MY Attitude: Goodbye Canon

Started May 25, 2001 | Discussions thread
polarinda New Member • Posts: 11
Re: MY Attitude: Goodbye Canon

G@tti wrote:
Your a professional and complaining about the G1? Why don't you
just buy something else and stop crying! It makes me ill hearing
someone cry about a $700 Digital Camera and can't seem to get it to
work. Just go out and buy a professional camera goof ball.

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.

agree. I think whoever he is he should just get a 3000 buck gear and live with that.

im sure he can't ON a compact minolta in the dark

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