>Aren't you the guy who's always complaining that your Nikon >equipment is screwed up and you had to take it in for repair? >
Aren't you the guy who sworn not to post replies to my posts?
> >My suggestion is to try to remember to turn the camera off >before changing lenses, as it minimizes the potential for a >problem, whether it is dust, screwing up the VR or some other >electrical glitch. Keep in mind that your DSLR is an >electrical device, not a mechanical/optical one.
Do you think that manufacturers don't know that people change lenses without turning off the camera and somehow protected their cameras against electrical failure? For example VR disconnects very quick as soon as you push lens release and before you dismount the lens. Since majority of my lenses are with OS, VR, IS and I never had any problems (I will probably have them now because you probably jinxed it ) not even once, do you think it is a good indicator that there isn't one? Plus I have never read about it. Otherwise they would have lots of cameras going back and forth for repairs.
> >Forgetting occasionally probably won't kill the camera, but >why purposefully do take the chance. As you can tell from >reading this thread, most people feel that turning it off is >the right thing to do.
I feel like buying a lottery ticket twice a week and for sure winning but reality is such that I forget to stop at the store to buy it
So reality is not always the same as feeling. Like I said I have done it thousands of times and not a single problem.