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Become Better Photographer: Camera Bag Essentials with David Bergman

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*For more information visit AdoramaTV YT page, and of course you can keep up with David on Instagram and Twitter @DavidBergman. LATEST UPDATE: David opened up new IGTV episodes where you can ask him questions live! find out more at http://www.AskDavidBergman.com

Today’s episode is dedicated to planning for the worst possible shoot location that you as a photographer might encounter. With photographer David Bergman and Adorama TV we will explore what essentials you must have in your camera bag at all times. And we are not talking about obvious things like cameras, lenses, charges and batteries – those go in your bag without saying. Mr. Bergman will share a few little perks you might have forgotten to take:

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“The first one is earplugs. Even if you  don’t shoot a lot of concerts like I do  you might find yourself shooting in a  factory or some other loud environment,  and hearing protection will be vitally  important.”

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“The next thing is a tiny  screwdriver. You can pick these up in  almost any drugstore because they’re  made for fixing glasses but they happen  to be the same exact size as those  little screws inside most camera lens  mounts.  You never know when you’ll need  to do a little quick tightening job!”

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“You  should also throw a Sharpie in your bag. It never hurts to have a marker with you  to write with but as an added bonus you  can wrap some gaffers tape around it.  There are a lot of uses for gaffers tape,  and I addressed it in another episode.”

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“Make  sure you have a blower and a cleaning  cloth with you these are great for quick  cleanups when you’re on location.” 

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“I also  like to throw a small bungee cord in my  bag. It’s good when I need to strap a  tripod to the side of a roller but also  if I want to hang my camera bag from a  railing, if the ground is really wet or  dirty.”

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“I also like to throw a small  flashlight in my bag. I know all of our  phones have flashlights now but it’s  nice to have a separate one, so it  doesn’t drain my phone battery when I  need it. Not only will the flashlights  help you see in the dark but you can use  it in a pinch to help focus on your  subjects or even light them up when you  need to.”

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“It’s a good idea to keep a small  sandwich bag and a large garbage bag  with you as well. These are waterproof,  and if you get caught in the rain,  you  can always put your camera inside the  small bag and your entire camera bag  inside the large garbage bag to keep  everything dry.”

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“Of course this isn’t a  complete list, and there are some more  obvious things you should always have  with you like business cards, a phone  charger. extra batteries and memory cards.  first-aid supplies. mints and some cash, etc. Hopefully you’ll never need any of those  things but you’ll have peace of mind  knowing you have them and can handle any  situation.”

 

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