Before you go on a trip, you have to plan. Before setting out on a trip, photographers in particular often rack their brains about what to pack, what to look out for when it comes to transport, or how to charge their batteries far away from civilisation.
After the question of the perfect travel destination for photographers has been clarified, it is now time to deal with the other travel details. It is important to anticipate that the planning always depends on the travel destination and your own type of photography.
Which camera is the best for travel?
The best camera is the one you have at hand - this saying no longer applies in the context of a trip. In general, the camera for the holidays robust, reliable and versatile be. Also, it shouldn't weigh too much. The latter doesn't count if you're going on a safari, for example, and long telephoto lenses are indispensable for photographing the flora and fauna.
What is ultimately the ideal camera for the planned trip is up to you. More and more are proving to be particularly practical mirrorless system cameras with interchangeable zoom lenses These cover a wide range of focal lengths and at the same time are not particularly significant.
The energy supply when travelling
Depending on the camera used, you need one or multiple batteries during the day. The further away you are from civilization and thus reliable power supply, the more important it is to have severalreplacement batteries to bring. If there is an opportunity to charge empty batteries in the evening, fewer replacement batteries will suffice. In order to be able to react in emergencies, it is always advisable to take one with you big power bank . Alternatively offer solar cells that can be attached to a backpack, for example. Before you leave you should definitely find out about the type of sockets used inform at the destination. It may need one adapter . This is best used in conjunction with a small multiple plug.
Safely store images while traveling
memory cards with large capacity always prove to be an advantage when traveling. Ideally, a 64GB or 128GB card is enough to store the entire trip on it. If several memory cards are used and they have to be changed accordingly, it is advisable to store the cards that are not currently in use in a safe lockable case to keep. Nothing is more annoying than losing a full memory card with all the photos from a trip. In the best-case scenario, the pictures will be brought back with you during the trip external hard drive , on a computer or in the cloud saved .
The tripod is stable and yet lightt
For landscape photography, long exposures, self-portraits and much more is a Tripod indispensable . Since the weight restrictions are strict, especially on flights, and nobody wants to carry extra weight around with them, it is advisable to use one travel tripod . Such a unites one light weight with a minimum pack size . If even that is too heavy and bulky for you, you can use a so-called tripod for occasional shots mini tripod grasp.
What applies to photographing buildings and people in Germany sometimes does not apply in the travel destination. If you want to save yourself unnecessary trouble, find out more about applicable laws , but also about the rules of conduct in the chosen holiday destination are valid. Respectful behavior towards the host country must always take precedence over one's own photographic goals. Photographers have to be particularly careful at border crossings, military installations, government buildings, banks or even religious sites. Here you not only quickly make a mistake, but in the worst case you can even be prosecuted.