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| p.6 #2 · Third Party Collar for 70-200 F/4? |
Lee Saxon wrote:
You're wrong about this.
RRS/Kirk/etc spend a huge amount of money 3D scanning cameras, designing plates to mate to them, running FEA analysis on those designs, making and testing absurdly expensive prototypes...and remember, this is not a smartphone: they have to amortize those costs over thousands (or even hundreds), not millions, of sales.
So sure, when you steal RRS's hard work and skip straight to mass production (in China, furthermore), you can sell much cheaper. But it ain't right.
I'm starting a business making these kinds of accessories. You don't want to know how much money I've spent on prototypes (or hell,...Show more →
Right on. And in addition, those "fashion accessories" often have more of an impact on the IQ than designer camera X or collectors lens Y.