backpacking photography

The Ideal Photography Gear for Your Thru-Hike: 8 Factors

The Ideal Photography Gear for Your Thru-Hike: 8 Factors

If, like us, you intend to give priority to photography during your thru-hike, there are a few question to ask yourself before taking the plunge and buying expensive gear. Reflex...

Nov 8, 2017 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
The First 500: A collection of photographs from the PCT

The First 500: A collection of photographs from the PCT

Today marks my two-month trailiversarry and, being only 566 miles in, it's safe to say I'm taking my sweet time. Sure I've knocked out a few 20 mile days here...

Jun 13, 2017 : Reptar
A Photographic Journey of the Colorado Trail

A Photographic Journey of the Colorado Trail

On August 2, 2016, I stepped off the plane at Denver International Airport wearing trail runners, a new pack, and a giant sunhat. I was about to start hiking the Colorado Trail....

Nov 20, 2016 : Kat Ignatova
THRUHIKE: A Photographic Journey on the Appalachian Trail (Part 1)

THRUHIKE: A Photographic Journey on the Appalachian Trail (Part 1)

About Max "Bear Bag" Mishkin and Mishkin Photography In 2014, I quit my job. I had worked in political and legal organizing for a few years and I had planned...

Nov 6, 2016 : Max Mishkin
Reptar’s Thru Hike Gallery

Reptar’s Thru Hike Gallery

From the lowest valleys to the highest peaks, the Appalachian mountain range is a thing of beauty and splendor. Formed roughly 480 million years ago it is thought by scientists...

Mar 10, 2016 : Reptar
Nice View? Put the Camera Away!

Nice View? Put the Camera Away!

I took 3,938 photos during my thru-hike. Add to that the 1,161 photos taken by my brother and erstwhile hiking companion, and the many hundreds of photos taken by friends...

Jan 31, 2016 : Connor Adams
With Nerves Building and the Anticipation Rising, the Countdown is Soon to be Over

With Nerves Building and the Anticipation Rising, the Countdown is Soon to be Over

I've been away for a while... So with only 1 month and 25 days till I arrive in Amicalola Falls State Park, I've been busting my ass getting prepped, shaving...

Jan 4, 2016 : Aaron Ibey
From One Trail to the Next…

From One Trail to the Next…

The time between, what to do? After completing the AT, I’ve had a lot of support from friends & family congratulating me on my thruhike along with the work I’ve been...

Dec 2, 2015 : Nick Clicks
Product Review – Aukey 3 in 1 Clip-on Cell Phone Camera Lens Kit

Product Review – Aukey 3 in 1 Clip-on Cell Phone Camera Lens Kit

I have been giving consideration to the camera setup I want to use when out on the trail. I haven't actually owned a dedicated camera in years (likely 15-20 years...

Nov 29, 2015 : James Scott
Following My Own Path…Literally.

Following My Own Path…Literally.

How it Began... I remember the first time I said out loud "I'm going the hike the Appalachian Trail", I was sitting in my photography class, flipping through a Ansel...

Nov 25, 2015 : Aaron Ibey