Gear Test: Merino Wool

One of the joys of travelling as a photographer is trying to squeeze enough clothes into your luggage when you have already filled it up with all your camera gear. Morag & Ted tested merino wool garments for us, here are the results

Having enough changes to stay smelling sweet on extended trips isn’t always easy, but on a recent visit to Iceland I was very much struck with how little my merino tops smelled, as opposed to Ted’s synthetic gear, living up to its odour control reputation. This wasn’t a highly active trip though so we decided to road test a few of the best brands on the current market and see how they performed.

Why merino wool?

As well as controlling the build-up of microbes and reducing odour, wool also has exceptional…

Read this article, and many more, in High Definition, inside Issue 37 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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