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I feel like a kid again....
« on: December 19, 2012, 02:20:04 AM »
As one grows up, the excitement of Christmas diminishes... you know what your getting (socks) and it's focus drifts away from the presents and more towards spending time with your family and friends...

But this year...  this year....  i can not wait for Christmas morning!!!!!  I feel like a 10 year old kid eagerly anticipating the nintendo shaped box under the tree... Why am i so excited this year?...  well let me tell you! While finding a hiding spot for my wifes present at home (macbook air), i was rummaging at the back of the guest room closet to see if there was space there, i found a 5d mkiii kit!!!! :D soooo....  it is there, 15ft from where i sleep....  and i can't touch it until the morning of the 25th! Hence the excitement... I just hope she charges the battery for me! :)

Anyway, this has no real relevance to anyone, but since i don't have many photo-buddies (recently moved to india) here so i needed to share...  now i need to act all nonchalant so my wife doesn't find out...

I hope you all have a great Christmas season and a happy new year...  :)
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I feel like a kid again....
« on: December 19, 2012, 02:20:04 AM »

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2012, 05:26:16 AM »
Hahaha, so you were looking for a hiding spot and you "happpen: to stumble upon your christmas gift? Suuuure haha, we believe you. JUST KIDDING

Your wife must love you. Did you get the macbook with retina display? If not... I don't know if I consider a fair christmas for her :D

anyways, good luck waiting 6 more days. Start looking for people who are willing to buy to EF-S lenses from you haha.
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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2012, 05:42:01 AM »
Congratulations on the keeper; your wife.
Oh and you'll love the camera, simply awesome! Get started reading about the functions and the manual on the Internet, lots of neato burrito stuff. :)

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2012, 06:35:45 AM »
-> carefully open the box
-> take out the original camera

-> buy a disposable camera, and label it "5DMkIII" with a black marker
-> put it into the box and seal

now, when it comes to unwrapping, quickly(!) pull out the 5D to frame the expression of her face.
Great photography is all about being well prepared  ;)

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2012, 06:39:51 AM »
-> carefully open the box
-> take out the original camera

-> buy a disposable camera, and label it "5DMkIII" with a black marker
-> put it into the box and seal

now, when it comes to unwrapping, quickly(!) pull out the 5D to frame the expression of her face.
Great photography is all about being well prepared  ;)

hahahaha - great idea... though, i think i will just suck it up and wait..  ;)

have a good Christmas everyone! I kinda know I'm going too! :D
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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2012, 06:51:23 AM »
Good thing she doesn't read this forum and this specific thread.  Pull out the battery and charge it up, she'll never know. :)

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2012, 07:03:17 AM »
As one grows up, the excitement of Christmas diminishes... you know what your getting (socks) and it's focus drifts away from the presents and more towards spending time with your family and friends...

But this year...  this year....  i can not wait for Christmas morning!!!!!  I feel like a 10 year old kid eagerly anticipating the nintendo shaped box under the tree... Why am i so excited this year?...  well let me tell you! While finding a hiding spot for my wifes present at home (macbook air), i was rummaging at the back of the guest room closet to see if there was space there, i found a 5d mkiii kit!!!! :D soooo....  it is there, 15ft from where i sleep....  and i can't touch it until the morning of the 25th! Hence the excitement... I just hope she charges the battery for me! :)

Anyway, this has no real relevance to anyone, but since i don't have many photo-buddies (recently moved to india) here so i needed to share...  now i need to act all nonchalant so my wife doesn't find out...

I hope you all have a great Christmas season and a happy new year...  :)
When I was ten, there were no Nintendos.

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« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2012, 07:03:17 AM »

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2012, 07:14:39 AM »
Imagine if she did read this forum and gave you something else instead, let you sweat it out until New Year's Eve!!

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2012, 07:41:19 AM »
Good thing she doesn't read this forum and this specific thread.  Pull out the battery and charge it up, she'll never know. :)

good plan... on it! ;)
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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2012, 07:49:38 AM »
Ditto.  No Nintendos.  Pac-Man, etc at the arcade.  Pong.  Asteroids.

Sorry kiddos, no Retina for Macbook Air.  Hasn't happened yet.  The "AppleRumors" are maybe in 2013.

Yes, but what would  surapon  say ??  :D

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2012, 08:28:10 AM »
-> carefully open the box
-> take out the original camera

-> buy a disposable camera, and label it "5DMkIII" with a black marker
-> put it into the box and seal

now, when it comes to unwrapping, quickly(!) pull out the 5D to frame the expression of her face.
Great photography is all about being well prepared  ;)
Unless you have been outsmarted.... and she left the box where it could be found.... and on Christmas morning you open the box to find a pair of socks.... and your wife snaps the picture of the surprised face.....

And to all: Merry Christmas, happy holidays, may the force be with you, or whatever the appropriate greeting for your religion is.
« Last Edit: December 19, 2012, 08:30:01 AM by Don Haines »
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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2012, 08:41:48 AM »
My wife got me one year. Bought me when of those lens cups. They even come in a canon box. Well sorta but for that first 8 seconds it really looks like a 24-105. I was clever but also kinda sad. Hah

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2012, 09:21:43 AM »

Congrat.....you are a lucky man ;)

Happy holidays,
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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2012, 09:21:43 AM »

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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2012, 09:42:27 AM »
My wife got me one year. Bought me when of those lens cups. They even come in a canon box. Well sorta but for that first 8 seconds it really looks like a 24-105. I was clever but also kinda sad. Hah

Somehow I am feeling the urge to laugh and to cry at the same time.
What a dissonance...
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Re: I feel like a kid again....
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2012, 10:03:25 AM »
As one grows up, the excitement of Christmas diminishes... you know what your getting (socks) and it's focus drifts away from the presents and more towards spending time with your family and friends...

But this year...  this year....  i can not wait for Christmas morning!!!!!  I feel like a 10 year old kid eagerly anticipating the nintendo shaped box under the tree... Why am i so excited this year?...  well let me tell you! While finding a hiding spot for my wifes present at home (macbook air), i was rummaging at the back of the guest room closet to see if there was space there, i found a 5d mkiii kit!!!! :D soooo....  it is there, 15ft from where i sleep....  and i can't touch it until the morning of the 25th! Hence the excitement... I just hope she charges the battery for me! :)

Anyway, this has no real relevance to anyone, but since i don't have many photo-buddies (recently moved to india) here so i needed to share...  now i need to act all nonchalant so my wife doesn't find out...

I hope you all have a great Christmas season and a happy new year...  :)
When I was ten, there were no Nintendos.

When I was ten there wasn't even Pong.  8)
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« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2012, 10:03:25 AM »