There was some conversation at the gate, but after getting a supervisor to clarify the rules, I got in. The gate attendants apparently have a ruler marked for 4.5 inches. He was measuring the length of the lens, but the supervisor clarified it that it's the lens opening width that's measured.
|splat by Eb Swarbrick|
from Album cover for a rock band
|Madagascar1 by Jaklab|
from Mind and matter - the creations of humanity.