Bags, Cameras, and Lenses! Oh My!
The past few months I have received several questions about my photo gear. What camera do you use? What lenses do you have in your bag? To answer these questions, I have decided to create a new post and share my tools of the trade. Additionally, it is a great way to market the brands that I use as a travel photographer.
My Canon EOS 7D is my front line camera and I utilize my T1i as a backup. I know other travel photographers use higher end cameras but my cameras get the job done for my needs.
I utilize both the Canon EFS 10-22 mm and the Canon EFS 18-200 mm lenses for my travel photography. The wide angle lens (EFS 10-22 mm) is my work horse. I take pictures of many European cities and this lense helps me get as much in the picture as possible.
My MeFOTO tripod is both durable and light weight. I am absolutely satisfied with this tripod. The maximum height is 61.6 inches and the maximum weight is 17.6 lbs (camera weight). What I really like about this tripod is that it will fold to a manageable length of 15.4 inches. In addition, the tripod converts into a monopod which is useful for action photos and video.
When my larger tripod is just not doable, I turn to my Manfrotto mini tripod. This little gadget has worked wonders for me the past few months. I highly recommend having one of these in your photo bag.
I am sure over the next few years my camera will change along with my lenses, but for now, this is the equipment I use for my travel photography. Any feedback or recommendations on equipment you use and why you think it works for you is more than welcome. Enjoy!
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