Yikes! The rumored Nikon D800.

Started Oct 5, 2011 | Discussions thread
mattr Veteran Member • Posts: 3,531
Re: Well, I've lusted over Nikon's 14-24 but was never keen ...

J A K wrote:

about the idea of purchasing an adapter for a Canon body. If your source is correct then this might be the time to consider a Nikon body and then pick up the 14-24 for those occasional very wide angle landscapes.

Yes, this is a lens Canon seems to be unable to match. And don't forget that Nikon offers some updated normal primes while Canon refuses to do so. I would immediately order the Nikon AF-S 50/1.8 together with a full frame Nikon body.

One year ago I lost my 5D2 and all lenses. I decided to get a 60D with a few lenses and wait for the next full frame model before replacing the 5D2. If a 36 MP D800 materializes and Canon has no good answer, I will likely buy the Nikon. I could sell my Canon 24mm TS-E II to pay for the Nikon 14-24...

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