Your Unused Digital Cameras Needed
If you have an unused or older digital camera you could donate, I will give you a free one-hour photoshoot or 10 photo retouching session.
Nikon Coolpix P6000 13.5MP Digital Camera with 4x Wide Angle Optical Vibration Reduction (VR) Zoom. I paid $360 in January 2009. Includes $18 leather Nikon case for P6000. Does not include SDHC card. Works fine, no defects or problems… I’m just gathering the resources to buy an SLR with video capability. In original packaging with all manuals and cables, battery, charger, etc., almost like new… lightly used. This is one of my favorite little cameras. When a Pro Nikon shooter uses a point-and-shoot, the P6000 or P7000 is the model of choice. This is one of the few point-and-shoot cameras that shoots in RAW and has full manual controls, and the only one that also has built-in GPS for automatic geo-tagging of every image. The Nikon P6000 is the superior Nikon equivalent to the small non-SLR Canon G12, generally the Pro choice for Canon shooters, but which is also bulkier and larger. I’m normally an all Canon shooter except when it comes to this category of small-carry camera. For some an optical viewfinder is essential, and the P6000 has that, as well as a hot shoe for external flash. Announced August 2008. http://www.dpreview.com/news/0808/08080702nikonp6000.asp
said “Nikon has announced its flagship compact, the Coolpix P6000. Built around a 13.5 megapixel, 1/1.72 inch sensor (0.41 square cm), the camera has a 4x zoom starting at a respectably wide-angle – equivalent to 28mm. It also records RAW files in a new NRW format [now supported by Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom…]. The other stand-out feature is the inclusion of built-in GPS logging of the locations at which images were recorded… shipping in September for … $500.” Note that the newer Nikon P7000 does not have the GPS feature of the P6000 ASIN: B001DO15J2. Product Features 13.5-megapixel resolution for stunning prints as large as 20 x 30 inches 4x wide-angle optical Zoom-Nikkor glass lens; Optical VR Image Stabilization 2.7-inch high-resolution LCD and optical viewfinder my Picturetown
Why do I need the cameras? Each year I teach photography to young children in the Lancaster County Council of the Arts camps. I give the kids a camera to use during the week-long course. They shoot their own pictures and learn some basics of how to take pictures. I generally have about 10-12 kids per group and may have up to two groups per camp. that is 20-24 cameras. So I need your help. Any digital camera that works is great. A few Old film cameras will be accepted so the kids can understand how pictures used to be taken, but digital is preferred. The coupons for the photoshoot or retouching are good for one year and valued at $75. Note: I am asking as an instructor and not on behalf of the LCCA or any other entity.
Photos from LCCA facebook page of Camp last summer
Lancaster -Discovery School, 302 W. Dunlap July 9-13
Buford -Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1841 N. Rocky River Rd July 16-20
Kershaw – First Baptist Church – 210 N Matson St, Kershaw
Indian Land – Pleasant Hill UMC, 238 Fort Mill Hwy, IL July 30 – Aug. 3
This year’s focus will be on using photography to tell a story. Connecting photographs to convey a single story theme.
To donate a camera, contact David Kellin at 803-246-2123 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to PO Box 851 Kershaw, SC 29067