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This is Why You Don’t Put Your Camera on a Ledge


If you ever need to set your camera down temporarily, make sure you choose a safe place with as little gravitational potential energy as possible. It seems one photographer learned this lesson the hard way and paid a dear price.

Photography Memes just shared this 14-second video that will make your face cringe and your heart skip a beat:

The photographer set his camera down on the rail above stairs while setting up for a shoot. Upon opening up his collapsible reflector, he accidentally gives the camera a bump and sends it tumbling and shattering down the stairs.