On July 25th, 2017, Nikon will celebrate its centennial anniversary—100 years of Nikon. And in case you didn’t know that, they’ve released an almost comically epic video announcing this fact and tracing some of Nikon’s highlights throughout history.
The video is only one part of the Nikon 100th anniversary experience, which has its own website.
“Since its founding in 1917, Nikon has harnessed the power of lenses to contribute to the advancement of imaging culture and sciences […] creating breakthrough technologies and products in the process,” reads the website. “Filled with appreciation for the previous 100 years, we move forward to the next 100 where our role will be in creating new values for a brighter future.”
For Nikon nerds, the video and website are a great jaunt into the company’s history and reminder that Nikon is about a lot more than cameras. As the statement above implies, at its heart, Nikon is all about glass—whether it’s inside a microscope, industrial product, or a Nikkor lens attached to the newest Nikon DSLR.
Check out the video or visit Nikon’s 100th anniversary website for a dose of Nikon history… or if you want to hear the most epic movie guy voice ever recorded.