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    Digital Nikon FM2


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    © • Nikon D800E • AF-S Nikkor 1.4/50mm G • 1/250 sec. at f/5.6 ISO 100 • Capture NX 2.4.4
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    Nikon DF specs:
    Dimensions - 143.5 x 110 x 66.5mm
    Weight - 765g

    Nikon F3HP specs:
    Dimensions - 148.5 x 101.5 x 69 mm
    Weight - 760g

    FM2 specs:
    Dimensions - 142.5 x 90 x 60 mm
    Weight - 540G

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    Thanks for posting that.

    I would actually prefer if it has a HP viewfinder akin to the F3 rather than that of the FM2.

    We tend to forget how anorexic these cameras were by todays standards!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swissblad View Post
    Thanks for posting that.

    I would actually prefer if it has a HP viewfinder akin to the F3 rather than that of the FM2.

    We tend to forget how anorexic these cameras were by todays standards!

    I blame Kodak for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swissblad View Post

    I would actually prefer if it has a HP viewfinder akin to the F3 rather than that of the FM2.

    I couldn't agree more, Swiss, the viewfinder will be the decisive part of this camera along with the autofocus feature (focus point layout etc.).
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    Re: Digital Nikon FM2

    Quote Originally Posted by NotXorc View Post
    For me, the digitalFM question boils down to quality and calibration of the pentaprism and screen for manual focusing. I'd like high resolution, but I'd settle for great manual focusing. To me, that would make a dFM a better value proposition than a D600/610. Throwback aesthetics would be a nice sentimental touch, but are entirely unnecessary.
    While the throwback looks are a plus, I agree 100% about the manual focus issue. I love to manual focus, it's part of the picture-making process to me, and trying to do that with most dslrs is a major pain in the butt.

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    Re: Digital Nikon FM2

    that expected price tag.... <In slow motion>... nnoooooooo !

    Nikon video hints at long-desired &#39;digital FM&#39;: Digital Photography Review

    Tell me its not true.
    I will wait for the release info and hope.
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    Video #4 just released shows larger than expected pentaprism and "Fx" badge in lower left corner of body as you face the lens. Shutter sound has decisive "click" but no "whirr" cocking of shutter, so manual cocking should be there.

    Even tastier.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim View Post
    that expected price tag.... <In slow motion>... nnoooooooo !

    Nikon video hints at long-desired &#39;digital FM&#39;: Digital Photography Review

    Tell me its not true.
    I will wait for the release info and hope.
    Oh, but in reality, $3,000 is cheap, at least for those with Nikon lenses in the drawer. For the maximum price difference between the Sony A7 and the Nikon DF, I can buy one or two good quality lenses. For those who want to shoot with native lenses, and nobody own native 35mm lenses in E-mount yet, there's no way around buying those lenses for the Sony. Nikon shooters already have some lenses that will mount on the DF and any new lens will mount on whatever Nikon cameras we already own.

    Nikon of course knows this, so they price the camera accordingly. So while $3,000 dollars may not sound cheap, it's cheaper for most than half the price for the Sony.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    Oh, but in reality, $3,000 is cheap, at least for those with Nikon lenses in the drawer. For the maximum price difference between the Sony A7 and the Nikon DF, I can buy one or two good quality lenses. For those who want to shoot with native lenses, and nobody own native 35mm lenses in E-mount yet, there's no way around buying those lenses for the Sony. Nikon shooters already have some lenses that will mount on the DF and any new lens will mount on whatever Nikon cameras we already own.

    Nikon of course knows this, so they price the camera accordingly. So while $3,000 dollars may not sound cheap, it's cheaper for most than half the price for the Sony.
    Exactly! Long term I want to move to FF mirrorless. But even if I have money to dump on lenses, there aren't many native FF lenses for A7. (what's the point of buying adapter + A mount lenses for similar price as Nikon glassess, knowing sony's direction...)

    I wanted to buy a D800, but it's just too big for everyday use. So this would be a perfect camera. The cost ownership would be much lower compare to A7r.
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    What I heard, price with lens will be same as D800 body only. It will have a D800 sensor and no manual wind.

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    Re: Digital Nikon FM2

    All determining for me, with my long lenses : will it have IBIS ????
    If so, 3000$ is a lot but could be overcome ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bradhusick View Post
    Video #4 just released shows larger than expected pentaprism and "Fx" badge in lower left corner of body as you face the lens. Shutter sound has decisive "click" but no "whirr" cocking of shutter, so manual cocking should be there.

