Camera kit I use for landscape photography

A long exposure of a moody and dramatic sunset at Hope Cove in South Devon

I often get asked what kit I use for shooting different photographic subjects, and one that comes up regularly is landscape gear. For this type of photography I like to keep things as light as possible because there’s often a lot of walking involved. And if I’m camping as well as hiking, I even take less kit with me – just the bare essentials. Below you’ll see my most essential kit, which is minimal to say the least. But why carry what you don’t need?

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Canon Mirror Lens 5200mm 1:14

Canon Mirror Lens 5200mmThe Canon Mirror Lens 5200mm 1:14 is the world’s largest SLR lens. It can focus on objects between 18-32 miles away, and has has a minimum focusing distance of 120m. It weighs 100kg without its stand, so it’s not the easiest lens to carry around.

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Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Canon has announced the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM, a new wide angle L-series lens designed for professional photographers. The successor to the legendary EF 35mm f/1.4L USM, the lens is the world’s first to feature Canon’s newly developed Blue Spectrum Refractive optics (BR optics) – ensuring sensational image quality across a diverse range of scenes – from news and sports scenes to weddings.

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AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR

AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VRNikon has unveiled a brand new ‘big zoom’ and introduces a whole new level of super-telephoto versatility. Packed with the latest lens technologies, the AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR offers incredible reach.

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AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED

AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G EDNikon has extended the all-new AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED. Lighter and more compact than its brother, this fast FX-format lens captures dynamic and immersive images. Find out more about this new lens here…

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