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What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:39 am

This could be interesting. What's in your camera bag or case - and out of all the equipment you have, which camera or lens is your favourite and why?

I've got too much stuff to list, so I'll keep it brief.

The equipment


D700 with a big Nikkor lens and telecoverter, - with the Manfrotto tripod (055XPROB / 808RC4). What a great idea the tripod is - don't have to hold the camera all the time.   This is much more convenient that a monopod, provided there is adequate room for the tripod.

That's now my favourite combination, and what I'll normally bring. I get amazing results with this combination, and given I never used a tripod before, I find the tripod makes photography in low light almost too easy.  

My old 300mm prime lens doesn't get much use anymore - the 200-400mm covers it well, and is more convenient, despite the size and weight.   I normally won't take a second camera or other lenses. But if I do, it'll generally be a Nikon D80 and the 24-70mm F/2.8 Zoom-Nikkor, since that combination works very well.

Other essentials:
+Tamrac Expedition 5 backpack (the 200-400 and camera just fit in it, separate of course)
+ Cleaning stuff (lens pens, cleaning cloths)
+ extra CF cards (never used since I don't blast away on the shutter button)
+ iPhone
+ water
+ something to eat
+ Serengeti glasses

[Edited 2009-11-15 00:15:01 by cpd]
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:48 am



Quoting Cpd (Thread starter):

I'm so jealous of that lens.  Smile
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In my Lowepro backpack:

~ Nikon D60

~ Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED

~ Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II

~ Opteka 0.35x Fisheye/Macro combo (Doesn't get used a whole bunch.)

~ Nikon Lens Pen cleaning system

~ SD Card (in my camera at all times)

Then I usually always have my cell phone in my pocket.

Hoping to add a Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 or a Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 to that collection soon.

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 8:03 am

I take a smallish Lowepro satchel around with me. It'll be too small by the time I aquire 3 lenses. It's one of those ones with velcro inners to make 3 portions within the main area. It's rather deformed since I bought it about a year ago. Nearly fraying and badly out of shape. But extremely useful for carrying around for the day. I lugged that and a full backpack around with me in Sydney in January - I'm sure I got fit from that..

What's in it:

Canon EOS 400D attached with the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Canon 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS USM
Sunblock (For the harsh NZ/Aussie summers.. A must!)
Raybans
CPL and ND filters
CF cards
Lens cloth
Spare batteries
And depending what I'm carrying, maybe the Gorillapod on the handle.

I really hope it's big enough to cater for my friend's 10-22mm as well for my trip to Australia!
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Sun Nov 15, 2009 8:19 am

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:22 pm

My DSLR bag contains a Nikon D700 plus whatever lenses i need for the type of photography on the day; could be a f/4.5 80-400 mm VR, a f/2.8 14-24 mm, and/or a f/2.8 24-70 mm. I will bring a tripod if needed (rarely, given the high-ISO capability of the D700).

My other setup, which is my favourite, comprises a Zeiss Ikon rangefinder film camera, a Leica Summarit-M f/2.5 90 mm, a Zeiss Planar f/2 50 mm, and a Zeiss Biogon f/2.8 28 mm. This entire setup weighs less than the D700 body and the image quality is far better (the lenses are sharper than anything made by Nikon or Canon and a scanned 35 mm slide is the equivalent of 25 million pixels).

I also have a Bronica medium-format camera with a 28 mm lens, but I rarely use it, except for landscapes.

On my wish list; A Leica M9.

[Edited 2009-11-15 04:27:19]

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[Edited 2009-11-15 04:30:46]
Nikon D700, Nikkor 80-400, Fuji X Pro 1, Fujinon 35 f/1.4, Fujinon 18 f/2
 
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Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:41 pm

A quick shot with my phone:

http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/4725/dsc00020vd.jpg

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 2:40 pm

I have a Velocity 8x slingpack, inside is a Rebel XS/1000D with the attached 70-200 f/4 IS. I just got the IS model about 2 weeks ago, had been using the non-IS for a while. On the side of the bag in the pouches are a 28-105 USMII, the 18-55 kit lens, and the 50MM f/1.8. About 95% of the time I use the 70-200, but I have 3 photos in the database with the 28-105. Affordable lens, purchased used for $120. Once in a while I'm forced to use the kit lens in tight spots but those aviation photos that I've taken with it are not quite up to standards.