    Even tastier.
    Ooooooh, if it's got manual cocking, I am done for!
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    I've watched the videos as they have come. They are clearly trying to target the "experience of photography" market. Tough to hit that one for a big enough group of people. Just look at this thread. Some want AF, some want IBIS, etc....

    Just throwing a retro design at something isn't going to cut it. I think Guy's tagline about experimentation hits it for me. If it is a camera that encourages experimentation by getting out of the way, then they will have a winner. This does not mean the standard neutering of a camera to "make it simple." Making a simple, capable camera that is a pleasure to use, that's the expectation they are setting up with these videos. That bit about the camera leading to more photos or whatever they said.... They are setting the bar pretty high for themselves in marketing spin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greypilgrim View Post
    I've watched the videos as they have come. They are clearly trying to target the "experience of photography" market. Tough to hit that one for a big enough group of people. Just look at this thread. Some want AF, some want IBIS, etc....
    I want only one thing- D4 sensor without the Bayer- a monochrome camera with sky high DR.

    Yes, I agree, it will be a tough sell to a larger audience.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    Oh, but in reality, $3,000 is cheap, at least for those with Nikon lenses in the drawer. For the maximum price difference between the Sony A7 and the Nikon DF, I can buy one or two good quality lenses. For those who want to shoot with native lenses, and nobody own native 35mm lenses in E-mount yet, there's no way around buying those lenses for the Sony. Nikon shooters already have some lenses that will mount on the DF and any new lens will mount on whatever Nikon cameras we already own.

    Nikon of course knows this, so they price the camera accordingly. So while $3,000 dollars may not sound cheap, it's cheaper for most than half the price for the Sony.
    I haven't kept my old nikkors around because I am dying to spend more money on a body :-). Quite the opposite. $3k had better deliver one heck of a camera. Not something just for nostalgia's sake. I can (and do) quite happily use my nikkors on an OM-D with a Speedbooster. They are coming late to this party IMO, and they are promising a lot. I am expecting to be disappointed by price/experience ratio...

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    check out this cool size comparo - not mine but based on measuring tiny details like lens release button...
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    Quote Originally Posted by greypilgrim View Post
    Some want AF, some want IBIS, etc....

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    Pardon the ignorance, but what is IBIS?

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    IBIS = In-body image stabilization.

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    "Pure Photography" with IBIS? Nah... I don't think so. That wouldn't be in harmony with the marketing of this camera. Nikon doesn't offer IBIS with any other DSLR bodies, so why start with this one? If it is the D4 sensor, and an improved version at that, very useable ISO 25,600 will be within reach and another 3 stops available for coal mine interiors. I've even seen surprisingly clean photos taken at 51,200 with the D4. 204,800 is 6 stops better than a 3,200 film equivalent, the best one could hope for with an FM2 or 3A. So there has been some progress.

    Add an f/1.4 prime or two (no, I don't think they intended the use of f/3.5-5.6 consumer zooms with this camera), and there isn't a place on earth that is dark enough for the DF not to deliver decent photos.

    The thought has crossed my mind to sell all my other gear except the F6 and the needed lenses if the DF keeps its promises. With all my complaints and whining about useless, modern camera technology, it seems like an obvious option. As opposed to the E-M1, this camera has the same format and lens mount as my favourite film camera, which means that I would be able to alternate seamlessly between the two. It won't happen overnight but it might make me the happiest photographers on earth some time in the future
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post

    Add an f/1.4 prime or two (no, I don't think they intended the use of f/3.5-5.6 consumer zooms with this camera)
    the very thought makes me and

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    Well, I would not bet all my digital photography future on the DF, but it certainly is VER appealing.

    Especially combining it with say the new 1.4/58 Nikkor it must become a killer combo - and I think also reasonably fast AF if you lust for ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post
    Oh, but in reality, $3,000 is cheap, at least for those with Nikon lenses in the drawer. For the maximum price difference between the Sony A7 and the Nikon DF, I can buy one or two good quality lenses. For those who want to shoot with native lenses, and nobody own native 35mm lenses in E-mount yet, there's no way around buying those lenses for the Sony. Nikon shooters already have some lenses that will mount on the DF and any new lens will mount on whatever Nikon cameras we already own.

    Nikon of course knows this, so they price the camera accordingly. So while $3,000 dollars may not sound cheap, it's cheaper for most than half the price for the Sony.
    While I don't disagree with you here, perhaps for me personally US$3K becomes more... hard to justify, as my equipment like so many other here, earns me nothing back. Perhaps it is the wrong attitude, but I feel my images are not worth the $3K. I'd mainly be buying it for my ego. I'd like FF for what it offers in technical terms in either this or the Sony A7/r but I fear "I am not worthy".

