“Buying a Nikon doesn’t make you a photographer. It makes you a Nikon owner.”
“No photographer is as good as the simplest camera.”
My first picture taken with my new camera in the middle of the night.
Finally I entered the wonderful world of the FX. Well, after so much hesitation in March of 2016 I took the plunge and I bought the Nikon D610 ($1300) after another price drop of $200 at B&H with some extra goodies thrown in. My Nikon D200 ($1500) served me well for 8 years, R.I.P. Compared to the D200 it is amazing to see how much the technology advanced using my new toy, the D610! Shortly I considered to get the Nikon D750 ($2000), however, the only major advantage of the D750 over the D610 is the better focusing mechanism in low light. I decided on to put my hands on the D610 and I couldn’t be happier with my choice. In addition, I saved $700 for another quality lens! Now I have all the time to get familiar with my new toy and get to the proverbial next level with my photography!
Nikon D610 reviews:
“A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.”
“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”
1895 – 1965
“Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.”YOUSUF KARSH
My old workhorse camera and old time, sharp, normal lens. R.I.P.
What was your favorite pre-digital and all metal SLR camera?
“To make enduring photographs, it is far more important to know about the inner workings of the human mind and soul, for the heart and mind are the true soul of the camera.”
“For me, the camera is a sketchbook, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.”
“The only bad photograph is the one that’s never taken.”
Don’t be shy! Grab your camera, previsualize your picture, keep shooting, change the horizon, the point of view, the lens, everything! Just keep experimenting! Any comments?