My love for Fujifilm dates back in time. After the film era, when using Nikon FM3a, N80 and F100 with Fujifilm and Ilford 35mm films (I was never a big fan of Kodak film), my first experience with Digital cameras was with Nikon Coolpix. I was then switching back and forth between Canon and Nikon small point and shoots or bridge cameras, until I got my first Nikon Digital SLR in the beginning of 2009.
In my previous post “What I want to see from Nikon in 2017”, I wrote about the DL cameras: “They are almost on the market. Several stores already have new arrival dates, so these cameras are coming officially.”
Well I was wrong. Today Nikon announced the cancellation of the series. Here is the official announcement:
“Cancellation of release of the DL series of premium compact cameras
2017 is Nikon’s 100th anniversary and we all have different expectations – usually a bit higher than normal, just because of the special occasion.
There are many speculations and rumors about what products Nikon will release in 2017. I decided to give you my view of what I WANT to see from Nikon on their 100th anniversary, and then what I THINK we are going to see, based on everything I have read, heard or watched so far. I will go with the details after the lists.