    Maybe I will lash out the $$ and just get on with learning.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jorgen Udvang View Post

    The thought has crossed my mind to sell all my other gear except the F6 and the needed lenses if the DF keeps its promises. With all my complaints and whining about useless, modern camera technology, it seems like an obvious option. As opposed to the E-M1, this camera has the same format and lens mount as my favourite film camera, which means that I would be able to alternate seamlessly between the two. It won't happen overnight but it might make me the happiest photographers on earth some time in the future
    You are not the only one considering paring back. Some say "less is more".
    Right now I could use with less technology in front of me, and for a photography muse to visit and inspire me. I'm in one of those creative slumps right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim View Post
    While I don't disagree with you here, perhaps for me personally US$3K becomes more... hard to justify, as my equipment like so many other here, earns me nothing back. Perhaps it is the wrong attitude, but I feel my images are not worth the $3K. I'd mainly be buying it for my ego. I'd like FF for what it offers in technical terms in either this or the Sony A7/r but I fear "I am not worthy".
    It's a question of what the starting point is. Although I use manual focusing often, I can't do without a couple of AF lenses. That's where the Sony starts to get expensive for me. For the Nikon, I have AF lenses already. But there are other unanswered questions to:

    - Will the DF have a focusing motor, making AF with older AF lenses possible?
    - Is the viewfinder purely optical or a hybrid?
    - If it's purely optical, does it have a focusing screen that is useable with wide aperture lenses?

    I can hardly wait to try out this new camera, but I too will have to wait at least a few months before I buy it. It is a lot of money and the cameras I have still work flawlessly

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    I think it will be a cool little camera. Not for everyone, probably not for me as I have my eyes on D800E and cannot really afford a $2-3K second body. Perhaps it's intended as a halo product. Either way there's a good chance that this product will strengthen the Nikon brand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by greypilgrim View Post
    I've watched the videos as they have come. They are clearly trying to target the "experience of photography" market. Tough to hit that one for a big enough group of people. Just look at this thread. Some want AF, some want IBIS, etc....

    Just throwing a retro design at something isn't going to cut it. I think Guy's tagline about experimentation hits it for me. If it is a camera that encourages experimentation by getting out of the way, then they will have a winner. This does not mean the standard neutering of a camera to "make it simple." Making a simple, capable camera that is a pleasure to use, that's the expectation they are setting up with these videos. That bit about the camera leading to more photos or whatever they said.... They are setting the bar pretty high for themselves in marketing spin.

    Doug

    I think this will hit 2 markets here for folks.

    Hate the wording pure but anyway. What it can do is simplify and get things out of the way for a much simpler ( better word) way of shooting. We all remember film cams and only dealt with metering focusing and getting the decisive moment.

    2. Its retro and it does become a collector item of sorts and lets face it brings us old dogs back to a time when life was simpler and straight forward without the heavy technology of today. It also gives the younger generation to experiment without all the bells and whistles and maybe just maybe my hope is teach them to do everything in camera and learn how we did it with Kodachrome with very limited help technology wise to nail a image .

    Brings back a thought when I was on the workshop a couple weeks ago shooting the Bass Harbor lighthouse. We went one afternoon and already very crowded on the small rock footprint to shoot . Maybe 30 shooters and I was perched higher on a pile of rocks looking back at them. All I could hear was the damn blasted machine gun shooting going off like crazy. Here I was shooting a tech cam and waited for the last second get the shot and pack up, go eat dinner. All that wasted effort and forgetting exactly why they where there was to wait for the light. Instead just shoot because they just don't get it at all and all there motor driven, AF , Photoshop and whatever was getting the image instead of there brains and art. A Credit to our workshop folks just waiting for the light like I was and get a great image in camera.

    Nikon used the wrong wording. It should have been Simplify your Art.
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    That, Guy, is the best write up I've read on a digital camera forum in a very, very long time

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    Thanks appreciate that. Technology should be meant to free your brain, not take over. I feel far too many people forget to use there head. We need to remember what we are really trying to do and that's create amazing images, you need your brain for that not a motor drive. LOL
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    I think this will hit 2 markets here for folks.

    Hate the wording pure but anyway. What it can do is simplify and get things out of the way for a much simpler ( better word) way of shooting. We all remember film cams and only dealt with metering focusing and getting the decisive moment.

