What do you think of the Nikon V3 ?

Started Sep 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
Sr Cordeiro
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Re: I prefer a more retro design
In reply to coolcatdaddy, Sep 26, 2013

coolcatdaddy wrote:

jonikon wrote:

withmore hard controls...

Photo taken from Nikonrumors.com

- Jon

me too. it doesn't have to be an x100 clone. but there is a reason 'retro' cameras are back. the style and the analog contols are timeless.

That would be a dream wouldn't it

The fact is that the Nikon 1 system wasn't developed from the start to be like this, the lenses don't even have a focus ring, let alone a aperture ring. I think that the 1 system was intended to work on a more automated fashion. And this isn't necessarely bad, just different approaches to usability experince. I have a Fuji X100 and a V1 – two extremes regarding usability – and I have fun with both.

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