August 5th I am headed to Iceland with McKay Photography Academy – below is my in-progress packing list. Note – While it is to late to join us in Iceland there is still one spot available for next jan/feb trip to New Zealand – join us in New Zealand for what I am sure will be an amazing trip!


Camera Gear

Think Tank Airport Takeoff Rolling Backpack –

Not loaded with Iceland gear
Not loaded with Iceland gear


Sony a7 R II –

Canon 5DS R –

Olympus Tough 860 – (interested in time lapse mode and having a waterproof camera)

Lenses & Adapters –

I plan to use most of my Canon lenses on the Sony via Metabones adapter.
Sony 28mm prime f/2 (49mm) –

Sony 16mm Fisheye Conversion Lens for FE 28mm f/2 Lens –

Metabones Canon EF Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Lens Mount Adapter Mark IV –

Canon 24-70 f/2.8 (82mm) –

Canon 70-200 f/2.8 (77mm) –

Canon 16-35 F/4 IS (77mm) –


Lee Filters System
LEE Filters Adapter Ring – 82mm – for Wide Angle Lenses
LEE Filters Adapter Ring – 77mm – for Wide Angle Lenses
LEE Filters Foundation Kit (Standard 4×4″, 4×6″ Filter Holder)
LEE Filters 100 x 100mm Big Stopper 3.0 Neutral Density Filter
LEE Filters 100 x 100mm Little Stopper 1.8 Neutral Density Filter 150

CPL filters – 77 and 82 sizes.

Feisol Tripod – My Review

Arca SwissFotga Universal Quick Release Plate L Bracket

Pedco Mini Tripod-

Audio capture –

Zoom H4n with two wired Lav Mics for vlog and guests on vlog (more about audio) NEVER USED (Smart Lav did all the work)

What I would love to take – The new(ish) Rode Wireless Lav system 


LG G4 – Still enjoying the easy manual control of my phone camera! (my review)

Rode Lav + – (better vlog audio)



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