Olympic ban on all SLRs
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18-07-12, 04:48 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: East Devon
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According to the prohibited list for my Olympic venue (Wembley),all so-called professional style cameras, which they define as cameras with interchangeable lens, are banned!
Isn't that all SLRs?
And CSC, some bridge cameras and even some compacts like my Canon A640 not that officials will be able to tell! The criteria will probably be oooh that's a nice camera we'll ave that!
I don't understand why they are banning them tbh if it is for distractions of flash etc???
I think if it is flash then they will have more problems with point and click cameras or even camera phones.
I went to Devon county show a few years ago and had been asked to take some photos by wifes boss who exhibits there, I went into the cattle shed and got a lecture from a security guard about using flash I politely told him that my flash was not popped up I dan't use it and wasn't going to use it, whilst he was talking to me there were so many flashes going off it was like a fire work display
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