How I dropped my new Canon 5D Mark III and won't do it again.

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How I dropped my new Canon 5D Mark III and won't do it again.
Nov 30, 2012

About a couple weeks after I bought this great camera I dropped it.  Oh and I also had a new Tamrom 24-70 f2.8 VC lens on it.  The camera still worked but had a big ding on it.

Close up of the ding

The lens Auto focus got messed up and had to be repaired.   A hood saved the glass.

How did I drop it and how I wont do it again can be found in detail on my blog here.

But essentially is was operator error.  I used an arca plate on the camera with no safety stops.... I have them now.

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