photography can seriously damage your health

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by pdh, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    here's a word to the wise ... do not walk into a glass door while looking at the settings on your camera lcd.

    it can lead to multiple lacerations and a severed tendon in your right hand requiring emergency treatment and plastic surgery the following day in a trauma clinic.

    just thought i'd mention this, and i'll catch up with you all anon ..
     
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  2. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Oops, sorry to hear that Paul! Live and learn :rolleyes: Seriously though, hope you heal well.
     
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  3. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Oh Paul!!!!:eek:

    I walked into a glass door once - sans camera - and did end up with plastic surgery (eventually and thank goodness) above my eye...

    Wow, that must have been a serious stride you were taking while checking your settings!
     
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  4. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    get well soon......you gotta be joking...right?
     
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  5. Julien

    Julien SC Top Veteran

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    Jan 6, 2012
    Paris, France
    Julien
    Oh my. Good recovery.
     
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  6. bartjeej

    bartjeej SC Hall of Famer

    Nov 12, 2010
    bart
    whoa, hope your hand will heal soon! Severed tendon does not sound good, neither does plastic surgery! Take care!
     
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  7. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    OHMYYYY! Do take care, Paul. Geez :(
     
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  8. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nic
    Ouch! Warning noted!
     
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  9. Andrewteee

    Andrewteee SC All-Pro

    Jul 8, 2010
    Ouch Paul! Take care.
     
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  10. Isoterica

    Isoterica SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 6, 2011
    I saw a child running in a mall once towards a toy store window. Evidently he thought it was part of the door being next to the door. The kid bounced off, lay there flat on his back for several seconds and then he sat up, stood and walked into the toy store through the real door. I guess big people aren't as resilient. I hope you heal quickly Paul and advice taken.
     
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  11. Country Parson

    Country Parson SC Top Veteran

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    Apr 5, 2011
    North Carolina
    Dan
    Our thoughts and sympathies go with you Paul.
     
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  12. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    Yikes. You should think about using Auto mode more often. Here's to rapid healing.
     
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  13. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    Antonio
    I am so sorry. I hope you recover very soon.

    Antonio
     
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  14. krugorg

    krugorg SC All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    Ouch! Hope you get better soon Paul!
     
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  15. Lili

    Lili SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Lili
    HUGZ Paul!
     
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  16. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    Jul 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
    Paul, you're never too old to learn :biggrin: Seriously I hope you make a speedy recovery.

    Barrie
     
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  17. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    That's a bummer - hope you heal quickly Paul.
     
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  18. elsie350

    elsie350 SC Regular

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    Apr 7, 2012
    Sounds painful, hope you're better soon
     
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  19. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
    Ouch ouch ouch! Wishing you a quick and speedy recovery.
     
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  20. Brian

    Brian SC Top Veteran

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    Jul 7, 2010
    Hope you feel better soon.

    And remember...

    "Objects are closer than they appear in the viewfinder" for those using RF cameras.
     
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