British Columbia firefighter lost his Canon EOS 1000D camera in the Pacific Ocean.In August 2010, a
Over a year later, Markus Johnson, an aspiring wildlife photographer, was scuba diving in Deep Bay near Vancouver and found the camera. Johnson brought his discovery to the surface and recovered about 50 photos from the camera's SD card.
He took to Google+ to track down the camera's owner. He uploaded the recovered photos, images of the waterlogged camera, and the following description:
"Approximately 50 pictures on the card from a family vacation. If you know a fire fighter from British Columbia whose team won the Pacific Regional Firefit competition, has a lovely wife and (now) 2 year old daughter — let me know. I would love to get them their vacation photos."
Johnson narrowed down potential owners, eventually contacting the firefighter at his station, with the help of "social networking sleuths who scanned the pictures of the firefighting competition and compared faces to those onRead More »from Social networking helps reunite man with camera he lost at sea