Checklist for your next Photomarathon

Camera and gadgets.

  • Check time and date settings.
  • Choose the picture format JPG and ONLY JPG (no RAW files will be accepted).
  • Empty the memory card and format it in the camera. Also, note that we ask you not to 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 the self-timer. (Particularly good in low light conditions)

Get around

  • Good shoes
  • A bike? Lights, helmet, lock.
  • Ticket to the busses and subway. You can get 24-hour access at the closest 7-Eleven or Pressbyrån.
  • Map over Stockholm
  • Google Maps on your phone.
  • Save the number to our emergency phone. +46-76 5761630


  • Water or something to drink
  • Snacks (Energy bars, nuts, or something)
  • ID or Passport.
  • Money or Credit card


  • Charge the battery, and 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 and paper.
  • Some tape.
  • Flashlight or some other pocket-sized light source. Suitable for light graffiti.


  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella
  • A hat.
  • Rainponcho
  • Rain cover/plastic bag as protection for the camera.

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