I just have a cheap Ritz camera / Quantary QSX-9500 Tripod that I got for $79. I can't say I recommend this, but Ritz swapped it out for me, no reciept / no questions asked, when a leg clamp broke, even after I owned it for almost a year. So for that I'm grateful, but if I had the money I would go with a high end tripod.

I have a bunch of things on my wish list though!  Wink
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 3:08 pm

I actually have two camera bags. I have a Lowepro Computrekker (just like Stefan) that I use when I'm traveling and I need to hold EVERYTHING. However, it's not really convenient when I'm out shooting and have to carry it all on my back. Getting stuff in and out is troublesome, and there is the risk that I'll forget to zip it up all the way when putting it on my back. I did that on my trip to Montreal and my Bigma fell out, resulting in a very expensive repair.  Sad These bags need retaining straps to stop this from happening.

In that bag I have the following:

* Sony a700 with vertical grip
* Tamron 70-200 f/2.8
* Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
* Sigma 50-500
* Minolta 100-200 f/4.5

The 100-200 is a special tool used when I need to poke through a fence. The 49mm filter diameter allows it to stick right through with no problems at all. The IQ is about the same as other Minolta lenses of the time.

For accessories, I keep the following:

* Sony HVL-F58AM Flash
* Stofen Omnibounce
* Minolta CD-1000 Closeup Diffuser
* Rocket Blower
* Pad & pens
* Hoya digital circular polarizers (62 and 77mm)
* Short and long cable releases
* Lens Pen
* Bubble level
* FS-1100 flash shoe adapter
* Radio scanner with long collapsible antenna.
* CF Cards and step-up rings

I have a second camera bag, a Tamrac Velocity 9x, for when I don't need to lug everything around. It's a sling-type bag that I keep the body, 70-200, and 17-50 along with the flash and a few other doodads. The nice thing about the bag is that it will fit the 70-200 with the body attached. It won't fit the Bigma with the body attached but it can fit in one of the side compartments. I prefer it to the Lowepro slingbag because there isn't a chance of it falling over and spilling. It also has a hide-away waist belt for when you don't need to get to things and just need to lug the bag.

My tripod is a Manfrotto 055XPROB with 488RC2 ballhead. It does fit in the Computrekker's tripod carrier.  Smile I also have a 680B Monopod with tilt-lock head, but I leave that in the car. It doubles as a blunt force weapon and as a hiking stick.
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 3:23 pm

Canon 450D
Tokina 16-50 f/2.8
Tokina 50-135 f/2.8
Canon 580EX II flash

I have little accesories like fliters and cleaners and such but hoping to add to my collection soon (when i can afford it)

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:04 pm

Canon 450D/XSi
Canon 55-250 f/4-5.6 IS
Extra Battery
Polarizing Filter
Protective Filter
Lens Cloth

Only one lens so far, hoping to add more soon.

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:52 pm

http://www.flickr.com/photos/royalscottking/4096528577/

Not shown:

Nikon D5000
Canon G10
Nikkor 20mm f/2.8
Nikkor 24mm f/2.8
Nikkor 28mm f/2.8
Nikkor 50mm f/1.8
Nikkor 85mm f/1.8
70-300VR
SB-600
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:13 pm

Lowepro fastpack 250

Canon 400D
Canon 70-200mm f2.8 IS
Canon 17-40mm
Spare CF cards
Spare batteries
Cleaning kit

Scanner (Maycom AR-108)
Notepad and pen
Maps/directions if needed
A book to read if it's an airport with slow traffic
Binoculars (sometimes)
Food
Extra clothing - hat/shades/gloves etc

If I am away for several days:
Netbook (Samsung NC10)
Card reader and cables

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:48 pm

Canon EOS 400D (XTi) + Battery Grip
Canon EF 70-200 f/4L USM
Canon EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 II
Tamron AF 28-80 f/3.5-5.6*

Also have Batteries, Scanner, Filters, USB Cable, and my netbook.

