Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Declaration of Intent

Declaration of Intent: "I officially confirm my intent to purchase a digital camera prior to the scheduled departure of my next visitor on January 19th, 2007."

Acknowledgement to cajoling by my sister and TriBoomer (amongst others).

Hat Tip to Bold for the format of the declaration.

Yes, I had considered pledging to obtain before the scheduled arrival on January 10th, but didn't feel urgency was in order. I heart slack.


Blogger Wendy said...

Woo hoo!!!!! Gear!!!! Pix!!!! Woo hoo!!!!! Okay, now that's out of my system, I look forward to seeing your choice of camera and reading the specs.

12/27/2006 10:03:00 am  
Blogger Wendy said...

P.S. Who'll be there the 10th - 19th?

12/27/2006 10:05:00 am  
Blogger Comm's said...

no digicam? Dude good 1's go 4 >$150.

(just practicing my texting prowess)

12/27/2006 10:26:00 am  
Blogger Brent Buckner said...

Comm's: indeed, you should practice your texting prowess. I think you meant "<", not ">". At least my credit card hopes so!

Wendy: MBA classmate JG is due here then. I figure I'll just buy whatever Cayman Camera has in stock, so no huge winnowing selection process.

12/27/2006 10:52:00 am  
Blogger Wendy said...

Comm's -- Brent's truly a numbers guy!

Hmmm. That could make the score: JG 2. WB 0. But on the up side, digital camera. I'm sure CC will have a worthy selection.

For what it's worth, my little Canon has done yeoman's service. And you can buy the fancy case and take it (shallow) scuba diving. It shoots reasonable video, if one is technically adept enough to post it to one's blog ... you could shoot JG practicing his scuba prowess!

12/27/2006 12:30:00 pm  
Blogger TriBoomer said...

Can't wait for the digital pixels. The camera I use and post with cost less than $US 150 two years ago.

Stay tuned...

12/27/2006 12:31:00 pm  
Anonymous Nigel. said...

Hmmm. CC offers such incredible gear as Hasselblads and the Pentax 67II and you are going to settle for some digital wundercam.

Appealing to your numerical biases, with the Pentax 67II and film scanned at 4000 dpi, you get just shy of 100 megapixels.

12/27/2006 01:04:00 pm  
Blogger Brent Buckner said...

Nigel: more steps involved => decreasing likelihood of me ever presenting a photo. The immediacy of a digicam is important to me, and as I barely notice the world around me the quality improvement of going the film route would probably be lost on me.

12/27/2006 02:18:00 pm  
Blogger Wendy said...

Nigel, are you stirrin' the pot?

12/27/2006 03:17:00 pm  
Anonymous Nigel. said...

Wendy, is that a rhetorical question?

12/27/2006 06:11:00 pm  
Blogger Wendy said...

Would I ask a rhetorical question, Nigel??

12/29/2006 08:42:00 am  
Anonymous Nigel. said...

Would I answer a rhetorical question?

12/29/2006 11:59:00 am  

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