my dream photography kit 2013

By |2018-08-21T11:15:25+10:00May 29th, 2013|Categories: personal, photographic equipment|Tags: , , |

I originally posted this on my other site, but thought a good old cross post wouldn't hurt at all :) Imagination is key for creatives, and I like to think I have my share. So I thought I would shed some of it working up my dream photography kit. In this particular fantasy, money is no object. The goal is simply to put together a digital slr photography kit based on my own needs and interest that would have me drooling with joy. This of course would be my dream kit, not yours. I'm not going to go into medium format or anywhere else, just 35mm digital slr.  And I'm not simply just buying the most expensive gear out there (though it's certainly not the cheapest); this would be the gear I would like to buy personally. Cameras Let's start with cameras. I'm not going to be too greedy. I [...]

15 kilos of passion

By |2016-11-29T20:22:00+10:00July 18th, 2008|Categories: personal, photographic equipment|Tags: , , , , |

It's a good thing I go to the gym. I can feel I'm going to have to make it more regular though. After a recent upgrade and expansion of my equipment, my Lowepro backpack weighs a tonne... I haven't weighed it, but judging by how much my seven year old boy weighs, I think we are talking about 15 kg. Sure enough, that's two DSLR bodies, and about 6 lenses and a flash and accessories, but hey, a photographer needs all that if he's going to be prepared. It's a very hard decision to make to just go out with one lens. Of course it depends on what you're doing. I just went to my kids' sports day and I could easily have just taken the camera and 70-200 along. That's all I used after all. But on many jobs you might need to change from wide angle to zoom, [...]