Canon Community Canon Community
 


Reply
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 51
Registered: ‎10-12-2012

Ever taken a crazy picture?

What's the craziest thing you have done to capture a photo?

New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-11-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

I've gone into the ocean without any water protection before... Granted, it was very dangerous and I could have ruined my t3i, but I couldn't pass up the shot! Thankfully the shot was what I was looking for. It was a spur of the moment type thing, I wouldn't recommend it though! 

www.flickr.com/photos/kimbernguyen
www.youtube.com/kimmbeee
Occasional Contributor
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎11-11-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

Not crazy by any means, but I will routinely get on a knee - even in mud - to get a picture of a child or something low. I will lie down if needed.
http://www.chrisandrikakis.com
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 25
Registered: ‎11-11-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

Some people thought I was crazy shooting the Venus transit across the Sun without a solar filter, but rather using a make-shift rig of two really dark ND filters and an IR/UV filter.

 

It worked out fine and the camera lived through it no issues.

 

I've wrapped my camera in a plastic bag and taken it on rides like Splash Mountain and waded ashore from a boat in the BVIs with it held high about the waves in a bag.

 

Gotta get the shots - that's why I have it.  And best to have insurance just in case. :-)

Steve
EOS 5D MKIII
New Contributor
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎11-13-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

I've climbed a few high things and even scaled mountains for photos. 

Occasional Contributor
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎11-11-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

NYC , in the middle of traffic going by. Scratch that, Alec Baldwin.

Occasional Contributor
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎11-11-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

Several times went onto the asphalt of a NYC Avenues and to take photos of traffic, climbed steep rocks to get a desired shot and walked through Streets with downed electric wires and perhaps damaged gas lines after Hurricane/SuperStorm Sandy in the Rockaways. Nobody I know (other than my friends who are in the NYPD or Army, or reside there has gone down there).
Occasional Contributor
Posts: 19
Registered: ‎11-13-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

Learn japanese, or learn to fly an r/c helicopter, or wait for hours in mosquitos heaven, I wonder what qualifies as the most stupid Smiley Tongue

 

Alain

Occasional Contributor
Posts: 21
Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

Wind. Quite powerful. In fact, I barely I could take the photos because I was taken away with the entire gear (camera, tripod, a bag full of lenses) by the power of wind. I "fixed" the situation by laying at approx. 45 degrees, 'sitting' on the flow of air.

But it was worth it.

PS: Yes, I had a camera protection cover against the rain. But it was blown away after 2-3 shots.
my 2c & HTH,

John Th.
Reputable Contributor
Posts: 730
Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: Ever taken a crazy picture?

Crawling through a field during autumn only to take pictures of false explosives.

---------------------------------------------------------
My Swedish blog

M5, 7D, 6D, D30, 300D, 30D, 1000D IR, EOS DCS 3c, EOS D2000, 16-35/4L IS, 100/2,8 Macro, 70-200/2,8L IS II, 24-105/4L, 85/1,8, 50/1,4, 24/1,4L II, 300/2,8L IS, Helios 58/2

Darktable, RawTherapee, Photomatix, Luminance HDR, GIMP 2.10.6.
powered by Lithium

LIKE US on Facebook FOLLOW US on Twitter WATCH US on YouTube CONNECT WITH US on Linkedin WATCH US on Vimeo FOLLOW US on Instagram SHOP CANON at the Canon Online Store
© Canon U.S.A., Inc.   |    Terms of Use   |    Privacy Statement