I’m going to stop buying gear

I’m going to stop buying gear because whenever I get into a system things tend to go downhill. My premise of buying into Nikon CX was to gain a smaller capable system and use the crop factor to extend my DX zoom capability. I quite like my Nikon 1 system and still use it. Quite […]

Will DX become the new CX?

It took Nikon three years to kill off the 1 series, so will DX become the new CX? Nikon released their last 1 series camera in 2015. This year after all the speculation Nikon 1 owners were finally put out of their misery with the officially discontinued announcement. The lack of love for CX lenses […]

Is the Nikon 1 series discontinued?

Is the Nikon 1 series discontinued? According to one German photography website it is, or more accurately Nikon have stopped production. I wrote a post here in March 2016 about the potential demise of the Nikon 1 system. There is a similar one here six months later. Here we are again. All Nikon 1 owners […]

Macro with the Nikon 1 V1

Not many people do macro with a Nikon 1 V1. Not many people have or like the Nikon 1 series full stop. I ‘m a bit odd ( as my  wife will testify), in that I quite like the V1. It’s a shame Nikon messed the 1 series around so much. With the right marketing […]

Is the Nikon 1 system still going?

A couple of interviews reported from Photokina suggest the Nikon 1 system is still going after all. There was no mention of another V series body, but Nikon claim to have a 10% share in certain markets with the J5. This is potentially good news for those of us using the system. Lets hope they […]

Will Nikon kill the 1 series?

Will Nikon kill the 1 series? It would appear that Nikon are giving as much love to the V series as they are to DX wide angle primes – not a lot. You really have to wonder if they will let the 1 series wither into obscurity with the release of the DL series compacts. […]