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Old 15th of March 2007 (Thu)   #503
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Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 40D
Canon PowerShot A630
Canon XA10


Canon EF-S 10-22 f/3.5-4.5
Canon EF 85 f/1.8
Canon EF 100 f/2.8 Macro with $2.97 DIY Hood
Canon EF 24-70L f/2.8
Canon EF 70-200L f/2.8 non-IS
Canon EF 100-400L f/4.5-5.6


Feisol Tournament CT-3442 Tripod; Manfrotto 3021BPRO Tripod; Manfrotto 7322YB M-Y Tripod with Ball Head; Manfrotto 322RC2 Horizontal Grip Action Ball Head; Manfrotto 488RC2 Midi Ball Head with RC2 Rapid Connect Plate (3157N); Manfrotto 701HDV Pro Fluid Video Mini Head; Giottos Professional Mini Ball Head Camera Mount; Joby Gorillapod Focus; Manfrotto PIXI Mini Table Top Tripod (My Review)

Manfrotto 3245 Monopod w/3229 Tilt Head QR; My DIY Monopod with Three Legged Stand



Canon 580EX
Canon 580EXII
Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger, 2 Receivers


10'x24' "Maple Walnut" muslin backdrop by Civichrome from Amvona
(Maroon, Brown, Rust and Cream handpainted)
10'x20' "Boston Gardens" muslin backdrop by Civichrome from Amvona
(Pastel Blue, Purple, Yellow and Cream handpainted)


Impact Heavy Duty Light Stand
Westcott 43" White Satin Umbrella, Collapsible with Black Cover
Manfrotto 244N Variable Friction Magic Arm (2)
Manfrotto 237HD Heavy-Duty Flex Arm for Super Clamp
Kamerar 11 Inch Heavy Duty PRO LED Video Light Magic Arm, with Variable Friction Adjustable Arm and Hot-Shoe Mount
Manfrotto Super Clamp (2); Impact Super Clamp (2)
Manfrotto 155 Tilt-top Head with Camera Platform 143BKT
Manfrotto 015 1/4-Inch-20 Male 20mm Long to 3/8-Inch Female Adapter
Manfrotto 088 Stand 1/4-20-Inch Female to 3/8-Inch Male 20mm Long Adapter


DIY Custom Flash Bracket
DIY Gel Holder for Speedlite and Straw Grid Snoot Combo
DIY Flash "Speed(lite) Gun"
DIY Multi-Purpose Lightstand
DIY Background Stand
DIY Background Stand for 53"w Seamless Paper
DIY Diffusion Panel (4.5'x7')
DIY Diffusion/Sun Panel (3'x4')
DIY Foamcore Reflectors
DIY Light Box with Clamp Light Stand
DIY Diffuser-Reflector for Hot-Shoe Flash
DIY Light Stand Caster Wheels


Lee Filter System (Holder + UWA Adapter) with .9 Soft GND (My Review)
DIY Filters for Lee or Other Filter Holders
Hoya 77mm Super-HMC Circular Polarizer Multi Coated Pro 1 Extra Thin Glass Filter


Kata Backpack R-103 (My Review)
Kata Torso Pack T-212 (My Review)
Kata Torso Pack T-214 (My Review)
Kata EPH System (My Review)
Kata Holster Case H-14, with Golf Bag Shoulder Strap
Kata Sling Case S-308
Think Tank Speed Racer V2.0 Shoulder Bag (My Review)
Think Tank Digital Holster 30 (My Review)
Think Tank Lens Changer 35 V2.0
Think Tank Speed Changer V2.0
Pelican 1614 with 1500D Peli Desiccant Silica Gel
Pelican PCTB38 38" Padded Tripod/Lightstand Case
Hakuba Tripod Bag


500GB Seagate FreeAgent eSATA External HD
750GB Seagate FreeAgent Desktop External HD
2 x 320GB WD Passport Essential Portable HD
2 TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk External HD
2 TB Western Digital WD Elements Desktop External HD


Sekonic L758DR Lightmeter (for calibrating it to your camera:
TC80N3 Timer Remote
Canon Angle Finder C
Canon EP-EX15 II Eyepiece Extender
Stroboframe RL 2000 Flash Bracket
FastCap HOD-DOUBLE Handle On Demand
Delkin Fat Gecko Ipad 2 Mount


Canon Compact Battery Pack CP-E4
La Crosse BC-900 Charger & ZTS Pulse Load Multi-Battery Tester
Sanyo eneloop
MAHA Powerex
MAHA Powerex Imedion
6,560 Flash Pops Later: "AA" Rechargeable Battery Tests


DSLR Remote Pro
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended
Adobe Lightroom 5.3


1. Understanding Exposure, by Bryan Peterson
2. Studio Lighting Made Easy, by Scott Smith
3. On-Camera Flash: Techniques for Digital Wedding and Portrait Photography, by Neil van Niekerk
4. Off-Camera Flash: Techniques for Digital Photographers, by Neil van Niekerk
5. Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites, by Syl Arena
6. The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes, by Joe McNally
7. Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting, by Fil Hunter, Steven Biver, and Paul Fuqua
8. Master Lighting Guide, by Christopher Grey
9. The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom5: Book for Digital Photographers, by Scott Kelby
10. The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Book for Digital Photographers, by Scott Kelby
11. The Adobe Photoshop CS4: One-on-One, by Deke McClelland
12. The Photographer's Guide to Filters, by Lee Frost
13. Color Management for Digital Photographers for Dummies, by T. Padova & D. Mason
14. The Business of Studio Photography, by Edward Lilley




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