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Old 11-09-2012, 01:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
Dr. PhunkyPants
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Seemingly odd behaviors by both Canon and Nikon often (seems to me) can be traced back not to:

1. What real, living breathing customers want
2. What is likely to sell
3. What makes sense in context of an existing lens system

But rather:

1. What is the other company doing and how can the one ensure they aren't "one Upgraded" by the other.

The pricing on the Nikon 70-200mm f4 is a classic example...way, way too high. But don't get me started on the family of existing DX lenses and the lack of wide angle primes at any aperture.
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