with the
included USB cable), press the "Transfer" button on the back of the camera,
and photos can be automatically moved to the desktop or uploaded to NikonNet
for sharing and image storage. This feature, along with a 3x Optical
Zoom-Nikkor lens, and a multitude of efficient components come in a
pocket-sized, easy-to-grip package weighing a mere 6.5 ounces. The camera
also features a Mode Dial to get the best photo in a variety of situations by
allowing the camera to automatically focus, set exposure and balance color.
Users can choose from one of seven Scene Modes including party/indoor,
backlight, portrait, night portrait, landscape, beach/snow and sunset mode.
Nikon Inc., the world leader in precision optics, 35mm and digital imaging
technology, is recognized for setting new standards in product design and
performance in consumer and professional photographic equipment. For product
information, contact Nikon at (800) NIKON-UX 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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