Lenses as an Investment; Electronic Lenses vs Manual Control

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Pierre from Sweden Regular Member • Posts: 124
Lenses as an Investment; Electronic Lenses vs Manual Control

A very good article by DIGLLOYD

DIGLLOYD: ā€I wholeheartedly agree that the trend to electronic lenses is a step backwards. The idea of updating firmware in a lens is atrocious.

Nikon has taken a HUGE step backwards with its ā€œGā€ lenses, rendering them useless on Canon and other platforms, unlike millions of prior Nikkors. A very good reason to invest in Zeiss ZF.2 instead.

The older Nikon (non-G) and Zeiss ZF.2 lenses can be used completely manually, so they are good forever. Ditto for Leica M,"

Read the whole article here:
http://diglloyd.com/blog/2012/20120212_1-Lenses-are-an-investment.html

Best Regards
Pierre

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