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Bringing big Panny 100-300mm lens into baseball stadium?

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by noohoggin1, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. noohoggin1

    noohoggin1 Instagram: @tomnguyenstudio

    May 21, 2012
    Hello friends!

    Today I will be attending a MN Twins baseball game at Target Field here in sunny (finally!) Minneapolis. Although the site says that cameras are welcome (as long as no tripod/monopod/commercial use), I wonder if they'll balk at my OMD + Panny 100-300mm lens. I intend on carrying the lens in my pocket, and holding the OMD + 14mm pancake walking in.

    Anyone have any experience/problems with this type of situation at a Major League baseball game/ pro sporting events?

  2. slothead

    slothead Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 14, 2012
    Frederick, MD
    I can't imagine they would, after all the 100-300 is tiny! Most consumer Nikons and Canons kit lenses (that are everywhere these days) are almost as large as the 100-300 on an OMD. I wouldn't worry about it at all.
  3. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    I brought my P100-300 to Fenway for Red Sox-Yankees - no issues at all. Enjoy the game and post some photos!
  4. noohoggin1

    noohoggin1 Instagram: @tomnguyenstudio

    May 21, 2012
    thanks guys, will do! :2thumbs:
  5. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    Should not be a problem. Even the draconian rules for the 2012 Summer Olympics were an easy pass with m4/3 gear, including the 100-300mm lens. :thumbup:
  6. Savas K

    Savas K Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 10, 2013
    Put the lens in an available slot in a six-pack among brewskis. Tell it to act like a Bud.
  7. xdayv

    xdayv Color Blind

    Aug 26, 2011
    Tacloban City, Philippines
  8. noohoggin1

    noohoggin1 Instagram: @tomnguyenstudio

    May 21, 2012
    I made it in no problems.....now just gotta go through the photos and pick the best ones and post them. Thanks again guys! :)