They should make a series with out of focus riots/explosions/conflict zones/etc. so I can be an instant photo journalist.
Half the AP pool would probably use them...
So I could buy the Pentax 645z with the same sensor and the whole camera for a third less than the cost of just this sensor-back?
OK Hassy... Whats next, your gonna put fancy wood on a Sony and charge 10x as much for it?
"All components are packaged in a box designed exclusively for this product."
I'm sure this is a great camera but somehow these output of these images don't wow me.
Retzius: Does this fix the flopping mirror?
Thanks for your reply. Thats a shame... I have been looking at this camera but the reported mirror flop problem keeps me from pulling the trigger.
Does this fix the flopping mirror?
"a distinctly iPhone-esque design" - thats a PC way of saying it... they even copied the app icons on the touchscreen
Nice camera. I think for many folks buying their first DSLR a camera like this makes it hard to justify an interchangeable lens camera. The numbers from both Nikon and Canon indicate most of their customers who buy an entry level body never even take the kit lens off. This would make a much better and more powerful option for many of those people.
webber15: As the eagle is an immature bird,,there is a slim chance it was curious but where breeding raptors are known the drone should not have been in this area and should not be disturbing wildlife,,I don't know Bali"s regulations but in Europe he would have broken the law...
Are we at the point now where we literally just try to find stuff to criticize or be angry about now?
Chill out and enjoy the photos. No laws were broken, no wildlife was irrevocably violated, and mother earth was not harmed in the making of these images.
Image quality is sub-par for the price point.
If I am going to drop $1200 on a camera I want the image quality to reflect that.
I can buy Nikon's own D7100 for the same money for far superior image quality.
If Nikon had released this at $799 I think they would have created a lot more 1 system shooters.
Nikon should IMHO just end their software development. Its almost always poorly designed and never developed after release. Their wifi iOS app was a joke and really nothing more than just a remote release with live view.
TBH, I think the age of proprietary RAW converters is done. The camera makers should do what they are good at, making cameras, and let the software companies do what they are good at, make software.
Let the cameras output in TIFF or DNG (kudos to Pentax for this) and be done with it.
Nikon should officially apologize for Brazil's football team.
wetsleet: I'm constantly amused by so many armchair experts pontificating to whichever manufacturer how to fix their cameras and pricing to make them sell, and then just carry on with their mantra regardless when, guess what, the camera sells as-is, due - but of course - to a gullible public who sadly lack the archair experts' expertise and tragically don't realise that they should be buying a different camera at a different price.
I apologize for your constant amusement, officially.
The Nikon 1 V3 is the MUST HAVE camera of the summer...
...said no one ever.
Ah yes, the demand outpaces production "apology"... The lamest form of marketing by Nikon so far.
How stupid does Nikon think we are?
Nikon, pull your head out of your collective butt, stop the stupid marketing tricks, and start competing again.
The fact that this is still $300 cheaper than the Nikon 1 V3 really shows how insanely priced the V3 is with its 1 inch sensor...
Retzius: I think this thing is going to have amazing image quality. Too bad it looks like butt.
TBH, I think most consumers do... If you think they do not consider esthetics when designing a camera to SELL to people than I have beachfront property in Arizona to sell you.
A little company called Apple has learned about the power of esthetic design.
Do you think Steve Jobs told his designers: "Who care what it looks like, its only a phone"?
Esthetics draws in the consumer, if the functionality can match the promise that the esthetics suggest than you have a winning product.
I think this thing is going to have amazing image quality. Too bad it looks like butt.
justmeMN: I suspect that the Nikon 1 V3 has a much better kit lens than the Sony a6000. It wouldn't take much...
Its a different lens...
You're probably wrong. If I pay $1200 for a camera I would like a lens that is oriented towards performance.
The Nikon lens has no filter threads, can't take a hood, and you have to wait for the lens to extend when you turn on the camera.
Its like putting a cheap point and shoot camera lens on a $1200 body.
Who they heck did they make this came for?