Re: Con Photography, a Modest Proposal
- I think that asking the con photographer to bring professional equipment
for a shoot is something akin to expecting the stage tech crew to bring
their own equipment for the masquerade. Yeah, some tech crew do bring
their own equipment, but most cons rent. And maybe the person running
the hospitality suite brings some plates and utensils from home, but
most of it's paid for by the con. Why shouldn't photography be part of
the masquerade expense? Or a separate department if they do more than
What were the arrangements for CC31? The photographer (Don Searle) was
mostly in the dealers' room doing green screen photos when not doing the
It is now clear that the Krell** never invented an internet.
Because if they had, they would have known about that id problem.
**The Krell: the super-beings from the movie 'Forbidden Planet'
who destroyed themselves overnight after linking their minds to the
nearly unlimited energy source that powered their civilization and
unleashing the dark id lurking beneath their vast intellects.
- - Anne Davenport - - - - - - - - - - kjaneway@... - -