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    Default .....help our new friends.......

    Well...personally i feel we need to help educate newbies and also share experience as a precautionary measure not a scare them .

    ----------we need more volunteers to help educate our peers------

    I have just closed a refund with a "clubsnapper" who is quite new with photography (in this case i'm the 2nd hand lens seller).

    Recently i sold a 2x teleconverter to this nice man and he was happy with the price and he took it back.

    After trying for a few days, he called me back to tell me that the teleconverter cannot AF - quickly asking for a refund. Well, as a clubsnapper myself i asked him some questions like the type of lens he is using etc. Apparently, he was using a f3.5-5.6 lens and this explains the failure for AF in his camera as the teleconverter
    resulted in a drop in stops to f6.7-f9. Hence the failure to AF.

    I personally met him with our equipments and i showed him using a faster lens. He was then convinced that there is no problem with the teleconverter and was disapointed - BUT he learned something about the teleconverter through this process. Since he is still in school i offered him a refund as he is still in school and would not be able to buy a faster lens in the near future. I refunded him his money and he was glad. At least i made a new friend.

    We need to help our new fellow photographers to learn about their equipment (what they already have) - not pressurizing them on buying newer or better equipments but to make the fullest of their outfit.

    We need outings to share experiences.......

    Till then....


    Regards,
    me



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    Get the man a Tiger.

    On me.

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    TUMB UP! sulhan

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    Good job! A very kind person indeed.

    Canon Lover :)

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    Yeah!

    That's the way we should go about buying or selling stuff we have.

    We're not selling our stuff to make a living, we're just passing on stuff we don't have use for so that others can benefit from it.


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    Good one

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    *clap* *clap* *clap* *clap* *clap*

    Good of you sulhan And great suggestion!!
    We shall hope to see more of you during our outings!!

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    this kind of good man still exist?? i thought extinct liao.

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    a role model to learn from

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    Always good to know there're nice chaps around.

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