Has your camera ever been stolen while you were on a vacation? Or have you ever accidentally left your camera at a coffee shop only to never see it again? As a camera owner, one is constantly paranoid about the safety of their camera and the gear. Theft is one of the major concerns that camera owners face and thanks to a company called Lenstag, we have some interesting facts regarding how camera gear gets stolen.
Through a couple of infographs, Lenstag has given statistics that show the eight most common ways camera gear gets stolen. Not just that, they went even further and have given a list of the most stolen cameras and lenses in the year 2013.
As you can see, the research points out that the most common way a camera gear can be stolen is out of one’s car which accounts for 29% of the total thefts. This is followed by home robberies at 25% while 11% of camera thefts happen when the owner is on a vactation. In terms of the most stolen camera, Nikon’s D7000 leads the lot followed by the Canon D60 and the Canon 7DWhere to buy 9520 10700. In the lenses department, Canon’s popular lenses including the 70-200mm f/2.8L, the 24-70mm f/2.8L and the 85mm f/1.2L get stolen the most.