Lenses: Did they get it right??

Started Jun 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
deednets
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Re: Uh, what?
In reply to Dennis, Jun 16, 2013

Dennis wrote:

deednets wrote:

I never said that lens manufacturers should work together in harmony to fill gaps, I was only looking at what is available. I found there were no real compelling reasons for getting any of the extra lenses and was a bit disappointed, that's all.

*If* you were only expressing your personal disappointment, you wouldn't have had seen a backlash. But you started a thread called "Did they get it right" and commented:

> Is this wise policy? Is it? Really?

> Well done, right??

> Am I alone here thinking that there was a great opportunity here starting from scratch so it doesn't take rocket science, as a taxi driver/hairdresser equivalent of a photographer anywhere in the world and they might have given them some ideas.

> I think it is wasted engineering and could have been spent differently ...

Sound an awful lot like criticizing Fuji and Zeiss for failing to cater to your personal whims.

I don't own a Fuji 'X' but I applaud their lineup. Unlike Sony, Olympus, Panasonic they catered to photographers (as opposed to p&s'ers right from the start). (No defense from Oly fans needed - after 3 years they finally had a decent lineup).

- Dennis

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My personal whims?

Who should I speak for then?? Excellent analysis, thanks so much for taking the time! I asked a question, think aloud and got a true hiding from most, well deserved, since somebody right up this thread got 16 thumbs up for saying that there was really no issue whatsoever!

Now, I should really resist the temptation and look at the end bit of your post, not really into this, but you gave me a smile, which is a good thing: I don't own one myself, but here is what I think ...

Classic!

Deed

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