Why BLACK 5N Costs 100 USD Less Than SILVER 5N

Started Nov 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
sean lancaster
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Re: Why BLACK 5N Costs 100 USD Less Than SILVER 5N
In reply to nelsonal, Nov 27, 2012

nelsonal wrote:

Possibly because of demand from people who use/plan to use them with older chrome lenses? Generally chrome and black lenses are thought to look better on a silver camera than a black camera.

That was my rationale for getting the silver in the first place. I think it looks better with silver lenses and looks okay with the black lenses. I didn't like the black camera with the silver kit lens attached when I was deciding. I wouldn't have a problem getting the black, but black just seems mundane to me and there was a choice that was priced the same when I bought. If there was a $100 difference and black was cheaper then I'd easily get the black.

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