How do you carry your camera in an exciting environment like the Himalayas where you want to be ready to shoot? Around your neck? Hanging off the backpack? Slung over your shoulder? Let’s talk to some of the trek participants and find out what solutions they came up with. Also: get ready for the t-shirt giveaway contest – you can win one of twenty hand-embroidered Everest Trek t-shirts from Kathmandu in the next episode!
Most people seem to prefer 8 GB memory cards right now. Find out why Chris bought another ten 4GB cards, why a 50mm prime lens is a good idea even if you have a zoom lens that covers that focal length, how to carry your camera on a trek, more tips on portrait photography, why doesn’t the 5D Mark II take better pictures than a 400D and what happened to four and five stars? Also find out the true reason why some people think Chris sounds like he’s from Asia.
Remember the Photo Day with all the photographer interviews last summer? I’m still releasing the Photo Day videos every other week on Fridays (taking turns with the Everest Trek videos). The latest videos were the interview I shot with Ron Pepper on panorama photography.
During that interview Ron shot a panorama of the inside of the TWiT Cottage which is now online.
The higher you get, the drier it gets. At least on our trek that was clearly the case. Here are some strategies the trek group came up with to cope with the dust and make sure it wouldn’t affect the cameras too much.