I even don't think you can call it "silver" edition because the body is totally black.
I would suggest Leica just focusing on its lens business…
marcel smit: Totally waste of time and money if you ask me imho.For that money en size you better spent your money on a decent compact camera.
When you separate it from the phone, it will make a lot impossible photo takings possible now. So I would say it is useful is certain situations.
Just a Photographer: I yet have to see if this will become successful.
My feeling says utter failure - an obsolete product with no future..That 'special moment' is already over.... once you have finally attached this lens to your phone.
The most interesting thing is not attaching it to a smart phone, but separating it from the phone. I think it is useful in a lot situations.
dylanbarnhart: The concept is absurb for a forum full of photographers. But this is no joke. There is an emgerging flow of thought brought along by Google Glass called Timeline. In the timeline, the present is most important. Then unimportant things in the past slowly fade away. That's how human memory works. Our eyes observe everything constantly, then retain only remarkable things in the past.
A person can just wear this device, or Google Glass, everyday and it silently takes pictures whenever something new or interesting happens. These pictures are only stored for a short period of time. When something interesting happens, the person, or friends can later revisit the photos and make them sticky, meaning to save them permanently. The photos that are not looked at are eventually deleted.
You'd be surprised how many interesting things in life are missed because they didn't seem photo worthy at the time. Think about the interesting moments of your life and whether you have pictures for them.
Very interesting. I think you need two of it -ware one in front of you and one in back. Thus you wouldn't miss any actions.
I don't know it is just me... I feel it takes longer time to open a Set. It is much slower now than before.
shlam: How is this competitive in the market? Say compared to the Sony NEX 3N, it costs $100 more, has a larger, yet shorter zoom range kit lens with no stabilization, no built-in flash, no tilt-screen...
Flash is included, so as LR4.
Yah, it is part of the digital booming. Looking forward to more to come.
Looks like a very practical tool. Like it. But for $450?
Acknowledging the problem is definitely a good step in right direction for Nikon to take.
BozillaNZ: With the time I open the card door to access the switch, I can instead take the card out and chuck it into the SD slot in my desktop/laptop and only using 1/100 time to transfer all my images over!
Sure you can if you have a notebook/desktop computer nearby. but if you only have a ipad/smatphone around?
It is not an invention but practically useful.
That is the reason why I like these websites. I learn something every day. Thanks.
Competitions are good things. I like to see Samsung coming out something strong.
Nikon can patent whatever they wants to but the real question is if they can come up a complete solution that is easy to use and within say $1000. otherwise it is just a thought. only very small percentage of patents become reality.
Still no Nikon D600...
Thanks for the review. But the first camera photo in the review is so bad, I am sorry to say that.
Aleo Veuliah: I like the idea but not at this price, I would like to see a camera like this on the Micro 4/3 System, or even on other mirrorless cameras
But well done Leica, just make the price lower
don't have to be long, you will see monochrome variant camera from fuji or panasonic or samsung because it is not too hard to do it.
marianco: A Leica Man can easily afford both the Leica and the Nikon D800e. Thus, there is no need for compromise.
If you can't afford it, get second job.
I guess a Leica Man will have this camera and buy a D800 or 5D3 as back up....
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