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Any Photography nerds? What's your kit?

Discussion in 'Photography EDC' started by C.Boland93, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. hal_chase
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    hal_chase EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Canon 40D/Tokina 11-16 wangle and Velbon E-540 in here:

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    Also goes out in a MaxP Colossus if I'm being cleaner :)
     
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    That's awesome! Looks like it's put to good use.
     
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    If its attached/wrapped around something solid they are great...also good on very rough ground...used one with 40D/11-16 no problem.
     
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    10,000 pix and counting...40D has been rebuilt twice though ;)

    Use a Lowe Pro Flipside 300 AW from time to time but the straps are a little flimsy for my liking.
     
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    Sweet! I carry two 60D's, and getting ready to cross that threshold, if you add up what I've shot on both.

    And, I feel your pain on the rebuilding. Dropped one of mine on to blacktop last year. A week before a wedding... Destroyed the lens, but they were able to fix the body. Thankfully, I have them scheduled on my homeowner's insurance.
     
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    Mine went for a 'swim', $260 to bring it back...been slightly more careful since!
     
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    I currently carry a 600d (Rebel T3i) with a kit lens and 75-300 because I don't want to invest a huge amount due to the environment I shoot in, I'd love to have a 7D and some really good glass but I'd be too worried about it
     
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    what kind of environment ?

    if its wet, use a rain cover, dusty, just use filters, and be careful when cleaning them.

    heres my 1DX/70-200 during a rally - splattered with mud (makes a nice change from dust)

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    Active fire scenes so there's things flying around possibly etc...
     
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    Thanks for the hint, it looks like someone in Lowepro listened to my wishes. I discovered this forum when looking for any versatile/expandable camera bag and so far got here couple of interesting ideas to spend money for. This ProTactic will compete with Vanquest Trident 20 to become my next camera backpack.
    My current gear (Nikon D40 + Tamron 18-270 + Sigma 10-20 + accessories) usually rides in Vanguard Heralder 38
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    The small Kata DC-431 bag will be soon replaced by Maxp Colossus knock-off called "MFH Deluxe Bag"
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    I'm sorry for the quality of pics, I'm not used to take pictures with phone.
     
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    My Nikon D5300
    I really like the expandability of a bag that has Pals Webbing... You can add so many external pouches to hold gear and remove when you don't need the extra equipment.

    Using a Maxpedition Colossus with a Ape Case insert (Easily remove all camera gear from main compartment).

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    I have been to a few of those, but am typically stuck down the street at the roadblock, or at least behind the firetrucks.

    The gear is a lot tougher than you think it is, but it is nice to have a camera you arent worried about damaging.
     
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    Well for me it's either the setup in the picture, Olympus E-P1 and E-P3 (minus the iPad for normal photowalks) or the Canon G11. Awesome compact camera that one!

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    Exactly, haha I know it's tougher than I think but I'd rather have a cheaper crop sensor camera than an expensive full frame just for the possibility of it getting damaged plus it's lighter and smaller
     
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    Amen! I keep a lot of non-photo-related gear with me most of the time, so the potential for expansion is really nice. I know a lot of guys who carry every lens they have every time they go out, which seems insane to me. I keep my 70-200 in a Hazard 4 Jellyroll, so I can strap it on if I need it; but if I don't, I won't have to carry it. No need to carry unnecessary weight.
     
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    Panasonic MicroFourThirds camera bodies, Voigtlander f/0.95 lenses, Metz flash units, & multi-LED video light all in the dedicated Lowepro camera bag. Canon S120 for EDC.
     
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    Gonna get me a new tripod/monopod at the end of the month when
    I've been paid. So I'd better hurry up and decide what I want!

    I was bridesmaid at a wedding the other day and the photographer was such a great guy…he let me play with his 70-200 f/2.8

    HUBBA HUBBA.


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    Ever look at the Mefoto TriPods, The larger model also gives you a MonoPod by removing a leg and the head (Not you own).

    Ive been looking to replace my crappy cheap tripod ever since my DSLR fell off the head a few months ago. I like the MeFoto Backpacker...
     
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    This is also My advise. Model number 1350. Al kinds of colors available and the best selling tripod at the store I worked at.
     
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    Yup, Thats the Roadtrip Model. I think I can get away with using the the smaller version called Backpacker. Either way, they are very nice quality for the price point and come in some really cool colors.