Checklist 2018

[: en] Now this year's Stockholm Fotomaraton is approaching and it's less than two weeks left! Here's why this year's checklist!

Camera & Equipment
◦ Check the time and date.
◦ Select the JPG and ONLY JPG format (No RAW images accepted)
◦ Empty the memory card, it can also be useful to format it before
◦ Filter
Ativ Stand
◦ Camera and lens cleaning kit
◦ External flash, if desired
◦ Charged batteries for the camera
◦ Charged batteries for the flash
◦ Extra batteries or chargers
◦ Manuals for camera and flash

Camera Settings
◦ Review the camera's night photo settings (those without flash)
◦ Check picture styles. For example, black / white, sepia etc.
◦ Check the timer - especially useful during the evening.

Getting around
◦ Good shoes
◦ Bicycle + lights & locks.
◦ SL Ticket - Suggested 24h.
◦ Map of Stockholm city center.
◦ Map app on your phone

basic commodities
◦ Water or other drink
◦ Snacks (Energy bars, nuts or other)
◦ ID or Passport
◦ Money or credit card, SEK 10 to the sausage at the night station.
◦ Your ticket available on phone or paper

◦ Charge the battery, make sure you have data left.
◦ Save the Stockholm Fotomaratons emergency number on the phone: 070-626 75 55
◦ Set alarm at 15.00, 19.00, 23.00, 03.00, 07.00, 11.00 as reminders of the stations.

Other small things
◦ Pen, paper.
◦ Silver tape or other tape
◦ Flashlight (also useful for light graphite)

Image Storage
◦ Extra memory card (To be able to take pictures outside the competition)

◦ Sunscreen
Ly Umbrella
◦ Hat / cap
N Rain poncho
◦ Rain cover / plastic bag to protect the camera from rain

Share news
◦ Twitter / Instagram Hashtag: #stockholmfotomaraton
◦ Post news on[:en]

Now it is less than two weeks remaining. Here is a checklist with some recommendations for the participants!

Camera and gadgets.

  • Check time and date settings.
  • Choose the picture format JPG and ONLY JPG (no RAW files will be accepted)
  • Empty memory card and format it in camera. Also note that we ask you to note use Eye-fi Sd cards.
  • Filters
  • Tripod
  • Cleaning kit for the camera
  • External Flash?
  • Fully charged batteries to the camera
  • Fully charged batteries to the flash
  • Spare batteries / charger.

Camera Settings

  • Make sure to read up on the night settings, low light.
  • Check picture styles, sepia, black & white etc.
  • Check self timer. (Particularly good in low light conditions)

Getting around

  • Good shoes
  • A bike? Lights, helmet, lid.
  • Ticket to the busses and subway. You can get a 24 hour ticket at the closest 7-Eleven.
  • Map of Stockholm
  • Google Maps on your phone.


  • Water or something to drink
  • Snacks (Energy bars, nuts or something)
  • ID or Passport.
  • Money or Credit card
  • Your ticket available on your phone or on paper


  • Charge the battery, make sure you have a working sim card
  • Write down Stockholm Photomarathons emergency number: +46 70-626 75 55
  • Set alarms on: 15.00, 19.00, 23.00, 03.00, 07.00, 11.00 as a reminder of the checkpoints.

Other small things

  • Pen & Paper.
  • Some kind of tape.
  • Flashlight, or some other pocket sized light source. Good for light graffiti.


  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella
  • A hat.
  • Rain Poncho
  • Rain cower / plastic bag as protection for the camera

Share your day!

  • Twitter / Instagram Hashtag: #stockholmfotomaraton