Ingredients 1 or more camera(s) 1 or more lens(es) 1 or more fully charged battery(ies) 1 or more memory cards/films 1 laptop or other backup medium 1 or more power adapter(s) 1 card reader or cable for image upload 1 or more places to stay 1 or more reliable guide(s) depending on destination 1 or more camera bag(s)/backpack comfortable clothes for all possible weather conditions food & beverages well planned logistics and accommodations visas and permits if necessary maps/GPS for navigation well considered security preparations and backup plan plan B if plan A cannot go through emergency plan passion, inspiration & a high spirit Method Listen to your heart when deciding on the destination of your photo adventure; the park in your town, your grandmother’s garden, the beaches of Hawaii or the African savanna, no matter how close to home or how far away, follow the choice of the heart. Take all technical ingredients, check them, clean them and decide on the cameras and lenses depending on the destination and subject. When you made your choice put the technical equipment in the camera bag or backpack. Add the environmental ingredients. Make sure that everything is organized and set in a way that you are safe and comfortable. Finish with putting the cherry on the cake; the ingredients passion, inspiration and high spirit.