[rollei_list] Re: Decline of Rollieflex/Film

No your figures are way off. You will not believe me so please check B&H

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Marc James Small <marcsmall@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> At 05:13 AM 3/25/2010, Frank Dernie wrote:
> >I know you hold very strong opinions Marc, and I respect that in all
> >the many areas where you have expertise.
> >What you have written here is complete balderdash, and is a result of
> >your admitted complete lack of experience in digital and some wildly
> >out of date information on prices and quality.
> >If you are not interested in digital photography that is fine, but to
> >make such absurdly inaccurate assertions does you no justice.
> >best regards,
>
> Frank
>
> We have discussed the cost of digital at great length on this List and on
> other camera lists for years.  Where have YOU been?  My figures are middle
> of the road, drawn from the experiences of others and from my own research.
>  They are hardly "balderdash".
>
> Yeah, I have a digital p&s and I have Irfanview, so I can do a quick shot
> when necessary of an item to illustrate a hardware issue.  This is not a
> "quality" product, but it is useful.
>
> What I am discussing is a digital equivalent to, say, my Hasselblad and
> Rolleiflex and Leica gear and my enlargers with their APO lenses.  I do not
> see how I could match that quality in digital for less than $35,000 -- and I
> would have the additional cost of constantly upgrading every six months or a
> year as new stuff came out.  Top of the line, my lad, not junk.
>
>
> Marc
>
>
> msmall@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cha robh bàs fir gun ghràs fir!
>
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