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    Hilarious Df Review

    Not sure if you blokes have seen this or not but F Stoppers have done a pretty cool review of the Nikon Df.

    Well maybe uncool, depending on if you are cool enough to get it or not

    Stop chasing gear, start chasing photos instead.

    Jeff, but my friends call me Dogs
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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Dogs, thanks for posting this. Although I live in the Charleston area I don't know the photographer or am I familiar with him, but then my photographer friends are a very small group of older ex-professionals. It is funny - even my wife, who works at CofC liked it.
    Bottom line - an interesting take on the Df and probably DSLR's in general.

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Hilarious

    Thanks for posting.

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Shiny always wins. Well executed, partly hilarious, partly dumb or uninformed.

    As far as enjoyable camera reviews go, I really appreciate DigitalRevTV more.
    Here's their Top Gear spoof on a fictional Nikon D5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXKTLG31Ky8
    Monochrome: http://mochro.com
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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Pretty dang funny! But let's hope to all heck he doesn't review the Sony A7r2 or a Leica digital M -- there would be a hit squad on him within hours!!!
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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Did a disservice to the cam

    D4s sensor in a small body ....

    Put it in a Holga 120 Plastic cam and it still makes great color and compelling presence ... lens dependent.

    The whole review was a selfie in disguise.

    Me cool ... rest of you not so!

    And I loved the vid ... but I also like the cam ... however a D810 is the same price and not crippled by Nikon

    Think I would opt for another D810


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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    The D800 is for hiding in the bushes, the Df is for families in the park.

    I smell a new marketing slogan
    Stop chasing gear, start chasing photos instead.

    Jeff, but my friends call me Dogs
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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Saw this video a while ago. Amusing.

    I bought a D750. Standard black lump DSLR. Smaller and lighter than D810, similar in size to F6. Works the way I want.

    Since using either the F6 or the D750 for a while, my lovely old black-paint Leicaflex SL no longer feels large and heavy ... and is far more beautiful than either. And my Leica M-P feels small and looks svelte. ]'-)

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    I watched the whole thing. It is scripted and a tells a preconceived story. He would do well with this sort of presentations. Entertaining.

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Amusing and a nice change to the usual reviews. Love the hipster look. He dressed and shaved like a carbon copy of one of my good friends who swears he is not a hipster

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Quote Originally Posted by turtle View Post
    Amusing and a nice change to the usual reviews. Love the hipster look. He dressed and shaved like a carbon copy of one of my good friends who swears he is not a hipster
    I love the DF. at first i thought i wouldn't but it grew on me. and Yes, it does look Fing cool. nothing wrong with that
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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Me too.

    I thought it would be too small and fiddly but it is the best camera I have owned in a long long time.

    The Df rocks.
    Stop chasing gear, start chasing photos instead.

    Jeff, but my friends call me Dogs
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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Enough of hipsters making fun of me! I smoked a pipe until my wife made me give it up (still would if left me alone....)

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    They stole my beard as well and made it "cool".
    Stop chasing gear, start chasing photos instead.

    Jeff, but my friends call me Dogs

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    Quote Originally Posted by Dogs857 View Post
    Me too.

    I thought it would be too small and fiddly but it is the best camera I have owned in a long long time.

    The Df rocks.
    Ditto. My take on it was that I had a better sensor than the D4s in a body designed for AIS lenses. For that it was my favourite DSLR in a long long time.

    I sold mine for the 2nd time to fund my Sony crack habit but I'd buy it again if I needed a Nikon based camera. I preferred it over my D800.


    As regards hipster, yup. He could have dressed and shot the same way here in Portland and fit in. I do think however that he'd need to colour his hair and have a bunch of tattoos to really blend into the Portlandia scene.
    Remember: adventure before dementia!

    As Oscar Wilde said, "my tastes are simple, I only like the best"

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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    I see Graham's ditto and raise him one. . Therefore ditto + for me regarding the Df. Both handling and file output are exemplary and the camera is a pleasure to use.My favorite Nikon body in a very long time. Nice to see so many fans.

    Dave (D&A)
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    Re: Hilarious Df Review

    I had the Df for over 8 months and loved it. Finally sold it to fund my D810, and I must say this was one of the best decisions of my photography life. The D810 rocks in every aspect, handling, IB, sensor, speed, ease of use etc. SO while I find the Df a great camera to use for older Nikon glass, the D810 can do that as well in most cases, plus it offers all the benefits described, including video.

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