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“JetBlue Stole My Cameras” … yea, probably not

The photography and airline interwebs are abuzz with a scathing blog post by photographer Jess T. Dugan claiming that on the 18th of December 2012, flying between Chicago O’Hare and Boston Logan, on JetBlue flight 922, the airline stole her camera gear.   There are lessons to be learned here for photographers from Ms. Dugan’s unfortunate…

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Are Tripods & Monopods OK For Airline Carry-On? Yes!

A common question from traveling photographers is can they bring their tripod or monopod on-board flight as a carry on item. As Flying With Fish has not covered this topic in a few years, I figured it was a good time to bring it up again, as the uncertainty photographers face seems to surface with…

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Revisiting Flying With Film 101 : The Do’s and Don’ts

There has been a recent resurgence in film photography, maybe it is Kodak’s bankruptcy that has reminded serious photographers, and long time shooters, that shooting film is fun and a medium that is worth preserving … or maybe it is just that those of us who have been shooting digital for a really long time…

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Photographers: Know Who Your Blaming…especially when falsely blaming the TSA

The other day as I checked the comments section for Flying With Fish I was met with a link back to a blog post by Chuck “Caveman” Coker entitled “I Hate the TSA” … naturally my interest was piqued. As I checked the “I Hate the TSA” link the first thing that caught my eye…

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iPad App of the Week : Camera Connection Kit (its not an app)

The iPad is a fantastic tool, at home, on the road and in a time crunch just over a week ago I found a whole new application for the iPad … complete deadline photo editing solution. While I have previously written about the iPad App Filterstorm for editing photos as an iPad App of the…

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A Lens Combo For Traveling Photographers : Sigma’s 12-24f4.5-5.6 & 120-300f2.8

As I have been delving further in combing still photography, video shooting and travel I have also been exploring new equipment to maximize my potential in creating images I want while reducing the amount of equipment I carry. In the process of checking out all sorts of gizmos, gadgets and lenses I found an unlikely…

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Why The TSA’s Carry-On Allowance For Photographers Is Irrelevant

One of the first topics I ever wrote about on Flying With Fish was the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) carry-on baggage allowance for photographers. This allowance specifically states that for Photographic Equipment “You may carry on one (1) bag of photographic equipment in addition to one (1) carry-on and one (1) personal item through the…

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The New Mountainsmith Endeavor : What If Fish Helped Design A Compact Shoulder Bag?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 25/08/2009 – The New Mountainsmith Endeavor : What If Fish Helped Design A Compact Shoulder Bag? Admittedly I am generally not a ‘shoulder bag’ photographer. I used to love shoulder bags, in fact I’ve previously been featured on the rear cover & inside of the Domke catalogs, but I primarily…

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