How much is this gear worth??? Jared Fights Greg
When it comes to traveling with your gear some people like to travel light and others like Greg and I like to have what we need to get the job done. There are always those situations where you can not take everything and have to decide which lenses are in and which are out.
In this case Greg and I had to photograph a destination wedding in St. Petersburg FLA and decided to take the same gear we use when we stay local. I personally like to have all my lenses with me as each lens will allow me to capture the scene slightly different. On wedding days you have a lot of opportunities to switch glass and try different angles, so having a nice selection of glass allows you to do that.
But lets get back to what gear we took and how we got it there. We started off packing the ThinkTank Airport International Rolling Case with 2 bodies, Q-Flash with batteries, Nikon 300 2.8 and a few other random lenses. Greg and I both packed our ThinkTank Shape Shifters with a Pro Body, the Hebrew Trinity and other lenses. I utilized the Airport Check In to cary my lap top and Ipad on the plane.
We met all guidelines as we each had one cary on bag and one “man purse”. We had no problems at all going through security in a timely manner.
Now, you may ask how much is all of this gear worth? The answer to that is roughly $45,000!!!! Keep in mind that 4 pro bodies will run that number up pretty fast (see list below the video)
Here is the List of Gear
Lenses (All Nikon)
16 2.8 Fisheye
14-24 w.8 x2
24-70 2.8 x2
70-200 2.8 vr1
70-200 2.8 vr2
80 1.4 af-d
105 2.8 macro vr
300 2.8 afs version 1
ThinkTank Airport International
ThinkTank Shape Shifter x2
ThinkTank Airport Check In
BlackRapid RS-7 x2