Wednesday, October 7, 2009

What's in Your Camera Bag?

Laura and I decided it would be fun to find out what you all have in your camera bags. We'll begin by listing our stuff.

Christina Handley's camera bag:

Nikon D3
Nikon D2X
Nikon D200 transformed into an infrared camera.
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR lenses (x2)
AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D lens
AF-S DX Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF ED lens
AF-DX Nikkor fisheye10.5mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens
AF Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D macro lens
AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D lens
AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II
Nikkor MC-30 cable release
SB-800 Speedlight
Lots of Sandisk 8 gig and 4 gig Extreme III compact flash cards
Pocket Wizards
Manfroto monopod, model # 334B
Manfroto tripod, model # 190QCB
Manfroto tripod head, model # 322RC2

On Christina's wish list:

Nikon D700
Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED VR lens

Laura Cotterman's camera bag:

Nikon D3
Canon 5D
Canon G10
Canon Camcorder Vixia HF100
Sony Camcorder HVR-V1U

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Canon Telephoto EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Canon 1.4 Teleconverter
Canon 77mm 500D Close-up Lens
Canon 580EX Flash
Canon cable release

Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR lens
Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR Lens
Nikon Super Wide Angle AF 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX
Wide Angle AF Nikkor 24mm f/2.8D
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD
AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II
Nikkor MC-30 cable release
Nikon SB-800 Speedlight
Lensbaby Composer with macro and super wide angle
Kenko extension tubes

Lots of Sandisk 8gig Extreme III compact flash cards and some Sandisk 4 gig cards as well
Pocket Wizards
Manfrotto monopod, model #562B for video
Manfrotto tripod, model # 3021BPRO with a 501 HDV fluid head for video
Manfrotto 055MF4 with Kirk ball head
Another Manfrotto monopod

Quantum Turbo 2x2 Battery
Quantum Qflash

On Laura's wish list:

Nikon D700
Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED VR lens
AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D lens
Canon 7D

So .... what's in your camera bag?


Judy Anne said...

What kinda bags are you two using to carry/lug so much equipment?


Fiona and Andy said...

Wow - that's a lot to carry around. I have:
- Canon Rebel XTi & battery grip
- Canon 17-40mm f/4.0L USM
- Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM
- Canon 70-200mm f/4.0L IS USM
- Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro USM
- Canon Speedlite 430EX
- Manfrotto tripod and ballhead

Wishlist: the Canon 7D

SAMV said...

I have stayed with Nikons. My husband uses Canons.
-Nikon 18-200mmVR
-Nikon 80-400mm VR
-Sigma 10-20mm DG
-Nikon 105mm Micro
-Coolpix 5700
-Coolpix L5
-Nikon F100
-SB 800
-Slik tripod & monopod

I've thought about making the 5700 into an infrared camera for fun. Christina - do you play with yours very much?

Wish list: 70-200mm VRII 2.8
135mm f2
50mm 1.4
carbon fiber tripod

Christina Handley said...

Hi Judy Anne,

I meant to include that in the blog post and I forgot. We both use a Pelican case, model # 1510. It is the hard case that fits in the airplane overhead compartments. And we each have a small backpack for shorter outings.

Christina Handley said...


Well to be honest, I don't use it all that much. I should use it more but it never gets out of my bag that often. Laura and I share it. The camera body was mine and I got it converted and Laura bought the two lenses that we use with it. I'll have to find a couple of pics to share. They are really cool!