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RubberDials: Fuji has obviously done market research amongst DSLR users and asked them what would make them switch to Fuji and the answer appears to be a mirrorless camera inside the body of a DSLR.

It will be interesting to see how this plays out with existing Fuji users and whether it polarises the user base. I don't think many Fuji users will appreciate the exposure comp. dial being replaced by an LCD panel for example.

The camera is also now heavier and larger than an A7rIII, which is full frame. In fact it's not far off the size of the Leica SL, which attracted ridicule when it first appeared, admittedly with larger FF lenses.

I think there's a trick to utilising market research, as Henry Ford is supposed to have said: 'If I'd asked people what they wanted they would have said a faster horse."

Didn't Henry Ford also say that "A customer can have a car painted any color he wants as long as it’s black"?

Link | Posted on Feb 23, 2018 at 00:10 UTC

That's what they thought when they brought the NX1

Link | Posted on Feb 6, 2018 at 23:17 UTC as 1st comment
On article Samsung plans to launch the Galaxy S9 in February (6 comments in total)

I'll be interested in Samsung only when they get back into the MILC market.

Link | Posted on Jan 20, 2018 at 09:03 UTC as 1st comment
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marc petzold: I have a dream....it should look like a classic Nikon S2...Rangefinder.

My other dream is busted, since the "Elphi" Hamburgs Elb Philharmony was being created, i dreamed about making a picture with it into the morning mist...2 days ago, somebody uploaded exactly this...but maybe someday i am doing my own....kudos to him, it's a great picture. He used a D500 with 16-80 VR Zoom.

I have no nostalgia for rangefinder-style, but I just don't understand requests for over-sized grips on supposedly compact bodies.

Link | Posted on Jan 18, 2018 at 07:16 UTC
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wakaba: Instead of looking forward...N builds an FF box with a new mount. Dumb. That is not going to compete well with my phone or Kinefinity Terra for attention. Simple MF with big LCD, with A,M,P, big prime glass, 6-8k vid. It's effing annoying to see corps beating the same dead horse.

No one will buy your dream camera other than you.

Link | Posted on Jan 14, 2018 at 07:34 UTC

Whenever and however it comes out, it will be blasted and applauded for what it is, and for what it isn't.

Link | Posted on Jan 14, 2018 at 07:32 UTC as 47th comment | 1 reply

Would have been even happier if the robbery never occurred.

Link | Posted on Dec 27, 2017 at 02:00 UTC as 29th comment | 1 reply
On article Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review (611 comments in total)

This camera could have been a replacement for my DSLR, but alas, interesting concept, poorly executed.

Link | Posted on Dec 20, 2017 at 05:39 UTC as 105th comment | 1 reply
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Robert1975: Mirrorlessless is the future.

Tomorrow never comes.

Link | Posted on Dec 12, 2017 at 00:29 UTC

There's 2 ways to stimulate creativity: un-limiting oneself or limiting oneself. She took the latter way. Good for her. Do whatever it takes to succeed. Better than doing nothing.

Link | Posted on Dec 8, 2017 at 00:45 UTC as 96th comment | 1 reply
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Terry Breedlove: Buying this makes you stupid.

There are no purchases that make one look intelligent.
All purchases make one look stupid.
One has to live with it.

Link | Posted on Nov 22, 2017 at 00:55 UTC
On article The Leica CL is (almost) what the TL should have been (424 comments in total)

I think it's a nice camera.
I may even consider buying one.
But only if priced at around 250000 yen with lens.

Link | Posted on Nov 22, 2017 at 00:40 UTC as 37th comment

It may, or may not be future of photography.
The future's not ours to see , anyway.

Link | Posted on Nov 21, 2017 at 00:48 UTC as 15th comment | 1 reply
On article How to predict when your camera is going to die (19 comments in total)

Shutter breakdown isn't the only thing that kills a camera.

One of my cameras died because of sensor deterioration. Churned out nothing but pitch-black squares. Shutters worked fine, though.

Link | Posted on Nov 16, 2017 at 02:51 UTC as 2nd comment

I hope this product is just a start, and not the end.

We all have to start somewhere, somehow.

Link | Posted on Nov 16, 2017 at 00:16 UTC as 118th comment | 1 reply

Probably cheaper than same number of Omega Speedmasters.

Link | Posted on Nov 14, 2017 at 08:22 UTC as 31st comment

I would seriously consider this camera if they halved the price.

Link | Posted on Nov 1, 2017 at 00:43 UTC as 47th comment | 5 replies
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taktak91: Good move for Nikon.
One of the reasons why Nikon 1 series never took off was because they had 'Made in China' on them. If they were made in Japan, or maybe even Thailand, pricing may have been justified.

iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks are all supposedly American products.

Everyone knows that 'American' products now are manufactured everywhere except in America. Even Americans don't expect American products to be manufactured in America any more. That's why iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks are accepted even if they were made in China.

Japanese products are viewed slightly different.

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2017 at 08:00 UTC

Good move for Nikon.
One of the reasons why Nikon 1 series never took off was because they had 'Made in China' on them. If they were made in Japan, or maybe even Thailand, pricing may have been justified.

Link | Posted on Oct 31, 2017 at 01:07 UTC as 77th comment | 7 replies
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Spectro: wished nikon would team up with samsung or buy some of their tech or patent. Guess we will see what nikon will brings out next year milc.

Such a move would have been a disaster for Nikon, so I'm glad they never did.

Link | Posted on Oct 22, 2017 at 06:13 UTC
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