Packing a Porteen Gear Bag for Traveling The most popular questions I answer are “How much gear can I fit into each size camera bag?” I thought I would offer some packing suggestions. These are combinations that I would carry when traveling or going on a shoot.
How the passion of travel photography turned into a full time business. It all started with a hired trip to Israel to capture the essence of the country and the old city of Jerusalem. I carried the typical black nylon camera bag that announced the fact that I had a valuable camera on my person. There were some areas of the city and countryside where I felt I should be a little more discreet with my camera gear. So I packed a plain duffle bag with a hotel towel wrapped around my expensive camera and lenses. I was worried about dropping the bag or knocking it up against a wall and damaging my gear, but I would rather have the plain duffle that have a typical looking, labeled camera bag. When I returned home from that trip, I turned in my photography and was laid off by the company that …
Min·i·mal·ism (noun) : a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. The minimalist bag is sleek, clean and simple with black and creme leather, creme tweed, black waxed canvas and an asphalt linen interior. This is the little black dress of camera bags.
We’re in! I am happy to announce that Porteen Gear is seen in the August issue of British Vogue! I would like to extend a warm welcome to our new visitors and encourage those to visit the Porteen Gear store. There are two places you can visit to get your Porteen Gear bag. To start building your own custom bag, visit: The Porteen Gear Bag Builder.