When the FED Team hits a city, we like to travel light and be able to move around fast. Our goal is to carry minimal equipment and fit in like a local. We often need to shoot in a combination of lighting scenarios, from dimly lit bars and restaurants to bright city streets. Here are recommendations from the FEDitors for an on-the-go day pack.
Jack Spade Messenger
Just enough space for all the gear and small enough that you won't pack too much. It's also city enough that you may not be pegged as a tourist.
$198 | BUY
Figue's Tuk Tuk Tote
These totes are handmade in India for Figue and they are great for carrying gear without compromising style.
$595 - $795 | BUY
Nikon's full-frame DSLR camera is very similar in features to the D810, but in a smaller package. The built-in Wi-Fi means it is easy to transfer images from camera to phone for high-quality Instagramming on the go.
$1,996.95 | BUY
The Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8 is a bulky lens, but is perfect for capturing a range of photographs from cityscapes to action across the street to museum artwork, and the newest version of this lens has image stabilization.
$2,372.98 | BUY
One Year of White Pages
Twelve individual notebooks ideal for planning a trip and keeping track of things when you're there.
$41 | BUY
Kaweco Sports Pen
This small and stylish pen is perfect for travel writing -- compact when capped, but comfortable when posted.
~$22 | BUY
If you bring a knife, checking a bag becomes a necessity to and from your destination. But opportunities do await when discovering food markets and shops -- slice up some saucission sec and hack off a hunk of local cheese.
~$12 | BUY
Bones on the go -- perfect for entertainment in your Airbnb, hotel lobby, cafe, or bar. The nice thing about travel dominoes is the range of games that can be played, from All Fives to Texas 42.
$5.99 | BUY
Pass the Pigs
Based on the dice game Pig, Pass the Pigs is the travel version. No counting or complex strategy required, just win points for landing Razorbacks, Trotters, Snouters, Leaning Jowlers until Pigging Out.
$16.99 | BUY