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Re: [OM] New additions to the Living History Farm

Subject: Re: [OM] New additions to the Living History Farm
From: "Wayne Harridge" <wayne.harridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2020 21:57:34 +1000
In relation to room temperature IQ are we talking Fahrenheit or Centigrade
?

...Wayne


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> From: olympus <olympus-
> bounces+wayne.harridge=structuregraphs.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On
> Behalf Of Bob Benson
> Sent: Tuesday, 8 September 2020 1:17 AM
> To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [OM] New additions to the Living History Farm
> 
> Bill said:
> 
> [I enjoyed reading the article, as it touched a point close to my heart. I
think
> that with exceptions, the internet has been a millstone about the neck of
> photography, allowing everyone with a room temperature IQ to flood us
> with stupidity. A big example is the quest for ultimate sharpness in  a
photo,
> delivered by the latest greatest lens. I have gotten sick of reading posts
> about what is the sharpest lens for my latest camera of the month. No one
> that makes these posts is able to recognise that, at the very least, when
you
> get the latest sharpest lens, it will be replaced in a few months by
something
> newer and sharper, and anyway, how does a sharp lens make photos better?
> Did Cartier-Bresson always aim for ultimate sharpness?]
> 
> [Photography has been taken over by a crowd of technicians who lack any
> vision.  ]
> 
> So ... I think this just as accurately describes every field:  religion,
politics,
> sports,  parenting,  history,  archaeology,  on and on.
> 
> On the other hand,  I find my store of knowledge has increased (e.g., take
a
> bow, Moose, AG, and the rest of you.)
> 
> I have to admit, it does lead to a bit of intellectual laziness -- on a
relevant
> topic, I can pretty easily find out what the rest of you have thought
about it,
> without me having to do extensive research other than scanning prior
posts.
> 
> So thanks, all.
> 
> Bob Benson
> 
> PS:  room-temperature IQ is too high a bar to describe a lot of what we
see.
> But it's the cost of our doing this business.
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