Looong day yesterday. Here is a recap of the glamor of this job… 😉
Got up at 0430
Drove to the airport
Checked bags, went through security which is always a joy with camera and electronics
Waited, boarded the plane, stowed camera and bag.
Disembarked, waited for luggage, hauled everything outsite, got a cab
25 min drive to SVT (Swedish public broadcast).
Exited with all the gear and got it inside
Talked to the front desk, got my clearance and nametag
Hauled all my gear downstairs and 200 m into the underground walkways to a studio
Walked back through the building to the tech department
Collected 2 carts with more gear and pushed it through the walkways to the studio.
Setup and lit the actual setup! (my actual job 😉 )
Shot 2 interviews
Struck the set and packed up all the gear, by my self.
Returned all the local gear and the 2 trollies by walking back through the underground walkways
Returned to the studio and collected my own gear
Lugged everything upstairs and called a cab
Dragged everything outside and entered the cab
Drove out to the airport while checking in with the family over the phone
Lugged all my gear into the airport
Checked in gear and got boarding pass
Waited 2,5hrs for flight
Went through security and emptied out half the carry on gear as usual
Waited, again, then got on plane, stowed camera
Got off plane, waited for checked gear
Hauled gear outside to the parking garage and loaded up the car
Drove home, exhausted!
Kissed my kids good night.
You can get a lot done in 19 hours… 😉 How was your day?