You’re right Moose, I also always take the best (suited) gear for that trip or
I’m just back from Egypt - took and used exclusively my weather sealed fuji and
zoom lens, on the dusty markets, on the windy road and in the sandy desert. And
also not weather-sealed lenses, which remained comfy at the bottom of the
camera bag sealed in Ikea deepfreeze bags … I’m editing my catch now, and so
far have NO regrets. Next time, I’ll travel even lighter ;-)
Best is such a absolutely relative misconception …
> Le 5 mars 2020 à 20:59, Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
> On 3/5/2020 11:13 AM, Philippe wrote:
>> Sorry to hear this Tina - doesn’t your insurance cover this type of «
>> incident » ?
>> Else, you could still sell the body advertising it as the indestructible
>> Leica Tina managed to ruin … would sell hundreds to people in Asia who
>> collect rarities I’m sure.
>> OTT : this is one more reason for me not to take expensive gear on trips.
>> Theft, accidents, etc. in a word risk is higher then. And yet, what
>> wonderful photos you’ve brought back over the years
> The majority of my best photos have been made while traveling. That's a big
> part of the attraction and enjoyment of travel for me. I would never think of
> taking less than the best equipment for me on trips where it would avail me.
> What's the point of gear that stays home when it would be best used wherever
> I am?
>> dear Tina. Well worth the risk you took. Keep going :-)
> Back Up Moose
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