Nikon Canada forcing Df purchase with kit lens?

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Red G8R
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Re: Nikon Canada forcing Df purchase with kit lens?
In reply to Alan Brown, 5 months ago

Alan Brown wrote:

digitalphotographer wrote:

Does anyone know why in Canada one has to buy the 50mm "special edition" lens with the Df? There are no body-only options. Does this happen in any other markets other than Canada?

According to many, the Df is already overpriced as it is, but now Nikon Canada wants to squeeze owners of existing 50mm f/1.8 lens one more time by forcing us to pay more for a lens that we already have? What's going on at Nikon Canada these days?

By the way, I really don't like the silver ring on the new special edition lens, totally destroying the new design, but that's just me. In the end, design or not, Canadians shouldn't be forced to pay for the kit if one only wants the body?

Can't answer the kit Qs.. but the silver ring is all part of the retro look. I agree though; you shouldn't be forced to buy any extras you don't want/need.

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Look on the bright side. It's priced Cd$2,999 for the kit and that is less than the US price (kit) since our dollar is worth 5% less at the moment.

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Peter
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