Olympus Pen designer Yoshihisa Maitani dies

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by donbga, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. donbga

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    A genius. He'll be in our OM's and Pens
    Rest in peace.
     
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    As a long time OM, XA, and Pen cameras user.
    This is a sad realization.

    Sayonara, Mr. Maitani.
     
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    I remember the day I met him at Olympus camera Corp. when it was in Woodbury NY. He didn't speak a word of english but was happy to etch his name into the back of my OM-2. John
     
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    <A moment of silence for a giant in SLR history>
     
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    Indeed. This is very sad news. His legacy of designing some of the best 35mm cameras ever will truly live on forever.

    Rest in peace Mr. Maitani.
     
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    My condolences to Maitani San's family a giant in the camera business has passed.