(FYI.. I am Male - my name often gets misgendered in these forums:)
chlamchowder: The Nikon AF-S 200-400/4 VR II is $6750, and the TC-14E is $500. Together, they would cost $7520.So, the question is, is the convenience of having the teleconverter built in worth $4480?
a $2.99 ikea umbrella does a great job if there is ever a need to change the lens in rain/snow. also, why will there ever be a need to change the lens in snow/rain when there is absolutely no improvement in image quality when things are barely visible anyway? as usual some people will make any excuse to justify canon's most absurd design.
qwertyasdf: How can I edit my polar bear shots taken in North Pole?
i will be more worried about battery life rather than internet connectivity :/
well, if adobe raw is decent in future adobe elements 14+ (currently @11?), and my nik and topaz plugins are also usable in elements, i don't mind adobe's new move. after all i barely use even 5% of adobe's cs5's full capability, plus elements keeps advancing.
good move for the future adobe.. just a bit too early. im sure people will calm down once they see the value of cloud/subscription 2-3yrs down. with gigs of storage space becoming popular online, it will be a relief of sorts
gl2k: With regard to D800 vs D800E this is hilarious !!Nice evidence that D800E is the ultimate rip-off for would-be pros. Much reminds me of "Emperors New Clothes".
With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
what bout moire lucas? since you are hell bent on fabric etc, you do know that most medium format cameras do not have AA built in either, yet they are heavily used for indoor fashion photography. by the way there are a million tricks out there in the open on how to remove them - if they ever show up in 0.001% of your shots.
Paul Farace: Nikon made fire control optics for the Imperial Japanese Navy in WWII !!! They were intended to kill my father, my uncles, my cousins, and my neighbors and friends!!!! Yet I don't bear them ill will as a result. The policitally correct (self absorbed) wackos need to get a life... hunting scopes are a fact of life. I don't like hunting... so I don't go hunting! Problem is these leftists and nanny-staters want to IMPOSE their will on EVERYONE!
leave it to a canonite to find problems with any nikon equipment.
this is a steal if true.
hybrid pdaf seems like a good way to go for future ff/fx, but useless in aps-c/dx mode since the af points pretty much cover everything in high af point models?
too bad about the photographer.. but maybe there is a reason why some artists become popular after they die? :)
expressivecanvas: This looks horrendous... of course, the "Current" imager example looks horrendous too but on the opposite extreme. This is worthy of publishing in DPReview? Gimme a break!
lots of things look horrendous when starting.
JEROME NOLAS: This is like 300 hp in Geo Metro...who really needs it? When you people realize it won't make you a better photographer?
looks like you automatically disqualified yourself?
Debankur Mukherjee: When can we have a FF body at the price of the D7100.......
tomorrow ! :) mark my words - just write it on the wall as a reminder!
The A-Team: Glad I can get the Canon 17-40L (wider, longer, and faster, better built) for the same price :)
canon trolls supporting each other
time to sell my sigma 300-800mm f5.6 and get this.. not!
Barry Fitzgerald: It's basically a warmed over D5100 which has a poor 0.78x viewfinder, no Auto FP, no wireless flash, no DOF preview. They shoved the questionable AF system from the D7k in there (how you fit 39 dots in a tiny viewfinder is going to be fun) and a 24mp sensor and beefed up the fps a little.
Still no hard buttons for ISO and WB..shame Nikon are really lagging on basic functionality.
Barry, it sounds like a great opportunity for you to manufacture a camera that will make a lot of people happy.. you think
I loved my D5000 as a backup to my D300. Often time it was the go-to camera for trips and it never failed to disappoint. Worked consistently well despite being refurbished.The swivel screen is perfect for composing shots and doing the video from unconventional angle.I sold off both and have a D800E now. This lil camera might be my replacement instead of the D300/D7000 hybrid. Will wait for the hybrid specs to come out before get this one. But either one of them will certainly be my backup camera!
Once again.. GOOD JOB NIKON! Giving spot metering at all AF points, large bracketing D7000 AF etc in a small affordable bundle!
boulderdashcci: Funny that Nikon's highest end camera from this generation has the lowest megapixel count.
a typical canon user response. you do know that it has more af points than 7d and also 6d, apart from spot metering on all af points, etc etc.
JonSr: D5100 was a D7000 with a few flaw. D5200 sounds like D3200 with a new number. Doesn't sound like an upgrade but a downgrade. That's sad.
JonSr. yes its not for you. you can go back to your cave
Retzius: This doesnt make sense
NIkon - "The 1 system is not a pro camera, it wasnt our goal. Its just a fast high quality point and shoot"
DP - "what is the P7700 for then?"
Nikon - "Its a second camera for pros to scout a location that want manual controls."
DP - "it would be nice if the V1 had that."
Nikon - "It does. We have pros using it for motocross even. You just click it and it always get it"
DP - "really, cuz the focus sucks in low light"
Nikon - "exactly, it has room to improve."
wait huh? this guy has more doublespeak than Orwell's 1984.
just because it is not a pro camera does not mean pro's cannot use it? That is flawed reasoning. In fact the explanation is simple that it is even used by pros to show that it is capable of certain type of photography, while still having some drawbacks.
Shamael: what makes me laugh is this eternal affordable camera stuff. Even at 1500$ it is only affordable to those who have the money. You can sell anything at any price if you find a sucker who pays that.
Is it not time to speak about a cheaper FX camera, not an affordable one. We are far away form a budget pricing anyway. If you consider that a D600 is a D7000 with FX sensor and that it's development and production costs not more than the first, the price is much too high anyway. All that prices are scaled in a way to protect other models of the brand, but not with any affordable or budget for anyone in view.
Shameel,Please go ahead and create a sub 500$ FX model in todays market. Make it perform like a D600 and then sell boatloads of it. Whats stopping you from doing that? If you cannot answer that then let people buy what they are prepared to pay for.Other than that it is just whining.