Prices...What The...???

Started Apr 14, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Re: Prices...What The...???
In reply to moimoi, Apr 14, 2011

ummm... you may have heard of that 9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and on-going nuclear incident that happened a month ago...

that and you can thank Quantitative Easing 2.0 ... i.e. printing money to devalue the US dollar to make imports for expensive

moimoi wrote:

Hi to everyone,

I am not sure if you are following, but prices for Nikon lenses (specially pro glass) are becoming less and less reasonable. I am not sure whether it is due to a strong yen vs. weak American dollar or not, but buying 2995.00 USD for the 70-200 F/2.8 VR II is absolutely ridiculous.

I have been checking the prices for professional glass, and that's just nonsense. There has been at least a minimum of 200 USD increase for a 24-70mm f/2.8 for instance. Same thing happened with the D700, which is now overpriced on Amazon.

What are you opinions regarding this issue? I would be very much interested in your point of views. What are your expectations in a near future? Will you still keep buying pieces of equipment even though the price still increases?

Thanks,

Max

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