Nikon Canada forcing Df purchase with kit lens?

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mgblack74
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It is peculiar...
In reply to digitalphotographer, 10 months ago

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?

Seeing as they gave away the 24-85 VR last year with the D600. It could be a marketing ploy too... that the Df is seen on the streets with the S.E. 50.

Then again, Nikon charges more for a camera without an AA filter than one with.
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