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Nikon Z fc report!!!
« on: July 04, 2021, 08:16:59 »
https://richardhaw.com/2021/07/04/review-nikon-z-fc/

i am liking it a lot! looks like adding an mb-12 to it is a nice project :o :o :o

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2021, 09:01:47 »
Good that re-skinning with a new colour seems to be no big deal.

I personally dislike the front dial on the Df, so maybe the Zfc one will be easier to use?  Somewhere I have seen a picture of a Df with a custom made front dial that is allegedly easier to use, so others must have had issues with it as well as myself.

https://richardhaw.com/2021/07/04/review-nikon-z-fc/

i am liking it a lot! looks like adding an mb-12 to it is a nice project :o :o :o
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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2021, 09:11:31 »
That absurd front dial and the lack of a notch on the power button still make me question the DF, even though I use it.

Two totally bonkers decisions - or, I suspect, non decisions.

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2021, 09:54:13 »
I'm eagerly awaiting my ordered Zfc.

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2021, 12:18:04 »
i wont buy this...but maybe if i looked longer i just might...its too sexy :o :o :o

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2021, 12:42:57 »
Thank you Richard for the info :)
Looking good but I’ve got Z50 and I am not thinking to replace, I use it mostly with 200-500 and handling with Z50 grip is very nice ;)

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2021, 16:59:10 »
And when you get it, Birna, your first impressions, please. . . . from a df perspective

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2021, 17:06:12 »
And when you get it, Birna, your first impressions, please. . . . from a df perspective

That would be my starting point. DX vs FX is less important at least for first impressions.

My plan is using the ZFc for manual lenses, in particular older rangefinder Nikkors, and further for utilising my various CPU-enabled Nikkors. The first aspect is now taken care of mainly by the Z50, however I struggle to be endeared by it. The latter is of course the mainstay of my Df cameras right now.

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2021, 05:40:26 »
as mentioned in my article i could see a lot of people customizing this, if i were to get this i would want to add an MB12 to it :o :o :o

as of writing i already saw somebody thinking of adding things to it, thanks to the angular body which makes fabrication a lot easier.

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2021, 02:34:29 »
It is cute and quite interesting. This is one where me self's age makes me look, scratch and chuckle. The Df had a grandson..... this little bugger.
(I also wish I had one on order.)
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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2021, 04:01:56 »
it appears that we will still see a real Df replacement in the future :o :o :o

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2021, 04:09:59 »
it appears that we will still see a real Df replacement in the future :o :o :o

How did you come to that conclusion? Is there an article or statement you can provide a link to?

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2021, 04:53:35 »
How did you come to that conclusion? Is there an article or statement you can provide a link to?

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an interview, nikon said that the Zfc is not the successor to the Df. :o :o :o

the Zfc was made to appeal to the younger set and not middle-aged and balding folks like us.
the demographic that represents us are the target audience for the Df it says.

indeed, the people who i was with were mostly people in their 20s or mid 30s ::)

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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2021, 14:38:13 »
And speaking for myself only, I'm hoping the Df successor has a prism and mirror. :)
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Re: Nikon Z fc report!!!
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2021, 14:53:40 »
i do, too :o :o :o