13. WHAT DO YOU REALLY NEED?

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THERE ARE TWO distinct schools of thought when it comes to gear for travel photography: Travel Light and Bring Literally Everything You Own. Traditionally, I belong to the first group, for reasons that will become clear shortly, but there are a few specific occasions when it makes sense to bring a ton of equipment . . .

The More, the Merrier

Photographers on assignment often have massive gear requirements. If you’re planning an extensive journey with complicated or highly specific shoots, then it makes sense to pack a lot of gear. A friend of mine recently traveled to the Bahamas for a multiday resort and island photo ...

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