Friday, April 11, 2008


This is not what a shutter is supposed to look like.

I had a shoot in LA yesterday and about half an hour into it my camera made the worst noise and quit working. I opened it up to see that my shutter was blown. Thank God I brought backup equipment. Well, I'm off to Canon to get my shutter replaced.

Edited to add:
Well the good news is the folks at Canon were super nice and helpful and even put a rush on it so I can have it before I leave for Texas next week. The bad news is it cost over $600. Wow.


Anonymous Micah said...

thank goodness for backups. I must have just missed you. I just dropped my body off for a sensor cleaning.

11:35 AM  
Blogger Lan Bui said...

Backups are important. Thanks for the reminder.

12:24 PM  
Blogger Susie said...


1:33 PM  
Blogger moorephoto said...

YIKES! Good reminder to always remember backup. :)

2:52 PM  
Blogger sarah k chen said...

ouch!:( but better than having to replace the whole she-bang!

4:10 PM  

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