*To be replaced soon with the Canon EF 28-105 f/3.5-4.5 USM II.
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:01 am



Quoting Dvincent (Reply 7):
I did that on my trip to Montreal and my Bigma fell out, resulting in a very expensive repair. Sad These bags need retaining straps to stop this from happening.

Tamrac bags have those, but they don't seem very dependable. Additionally, the velcro they stick to will scratch the outer surface of the "bigma" causing the paint to flake off. So if anyone is putting a Sigma lens with that style finish in a Tamrac bag, cover the lens with something soft to protect it.

I agree on the monopod, my 685B is awfully sturdy and would be a nasty weapon if needed - especially the pointy end. Imagine the 680B is quite similarly sturdy.
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:52 am

On a typical outing I'll take a Tamrac Mini Trekker AW:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v605/MXPATL/Camerabag.jpg

Other lenses cycle in and out of the bag as needed. Sometimes I'll use a TC-20e converter with the 300 if I really want to challenge my hand-holding abilities. At home, I'll break out a heavy Gitzo 1320 alu tripod with a (relatively) cheap but steady Bogen 341 gimbal head if I want to take my time -- otherwise, a Velbon 600 does the job okay with small lenses.
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:11 am

I use an old blue lunch bag as my bag, since I had it lying around, and it deters theft well since everyone thinks I have food in there. When I need to carry more I use a Targus backpack. As for what's in the bag, for aviation:

Nikon D40
55-200 VR mounted
18-55 in the bag(I rarely use this during spotting, but comes in handy for other stuff)
Spare SD card
Body and rear caps

Occasionally I might bring my binoculars.

Other photography:
Digital: Same as above

Film: Nikon N90
Spare rolls(I rarely carry more than one spare roll)
Same lenses(both my DX lenses work quite well on film actually)
Notepad and pen for recording shooting data
Film data sheet (for reciprocity characteristics, etc.)
Body and rear caps
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:47 am



Quoting Cpd (Reply 13):
I agree on the monopod, my 685B is awfully sturdy and would be a nasty weapon if needed - especially the pointy end. Imagine the 680B is quite similarly sturdy.

They're essentially the same, except the 680 is a "manual" monopod with double locking levers, as opposed to the 685 which has a pistol grip type release.

On the subject of reatining straps, I think the "extra" dividers with the bag could perform that function, but I honestly think the velcro would give out to gravity with heavy lenses. I'm thinking more of something that's elastic/stretchy that's sewn into the bottom of the bag.
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 3:11 am

In my Incase Slingpack For DSLR

- Sony A200

- Sony 70-300mm G Series Lens

- Sony 16-105mm Lens

- Sony 100mm Macro Lens

- Tripod

- 2x4gb CF Cards
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:23 am

Bag- LowePro Stealth Reporter 600 AW

Generally contains-

Canon EOS 30D
Canon EOS 10D
Sigma 50-500 (Bigma)
Canon 28-135
Canon 20-35
Canon 550EX

2(or more) x511A batteries
2x 4GB Sandisk Ultra II
2x 1GB Sandisk Ultra II

Sundry cables and filters

AA battery holder for 30D battery grip with batteries(most use has been as convenient storage for spare flash batteries)

Manfrotto tripod & monopod live in car

Quoting Cpd (Reply 13):
I agree on the monopod, my 685B is awfully sturdy and would be a nasty weapon if needed

Has been used as such.. well as a deterrent anyway.(car seems to have a plethora of potential weapons ... 4xD cell Maglight can be quite intimidating as well.)

