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Nikon Unveils New Website for Award-Winning Coolscan Film Scanners

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MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As more and more photographers, imaging professionals and photo hobbyists turn to digital photography to streamline their workflow and operations, desktop film scanners have become a popular, fast and efficient way to make that all-important move to digital. Recognizing this rising trend, Nikon, the world leader in photography, today launched the Official Nikon Coolscan website,, dedicated to being a one-stop resource for information on desktop film scanning and the complete line of Nikon Coolscan products.

This new comprehensive site combines interactive graphics and demonstrations to help provide the essentials of Nikon Coolscan products, a dynamic start-to-finish presentation of Nikon Scan software and additional materials such as "before and after" photo samples, Nikon's new white paper study on scanners, technical direction and support.

"A film scanner is a great tool that allows imaging professionals and photographers to convert images from slides or film to a digital format and take maximum control of their pictures," said Chuck Deluca, product manager, Consumer Digital Products at Nikon Inc.  " teaches visitors about the tools they need to repair surface imperfections, brighten hopelessly faded colors and revitalize old or damaged photos back to a condition that is even better than the original." is informative and easy-to-use, with clear navigation and quick access to a variety of information about film scanning.  Visitors to the website will find a wealth of scanning information, presented in a variety of formats, including:
    - An interactive tour of Nikon Scan software
    - A gallery of "before and after" images enhanced using Nikon Coolscan        products
    - A downloadable copy of Nikon's new White Paper study, "Film Scanning in  a Digital World:
       A Technical Discussion of Advances in Desktop Film Scanning From Nikon"
    - Special offers and technical support for Nikon Coolscan products

This new comprehensive and interactive website joins Nikon's extensive list of online photography resources, all of which provide all levels of photographers with the most extensive informational and inspirational photography community available on the Internet.

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December 11, 2002
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