The camera I have is apparently about to bite the dust.
I took some pictures with it the day before yesterday and tried to put them on my computer but the computer no longer recognizes the camera.
I thought it might be the cord so I changed that. Still no go. Tried it on my hubs computer. Nope. Still won’t work.
Soooo…I finally thought about the memory card. Hubs computer has a memory card reader on it. So I took the card out of the camera and used his computer to get the pictures off the memory card. Then had to move the pics to a public folder so I could get them on my computer.
Not a lot of fun that. The camera is one of the cheaper ones you can buy – a Vivitar Vivicam 5022 and it is a couple of years old. So it has done a pretty good job lasting that long.
So I am looking for a new camera.
It would be really nice if I could find a sponsor who would just give me one in exchange for a review and a few posts about my experiences with the camera(and maybe a blurb on pictures taken with it). If you know anyone who has cameras to giveaway…put in a good word for me!
Barring that I will need another cheap one because money is one thing we don’t have a lot of around here.
I found this list of budget cameras over on pcmag.com. Anyone know anything about any of the cameras on the list? Have a recommendation?
It is a really big book with lots of big pages. It even has some fold out pages. One of the fold out sections is all about the Titanic with pictures of the ship, some of the people who sailed on it, and some of the items that have been recovered from it.
It has some other really neat items in it such as this owl imprint.
There are also a lot of stories about people. Like the story about a 75 year old grandmother who is the oldest competitive female bodybuilder. She looks younger than me!
Of course there are also stories of strange folks like the worlds oddest couple: he swallows swords and other sharp items while she lifts weights with her hair while hanging upside down.
And of course there is the lady with the really long toenails.
Another neat thing about this book is that if you download the free Ripley’s Believe It or Not! app you can use an advanced iPod or a smart phone to see bonus content such as videos and images. The book has special oddSCAN™ logos and all you have to do is point the camera at the logo and the app will download the bonus content. The app will also work in Ripley’s museums.
I love this book. I have always loved Ripley’s books since way back when I was little and it is still just as good. I’m going to keep this book out on the coffee table so anyone who comes by can look at it.
Kids will love it for sure. And they can learn a lot about all the amazing and weird things in the world.
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