HappyVan

HappyVan

Joined on Jan 1, 2011

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  • Hi Folks, I'm still using Nikon Capture NX2. I'm wondering if Nikon will support NX2 in WIN 10. I suppose that I should wait for July 29 and see whether Capture NX2 is affected. Please report if ...
  • The point is that Canikon can withstand several bad years. MILC can't. MILC has to keep growing or else... I'm not as negative on Nikon as Thom is. Nikon is about to begin a new product cycle. Good ...
  • Replied in Here's more data
    Thom Hogan has provided the data from the first four months. http://www.dslrbodies.com/newsviews/i-might-have-been-wrong.html ",,, Mirrorless remains behind where it was last year (91.6%), as do ...
  • Okay
  • Actually, the industry appears to be stabilizing. http://www.cipa.jp/stats/documents/e/d-201503_e.pdf In the first quarter, Camera with Interchangeable Lens shipped 90% of the volume of the prior ...
  • Less competition is bad. The possibility that Sony may reduce its commitment to photography is worrying. Perhaps, less commitment to sensor development. Less dollars for technology will work ...
  • Replied in It's a worry
    I track the Japanese sales at this site... http://www.dslrphoto.com/dslr/space.php?do=jranking&view=all It's worrying. For many months, MILC has been in a retreat. Today's ranking is indicative. ...
  • Sadly for the old photographers, much of the money has moved to video documentaries. Many projects are being shot in video by journalists embedded with their subjects. Sign of the times. That said, ...
  • Replied in To each his own
    Obvious that many opinions exist on this subject. That's because photography is subjective. No camera is perfect for everyone. IMO, the mirrorless fans need to stop pushing their cause. Canikon ...
  • Have you fully exploited the strengths of FF?
  • Created discussions Thom Hogan on small cameras
    Looks like Thom is gradually exiting Nikon. "Where We Are Headed Having tinkered with my bag contents a lot lately, I’ve come to a conclusion about DSLRs: they’re now only most useful as specialty ...
  • Replied in Thanks for ...
    ... cherry picking from the first quarter of the last FY. Here's the full FY... http://nikonrumors.com/2015/05/14/nikons-2015-financial-results-are-out-sales-down-15-income-down-12.aspx/#more-92766 ...
  • For the first quarter, DSLR is 96% of last year's sales. MILC only 84%. The pressure is on the small brands. :-(
  • Replied in Perhaps
    My expectation is that as Canikon comes under greater pressure, they will launch more products in order to increase sales. Likely expanding into niches occupied by small brands. There should also ...
  • Replied in The truth hurts?
    Fact is that Canikon is still profitable. Fact is that the small guys like Oly are posting double digit operating loss ratio. Which business model is sustainable in the long run? Nothing wrong with ...
  • The Nikon community has many famous names. Does Sony have the same? ;-) http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-And-Explore/Nikon-Ambassadors/index.page
  • Thank You. I'm sure that the Nikon guys missed it entirely. :-)
  • There are a  number of ways to cut costs. Nikon has eliminated some service centers in Canada. That's going to hurt them. They are also cutting production costs by redesigning camera interiors. ...
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