Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing your gear wisely, part of The Traveling Photographer: Fundamentals.
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…Okay, let's talk about gear.…Finally getting into some of the gearhead wonky stuff.…And first of all I've got a, I've got a confession to make.…You may hear me speaking in kind of hushed tones right now.…I'm sitting at the kitchen table and it's after midnight and…everybody else in the house is asleep and instead I'm, like.…talking gear with you guys.…And I'm kind of okay with that, honestly, because I've always enjoyed photo gear.…But what I want to do is to kind of go through a progression from, like,…high end down to, down to low end, and…help you decide, like, what is your, what's your point?…What, what's your sweet spot?…And it's going to be different for different people.…
I'm going to explain to you why mine is where it is and…then kind of let you come to your own conclusions.…But let's start over on my left, and your right.…This is a phase one camera.…It's, this is the camera, when, when quality is like…the only thing that really matters, this is the camera that you want.…The chip in it is about that big.…
You'll learn to plan effectively, choose the right gear, interact with the people you meet, take photographs efficiently, and—most importantly—create the mental space and time to actually enjoy your journey. David visits some nearby interesting destinations, proving that a great travel experience is not always about a far-flung destination. Along the way, you'll learn how to "decode" any city as a true traveling photographer.
Ready to explore more exotic locales? Check out The Traveling Photographer: Hong Kong.
- Thinking like a photographer while traveling
- Choosing gear wisely
- Balancing travel with photography
- Taking time to craft an image
- Being a chameleon
- Meeting people
- Managing photos from a trip