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RUMURUTI
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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by RUMURUTI » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:32 pm

2013 has been a pretty positive year concerning my photography and of course my kit went through an upgrading.

- n° 1 Nikon D800E
- n° 2 Nikon D90
- Sigma 300mm f2.8
- Nikon 80-400mm
- Nikon 105mm Micro
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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by badprop_za » Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:52 pm

So I have added a 2nd body to my kit.

Current set-up:

Nikon D3000
Nikon D7000
Nikon 18-55 DX VR
Nikon 18-105 DX VR
Sigma 70-300 non-APO (Looking to sell this soon)


Future additions:

Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX VR
Tamron 70-200 f2.8 (If I could get a decent price on a second hand VR1 I would go that route)
Why do time fly when you are having fun?

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by JDW » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:48 pm

Added several items this year.
Now have;
Nikon D3 x 2 - FX body
Nikon D610 - FX body
Nikon D200 - DX body
Nikon 400mm f2.8 lens
Nikon 300mm f2.8 lens
Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 lens
Nikon 70-300mm lens
Nikon 18-200mm lens
Nikon 18-55mm lens
Nikon 105mm macro lens
Nikon 50mm f1.4 lens
Plus converters, tripods, monopods etc
I just need to know how to use them all now!!
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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by badprop_za » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:44 pm

So I added the Nikon 70-300VR to my kit.

As it stands:

Nikon D3000
Nikon D7000
Nikon 18-55 DX VR
Nikon 18-105 DX VR
Nikon 50 f1.8 D (Newly added)
Nikon 70-300 VR
Sigma 70-300 non-APO (Will be looking for a new home soon)

The 70-200 will only happen next year. :pray:
Why do time fly when you are having fun?

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by timbo » Mon May 26, 2014 3:34 pm

So my kit has Upgraded Considerable

Canon 1D MK II
Canon 6D
Canon 400mm f/2.8
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8
Canon 17-40mm f/4
Canon 50mm f/1.4
Canon 24-70mm f/4
Canon 100mm Macro
Canon 2x Extender

All snuggled into a Clik Elite Bag and a Manfrotto Lens Bag
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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by vinkie » Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:52 pm

We have recently upgraded our kit :dance:

Our kit:

Nikon D7000
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
Nikon AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED
Sigma 500mm f/4.5 EX APO DG HSM
Keno 300 Pro DGX 1.4TC
Nikon D90
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G ED


Upgrade:

- Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Nano :dance:
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Our 2013 Trip Report: Vinkie and Apex Predator back in the bushveld

:dance: Planning our 2017 trip to Kruger National Park or Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park :dance:

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by Mafuta B » Fri Aug 01, 2014 8:13 am

Ughh reading thru some of the kit in this thread makes me feel rather insignificant :) and a bit jealousy as well :twisted: :mrgreen: ;)

I've got:

Canon 7D
Canon 18 - 135 F3.6
Canon 100 -400 USM
Canon 50 F1.8 (for the night shots etc)
Canon 430 EXII Flash
Battery pack

And a whole list of filters and flash equipment tripod monopod etc :)

still trying to take good enough pics to justify some serious equipment. Until I learn the whole camera it wont be upgrade time :)
At the end of it all you don't want to go into the grave peacefully and quietly in well preserved body... You want to go sort off skidding in sideways, full of bruises and scratches saying: "Man what a ride!!!"

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by tedredrum » Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:49 am

tedredrum wrote:Just added a third body and a new lens. Now have:

Canon 7D x2
Canon 40D
Canon 24-105mm F4L
Canon 70-200mm 2.8L
Canon 300mm 2.8L
Canon 10-22mm 3.5-5.6
Canon 1.4xII
Canon 2xII
Canon 580EXII

I didn't have the 300mm or the 24-105mm for my last Kruger trip. Can't wait to try them there in July!!!!!



Some significant upgrades to my kit....

