Soon I’ll be leaving for a photography/holiday trip to Asia and I just wanted to do some gear writing. Because for me traveling with quality gear and with good preparations I will enjoy my adventures much more.

Here are some essential gear I’ll be carrying with me. With camera gear I try use as compact kit as possible, but sturdy and versatile enough that suits with my style of photography. Other gear that I mention are some of my favorites and things that I wouldn’t travel without.

Camera gear:
– Nikon D800e
– Nikon 16-35mm f/4 (Landscapes)
– Nikon 50mm f/1.4 (People, all-around)
– Tamron 70-300mm VC USD (Light weight telezoom for landscapes and wildlife)
* Filters: ND filters (3, 10 and 16-stops) and one ND-grad
* Hähnel remote control
* Hähnel Extreme batteries
* Hähnel Unipal Plus charger
* Lenspen cleaning kit
* Lexar & Eye-Fi memory cards (totally 5pcs of 32GB memory cards)
* Sirui M-3204 + K-20x (tripod & ball head)
* Lowepro ProTactic 450 AW backpack
* Lowepro neck strap

Other essential gear:
– Mountain Hardwear Duffle 90L (water- and dirt resistant travel bag)
– Adidas trail running shoes (fast way to find locations is to do trail running)
– Columbia outerwear
– Suunto Ambit 3 Peak
– iPhone 5s + Lifeproof case
– iPad (backups)
– Oakley sunglasses
– UKPro Gear Box (Protection for all the small breakable things)
– Books (Lately I’ve been reading adventure and running books)