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    Australia is "first world". In the second and...

    Australia is "first world". In the second and third, the sets are smaller and less refined, the sound is recorded exclusively in post, the shot framing is ... well, let's just say, very Roger...
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    Fair enough. My take is that, outside of the...

    Fair enough. My take is that, outside of the wealthy West, their cameras generate more revenues than lighting. The latter is a norm for the big budget Hollywood production but is far more sparse...
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    And so folks know what Charles is talking about....

    And so folks know what Charles is talking about.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJ4qF0QkcT4

    And to add more, the 1994 was a really hot WC in terms of the weather. Bulgaria-Nigeria at the...
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    Off a cursory observation of the various YouTube...

    Off a cursory observation of the various YouTube clips, FC does help lose the "video look" but more importantly it provides more custom options to the editor at the time when a lot of cameras look...
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    It's been discussed here for at least half a...

    It's been discussed here for at least half a decade. First with incredulity, then with acceptance. I would say there's a prima facie evidence of the photo-industry operating as a Japanese cartel of...
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    A famous publiicity shot for the Minsk based...

    A famous publiicity shot for the Minsk based BelAZ factory that specialized in giant dump trucks.

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    So, in a turn of events reminiscent of Michael...

    So, in a turn of events reminiscent of Michael Jackson's death, the Buenos Aires police is investigating Maradona's doctor for possible manslaughter.

    In another odd coincident, the doctor's name...
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    One day, someone will add up the view totals for...

    One day, someone will add up the view totals for a new camera release from the Top 15-20 Vloggers. It should easily pass a couple of million.

    Of course, the mobile phone reviews are in tens of...
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    Zeitgeist.

    Zeitgeist.
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    I've had AI write all my DVX User posts since...

    I've had AI write all my DVX User posts since 2017.

    Including this joke too.
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    BTW, Photokina has been suspended and not just...

    BTW, Photokina has been suspended and not just for 2021 but for infinite eternity. In other words, "Damen und Herren, auf Wiedersehen. Bis nie".
  12. I thought about remaking "When Harry met Sally"...

    I thought about remaking "When Harry met Sally" in one day.
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    Or, in this case, IMDB.

    Or, in this case, IMDB.
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    That was the height of the retail careers then. ...

    That was the height of the retail careers then. That manager I brought up above told me, there were people with law degrees deferring their law careers to sell electronics. But Good Guys, Silo, and...
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    "Obsolescence obsolete".

    "Obsolescence obsolete".
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    When FX-6 design was approved - and rumors of the...

    When FX-6 design was approved - and rumors of the camera were out a year ago - the cripple hammer a la FX-9's stack for external Raw recording was still in play. Then Canon's cripple hammer was on...
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    It's referred to as soccer in the US, Canada,...

    It's referred to as soccer in the US, Canada, Australia and Jamaica, all of which have other "footballs". Say "football" and the Americans will be thinking the pointy ball.

    My favorite player...
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    1987, my first retail job. Working a video...

    1987, my first retail job. Working a video rental section in Milwaukee, with an eye toward a promotion to an actual sales job. One nice lady with a young kid, much like the one 3 minutes in, walks...
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    Appliances are thin margins, with considerable...

    Appliances are thin margins, with considerable back end. A lot like cars. It's very difficult even for big chains to give upfront discounts on appliances. Then there's delivery, where one must...
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    The 1980's were big on the two piece front...

    The 1980's were big on the two piece front projectors, large tube TV's, rear projector TV, satellite dishes, full size VHS cameras, surround sound receivers/systems, laser players, and, most of all,...
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    Maradona's career and a premature death are,...

    Maradona's career and a premature death are, sadly, not precedent setting. Brazilian Manuel Francisco dos Santos, known simply as Garrincha (Little Bird), was there before him. How good of a...
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    The global sports scene is different than the...

    The global sports scene is different than the American one. In the US, if you're a Pats fan, you love Tom Brady. But, if you're a Bills, Jets, Dolphins, Steelers, Ravens fan, you hate Tom Brady. ...
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    When I was working a semi-high-end retail in LA,...

    When I was working a semi-high-end retail in LA, we were given a bit of ass-chewing if we discounted an in-demand item. On some really hot pieces, we even hiked the price up to the suggested retail.
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    Post #163

    Post #163
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    It looks like a head unit of a two-piece video...

    It looks like a head unit of a two-piece video camera from the 1990's.
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