On this weeks PI listing there was a lot of discussion about the new Canon 5D mk111 which also covered the topic of photographers rates and working experiences as related to the cost of the aforesaid equipment. Also the value of experience and skill as related to original imagery and industry practice.
The current British airways competition came in for considerable flak over its poor terms and conditions. It did apparently change its terms and conditions but not to all member’s satisfaction.
An ugly subject was brought up with several comments, the request for post contract discounts or rebates. A habit many thought had died but which has sadly been resurrected.
There was a question raised about Firefox profiles and answered by others on the list. More resident knowledge at PI.
A Coolscan scanner owned by a member died and there were several helpful suggestions about how to revive it, or even dispose of it!
Another copyright case in the small claims court has been won and there seems to be more sympathetic awards being given and not a day too soon some would say!
The International Landscape Photographer of the Year, 2015 is now open for all who are interested. They are also strong supporters of our bill of rights campaign.
Someone on the list is searching for recommendations as to which new Mac they should be buying. There were several choices put forward to members of PI.
Editing Go Pro footage was a problem for another member and again answers and help were swiftly forthcoming. After this another member was searching for books and advice on interiors and architectural photography. Many sources were listed and the information was of great use.
What are hard-core Aperture users planning to do in the future was another query with alternatives being suggested. Iridient Developer was a popular choice. Other help sought during this week with answers given were about memory cards and also a member seeking a new PC Laptop.
Finally a new competition has come to light which sounds good but may not be, so have a look and see if you have any knowledge of this company and its million dollar prize.