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Offline Scott S

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best and worst
« on: December 01, 2014, 02:05:29 PM »
what was the best and worst  doo-dads you've ever bought?

best:
20 years ago I bought a Slick Sport 444 tripod. I still have it and it still works great. the leg snaps have cracked but they still seem tight. has to be one of my best longest lasting accessories.

worst:
I noticed on my T2i that when outdoors in bright light the screen was hard to see so I bought one of those ebay flip up shades. I used it once and it now sits here on my desk covered in dust.

Offline Ochotona

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Re: best and worst
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2014, 03:18:12 PM »
good topic.

Best for me was also my tripod.  A bogen ???? I think it is a 4022 but the lable has worn off over the last 22 years.  That's the only thing wrong with it and I've used it a lot between my cameras and my spotting scopes.

Worst was probably my canon 75-300mm zoom.  Pretty crap optics, although in fairness it was all I could afford at the time  and it got me through my film days.  Since replaced with my tamron 70-300.

Offline Doodle

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Re: best and worst
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2014, 03:46:55 PM »
My best might be the battery grips. I LOVE having a zillion more shots before having to charge up the batteries.
I had one on my t2i and now on my 70D. Won't go without one now.
My worse is probably the intervalometer. The reason it's the worst is that I bought it for the t2i but never got around to using it and I don't plan on buying another one for the 70D now. ::sigh::
Take your camera with you dammit. You can't take your next "best photo" if your camera is sitting at home in the bag, now can you?

Offline 1074

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Re: best and worst
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2014, 07:25:47 PM »
I've never bought a bad camera.

Because the best camera is the one you have on you.
Get off my lawn!