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What kind of camera would be wise for a photojournalist traveling through Eastern Europe?

I'm an aspiring photojournalist who will be leaving for Eastern Europe shortly. I have been warned by Eastern European locals not to bring my Nikon D90 in public as it will be stolen, or I'll be targeted. I was considering getting a film camera that might not stick out as much. What kind of camera are the professional photojournalists using in high-risk places?

Asked By: Jessica Alexandra - 1/30/2011
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Photojournalists use their primary cameras wherever and whenever they can because it's a premium tool they need for their job, whether it's in Afghanistan or the Kew Gardens spring flower show. That's why these cameras are so heavy, have environmental seals and are built like a tank. And of course, carry a very hefty... More
Answered By: nuclearfuel - 1/31/2011
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Don't listen to them. You'll be fine with the Nikon.
Answered By: Apathetic Richard - 1/30/2011
 
You should insure your equipment, but if Nikon is what you use, that's what you should take. I actually think the Canon G12 (or the G11) are pretty good journalists' cameras...but I'm always b1tching about weight so small and compact is always on my wishlist.
Answered By: setaian - 1/30/2011
 
i've personally been looking at the micro 4/3rds cameras from Olympus... More
Answered By: robert - 1/31/2011
 
i will suggest you to DSLR... best for Photography!
Answered By: Sam Anderson - 1/31/2011
 
35mm film Zenit SLR with assorted lenses by Industar, Helios and Zenitar.
Answered By: Martin Spooner - 1/31/2011
 
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