View Poll Results: How do you finance your own camera gear?

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  • Thru my own means (i.e work/savings)

    353 88.03%
  • Sponsored by own family member(s) (parents, siblings, spouse etc)

    34 8.48%
  • Got it as a gift/prize (Lucky!)

    1 0.25%
  • Equipment is sponsored (by company, individuals, etc.)

    2 0.50%
  • Other Means (pls state)

    11 2.74%
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Thread: How do you finance your own camera gear?

  1. #21

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    thru my own means, loansharking, bookie and gambling (highly encouraged by singapore government).

  2. #22

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    old pple can use CPF... rather then financing the oppos sex..

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    If you can let your clients finance your camera gear lagi best.

  4. #24

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    pheww... at least i glad to see nobody sell BS in exchange....

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    Save up first, then use monthly installments to finance. ROI mah...
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    Ang pow money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koelsch
    Garage sale! Sell your pants to fund. Or find a toilet with internet access so that you could surf CS while cleaning the toilet

    Interesting concept ... Internet toilet... "you can log on while you log off"
    Time, is an effortless construction :)

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    Hopefully, I'd be brilliant enough to make some money through the stock market and use that to finance my purchases, instead of eating into my own savings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT_
    pheww... at least i glad to see nobody sell BS in exchange....
    You come to the wrong site?

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    Rob camera stores......






    In my dreams....

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    i served the army

  12. #32

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    ask clients to pay for it...

  13. #33

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    i use my investment payouts to buy stuff

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    No one thinks of public donations?

  15. #35

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    To take pictures of needy in a far away places?

    Donations for lens, 1st class airticket, accomodation in 5-6 star hotels,...

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    Finance by Hardwork and Sweat..... and some photo taking sideline.

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  17. #37

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    Still trying to save up for my prime lens...

  18. #38

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    same for me, save first then buy,
    after all life is full of commitments

  19. #39

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    Sell gear, get money, buy gear. It's a vicious Ponzi scheme in itself

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    i wear dirty clothes go beg for money and sell tissues in market. Then i take the $ go buy D3X....(it works man!)

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