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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #120 on: December 11, 2013, 09:35:57 PM »
Dear Friends.
I would like you to read my new post, That might help your solve the problem, when you fly, and not stupid as me.---No, Not absurd accessory as the photo.---ha, ha, ha
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« Reply #120 on: December 11, 2013, 09:35:57 PM »

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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #121 on: December 11, 2013, 09:42:19 PM »
Dear Friends.
I would like you to read my new post, That might help your solve the problem, when you fly, and not stupid as me.---No, Not absurd accessory as the photo.---ha, ha, ha
Enjoy
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That's a great story.  I'll have to keep that in mind next time I fly with my Giottos Rocket! I was thinking of upgrading to  this blower though as it may be easier on sensors.

Also, I learned you are an architect today!  With an impressive body of work as well, and in very tough fields like detention centres.  Those and court houses have to be some of the toughest buildings to design.  Kudos.
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #122 on: December 11, 2013, 10:07:28 PM »
Dear Friends.
I would like you to read my new post, That might help your solve the problem, when you fly, and not stupid as me.---No, Not absurd accessory as the photo.---ha, ha, ha
Enjoy
Surapon

http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php/topic,18537.msg346175.html#new


That's a great story.  I'll have to keep that in mind next time I fly with my Giottos Rocket! I was thinking of upgrading to  this blower though as it may be easier on sensors.

Also, I learned you are an architect today!  With an impressive body of work as well, and in very tough fields like detention centres.  Those and court houses have to be some of the toughest buildings to design.  Kudos.


Thanks, Dear Botts.
Yes, That are my real Professional, as Thai Architect for 5 years( during work in Thailand), And As American Architect since 1974. Yes, I have a lot of FUN, and get the great lesson in my Life, to work with Inmates as the USER Clients---Ha, Ha, Ha---Yes, I have super fun story, and may be some time, I will post here and let all of my friend in CR to laugh and Learn with me.
Nice to talk to you, Have a great night.
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #123 on: December 11, 2013, 10:27:37 PM »
Dear Friends.
I would like you to read my new post, That might help your solve the problem, when you fly, and not stupid as me.---No, Not absurd accessory as the photo.---ha, ha, ha
Enjoy
Surapon

http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php/topic,18537.msg346175.html#new


That's a great story.  I'll have to keep that in mind next time I fly with my Giottos Rocket! I was thinking of upgrading to  this blower though as it may be easier on sensors.

Also, I learned you are an architect today!  With an impressive body of work as well, and in very tough fields like detention centres.  Those and court houses have to be some of the toughest buildings to design.  Kudos.

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Dear Surapon, much respect sir! I salute your humility despite your immense experience.
By the way, a very entertaining and funny story ... had a hearty laugh and sorry for your loss of a nice blower  ;D
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #124 on: December 11, 2013, 10:46:23 PM »
Expodisc.

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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #125 on: December 11, 2013, 11:02:15 PM »
Dear Friends.
I would like you to read my new post, That might help your solve the problem, when you fly, and not stupid as me.---No, Not absurd accessory as the photo.---ha, ha, ha
Enjoy
Surapon

http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php/topic,18537.msg346175.html#new


That's a great story.  I'll have to keep that in mind next time I fly with my Giottos Rocket! I was thinking of upgrading to  this blower though as it may be easier on sensors.

Also, I learned you are an architect today!  With an impressive body of work as well, and in very tough fields like detention centres.  Those and court houses have to be some of the toughest buildings to design.  Kudos.


Thanks, Dear Botts.
Yes, That are my real Professional, as Thai Architect for 5 years( during work in Thailand), And As American Architect since 1974. Yes, I have a lot of FUN, and get the great lesson in my Life, to work with Inmates as the USER Clients---Ha, Ha, Ha---Yes, I have super fun story, and may be some time, I will post here and let all of my friend in CR to laugh and Learn with me.
Nice to talk to you, Have a great night.
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Funny story...but you performed a quadruple amputation on your unsuspecting Giottos. How cruel of you! LOL!
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #126 on: December 12, 2013, 12:21:08 AM »
you performed a quadruple amputation on your unsuspecting Giottos. How cruel of you! LOL!
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #127 on: December 12, 2013, 11:40:32 AM »
'twas just about then I discovered my film had slipped off the takeup spool, not a single shot exposed.........

If I had a dollar for every time that happened with my AE-1... I might be able to afford some good glass.  :(
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #128 on: December 12, 2013, 12:08:23 PM »
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Ouch.  I think we have all, at one time or another, briefly considered buying one of those.

