In The Bag

As part of my day-to-day photo life I use an awful lot of gear. While I rent a lot for big jobs here’s a selection of the gear that I like and use often enough to justify owning. Update: Due to popular demand, some of the more hard to come by item are now available in my mini-shop! Check out the products page…

Taking Photos:
Nikon D3
Nikon D90
Polaroid 180 Land

Looking through:
Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8
Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 II
Nikon 35mm f/2
Nikon 85mm f/1.8
Sigma 105mm Macro f/2.8
Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6
Nikon 80-200mm f/2.8

Storing Equipment:
Peli 1510
LowePro MiniTrecker
LowePro Pouches

Holding Things:
Giottos Large Light Stand
Calumet Large Lightstand
LumoPro Medium Lightstand
Manfrotto Nanostand
Manfrotto Monopod
Manfrotto Superclamp and Arm
Delkin FatGeko Suction Mount

Putting Behind:
Giottos Background Stand
Lastolite Seamless Paper

Storing Pixels:
Sandisk Extreme 32GB
Sandisk Extreme 16GB

Filtering Light:
Hoya Pro1 Digital UV
Hoya Pro1 Digital CPL
B+W UV
Cookin Drop in System

Lighting Things:
Nikon SB900
Elinchrom Ranger Quadra
Elinchrom Ranger RX Speed
Canon 540Ez

Triggering:
Elinchrom Skyport Transmitter
Elinchrom Skyport Universal Receiver
Elinchrom Skyport Tranceiver RX
Cactus Transmitter
Cactus Receiver
Paramount Hotshoe -> PC Cable
3.5mm -> Camera Trigger Cable

Shaping/Colouring Light:
Rotalux Octabox
Rotalux DeepOcta
Chimera XSmall
LumiQuest Softbox 3
Nikon Gel Kit
Rosco Strobist Gel Kit
Lee Large Filters
Elinchrom 18cm Reflector
Elinchrom 18cm Grid
Quadra -> Elinchrom Adaptor
Honl 1/8 Grid
DIY Snoot/Gobo
White Shoot-Through Umbrella
Silver Reflective Umbrella

Working With Photos:
Apple iMac i7
Apple MacBook
Custom SAN (6TB)
Apple Aperture 3
Adobe Photoshop CS4
Adobe InDesign CS4
Adobe Premier Pro CS4

Effects:
Alex’s Smoke Pellets
Powerfog Smoke Machine

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