First published in Wilderlife.nz with a few alterations.
The last thing you want to worry about when you’re lugging yourself and a heavy pack around the mountains is a wildly dangling camera. Anthony Behrens may have found a solution.
Backcountry photography is really hard on camera gear in New Zealand. The country that has the best scenery is also the most rugged. Mountains literally attract bad weather and that bad weather contains lots of water, dust and general filth.
When I got my first job as a newspaper designer, the bromide room was a refuge from the non-stop sausage factory that the art department often was. This blog is a nod to the value of taking some time away from the drawing board to just take a breather. True, the air was full of toxic fumes, but the conversation was usually good.