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:45 pm

Hello everybody,

I usually carry on my bag:

Canon EOS 40D w/ BG-E2N and two BP-511 on it.
EF 17-40mm f/4 L USM
EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM II
EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM
EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Extender 1.4x II
"Old but gold" RadioShack Pro 75

Only on some occasions:

Manfrotto 190XPROB + 484RC2 ballhead
Speedlite 380EX

My favorite lens is the 70-200mm f/2.8 . Is fast and tack sharp when stopped down to f/4 or less. When wide open produces a beautiful bokeh. This lens is atached to my camera most of the time.

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:12 pm

I'm a lightweight. I have a Tamrac Adventure 4 messenger-style bag. It's got the right amount of room for:

Body (Just a D40)
Nikkor 18-70
Nikkor 70-300 VR
Nikkor 50 F/1.8
Assorted Filters
Microfiber cloth
Infrared remote
Cell phone
Snacks
Photographers Bill of Rights

I'm still looking for a convenient 18% balanced grey card to carry in it.

And I've found myself needing but keep forgetting to add a notepad to take memos on. For example, noting registration numbers for pictures where they aren't visible.

I also noticed a 10" netbook would fit very nicely in the side pocket. I may have to get one for traveling.


My favorite lens at the moment is an old Vivitar Series 1 70-210 zoom.

It's AI-S compatible, but completely manual on my D40. Just as sharp as my Nikkor 70-300 VR, but sturdier build, smoother feel, and about twice the macro reproduction ratio. I also like the straight bladed aperture better for shots with strong point-sources of light...much better starburst effect than curved blades.

Even though it's manual focus, the push-pull zoom design actually makes it relatively easy to track focus while adjusting framing of moving objects like planes. Not quite as easy as AF-S, however, so I usually leave it home when spotting.
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:42 am



Quoting Cpd (Thread starter):
D700 with a big Nikkor lens and telecoverter, - with the Manfrotto tripod (055XPROB / 808RC4). What a great idea the tripod is - don't have to hold the camera all the time. This is much more convenient that a monopod, provided there is adequate room for the tripod.

Mate you seriously need to ditch that head and get a Wimberley set up for your 200-400.
Far easier to use and way more flexible and every bit as stable.
I regularly shoot at 1/60th with the 800 on the Wimberley.
Expensive yes but worth every cent.
Have you shot from over the Brighton life saving club atSyd? You can get some lovely banking shots of heavies off 16R in the afternoon.

The set up..


Whne i head out i normally take the 800 and the Gitzo 3541 plus Wimberley plus the 300/2.8 the 100-400 and thats it. At Melbourne the 24-70 is useless.
Love the light weight of the Gitzo set up compared to my old Manfrotto 055B pro legs.
Great for travelling.

However when i head away i pack up the mini trekker with..
1DsMK3
1Dmk3
was 50D now will take the 7D the crop makes the long glass wicked at places like Narita.
Lenses.
In mini trekker
100-400
24-70
if not doing to much walking also 70-200 2.8IS

In suitcase
500F4 plus Gitzo 3541 Carbon and wimberley.

Over shoulder 800/5.6. I useed to shoulder the 600 but the 800 is lighter longer and just as sharp so the 600 is on the market.
2EOS1DX,EF14.2.8LII,17TS,85/1.2,16-35L,24-70LII,24L,70-200F2.8LII,100-400,300/400/500/800L
 
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Tue Nov 17, 2009 2:55 am



Quoting Dehowie (Reply 21):
Have you shot from over the Brighton life saving club atSyd? You can get some lovely banking shots of heavies off 16R in the afternoon.

No, never tried that yet - thanks for the suggestion mate!  Smile

I've used a Wimberley before with a 400/2.8 Nikkor and D3 - liked it a lot, but this one will have to do for the moment, if you get my meaning.  Wink A new computer and new tripod stretched the finances a little bit more than I'd like.  Wink
 
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Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:38 am

Ahhhh finances I hate how they always get in the way!!!
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Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:09 am



Quoting Dehowie (Reply 23):
Ahhhh finances I hate how they always get in the way!!!

