Nikon V3 Field Test
Nikon V3 Field Test Part I
At last, a Nikon 1 squarely aimed at serious enthusiasts!
While previous Nikon 1-series cameras such as the Nikon V2 attracted a substantial, broad-spectrum audience, really serious shooters and pros demurred, gravitating toward larger-format compact system cameras offered by Canon, Fujifilm, Olympus, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony. Now, Nikon has decided to take the bull by the horns and give serious shooters a Nikon 1-series camera truly worthy of their techno-lust and picture-taking needs. The result is the Nikon 1 V3, which I believe could well become the first Nikon 1 cult camera.
Does the Nikon V3 give you the enthusiast experience you've been waiting for? Read on!
Nikon V3 Field Test Part II
Of lenses, accessories and and SLR-slaying performance!
Focus on lenses
The standard short zoom in the Nikon 1 V3 kit is the Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.4-5.6 PD-Zoom, which has a 27-81mm equivalent focal length range. I found image quality to be excellent over its entire focal length and aperture range. It has Nikon's VR image stabilization built in, and also features a Power-Drive mechanism, which quickly and quietly controls zoom by simply turning the textured zoom ring
Want to know more about the Nikon V3's accessory options? Continue at the link below!