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Encounter with a dinosaur

Canon 1Ds Mk2 - Dinosaur from 2005

Canon 1Ds Mk2 – Dinosaur from 2005

During the past 2 days at work I had the pleasure to work with this beast to take some “product photos” of the things I’m working on.  Wow, compared to my Olympus mirror-less camera this is a huge and heavy beast weighing almost 2kg together with the kit zoom lens. I haven’t been using DSLRs for almost 2,5 years now, basically since I sold all of my previous DSLR kit. For sure this thing here is build like a tank and robust as hell, that’s probably also the reason why we still have this old camera from 2005, but it’s so damn heavy if you’re not used to it anymore! At least the past 2 days reminded me why I don’t miss this ancient and heavy technology 😉

I’m also pretty sure this is one of those cameras which cause this peculiar disease called “DSL-ARM”, recently discovered by Olympus! Enjoy the video(s) at this website (side note: dont’ take it too serious ;))
http://www.getolympus.com/dslarm