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The Official Gear List / Sig thread

1,504 posts
Joined Feb 2007
Location: Sheffield, UK
Aug 20, 2007 17:17 |  #736

Canon 30D with BG-E2
Canon IXUS 70 and 50
Holga 120N

Sigma 10-20mm f-4-5.6 EX DC HSM
Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II
Canon 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 USM
Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L IS
Sigma 30mm f1.4 EX DC HSM
Canon 50mm f1.8 II
Canon 85mm f1.8 USM
Sigma 150mm f2.8 EX DG IF HSM Macro

Canon BG-E2
Kenko extension tubes
Tokina (Kenko) 1.4x Teleconverter
Canon 580EX II
Canon OCE3
Manfrotto 055PPROB with 488RC2
Joby Gorrillapod SLR Zoom
Canon E1
Crumpler Daily XXL
Crumpler Pretty Boy XXXL
Various other filters and accesories.

Gear List

Mostly Lurking
18 posts
Joined Jul 2007
Aug 21, 2007 04:54 as a reply to  @ simwells's post |  #737

30 (Film)
A1 (film - uses FD lenses)

Canon 17-40 f/4L
Canon 28-135 f/3.5-5.6 IS
Canon 50 f1.8 II
Sigma 70-200 f2.8 EX DG HSM
Various FD lenses

Other Bits
550 EX flash
Various filters
Manfrotto Tripod/Monopod
LowePro backpack for when I want to take everything
Crumpler Bens Pizza XL for when I don't want to take everything
Lots of darkroom bits, now sadly surpassed by a computer and Photoshop
Loads and loads of other stuff hanging around....

flickr (external link)
7D2 | 17-40L | 28-135 IS | Sigma 70-200 F2.8 | 500EX | and lots of other stuff I probably forgot about...

Senior Member
601 posts
Joined Jan 2007
Aug 22, 2007 10:55 as a reply to  @ post 3751880 |  #738

5DII x2

70-200 2.8L IS
50 1.4

580EX II x 2


Senior Member
384 posts
Joined Oct 2005
Location: Stafford, UK
Aug 22, 2007 17:00 as a reply to  @ post 1578242 |  #739

Camera Bodies:

Canon 28-90
Canon 75-300 III USM
Canon 18-55 kit lens
Sigma 70-200 f2.8
Canon 100-400 IS USM
Sigma 24-70 f2.8
Sigma 120-300 f2.8
Sigma 1.4 teleconverter
Canon 50mm f/1.8 II
Sigma 8mm f3.5
Canon 17-40 f4
Canon 50mm f1.4

Other stuff I use:
Cheap flash heads
Lowepro Nature Trekker II ruck sack
Manfrotto 458B tripod
Manfrotto 681B monopod
Epson P5000 storage tank

Gear List

1,672 posts
Joined Jul 2007
Location: Apex, NC
Post edited over 7 years ago by JBaz.
Aug 24, 2007 18:28 |  #740

Canon 1D MkIIn
Canon 5D MkII
Canon 30D

Canon EF 17-40 f/4L
Canon EF 16-35 f/4 ISL
Canon EF 50 f/1.4L
Canon EF 85 f/1.8L
Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L
Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS

Canon 2x II TC
Manfrotto 3021PRO tripod
Manfrotto 488RC2 Ball Head
Manfrotto 234RC Tilt Head
Gitzo Carbon Fiber GM2540
Stroboframe ProT Flash Bracket
Think Tank Airport Acceleration Backpack
Think Tank Steroid Speed Belt
Think Tank Modular Set
Think Tank Big Stick Monopod Bag
Think Tank Hydrophobia 300-600 rain cover
Canon Professional Gadget Bag 1EG
Canon 2400 Gadget Bag

Studio Equipment
White Lightning x1600 monolight (x3)
AlienBees AB800 monolight(x2)
AlienBees ABR800 ringflash
AlienBees 30" moon unit
AlienBees Giant foldable Softbox
AlienBees Large foldable Softbox
AlienBees Large Softbox
AlienBees Medium foldable Softbox
AlienBees Beauty Dish
AlienBees Reflector Holder
AlienBees Boom
AlienBees Vagabond II
AlienBees 48" Transparent Umbrella (x2)
AlienBees 48" Silver Umbrella
AlienBees Background light stand (x2)
AlienBees 10°, 20°, 30°, 40° Grids
AlienBees Barn doors
AlienBees 13' heavy duty lightstand
AlienBees CyberSync Transmitter (2)
AlienBees CyberSync AC receiver (3)
AlienBees CyberSync Battery receiver
Giottos LC 325 Lightstand (x4)
42" 5 in 1 Reflector
Sekonic L-358 Flash Meter