Haha, I wouldn't mind having your finance troubles Daz!  Wink Hmmmm now do i take the 300/500/600 or 800 today.... :P Any thoughts of adding in a 400 to complete the family?
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Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:21 am



Quoting Dehowie (Reply 23):
Ahhhh finances I hate how they always get in the way!!!

Yeah, bit of a problem that..  Sad I thought I'd be overly smart and fix a computer with a broken video card by rebuilding the whole thing to latest spec with Windows 7 and everything else - spending some $2700 in the process - only to have it all come unstuck with one crucial part of the new computer being faulty. So I'm now waiting for it to be replaced (still), have no proper way to edit photos - so it's all a bit hopless at the moment.

In future, I won't do that. Should have just got a cheap Nvidia GTX250 or something like that it would have been much simpler...  Wink I can't wait to get back into photo editing again. I'd actually use the PC at work in my spare time, if its two Lenovo screen's weren't so horribly bad.

Fortunately, the circumstances aren't dire - I'm still in reasonable fiscal health, just not as much as I prefer.  Smile

By the way, where is that spot you mentioned before? I'm not sure I know where it is. I'm also wondering if I'll have enough reach for that (if it is where I think it is) - 560mm on 35mm camera is just adequate for my purposes now.
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:38 am

If you shoot from the roof at the Brighton Surf life saving club you can get some excellent shots. The aircraft stuff is good but the other stuff is sometimes better!!  Big grin

Hey Chris checked out a 400F4DO which i could of got a very special price on but was never really interested and the 400/2.8 has some issues...its a bit heavy (yes even for me) and having a 300 and 500(which is way lighter) id never really use it.
The 600 is going up for sale as the 4 stop IS on the 800 more than makes up for one stop less in speed. And its lighter and way better balanced and to tell you the truth i can think now of a time when the 600 would out do the 800.
Great position to be in deciding if i really want to sell a 600F4...you interested..lol..
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:12 am

Well, I'm way behind everyone here, but here is what I have in my LowePro bagpack anyway:

- Canon EOS 450D
- Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
- Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
- Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 USM L
- Battery Grip BG-E5

My next purchase will be a (sturdy) tripod. And one day, if I have a bit of money, I'll get the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 USM L IS  Smile
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:44 am

In my (bright-orange as some know!) Peli 1450 case I have:

Canon EOS 30D
EF28-105 F3.5-4.5 USM II (+ filter & hood)
EF70-200 F4 L (+ filter & hood)
Spare battery
Lens cloth
4x CF cards
Silica gel (mustn't forget that!)

Well, that's the lot! I also have a Giotti Rocket Blower but I tend to leave it at home and give my sensor a good blast before every trip out. I also used to have a second body (400D) but sold it as it seemed unnecessary.

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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:47 pm

LowePro ComputrekkerAW +
D300+batterypack, D90, N70-200mm, N18-105mm or 28-105mm, TC-17II teleconv, Samyang 8mm, Tokina 12-24, brush, memory cards, blower, towel or a cloth, lens and camera cap.

I tried a Peli last week, it's great but a pain when you have to load all 13 kg of it with gear into an overhead bin in a 737 or A320.

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Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:52 pm

Daz, yeah i'll take it providing you throw in a round trip air fare to come collect it in person and also let me borrow the 500 for a few days...months....  Wink

Nah, if i get any super tele it's going to be the 500F4 that i have been lusting over for the last few years, it's a bit closer to reality right now but i still keep getting things jump in front of it in the queue! lol! One day!
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Fri Nov 27, 2009 3:53 pm

I'm using a Burton Zoom Pack 2008 filled with:
Pentax K10D, Pentax 17-70 F4, Pentax 55-300 F4-5.8, Sigma 120-400 F4.5-5.6, Pentax 50 F1.7, Metz 48 AF-1 Flash + white and yellow diffuser
additional batteries (flash and camera)
additional memory cards (hardly needed)
and when needed Benro tripod attached to the outside of the rucksack

and still loads of space available, for drinks, something to eat, phone, ... Big grin
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:51 pm

I use a Think Tank Modular System with a Think Tank Pro Speed Belt and Think Tank Pixel Racing Harness V 2.0.

