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Jan 1st

2008

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CategoryPosted in: Travel

Update re. Flying With Batteries

Boy this is fun.

Ok, here’s an update via Flying With Fish. Here’s his post: Link HERE

And here’s the link to the TSA page: Link HERE

But for the lazy and in the inevitable event that the link above dies:

Effective January 1, 2008, the Department of Transportation (DOT)
through the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
(PHMSA) will no longer allow loose lithium batteries in checked baggage. These batteries may continue to be packed in carry-on baggage.

Under the new DOT rule, lithium batteries are allowed in checked baggage (emphasis mine) – under one of the following conditions:

  • The batteries must be in their original containers.
  • The battery terminals must not exposed (for example placing tape over the ends of the batteries).
  • The batteries are installed in a device.
  • The batteries are enclosed by themselves in a plastic bag.

Loose lithium batteries found in checked baggage may be removed.

You can learn more at http://Safetravel.dot.gov.

So, carry on, nothing to see here.

Dec 26th

2007

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CategoryPosted in: Thoughts & Theory

Resolution

The coming of a new year always brings with it the idea of a clean slate, a new starting line. The notion of resolution is nothing new – not pixels per inch but a decision to will ourselves into change (usually short-lived, the life-span of the average resolution is about 4 weeks, less if it’s […]

Dec 19th

2007

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Working Bag/Belt System

There’s been alot of chatter here on PixelatedImage:blog about camera bags recently. Mostly it’s my insane search for the perfect travel bag (getting my gear there without ever having to check it). But I have been pretty careful to delineate between bags that work for travelling TO a gig and a system that works once […]

Dec 18th

2007

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CategoryPosted in: GEAR

Because Vincent LaForet Says So.

Vincent LaForet was in Vancouver this fall with the Canon CPS Expo. He gave a very inspiring talk, and in the course of the lecture unloaded a few gems that put words to some ideas I’d been mulling around. A side comment he made while discussing lens behaviour was that the Canon 70-200/2.8L IS lens […]