I’m very excited to be traveling to South America for the first time in May. Sydney to Peru via Santiago, Chile. Continue reading
I’m not a fan of the standard camera bags you can buy everywhere these days. They are either cheap and ugly or trendy and expensive and they all scream “Camera gear – Steal me!” I thought I’d make a DIY padded camera insert for my gear so it could go in any bag I happened to be using at the time. Continue reading
As with past trips, I was planning to travel light. Just some clothes and camera gear in a backpack and I’m gold. But once I sit down and start to pack, I realise I’ll need more stuff if I plan to make the most of the places I visit and to capture everything on my to-do list.
It’s a balancing act where bringing certain gear means I also need to bring the peripherals for it too; If I bring the Speedlite, I also need to bring batteries, battery charger, wireless triggers and light meter. If I bring a film camera then I also need the film. But if I leave something behind, will there be a situation where I’m kicking myself for not bringing something? Continue reading
I finally decided to clean out my gear cupboard and do some organising. It was full of old lens boxes, broken tripods and accessories for long gone gear, it was quite a mess!