Ergonomics - I don't like them. The camera has virtually NO grip to speak of - it feels like a very well-made, expensive soap bar that wants to fall from your grasp. Controls are easy enough to grasp (haha pun), but not having a custom menu option is a travesty. So far it hasn't been a huge deal, but definitely an oversight by Nikon.
Image quality - Pretty darn good. Here's a shot I took of a tree rat using the FT-1 adapter and the Nikon 70-300 VR
|Tree Rat, Nikon V1 with 70-300 VR at 210mm (567mm equiv) |
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The excellent (and lightweight) Nikon 35mm f/1.8 DX lens also works as a fast portrait lens when mounted to the V1. A quick shot of my daughter:
|Ava, Nikon V1 with 35mm f/1.8 DX|
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With the Nikon 105mm VR Macro lens mounted, one can get some fairly close macro shots. Here's a very small flower at almost MFD (minimum focusing distance). Cropped a bit:
|Flower, Nikon V1 with 105mm f/2.8 VR Macro|
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