Thieves who stole couple's camera return the SD card… but not the camera!

Plane coming in to land on Barra Island
(Image credit: Greg Crawford Photography)

A Scottish couple who left their camera behind on a beach in Scotland's Outer Hebrides have been reunited with the SD card containing their photos, but annoyingly not the actual camera. 

Instead of handing in the camera and lens to the authorities, the thieves sold it to pay for their own vacation – but sent the SD card to the police, so the couple could have their precious snaps back. 

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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.