Do you ever arrive at your destination and discover that you forgot to pack a toothbrush, deodorant, socks or anything else? Has that ever happened to you? It used to happen to me too, ALL the time. At most places you can buy stuff there. But what if you’re on an African safari? Or at a remote jungle lodge? Then you might not be able … Continue reading Two Easy Travel Hacks For Anyone Who Inevitably Forgets Stuff When They Pack!
I love taking photos and I take my DSLR on every trip I go on. I see a lot of women carrying DSLRs yet the camera bag industry is still very heavily catered towards men. That means masculine-looking, large, heavy bags and carrying cases. There are bags for women but the selection is very limited and it’s even worse for petite women. Before my trip … Continue reading How to Carry Your DSLR While Hiking, Trekking, and Traveling: For Women
After my experience in Vic Falls with my DSLR, I spent a lot of time to make sure I was prepared to protect my DSLR in Costa Rica. The main issue to be aware of there is humidity. The drastic change in temperature between your hostel/hotel room and outside, causes condensation. Condensation leads to mold and that’s really hard to get out of the camera … Continue reading Using Your DSLR in Humid Environments
I’m chasing the Earth’s waterfalls so I was ecstatic to visit the mighty Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe-Zambia border, last year. I underestimated the power of the spray at the falls and made a few mistakes: I didn’t have a water/protective cover for my DSLR I didn’t have a waterproof backpack Didn’t wear waterproof clothes/poncho ….so my camera and I were soaked. I quickly took … Continue reading Water Damage is Real: Death of a DSLR