This is a short follow-up to thank the many readers who took the time to provide their suggestions for new Nikon 1 lenses. And, a special thank you to one of our readers, Dave Russell, for pro-actively summarizing all of the reader input and preparing an Excel spreadsheet.
Unlike some other websites where many readers make unrealistic suggestions on cameras and lens, I found that your input here was well-reasoned and quite realistic.
Your input tended to centre on three specific areas:
- Faster glass, including primes and zoom lenses.
- A native macro lens for Nikon 1.
- A longer-length zoom lens to further increase the reach of the Nikon 1 system for nature photography.
Many of you also made suggestions for a future Nikon 1 V4 with the most common input about the need for an integrated grip and EVF, as well as a return to standard SD memory cards.
I prepared a document that summarized all of your input, as well as providing all of your verbatim comments, and forwarded it to the senior executives at Nikon Canada.
I assume that, like most multi-national corporations, all new product design decisions are made at the corporate office, but operating divisions do have the opportunity to provide input for future product development.
Thanks again for taking the time to provide your valuable input!