Being Prepared

Being Prepared For Your Tour or Workshop

From first time visitor to an experienced photographer, your professionally certified and first aid trained guide will help you plan your unforgettable photography adventure here in the Canadian Rockies. To help you feel prepared for your photography tour and make the most of this unrivaled experience we've put together a helpful list of items:

  • Hiking boots
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Headlamp/flashlight
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal items & medication
  • Warm clothes (be prepared with clothes to keep you at least 10 degrees colder than forecasted)

From the glorious sun's rays on the snow capped peaks to the cool summer nights breeze across the emerald green lakes, you can experience all four seasons in a day here in the Canadian Rockies. Focus on capturing those memories with your travel photography and be prepared with your seasonal clothing:

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Fleece
  • Thermal
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Long Pants
  • Shorts

  Finally, in order to capture the majestic natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies, you will need your camera equipment! Your Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures guide will discuss your equipment as you build your itinerary together but listed below are some essential travel photography accessories to get you started. If you need to pick up some gear, no problem! Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures preferred partner, The Camera Store in Calgary can help you get what you need. 

  • Sturdy tripod
  • Filters - UV filter, neutral density filter, graduated neutral density filter, polarizing filter
  • Camera release trigger
  • Extra memory cards
  • Lens cloth and spray
  • Camera manual
  • The Rocket Blaster  (for blowing off dust and water from your lens)
  • Extra Batteries
  • Battery charger
  • ‚ÄčLaptop for backing up and processing your images
Photography tours and workshops in Banff with Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures