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Old May 29, 2007, 11:00 PM   #1
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these were among the last shots i got this afternoon before a mishap with my camera (tripod fell over, with 30D and Sigma lens attached... camera landed flat on its back, broke the LCD, buggered the zoom mechanism in the lens and broke the tripod mounting collar...) put me more or less out of commission for a while...i still have my FZ20, and thankfully it's a capable backup, but - for obvious reasons! - i'll miss my Canon till i get it back! i just hope i can get it repaired in time for my trip to the Oregon coast in July!

anyway, here are a couple from the day...




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Old May 29, 2007, 11:06 PM   #2
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ah man. sorry to hear about your accident. i hope your gear is still covered under warranty? nice shots btw.

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Old May 29, 2007, 11:09 PM   #3
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the 30D is a bit out of warranty - i got it in March of '06. the lens has a 4-year warranty, i just don't know if they'll cover this kind of mishap. i'll know more in a day or two, after i contact the service folks...
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Sorry to hear about the mishap Squirl. I feel for you. Hopefully it'll work out, and you'll be back in commission shortly.....Don
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OH MY GOD, i would have a breakdown if that happened to me. Hope its all fixed soon. second shot is great
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Old May 30, 2007, 1:51 AM   #6
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Sorry about the camera crash, man that really hurts !! IMO Tripod accidents must be the second cause of lens and camera crashing, being the first lens swapping.
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Old May 30, 2007, 1:05 PM   #7
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Bummer. I can sympathize - I knocked a favorite video camera over that way once. Usually there is no warranty coverage for anything but manufacturing defects - mishandling is excluded. I junked the camera since the repair would have cost more than a replacement would have, had it not been discontinued, and it may never have been the same anyway. Many cameras are just not sturdy enough to withstand even a 3' fall- planned obsolescence, just like somany automobiles (even 5 mile bumpers are history). I hope you have better luck.:angry:
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Bahhh Boooo Humbug on the acident. Good luck on getting them back in time for your trip.


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Sorry to hear about that! Hope your back up and running soon!!
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Sorry to hear this :sad:



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