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HappyVan

HappyVan

Joined on Jan 1, 2011

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  • Michael Reichmann offers this perspective... "... Frankly, when this all settles down I believe that we will have seen a true disruptive force enter the market, one in which owners of one system ...
  • Replied in Good point
    That's why I also operate a D3 and J4. Some of the lens can be used for different formats. To each his own. I should point out that many are of the opinion that the Canikon APSC camera systems have ...
  • Replied in ?????
    Sorry. I was discussing FF Sony E versus Nikon DSLR. I don't understand what a compact 1' body has to do with it. As has been pointed out elsewhere, Nikon is pushing upmarket FF, while covering the ...
  • Looked at a used A7R in my town. The price was Canadian $1,400. A huge loss from the original price. The phase detect A7R2 is a crazy C$4k. What shocked me was the price of E lenses. The 55 1.8 ZA ...
  • Replied in Really?
    Of course, MS is famous for the stability and security of its products. That said, only time will tell whether WIN 10 is a worthwhile upgrade. It's good to know that WIN 10 is better backward ...
  • Replied in Any feedback?
    Anyone upgraded yet? Is it worth it? Any problems with Nikon software?
  • DSLR users will take note and carry on shooting. Some non-DSLR users might have trouble sleeping. :-D Hope this puts an end to some of the silly thinking on this forum.
  • Interesting? "Apple, Huawei buck slowing smartphone sales trend ... Smartphone shipments grew just 15% annually in the second quarter, reaching 339.5 million units, research firm Strategy Analytics ...
  • Replied in Yes? (nt)
  • Created discussions Decline of DSLR sales over?
    Thom Hogan provides an update. As I have suspected for some months, DSLR sales are starting to stabilize. "For the first time in a while, both mirrorless and DSLR shipments exceeded last year’s. ...
  • 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 ...
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