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    Yoshihisa Maitani - Olympus camera designer

    Seeing reports on DPReview that Yoshihisa Maitani - Olympus camera designer has passed away.

    He is the man who designed the Pen F , the OM series and the XA.

    He was a man with a passion and undoubted skill

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    I like this quote

    "A photographer’s duty is to improve and increase his techniques! For knowledge of technique is the only tool for ensuring that the camera may be used to its maximum capability. So many photographers overestimate the function of the camera by itself - but I’m afraid a cook who relies on nothing but a sharp knife has no guarantee of producing excellent dishes."

    If you have ever owned a Olympus camera... take a picture for Yoshihisa


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    Re: Yoshihisa Maitani - Olympus camera designer

    A true legend...

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