Nikon brings internationally renowned photographer Chris McLennan to Singapore


Nikon brings internationally renowned photographer Chris McLennan to Singapore.
Nikon’s latest D750 to provide consumers with an exciting Nikon FX experience at Funan DigitaLife Mall.


16th September 2014, Singapore – Nikon Singapore today announced that they will be bringing in recognised industry leader in travel and wildlife photography, Nikon New Zealand Ambassador’s Chris McLennan, to Singapore to speak at Nikon’s I AM FULL FREEDOM consumer roadshow. The public event will be held at Funan DigitaLife Mall from 3 to 5 October 2014.

McLennan will be sharing his experiences as a travel and wildlife photographer during the event. His recent notable work includes a viral video titled “Car-L meets the lions” where Chris used a remote control camera buggy to get close up photos of a wild pride of eight lions.

“We are very honoured to have Chris McLennan with us to share his 25 years of experience in photography,” said Jonathan Ang, Deputy General Manager, Nikon Singapore. “Chris’ experience shooting in diverse and challenging conditions all around the world allow him to provide invaluable insights to photography enthusiasts and inspire them to get the very best out of their cameras.”

“I’m delighted to be present in Singapore to talk about my journey as a photographer for Nikon, and my experiences from New Zealand and all over the globe,” said Chris McLennan. “My photography assignments have taken me to more than 45 different countries to shoot many amazing subjects, and having Nikon cameras has allowed me to get the best out of every shot.”

“I’m looking forward to sharing those experiences with everyone here,” McLennan added.

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with Nikon Professional Photographers such as Alex Soh, Bryan Foong, and Imran Ahmad, who are experts in their own fields of travel, wedding and underwater photography respectively. They will talk about their own behind-the-scene stories and share photography insights for aspiring photographers to learn from.

Titled “I AM FULL FREEDOM”, the Nikon FX experience happening this October is also open to members of the public and photography enthusiasts to try out Nikon’s latest full frame DSLR, the Nikon D750, which will make its official debut at the event. Other full frame Nikon FX-format DSLR cameras, which include the D4S and the recently launched D810 will also be available for hands-on testing at the event, with a variety of NIKKOR lenses.

As part of the Nikon FX experience, members of the public will also be able to participate in a novel open-top bus tour around town. The ride will take them around nearby city spots while they test out the new D750, as well as other Nikon full frame FX-format DSLR cameras available on the bus. There will also be free sensor cleaning services over the weekend for existing Nikon users for the first 100 participants per day.

Photographers can also look forward to various exciting performances throughout the weekend, which range from Japanese Taiko Drums to freestyle dance performances and more! Shutterbugs looking to get some weekend captures are encouraged to come by to test their photography skills.

Programme Summary

Programme Date / Time Details and Registration

Talks by Chris McLennan and Nikon professional photographers: Alex Soh, Bryan Foong and Imran Ahmad

3 – 5 October – Various timings
(These photography talks are open to all.)

Register at
Limited to 100 pax for seating. Registration is free and opens on 23 September 2014 at 12pm online on a first-come-first-served basis.

Mall Performances 4 – 5 October 2014 Shutterbugs looking to get some weekend shots can also come by the mall to watch various exciting performances, which range from Japanese Taiko Drums to freestyle dance performances and even fire juggling.

“FREEDOM BUS” Open Top bus tours 4 – 5 October 2014, Hourly, between 12-6pm. Members of the public can sign up for a free ride on the Open Top bus tour where you will get a chance to try your hands on the latest Nikon D750 and other Nikon FX Cameras. Register at and receive an 8GB SanDisk card. Registration begins on 23 September 2014 at 12pm online on a first-come-first-served basis. Tours run every hour with a capacity of 20 pax per ride.

Free Sensor Cleaning 3 – 5 October 2014 (Fri – Sun) From 11am
Special Perks for Nikon users: Limited to the first 100 pax per day and one Nikon camera body per person only. T&Cs apply. View website for further details.

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About the Nikon DSLR D750

The Nikon D750 is Nikon’s smallest and lightest FX-format camera to deliver incredible image quality in an ideal package of enriched features. The D750 enables the freedom of photographic expression with sought-after functionalities of built-in Wi-Fi®, tilting monitor, 24.3 megapixels,

91K-pixel RGB sensor, and outstanding high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 6.5 frames per second for both FX- and DX-format, all fitted into a slim and durable body.

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About Nikon
Nikon. At the Heart of the Image. Nikon is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognised for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and system accessories; Nikon COOLPIX compact digital cameras; Nikon sports optics as well as the Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lens system in over 50 countries.

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