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09/10/2010 10:36:35 AM · #1
When you send the ticket to add a lens, is there any confirmation that should come back?

I added, or at least tried, last week. So far, no show. Or is there a certain number of people that have to own one? I actually did take a picture with the lens, and actually do intend to enter it in the sunshine after the rain challenge.

I'm not complaining, just curious...
09/10/2010 10:40:56 AM · #2
I asked for one to be added early this week, so far no action has been taken either.
09/10/2010 10:50:08 AM · #3
When I last did it I got a reply in a few days. I'm the only one who owns it too so you don't need more than one owner.

Admin presence is becoming as rare as a 6 score in my portfolio. ;)
09/10/2010 10:52:25 AM · #4
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09/10/2010 01:46:42 PM · #5
The last time I sent an add request, (last week) it was added the same day and I got confirmation that evening.
09/10/2010 02:01:50 PM · #6
I've done several requests for equipment additions and they've always been added within a few hours, followed by an e-mail from a SC member telling me it's been done. I also normally send them a photo of the camera or lens to make it easier.
09/10/2010 07:22:11 PM · #7
My guess is that the SC are, like everyone else I know, pedaling hard to catch up from the short week (US Labor Day holiday on Monday), and so DPC duties have slipped.
They will get to it, rest assured; there is no requirement for a certain number of people to own, one is enough! Heck, I added a *large* number of uncommon lenses myself in years past.
09/11/2010 08:40:37 AM · #8
The SC adds lenses and not the site administrator/owner?
09/11/2010 09:20:53 AM · #9
You can click on help, one of the options is; DPChallenge - Equipment Addition/Change
Use this if you've noticed a problem with our camera or lens database, if you have a picture of a camera or lens that we don't, or if you own a digital camera or lens that is not in our database.

I added a lens last week and it was put in the data base within one hour.
09/11/2010 10:51:19 AM · #10
Originally posted by photodude:

The SC adds lenses and not the site administrator/owner?


Yep, both the lens and camera databases are managed and maintained by the SC.
09/11/2010 11:13:40 AM · #11
If you supply a photo it may get your lens added sooner.
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