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Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« on: April 27, 2013, 01:11:52 AM »
Every time Canon comes out with a new DLSR that isn't a top-end camera, it is always a question of "what have Canon cut out of it to make it different to the more expensive thing." It is as if they are protecting some sort of imagined status of those with the most expensive models by allowing them to have a "something" that the purchasers of the cheaper cameras do not.

Then you look at other companies, for example, Nikon, and what do you see? The design for their autofocus system from their top model (D4) camera ends up being in the consumer edition cameras (D7100.) Not only that, you find interesting innovation that benefits photography such as different auto-ISO ranges to coincide with focal length and so on, vs the latest consumer bling that Canon delivers.

Does purchasing a Canon camera somehow require you to have a lobotomy and become an imbecile? Or is that the prerequisite for actually buying Canon these days?

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Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« on: April 27, 2013, 01:11:52 AM »

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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2013, 01:19:16 AM »
Flame on

what's the point of this thread other than getting the fan boys panties in a bunch? 

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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2013, 01:27:53 AM »
If we buy Canon when we feel this way, then yes indeed we are idiots.

(Which little face icon represents <yawn> ? )

Ah, I believe it's: l-0.

 If this had been a Nikon website it would have bad the proper little face in the menu
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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2013, 02:58:07 AM »
You got, what you pay. I thing, that's a precise description of Canon's philosophy. And Nikon doesn't share this ohne - why should they? They are only No.2 on the camera market, so they've got to find a way to bring their cameras to the people.

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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2013, 02:59:48 AM »
I admit being an idiot. Clicking on this thread proves it
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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2013, 03:07:57 AM »
I admit being an idiot. Clicking on this thread proves it

+1 (me too ;D ;D ;D ;D)
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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2013, 03:16:06 AM »
Heres another idiot ... with passion :-)
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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2013, 03:58:07 AM »
This idiot had a look, to see what rubbish was been said this time.  ;D

Now I'm going to get back to getting something useful from the useful thread about taking pictures.
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2013, 04:07:45 AM »
The latest chapter in your crusade against Canon. With so many posts on this Forum and hating Canon so much you call me an idiot?

I clicked on this thread thinking it would be an ironic post and expected some fun, but no.

I am just back from shooting my daughter's swim meet with my useless 5D3 and the utterly disappointing 70-200 2.8 IS II. I shouldn't have, the pictures were useless with bad colours, not enough DR and all out of focus due to the substandard AF.

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« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2013, 04:33:27 AM »
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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2013, 04:38:53 AM »
At least only one of us 'idiots' on this forum doesn't know the difference between a lens and a camera, dilbert.
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Re: Why do we buy Canon? What idiots are we?
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