Our deepest condolences on the passing of Mr. David Douglas Duncan on June 7, 2018.
Mr. Duncan created the opportunity that led to the recognition of Nikon and NIKKOR lenses worldwide. As a photojournalist, he covered the Pacific War, Korean War and Vietnam War. His works have been published in The New York Times, LIFE magazine, and more. https://bddy.me/2HEPic6
'One telephone call changed the history of optics in Japan for sure.' Celebrated photographer, David Douglas Duncan, who turned 100 on Jan. 23, 2016, is one of the first photographers we've approached to share his experience with Nikon. Here, he shares how he first came across Nikon and this encounter played a crucial role in establishing Nikon's cameras and lenses worldwide.