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    Handphone ? CHECK !
    Wallet? CHECK !
    Car Keys ? CHECK !
    Flash Units with batteries? CHECK !
    Flash Triggers? CHECK!
    Flash Receivers? CHECK !
    Extra Batteries ? CHECK !
    Tripod ? CHECK!
    80-200 ? CHECK !
    Face Towel ? CHECK !

    Pray for Good Weather ? DOUBLE CHECK!!!


    drove like crazy to pick up the day's model and rushed off to the shoot location in Little India

    After a brief with Dan, Nokkieg and Tung and introducing Michelle blah blah blah "Lets Start Guys ! Cho Kang ! Cho Kang !"

    Opened up my bag
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    and realized I had left my camera at home.........

    AAAAaaaarrrggghhhhh!!!!!!

    SOMEONE serve me a Major Infraction !!!!
    Last edited by ed9119; 17th August 2010 at 12:05 AM.
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    HAHAHAHAHA

    Dang, that's CLASSIC. Used your handphone?
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    Jiak lat...
    That is exactly like what one of my good photographer friend had a nightmare about...
    Just that in your case, it happened.

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    haha... **** happens at times...
    should ask me to go too... i loan u my camera... and i go drink with the indians at rainbow bar... lol
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    Have a standard checklist .. that way u dont have to stress yourself trying to remember everytime

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    this is quite funny.. not poking fun at you Mod, but just thinking what the model would have been thinking at that time~!!
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    Damn funny....
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    Gingko supplement.

    That is why they have checklists to tick off.
    But must have "camera" in the checklist.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed9119 View Post

    Opened up my bag
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    and realized I had left my camera at home.........

    AAAAaaaarrrggghhhhh!!!!!!

    SOMEONE serve me a Major Infraction !!!!
    But at least you did not go to the wrong place.......................................
    Take the shot!

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    Epic fail....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ed9119 View Post
    Handphone ? CHECK !
    Wallet? CHECK !
    Car Keys ? CHECK !
    Flash Units with batteries? CHECK !
    Flash Triggers? CHECK!
    Flash Receivers? CHECK !
    Extra Batteries ? CHECK !
    Tripod ? CHECK!
    80-200 ? CHECK !
    Face Towel ? CHECK !

    Pray for Good Weather ? DOUBLE CHECK!!!


    drove like crazy to pick up the day's model and rushed off to the shoot location in Little India

    After a brief with Dan, Nokkieg and Tung and introducing Michelle blah blah blah "Lets Start Guys ! Cho Kang ! Cho Kang !"

    Opened up my bag
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    and realized I had left my camera at home.........

    AAAAaaaarrrggghhhhh!!!!!!

    SOMEONE serve me a Major Infraction !!!!
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    this is serious, very serious!!!
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmartian View Post
    But at least you did not go to the wrong place.......................................
    Luckily he picked up the right girl.......imagine he went to pick up someone else.......or did he picked up the right one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed9119 View Post
    Handphone ? CHECK !
    Wallet? CHECK !
    Car Keys ? CHECK !
    Flash Units with batteries? CHECK !
    Flash Triggers? CHECK!
    Flash Receivers? CHECK !
    Extra Batteries ? CHECK !
    Tripod ? CHECK!
    80-200 ? CHECK !
    Face Towel ? CHECK !

    Pray for Good Weather ? DOUBLE CHECK!!!


    drove like crazy to pick up the day's model and rushed off to the shoot location in Little India

    After a brief with Dan, Nokkieg and Tung and introducing Michelle blah blah blah "Lets Start Guys ! Cho Kang ! Cho Kang !"

    Opened up my bag
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    and realized I had left my camera at home.........

    AAAAaaaarrrggghhhhh!!!!!!

    SOMEONE serve me a Major Infraction !!!!

    hhaah.. bro.. old liao..........

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    create a checklist la.

    me 18yo oso need checklist leh!
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    Newbie blunder so moving this to Newbies corner................

    Still cant believe it.... first have to handle the personal frustration ..... then don't know where to hide my face ... ended up being photo assistant carry water, carry chair, holding up reflectors, flashes and lights for everyone.... super lao qui
    Last edited by ed9119; 17th August 2010 at 07:11 AM.
    shaddap and just shoot .... up close
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    I think a also need to do a check list .......
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    I've been forgetting this and that too... Forget wire remote la, forget filters la, shoot in broad daylight in ISO1600 la, shoot long exposures in ISO800 la...

    as we get older, we lose more and more grey cells... wat to do...

    One thing for sure, I never forget about my model. She is my wife. If I forget, I die.

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    how to form a good checklist har?
    If I include everything it'll be too long to go through for every shot...
    Like golf, we need some sort of "pre-shot routine" but photography is so dyanamic that I gave up with this 'checklist' long ago.
    Probably simple things like exposure mode, ISO, EV compensation still ok, but if there are other settings, then sure forget wan...

    At the last Newbies Outing, I turned on bracketing function. Then when light wasn't so good I started photographing the others in action. Kept wondering why I got under- and then over-exposure, and kept dialling in EV compensation.
    Exploring! :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed9119 View Post
    Handphone ? CHECK !
    Wallet? CHECK !
    Car Keys ? CHECK !
    Flash Units with batteries? CHECK !
    Flash Triggers? CHECK!
    Flash Receivers? CHECK !
    Extra Batteries ? CHECK !
    Tripod ? CHECK!
    80-200 ? CHECK !
    Face Towel ? CHECK !

    Pray for Good Weather ? DOUBLE CHECK!!!


    drove like crazy to pick up the day's model and rushed off to the shoot location in Little India

    After a brief with Dan, Nokkieg and Tung and introducing Michelle blah blah blah "Lets Start Guys ! Cho Kang ! Cho Kang !"

    Opened up my bag
    .
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    and realized I had left my camera at home.........

    AAAAaaaarrrggghhhhh!!!!!!

    SOMEONE serve me a Major Infraction !!!!
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