    2. Its retro and it does become a collector item of sorts and lets face it brings us old dogs back to a time when life was simpler and straight forward without the heavy technology of today. It also gives the younger generation to experiment without all the bells and whistles and maybe just maybe my hope is teach them to do everything in camera and learn how we did it with Kodachrome with very limited help technology wise to nail a image .

    Brings back a thought when I was on the workshop a couple weeks ago shooting the Bass Harbor lighthouse. We went one afternoon and already very crowded on the small rock footprint to shoot . Maybe 30 shooters and I was perched higher on a pile of rocks looking back at them. All I could hear was the damn blasted machine gun shooting going off like crazy. Here I was shooting a tech cam and waited for the last second get the shot and pack up, go eat dinner. All that wasted effort and forgetting exactly why they where there was to wait for the light. Instead just shoot because they just don't get it at all and all there motor driven, AF , Photoshop and whatever was getting the image instead of there brains and art. A Credit to our workshop folks just waiting for the light like I was and get a great image in camera.

    Nikon used the wrong wording. It should have been Simplify your Art.
    I can only hope you are right because that is the sort of camera I would hope for...

    Simplify your Art

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    One thing about Nikon I noted all these years was they think more like photographers when designing cameras than engineers designing cameras. Let's hope they get this right. If they don't we all may pass on it.
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    I'm not sure I agree entirely you know, sure cameras are loaded with tech nowadays but these forums are full of people wanting more this, more that, tiltable screens, faster af higher iso etc. etc. and now it's all back to being simple!

    We are all adults (I presume!) we don't have to use the tech on the cameras we have, my D800 does so many things but is never off M or A and I never use any of the stuff it can do, I don't bracket, don't autofocus, no face recognition, af tracking, nothing. It's my choice as it is yours with your camera.

    For me, whatever this new camera is, it has to bring the image quality if it's going to cost that much, it must be better than a D800 or what's the point, just removing the extra guff isn't enough when you can just choose not to use it. Whist I appreciate Guy's sentiments, there is not one camera that can't be used in exactly the way he describes, it's not the camera that dictates how we shoot, it's us!

    Anyway, hopefully they will announce something soon, I can't stand the rumour sites, there will be a camera, I can see it will be black and will have dials, there will be some lenses with it, urgh, life's too short.

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    I don't agree Mat. While for many tasks, I need all the gadget stuff, it does obstruct the view sometimes. This is obviously individual, but it's sooooo tempting to use a function just because it's there and it's so tempting to take 5 shots instead of concentrating on getting one right. People do, I do. It's also frustrating to manouver between menu items and even fn buttons that aren't needed for what I do sometimes. One of the cameras I love to use is the Panasonic L1, simply because of it's lack of functions.

    The discussion about this will go on forever, but so many have been asking for this camera that I'm convinced the need is there, and I don't even think that it's very price sensitive. This is a camera which will be bought by photographers who are serious about their passion.

    Hopefully, Nikon will be making enough profit out of this to keep it in production for a long time, like they do with the F6.
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    Ha, that's great, you're prepared to spend $3k on a camera that won't tempt you to muck about with fancy settings?! Maybe you should spend the money on one of Guy's courses instead, he'll obviously teach you to use your camera in a more considered way!

    Seriously though, just removing all the crap isn't enough for this in my opinion, if the images don't have better DR or aren't cleaner then it's just not worth spending the money on.

    As has been said before, the camera should allow you to just concentrate on taking the image so who cares whether it looks like a 50 year old camera or a modern one? I don't, I just want to stretch my limited abilities in to the best images i can muster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjr View Post
    Ha, that's great, you're prepared to spend $3k on a camera that won't tempt you to muck about with fancy settings?!
    Yes, that's right, a camera that is designed for manual photography and preferably doesn't weigh one kilogram like a D700 or 800.

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    Well, I hope that you get what you want, although I still maintain pretty much all cameras are capable of manual photography if you have the discipline to use them that way.

    The F6 weighs a kilo apparently, that's too heavy as well i take it? Maybe you need 3 shredded wheat for breakfast!

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    One of my favourite digital cameras of all time was the Epson R-D1.

    I know that there's no way that this Nikon will be as bare bones as it was (nor do I want to go back to 5MP, ISO 1600 cap) but, if it even comes close to what I consider the Epson's purity, the DF may be my first DSLR.

    I'm excited because it is the *first* DSLR that has even peaked my interest, so Nikon has done well to capture the imagination of one that is not amongst the faithful.

