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

Started Apr 14, 2011 | Discussions thread
nkarasev
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Re: Prices...What The...???
In reply to moimoi, Apr 15, 2011

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?

Most likely due to the quake.

People who need equipment today will pay any price, while those who want to save should wait until supply becomes normal. Might take a year.

In either case whining won't give any credit.

Nik

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