Upcoming Adventure With A Ton Of Gear To Test

Most of you will probably have figured out by now that I enjoy testing out new photography gear and sharing my experiences.  One thing that I really wanted to do when I started Shutter Muse was to approach gear reviews in a different way to a lot of other people.  I want to make sure that when I’m testing things, I’m out shooting photos in real world situations, not just in or around a studio.  Reviews like the Canon 200-400 one have proven to me that this is something people want to see since this is the #1 search result …

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Packing For a Photography trip to Cambodia

Every trip and destination has its own specific requirements in terms of camera and personal gear. On this particular trip I’m going to be doing a lot of traveling around once I get to my destination. I’ll be using trains, Tuk Tuks, speedboats and 4×4 jeeps among other things so it’s imperative that I pack lightly so my luggage doesn’t adversely affect the trip. My goal with this trip was to pack just one carry on bag with all my camera and computer gear, and one checked bag with support gear and clothing. For the checked bag I chose the awesome Arcteryx Covert case which works very well for this style of trip since it’s rugged but also keeps a low profile. I don’t want anyone to take a second look at my bags and start wondering what’s in them. It has stow-able shoulder straps if you have to pack it on your back short distances and it has handles on nearly every side for slinging it around in and out of buses, jeeps and boats.