Nikon is one of the world’s leading professional camera manufacturers, producing cutting edge new technology backed up by precision engineering. Established in 1917, its approach is backed up by its company philosophy – “Trustworthiness and Creativity”. Nikon developed its first digital cameras, known as Digital Still Cameras, in 1995, and its first professional digital SLR in 1999. The D700 has been going strong since 2008.