Censorship is just wrong. I'm seriously considering putting a link to this and the other sites that have discussed Rob's inappropriate behavior on my web site (I get a few thousands hits a week). Or maybe emailing his sponsors. Or should I just ignore this bonehead?
I write as one who has learned so much from all of you and tried to handle with care and patience, people who where struggling with issues I have mastered.
Nowhere on the web was such a stellar international collection of generous color, fashion, commercial, landscape and other experts joking, ribbing one another and challenging marketing mythology by telling the truth as expeirence dictates.
Rather lonely, over the river, stands one lone man, testing and reporting on DB's in his own eccentric way. His opinions too are eclectic, but he merelly struggles like we all do to do his job well and be honest.
Now, the circle is completed, and everyone is together here.
I must say that on RG forum, where extoling the Leica DMR, outing a dishonest event stealer or mentioning J.C. caused dismissal. However, the repeated posting of vile ethnocentric phraseology almost quoted from the most notorious texts, concerning the pious orthodox man in the famous di Ciorica case, was given a free pass. Still, RG did allow my posts..to date.
DPReview was THE premier site then success made it grow commercial and many were driven off. I believe that colorful talk is expected with unique successful photographers. This society actually polices itself, because ill-informed comments get exposed as such.
I'm happy to say I have never dissed MR!