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Whats In The Bag

February 22, 2011

Every now and then I see one of those posts that shows what someone is carrying in their bag. I love those posts. I love seeing what people carry every day. I love comparing what they carry to what I carry every day. This is not one of those posts. This is the worst-case scenario, I don’t carry this every day. This is what I was carrying in my carry-on on a plane from San Antonio, Texas to where I live in Amsterdam. While the bulk of it was on a 777 from Chicago, the first few hours were on a Canadair jet which means I couldn’t carry any big bags for carry on, and yet this was all with me.

Whats In The Bag

So here is whats in the bag, this time:

Panasonic GH1 with Really Right Stuff L Bracket
Panasonic GH2 with Panasonic 20mm/1.7
Panasonic 14-40mm lens
Panasonic 7-14mm lens
Panasonic 100-300mm lens
Nikon 20mm/2.8 mounted on Novoflex Nikon to MFT adapter
Nikon 50mm/1.4 mounted on Lensbaby Tilt Adapter
Cokin Filter Holder and various filter step-up rings
3 Singh-Ray Graduated Filters
Singh-Ray Vari-ND, Singh-Ray Polarizer 
Hero GoPro HD with a few mounts
Really Right Stuff Rail and Panorama Head
Really Right Stuff BH-25
Extra GH1 battery (wish I could find the GH2 batteries)
2 96-LED lights
Zoom H1 Audio Recorder with Red Head Windscreen
Zoom H4n Audio Recorder with Red Head Windscreen
AudioTechnica Lavalier Microphone
Moleskine notebook
Gitzo 1541t Traveler Tripod
Manfrotto 428 Leveller
Weifang WF-717A Video Head
GorillaPod (the big one and the small one)
Pixel Intervalometer for GH1/2
Chargers for GH1 and GH2 batteries
3rd Gen Kindle
Akai LPD8
Akai LPK25 
Various drugs (all legal: Benadryl, Nytol, etc)
Various USB keys
15″ MacBook Pro
Mac SuperDrive DVD drive in external housing (since I have 2 internal drives)
2+ TB in various external drives
iPod Touch (used as remote for teleprompter for iPad, etc)
Zune 80 (since the iPod sucks for music)
HueyPro ColorMonitor
64G iPad
Various cables
Headphones (including DIY custom fit ear pieces) 
TideToGo cleaning stick

In case you are wondering, yes, this was way too heavy and yes, TSA made me take almost all of it out of my bags.


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