Chapter 6. Managing your Gear, and your Photos, on the Road

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Don’t forget to shoot pictures of the people you’re with, especially any guides you use. This photo of a mountain guide who was helping Reed Hoffmann and his group was taken in the Patagonia region near Bariloche, Argentina. Hoffmann underexposed the scene to get a rich blue sky. (Photo by Reed Hoffmann)

Digital photography has opened up new possibilities for the travel photographer. Eliminating film from the equation has meant lighter travel bags, fewer worries about such hazards as heat or airport x-rays, and greater freedom to adapt to changing photographic conditions.

But while digital ...

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