No. 0038 - Released January 15th, 2009
Epson® is the exclusive print partner of Nikonians®
(15 January 2009) Epson, the leader in imaging technology, has become exclusive print partner to Nikonians – the worldwide internet community of Nikon photographers. Epson will provide the 150,000 members of Nikonians and the 60,000 daily visitors to their site, - www.nikonians.org - with expert information, guidance and tips on how to achieve the best quality for their digital prints. Furthermore Epson will be providing the photo community with an exclusive first look at new products and experts’ insights on how to use them to their fullest capacity.
Bo Stahlbrandt, founder and owner of Nikonians said, “As the leading manufacturer of photo printing solutions Epson has a strong understanding of the needs of advanced amateurs and professional photographers and has proven to be the perfect partner for our community. As soon as my partner Ramón Palacios and I understood their strong commitment to education and information sharing, selecting Epson as our exclusive photo printer partner was easy. Nikonians are 'equipment geeks.' We love high quality products creating results that fulfil the needs of advanced photographers and with Epson we have found a partner that is able to deliver both, no matter if in general photo printing or in Fine Art.”
Nikonians was founded in April 2000 as a learning resource and reference site for digital and film photographers. It is dedicated to providing members with the latest digital imaging news, techniques and ideas. Epson will continue to encourage photographers of all levels through partnerships, sponsorships, education programmes and by sharing industry insights and knowledge.
About the Epson Group
Epson is a global leader in imaging products including printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs. With an innovative and creative culture, Epson is dedicated to exceeding the vision and expectations of customers worldwide with products known for their superior quality, functionality, compactness and energy efficiency.
Epson is a network of 88,925 employees in 109 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and to the communities in which it is located. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corp., the Group had consolidated sales of 1,347 billion yen in fiscal 2007.
About Epson Europe
Epson Europe B.V., based in Amsterdam, is the Group’s regional headquarters for Europe, Middle-East, Russia and Africa. With a workforce of 2,400 employees, Epson Europe’s sales for fiscal year 2007 were 1,854 million Euros.
Nikonians is the worldwide biggest Internet Community for Nikon Shooters. Over 150,000 members and more than 60,000 visitors per day from over 140 Nations meet up at Nikonians to share, learn and inspire. Nikonians provides photographer of every skill level a huge waterhole of knowledge about all areas of the photography workflow. Nikonians is a not for profit company. Proceeds are reinvested to increase the knowledge sharing available through the Community and the Nikonians Academy. Nikonians has a Staff of 50 Volunteers which mainly work as Moderators in the Forums. Additional on that Nikonians has staff of 25 paid employees. This staff is based in our offices in Donaueschingen, Bratislava and New Orleans. The Main revenue streams of Nikonians are paid memberships, advertising, The Photo Pro Shop and the Nikonians Academy.