MY Attitude: Goodbye Canon

Started May 25, 2001 | Discussions thread
Victor Taillon Contributing Member • Posts: 783
Re: MY Attitude: see ya 010101010101010

no, of course not really...I would like to buy a new toy every month too...

this whole forum has discussions revolving around an on going process in digital development...we are just driving the machines of these digital pioneers...and I'm loving my view on my machine
don't forget the effort it took to get us the machine baby...

it's like we want it all with the push of ONE button, if your into computers, since when was it that easy? The hardware is here, all I'm saying is get your soul into the machine...figure out why it does what it does and work it out...

Michael W. wrote:
I suppose you don't seriously expect that they will pay...

Vic wrote:
it's in the code and it limited by your imagination, I'm still
hacking mine,
if you want fix it and send canon the bill....

Kevin Bjorke wrote:

I am personally sick and tired of dealing with the G1 being out of
focus; of the G1 refusing to cooperate with standard gear or even
Canon's own gear; and of Canon's almost Microsoft-like attitude
against its customers (akin to the attitude of cigarette makers,
who view their customers as property). I've worked quite a lot with
the camera. I am a professional shooter and cinematographer and I
know what I'm doing. I've used Canon gear since the mechanical F-1.
I made web sites and solicited help, spoke to Canon techs on
numerous occasions all over America, and really believed that it
was just a matter of me learning to use the camera adroitly that
would make it as capable as, say, and Argus C-3. But it's not. The
G1 is so full of bugs and dead-ended broken features that my
patience with it is really at an end. Watch for mine (along with a
550EX and a wireless controller) on Ebay or in the Honolulu
newspapers soon. I'm buying something else.

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