John Pytlak has passed away

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vidwerk
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Sorry to hear this awful news.
My thoughts are with you John.
Rest in peace.


vidwerk.

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My condolences to John...

I'll miss his friendly posts in this great forum,

May we keep his spirit here

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Goodbye John.

Thanks so much for all the help you've given us here and on every forum.

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Goodbye, John, rest in peace. We'll miss you around here.

Morales.

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See you soon John.
what what

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rest in peace John :cry:

long live super 8 :)

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To John

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from portugal to John
Rest in peace

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Rest in Peace, John. When I get there, I've got plenty of questions about your days at KODAK.

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Au revoir John.

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For anyone who may not have seen this yet, video of John's Academy Award acceptance speech is available here. In 2001, John was given a scientific and technical award by the Academy for his work on the AIM density system used by film labs.

I never knew John aside from reading his many informative posts here and elsewhere, but judging from the video and the tone he expressed in his posts, he always came across as a very friendly, unassuming, and not to mention very knowledgeable individual. His presence and expertise will definitely be missed.

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John was a legend. My condolences

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Your interest in others and your efforts to always help as much as you could, and impart your great wealth of knowledge, I admired so much. I remember I once sent you an email with a question - your reply was so extensive, and helpful, and you took time out to give me the advise - you will be sadly missed the world over.

Matt
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http://www.wells-photography.co.uk
Avatar: Kenneth Moore (left) with producers (centre) discussing forthcoming film to be financed by my grandfather (right) C.1962

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John,
What made you so special was your continued willingness to talk to the little guys and your patience with us was a blessing. Rest in Peace friend.
Rick

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Post by marc »

I hope that I can show half as much grace, bravery, dignity and honor in the process of death as john did in his last months on this earth! It just goes to show you that he was a model human being in death as well as in life!

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Very saddened to hear about John's passing,even though it was expected.His postings helped increase knowledge of the craft for all of us who were privalaged to know John over this and other forums.

He is gone,but certainly not forgotten.Best wishes,thoughts and prayers are continued for John's family.
Marty Hamrick

Cinematographer

Windsor, Ontario

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