New York City has changed the way I carry my gear. And the gear I carry.
When I was in LA, carrying a heavy bag and tossing it into a car on the way to a new destination, was no big deal.
In NYC, the gear is with me for the long haul. All dang day.
The beauty of the streets here also demands that I have a nice, small, discreet camera, ready at all times.
So there is the full frame DSLR, with glass in a backpack, and a smaller street camera stashed in that bag?
No, I want to have that smaller camera ready at hand.
And I don’t want to depend on my smartphone. I like RAW.
Let’s talk about how that happens.
The folks at Miggo came up with a great solution so while using my backpack, my camera is always at hand.
They have designed 3 bags that protect your gear, while keeping it at the ready. The Agua
Using the smallest version, I keep a Fuji 100T at my side, by my hand. With the backpack on, I add the incredibly light diagonal strap bag to the setup. Did you notice that the flat bottom lets the bag sit upright on a table? Cool, right?
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