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What’s in the Camera Bag(s)?

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Probably the question most frequently asked is ‘what gear do you use'? Cameras come and go especially in this digital age but the following is current as of May 2016. I’ll stick to the basic camera bodies, lenses, camera bags, tripods and filters.


Nikon System (Digital)

Nikon D810 Body (36.3 mp)
Nikon D810 Body (36.3 mp)
Nikon D500 Body (20.9 mp)
Nikkor 20mm f/1.8
Nikkor 24mm f/1.4
Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 VR
Nikkor 80-200 f/2.8 VR
Nikkor 300mm f/4 PF
Nikkor 300mm f/2.8
Nikkor 500mm f/4
Nikkor TC-14 Converter


Large Format System (Film)

Ebony RSW45 body
Rodenstock 150mm f/5.6
Horseman 612 Panoramic Roll Film Back


Hasselblad XPAN Panoramic System (Film)

Hasselblad XPAN 11 Body
Hasselblad 45mm f/4 with Hasselblad ND Centre Spot Filter.
Hasselblad 90mm f/4


Widelux F8 (Film)

Widelux F8 with 26mm f/2.8 Lux 'Swing' lens


Camera Bags

2 x F Stop Tilopa with X Large Pro ICU's
F Stop Lotus with Medium Sloped ICU
Lowepro Rover AW11 Backpack


Filters

Lee 100 filter system including 0.3, 0.6, 0.9 & 1.2 hard, medium & soft ND grads, a couple of HiTech 0.6 & 0.9 'reverse' ND grads, Lee ND filters including 0.9 Pro Glass, 6x 'Little' Stopper and a 10x 'Big' Stopper, and lastly a rarely used B+W 105mm Circular Polariser. The beauty of a filter manufacturer like Lee is that one filter system can basically be used on any of my cameras and lenses regardless of manufacturer or format.


Tripods

Gitzo Series 4 Systematic Tripod with Arca Swiss D4 Geared Head (Quickset Classic)

Gitzo Series 2 Levelling Tripod with Arca Swiss Z1DP Ball Head (Quickset Classic)

Novoflex VR System 11 Panoramic Head

All use the Arca Swiss Quickset Classic release system.