Shifting Gear

A Traveler's Tale

Gulf of Papua A processed seascape taken with a Pentax WG -3 GPS

For quite a long while now,  I have been a DSLR-toting traveller, dragging heavy photography gear in my trips to often harsh and unfriendly environments and for assignments often unrelated to photography.

Pangalay Dance Practice Shot: The “Pangalay Dance” of the Tausug Tribe of Mindanao shot and processed using an iPhone.

My regular work does not require serious photography.  In fact, carrying a professional photography gear in my travels creates security issues and inconveniences at the very least.  For example, I couldn’t walk around downtown Port Moresby with my  Nikon DSLR dangling from my body unless I am ready to expose my own neck to robbers for it.  I couldn’t bring out my Nikon and its long lens from the car in conflict-affected zones of Mindanao unless I’m pretty sure that the rebels who mix with the ordinary folks won’t shoot me…

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