How does this professional photographer safely travel with all his photo gear?


posted Friday, March 9, 2018 at 4:30 PM EDT


If you're like professional photographer Morten Hilmer, you have a lot of gear to carry. Even if you're not a pro, a camera body, some lenses and other gear adds up quickly. If you're traveling, every bit of weight matters. How does someone like Hilmer travel with over 40 pounds of camera equipment?

In a new video, Hilmer discusses traveling with camera gear and specifically, how to travel with your gear as a carry-on. After all, if you're traveling by air, bus or train, you don't want to lose sight of your precious cargo. As someone who has lost luggage before, I never want to check any of my camera gear. I can risk some clothing, but I won't risk my camera equipment.

Some airlines have strict limits for the weight of your carry-on luggage, but Hilmer has some creative tips and tricks to help you ensure that you can carry all your gear on the plane and arrive at your destination with your gear safe and sound. Check his tips out in the video below.

(Via Morten Hilmer