Lost another Canon D5 Mark II

posted on 22nd of august, 2009

Have you ever had the terrible experience of loosing 2 D5 Mark II's in 2 months time plus a Canon 16-35 mm f 2.8 lens? Well that happened to me this morning at the beach when my tripod dropped forward in the water. It feels like a dream but unfortunately it is true! Please hold thumbs for me that the insurance would not penalize me this time.

Thank for your understanding DT's


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Comments (16)

Posted by Mattography on August 24, 2009
OMG thats horrible!!!!!!!! I'm so sorry for you!
Posted by Hiba04 on August 24, 2009
Terrible.....feeling so sorry..Good luck!
Posted by Catarii on August 24, 2009
This is so terrible, I hope your insurance company will cover the loss.
Posted by Titania1980 on August 24, 2009
I'm so sorry!! That's terrible
Posted by Doninny on August 23, 2009
buy nikon, aybe your luck will change
Posted by Suntrekker on August 23, 2009
what happened to the previous camera?
Posted by Keki on August 23, 2009
OH NO!!! that's terrible! good luck!
Posted by Littledesire on August 22, 2009
That's terrible!
Posted by Wildmac on August 22, 2009
Ouch! Hope everything works out okay. Maybe you could try tying the tripod or camera to you somehow, when you are in tricky places. just loosely so you don't jiggle anything when taking a photo, but short enough to catch it before it hits the ground/water if something goes wrong.
Posted by Noonie on August 22, 2009
And I felt bad about breaking the lens I didn't like, don't know how I'd feel about what you did!!! Good luck.
Posted by Mossel on August 22, 2009
Thanks so much for your understanding.

Posted by Picstudio on August 22, 2009
oooooooooh sooo bad.
Posted by Phakimata on August 22, 2009
Sorry about that.........It must have been the swells that scoop away the sand from underneath the legs. For taking photos that close to the water it might be useful to place your tripod on a wooden board (flat surface, something cheap).
Posted by Ponytail1414 on August 22, 2009
I feel sick right now! Was that the last pic you took before the disaster? It's gorgeous.
Posted by Lordpatapon on August 22, 2009
Oooooh... ouch.
Feel sorry for you, really... hope you won't get too much problem from the insurance company. =/
Posted by EmeraldUmbrellaStudio on August 22, 2009
thats horrible, I hope the insurance company works with you. Next time I would recommend making sure that you lock and sandbag your tripod when you are shooting.

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