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jgdean Registered since 05th Jan 2013Tue 08-Jan-13 01:34 PM
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"Thinking of Nikon 1 V2"


Greensboro, US
          

It's been a while since I used to have my camera on hand all the time.
That was in the film days and I had a small Nikon FM and loved it!
Taking pics was simple and the results were great! Even won a couple photo awards for some of the pics I took. Fast forward to today.
I've had a pretty nice Sony Cypber Shot and took some decent pics.
Then a couple years ago, I upgraded to a Nikon D60. I was so overwhelmed by the technology I sold the camera without much in good pics.
Now, comes this Nikon 1V2 and I'm hoping that I will re-capture the joy of taking good pics with a smaller, lighter FAST camera.
My style is usually "taking pictures while wandering around" and used to get great shots.
Once I have my money in line, I plan to get a kit.
Any comments will be appreciated.

  

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Covey22 Moderator Expert in various fields including aviation photography Awarded for his contributions to the Resources and The Nikonian eZine Charter MemberTue 08-Jan-13 02:33 PM
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#1. "RE: Thinking of Nikon 1 V2"
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The 1 Series is a good pocket cam. I keep my J1 on me all the time. What's limiting the system is the small selection of native CX lenses. You can supplement with the FT-1 and DX/FX F-mount lenses, but then the camera becomes bigger. The 10-30 is not a bad kit lens, but the only native prime is a 10mm 2.8. Hopefully the variety will increase as time moves on.

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My Plan:

Get out of the car.
Get closer to the subject.
Pick the right mid-tone this time.

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nwcs Silver Member Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Landscape and Wildlife Photography Nikonian since 15th Jan 2006Tue 08-Jan-13 02:37 PM
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Knoxville, US
          

The 18.5 is the other native prime.

  

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Covey22 Moderator Expert in various fields including aviation photography Awarded for his contributions to the Resources and The Nikonian eZine Charter MemberTue 08-Jan-13 04:20 PM
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Forgot about that. I'm trying to forget it because it's a 50mm! Where is my 32!!! (85 equivalent)

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nwcs Silver Member Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Landscape and Wildlife Photography Nikonian since 15th Jan 2006Tue 08-Jan-13 02:36 PM
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Knoxville, US
          

I gotta say that the Nikon 1 series is a great camera to have around. It has better overall quality than point and shoots/smartphones and more flexibility with lenses. I've taken it to a few places where I wouldn't have bothered with my D800 (or D700 previous).

In fact, it got me thinking a lot like Scott Bourne (big time photog) who recently upon retiring sold all of his DSLRs and went to a micro 4/3 system. You lose some functionality but you gain a lot of fun.

  

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