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The camera is fine. It takes pictures and the pictures come out ...
on November 15, 2014
The camera is fine. It takes pictures and the pictures come out OK.
Every time I drop it in my pocket, the mode wheel rotates. This is one instance where a conventional hands on switch isn't superior to an electronic menu. I have ruined dozens of important shots because I reached into my pocket, pulled the camera and took the shot without knowing the camera was in the wrong mode. It doesn't sound like much work, but it gets annoying to have to look at the mode selector dial each and every time you turn the camera on.
The little shutter doors that protect the lens stopped working after about 100 on-off cycles. They stuck partially open and ruined a few pictures before I realized what happened. I cleaned them, I massaged them, I spoke in soothing tones but they never worked well again. Finally, I forced them open and they've stayed open for months now. They don't close when I turn the camera off.