It doesn't have 16MP It doesn't have 6400 ASA with no noise It doesn't have Multi-CAM5000 with 18 points including 9 cross-points It doesn't have a high-speed 10FPS mode It doesn't have a 1/2000 sec. flash sync that works with any old flash It doesn't have a 100x viewfinder with interchangeable focussing screens It doesn't have a titanium alloy body that is waterproof to 10 meters It doesn't have anti-gravity so that it can weight 5 lbs when I shoot and 5 ounces when resting around my neck Wireless and GPS are extra cost options And to top it all off, it costs more then $1000!!!
What were you thinking Nikon? Asleep at the switch again?
Come on guys, get serious. This camera would have been a best seller at $2200. At $1700 it's a runaway steal. Nikon hit a homerun with this one. But of course, they couldn't please everybody and squeeze in every feature that everybody ever wanted. For a non-pro body, it is truly outstanding.
>I know, you can't record movies either. What a shame. > >...whaddya mean I can't see the image on the screen >first?" > >Allan, A >Comox Valley Nikonian >Find out more about me on the >Nikonians >Team Page>
The real funny thing is that there hasn't been a flood of angry or disappointed members threatening to jump ship or out a window. That is either a testimony to the superior nature of Nikonians membership or the superior design and features of this camera. Or maybe a lot of both. Great taste and less filling.
"The real funny thing is that there hasn't been a flood of angry or disappointed members threatening to jump ship or out a window. That is either a testimony to the superior nature of Nikonians membership or the superior design and features of this camera. "
That's been happening for the past 6 months.....at least 6.
Canon has a totally different profile than Nikon. It also produces printers and consumables, which have very different market dynamics than cameras. Consumers expect Canon to be on par with the latest developments and deliver them the last gadgets at a good price ASAP. These consumers mainly focus on one strong point, whereas Nikon consumers mainly look into getting the whole package with some trade offs.
May sound paradoxal, but in todays digital world having patience pays off.
I thought I was one of the very few who remembered ASA. What is the DIN range for this camera? I know that I still cling to my medium format black and white, but come on now, its files and ISO, not film and ASA.
The magnesium body, the seals, and the side opening CF door alone are enough for me, before you get to the 10.2mp and all of the new features cramed into the camera. And you can use MF AI or AIS lenses. Could Nikon be any more accomodating? I I can't wait to try one on for size.
when i talked to my good friend yesterday,i told him "it has iso 100-1600+3200 boost" he stopped.... a silence, and asked "what?......OH! you men ASA?" i told him get with it already. it's iso not asa.
I was explaining yesterday to another photographer, friend of mine, the virtuous of BOOSTING the ISO speed of the D200 to 3200. He looked seriously at me and said: "technology is amazing. These new cameras can drink almost anything." William Rodriguez Miami, Florida.