The bag distribution goes like this:

- Think Tank Chimp Cage --> Gripped Canon EOS 450D w/2 batteries, battery charger, strap, and YongNuo Wireless Flash Triggers.

- Think Tank Trim Changer --> Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II and Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS or Canon Speedlite 430EX II, Giottos Small Rocket Air Blower, media credentials, WhiBal Card, LensPen, and extra set of four AA Sanyo Eneloop. I also have a Tiffen 77mm CPL which I put into a neoprene OpTech Filter Pack, and I hang it off the Trim Changer.

- Think Tank Large Lens Drop In --> Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM

- Think Tank Whip It Out! --> Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS

- Think Tank Modular Pouch --> Wallet, keys, and cellphone if not wearing the Pixel Racin Harness V 2.0, which has neoprene pockets in both straps.

I am looking to buy a Think Tank backpack to carry all this when not needing the belt and when transporting it. I'll also change the Trim Changer for a Speed Changer and probably sell the Chimp Cage.
Gripped 7D + Sigma 10-20mm + 17-40L + 50mm f/1.8 II + 70-200mm f/4L IS + EF 400mm f/5.6L + 580EX II
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:05 pm

well nice topic
i've my
battery grip
tripod
Nikon D90
Tamron 70/300
Nikkor 18/105
ummm
thats it
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sat Nov 28, 2009 12:56 am

Wow quite a diverse community here on Airliners.

I've got my Canon 500D body with battery grip, 400D body and...
- Sigma 80-400 EX with Tripod collar
- EF 18-55 IS
- Sigma 10-20 EX
- Three 4GB SD cards ( 1 Extreme II, 1 Extreme III, and one MicroSD adapter)
- Radioshack 97 scanner with a $20 USD antenna also bought from radioshack.

And the Sunpak 7500 'pro' tripod with two mounts, in my Honda Element.
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sat Nov 28, 2009 1:54 am

In my Lowepro Vortex 200 bag i have

EOS 50D + grip
EOS 400D + grip
ef 70-200mm f4
ef 100-400mm
ef-s 17-85mm
opticron spotting scope

I also have spare batteries, memory cards and filters. I'm hoping to add a 17-40mm f4L and a 24-105mm in the new year.
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 29, 2009 5:30 pm

Just picked up my 7D this weekend so now my bag consists off....

7D/5D2/1D2 (more than likely the 1D2 will get left at home a lot now.)

17-40F4L
24-105F4L
70-200F2.8LIS
100-400LIS
1.4x

If im not shooting Aviation and shooting other stuff ill sometimes take out the 400D for a small body and some of the primes... (15 Fish/20F1.8/50F1.4/85F1.8)
5D2/7D/1D2(soon to be a 1Dx) 17-40L/24-105L/70-200F2.8L/100-400L/24F1.4LII/50F1.2L/85F1.2LII
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Nov 29, 2009 10:06 pm

Aircraft photography kit as follows.  Smile

Canon 1D Mk III
Canon 20D

Canon 70-200 L IS USM F2.8
Canon 400 L USM F5.6
Cannon 17-40 L USM F4.0
Canon 1.4 x II Teleconverter
Canon 1D Mk III,Canon 20D+17-40 L f4.0,70-200 L IS USM f2.8,400 L USM f5.6,135 mm L f2.0, 50 mm f1.8,1.4 x II extender
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:01 pm

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/120/296693589_aeab1880e7_o.jpg....throw the 1.4x Canon TC in there as well.

Usually not all at one time unless I have taken a trip somewhere.

