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Equipment

My equipment (it's a fun hobby, but expensive at times)

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Camera Bodies:
Nikon D700 (12 Megapixel DSLR, FX sensor) w/MB-D10 grip
Nikon D200 (10 Megapixel DSLR, DX sensor) w/MB-D200 grip
Nikon N80 SLR (I use to shoot slide film once in a while)
Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital ELPH (7 Megapixel P&S) - it is tiny!

Zoom lenses:
ED AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8 D
ED AF-S Nikkor 28-70mm f/2.8 D (the 'beast')
ED AF Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 D (two-ring)
DX AF-S Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 G ED ('kit' lens)
Sigma 10-20mm D f/4-5.6 DC HSM
Sigma 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 APO DG D OS

Prime lenses:
Nikkor AF 20mm f/2.8
Nikkor AF 24mm f/2.8
Nikkor MF PC-E 24mm f/3.5 ED (tilt/shift)
Nikkor AF 35mm f/2.0 D
Nikkor MF AI-P 45mm f/2.8 P
Nikkor AF 50mm f/1.8 D
Nikkor MF AI 28mm f/3.5
Nikkor MF PC Micro 85mm f/2.8D (tilt/shift)
Nikkor MF AI 135mm f/3.5
Nikkor MF AI-S 200mm f/4
AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF-ED
Nikkor AF 300mm f/4 (ED-IF)
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 D DG Macro

Other lenses:
Kenko 1.4x & 2x Teleplus Pro 300 DG extenders
Kenko 12, 20 & 36mm Extension Tubes
Hoya and B&W filters (CP, ND, etc.)
Cokin P173 Varicolor Blue/Yellow (a very interesting filter)
Hitech & Singh-Ray graduated neutral density (1-4 stop soft & hard edge, 2-3 stop reverse)
Nikon T6 closeup lens (+2.9 diopter)
Cannon 500D closeup lens (+2 diopter)

Flash:
Nikon SB-28 Speedlight
Nikon SB-800 Speedlight
Nikon Close-up Speedlight Remote Kit R1
SC-26 and SC-29 cords
Better Beamer FX-4 Flash Extender

Support:
Gitzo 3530S tripod w/Markins Q-Ball M20 head & Quick Release Clamp, Acratech Leveling Base
Manfrotto 682B Monopod w/3232 head & RRS B2-Pro Clamp
RRS body Plates, L-Plates and lens plates
Wimberly Sidekick

Software:
Nikon Capture 4.x
Adobe Photoshop CS2/CS3, Photokit Color 2 & Sharpener plug-ins
Helicon Focus
Neat Image
PTGui
PTLens

Misc:
Sekonic L-358 meter
Lowepro Street & Field belt, vest and many cases (very handy setup)
Op/Tech straps w/Pro Loops

Sold gear:
Nikon D70 (6 Megapixel DSLR) - Sold 6/21/2008
Sigma 70-300mm macro - Sold 6/21/2008
Nikon PC-E Nikkor 24mm 3.5D ED Tilt-Shift Lens
[ Nikon PC-E Nikkor 24mm 3.5D ED Tilt-Shift Lens ]
Nikon D200
Nikon D200
Nikon D200
Nikon D200
Gitzo Tripod
Gitzo Tripod
Markins Head
Markins Head
Zoom Lenses
Zoom Lenses
Lens Plates
Lens Plates
Prime Lenses
Prime Lenses
Manfrotto Monopod
Manfrotto Monopod
Nikon D70 - SOLD 6/21/2008
Nikon D70 - SOLD 6/21/2008
Nikon N80
Nikon N80