Peter Bargh

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November 5th, 2007

Olympus E-3 launch – Istanbul

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Olympus launched the Olympus E-3 pro spec dslr in Istanbul, Turkey

We stopped in the Marmara Pera Luxury Istanbul Hotel and during our stay we ate at Guney Esnaf Restaurant, Can Restaurant, Lala Restaurant & Pudding Shop, Restaurant 360, Galata Tower . We visited the Spice Bazzar, Grand bazaar, Blue Mosque + Hagia Sphia , Boat Jetty – Bosporus Excursion, Limonlu Bahce (lemon Garden) and Banks of Bosporus

A model was arranged and we had a a few pros on hand who had been using the E-3 and were explaining some of their portrait techniques.

Hosts
Mark Thackara, Harjit Sohotey, Greg Connell

Press
Peter Bargh, Ian Burley, Bob Martin, Nigel Atherton, Darren Hartas, Georgie Shevki, Josie Reavely, Terry Hope

November 7th, 2006

Nikon in Dubai

Nikon flew us to Dubai on BA 107 London to Dubai Seat 51C and put us up in the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  We ate at the Aquarium Restaurant in the Dubai Yacht Club and in Al Dawaar Restaurant    Spectrum On One at Fairmont Dubai Hotel   The itinerary included a Dhow Sunset Cruise,  a tour of the  Godolphin Royal Stables and an Arabian Adventure – City to Desert in Jeeps.

Arrive late evening Tuesday 7th

Wednesday 8th
6-10am Buffet breakfast in the Kitchen restaurant
10:30 Product Launch in Pearl rooms
12:30 Lunch in Foccacia Restaurant Hyatt Regency
13:30 Break out sessions
15:00 Challenge one Walking tour of Souks
17:30 Challenge two creative lighting Dhow Sunset Cruise  along Dubai Creek with pre drinks and canapes
19:30 Gourmet Seafood Dinner at the Aquarium Restaurant at the Yacht Club

Thursday 9th
06:30 Breakfast  and Challenge three Sports mode at Royal Stables  and millennium Grandstand
11:30 breakout sessions at Hyatt
13:00 Buffer lunch in Al Dawaar Restaurant  – revolving restaurant
14:30 Action Arabian Adventure – City to Desert in 4×4 Jeeps. Dune bashing – and sand skiing with sunset champagne and canapes
20:30 Dinner as Spectrum on One at Fairmont Dubai Hotel

Fly home Friday 10th on BA108

Hosts
Jeremy Gilbert, Jenny Grace, Kate Cartwright, Simon Coleman, Bruce Linton, Hardeep Pank, Kevin Jordan

Guests
Dan Lezano, Debbi Allen, Nigel Atherton, William Cheung, Damien Demolder, Mat Gallagher, Darren Harbar, Terry Hope, David Phelan, Chris Rutter, Simon Stafford, Rosie Tanner, Andrea Thompson

Dealers
Reg Atkins, Elliott Jacobs, Kerris Jones, Jean Kertesz, Steve Marley, Colin McCarthy, John Mitchell, Jason Mitchell, Trevor Marshall, David Parkinson, Nick Richens, Tim Stavinrou, Abby Swain

August 29th, 1996

Palmer Sport MotorSport Experience 96

Nikon hosted an event at  Palmer PromoSport in England – the Motorsport Experience 96

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It was a  thrilling day competing against other editors, journalists and retailers in a variety of motorsports events.

Below are the results of all 63 competitors.

And here’s how I did

Circuit 6th

Kart 11th

Off road 10th

Skid control 33rd

Sprint Salon 16th

Super Sprint 20th

Overall 7th!

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Nikon representatives
Simon Coleman, Tim Hunnable

Press attending
Peter Bargh, Nigel Atherton, Doug Harman