Whether you are a fan of landscapes, a trekking enthusiast or simply someone who likes to wander into the wild, going trekking is a wonderful and enriching experience. Photography while trekking can be a tricky affair. So, before you pack your bags and set off into the wilderness, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Before you start
- Plan your location and watch the weather
- Get a good photography kit bag ideal for trekking
- Keep the cleaning kit handy.
- Water and dust repellent cover for the camera
- Charge your battery & carry extra batteries
- Carry sufficient memory cards
- Tripod to place your camera for long exposure shots.
Lenses to use
- Use good telephoto lens for wild life
- 18-55mm lens to shoot normal photography
- Use wide angle for landscapes
What to do while trekking
- Keep the camera inside your bag while changing the lens.
- Ensure that your equipment is kept dry & away from water.
- If it rains wipe your camera with a dry cloth before placing it inside the bag to void moisture.
- Wash your tripod with normal water to remove any dirt.
- Clean the camera and lens thoroughly.
- Keep your camera in a dehumidifier box(dry cabinet).