Quest: Find Digital Cameras

For last few days I’m quite hyped up to buy a decent Digital camera for moi-self. So after a thorough ONLINE survey … yesterday I thought let’s give Islooitte markets a chance to have me asking all “Intelligent” questions…!

Definitely NOT something I was Looking for ;~D

So my first step obviously was Blue area I roamed round and round to locate some shop with digital cameras and guess what couldn’t find any … at least on the East side there was none I could locate so I asked a mobile dealer he named few shops adjacent to Fresco sweets … so I was like OK let’s see … there were few electronics shops there but they were closed … (hmmm …. Did I mentioned I went after Iftaar time) … !

Then I remembered I saw some digital cameras in that Sam Plaza in Jinnah Super so we wandered off for there … I was wrong they were yet again all-illuminating mobile shops … GOD … what if anyone wants to buy a Digital Camera in Islamabad … leaving the variety thing alone … I couldn’t find one single shop offering even few selected models …. :~(

Going to Jinnah Super and not going to Illusions … Naah … not my style … :-)

So guess what Illusions had few (and I mean it very few) digital camera models to offer and that too of Nikon only … no Sony … no Minolta … No Cannon … Gosh …!

Well I agree that Islamabad is not acclaimed as some “Shopper’s Paradise” but still … obviously not to mention the much enchanting and all-pride song of Islamabad I sing in front of everyone … :”>

So any Digital Camera vendor you wana suggest in my still-lovely Islamabad???

8 Comments so far

  1. Ejaz Asi (unregistered) on October 19th, 2006 @ 2:06 pm

    It’s funny a die-hard fan and lover-cum-resident of isloo doesn’t know a thing about its markets :S Chalo reality check… never hurts too much :P


  2. Asma (unregistered) on October 19th, 2006 @ 2:30 pm

    Hmmm … well actually that lover of Isloo is not much of a Shopping lover … soobviously it does not hurt !


  3. Ejaz Asi (unregistered) on October 19th, 2006 @ 2:37 pm

    glad I could be of help, Asma :P Shopping lover or not, one should know about one’s city esp. the one that you love. sirf naam ka love to nahi hota. as it happens, love k liyeh paper belney pertey hein bohat masley hotey hein address kerney ko… jabhee to i still have to figure out a city I love and belong to :P


  4. Asma (unregistered) on October 19th, 2006 @ 2:57 pm

    You were of help accha … when … Ok Ok OK (sorry I can’t be so shamelessly ungrateful) YOU helped merci beacoup :)

    and we (rather I) were talking about camera I guess here … love for my city would remain there always … with me … :)


  5. Phil (unregistered) on October 20th, 2006 @ 8:25 am

    Ejaz Asi, would you mind not being an ASS that you are… and telling us where these camera shops are? :) I too would love know!

    Good day.

    Asma, try Beverley Center.


  6. Asma (unregistered) on October 20th, 2006 @ 1:32 pm

    Hmm … well I guess pindi would be abetter option nevertheless … lets see!


  7. Backlawa (unregistered) on October 28th, 2006 @ 1:16 am

    huh What does Love of City have to do with buying digital Cameras??? You guys sounds like high school kids… Well! we definitely need especial vendors who deal in such electronics. However Try Pindi or order online from “B & H Photo” (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/) in New York City. Dont give up, good luck… Isloo Rules…


  8. Asma (unregistered) on October 28th, 2006 @ 2:09 am

    Yeah once the shops open up, Inshah Allah Pindi’s where I’ll try :)



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