November 21, 2014, 09:03:08 PM

Author Topic: A valid reason to lose your gear...  (Read 5751 times)

candyman

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1457
    • View Profile
    • My photographs
« Last Edit: September 18, 2013, 02:11:16 PM by candyman »

canon rumors FORUM

A valid reason to lose your gear...
« on: September 17, 2013, 12:47:54 PM »

mackguyver

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • *******
  • Posts: 3017
  • Who Dares Wins
    • View Profile
    • My Personal Work
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2013, 01:20:12 PM »
Awesome!!!  What a priceless photo!

jdramirez

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • *******
  • Posts: 2539
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2013, 01:30:20 PM »
 give me a harpoon and some chum...  sumbitch.
Upgrade  path.->means the former was sold for the latter.

XS->60D->5d Mkiii:18-55->24-105L:75-300->55-250->70-300->70-200 f4L USM->70-200 f/2.8L USM->70-200 f/2.8L IS Mkii:50 f/1.8->50 f/1.4->100L-> 85mm f/1.8 USM-> 8mm -> 85mm f/1.2L mkii

scottkinfw

  • 1D Mark IV
  • ******
  • Posts: 773
    • View Profile
    • kasden.smug.com
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2013, 01:38:41 PM »
Holy scenes of "jaws" Batman.  I'm staying on land.

Good thing for him that the camera strap was around him or he would have gone for a ride.
« Last Edit: September 17, 2013, 02:04:24 PM by scottkinfw »
sek Cameras: 5D III, 5D II, EOS M  Lenses:  24-70 2.8 II IS, 24-105 f4L, 70-200 f4L IS, 70-200 f2.8L IS II, EF 300 f4L IS, EF 400 5.6L, 300 2.8 IS II, Samyang 14 mm 2.8 Flashes: 580 EX II600EX-RT X 2, ST-E3-RT
Plus lots of stuff that just didn't work for me

BruinBear

  • Rebel SL1
  • ***
  • Posts: 99
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2013, 01:59:28 PM »
I acutally have always found my camera gear to be a little too tight  ::)

But pretty awesome, reminds me of the photog that lost his 5D2 to a lion
« Last Edit: September 17, 2013, 02:09:14 PM by BruinBear »
6D, 60D, 17-40L, 70-200L 2.8 IS II, 24-105L, Sigma 35mm 1.4, 40mm Pancake, Helios 44-M4 (55mm f/2), 1.4X Extender III, 430EX II, Yongnuo YN-622 Flash Triggers.
EOS-M, 22mm, EF Adapter.
And Canonet QL-17 GIII Film!

Rienzphotoz

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • *******
  • Posts: 3324
  • Peace unto all ye Canon, Nikon & Sony shooters
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2013, 03:05:37 PM »
Holy sh!t ... I'd probably cra9 my pants in that situation ... lucky for the exhibition guide that the shark decided to leave the gear just 100 meters away ... imagine if the shark took off a few thousand meters away with the gear, the embarrassment of cra9ping yourself in the pants and the pain of losing £11000 worth of gear would be too much to bear.
Canon 5DMK3 70D | Nikon D610 | Sony a7 a6000 | RX100M3 | 16-35/2.8LII | 70-200/2.8LISII | 100/2.8LIS | 100-400LIS | 40/2.8 | 50/1.4 | 85/1.8 | 600EX-RTx2 | ST-E3-RT | 24/3.5 T-S | 10-18/4 OSS 16-50 | 24-70/4OSS | 55/1.8 | 55-210 OSS | 70-200/4 OSS | 28-300VR | HVL-F43M | GoPro Black 3+ & DJI Phantom

emag

  • Canon 70D
  • ****
  • Posts: 321
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2013, 03:06:14 PM »
Diving with tiger sharks.  No cage.  Camera gear to attract attention.  Uh huh.  That's what I want to do.  After that, I'll head off to Taliban country for some boudoir photography.  Yeah, that's the ticket!

canon rumors FORUM

Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2013, 03:06:14 PM »

AcutancePhotography

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1097
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2013, 01:49:14 PM »
Loose your gear?

 :o
I shoot with a Camera Obscura with an optical device attached that refracts and transmits light

candyman

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1457
    • View Profile
    • My photographs
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2013, 02:12:29 PM »
Loose your gear?

