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M Lightweight Backcountry Professional Photography

by Anatoly Ivanov

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Article Summary:

Spare the knees, preserve energy, move faster, go longer distances, and just enjoy the experience. The advantages of a lightweight backpacking philosophy to the recreational backpacker are obvious. An outdoor photographer also wears a pack, but he faces the imperatives of professional photography. How can a professional photographer adapt the principles and techniques of lightweight backpacking to his job? Few photographers have published their answers - here are mine.


  • Introduction
  • 40 kilos! There must be a better way
  • Drastic pack weight reduction
  • Professional photography in the backcountry, lightweight style
  • Camera
  • Lenses & Filters
  • Storage
  • Battery
  • Tripod
  • Complete photography kit - 7.3 kg
    • TABLE: Complete outdoor photography kit for "normal" mode

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