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Scott, what kit did you get? If I can scrape the funds together I'd like to have an ND filter to take with me to the beach this summer.

I'm fairly sure they're unbranded tongue.gif They're the really cheap ones you see on amazon and ebay at about £14 for a set with ND 2,4 & 8, GND 2,4 & 8

Edit: Just looked at the pic I posted but a bit more closely and I can see quite a bit of CA. I guess this could be because I was using 3 filters in the holder and was shooting through a double glazed window at an angle rolleyes.gif
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I'm a computer science student, so I don't need any kind of camera for my course, and most of the time there wouldn't be space for my DSLR in my bag because my laptop is in there and it has a big hi-cap battery rolleyes.gif Anyway, in an average day nothing really happens around the campus that an 'advanced' point and shoot wouldn't be able to deal with tongue.gif

And this is the biggest problem with SLRs -- if it's too big or you're afraid to take it anywhere, you'll miss 100% of the opportunities you might have with a camera on you.
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Yup.

In other news, I was in talks to sell my 24-70 Mk I to take advantage of rebates and local price matching, but I got cold feet and tried to call it off, but apparently the guy is still interested..? Don't need to dump $1000+ into the Mk 2. While it's a nicer lens, it's not $1000 nicer.
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And this is the biggest problem with SLRs -- if it's too big or you're afraid to take it anywhere, you'll miss 100% of the opportunities you might have with a camera on you.

And if you're in a country with lots of crime you still miss a lot of opportunities even if you have your camera with you because you're constantly too afraid to take it out of the cheap no-name bag.
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eh, embrace your hispter, and just bring it with you in a bag.

That being said, i've gotten really good at takiing photos with my camera phone, I've kinda never really bothered trying to take decent shots with it, but assuming the light is good, its not that bad.
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eh, embrace your hispter, and just bring it with you in a bag.

Hipster's don't bring them in bags, hipsters wear them around their necks tongue.gif

I was in the uni library a couple of weeks ago and there was some asian dude in there with a Canon DSLR around his neck. He was in there studying, not taking pictures, and he just left it around his neck the whole time.
     
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Hipster's don't bring them in bags, hipsters wear them around their necks tongue.gif

I was in the uni library a couple of weeks ago and there was some asian dude in there with a Canon DSLR around his neck. He was in there studying, not taking pictures, and he just left it around his neck the whole time.

That's how it should be. But some countries aren't known for being crime-free and not all hipsters can afford to replace all their gear.
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I normally carry mine over my shoulder if I'm just taking one lens, or in a normal bag if I'm taking more than one lens or my tripod. If I might need all my lenses but not the tripod I'd take my Nikon bag.
     
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I guess i'm weird, I don't use straps, though I have a buckle attached to my cam so I can just snapp it on my bags solder strap and still have it easily accessable
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I just use a blackrapid strap everywhere I go. I'm in a safe enough area here in South FL and even then, i'm big enough were people usually wouldn't want to mess with me.

 

On another note, photoshop in the fashion and modeling industry has gone too far:

 

http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6956694/photoshop-has-gone-too-far

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