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what was in Santa's sack?
« on: December 25, 2009, 12:39:32 PM »
amongst other things i got 2 days golfing at St Andrews and a Nikkor VR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens :D just got to find some bugs now... i suppose i could go into 1 of my 3 daughters rooms, there's bound to be something lurking in there.
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2009, 01:34:22 PM »
A nice book on lighting. And the latest Dream Theater triple album.
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2009, 01:47:32 PM »
was it the black clouds one?
i bought it for my brother
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2009, 04:19:38 PM »
A Nintendo DsLite with Braintraining module. The family has finally realised I am going senile. :legit:

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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2009, 04:31:24 PM »
just need to figure out how to turn it on. ;D
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2009, 04:48:14 PM »
Amongst other things, about 4 books on Photoshop!

Jellous of the macro lens though!
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2009, 04:56:24 PM »
Hello from Relegation bound Sheffy,,,,,

A ColorMunki,,at last,,my printer is profiled !!!!

And Scott Kelbys latest book !!

Shine On

Tomorrow The Geordies will BATTER us !
And you can all enjoy the giggle live on Sky !!

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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2009, 05:19:31 PM »
Nothing camera related for me this year (as requested).
Amongst my gifts was a very nice pair of Henry Lloyd brown boots and a contraption which looks like a woodworking router  for shaving my head. Oh and a new mobile which at first play looks more complicated than my 3 pc's
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2009, 05:25:06 PM »
Amongst other things, about 4 books on Photoshop!

Jellous of the macro lens though!

1 book at a time for me :)
i just need to get out with the lens. i'm thinking of making a wooden flower ( so it won't blow around ) and putting something sugary in the middle to attract, it may make it easier
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2009, 05:27:14 PM »
My prezzie arrived in June with my birthday. It was a joint affair for birthday and chrimbo from all the family.

A Canon 5D MkII.

I was more than happy with it then - and i'm just as happy with it now.

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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2009, 05:37:24 PM »
did you keep the box, re-package it and act surprised when you opened it this morning?
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2009, 06:16:45 PM »
Nikon binoculars for finding them birdies and a gift card for my local camera shop! :tup: ;D
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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2009, 06:20:43 PM »
Socks, shirt, jumper (not home knitted with holly on thank heavens!) and some chocy's from the family..  My 7D & 15-85 was my xmas prezzie to myself though lol

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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2009, 07:18:23 PM »
did you keep the box, re-package it and act surprised when you opened it this morning?

sadly i needed it to take pictures of prezzie opening this morning and events for last night.
I had no qualms about having nothing to open.
This last year my kit has increased to the tune of a 5D MkII, 70-200 f4 IS USM L, Canon 2x converter, a 24" iMac with associated software, Canon Pixma 4600, 1Tb EHD for use with the iMac.

I may have had to work some overtime to pay towards it - but i'm not complaining. I've been a very lucky person and it's other peoples go to get the spoils.
My Christmas was spot on without opening a single prezzie.

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Re: what was in Santa's sack?
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2009, 08:35:40 AM »
A few little photography items for me - Hot Shoe Diaries Joe Mcnally, a Light Tent and a new pouched lens cloth.  A great christmas was the main pressie with both daughters here with us.

 

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