Everyone evolves and grows as a photographer. And everyone goes through different phases. In my film days, I had one camera body and 1 lens; Canon FTb with FD 50mm f1.4. Always longed for 85-300mm F4, but as a middle schooler, I couldn't afford it. Then came the DSLR days...where I carried 3 bodies, about 7 lenses, just in case. Fell in love with u43 and now I have 4 bodies, and multiple lenses yet did not abandon DSLR. Also picked up a Sony A7r. And I always carried a bag full of photo gear whenever the family went anywhere... but I have noticed that during the past 3 years, my photo bag got smaller...and smaller as we traveled. Today, I do not carry any photo equipment with me other than the cellphone. But I have also noticed that I enjoy the trips more as I look at things and places...instead of obsessing over what to photograph and what equipment to use. If there's something neat, then I'll use the cellphone to photograph. I do pull out my photo equipment but for specific needs... special occasion, family portrait session, I feel the urge to photograph very specific topic.. And now I no longer feel the need to photograph everything and anything just because I have equipment. I no longer have a massive GAS to keep buying gear. .... but I need an EOS 300mm f2.8 IS for the upcoming football season for my kid.