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Online kathyp

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gunk on the camera
« on: May 13, 2008, 06:20:55 PM »
i don't know if this is the place for this post, but we have had the discussion about keeping honey and other gunk off our cameras when at the hives.  i am doing a cutout tomorrow.  i know that it will be messy and i have no helper to take pics.  here is my messy looking but functional solution.  i used a small ziploc bag.

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i cut slits to allow for the zoom.
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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2008, 06:55:02 PM »
Great Idea, should work out great. Maybe put a strap on it to hand it near you and to keep it from falling to the  ground.

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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2008, 10:20:39 PM »
good idea.  thanks.  did it.  :-)
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2008, 12:12:43 AM »
Good idea. I try and take a break for pic taking. I wash my hands first, always good to have a bucket of water handy, I swear I that bucket of water is more important than anything.


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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2008, 01:09:13 AM »
You got that right JP, nothing like trying to do something when you are all sticky...lmao

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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2008, 10:15:05 AM »
Kathy, cool, go, girl, go!!!  You got that great idea for sure, and a string attached too, yep, yep.  I always keep a bucket of water handy when I do anything with the bees, it has saved my butt many times.  Beautiful and the most wonderful day, Cindi
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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2008, 03:58:33 PM »
Thast why i have lots of pictures form the beginning of cutouts, not the middle!
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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2008, 05:30:52 PM »
I keep my camera in my top pocket on a string around my neck - then it's covered while I'm in the hive, but I can pull it out any time to snap a picture without fear of dropping it.  Still sometimes gets messy.... :-x

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Re: gunk on the camera
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2008, 10:12:00 AM »
Remember rubbing alcohol removes propolis in a snap.  I always have a little jar of it up at my apiary, along with some cotton balls, hee, hee.  Beautiful and most wonderful day, Cindi
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