Most of us know that the act of changing a lens on a camera body can get a little precarious when you’re in a hurry. For one unlucky woman who was shooting at a German Zoo’s polar bear exhibit, her mishap with changing her Canon 70-200mm mkI Zoom Lens caused her to accidentally drop the lens over the guard rail and into the paws and teeth of a rather playful polar bear.
All photos by Marion and Dieter
German photographers Marion and Dieter happened to be there when this was happening and managed to grab several frames of the polar bear’s new chew toy.
So although you may not be changing your lens over the ledge of a bear exhibit anytime soon, just remember to slow down a bit when you are changing your lens so you don’t drop your lens. If anything, you’ll save yourself the headache caused from a dinged (or chewed) lens.
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