Re: Camera manual comments

Subject: Re: Camera manual comments
From: "Sandy Harris" <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 07:24:40 +0800

On Dec 5, 2007 7:20 AM, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> From a thread on a camera list, ...

Later in that thread:

> There are two types of people. Those who believe that 'real men don't
> read manuals' and those who try but can't make any sense of them.
> I spent the last three months volunteering to teach a class of
> seniors about digital photography for a couple of hours each week.
> One offered me a final compliment that - "Now the manual makes sense
> to me."

> One had a Nikon which was creating a new folder each day - annoying.
> We spent some time poring over the manual to find the setting to
> change - 'F' for folders? - as if! Finally found it as a sub-set
> under something else like Storage or whatever. Half the manuals don't
> even have an index, never mind an incompetent one.
> Rhesus monkeys would do a better job in many cases.
> It's in their blood.

Sandy Harris,
Nanjing, China

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