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    Canon may halt development of film cameras. Well, finally Canon's turn.
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    Default Re: Nikon... Then KM.. And now Canon.

    i guess, the pressure of more consumer going for digital might have something to do with that decision.

    even many wedding photographer use digital. well, those that i have seen lah. guess that show digital is more or less good enuff.
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    sigh... another company stops SLR production... wat a pity.
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    its a correct move lah, else all the shareholders will ask, how come u guys still make film cameras that dun make money... where is our ROI?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Del_CtrlnoAlt
    its a correct move lah, else all the shareholders will ask, how come u guys still make film cameras that dun make money... where is our ROI?
    DCA, at the rate this is going, film will most probably be confined to RF users liao....

    ... dat is unless leica (if ever) gets their digital rangefinder off the ground, or if panasonic/leica managed to cooperate and launched their DSLR/RF hybrid. so far, the only digital RF is from epson, which is not being officially sold here.

    haha... i think a fren of mine will be really babying his old canon FD-mount cams and L-lenses after this news.
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    Default Re: Nikon... Then KM.. And now Canon.

    That's it... I'm keeping my F80 for keepsake purposes...

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    I am keeping my F3, F100 and N80 just in case they worth a lot of money in the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by photobum
    I am keeping my F3, F100 and N80 just in case they worth a lot of money in the future.
    Hahaha.... You better keep leica or rollei.... .

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    Default Re: Nikon... Then KM.. And now Canon.

    Hmmm... Those dun have any film SLR can start investing. I was wondering what about those Russians and Chinese brands. Film cameras might be found only on these now onwards.

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    nothng to be too concerned about really... SLRs probably at the top end of development curve righ tnow, whereas the skys the limit for DSLRs..

    looking at the hundreds of SLRs available 2nd hand now... i dont see it as a problem...

    and i think canon will still continue production as long as there is demand. all the R&D costs long recouped, so any film cameras they sell now is all profit.

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    Default Re: Nikon... Then KM.. And now Canon.

    It is not confirm yet. And Canon is only considering stopping development, that means no new models. They may continue production of existing models for a few more years.
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