A couple of weeks ago, Canon 50mm f0.95 Dream Lens was stolen from photographer Daniel Zvereff. He was working on a project in Mexico when someone snitched it from his room. Not long ago, the photographer spotted his lens on eBay. After an auction, it was sold for whopping $65,100!
Sometimes it takes only a day or two to return stolen camera gear to its owners. But other times, it takes a bit longer. Ten years longer. A decade after her DSLR was stolen from her apartment in downtown Winnipeg, marine biologist Kristin Westdal got it back. And the funny thing is – she is now giving it away.
On Wednesday night, two men from Garland, Texas were shot to death after an attempt to recover a stolen camera. 26-year-old Michael Ryan Love scheduled a meeting after seeing a camera on OfferUp. He believed it was the camera that had been stolen from him, and he wanted to recover it from the seller, which ended in a tragedy.