View Full Version : who still has a working G2
23rd of January 2009 (Fri), 22:48
Just curious on how many people still use this camera. My wife brought our G2 back home today as she wanted me to download some pictures she took of her student's projects and i was shocked as to how well the pictures turned out. I'm glad I kept the camera as it has a very solid build and perfect for my wife's classroom use.
23rd of January 2009 (Fri), 22:59
I've still got my G2... don't use it much anymore, but it still works like a champ!
23rd of January 2009 (Fri), 23:00
I have three, two in chrome color one in black. It's way slow compare to the other G series cameras but it indeed is a solid and well built camera!
25th of January 2009 (Sun), 09:59
Ive been using it for the past 6 years with no problems. I just bought a 30D but the G2 is still a keeper.
25th of January 2009 (Sun), 10:08
I've still got the original G1 that I leave at the hospital for pics and video of patients (don't worry, I'm a veterinarian) - works great and always very sharp.
25th of January 2009 (Sun), 10:59
Well not sure if it still works but I still got my G2 might dig it out and give it ago, use it mainly for infra red since I upgraded!
25th of January 2009 (Sun), 11:09
I got one it lives either in my car or my backpack, great camera
John from PA
25th of January 2009 (Sun), 23:09
Got one and it still works fine.
John from PA
26th of January 2009 (Mon), 20:08
used my G2 on vacation last year. pictures turned out great. even the battery is still holding up after all these years.
29th of January 2009 (Thu), 08:09
Still have one, shot tons of pictures in course of years. Definitely one of the classic digital cameras of all times, with extremely successful combination of lens, sensor and LCD. Had since EOS Rebel and 5d. Now using G2 mainly as a portable digital copier in library work.
29th of January 2009 (Thu), 08:43
My daughter still uses my old G1 .
29th of January 2009 (Thu), 12:36
Still using it from time to time, when not wanting (or having enough space) to carry my 40D or 20D + lenses with me :-)
Sorry, but not having time at the moment to take part of the weekly contests any more! But I'm checking the subjects and results occasionally!
29th of January 2009 (Thu), 13:32
My G2 was bought in 2002-Dec ($650), served me well till 2005-April till I bought XT ($900). It is still serving me quite well, though I rarely use it.
When I bought only thing I knew that it is a 4MP camera and thats it.
Last month I checked its specs in detail : 1/1.67 CCD sensor with F2.0 To F2.8 Lens WoW!! . How many P&S camera do have this type of lens ?? Even G10 doesn't have this type fast lens. Only Lumix-LX3 has F2.0-2.8 lens, thats too at F2.8 at 60mm. G2 is F2.8 at 105mm.
29th of January 2009 (Thu), 15:37
Count me in....still have one and still takes decent pics. I like it because it uses CF and same batteries as my DSLR's.
31st of January 2009 (Sat), 23:02
2001 G2 checking in. It's been dropped to the concrete twice and taken apart twice to fix a stuck lens but it's still kicking!
20th of March 2009 (Fri), 07:55
I still have my G2, and still kind of working. The LCD doesn't display anymore, I need to take it to Canon to fix that problem. Other than that, still takes great pictures. I recently upgrade to a XSi, first DSLR.
20th of March 2009 (Fri), 11:23
Rock solid G2 - use it at least twice a week for building survey photos with Speedlite 420EX flash & 2GB CF Card - awesome camera, durable & versatile! Also, have 2 No. G1's but both have 'frozen' now!
21st of March 2009 (Sat), 13:20
I still have a working one (well technically it's my parent's, and also they're only camera). The G2 is what got me into photography. I currently have a pro1 but I think I'm about to sell it for a 40d. I have thought about picking up anther g2 (or some other g series) and using it for infrared.
John from PA
21st of March 2009 (Sat), 19:52
As I said on 26 January, still have and use one. On a recent London UK trip the camera just reinforced my feelings that a swivel screen is great!
John from PA
22nd of March 2009 (Sun), 06:19
I still use mine usually left in car for emergency use now but still gives good results
I also have G7 G10 5dmk11 40d too
23rd of March 2009 (Mon), 20:35
Still got mine, still in decent shape (just missing a screw on the bottom, a common problem for cameras of that era). I haven't used it in years, though.
23rd of March 2009 (Mon), 21:29
I still have one...but it just sits now. I carry a modified A720is that shoots raw because its smaller!
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