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iW's Video of the Day: Frustrated Filmmaker Pens Video Letter to Canon over False Publicity

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | Indiewire August 23, 2011 at 3:24AM

Okay, so maybe Canon isn't really at fault for the wild amounts of publicity its low-cost-high-resolution DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras have gotten as they become the standard for high quality DIY projects, but in "An open letter to Canon," Australian "aspirational prosumer" Doug Bayne has a few words to say for all those who blame the success of filmmakers (specifically, one commercial photographer Vincent Laforet) on Canon's cameras.
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Okay, so maybe Canon isn't really at fault for the wild amounts of publicity its low-cost-high-resolution DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras have gotten as they become the standard for high quality DIY projects, but in "An open letter to Canon," Australian "aspirational prosumer" Doug Bayne has a few words to say for all those who blame the success of filmmakers (specifically, one commercial photographer Vincent Laforet) on Canon's cameras.

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Watch his incredibly funny (and well-shot) letter to Canon below:

An open letter to Canon from safetyhammer on Vimeo.

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