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13 Aug Fujifilm gear pack for New York City

Source: Ian Macdonald Photography

Hello again!

In my last blog post I shared a photo essay of New York City from my recent trip.   In future posts we are going to look at many more photos of New York, but right now it is time to talk gear.  And,  by talk, I mean totally nerd out.

This post is part two of a five part series featuring photography from New York City:

Part One – Photographing New York City Part Two – My Fujifilm gear pack for photographing New York City Part Three – New York street photography Part Four – Grand Central Terminal and the Top of the Rock Part Five – The National September 11th Memorial and Museum

For many photographers the question of “what gear do I bring on a trip?” is the hardest one to answer.  For me, it all starts with pre-trip research.  Photography is a huge part of my travels, and I want to come back with a photo essay that lets me show the beauty of the places I visit, adds substance to my travel workshops and presentations, and provides content for several books that I am writing right now.

I will often start by sketching out a list of locations (and/or things) that I know I want to photograph.  For New York, that list included:

The New York City skyline from The Top of the Rock Grand Central Terminal Chinatown Freedom Tower and The National September 11th Memorial and Museum The Brooklyn Bridge The Manhattan skyline from DUMBO The Statue of

Fujifilm gear pack for New York City posted on Ian Macdonald Photography on .



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