My Traveling Arsenal Tips + Tricks | For Photographers


Hi sweet friends!  I’ve had a few photographer’s reach out to me and about what I use to photograph when I’m traveling and so I thought that before I share all of my gorgeous California landscapes and shoots with you, I would do a “what’s in my bag” travel edition!  Keep in mind, I’m not an expert by any means, but on this trip these are the things that have worked best for me!

In general, I shoot a ton with my 85mm and my 35mm so those are musts!  I also traveled with my Ona bag which is the for travel… It holds all of my equipment plus my computer and its charging card… For the record, my bag was definitely ready to overflow a little bit, but that’s totally okay.  It held up quite well!

So here’s a complete list of what I had in my bag at it’s maximum filled time:

Nikon D700

85mm 1.8

35mm 1.4

50 mm 1.4

4 Rolls Ektar Kodak Film

35mm film camera + 50mm 1.4 lens

MacBook Pro + Charger

Pelican Memory Card Case

Extra batteries

Happy Tuesday, friends! I can’t wait to share more with you!


January 13, 2015

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  1. Dani says:

    Yay for traveling photogs!! You look like youa re having such a great time in Cali!!

  2. Emily says:

    Woohoo! Gotta love those primes! :)

  3. Brea says:

    I adore your bag. Want!!!

  4. Renee says:

    I cannot live without this bag! it’s the mary poppins bag of all camera bags! so glad you are having fun!

  5. Brooke says:

    I can’t wait to see the rest! Great bag!!

  6. Kate Ann says:

    Primes are the best!! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Yay for brining film! I can’t wait to see it!

  8. Kat says:

    I visited California for the first time this Fall and was thrilled with the different landscapes and unique light! Looking forward to seeing more!

  9. tPoz says:

    great choices for traveling pix! Can’t wait to see the Cali pix!

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