Remember how much an F4 Nikon body cost?
Remember when $1200 bought a good SLR body?
What is with the $5000+ price tags on the top
DSLRs? Do they really cost that much more to
produce than top of the line film cameras did
or is this just the industry rationalizing that
the old profit makers (accessory lenses, etc) are
not the way to go?
I remember around 1985, camera bodies in the mid-range
were dirt cheap. A Canon T70 cost about $125.00. The
camera makers were making all their money on lenses and
accessories. This didn't last long and ...