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Name Daniel Terpstra (joined 23-Apr-2002) (pbase supporter)
Username originart
Email
originart@comcast.net
Personal URL http://www.TerpstraPhoto.com
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan - USA
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Grand Rapids, Michigan - USA
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Message from Daniel Terpstra
Thanks for checking out my images. Please pass along any feedback and contact me with any questions. I have let others use images for some things but ask that you contact me before doing this. All images are my artistic property and I do not tolerate the theft of any of my property.

My official website is
http://www.Terpstraphoto.com
my personal page is
http://www.DanTerpstra.com

Enjoy the images and share your thoughts.

Dan T.

Curious viewers information.
I bought my first digital SLR early in the life of ProSumer with one of the first 100 Nikon D100s in the US. I soon bought a second because my hobby was getting out of control. I was always frustrated about the poor flash sync so in June of 2005 I bought a D70 for "location shoots". Still limited by the CCD noise and larger print sizes my clients were ordering I purchased a D2X two days before writing this. Used it for 'real' once and so far love it. [updated february 2006] After 9 months of shooting the D2x I had racked nearly 75,000 shots and became worried I'd wear that beauty out. I bought a D200 as a "lower backup" but realized it was a very likable camera. I desire a D2xS but know something else is around the corner so now I toggle between the five cameras. Since I saw very little use on my first D100, I converted it to infrared with lifepixel's service. Great result when you get the white balance right (now I'd like to have the D200 that way since I can use color temp for WB). In early 2008, after considering a migration to Canon I took the chance on many amazing things I'd been told by trusted Canon users who tried the latest Nikons so I bought the D3. It's very hard to use the other cameras at indoor and off-season events but due to the 2 DX lenses, I still often use those 1.5x sensored cameras.
Here's the listing:

Cameras (digital):
Nikon D100 x2 (1=normal, 1=infrared)
Nikon D70
Nikon D2X
Nikon D200
Nikon D3

Lenses (loosely in order of favorite):
Nikon 70-200 f2.8 VR, Nikon 105 f2.8 Macro VRII, Nikon 17-55 f2.8 DX, Nikon 50mm f1.4, Nikon 85mm f1.8, Nikon 10.5mm f2.8 DX, Tamron 28-75 f2.8, Nikon 24-120mm VR, Sigma 15-30mm, Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6, various others

Lighting:
Location - SB800 (x4), SB28, SB50 -- Calumet Travelite with battery pack
Studio - Bowens QuadX 3000 with three lights, 3 Travelite 750s (newest series), 3 150w/s monos
SB-flash cables, don't leave home without them.
Gary Fong's http://www.garyfong.com>LightSphere Lightsphere (hard plastic, clear, fog, chrome dome, more)
Omni-bounces (original and Nikon version which is superior)
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