Everyone loves a good gear post and as I find myself waiting patiently for the Rapid Express to Takenami station (武並) I thought I’d break down what I’m carrying with me on my Nakasendō walk from Takenami to Mitake (御嵩町) today.
The Panasonic Lumix S5 and Why it’s the Perfect Camera for Me Right Now
Over the past year the LUMIX S5 has become a vital part of my day-to-day life and this is why I like it.
Photography: New Camera, Old Lens = Less Friction
Photo above: testing the limits of the Lumix S5 (not very scientifically). Years ago I read Marie Kondo’s book on decluttering and it instantly resonated. Possessions can be stressful. The wrong ones waste valuable time, space, and/or money so I’m wary of adding to what I already have – books being the only exception. I…
Photography: Camera Gear for Hikes and Bicycle Rides
13th October, 2021I’ve since updated my camera to a Panasonic LUMIX S5. You can read about it here. I previously wrote about the camera gear I use when bike packing here but since the outdoor activities I do in Japan have changed over the last couple of years I thought it might be a good…
Cycling: Curve GXR – One Year Review
It’s almost a year since I bought the Curve GXR and it’s fair to say that it has become my main bicycle. I use it for pretty much everything