Nikon celebrates 90 years of Nikkor lenses

Nikon logo celebrating 90 years of nikkor lenses
(Image credit: Nikon)

Over the last 90 years, humanity has been through a lot – and Nikon's Nikkor lenses have been there to capture the vast majority of it.  

Nikkor began in 1932 when Nikon Corporation, known then as Nippon Kogaku KK, registered the Nikkor trademark. A year later, the release of Aero-Nikkor aerial photographic lenses started the 90-year production of optical instruments. The Nikkor brand has subsequently grown and is renowned globally for delivering the highest performance on the best Nikon cameras

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.