Taken half an hour before my 50 mm *shattered*...

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  1. Harmony

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    Yeah. So that aspect of the outing kind of sucked. I am presently lens-less. I'm keeping a smile by remember it was practically the cheapest lens you can break... :er:

    I took this with my 30D and 50 mm into the reflection in my friend's 5D and 24-70 mm.

    Full size, please!

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    That's an interesting one. It took me a while to figure it out.
     
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    that's kewl...


    Now, how'd the lens shatter?
     
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    Hmm, I can't seem to quite get how the light is bouncing around through the lens to achieve that. Looks messy though. >.<

    What lens was it exactly? And if it was just the front element, that's usually the cheapest part of the lens to replace.
     
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    Considering it's a 50mm 1.8, I venture to guess that even replacing the front element would be more expensive than picking up another one.
     
  6. Harmony

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    I took a step off the bus, tripped, didn't have the strap around my neck and dropped my camera. A cheap tamron replacement is arriving until I can muster enough money to buy a better lens.

    No, the lens is really busted. Both the physical and electronic areas are in two pieces, with a sheet of what appears to be copper ripped.

    I'm not sure what you mean by 'bouncing', but I do know that I took 3 more shots after this one and this was the only one where you could see my camera so clearly. It was most likely luck!
     
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    I guess that falls into the realm of "stupid camera tricks.".....

    Been there, done that, got the paperweight.

    Sorry to hear that.
     
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    It's a photo you'll have for the rest of your life to remind you of fond memories, lost dosh........ and to keep the strap on. :lol:

    It really is weird. I think that's why I like it.
     
  9. Harmony

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    Thanks for all of the comments, everyone! I know that from now on, the strap will STAY ON. :lol:
     
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    Camera strap = good, wuvable thing for your neck. No matter how much it chaffs. :p
     
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    the other day my camera fell from about 3 ft - 4 ft luckily it only received some scratches... next month im probably gunna buy camera armour (need to buy clothes this month and my monopod if i have enough.)

    great effect, my theorie of the real story is the 50mm got a boner over the 5D but since the 50mm is prime, it couldnt erect thus causing it to explode :)

    sorry to hear about your lens =[
     
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    :lol: Thanks for all the cheer-uppance, guys!
     

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