Nikon is gearing up for a series of professional photography shows that will give visitors a chance to check out the D3 and D300 digital SLRs.

The first of the Nikon Solutions Expo roadshows will take place at the Manchester Velodrome on 14 November.

?With the roadshow taking place inside the cycling track you?ll be right at the centre of the action, enjoying outstanding opportunities for high-speed cycling shots,? explained a Nikon spokesman.

The event is open from 11am-6pm and located at Stuart Street, Manchester M11 4DQ. Visit

The British Empire & Commonwealth Museum in Bristol is the setting for the second roadshow on 21 November (open 10am-5pm). The museum is located at Clock Tower Yard, Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH. Visit

Entry to both events is free to registered visitors and will include free seminars designed to help improve imaging skills.

London Olympia will play host to Solutions Expo, a two-day event to be held from 27-28 November.

Nikon?s complete range of gear will be on show, in addition to the D3 and D300. Visitors will also get a chance to try the latest software and printing solutions, say organisers.

Nikon Solutions Expo takes place at Olympia Conference Centre, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX.

The event is also expected to feature various free seminars, details of which had yet to be announced at the time of writing.

Entry is free but pre-registration is ?essential? says Nikon.

Doors are open from 10am-6pm on Tuesday 27 November and 10am-5pm on 28 November.

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