Category Archive: Interesting Info

How to Not Buy Stolen Camera Gear and the Risks of Used Equipment

Avoid trouble by learning what to watch out for when buying used cameras and lenses.

Faces of Theft, Part 3: Theft, Recovery, and the Afterlife of Stolen Gear

Pawnshops are not the problem. What you need to know about stolen gear resale.

Faces of Theft, Part 2: Robbery Risks and Situational Awareness

Robbery makes up about 8-10% of gear lost on Lenstag. Here are 10 tips to reduce risk.

Faces of Theft, Part 1: Gear Stolen from Secure Locations

Lenstag’s data shows equipment is stolen mostly from homes and cars. Tips on what to do in this 3-part series.