8 travel photography hacks for keeping your gear light and wallet fat

by Gannon Burgett

posted Monday, December 29, 2014 at 1:57 PM EDT


Brendan van Son is a travel photographer who has trekked across the globe, camera in hand, to capture and share some of Earth’s most beautiful locations.

Today, in this 13-minute video, he shares 8 travel photography hacks that will not only shrink your budget for shooting while on-the-go, but also make your bag more versatile than other capital-heavy options may suggest.

Throughout the video van Son shares the reason behind each of these hacks, explaining why when traveling, convenience can often outweigh perfection. Thus, he refrains from making any claims that these are going to result in pixel-perfect images.

Whether you have a short trip on your New Years resolution list or just want to escape sometime this year, these eight tips are something you’re going to want to keep in mind.

(via SLR Lounge)