Large DSLRs and Phobia
caguila at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 7 12:19:40 EDT 2010
I received an off list email from Bipin as well regarding the Hollywood pics
I posted. He didn't mention anything about subscribing problems. I did,
however, confirm that he is NOT the famous Indian actor, Bipin Gupta :-).
----- Original Message -----
From: "William Robb" <warobb at gmail.com>
To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 8:35 AM
Subject: Fw: Large DSLRs and Phobia
> This landed in my inbox this morning.
> William Robb
> From: "Bipin Gupta"
> Subject: Large DSLRs and Phobia
>> Dear William, I was in the US & Canada last Autumn, and I noticed a
>> phobia and fear in the US,
>> but not in Canada, especially if you are carrying a large bag with your
>> and Lenses.
>> There are checks everywhere, at the Museum, Zoo, Science Centers, Tourist
>> Bureau etc - may be good
>> for safety and security, but it is so stressful. DSLR owners are
>> petrified when asked to switch
>> on their camera - what if the battery has run down and it does not come
>> and so on.
>> People and the authorities don't realize that it is the smaller cameras -
>> pen types, phones, watches,
>> midgets and compacts that are a better tool for the terrorist, rather
>> the larger DSLRs.
>> I think we will all have to start wearing BADGES proclaiming "I am a
>> Photographer and NOT a terrorist".
>> I suppose the Press chaps are safe with their Badges. Maybe next time I
>> accredit myself to some
>> famous News Bureaus.
>> May the Force be with you.
>> Bipin B. Gupta.
>> PS: can you please publish this on PDML - I do not know how to.
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