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Gear List?

With Mother's Day and my Birthday coming up I'm starting a list of things I want. And guess what? They are all photography related!! I thought it would be neat to see what gear you have and then what is the list of gear you want to get? Maybe I can get some ideas.

Current List:
Canon T1i
Kit Lens
Canon 50mm f/1.8 (with filter)
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8
Bower SFD926C flash
A couple of camera bags
Cheap tripod
Photoshop Elements 8

Wish List:
Actual Possibilites...
Battery Grip
Remote shutter release
Extension tubes
Backdrop stand with seamless
Photoshop Elements Book (thanks to Sadie for the indirect suggestion!!)

Will have to keep dreaming...
A Tenba messenger bag
A very wide angle lens
A dedicated Macro
A long telephoto
Seperate monitor or computer for editing

Those with a battery grip, do you like it? Do you always use it? This is probably first and #1 on my list because I take so many portrait pictures and having that other shutter button would be nice (I think!)

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I haven't really touched my camera for a bit now. I have an engagement shoot this Saturday I should practice.

Here is my list.

- Canon 40D
- Canon 50mm f1.8
- Canon 100mm f2.8
- Canon 85mm f2.8
- Canon 70-200mm L f2.8
- Canon 16-35mm L f2.8
- 580 EXII Speedlight and CP-E4 Battery pack
Several camera bags

Wish List
- Canon 7D or 5DMII

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My gear
pentax k100d
50mm f2
70-200mm f4
18-55mm 5.6 (kit)
16-45mm F4 (bought yesterday but i think it's going back today)
lights
backdrops
stands etc

Wish list
cannon 5dII or Nikon d700
24-70 2.8 (to match the camera I end up with)
I think i'm exchanging my 16-45 for a 50 1.2 tonight...
laptop or ipad (something to show proofs on)
cs5
macro lens
my list could be miles long....lol

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Current list:
Canon T1i
Kit lens, with a Hoya UV filter added
50mm f/1.8 lens
Raynox 2.5x macro conversion lens that was originally for my Fuji S5100 (it works on the Canon too)
bag, extra battery, charger, etc.
an ancient tripod

Wish list:
a good real macro lens (not sure which one would be best for what I do, have to research)
a good telephoto lens (preferably 300mm or more, for birding, but that's way out of my price range for now)
a Speedlite
a new tripod
my own laptop or new computer (but that's another story LOL)

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Gear: (not much!)
Nikon D90
55-105 lens kit
50 mm f/1.8
bag
ancient tripod

Wish List: (EVERYTHING)
speedlight
300mm lens (found one for cheap, but can't afford even that!)
backdrops
stand
new & smaller bag
better tripod
Editing program- I'd be happy with Elements at this point

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Yes how could I forget a stand & backdrop for my wish list heheh Smile

Awww Sadie I wish you felt better about your PSP because it really does have all the abilities you need! Sad I do want some type of PS again someday too but it's not because I can't edit without it....

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"Amy_&_Eva" wrote:

Yes how could I forget a stand & backdrop for my wish list heheh Smile

Awww Sadie I wish you felt better about your PSP because it really does have all the abilities you need! Sad I do want some type of PS again someday too but it's not because I can't edit without it....

I would be happy if I had a book! That's what I need is a book to help me out. I do have a couple more questions for you, but I will pm you for those. I did a couple new ones and I am happy with them. I masked them in and played with contrast. Biggrin

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Yay I can't wait to see! I just replied to your PM Smile

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Current gear
50D
Canon 50mm 1.8
Tamaron 28-75mm 2.8
Sigma 70-200mm
Kit lens 17-85mm IS
Sigma speedlight
trigger for off camera flash
reflector, backdrop stand, 3 rolls seamless

Wish list
Canon 100mm 2.8 macro-will settle for the non L series as i'm close to getting that in terms of cash flow
-maybe the 85mm
hoenstly, if/when i get my macro, all will be right with my world for a while Smile

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Current:
Canon Xsi
kit lens 18-55mm
50mm 1.4
CS3
5 in 1 reflector 42" i think?
unopened roll of fake floor from michaels :rolleyes:
Brand new PC with 24 inch monitor (we bought this specifically for editing photos and my SO's work) I'm totally cheating on my MAC Wink
I had to choose between a new computer and a home studio set up... and I chose computer, because what's the point in having a studio when my computer is too darn slow to edit the pictures?

