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08-19-2018, 02:20 PM - 2 Likes   #16
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I would take something with a high frame rate so I could get action shots of the rest of you all being eaten alive.

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Awesome thread

I agree that the Q series initially sounds well-suited... but I think I'd need to pick a camera with "BR" (Blood Resistance). And with all the running around and movement, I want something with shake reduction too. So it's going to be a DSLR. Much as I really want to pick my K10D-rebadged Samsung GX10 (a camera built for all catastrophic global events), I hate to admit that video might just come in handy. So it has to be a later model with video. And it should offer very good low light performance, because everyone knows that lots of zombie attacks come out of the shadows in scary buildings and shopping malls

So for the camera body, I'm going with a KP. I've never owned one, but it fits the bill in terms of functionality and blood-resistance

Lenses also have to be blood-resistant, but quiet too so as not to give my location away. Screw drive won't cut it, I'm afraid, and that narrows down the choices significantly

I'm going with the HD DA20-40 WR and the HD DA55-300 PLM WR for general photography. I'm also taking the D FA100 WR Macro (screw drive, I know, but what else?), to take photos of wounds, rashes etc. in case I need medical help. Also, I'm taking an M42 adpater and a Helios-44-2, so I can shoot some blood-spatter wide open and get a nice swirl effect

KP, HD DA20-40 WR, HD DA55-300 PLM WR, D FA100 WR, M42 adapter + Helios-44-2... That's my Z-Photography kit

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Is blood or weather resistance enough? Is would be looking for splatter resistant lenses with excellent coatings that prevent blood and all sorts other stuff from sticking to it. Nice thread, btw.
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Because I live in an area with a serious risk of upcoming war, my bag is always packed. Sadly, there's no place for camera gear left, because ammunition and food rations are more important

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QuoteOriginally posted by Tomas Perminas Quote
Because I live in an area with a serious risk of upcoming war, my bag is always packed. Sadly, there's no place for camera gear left, because ammunition and food rations are more important
Understood, Tomas... One should always prepare for the worst

But survival items aside, and just for fun, what photographic gear would you choose for the zombie apocalypse?
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I have changed my mind. I also want a bola made of k1000 bodies fitted with m 50 f2 lenses.
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QuoteOriginally posted by BigMackCam Quote
Understood, Tomas... One should always prepare for the worst

But survival items aside, and just for fun, what photographic gear would you choose for the zombie apocalypse?
Well, it should be small, weather sealed and noiseless... So I would go with CAT S60 smartphone (it even has thermal imaging) and a rugged external solar panel.
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K-1 Mark II with DFA*70-200
Fast, quiet, splatter proof, long enough to keep a safe distance, and heavy and well-built enough for self defence when push comes to shove.

If I had the DFA150-450 I might go for that instead

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This is such a great thread. I'm kinda obsessed with the apocalypse and I've pondered this.
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Several cans of Spam.
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Several cans of Spam.
I'm unfamiliar with the use of spam in photography.
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I'm unfamiliar with the use of spam in photography.
Somehow seemed like a good accessory to have when photographing zombies. Not sure exactly why, but I think it might be like not leaving the house without a towel before hitching a ride to a distant star.

A GR II might be fun for some zombie street stuff.

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QuoteOriginally posted by UncleVanya Quote
I'm unfamiliar with the use of spam in photography.
You buy once from B&H or Adorama or whatever, that inbox always gets stuff from them no matter what I do to unsubscribe, and


Hmm, possibly not talking about the same thing.
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QuoteOriginally posted by clickclick Quote
Somehow seemed like a good accessory to have when photographing zombies. Not sure exactly why, but I think it might be like not leaving the house without a towel before hitching a ride to a distant star.

A GR II might be fun for some zombie street stuff.

I'm willing to concede this point.
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QuoteOriginally posted by clackers Quote
You buy once from B&H or Adorama or whatever, that inbox always gets stuff from them no matter what I do to unsubscribe, and


Hmm, possibly not talking about the same thing.
No no, wrong Spam. Virtually worthless on zombies, as I have yet to see one pick up reading.
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