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[Rollei] Lawsuit from Curiosity: off topic Zeiss lens, Arri
- Subject: [Rollei] Lawsuit from Curiosity: off topic Zeiss lens, Arri
- From: "Dan Kalish" <kaliushkin >
- Date: Sat, 17 May 2003 22:25:26 -0400
- References: <200305180038.RAA10487
A massive number of unsubscribes in the next few days.
On topic: I can pan pretty well with a 35mm (Nikon), but haven't got the
hang of it with an SL66. Practice, practice, practice.
Dan the K. (another lawyer).
> Date: Sat, 17 May 2003 18:10:45 -0400
> From: Bob Shell <bob >
> Subject: Re: [Rollei] Lawsuit from Curiosity: off topic Zeiss lens, Arri
> Message-ID: <68068A2C-88B4-11D7-9924-00039366DC30 >
> What is this nonsense doing here? I suggest that Pamela Jean or
> whatever his/her real name is should go trolling on a fishing list and
> get the hell off this one.
> On Saturday, May 17, 2003, at 04:58 PM, Pamelajeancurry wrote:
> > Jerry,
> > You understand there are limitations under U.S. Law on how far
> > "opinion" can be expressed before if becomes defamatory. If you
> > were
> > a "physician", I would take you to the ethics committee of the
> > AMA, or
> > worse. The public citizen link to one of many articles on Medical
> > Malpractice,
> > about New York's most dangerous and undisciplined doctors.
> > http://www.publiccitizen.org/congress/civjus/medmal/
> > articles.cfm?ID=9146
> > If anyone has read my lawsuit against the N.Y. Times or the
> > contents
> > of my website (where I've reviewed over 70 texts & training
> > videos on the
> > motion picture filmmaking industry) , which is the truth, you
> > will find my
> > reply to Mr. King. as a professional was polite.
> > The Milkovitch case which Justice Stevens cited is one of two
> > First
> > Amendment cases that belong to this list. It held that a
> > newspaper does
> > not immunize itself from a libel action simply by couching its
> > accusations as
> > "opinion." Chief Justice Rehnquist observed:
> > Since the latter half of the 16th century, the
> > common law
> > has afforded a cause of action for damage to
> > a person's
> > reputation by the publication of false and
> > defamatory
> > statements.
> > In Shakespeare's Othello, Iago says to
> > Othello:
> > Good name in man and woman, dear my lord,
> > Is the immediate jewel of their souls.
> > Who steals my purse steals trash;
> > 'Tis something, nothing;
> > 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to
> > thousands;
> > But he that filches from me my good name
> > Robs me of that which not enriches him,
> > And makes me poor indeed.
> > I took on two law firms at once, alone, in that instance. My
> > energy
> > level is notorious, around the world, from Nato to the U.N.. Only
> > that
> > allowed me to accomplish what no other person in the history of
> > this
> > country had done to that time. It has hardly diminished.
> > Your reply did not aid communications or clarification of
> > the issue.
> > Please take caution in the future.
> > Pamela Jean Curry
> > Pam
> > If I were a physician, I would suggest that you take a
> > Prozac and then try to rewrite that message. Maybe
> > a tranquilizer too!
> > Jerry
> > Pamelajeancurry wrote:
> > To G. King:
> > I personally like 35mm over medium format. But even when I was
> > using a 35mm, my intention was to make moving film so I used the 35mm
> > as
> > often as possible like a moving camera, and not just using the motor
> > drive for the Canon F1. Here is where the cat/dog analogy somewhat
> > fails. Some of
> > the special effects, for example in The Matrix - where the camera makes
> > a 360 degree turn around Mr. Reeves - were done with a series of
> > still cameras.
> > Medium format also does not go well with my Type A personality,
> > the rough expression in journalism is F8 &Fu__ __ ! That whole
> > backwards focasing thing is not for me. So you people must have a
> > great
> > deal of patience. I have a cousin who is a professional, with a
> > Portrait
> > Studio that type of patience and limitations are for a different type
> > of
> > personality. But also, yes ever since I've been reading Daniel
> > Arajon's
> > book on Cinematography anything that can't work like a moving camera
> > isn't of interest to me.
> > I do like to test the quality of different types of lenses.
> > If anyone else has any experience with Zeiss, I would appreciate their
> > input.
> > TrueBadger writes:
> > Let me get this one straight. You hate your Rollei because it isn't
> > a cinema camera? I understand perfectly. I have a friend who has
> > always
> > hated his
> > cat because it's the wrong kind of dog.
> > G. King