Camera Gear

"Besides the military, photography is the only profession of where you can be proud of shooting people..."

tony ­ fanning
Senior Member
834 posts
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Joined Jan 2006
Location: Colwyn Bay,North Wales, UK
Aug 25, 2007 03:18 |  #741

Canon 5D mkii
Canon 5D mkii
Canon 7D

Canon 50mm f1.4
Canon 17-40mm f4L
Canon 24mm f1.4L
Canon 24-105mm f4L
Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L IS
Canon 100mm f2.8L macro IS
Canon 85mm f1.8

Canon 580EX mkII Speedlite
Canon 580EX mkII Speedlite
Canon 430 EX Speedlite
Canon 430 EX Speedlite
Sunpak 383 flash
Sunpak 26DX flash
4 X Pocket Wizards plus II
2 X Pocket Wizards Flex TT5
2 X Pocket Wizards Mini TT1
2 X Pocket Wizards AC3 zone controller

Various Elinchrom and Bowens studio strobes
paper backgrounds

Big ideas - little wallet!

Regards, Tony
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Perry ­ Ge
Batteries? We don't need no...   . . . or cards.
12,266 posts
Gallery: 83 photos
Best ofs: 2
Likes: 298
Joined Jul 2007
Location: Hong Kong
Post edited over 7 years ago by Perry Ge. (26 edits in all)
Aug 25, 2007 04:00 |  #742

Fujifilm X100T

M Mount
Leica M6, M2
35mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH
Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.4 Classic MC, 21mm f/4 Color-Skopar P

Micro Four Thirds
Olympus E-M10
Olympus 12 2.0, Panasonic 20 1.7 II, Olympus 45 1.8

5D Classic
40 STM, 400 5.6L, 24-105L IS

Plus a bunch of other lesser-used cameras, old manual focus lenses, accessories and a fridge full of film...

Stuff I got rid of
1DsII, 1DIII, 1DIIN, 1DII, 20D x2, 400D
50L, 135L, 85L II, 35L, 200 2.8L II, 17-40L, 85 1.8, 50 1.4, 50 1.8 II, 28 1.8, 28-105 3.5 II, 18-55, Sigma 50 1.4 EX, Sigma 10-20 4-5.6

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32 posts
Joined Aug 2007
Location: Albert Lea, MN
Aug 25, 2007 07:35 |  #743

Gear List
Nifty Fifty
28-135 f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
580EX II
Manfrotto 3021PRO tripod
Manfrotto 488RC2 Ball Head
Lowepro Slingshot 200AW

My Gear List

Senior Member
946 posts
Joined Aug 2007
Location: brisbane, australia
Aug 27, 2007 06:52 |  #744

bodies : 350d
canon.zooms : 18-55/3.5-5.6 | 100-300/5.6
canon.accessories : 420ez | bg-e3
other.accessories : sandisk 2gb ultra ii | crumpler 7 million dollar home
realistic.wish.list : 50/1.4 | 580ex ii | gary fong lightsphere ii
unrealistic.wish.list (it will happen one day though) : 5d | 24-70/2.8 | 70-200/2.8 is | bg-e4

tim. seventeen. male. simple. employed.

Senior Member
273 posts
Likes: 20
Joined Dec 2006
Location: Bay Area, CA
Sep 01, 2007 20:37 |  #745

The Body:
Canon 40D

The Lenses:
Canon 60mm EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD
Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM

The Flashes:
Canon 430EX
Alien Bees B800 Strobe Flash

Flickr (external link)
Facebook (external link)
Gear List

Senior Member
395 posts
Joined Aug 2007
Location: Australia, Victoria
Sep 02, 2007 04:53 as a reply to  @ xzombiex's post |  #746

The Slightly Improved Gear

Pink = New addition in the last 6 months
Grey = Previously owned

The Cameras:
Canon 5D MKII
Canon 5D "Classic" (Not so brand new, but still shiny)
Canon G1X
Canon BG-E4 Battery Grip for 5D Classic
Canon 300D (Flogged to death, but still working)
5’ 8” Bit rotund (Old, but still working)

The Lenses:
Zeiss Distagon T* 21mm f/2.8 ZE magical piece of glass
Canon 50mm f1.4
Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM
Canon 24-105mm L (Woo Hoo, my first piece of L glass)
Canon kit lens EF-s 18-55 f/3.5
Canon kit lens EF 55-200 IS USM f/4.5
Mulitfocal (So I can actually see what I am trying to photography)

