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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
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Subject: Re: Nikon D850 is Camera of the Year in Japan
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2018 15:40:14 -0500
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On 1/1/2018 3:00 PM, Savageduck wrote:
> On Jan 1, 2018, PeterN wrote
> (in article<p2e30s11j36@news6.newsguy.com>):
> 
>> On 1/1/2018 1:38 PM, Savageduck wrote:
>>> On Jan 1, 2018, PeterN wrote
>>> (in article<p2dvae11hdj@news6.newsguy.com>):
>>>
>>>> On 12/31/2017 8:14 AM, Savageduck wrote:
>>>>> On Dec 31, 2017, Sandman wrote
>>>>> (in article<sandman-cf74794e67dcac0429000da076b119a4@individual.net>):
>>>>>
>>>>>> <https://www.lightstalking.com/nikon-d850-camera-year-japan>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "The Nikon D850 is a full-frame DSLR camera with a first-ever
>>>>>> back-illuminated image sensor for vast image quality improvement.
>>>>>> The sensor was the first to achieve 100 points on DXO."
>>>>>
>>>>> All very nice, but as a hobbyist, amateur photographer, is this a camera I
>>>>> must have?
>>>>>
>>>>> I don’t believe so.
>>>>
>>>> I am very tempted, but have to wait. The articulating screen is almost a
>>>> necessity for me.
>>>
>>> I have that with my X-T2.
>>
>> Does you Nikon glass work well?
> 
> What is well?
> 
> It works well enough on my D300S, but if you mean on my Fujifilm cameras, I
> have an Nikon-Fuji-X mount adapter which allows me to use my Nikon glass with
> the X-T2. However, that makes everything all manual. No AF, no AE.
> Fortunately, one of the benefits of many of the mirrorless systems is the
> ease of using manual focus, and exposure adjustments.
> 
> I also have six Fujinon lenses which have proven to be some of the best glass
> I have ever used. I still have another two or three on my wish list. So there
> has been little need to go to my Nikkor stuff. The only Nikon mount lens I
> have regularly used on the Fujifilm cameras, has been my Tokina 11-16mm
> f/2.8.
> 
I have heard some really good things about the Fuji. My D500 is exactly 
what I want for wildlife & dark landscapes. If I did get the 850, It 
would be a replacement for the 800. I would use it for macro & landscape.
If I did get the 850

-- 
PeterN