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Photography Gear for the Minimalist Traveler Enthusiast

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When traveling around the world, something worth a bit of planning is the camera gear you will bring with you. The ultimate goal is to find the right balance between usability, comfort, and tech performance. 


When you are exploring and living your adventures, you want to make sure that you have every piece of gear necessary to capture the moment. Sometimes the best shot it's just in front of our eyes. 


Here you can find a few suggestions that we think will be very useful to you:


Consider Everything. Keep Your Equipment Light


Keeping your equipment light is essential for you to move from one location to the other, board planes efficiently without having airline companies question your carry–on weight. 

Mirrorless and compact cameras are a great solution, and honestly, point-and-shoot cameras are more practical if you know you will get tired of carrying heavy equipment. 

If you still decide to use a heavier DSLR, consider choosing the right lenses to bring and keep it as minimal as possible. Only pack what you are willing to save on your travels; remember zoom lenses may be more convenient, but they will take more place and be heavier in your bag.


Get a Great Camera Backpack


Comfort, Security, and safekeeping are an essential factor when playing around with your gear. A quality backpack should be considered a top priority; remember, you will be carrying around your gear everywhere. 

There are many companies that design backpacks with the minimalist traveler in mind. They are designed with and equipped with anti-theft and laptop/camera protection. PacSafe is an excellent choice when it comes to backpack and camera bags.


Keep the Unnecessary Home


Overpacking is really easy, especially when it comes to what we consider essential. Remember, less in most cases, is more. A great rule of thumb is to pack only what you are really familiar with and know how to use it efficiently. You want to make sure you travel light and for safety reason unnoticed. Your due diligence and proper planning will give you more freedom, and it will make your travels more manageable and more enjoyable. 



This is the tools that we suggest:


Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II Digital Camera 20.1MP Full HD Wi-Fi LCD Touch

Great little Camera, fantastic for selfies and amazing to record video on the go


Nikon D7200 DX-format DSLR

Our go-to Camera when it comes to DSLR


Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II AF-S DX NIKKOR Zoom Lens

Versatile and compact


NIKON AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II Lens

Compact telephoto zoom that's great for action, people, and travel.


2 SanDisk Extreme Pro 128GB SDXC UHS-I Card

You will never have enough space to store your shoots.


Seagate Expansion 2TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Use it as a back up for all your shoots and videos; never lose anything


GoPro HERO6 Black

The only action camera you will ever need. HERO6 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without housing.


DJI Mavic Air, Arctic White

Air shoots are a must to capture amazing sceneries. DJI Mavic Air can be folded into the size of a smartphone and has a flight time of 21 minutes.

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