By Allen McEachern.
The FIS Snowboard World Cup makes a stop this week in Quebec and Stoneham for the freestyle events: Big Air and Slopestyle. The Half-Pipe event was cancelled due to lack of snow! The following is a break down of what I am bring in terms of camera, lenses, and other gear.
Canon 1D Mark 4 x 2 - Allows two lens at the same time, back up camera in case one goes down.
Canon 300mm F2.8 - Allows handheld shooting, good reach, fast.
Canon 70-200mm F2.8 - Standard zoom, goes everywhere i go.
Canon 24-70mm F2.8 - Standard Zoom, great for medium close.
Canon 16-35mm F2.8 - Standard Zoom, wide and fast.
Canon 85mm F1.2 - I carry this for athlete portraits.
Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT - Great all weather flash.
Canon Speedlite 580EX II - Always have a back up flash.
100+ GB Compact Flash Cards
LowePro Top Loader 75 - Allows me to keep one camera close, and dry if the weather turns.
Newswear Foul Weather Chest Vest - Great organizer for everything I need.
MacBook Pro - Fast, on-site image processing and client upload.
500GB LaVie Rugged Hard Drive - Easy to carry, nothing to plug in, takes power from laptop.
Battery chargers, AA Ansmann batteries, lens kit, CF card reader, sunscreen, sunglasses, notebook, Hoya 77mm Polarizing Filter, Swiss Army Knife, Advil.