Recently, I dropped my Tamron zoom lens. As far as camera lenses go, it wasn’t that expensive, but being a DSLR lens, it still cost close to $200. Basically, I picked up my excellent camera sling (Amazon) without the door zipped shut. Apparently having the door closed is required for proper equipment retention.
After picking the lens up, I could feel loose glass shaking around, and see it when the cap was taken off. The lens quickly went in the trash. After all, I don’t want glass spewing all over my garage. For what it’s worth, I had my GoPro running on time-lapse, so I was able to produce a crude video of it happening, which can be seen later in this post.
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