Camera for surreptitious photography?

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by george, Feb 19, 2007.

  1. george

    george Guest

    The gym I lift at has its share of idiots doing idiotic things with free
    weights and machines, and I'd like to be able to photograph the more
    ridiculous "lifters". Of course my 20D or even my camera phone would be
    too conspicuous. Any suggestions?
    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    C J Campbell Guest

    C J Campbell, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    Because I want to post the pics on a strength and power web forum.
    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    Dont be stupid please
    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    dwight Guest

    dwight, Feb 19, 2007
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    C J Campbell Guest

    For what? Ridicule?

    Do we really need another place where people ridicule those who have offended
    them? Whatever happened to tolerance?
    C J Campbell, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    No, for our amusement. I'm not planning to ridicule weak lifters who are
    training right and observe gym etiquette. Tolerance?! If you are a
    serious lifter nothing can be more annoying than to have the squat rack
    perennially occupied by chicken-legged punks doing bicep curls. Or to
    hear idiots yelling and grunting when lifting puny weights. Or the
    cretins leaving the barbells loaded with plates for others to take off.
    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    jeremy Guest

    Yeah. I have a suggestion.

    Go get a life and stop invading people's privacy. It's people like you that
    give us photographers a bad reputation.


    Ever hear of something called a Model Release?
    jeremy, Feb 19, 2007
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    jeremy Guest

    I hope you have good Errors and Omissions insurance, because you're likely
    to end up broke after one of your victims sues your butt.

    And who are YOU to go around ridiculing people over the Internet?
    jeremy, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    Privacy in a public gym?
    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    "Victims?!" Now they're "victims" because they have their pictures taken
    while in public? And you can be sure that I will express my deepest
    admiration for their feats of strength when posting their gym pics. If
    others will laugh at them it is not my fault.
    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    Chain gyms suck. Lots of lifters at our gym videotape their better lifts.
    george, Feb 19, 2007
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    snapper Guest

    snapper, Feb 19, 2007
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    george Guest

    george, Feb 19, 2007
  16. I assume it's because he comes across as a Neanderthal. Instead of doing the
    decent thing of asking the staff to educate people on the correct use or
    ettiquette or indeed showing them himself, he'd rather try and humiliate

    Typical case of the 'strong' picking on the weak. Nice one George, just what
    the world needs more of!
    Jack Torrence, Feb 19, 2007
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    m II Guest

    Bret can't help himself.

    m II, Feb 19, 2007
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    Paul Mitchum Guest

    If your gym allows people to lift in ways that are unsafe, you should
    find another gym.
    Paul Mitchum, Feb 19, 2007
  19. Hide behind mone of the weightlifters and take the pictures thru his ears.
    His head will be empty, but you might get a bit of vignetting.

    Dennis Pogson, Feb 19, 2007
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    J. Clarke Guest

    Inside a gym is not "in public" unless you're shooting through the
    windows from outside and off the property.
    J. Clarke, Feb 19, 2007
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