MichaelKJ

MichaelKJ

Lives in United States Brooklyn, United States
Joined on Jun 20, 2005

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  • While Panasonic apparently has ruled out a 300 prime, I wouldn't be surprised if at some point they decide to update their 100-300.
  • While mirrorless does much better in Japan, 60% of Jan-Aug 2014 ILC shipments to Japan were DSLRs. And, the 88 of the 9 best selling camera configurations in September in Japan were dSLRs and all ...
  • Best Buy now matches the price of all local retail competitors and major online retailers, including Amazon.
  • @lackikuss Product quality depends on the standards set by the parent company. Essentially all of Apple's products are made in China and Apple's products consistently have very low defect rates. ...

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    Both private and publicly owned businesses with 15 or more employees are covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, ...
  • Replied in Made in China
    You're asking OP to accept your two implicit assumptions: 1) that Herbert Keppler was able to accurately assess labor conditions at all off-shore facilities, including more than just whether ...
  • Great photos!  The 9-18 has also turned out to be one of my favorite lenses.
  • Replied in Made in China
    Labor abuses in China are well documented.  China appears to be making some progress in this area, which is a sign that their officials are responsive to concerns expressed by their citizens, ...
  • Replied in Made in China
    So, citing abuses that happened 65 years ago means that one doesn't have a right to be concerned about current unethical practices?  While there is nothing one can do to change the past, one would ...
  • Replied in Made in China
    That kind of argument is often used to excuse abuses. India ratified the UN CRC, but activists estimate than approximately 60 million children under 13 are working.  Same goes for Bangladesh.  Do ...
  • Replied in Made in China
    Is your point that if one can't avoid owning some products from a country with a poor record on labor standards then one should simply ignore this issue, even when they have the option of buying a ...
  • Replied in Made in China
    So you are saying that, unlike Apple's and Samsung's products, cameras cannot be made in factories that have had problems with workers being forced to worker inhumanely long hours, being exposed ...
  • You could point out to them that DxO rated the iPhone 6's 8MP camera above the 16MP Galaxy S5 and the 41 MP Nokia PureView. http://www.dxomark.com/Mobiles/Apple-iPhone-6-and-6-Plus-review-Bigger-an ...
  • According to BCN, 9 of the top 10 best selling ILCs in Japan last week were DSLRs (the only mirrorless was the EOS-M).  And, CIPA data indicate that 60% of ILC shipments to Japan so far this year ...
  • Replied in Maybe Canon
    Sony Financial Holdings already trades as a separate corporation on the Nikkei.  Thus, Sony's stock price does not reflect performance of the parent conglomerate.  Both Sony and Sony Financial ...
  • Rankings lower than 80th can be found by clicking on individual manufacturers in the left hand column on the BCN site. BCN's website has weekly and monthly rankings. Unlike Amazon, these figures ...
  • I also think the disproportionate popularity of the E-M1 & E-M5 on DPR gives some people here a false sense of the OM-D's sales.  For example, in the list of members' most owned cameras both the ...
  • Replied in Maybe Canon
    If you sell your profitable products what are you left with? Unlike Olympus who needed to raise cash because of high debt, Sony currently has significant cash.
  • Here is the Google translation of both the question and Mr. Ogawa's answer. - I listen mirror-less machine in Europe and the United States, the top product of the EVF with is has begun selling in ...
  • Thom also has an article "The 'Lost' Photokina" on dslrbodies.  He has also been using mFT since the EP1.  Thus, I don't see how you can consider him more of a "traditional SLR person" than anyone ...
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