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Old Jan 10, 2010, 10:47 AM   #31
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I read an account recently about a guy that was trying to board a plane when he was told that he was only allowed one carry-on, not two. He donned his photographer's vest and put all his gear into the different pockets, then left his camera bag behind. The airline personnel didn't mind him carrying all his gear in his clothes; he just couldn't carry a second bag.

If you need to travel light, you might consider a photographer's vest, or at least maybe clothes with a lot of big pockets.
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Old Jan 10, 2010, 10:54 AM   #32
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I read about that story also, but that kinda defect the travel light aspect. Because you still have allot of gear on you. Pancake lenses and DA limited has their usefulness for the heavy traveler. And the m4/3 can be packed on a personal item like a purse for a women which does not count as a carry on. So an option is to get a man bag to do the same. Full DSLR lenses do not do the man bag purse option to well.
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... So an option is to get a man bag to do the same. ...
I think I'd go with Cargo Pants instead.
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(...) also the new e600 is built on the same body of the e620, but cost a bit less. I would look at it if you want to save couple of pounds.
I can't really see the difference between these two cameras (apart from the 15g extra weight) and the price as you've mentioned. In one retailer I can find the E620 body only for the same price of the E600 with 14-42mm lens from a different retailer (399). And it seems that if i buy online (not from a dodgy source) the 44-150mm I can get it for around 100-120.
It must be something else that would differenciate these cameras.
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I think I'd go with Cargo Pants instead.
There's always the military-style trousers (with large extra pockets)
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Old Jan 10, 2010, 11:34 AM   #36
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I can't really see the difference between these two cameras (apart from the 15g extra weight) and the price as you've mentioned. In one retailer I can find the E620 body only for the same price of the E600 with 14-42mm lens from a different retailer (399). And it seems that if i buy online (not from a dodgy source) the 44-150mm I can get it for around 100-120.
It must be something else that would differenciate these cameras.
the e600 has 3 art filter, the e620 has 6 art filter. It is really a detune e620 imho. They use the same sensor.

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There's always the military-style trousers (with large extra pockets)
True but I want the weight off of the body when sitting on the plane. Man bag goes into the overhead.
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the e600 has 3 art filter, the e620 has 6 art filter. It is really a detune e620 imho. They use the same sensor.
this is right. the 600 is detuned 620 for specific retail stores (QVC, etc)
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this is right. the 600 is detuned 620 for specific retail stores (QVC, etc)
Also for the European Market where the OP is from.
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Also for the European Market where the OP is from.
yea, for specific stores in Europe too, i just couldnt remember which ones.
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