Random Camera Kindness – Taxi Driver Returns $13,238 Of Lost Photography Gear

Aug 2, 2012

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Random Camera Kindness – Taxi Driver Returns $13,238 Of Lost Photography Gear

Aug 2, 2012

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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Have you ever lost a lens cap? Were you upset about it? How would you feel if you forgot your entire production gear bag in a cab? $13,238.86 worth of gear including a Mark III, A Canon XA10, a 24-70 lens, recorders, mics, mem cards and a bunch of Gaff tape.

While this is not strictly DIY, it is a good story worth sharing that adds some good Karma to the world.

Randon Camera Kindness - Taxi Driver Returns $13,238 Of Lost Photography Gear

Photographer Casey Neistat came back from a long production day, taking a cab back from the airport. About an hour after switching the cab with his car he discovered that he forgot all production gear in the cab.

Here is the intro by Casey:

“a love letter to New York City, totally true story. before you call me an asshole for forgetting my stuff in a cab consider i’d been traveling for 10 days straight always with a producer who was responsible for the gear. this one time i offered to take it. was distracted w my cell phone, the bags were in the trunk and i was dead tired. these things happen in life

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Thanks for sending the tip Karen

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Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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