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12th anniversary of the Nikon D1

Discussion in 'Nikon DX DSLR Forum' started by AndyE, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. AndyE


    May 2, 2005
    Vienna, Austria
    In case you haven't looked at the date :smile:

    Tomorrow is the 12th anniversary of the legendary Nikon D1, which was announced on June 15th, 1999.
    I've done a commemorative article and some family shots on my blog about the first 12 years of Nikon's digital SLR family.

    Nikon D family reunion
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  2. 12 years already! Just look at how much photography has changed during the past 12 years.
    I gave my D1X away and I sold my D100 when I switched to the D2 series. The D1X is an excellent tool with superb files but I was very disappointed in the batteries. The D100 was a
    great tool also but I updated to the D70s because it was lighter and better.
    Let's look at the future. I am sure awesome bodies are on its way.
    Congratulations Nikon.

    William Rodriguez
    Miami, Florida.
  3. I think we sometimes forget (well at least I do) just how recent the serious digital camera age is!
  4. cbbr


    Nov 21, 2009
    Baton Rouge, La.
    I shot mostly with my N80 today...:tongue::biggrin:
  5. Awesome post. Well done Andy!
  6. My D100 and D2x wish big bro a happy birthday:710::m33::599: :biggrin:
  7. Great article, thank you very much.
  8. Nice work Andy! Do you own all those bodies? Some collection.
  9. Love the pictures on your blog. Happy Anniv. D1!
  10. general


    Apr 30, 2005
    Happy Anniversary

    Having owned the D1X, D1H, D2X, D2H, D300, D90, D3, D3S and D7000 I can attest to the superb quality of the successors to the D1. Thanks for a great article.
  11. crashton


    Apr 11, 2010
    Ohio USA
    For me my digital trip started with a Fuji S1, then a D70, onto a D2H, D200, D300, D40 & D5100.

    Thanks for a nice trip down memory lane. Great article Andy.
  12. I feel like I've missed so much. I've only been interested in photography over the past two years.
  13. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    For me the digital trip was CP775, CP4500, D70, D200, D7000 - addictive it is :) 
  14. AndyE


    May 2, 2005
    Vienna, Austria
    Thank you all for the kind remarks.
  15. No one was using Kodak DCS F-mount bodies? I was using one when I was working as a junior designer and thought it was the best camera ever! Who would ever need more than 6mp? Haha! Especially when it cost 16 grand at the time!
  16. crashton


    Apr 11, 2010
    Ohio USA
    Those early hybrid digital cameras were crazy expensive when new. I started with a refurb Fuji S1 because it was affordable & took my Nikon glass.
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