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Question Is it just me???

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Is it just me or do you find yourself purchasing lots of versions/models of various accessories?

Up to now I have 2 versions of a wired remote shutter release, 2 versions of wireless - with & without timer - shutter release, 2 different macro converters, 2 body jackets, etc.

I'm now eyeing up another version of the timer, wireless remote shutter release!

Maybe I have Obsessive Compulsory Accessory Syndrome! Or more money than sense!
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Re: Is it just me???

I have a draw full of filters that I never use.
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Re: Is it just me???

I have a cupboard full of stuff that never sees light of day I think they are a good idea at the time, use them once or twice and put them away... and forget about them I really ought to go through what I have and have a clear out.
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Re: Is it just me???

Glad to hear it's not just me that accumulates many versions of essentially the same thing
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Re: Is it just me???

Most photographers collect bags; I'm still looking for new ones. I also seem to have a lot of lenses that cover the same range and I can only use one of them at a time.
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Re: Is it just me???

Well, yesterday evening after due consideration - & a G&T - I succumbed to the 3rd wireless remote There is no hope
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Re: Is it just me???

I turned off ‘One Click’ purchasing solely due to the G&T / wine effect. Saved a fortune!
The comment about bags struck home, I’m still living in hope of finding the perfect travel camera bag. Got close a few times but at that point the airlines started to get more strict around weight and size of carry on bags.
My weakness tends to be memory cards, and possibly rechargeable batteries.
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'1-click' has drained my finances somewhat
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Re: Is it just me???

Those are not that expensive stuff. Think of this that I have or had. 12-40, 12-35, 12-100, 35-100, 40-150, 17, 19, 20/1.8, mft 25/1.4, ft 25/1.4, 25/1.8, 45-200, 50-500, 100-300, 45/1.8 42.5/1.2, 75/1.8, 2xRM1, 2XFL35, FL50, FL25, ..... from 1 dry box to 3 x Dry box and the stuff still growing. My Wife wants to kick me out cause I am taking up more and more space.
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Re: Is it just me???

Including all the DIY triggers, Triggertrap, sound, light, photo gate, etc.,

I have a “LOT” Including a 30ft Bulb air release
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I have a “LOT” Including a 30ft Bulb air release
What's that? I may want one.
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I have a “LOT” Including a 30ft Bulb air release
I used to have one years ago. I miss it so badly that it hurts!
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Oh no! I've just succumbed to a third flash unit! The FL-14 @ only £44.95 - how could I resist? Better than half price! Well, it's more powerful than the one with the E-PM1 & more compact than the FL-300R... that's my story anyway
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