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5 Stops VR? Has Nikon Marketing lost the plot?

cwils02

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"RE: 5 Stops VR? Has Nikon Marketing lost the plot?"

cwils02 Gold Member Nikonian since 19th Apr 2012
Sun 04-Nov-12 06:56 PM

>Stan, a lighter 14-24? An 80-400 f4? I'm glad we set our
>clocks back-I need an hour to bask in the glow of these
>thoughts!!
>
>Charley, you sound like an addict. (I hate this heroin--give
>me some more!) Does Nikon have its hand in your wallet,
>forcing you to buy this lens if it isn't for you? I shoot
>festivals. I have my lens collection hanging from my neck for
>12 to 14 hours at a time. I also have a gimp left wrist. I
>need the 2.8 for evening and indoor, i don't need it for
>outdoor and the tents in daytime. I now have a pro quality
>option to reduce my pain. Sorry it makes you so angry, but
>Rick and i will be out shooting and enjoying the options that
>Nikon gives us!

Seriously Rod, I'm not angry. The only things that I am truely addicted to is breathing & Diet Coke. I got off a 3-3.5 pack of cigs a day cold turkey in 1969. The subject of this forum is "5 Stops VR? Has Nikon Marketing lost the plot?"

My whole point is that Nikon is a market driven corporation. I'd be willing to bet that they will sell a very large number of these. I also have an aversion to carrying weight based on a ton of athletic injuries, auto accidents, broken collar bones, etc. This lens will actually force me into a choice of continuing DX or going FX. This lens would be a very good reason to strongly consider FX.

It is my strong suspicion that this lens will be an entry into the FX world for a lot of folks.

Charlie

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