 :o
Thanks.  8)
English is not my native language. Now and then I make strange spelling mistakes

Rienzphotoz

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • *******
  • Posts: 3324
  • Peace unto all ye Canon, Nikon & Sony shooters
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to loose your gear...
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2013, 01:58:07 AM »
Loose your gear?

 :o
Thanks.  8)
English is not my native language. Now and then I make strange spelling mistakes
Well it must have been "loose" that's why it was easy to lose ;D
Canon 5DMK3 70D | Nikon D610 | Sony a7 a6000 | RX100M3 | 16-35/2.8LII | 70-200/2.8LISII | 100/2.8LIS | 100-400LIS | 40/2.8 | 50/1.4 | 85/1.8 | 600EX-RTx2 | ST-E3-RT | 24/3.5 T-S | 10-18/4 OSS 16-50 | 24-70/4OSS | 55/1.8 | 55-210 OSS | 70-200/4 OSS | 28-300VR | HVL-F43M | GoPro Black 3+ & DJI Phantom

privatebydesign

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • *******
  • Posts: 2753
  • Ermintrude says "moo"
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to lose your gear...
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2013, 02:14:42 AM »
I have posted this image of mine before, but it fits in well here too.

I was hit by a tiger in Laos, the 1D and 16-35 were fine, though they did have some tiger slobber on them!
Never look down on anybody, unless you are helping them up.

Eldar

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1700
    • View Profile
    • Flickr
Re: A valid reason to lose your gear...
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2013, 03:49:11 AM »
Cool  :-X
5DIII, 1DX, 8-15/4L, 16-35 f4L IS, 24-70/2.8L II, 70-200/2.8L IS II, 70-300/4-5.6L IS, 200-400/4L IS 1.4x, Zeiss 15/2.8, 17/4L TS-E, Zeiss 21/2.8, 24/3.5L TS-E II, Zeiss 35/1.4, Zeiss Otus 55/1.4, Zeiss Otus 85/1.4, 100/2.8L IS Macro, Zeiss 135/2, 600/4L IS II

Northstar

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1503
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to lose your gear...
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2013, 04:32:54 AM »
I have posted this image of mine before, but it fits in well here too.

I was hit by a tiger in Laos, the 1D and 16-35 were fine, though they did have some tiger slobber on them!

Wow.
Sport Shooter

1dX and 5d3... 24-70 2.8ii, 70-200 2.8ii, 1.4xiii and 2xiii, 85, 40mm, 300 2.8L IS....430ex

canon rumors FORUM

Re: A valid reason to lose your gear...
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2013, 04:32:54 AM »

serendipidy

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1343
    • View Profile
Re: A valid reason to lose your gear...
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2013, 05:11:05 AM »
I have posted this image of mine before, but it fits in well here too.

I was hit by a tiger in Laos, the 1D and 16-35 were fine, though they did have some tiger slobber on them!

It may just be me...but your image doesn't look all that sharp.

Some reasons I might suggest:

1) Too close, inside MFD (I always wanted to try a Tiger Macro shot)
2) Lens needs AFMA (after you change the front element to remove Tiger claw marks)
3) Shutter speed too slow (wow, I didn't realize Tigers could move that fast)
4) The rapid increase in the size of the Tiger in the viewfinder caused massive camera shake that even the IS couldn't overcome

I hope this helps ;D
EOS 5D miii, EOS 7D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS ii, 100-400mmL IS

verysimplejason

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1367
    • View Profile
    • My Flickr Account
Re: A valid reason to lose your gear...
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2013, 06:01:28 AM »
I have posted this image of mine before, but it fits in well here too.

I was hit by a tiger in Laos, the 1D and 16-35 were fine, though they did have some tiger slobber on them!

It may just be me...but your image doesn't look all that sharp.

Some reasons I might suggest:

1) Too close, inside MFD (I always wanted to try a Tiger Macro shot)
2) Lens needs AFMA (after you change the front element to remove Tiger claw marks)
3) Shutter speed too slow (wow, I didn't realize Tigers could move that fast)
4) The rapid increase in the size of the Tiger in the viewfinder caused massive camera shake that even the IS couldn't overcome

I hope this helps ;D

Tiger + FF+ 16-35?  You're asking for trouble man... :D

canon rumors FORUM

Re: A valid reason to lose your gear...
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2013, 06:01:28 AM »