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Discussion in 'Beyond the Basics' started by Christie Photo, Feb 19, 2006.

  1. Christie Photo

    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I seldom get to go anywhere, and when I do, I usually leave work behind.

    BUT... tomorrow, I leave for 4 days. My wife and I are headed to California to visit our daughters and I'm bringing a camera. I have no small cases, and am unwilling to pack it in my checked luggage. Any thoughts?

    I'm planning on bringing one body, one lens, maybe a filter and gray card.

    Thanks in advance.

    Pete
     
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    AIRIC TPF Noob!

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    Whatever bag you feel safe carrying it on with. You can hold the bag the whole time and I often hold the camera in flight (if I get a window seat) and take photos.

    Eric
     
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    They make hip-cases that are made to fit one SLR and one lens.
     
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    Rucksack and bubble-wrap air mail packets have worked for me in the past for overhead baggage.

    Rob
     
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    Brown paper bag and bubble wrap.
     
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    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    OK... thanks. Wish me luck. I'm not a very good "flyer." Back next weekend.

    Pete
     
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    Sounds like a small camera bag will do ya. Where in California are you going to be? :D
     
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    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    We'll be in San Francisco for a couple of days, then in Sacrameto for a couple of more.
     
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    Ditto!
     
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    It's beautiful up there. Hopefully you'll make some time to play tourist. :mrgreen:
     

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