Reader Poll: Your Top Five Accessories/Gear
I spent twelve years in comedy doing an interactive stage act, so believe me when I say I know the dread that fills yer wee heart when I tell you I need some volunteers for this next trick.
I’m all about spreading the love and sharing the knowledge. And you folks have plenty of both. So, time for a reader’s poll.
You’re travelling, and apart from camera, lenses, cards/card reader, batteries, laptop – what are the 5 accessories/pieces of gear you dread travelling and/or shooting without.
This is your chance to give a shout-out to that favoured piece of gear, or the new thing-with-which-your-photographic -life-is-not-worth-living.
On a related note, Scott Kelby’s Gonzo Gear Guide is now out and available for your free viewing pleasure. Follow the links HERE
While we’re talking about gear – I’ve had a bit of a fixation lately on bomb-proof travel gear. Perhaps you’ve picked up on that. Mostly it’s due to me being at the immediate threshold of my busy time and heading back out on assignment. I hate spending money on junk; I can’t afford it. I’d rather spend $100 once than $50 three times. My search for truly mighty travel clothes has led me to FILSON (link HERE) and while much of their stuff is a little too "great white hunter" for me, they have some great clothes that photographers would love – strong fabrics, pockets to lose yourself in, and a catalogue with some great photographs. Check out the Antique Cloth Ranier Pants. I could live in these. I bought two pairs in Seattle this weekend and I’m in love with them already.
Reminder – reader poll: 5 pieces of gear. Comments are open.