The list author says: "Although I try to carry less on my job, I still have to carry backup equipment and supporting gears, which really isn't my favorite part of what I do. So when I go out on a vacation or want to take pictures leisurely, I try to do more by carrying less so that my gears don't bog me down. That way I can concentrate on having fun and enjoying photography instead of having to manage my equipment."
"Yep, not the D700, not the D300, and obviously I wouldn't want to carry the D3s on a vacation. The D90 is superior in the weight department but still captures awesome clean images. This camera has the essence of Nikon all packed in a tiny and lightweight package."
"lightweight, compact, awesome field of view about 50mm FF equivalence... PLUS an amazing minimum focus distance makes this the perfect companion with the D90. Best used for a quick snap on my food when I travel."
"The only 1 zoom lens I carry when I travel. There are times when I question why I carry it, but time after time this lens proves to be simply awesome to have when you need the amazing zoom. It doesn't replace any of my primes, but it is indeed a winner in its own league."
"awesome shoulder bag to home all that I bring along. I try to limit myself to fit everything I bring in one bag and that's it - helps me keep the weight down and prevents me from overpacking. This bag can fit a couple lenses, a flash, a camera with lens mounted, and accessories"
"My absolutely favorite point and shoot camera. Don't let the small size fool you... this is a very poweful camera with the controls of a DSLR packed into it's tiny body in a smaller sensor. I love the physical controls, aspect ratio toggle, wide angle, and crazy minimum focus distance macro"
"Since I love the Panasonic LX3 so much, I bought the TS1 on my last Maui trip and it worked well taking videos and stills when I was snorkeling. It also survived several snowboard trips with tons of falls and still works and feels brand new. Beware of it's AVCHD video format that's not well supported thou..."