    Whether it lives up to what I hope it is, is another story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mjr View Post
    Well, I hope that you get what you want, although I still maintain pretty much all cameras are capable of manual photography if you have the discipline to use them that way.

    The F6 weighs a kilo apparently, that's too heavy as well i take it? Maybe you need 3 shredded wheat for breakfast!
    The F6 is too heavy, but has a shape and ergonomics that makes it much easier to handle than the D700. Obviously, it also lacks all the digital features that I hardly ever use anyway. There's been a discussion about that earlier this year.

    Interestingly, a mint, used FM3A costs almost as much as a mint, used F6. The F6 is available new, but for a price that is 2-3 times that of a hardly used one. Again: some people prefer simplicity, at least part of the time, and the marketing of the DF is very similar to how Nikon marketed the FM3A.

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    The FM3A was a great camera, and my favourite hiking companion - the F90's stayed at home.... but of all I liked the F3HP the most - wonderful viewfinder - silky smooth rewind lever.

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    Maybe they'll do the A7 and A7r
    One with D4 sensor and one with D800 E sensor

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    HI There Mat


    Quote Originally Posted by mjr View Post

    We are all adults (I presume!) we don't have to use the tech on the cameras we have, my D800 does so many things but is never off M or A and I never use any of the stuff it can do, I don't bracket, don't autofocus, no face recognition, af tracking, nothing. It's my choice as it is yours with your camera.t
    Well, pretty much that's how I shoot as well . . . . and on the E-M1, I have it set so that it works like that and I ignore the rest - it's fine.

    On the other hand, it's lovely shooting with the Monochrom, where all that other stuff simply doesn't exist . . . or my M6ttl.

    Sadly, although I'm sure this Nikon will be lovely, I'll be surprised if it isn't just a retro looking camera with all the modern options (like the OMD).

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    Hi Jono

    I agree with you, as much as I hope we're wrong, calling a new camera pure photography just because it looks like a camera from the past when pure photography was all there was, won't work in my opinion. Your Monochrome is the epitome of pure photography, that's what it is! Manual, b&w, rf, that's it to me, I'd love to shoot one some day.

    If this is a D610/800/whatever just wrapped up in an old school body then it will be disappointing, especially if it's more expensive than any of those models. If it's a good solid DSLR with fine build, waterproof and rugged with nothing more than the requirements for shooting stills then it's half way there, it then needs to have the best DR and the best high ISO noise as well otherwise it's a gimmick.

    Actually I don't suppose it really matters to me what it is, I won't buy a camera on looks or even necessarily on ergonomics, I just want good image quality and a tripod mount!

    Have fun with whatever you shoot, that's the best thing!

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    If this was monochrome at 3k. They could not make enough of them
    Photography is all about experimentation and without it you will never learn art.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    If this was monochrome at 3k. They could not make enough of them
    +1

    I will buy 2 (one as a back up)! Infact, i will preorder 2!

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    I would buy one as well. This is a big market for them
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    I would too!

    And take some perverse pleasure at the look of disappointment from my family that I now have two cameras but I still can't give them colour pics
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    So, does anyone think it so pure that it will not have an LCD screen? Now that would out-Leica the MM! The look would be utterly retro, as well as the shooting experience, IMO.

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    Re: Digital Nikon FM2

    Quote Originally Posted by NotXorc View Post
    So, does anyone think it so pure that it will not have an LCD screen? Now that would out-Leica the MM! The look would be utterly retro, as well as the shooting experience, IMO.
    Instant feedback is one of the greatest improvements in digital over film. Omitting an display (or digital viewfinder) would be largely missing the point of making a digital camera. So no, that's unlikely.

    A possibility is no back display but a hybrid viewfinder. That means no convenient sharing of images with others. I think that configuration is unlikely as well.
    Monochrome: http://mochro.com

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    Re: Digital Nikon FM2

    Quote Originally Posted by NotXorc View Post
    So, does anyone think it so pure that it will not have an LCD screen? Now that would out-Leica the MM! The look would be utterly retro, as well as the shooting experience, IMO.
    I am a bit confused. Is it clear that the DF would be monochrome?


    (shooting experience with the MM can not be easily challenged )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    I am a bit confused. Is it clear that the DF would be monochrome?


    (shooting experience with the MM can not be easily challenged )
    No, it's not at all clear. I suspect, as others do, that it will actually be recycled parts in a retro-ish body. That means color.

    Some of us are just dreaming out loud about what the DF could be. I blame Nikon for stoking the flames with its pure photography viral video campaign.

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