SD card found in the sea in 2015 has been returned to its owner – still working!

SD card found underwater
(Image credit: Alis Volat)

A man from Singapore has been reunited with photos he thought were lost forever after his camera was found on the sea bed in Australia by a British ice swimmer. 

Mr Fitzgerald, who lives in the UK, was swimming in Balmoral Bay, Sydney, in 2015 when he discovered the camera – which was beyond repair, though the memory card still worked. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.