From last Tuesday's Wall Street Journal.
(Thanks to Jeffrey Goggin)
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Paddy C: "Try as I might to ignore these every time I see them, so as not to get riled up, I always fail. I cannot help but feel that these cameras represent the worst aspects of our consumer society (and by extension our nature). That can be said of other products certainly, but these take it to new heights. I should add that I haven't a clue what the 'Swedish Tradition' of these cameras is. Italian design, Japanese engineering maybe. But Swedish? Tradition? Sigh."
B. R. George: "I remain a little confused about why the kit lens for the Lunar isn't the Zeiss-branded 24mm. It wouldn't cut into the margin that much, proportionally speaking, and it seems like it would be much more consistent with the premium image they're trying to cultivate. Of course it doesn't matter from a photographic perspective, since I can't imagine anything to do with photography is a major factor in the purchasing decision for this kind of thing, but it seems like it would be preferable just from the perspective of producing the Vebleniest possible Veblen good."