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    How a Sports Illustrated photographer packs his stuff for a single horse race:
    http://www.sportsshooter.com/news_story.html?id=1198

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    doh..a lot to pack leh

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    looks like $250k worth of gear....
    you can buy better gear but you can't buy a better eye

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaren
    looks like $250k worth of gear....
    i think more than that?
    the 1200mm already 200k

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    Quote Originally Posted by zodnm
    i think more than that?
    the 1200mm already 200k
    $500k ?!

    you can buy better gear but you can't buy a better eye

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    near a million bucks perhaps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sequitur
    near a million bucks perhaps.
    now i don't feel so bad to splurge a few $k on a dslr...
    you can buy better gear but you can't buy a better eye

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    With all the equipment he needs already in his hands, he better perform well, else he's no different from a snapshot-shooter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AReality
    With all the equipment he needs already in his hands, he better perform well, else he's no different from a snapshot-shooter.
    he indeed is... quoted from the website: Bill Frakes is a Sports Illustrated staff photographer based in Florida. He is famous for the number of remote cameras he uses at the finish line of major horse racing events, as well as important track & field meets

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