Recently, I’ve been reducing and minimizing my equipment to make things easier to maintain and lighter to carry. With mirrorless cameras these days, weight is less of a worry. Which also removes stress from what bag to use!
Here’s a list of gear that’s either my actual bag, or in my bag almost 100% of the time!
Manfrotto MB MS-BP-IGR Medium
Billingham Hadley Pro
35mm F1.4 Manual focus lens
18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS
55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS
5 x batteries + charger
SunwayFoto L plate
Gitzo GT1542 tripod
Benro TSL08C tripod ballhead
8 x Sandisk 32GB SD cards
Amaran AL-M9 pocket light + filters
Gobe filters (UV, CPL, 10 Stop ND)
Dell XPS 13″ + charger
LaCie Porsche 500GB external SSD
Mophie Powerstation PD XL
Cables (Micro USB, USB-C, Lightning)
Tools & Accessories
Hat & gloves
There you have it. It’s all pretty lightweight and each serves a function. I’ve tried to reduce as much as I can while maintaining everything I may need while taking photographs or working remotely.
I’m slowly transitioning to editing on the iPad with Lightroom CC. It means I can leave the 13” Dell XPS at home and travel lighter.