D800e with 24-70 on a vacation in London?

Started May 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
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A. Westreich Senior Member • Posts: 1,195
Re: D800e with 24-70 on a vacation in London?

Mark den Hartog wrote:

I'm curious, why does masking the model and brand deter thieves?  Are they camera snobs who only steal certain makes and models?

I also think this is quite a laugh. if they knick it, I am sure they have no idea what they're taking.

Thieves know the value of items just as much as we do .  . ..  The higher the value of the item, the more easily (and profitably) it can be fenced.  If you had your choice of grabbing a D3100 or a D8100E, which would you target?

I was similarly concerned about London when we visited a year or so ago.  We walked all over the city and I never felt uneasy.  Just use common sense - The other thing that you quickly realize is that there are D800's,, D600's, D4's, 5D's etc. all over.  It's not like you are the only one carrying a camera.

Lovely city, BTW.

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