Nikon Club Philippines officially launched today in Manila. About 200 Nikon users turned up for the event held at Gerryâ€™s Grill along Jupiter St. in Makati, Metromanila.
Organizers said Nikon Club Philippines aims to be the home for Nikon enthusiasts in the country to foster and develop friendship among them as well as to share and exchange knowledge to hone theirs skills with their cameras.
Local Nikon notables like top wedding photographer Lito Sy shared their experience and expertise with the audience. Also present were industry experts who gave tips that included tutorials on food photography and the use of Adobeâ€™s Photoshop Lightroom. There were also presentations by pen tablet maker Wacom and Digital Photographer Philippines magazine.
Nikonâ€™s authorized distributor in the Philippines, Columbia Digital Sales Corp., gave away raffle prizes that included an 18-200mm VR lens, a couple of Nikon film cameras, Nikon Coolpix compacts and a number of other goodies. The company also demoed the D300 and D3 digital SLRs.