Originally Posted by blansky
I really want to thank you for bringing that up. Not many people know that about me and this will serve as "fair warning" to those who might be advised of my true nature.
I was reflecting the other day. You know that some people (women for the most part, I understand) have been known to correlate a man's hat size and even sometimes his shoe size to some other part of his anatomy. This can become problematic for women when men are bareheaded or barefooted. A woman asking about hat sizes or shoe sizes becomes pretty transparent in those situations.
I think that we male photographers should adopt a new measurement for the benefit of our female members. I was thinking in terms of a new corresponding measurement being our lens focal length. That way a woman could simply ask "how long is that puppy?" It would appear innocent and the purpose would be served.
It would be a boon to the manufacturers of photo equipment. I can see Schneider and Rodenstock rolling out a new line of super telephoto lenses. Guys playing "mine is bigger then yours" would take on new meaning.
What do you think Michael?