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Read This: Shooting a Protest? Trash the Tripod, Keep the SD Cards


When the Internet is working in Egypt, the bandwidth is fine and everyone can use Twitter, Facebook and so on to their heart's content during riots. Indeed, I confidently predict injuries among excitable Twitter users who are so intent on getting the latest development out first that their eyes are cast down to their screens - even as rocks are flying toward their heads.
Photographer Stephen Farrell describes his essential plastic bag-wrapped gadget kit and what gear not to bring to Tahrir Square.

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