GreginVA

GreginVA

Lives in United States VA, United States
Joined on Jan 23, 2011

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I really don't have a problem with the approach, just the price. I've been paying Adobe about $200 every two years to download the latest Photoshop upgrade. Now, at $20 / month to maintain a single product via the cloud, that is a big price increase. I suppose if you are just getting into Photoshop, you have the advantage of beating the initial big ($700?) charge for Photoshop, so newbies make out (for awhile). The long time users (like me) don't get this benefit. They will give me a $10 / month deal for the first year if I sign up quickly - big deal! But in the end, what are you going to do? Can I use all my plug-ins with GIMP? I don't think so. Will some enterprising competitor emerge? I hope so. I'm also wondering about Lightroom - will that remain a standalone product or if I end up with Photoshop CC can I also get Lighroom bundled in as a CC product at a reasonable price (Lightroom is bundled in with the big CC package at a big price).

Direct link | Posted on May 9, 2013 at 16:41 UTC as 15th comment | 1 reply

I am 2 for 2 with dud Sigma lenses, including a 150mm OS Macro which will periodically decide to have problems with autofocus and with image stabilization. I won't buy any more Ford cars and I won't buy any more Sigma lenses, particularly when there are reasonable alternatives from Canon and Nikon. The specs for this lens look good, but Sigma does not have adequate quality control.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 13, 2012 at 12:37 UTC as 28th comment | 7 replies
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