Category Archives: Gear

Guide to Outdoor Seasonal Photo Wardrobe (Mid-weight – Fall)

Part 3 of a 5 part guide to technical outdoor clothing and clothing systems for photographing in the great outdoors! Make sure to read and refer to Part 1, Summer and Part 2, Late Spring/Early Fall. I’ll go in to less detail on things I’ve already covered in previous parts.  FYI, Part 1 has a key for common abbreviations. Now on to FALL!

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Guide to Outdoor Seasonal Photo Wardrobe (Late Spring/Early Fall)

Warm to hot weather photo hiking gear

Part 2 of a 5 part guide to technical outdoor clothing and clothing systems for photographing in the great outdoors! Make sure to read and refer to Part 1, Guide to Outdoor Seasonal Photo Wardrobe (Summer). I’m going to go in to less detail on things already covered and part one also has a key for common abbreviations. Now lets get started!

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Guide to Outdoor Seasonal Photo Wardrobe (Summer)

This is late Spring gear on mildly cool and windy morning.
photo by Jon Fuller

This will be a 5 part guide to technical outdoor clothing and clothing systems for photographing in the great outdoors and maybe some theory behind them too. I generally wear Patagonia, but I will try and talk generally so this should apply to any good outdoor clothing but will also talk about Patagonia specifically because that’s what I know the best and tend to ware most.

Note: this is based on East Tennessee seasons, so adjust to your local climate/seasonal pattern. I did put temperatures with each season, but you’ll have to make the jump to the full story to see them. They made the titles too long otherwise. 🙂

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Gerber’s new Steady multitool has a tabletop tripod

This could be handy on a hike. I could see setting up a off camera flash on it if you are into lighting a “moment” in the woods. Maybe a mushroom or flower? Gerber Multitool
Or if you didn’t bring the big guns, just supporting a point and shoot as they probably intended is fine too. 🙂

The tool has a bunch of other implements in it too with a knife and 12 other tools, so it would be a great camping companion also. The Steady will ship in 2012 sometime and will cost $65.