The world's largest trade fair for the photographic and imaging industries Photokina opens its gates from 18 till 23 September 2012 in Cologne, Germany. It is the photography highlight of the year, bringing together professional and amateur photographers, experts and fans, exhibitors and interested participants from all over the world. Photokina offers imaging professionals from around the globe an opportunity to share information on the latest trends and innovations, market developments, and the business models of the future and for amateur photographers there is the opportunity to see, learn and try out. Topics of Photokina cover the entire spectrum of imaging, from image capture to image processing and storage to image output. Photokina hosts a total of 1,251 exhibitors from 45 countries and more than 180,000 visitors from 165 countries. The nikonians.org members are eager to attend and share all their knowledge. See you in Cologne, friends!