Danny
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:05 pm

Canon EOS 450D
Canon 70-200mm F4 L non-IS
Canon 75-300mm USMII
Canon 18-55mm EFS

Filter, lens cloths, Blower and cable to plug camera into Laptop and USB Internet stick (You never know when out and about something might need a speedy edit)

Also a Sony DSC-H50 Camera. Not the greatest camera, but mangaed to get my first few accepted on here with it................. Before getting the 450D
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:30 pm

Canon Eos 50D
Canon Eos 400D
Canon EF 17-40 F4 IF USM
Canon EF 70-200F4 IS USM
Canon EF 70-300 F4-5.6 IS USM
Canon 430EX II speedlite
Canon BG-E2N
Canon BG-E2
2x BP-511A
2xNB-2LH
Canon RS-80 N3 remote

Manfrotto 055 XB+Manfrotto 488RC2 Midi ball

Sandisk CF cards:
2x 16gb extreme UDMA (60mb/s)
1x 8gb extreme IV
1x 8gb ultra II

/othic

[Edited 2009-12-02 10:40:54 by othic]
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:52 am

check this out, Japanese spotters meet at NRT  eyepopping 
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:45 am

That gear must cost more than all my organs in the black market!

[Edited 2009-12-03 20:45:38]
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:26 pm



Quoting Vishaljo (Reply 41):
check this out, Japanese spotters meet at NRT

Impressive! I bet you can buy a house with all that gear...
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Fri Dec 04, 2009 5:17 pm

What's in my bag:

Nikon D700
Fuji S5 pro
Nikkor 300mm AF/S
Nikkor 180mm 2.8
Nikkor 85mm 1.8
Nikkor 70-300mm VR
Sigma 15-30
Kenko 1.4 teleconvertor
Extra batteries
A Giotto Q.ball blower
An Icom IC-R20 scanner
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:36 am



Quoting NicolasRubio (Reply 32):
I am looking to buy a Think Tank backpack to carry all this when not needing the belt and when transporting it.

Get the TT Airport Security or Airport AirStream. You won't like lugging that backpack around. I did it once with 3x MK IIn bodies, a 400 f/2.8, 70-200 2.8 and a 24-70 2.8 plus flash, batteries etc. It was miserable. Especially since I had to climb a moderately steep hill to get to my car after a football game.
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:29 am



Quoting Chrisair (Reply 45):
Get the TT Airport Security or Airport AirStream. You won't like lugging that backpack around. I did it once with 3x MK IIn bodies, a 400 f/2.8, 70-200 2.8 and a 24-70 2.8 plus flash, batteries etc. It was miserable. Especially since I had to climb a moderately steep hill to get to my car after a football game.

That's WAY more gear than I'll ever have! I can do fine with my gear in a backpack, so I don't need a roller. Nevertheless, if I start working as a Flight Attendant next year, I'll eventually get an Airport Take Off.
Gripped 7D + Sigma 10-20mm + 17-40L + 50mm f/1.8 II + 70-200mm f/4L IS + EF 400mm f/5.6L + 580EX II
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:31 pm

Not much to speak of for me as of yet, just starting out with my first DSLR.

Canon 40D body
4GB Card
Card box & pouch for the spare (soon to be added)
2x spare batteries
Canon 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens
UV Filter
+10 macro filter
Lens cleaning cloth, wipes, brush, blower, distilled water in dropper bottle.
2 silica gel sachets
USB cable

On order:
Canon 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 lens & UV filter
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Tue Dec 08, 2009 6:24 pm



Picked it up at walgreens a while back. Does pretty damn good though, considering what I've been able to post!

Like so many people often say: it's not the camera that determines the quality of the photo , its the Photographer!!!  praise 

[Edited 2009-12-08 10:26:35]
 
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RE: What's In Your Camera Bag Or Case?

Fri Dec 18, 2009 6:16 am



Quoting Vishaljo (Reply 41):
check this out, Japanese spotters meet at NRT

My god, the country of Canon, Nikon
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