m4/3 not allowed on Lower Antelope Canyon photo tour

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In reply to neil holmes, 8 months ago

neil holmes wrote:

PC Wheeler wrote:

Well, I just looked up the tour details http://www.lowerantelope.com/aboutTheTour.php and it says

"Photographer's pass is 2 hours in duration. One photo pass for each individual with the required equipment. You can purchase the pass at the booth. The REQUIRED equipment are a SLR camera, medium or large format WITH a tripod. No guide is provided for the photographer, but a Canyon Monitor will check on you periodically for questions or assistant.

Things to bring:

• SLR camera (medium or large format) required
• Extra film or memory cards.
• Batteries
• Tripod required
• Plastic bag (for windy days to protect camera or lens)"

Seems a bit stupid, but an m4/3 is not an SLR (bolding is theirs, not mine).

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Phil

So just take a tripod and any old DSLR (smaller the better....old Pentax APSC fit the bill or better still a film SLR like a Spotmatic) AND your other camera.

Nikon EM,   Pentax ME,  Konica TC,  and Olympus OM-G

These are the smallest, lightest film SLRs ever made, and any of them can be bought on ebay for $10 or so nowadays.   You're of course, not going to actually USE this camera, but it gets you your permit.  You're going to actually shoot with your modern, mirrorless gear.

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