Nikon 1 V3 impressions (yes, have one atm)

Started Apr 18, 2014 | Discussions thread
MarsObserver
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V3 vs V2 vs Ricoh GR for Street
In reply to JL Salvignol, Apr 19, 2014

I'd be interested in the V3 for the same reason (street), so would love to hear your opinon Ricardo on how it 'stacks up':

- The Sony RX100 is smaller and lighter and potentially a good street shooter... but is more obvious with its extending lens and more difficult to grip

- The Ricoh GR if of course a great street shooter... but more or less limits you to the 28mm FoV (granted, with the ability to do some cropping and even in-camera crop punch-ins)

- The V2 looks like the grip would be better for street shooting. I wonder how the V3 with grip compares to the V2 (size, grip-ability)

- The V3 with grip may provide great street ergonomics. The fast AF of the 1 series can be useful. I like the ability to change lenses / focal lengths - even to the extreme of using the wide-angle for in-close shots or alternately using the new 70-200 for extreme candids.

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