How 7 Travel Photographers Get Their Perfect Shot

Pete Halvorsen

Home base: Los Angeles
Favorite camera: I switched over to the Leica systems four years ago and haven’t looked back. With the amount of traveling I was doing and the size of the cameras/lenses I had been carrying, I needed a change. Leica’s size and sharpness gave me the ability to streamline my workflow and not “look like a tourist photographer” while traveling in other countries. There is also a gravitas to shooting with a Leica — historic photographers paved the way — so shooting from them allows for a feeling of importance every time you raise it to your eye.   

While traveling through and airport, bus, train or just walking through a city, the ability to have your camera ready at all times is essential to capturing the moment. Sometimes that’s your point-and-shoot, sometimes it’s

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