Common idiot errors

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This is a page dedicated to Luca Vascon, who suggested to have a Hall of Fame for all of us who made some basic and very common errors and who can laugh about that...

Forgot to pull off the metal ring of the Sigma 8mm fisheye

Erik Krause

Michel Thoby

Michael Crane

Jim Dawson

Barry the Dunce

John Mitchener

Thomas Rauscher

Dave at 360Texas

Shop clerk at Foto SOBOTKA

Forgot to pull off the metal ring of the Sigma 8mm fisheye, even after years of experience

Luca Vascon


Forgot to shoot one of the 4 images and substituted with a mirrored one from the other 3

Luca Vascon

No image tabs in Panorama Editor (PTGui)/No images checked in Create Pano Tab

Patrick Born


Forgot to check ISO setting at next event after shooting with high ISO at an evening event, resulting in horribly noisy panoramas

John Riley

Thomas Rauscher

Serge Maandag

Sacha Griffin

Luca Vascon

Forgot to set the camera back to autofocus / jpg / p-mode while shooting normal images after shooting a panorama

Serge Maandag

Luca Vascon (I do NOT shoot normal images any more)

Forgot to shoot the zenith

Serge Maandag (numerous times..)

Realizing they forgot a crucial piece of equipment.

Sacha Griffin (batteries on the top of Stone Mountain, compact flash card the second time, tripod on another shoot - requiring the philopod method.)

Carl von Einem (yes: film...)

Luca Vascon (Let the battery on charge... at HOME!)