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 contest. 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. About Nikon 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. MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X56623048
SOURCE Nikon Inc.