Canada doesn’t ban photographers from airports, they cut holes in the fence for them

May 23, 2019

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Canada doesn’t ban photographers from airports, they cut holes in the fence for them

May 23, 2019

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport has recently shown some love for photographers.  They have made camera holes in several locations around its perimeter fence so that photographers can they take photos of airplanes without obstacles.

The airport notes that the project was done in collaboration with local plane-spotting group YQB Aviation. They worked together to identify the best spots for plane-spotting photographers, so the panels could be placed there. Each of the ten holes is surrounded by a metal frame to prevent scratching lenses. The panels also have a sign clarifying that the area is reserved for photographers.

[Attention planespotters]We are pleased to announce that in collaboration with YQB Aviation, will install on the…

Posted by Aéroport International Jean-Lesage de Québec on Friday, May 17, 2019

I believe that setting these panels required a small effort, yet they’re such a great move from the airport officials. All ten panels have been set at ten locations around the airport, so photographers can now take their cameras and shoot away.

[via DPReview; image credits: Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport]

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25 responses to “Canada doesn’t ban photographers from airports, they cut holes in the fence for them”

  1. Tj Ó Seamállaigh Avatar
    Tj Ó Seamállaigh

    This is what i call “thinking out of the box”

  2. Bertram Plischke Avatar
    Bertram Plischke

    Florian ???

    1. Bertram Plischke Avatar
      Bertram Plischke

      Florian Hübner Sind dort auch solche Löcher?

    2. Bertram Plischke Avatar
      Bertram Plischke

      Florian Hübner Okay ? Zumindest ne gute Idee. Aber mit ner 1,4er Linse siehst du auch keinen Zaun mehr ?

    3. Bertram Plischke Avatar
      Bertram Plischke

      Florian Hübner okay. ?

  3. Daniel Scott Avatar
    Daniel Scott

    This is actually a genius approach

    1. Chuck Diesel Avatar
      Chuck Diesel

      Nice play on words.

  4. Mark Turner Avatar
    Mark Turner

    Brains being used for once.

  5. M C Mays Pulliam Avatar
    M C Mays Pulliam

    Interesting

  6. Guille Schim Avatar
    Guille Schim

    Nice RPG support base, for maximum precission.

  7. Luc Andre Paquette Avatar
    Luc Andre Paquette

    Oh Canada

  8. Garech Amos Avatar
    Garech Amos

    Not all airports here are doing it. YOW is making it more restrictive.. Closing off an area at the end of one of runways so people can not stop, instead of making it more user friendly.

  9. Ian Mays Avatar
    Ian Mays

    Dan Boult could you imagine the queues for the holes and all the long lens brigade doubling it?

  10. Maciek Bogacz Avatar
    Maciek Bogacz

    Krakow Airport & Katowice Airport :)

  11. John Masato Ledesma Avatar
    John Masato Ledesma

    No holes needed, use a ladder ??

  12. Steve Avatar
    Steve

    They must have found a loop hole to enable this

  13. Anthony Guerriere Avatar
    Anthony Guerriere

    Awesome idea….wish we could do that in NY but it’ll never happen.

  14. Steve Zeljko Sutic Avatar
    Steve Zeljko Sutic

    Yeah,
    Here in nunny Australia they’ll hit you with $500.

  15. Kryn Sporry Avatar
    Kryn Sporry

    This is do Canadian ?

  16. Lance May Avatar
    Lance May

    You need this in Rocky Ash Burggraaff

  17. W Douglas LeBlanc Avatar
    W Douglas LeBlanc

    Complainant: The hole in this fence is too small for my massive lens.

  18. Frederick Girard Avatar
    Frederick Girard

    Yup yuo, YQB is my Home airport???

  19. Jayms Muhgwyer Avatar
    Jayms Muhgwyer

    Wish JFK would do this.