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  1. #11
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by 480sparky View Post
    Taking a DSLR to a deserted island is kinda of pointless........... as you wouldn't have electricity or a computer to even view the images.

    If stranded on a desert island, I'd at least want a film camera.
    Touché!! Now why didn't I think of that over all these years of compiling my list of desert island CDs?? Desert Island Nikon DSLR?


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  2. #12
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by 480sparky View Post
    Taking a DSLR to a deserted island is kinda of pointless........... as you wouldn't have electricity or a computer to even view the images.

    If stranded on a desert island, I'd at least want a film camera.
    You could on the Live View screen. :P A film camera on the other hand doesn't really give you that option.
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  3. #13
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by xlDeMoNiClx View Post
    You could on the Live View screen. :P A film camera on the other hand doesn't really give you that option.


    ...........and when the battery goes dead........................?
    Don't mind me... I'm out roaming around somewhere between Zone III and VII.


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  4. #14
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Solar charging setup might be the solution for digital Nikon's in this situation! Lol
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by 480sparky View Post
    ...........and when the battery goes dead........................?
    I would Mcgyver two coconuts carried to my island by an eastern swallow, an empty Tide laundry bottle that floated to the island, and the cornea lens of a dungeness crab to create a solar powered charging station for my camera.
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  6. #16
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Beat me to it @Moab Man Desert Island Nikon DSLR?Trust that addresses your concerns, @480sparky! So you gonna share your gear choices or stay hung up on a minor technicality? Desert Island Nikon DSLR?


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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moab Man View Post
    I would Mcgyver to coconuts carried to my island by an eastern swallow, an empty Tide laundry bottle that floated to the island, and the cornea lens of a dungeness crab to create a solar powered charging station for my camera.

    Pffft. The Professor would use a bicycle...........
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  8. #18
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by 480sparky View Post
    ...........and when the battery goes dead........................?
    That's why photographers always carry extras. lol
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moab Man View Post
    I would Mcgyver to coconuts carried to my island by an eastern swallow...
    What? A swallow carrying a coconut?
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  10. #20
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    Re: Desert Island Nikon DSLR?

    Quote Originally Posted by 480sparky View Post
    Pffft. The Professor would use a bicycle...........
    Which is why the Professor wouldn't be stranded. He would just ride the bike across the ocean after a few modifications.
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