Professional Gear Tips for the Traveling Photographer

I am always looking for new ways to save space or weight in my baggage, or to ease the challenges I face with my camera gear. I am sure many of you are just like me, so I put together this list of “Gear Tips,” in hopes that some of these tips may prove helpful. None of the photos accompanying this post would have been possible without one or more of the items listed below. Gear Tips I travel with camera battery chargers that are smaller and lighter than the chargers that came with my cameras. I bought my chargers on Amazon, and typically take three with me when I travel. My Fuji cameras go through batteries quickly.  (Check out my earlier post on packing extras when you travel.) I usually include a small international surge protector power strip in my suitcase. The power strip turns one electrical outlet into three, which is of particular importance when there is only one or two outlets available in a room I am sharing with a roommate, and we both have lots of batteries, cellphones and laptops or tablets to charge. (If you are traveling internationally, it may still be necessary to use an adapter to plug the power strip into […]