The Lighting:
Canon Speedlite 580EX II Flash
Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash
3 x Konway CFL studio lighting kit
Light tent
The flash that pops up on the 300D camera
Two Premier F-2000 auto slave flashes (Cheap but effective)
The Sun (When it is being cooperative)

The Filters:
Cokin P Series mount and assorted rings
Cokin P Series – Various Filters
Hoya UV Filters (Various)
Hoya Circular Polarizing Filters (Various)

The Bags:
Lowepro Nova 4 AW
Lowepro Nova 1 AW
Adorama Safari Medium backpack (Same as National Geographic but 1/2 the price)
Lowepro Orion AW Backpack

The Tripods:
Dolica Proline AX620B100 lightweight tripod but supports up to 13.2 lbs
Manfrotto 680B monopod with Tristar PG-01 trigger head
Manfrotto 785B lightweight tripod
Zhumell Goldphoto heavy-duty tripod 6.5’ (Manfrotto clone)
Zhumell Goldphoto YH410 head (Manfrotto clone)
Katmandu lightweight tripod (Lent it to my son, now lost somewhere in China)
Katmandu 8” table top tripod
Two legs and a pair of steady hands

The Storage Whilst Travelling:
ASUS Netbook 11.5"

The Software:
PhotoShop CS5
Lightroom 4
Adobe Bridge

The Other Bits:
Phottix Wireless Remote C3
POTN OpTech Pro Loop Strap
ColorVision Spyder 2 Colorimeter Suite
Sandisk Extreme III CF cards (For the new baby)
Sandisk Ultra II CF cards (Various)
Fake Sandisk Ultra II 2GB CF card (They saw me coming)
Digital Concepts AC/DC Battery Charger
Canon RC-1 wireless remote
Lots of enthusiasm
Bugger all talent

The Shopping List:
A truck load of L lenses


If it is in focus it is porn, if it is blurred it is art.....

The Slightly Improved Gear

9 posts
Joined Jun 2005
Location: Northern IL
Sep 02, 2007 10:48 as a reply to  @ Paparazzo's post |  #747


EF 16-35 F2.8 L
EF 24-70 F2.8 L
EF 70-200 F4.0L

EF 100 F2.8 Macro
EF 50 1.8II

Other Stuff:
580 EX

:cool: Lou

My Gear Comments and Critiques are Always Welcome.

Indecent ­ Exposure
3,402 posts
Joined Jan 2007
Location: Austin, Texas
Post edited over 2 years ago by Indecent Exposure. (2 edits in all)
Sep 03, 2007 03:12 |  #748

Canon 5D Mark III / E-1 Handstrap
Canon EOS-M

Canon EF 17-40mm f4.0L
Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L II / Heliopan SH-PMC Slim UV filter
Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS II / B+W XS-Pro MRC UV filter / RRS footplate
Canon EF 85mm f1.8
Samyang 14mm f2.8 ED AS IF UMC
Lensbaby Composer Pro, Control Freak w/ Edge 80, Sweet 35, other assorted optics and accessories

Canon EF-M 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM
Canon EF-M 22mm f2 STM

Profoto B1
Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT x2
Canon ST-E3-RT Speedlite Transmitter
Westcott 60" Umbrella
Westcott 28" Apollo Softbox
Westcott 43" Apollo Orb
Manfrotto Lite Tite Swivels
Manfrotto 1005BAC Alu Ranker light stands
22" eBay Beauty Dish

Really Right Stuff TVC-33 Tripod / RRS TA-3-LC leveling base with integral clamp
Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ballhead / B2 AS II clamp
Really Right Stuff B5D3-LA L-Plate

LowePro Pro Trekker 300 AW
LowePro Pro Messenger 180 AW
LowePro Event Messenger 250
LowePro Passport Sling
LowePro Slingshot 200 AW
LowePro Toploader Pro 75 AW
LowePro Toploader Pro 70 AW
LowePro S&F Filter Pouch 100
Really Right Stuff TQB-89 Tripod Quiver Bag
ThinkTank Trim Changer
Canon 200 EG
Manfrotto LBAG110 Light Stand Bag

