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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 Sep 2018. I’ll stick to the basic camera bodies, lenses, camera bags, tripods and filters.


Nikon System (Digital)

Nikon D850 Body (45.7 mp)
Nikon D850 Body (45.7 mp)
Nikon 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E AF-S ED
Nikon 20mm f/1.8G AF-S ED
Nikon 24mm f/1.4G AF-S ED
Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E AF-S ED VR
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E AF-S FL ED VR
Nikon 200mm f/4 AF Micro
Nikon 300mm f/4E AF-S PF ED VR
Nikon 500mm f/5.6E AF-S PF ED VR
Nikkor TC-14E AF-S Teleconverter 111


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

F Stop Tilopa with X Large Pro ICU's
Gitzo Adventury 30L
Lowepro Flipside 200 AW 11
Thinktank 30 V2.0 Digital Holster


Filters

Lee 100 filter system including 0.3, 0.6, 0.9 & 1.2 hard, medium & soft ND grads, a couple of Lee 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 GT4542LS Systematic Tripod with Arca Swiss D4 Geared Head (Quickset Classic)

Gitzo Series 2 GT2531LVL Levelling Tripod with Arca Swiss Z1DP Ball Head (Quickset Classic)

Gitzo GM5541 Series 5 Monopod

All use the Arca Swiss Quickset Classic release system and the cameras permanently wear Kirk L Brackets. Lastly I have a Gitzo Fluid Gimbal Head