Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
One of the greatest joys in life is travel, and one of the greatest joys in travel is taking pictures. Whether you’re looking to populate an album with touristy shots of famous landmarks, or taking the time to compose artistic shots of eclectic locales, travel photography is one of the most exciting and rewarding areas of the hobby.
That’s not to say that shooting during a trip is always heavenly. Many travelers make the mistake of lugging around far more gear than they’ll ever need. By the middle of the trip it’s become too tedious and annoying. The excitement and joy has been bled from both photography, and the vacation. With an aching neck and a sense of lost opportunity, these overloaded travelers stow their camera bag in the hotel safe and spend the rest of the trip happy, but photographically unfulfilled.
So what’s the best way to avoid missing…
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