HUGE Df Apology!

Started Nov 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
jjnik Senior Member • Posts: 1,319
Re: HUGE Df Apology!

Shotcents wrote:

C'mon, guys. Can you get OUT of your own heads for just a second?

Sure - if you can join the 21st century for a minute...

YOU may not think the Df looks better and Bugs Bunny might love it, but the INTENTION was to build something capable AND aesthetically superior.

To most people THIS looks like a camera, perhaps even a film camera:\

Exactly - but most are not using film cameras anymore - and this is not a film camera.  You are entitled to your opinion that this is a beautiful camera - more power to you.  However, stop trying to convince people that feel otherwise.  To me, that looks like a camera that my dad used 30 years ago and I much prefer the aesthetics/ergonomics/control layout of my D4 and D800E much better.  Others are obviously free to feel differently - but why are you so obsessed with this?

It doesn't look anything like my D800, which is almost militant by comparison. If you think it's ugly or looks like an iPhone (!), I don't know what to tell you. That's not likely to be what the masses will think and you probably know that.

I've avoided the "camera as fashion accessory" element because I don't care all that much about it. I see a small camera with a great sensor. But the gut reaction from some experienced shooters IS about the nicer looks.

I suspect "experienced" means older for this camera's styling...

You walk into a restaurant with your pretty wife. Standing near the bar is a 6' blonde bombshell that makes your wife look like Kathy Bates. And you say to yourself, "Yeah, but I bet she's bad in bed and a real b*itch."

You may be right. In fact I know from experience it is OFTEN the case on both counts. But that doesn't change the fact that the criteria for your assumption is emotional rather than factual.

I have a feeling that the Df is the blonde bombshell who IS good in bed and is most certainly not a b*tch. We'll know when the real reviews come in and we have a chance to try one for ourselves.

and now you've officially lost it...

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