Why the regret?  Is it that bad?
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #129 on: December 12, 2013, 12:26:23 PM »
OK, this is not an accessory but for me "Release Shutter Without Card" is a useless feature, which I never use but can get into trouble real easy ...
Film days, 1975 - I had my beloved Nikon F2 (cost me 1.5 months pay) and was hiking on the south end of Guam.  A trail runs along the crest of the hills providing great views of two postcard perfect bays, a lake in the interior and in general just gorgeous scenery while the ceaseless tradewinds temper the heat and humidity.  I followed a trail that went across to the east side of the island, met a group of boys enjoying the day at a shallow stream with a couple of carabao.  Rode with them through a bamboo forest until we reached the outskirts of the village where they lived.  Realizing I had miles to go to return to my car still on the east side, I resigned myself to a very long trek back.  About that time a pair of Navy Seabees tooling around the boonies in a jeep came by and gave me a lift around the south end of the island back towards where my car was.  We stopped at the ruins of an old Spanish fort overlooking Umatac Bay around sunset, all of us happily snapping away.  'twas just about then I discovered my film had slipped off the takeup spool, not a single shot exposed.........

That's too bad. Fortunately however (at least in my experience), photography opens our eyes to the world around us and amplifies the visual experience. I bet your memories of that day would have been less vivid had you not observed your surroundings with the photographer's eye. At least the 'film' in your mind was properly exposed that day ;)
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #130 on: December 12, 2013, 12:30:02 PM »
One more generically useless one - a camera bag too small for your gear.  I gave mine away to friends and family, but I had at least 5 or 6 bags that were perfect for a Rebel + lens(es) but wouldn't hold a 5DII + L lenses.  It happened again when I went from the 70-200 f/4 IS to the 70-200 f/2.8 IS II - now I've obsoleted at least 2 more bags!
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #131 on: December 12, 2013, 12:35:04 PM »
you performed a quadruple amputation on your unsuspecting Giottos. How cruel of you! LOL!
;D ;D ;D

Those 'legs/fins' are useless marketing ploys anyway, making it look like a rocket is not a plus in any way, IMHO. I've got two blowers that don't come with these silly fins, they're great. I've got a VisibleDust Hurricane Blower, but the Camgloss Tornado is something excellent.
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #132 on: December 12, 2013, 01:07:28 PM »
One more generically useless one - a camera bag too small for your gear.


So, I'm not the first one  :)

I tried to find some bag to cary 6D in (on the next day after its purchase) and got this 'Canon 300EG' bag. It's price was less than $30 and the shop I get it from did not have a cheap Lowepro top-loader I came for.

After few attempts to fit in it 6D + one or two lenses and have a walk around after... I think that I need another more convenient bag. (This 300EG will not be totally useless and will find its usage in a closet as a bag to keep few bag-less lenses) :)

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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #133 on: December 12, 2013, 02:14:19 PM »
Dear Friends.
I would like you to read my new post, That might help your solve the problem, when you fly, and not stupid as me.---No, Not absurd accessory as the photo.---ha, ha, ha
Enjoy
Surapon

http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php/topic,18537.msg346175.html#new


That's a great story.  I'll have to keep that in mind next time I fly with my Giottos Rocket! I was thinking of upgrading to  this blower though as it may be easier on sensors.

Also, I learned you are an architect today!  With an impressive body of work as well, and in very tough fields like detention centres.  Those and court houses have to be some of the toughest buildings to design.  Kudos.

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Dear Surapon, much respect sir! I salute your humility despite your immense experience.
By the way, a very entertaining and funny story ... had a hearty laugh and sorry for your loss of a nice blower  ;D


Dear Friend Rienz.
Thanks for your comment, I  share this funny story/ But The True story to all of my Photographers friends, And Every one laugh, Because in USA, We still have the Smartest Public Staffs, who working hard and try very hard to give us Safe Trip on the Airplane. Yes, After I tell them in our Camera club in my home town, Next 2 months, One of my photographer friend get stop at Atlanta airport, and search for this Rocket Blower---But This friend is smarter than me, Instead of he blow the wind to his cheek like me, He Blow this air to his open eye, and say to the security staff to observer his eyes, After the security staff see his eyes still good, no tear drop---He let him go with his Rocket Blower.Ha, Ha, Ha---No tear gas in his Giottos Rocket!

Ha, Ha, Ha---Smarter photographer than me.
Have a great day.
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Re: Useless or absurd accessories
« Reply #134 on: December 12, 2013, 03:58:57 PM »
You shouldn't have done that!

With your blower intact, you would be able to test the IQ of other TSA agents ...    ;D  ;D  ;D

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