Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2018/07/05

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Subject: [Leica] Nikon mirrorless
From: zoeica at (chris williams)
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:35:21 -0400
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The pro Canon users I know are now using Sony. The Nikon users are now using 
Fuji (like me).

Adapters are a bandaid but won?t be a long term solution.

Chris Williams

> On Jul 5, 2018, at 12:30 PM, Ken Iisaka <ken at> wrote:
> Not so sure about that. If all the existing AF-F mount lenses can be used
> via adapter, this can truly signal the end of SLRs.
> Sony was the first to the market, with a full 35mm sensor, but having to
> invest in a new set of lenses prevented many from making the jump. If Nikon
> can pave a path for smoother transition, with full compatibility with
> legacy accessories, as it has historically done, I can see many people
> embracing the new standard.
> Nikon's previous mirrorless standard was indeed a failure, trying to avoid
> cannibalising the existing SLR market. But they have now seen that the SLR
> era is over.
>> On 5 July 2018 at 09:20, chris williams via LUG <lug at> 
>> wrote:
>> Too little too late IMHO.
>> Chris Williams
>> 504-231-6261
>>> On Jul 5, 2018, at 12:18 PM, Akhil Lal <alal at> wrote:
>>> According to, Nikon will announcetwo mirrorless bodies
>>> soon. The lens mount will be new.
>>> I just hope Nikon offers an auto- everything adapter to use current F
>> mount
>>> lenses on the new bodies.
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