The Waiting Game (Syndrome)

Started Apr 4, 2014 | Discussions thread
Marty4650 Forum Pro • Posts: 14,245
I wait for the new model, so I can buy the old one

I really enjoy living behind the curve.

Now that digital cameras are a mature technology, we don't get revolutionary change every year. Instead we get a few tiny incremental improvements. Improvements you may not even need.

So, if I see a new camera I want, and the camera costs $1,000.... I just wait until a replacement is announced for that camera. Then I can buy one brand new for $650, or buy a used one from someone who needs to always upgrade for $500.

Unfortunately, this theory only works for camera bodies. Lenses are a different story.

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