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Dead Camera
31-MAY-2007

Dead Camera

My Sony camera has died due to some sand jamming the gears from my trip to lake powell.
This time it couldn't be fixed. This one was done for. So I bought a new camera.
However I wasn't going to just throw it in the trash. I thought I would finish the job.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon 50mm f/1.8
1/5000s f/7.1 at 50.0mm iso400 full exif

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Elena 06-Jun-2007 03:59
go Wes! i've always wanted to have the patience to capture a moment like this.
There's something righteous about your story. love it.
Wm. Bates02-Jun-2007 03:53
Ah yes Wes,

what a lovely way to take out your frustrations! Since the camera was dead anyway, you might as well get some enjoyment out of smashing it to smithereens! I hope you envisioned every cranky customer that ever caused you grief while you were hammering away. (GRIN) I think anyone who works in retail can appreciate that comment.

Wanda
Bryan01-Jun-2007 15:40
Very cool and entertaining. Hope you remembered to remove the memory stick. At least it's worth something. Send it to me if you don't want it. I just bought a Sony Camcorder that could use a stick or two.
Dick Lowthian01-Jun-2007 12:19
OK Wes, tell us the story behind this one!
Debbie B.01-Jun-2007 05:07
Holy cow! Did it blow one too many highlights???? :-)
Guest 01-Jun-2007 04:49
Is that covered by the accidental plan? What on earth happened?
bill burke01-Jun-2007 02:27
and there you have it, the new disposable camera :)
SzPiNaK.OrG Photography31-May-2007 23:04
question is WHY ???