Welcome to our first-ever list of the Ultimate Travel Essentials, a definitive guide to the travel products you need to ensure your next trip is a success. First stop, photo gear.
The following photo-centric gear collection has something for everyone, whether you’re a slightly above-average (or even below-average — hey, we’re not here to judge) smartphone shutterbug or a dedicated professional.
We tapped our resident photographers and photo editors to put bags, tripods, accessories, and cameras to the test. Ahead, their favorite photography essentials for every budget and skill level.
Check out the full line-up of 2017’s Ultimate Travel Essentials.