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Old Sep 24, 2011, 10:17 AM   #1
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I was crossing the street this morning on my way home with a backpack over my left shoulder and my Nikon S3100 in my left hand.
Suddenly I stepped in a hole and fell down. I went down fast and hard with the heavy backpack twisting my body.
Now here is the part you wont believe but I swear it's true.
I tossed the Nikon so high that I actually sat up and started looking for it before I witnessed it land LCD side down in the middle of the street with a loud slap.
Believe it or not, aside from a small scratch on the corner, the camera appears to be completely undamaged and is working perfectly.
I wish I could say the same for my body, ouch!
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Old Sep 24, 2011, 10:26 AM   #2
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With all that luck you should buy a lottery ticket!
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Old Sep 24, 2011, 10:35 AM   #3
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I was crossing the street this morning on my way home with a backpack over my left shoulder and my Nikon S3100 in my left hand.
Suddenly I stepped in a hole and fell down. I went down fast and hard with the heavy backpack twisting my body.
Now here is the part you wont believe but I swear it's true.
I tossed the Nikon so high that I actually sat up and started looking for it before I witnessed it land LCD side down in the middle of the street with a loud slap.
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Believe it or not, aside from a small scratch on the corner, the camera appears to be completely undamaged and is working perfectly.
I wish I could say the same for my body, ouch!
You were very fortunate. Maybe this is one of those occasions when
you are glad you don't have a flip out LCD screen.

Check the AF calibration accuracy just in case anything has moved
out of position.

Sorry to hear about the damage to your own body, but at least
that will heal in a few days.
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Old Sep 24, 2011, 10:39 AM   #4
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Check the AF calibration accuracy just in case anything has moved
out of position.
That's the first thing I did. Seems fine. I only hope nothing shows up in the next few days.
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Old Sep 26, 2011, 3:34 PM   #5
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I remember watching a wedding photographers 20D Canon flying down a staircase(my sisters wedding!!) and other than the flasgun exploding into 1000 pieces,the darn camera was fine..!! That's why I bought a 20D myself..lol..!!
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