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Canon, Canon Cameras, Nikon, Nikon Cameras, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Sony
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Video Equipment-Installation, Service & Repair, Video Equipment & Supplies, Binoculars, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Photographic Equipment-Repair

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For a big-city camera store, head north

I've been a customer at San Jose Camera for over 25 years. I've bought cameras, lenses, tripods, flash meters and more. I bought my Olympus E-10 from them in 2000. When I went back four years later to buy my Nikon D2H, I had to drive to K&S in PA to find one in stock. Another time I needed some yellow and red seamless but all they had was white. (Thanks to KK in SJ for that one). Recently I went there and they did ha... view more

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Poor Customer Service

I was there today; I notice the same poor service the first reviewer mentioned. I browsed the store for about ten minutes and noticed they were consistently flippant to each customer. When, I finally ask about their selection of tripods the sales person walked me over to the area of the store and then left acting bored. I decide to buy my tripod at Kamera Corner, which has much better customer service.

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Ditto to previous post: Bad

Good selection, but customer service and good prices WON'T be found here. They seem bothered if you ask them a question and are not at all helpful. You'll likely get single sentence responses and they look at you like you're wasting their time. Which seems odd because some of them do ask you if you need help when you arrive - perhaps they are comissions based, because it's downhill from there. I went back recently th... view more

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Agree with previous review

I would have to agree with the previous review. They have a very good selection, but their attitude is horrible. They make you feel stupid because you are not a professional photographer.\r
I would suggest Keeble & Schuchat in Palo Alto. They don't make you feel quite as bad for asking questions.

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One of the worst experiences i've had

I went into san jose camera ready to spend >1000$ on a lens for my digital SLR. When i asked to compare two different lenses the sales guy just shrugged then acted like it was a pain for him to help me. (by the way there was nobody else in the store except for 3 other employees who by the way were mocking someone who called in to ask questions) The sales guy told me he couldnt show me one of the lenses and i could... view more

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Canon - Nikon - Olympus - Pentax - Sony Panasonic - Tamrac - LowePro - Pelican Smith-Victor - Photoflex - Manfrotto - Novatron
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