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Any Photography nerds? What's your kit?

Discussion in 'Electronic Devices' started by C.Boland93, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. dan.05

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    The point of this display of photos is, learn how to use your kit to its potential. My camera is bottom to mid range. And it's a few years old but it takes some nice photos when you get it right.


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  2. dan.05

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    Oh and I just covered the WTAC and saw everyone carrying a trendy bag from the speedhunters site. Looks nice but I don't know how it feels after wearing it all day. My rush 24 was loaded and barely left my back. Felt great at the end of the day. Pick your bag wisely as you will be wearing it for a long time to move fast.


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    A few macros, all taken by iPhone & Olloclip lens system.

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  4. Maxel

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    But even single iPhone can take great shots, w/ some Snapseed post-production indeed :)

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    iPhones are great, but there is a tool for every job and a DSLR with good glass still has its place...

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    That is beautiful. What glass did you use?
     
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    Thanks - Nikon 200mm f/4 AF-D Macro with 6 SB-R200's. Its my go-to bug catcher. Not light or cheap, but brutally sharp and consistent. You have to be careful with diamonds and jewelry - it will clearly show the flaws...
     
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    I think that I've narrowed my selection to a D5300 with 18-140 lens. This will be my first DSLR. Owners please give me some feedback before purchase. Thanks!

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    Like many photographers, we have a ton of stuff that we simply don't use. What I do find myself using quite a bit though are black and white foam boards from the dollar store. Rigid, cheap and does the job. From Neewer, I got a 5-in-1 type reflector/screen kit. Works great for my outdoor portraits. My shutter remote is a blessing. When I running studio type work, I have a setup from Cowboy Studio that I found at a garage sale for $40. Two continues light boxes, several umbrellas, boom arm, and backdrop stand. While they don't necessary have a reputation for being high quality, I haven't run into an issue yet with them.

    I read an article a little bit ago about amateur vs the pros that everyone should read:
    https://www.boredpanda.com/ugly-location-photograpy-subway-vijce/
     
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    If I have learned anything over the years its that ugly is very subjective and creative minds tend to look for interesting rather than "pretty" or "ugly".

    This is an example of "ugly" that caught my eye at 80mph. I turned around, shot a few and then made it my own.

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    Nice! I shoot those too - I have a Performance Center Ported M&P 9 and love it.
     
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    It has been some time since I have posted on this forum.
    My photography kit has completely changed. I have gone over to Fujifilm. I have an X-Pro2 and an X-T1. I have the 23 f/2, 35 f/2, and 50 f/2 lenses along with several Godox TT350F speedlights. I am able to fit most of my kit in a Think Tank Turnstyle 10 V2. I EDC that bag. If I need everything I use my Pelican 1510 roller case. I also have a Mindshift Gear Side path back pack that I use if I head to the woods. I just ordered t he newly released Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L. I look forward to trying this bag out. I really like PD's stuff.
     
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    Nice! That 600 really reaches out. I shot the eclipse at 280mm and it was not nearly enough.
     
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    Crop body as well. Thinking of getting the 1.4x converter as well
     
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    Canon 5D Mark V when it comes out... YUP It'll be my full frame along with my 80D
     
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    I've got a m4/3 kit that has served me well for a while. Olympus EM-10II with the O9-18/4-5.6, O12-40/2.8, O40-150/4-5.6 and an old Panasonic GF1 permanently welded to a P20/1.7 (love it). Whole kit plus accessories fits in a small camera backpack, one of the big benefits of the crop sensor mirrorless cameras. Makes EDC that much easier, though I'd be lying if I said I lug the whole kit around all the time...