Camera buffs and those involved in the camera industry around the world are anxiously awaiting Aug. 23, when Nikon Corp. will debut a camera model representing one of the most drastic changes in the firm’s 101-year history.

Nikon, which along with Canon Inc. has long dominated the global high-end camera market, has put a countdown clock on its website ahead of the big event. The product? A next-generation, full-frame mirrorless camera with a new lens mount.

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