Other Bits:
Canon Pixma Pro9500 printer
Canon Selphy 800
Really Right Stuff B150-B Macro Focusing Rail Package
Really Right Stuff B87-B flash bracket
Really Right Stuff PCL-1 B Panning Clamp
Singh-Ray LB Neutral Circular Polarizer (82mm thin mount)
Singh-Ray LB Warming Circular Polarizer (82mm thin mount)
Singh-Ray LB Color Combo (82mm)
Singh-Ray Vari-ND (82mm thin mount)
Singh-Ray Gold-N-Blue Polarizer (77mm thin mount)
Singh-Ray Galen Rowell 2-Stop Hard, 2-Stop Soft GND, 4-Stop Soft GND
Singh-Ray George Lepp 2-Stop ND
Singh-Ray Daryl Benson 3-Stop Reverse GND
Heliopan ES Grey ND 1.8 (82mm)
Lee Foundation Kit
Lee Wide Angle Adapters aplenty
Lee BIG Stopper
Lee Circular Polarizer
B+W XS-Pro Kaesemann MRC Nano Circular Polarizer (82mm)
B+W .9 ND filter
B+W 1.8 ND filter
B+W Step-up rings aplenty
Canon TC-80N3 remote with ET-1000N3 extension cable
Canon Angle Finder C
Canon Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3
Canon Extender 2X III
Canon Extension Tube EF25 II
Canon Extension Tube EF12 II
Canon CP-E4 battery pack
Canon AW-DC50 All Weather Case for SD450
Raynox DCR-250
Epson P-7000 Multimedia Viewer
HTC EVO 3D (as a GPS, calculator, and someday a LiveView screen)
Asus Transformer Prime 32GB w/ Asus Keyboard Dock
Apple iPad2 16GB wifi
Sto-Fen Omnibounce
Black Rapid RS-5
Luma Loop 2
POTN OpTech Pro Loop Strap
OpTech CPS Strap
Datacolor Spyder3 Elite
Maha Powerex WizardOne MH-C9000 charger
Sanyo Eneloops all over the place

Previously Owned Notables:
Canon 1D Mark III
Canon 5D
Canon Rebel XTi
Canon 40D
Canon GL-2
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f2.8 IS
Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS
Canon EF 100mm f2.8 Macro
Canon EF 100mm f2.8L IS Macro
Canon EF 50mm f1.4
Canon EF 85mm f1.8
Sigma 50mm f1.4 EX DG HSM
PCB Cyber Commander
LowePro Slingshot 302 AW

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Senior Member
265 posts
Likes: 1
Joined Apr 2005
Location: Stafford,VA
Post edited over 5 years ago by toyguru.
Sep 05, 2007 00:07 |  #749

Canon 5DMKII <----workhorse
Canon 5DMKII <----New one in town
Canon 5D
Canon 40D <---- Gone to a new home
Canon 20D <---- Gone to a new home
Canon G12 <----world traveler and time lapse camera
Canon Pro-1 <--Backup camera
Fujifilm X100 <--- badass little backup camera
Sony DSCP-10 <--Little camera that could
Minolta Hi-Matic F <--Yes it's film!
Minolta Hi-Matic 7SII <--Also film

Moving Picture Taker

16-35mm 2.8L I + Hood
24-70mm 2.8L + Hood
70-200mm 2.8L IS + Hood
50mm 1.8II <---Broken :sad:

Let There Be LIGHT!
580EX x2 both modified with mono sync
Sekonic L-358
Pocket Wizard Plus II x4
Bogen 001B Nano lightstand x2
Newton Di100FR2
Westcott Apollo 2202 28" softbox

BG-E4 Battery Grip
BG-E2 Battery Grip x2
Manfrotto 694 Monopod
Manfrotto 3001BPRO Tripod
484RC2 Head
488RC2 Head
Cokin P holder and NG filters
Photoflex Pro Photo Backdrop Kit

Crumpler 7 Million Dollar Home
Think Tank Skin 75 Pop Down
Think Tank Skin Double Wide
Think Tank Pro Speed Belt XL
Domke F2
Domke F-802
Domke F-804
LowePro Computrekker (SOLD)
LowePro Stealth Reporter RL200
Tamrac Velocity 9
LowePro Slingshot 300AW (SOLD)
Tamrac Adventure 9
Pelican 1550 w/1555 insert
Pelican 1510 w/dividers and Porta Brace PB2550LSO laptop case attached
Cotton Carrier Holster

13" MacBook core Duo dual boot with win7 <---- the everything machine
MacPro Tower 2.66GHz quad-core Intel
12" iBook G4 <----portable power
MacMini Single Core

Gear List
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DigitalStream Productions (external link)

Cream of the Crop
6,897 posts
Joined Apr 2007
Location: Sydney, Australia...
Sep 05, 2007 19:11 |  #750


| 1D MkIV | 1D MkIII | 5D MkII | 15FE | 16-35 f2.8 L | 24-70 f2.8 L | 70-200 f2.8 IS L II | 35 f1.4 L | 135 f2 L | 300 f2.8 IS L | 580 EX II | 580 EX II |

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