Packing for a Road Trip on Another Continent

When you’re planning a road trip for over a month in a small sedan that’s likely to break down you have to pack carefully. We have fragile camera equipment, tools and of course clothes to worry about. We think we have a pretty solid strategy so far. Here’s what we’ve come up with:

Gear: Choosing a Camera

Now that I’ve got my backpack figured out, I need to find a camera. Here are my basic requirements: Compact and easy to carry Lightweight Interchangeable lenses APS-C or larger sensor Shoots 24p video Shoots RAW Quick and accurate autofocus GPS capable

Gear: Choosing a Backpack

I found several bags I liked at REI and had pretty much decided on a North Face commuter style bag, but then an employee asked me if I needed any help. I told him I was looking for a backpack. And then came the question: “What are you going to use it for?” I think […]