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E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
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Old 12-31-2002, 02:33 AM
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Using the G2

Read the piss/poor manual.
Based on its options, this camera needs some knowledge to operate it well.
I'm used to the Nikon F with its attachments.
The Canon power shot A5 zoom I use to use just worked.
Going up the learning curve on my G2.
Better pics, once I figure it out.
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Old 12-31-2002, 05:53 AM
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Agreed!
It has taken me a while with the G1, as well.

Frequently I have to use manual mode for really close up shots (either because of focusing or flash reduction).

I haven't used my Canon F1 (35mm) in ages. I used to get some remarkable detail shots with it when doing restoration work.
The F1 is about as manual a camera as you can get without using separate film/backs for each shot!

Cannot argue the convenience of a digital camera though.
If somebody asks for a picture of how a part goes in a car, and twenty minutes later they have it via E-mail
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