New York photographer loses the only copy of wedding photos on subway

Sep 22, 2017

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New York photographer loses the only copy of wedding photos on subway

Sep 22, 2017

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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We all get distracted and absent-minded sometimes, especially after a long day. But New York-based photographer Kurt Sneddon was really out of luck. He recently photographed a wedding and forgot the photos on an NYC subway train. It wouldn’t be too tragic if it wasn’t the only copy of the images.

As he writes, he was “distracted and overwhelmed,” and he simply left the backpack with the photos behind. Now he is reaching out t the public via social media and flyers, trying to find the backpack and retrieve the precious photos. He is even offering a $2000 reward for safely returned memory cards and hard drive.

The photographer shared the story on his Facebook profile two days ago, saying that the past 48 hours have been the worst of his life. The short story is that he got overwhelmed and distracted, and he left the photos on the subway. I can’t even imagine the feeling.

https://www.facebook.com/kurt.sneddon/posts/10155495427510708?pnref=story

For the New Yorkers who’d like to help the search, it’s a Grey Thule backpack left on a downtown “B” train on 18 September around 11 am. You can post on Facebook and Twitter with hashtag #findourweddingpicsnyc or contact 917-826-4838 if you have any info.

[via New York Post]

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15 responses to “New York photographer loses the only copy of wedding photos on subway”

  1. Alexandre Bettencourt Avatar
    Alexandre Bettencourt

    That’s a kick in the balls :| Best of luck to the photographer and the newly weds.

  2. Naptunian Avatar
    Naptunian

    Ouch

  3. Tatsujin Photography & Design Avatar
    Tatsujin Photography & Design

    KEEP THE CARD ON YOUR PERSON! If think you might be robbed in your travels, wear a concealable pouch under your clothes.

    1. Robert J. Lazzarini Avatar
      Robert J. Lazzarini

      Most Definitely! Never ever leave them even in your camera bag.

  4. Dan Cannella Avatar
    Dan Cannella

    Sarah Koermer

  5. Stereo Reverb Avatar
    Stereo Reverb

    While you should feel sorry for him, don’t. His sole job that day was to shoot a wedding, ensure the memory cards get home safely, and photos later edited and given back to the bride and groom. He should have always worn the backpack on the train, or at worse, had it in his lap with his arm around it for the entire ride. His being ‘distracted’ is really another word for carelessness. If that was your wedding, your photos with all your family members and people you haven’t seen in years, and someone you asked to shoot the wedding tells you they lost all 2, 4, 10 etc hours of the entire wedding bc they left their backpack on the train, sorry is the last thing you’d feel for this guy.

  6. Duncan Knifton Avatar
    Duncan Knifton

    I feel for him, really do…but forgetting your camera bag???
    What on earth would distract you that much to forget that on the train?
    Thats madness.

  7. catlett Avatar
    catlett

    Well at least he hasn’t screwed up all his future business by then entire world being able to read about it.

    Oh

    Wait

    Never mind.

  8. Emma Jenkins Avatar
    Emma Jenkins

    I would have a heart attack

  9. Jacqui Estrada Avatar
    Jacqui Estrada

    It sucks but hopefully he learned a valuable lesson: always make copies of memory cards while still at the venue and keep them in your pocket or better yet, a fanny pack (call me old fashioned but you won’t risk losing them that way). Also, in NYC of all places, never, ever, take off your backpack or hold it in your lap and don’t let go. Was he brand new to the business?? This is elementary stuff.

  10. Michele Hammer Avatar
    Michele Hammer

    Worst nightmare as a photographer. Hope they find it!

  11. Jade Holing Avatar
    Jade Holing

    Some of the most valuable lessons come from hindsight.
    Oh, and sometimes at the expense of others..

  12. Clement RENAUT Avatar
    Clement RENAUT

    He can find a new job…

  13. Uncle Bro Avatar
    Uncle Bro

    Damn. That back pack is gone forever. That was on a NY subway. You leave something on that subway it’s gunna get swiped. if he actually gets that bag back I might actually start believing in the good of humanity but i HIIIIIGHLY doubt he will ever see that back pack or anything in it ever again.

  14. linda lu Avatar
    linda lu

    Kinda surprised you didn’t upload to computer first or aren’t they in your camera memory ….even when ypu delete them there in the memory.