Wish list.... UM, what don't I want?
Calibration kit...
Backdrop stand and seamless paper. Thunder grey and Bone.
AB800 and softbox (not sure which softbox yet)
A wide angle and macro... not sure which one I'll get first?
Speed light
The list could go on and on! Smile

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"EL2" wrote:

- Canon 85mm f2.8
- Canon 70-200mm L f2.8

gimme!

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I only post now and then but was wondering if I could jump in too because I enjoyed checking out all of your lists

Current Gear, purchased over the last 3-4 years:
Nikon D300s - love having the video
D80
D50 - going to be selling bcs I just bought the 300s and will use the 80 as a backup
SB800 (kind of broken but still works)
Wireless remote
Nikon 70-200VR 2.8
Nikon 14-24mm 2.8 (bought two months ago and LOVE it)
Nikon 50mm 1.8
Nikon kit lens that I can't remember right now but haven't used in ages
2x AB800s
Photoflex large softbox
Photoflex 45" umbrella
Background setup
2 light stands
4 rolls seamless
4 or 5 fabric backgrounds i bought a while back on ebay
2 pieces of small plexi
box of wood flooring
piece of molding
tamrac backpack
Black rapid RS-5 strap (recently bought, one of the best purchases I've ever made)
cheap tripod
various memory cards, rechargeable batteries and props
Spyder 3
Photoshop CS4

Wishlist:
Full frame camera
Good Macro lens
zoom lens to cover my missing 24-70 range
reflector
light meter
SB900 or two Smile
new bulb for one of my AB's, broke it a while ago
trigger for my ABs, if its too bright sometimes my flash won't set them off
bigger backpack
laptop
more seamless in other colors
website
props
more confidence Wink

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"Melvin76" wrote:

gimme!

You would totally rock these two lenses Stacey!

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Thought I wanted a battery grip...ordered one, used it for a few shoots and hated it. Sent the thing back. It should be noted that I shoot 90% in portrait with the headshot business...hence my thinking I'd like the Battery grip...but nope..just didn't feel right to me.

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Oh, and the gear list:

Bodies: 5D Mark ii, Xti
Lenses in order of most used:
Canon 70-200 2.8L IS USM
Canon 100mm 2.8L IS
Canon 50mm 1.8
Canon 28-70 2.8L

Speedlight: 580 EX II

Software:
Photoshop CS4
Lightroom 2

CF cards: Most used is my Lexar 16 GB UDMA 300x, I also have two Lexar 32 GB UDMA 300x, but they are just too much for a regular session, I'm afraid I'd overshoot more than I already do if I don't have that 16 GB limit Smile . Have two 4 GB Kingston cards and one 8 GB Kingston card as well.

Odds and ends:
Gary Fong Lightsphere with white and amber tops.
Photovision target
REI Grey card
Lowepro backpack...PERFECT size for normal sessions.
Tenba Shootout Rolling Backpack, Medium...for Airport travel.
shutter remote
Manfroto Tripod...hardly used.
Op/Tech USA Neckstrap..LOVE!
Flash Bracket
Backdrop stand
Seamless Paper in Black, white, blue and chestnut
starving student off camera flash setup...stand, umbrella, cheapo pocket whiz
Spyder 2 Pro calibration
Two reflectors...small and 32 inch

Wish List:
85mm 1.8 or 1.2
50mm 1.4 or 1.2 (drool)
7D backup body
CS5 when it comes out
New calibration...not sure which one yet
Alien Bees 2 or 3 light setup with softbox
studio space. HA!