Oh so retro

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Oh so retro

Post by iano » Tue 05 Nov, 2013 7:36 pm

Fuji did it with the X100, Olympus did with the Pen, now it's Nikon's turn.


New Df. Oldschool style with latest tech. If the design hasn't got you (sexy as hell), the spec list is pure porn. FX (full frame), and will work with any F mount lens made since 1959 thanks to a specially designed coupling system. Previously, most digital Nikons can't take the non Ai and Ai-S lenses (pre 1980) as doing so causes damage to the mount itself. You could get them professionally converted but even doing so one was on their own due to no metering or distance data. Not with this thing!

One of the reasons people like the older non Ai/Ai-S lenses is for manual focus. Silky smooth, similar to a Leica system I guess. And now they can be bolted to a digital full frame with the same sensor as their flagship D4....blah blah ramble I just fkn want one ok :drool

They're not exactly cheap for a 16.2mp body, estimated pricing is $3.5k once they land in a couple of months.
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Re: Oh so retro

Post by DreamensioN » Tue 05 Nov, 2013 9:03 pm

I'd hit it

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Re: Oh so retro

Post by Jon 51 » Wed 04 Dec, 2013 1:14 pm

yeh, that's nice

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Re: Oh so retro

Post by spitex » Wed 04 Dec, 2013 1:37 pm

Aren't Canon's better?

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