« on: May 31, 2012, 04:09:42 AM »
With the Sony sensors and the d800 release price, it seems Nikon wants to attack Canon and not just go along with them, and a budget ff body might be the way to throw down the gauntlet.
I think that Nikon and Canon are just targeting different crowds with their new offerings.
Canon seems to be targeting pros and the video/film crowd with the 5DIII. Hence the high price:
Pros will pay anyway and the video/film crowd supposedly has deep pockets.
Nikon, on the other hand, has pros and photo-enthusiasts in mind with the D800.
And the rumored D600 will obviously be targeted squarely at enthusiasts.
Thus, the lower prices - especially for the rumored D600.
The question is, what happens if the video/film crowd doesn't line up to buy the 5DIII as they did for the 5DII?