Canon 1Dx
Canon 5D markIII
Canon 7D markII
Canon 300mm 2.8L IS
Canon 70-200mm 2.8L IS II
Canon 25-105mm 4L IS
Canon 16-35mm 2.8L IS II
Canon 8-15mm 4L
Canon 1.4x III
Canon 2x III
Canon 580EXII

Really Right Stuff TVC33 tripod with BH55 head
Manfrotto Monopod with RRS MH01 head

Think Tank Photo Roller Derby rolling bag
Think Tank Photo Streetwalker Hard Drive backpack
KTP 2015 (1st time)

November 12-14 Twee Rivieren
November 14-16 Mata-Mata
November 16-20 Nossob

November 20-23 TMNP

KNP July 2016:

July 10-12 Mopani (1st stay)
July 12-14 Olifants
July 14 Orpen (1st stay)
July 15-17 Tamboti
July 17-20 Lower Sabie

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by ekoppen » Sun Feb 01, 2015 11:25 pm

My camera strategy is.
1-Image quality
2-Reach
3-Size
4-Weight
I shoot mostly video with some photos and my wife shoots all photos. Eighty percent daytime wildlife.

My wife's kit,
Panasonic GH3 body, 14-140mm, 3.5-5.6 DSLR equivalent 28-280 mm plus extended telephoto (optical not digital)

Panasonic GH3 body, 100-300mm 4.0-5.6 DSLR equivalent 200-600 mm plus extended telephoto
to 900mm+ with in camera cropping (optical not digital)

My kit,

Panasonic GH3 body, 14-140mm, 3.5-5.6
Panasonic GH4 body, 100-300mm 4.0-f5.6

Each cameras' thirteen presets are programed identically so makes no difference which camera is picked up

ThinkTank Security roller bag, Handles all four cameras and much more

Sold everything else

Yes I'm really pleased with these hybrids

Manfrotto MKC3-H01M Compact Series Tripod with Photo/Video Grip Head
Cotton Carrier, two camera vest (for bush walks)

"Lightning Trigger"TM shutter release

To see video results view my travel report,
http://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=83723

*****2016*****
Skukuza Oct 28, 29,30,31
Orpen Nov 1, 2
Punda Maria Nov 4, 5
Oliphants Nov 6, 7, 8
Satara Nov 9, 10, 11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25
Lower Sabi Nov 26, 27,28,29
Crocodile Bridge Nov 30 Dec 1

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by Luren » Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:02 am

Hi All
New to this thread
I enjoy the photography but still very new to it. Also pretty much self teaching. I got lots to learn.

Kit:
Canon EOS400d
Canon EOS40d
Lenses:
-Canon 18-55
-canon 70-300
-sigma 150-500
I use a bean bag and also Manfrotto monopod.

I would like to upgrade to canon 70d or even 7d
but they are costly and the So says learn every function on your current cameras even if they are old before spending money!

Anyone selling theirs- she doesn't need to know :naughty:

Thanks alot
come what come may, the time and the hour runs through the roughest day

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by tedredrum » Sun Jun 07, 2015 6:44 am

tedredrum wrote:
tedredrum wrote:Just added a third body and a new lens. Now have:

Canon 7D x2
Canon 40D
Canon 24-105mm F4L
Canon 70-200mm 2.8L
Canon 300mm 2.8L
Canon 10-22mm 3.5-5.6
Canon 1.4xII
Canon 2xII
Canon 580EXII

I didn't have the 300mm or the 24-105mm for my last Kruger trip. Can't wait to try them there in July!!!!!



Some significant upgrades to my kit....

Canon 1Dx
Canon 5D markIII
Canon 7D markII
Canon 300mm 2.8L IS
Canon 70-200mm 2.8L IS II
Canon 25-105mm 4L IS
Canon 16-35mm 2.8L IS II
Canon 8-15mm 4L
Canon 1.4x III
Canon 2x III
Canon 580EXII

Really Right Stuff TVC33 tripod with BH55 head
Manfrotto Monopod with RRS MH01 head

Think Tank Photo Roller Derby rolling bag
Think Tank Photo Streetwalker Hard Drive backpack


Have now added:

GoPro Hero 4 Silver
Canon 600mm f4L IS II
Really Right Stuff PG-02 LLR Pano-Gimbal Head
Really Right Stuff MC34 Monopod with Andy Biggs Ultimate Safari Package
Badger door/window mount
Think Tank Photo Lens Limo backpack
KTP 2015 (1st time)

November 12-14 Twee Rivieren
November 14-16 Mata-Mata
November 16-20 Nossob

November 20-23 TMNP

KNP July 2016:

July 10-12 Mopani (1st stay)
July 12-14 Olifants
July 14 Orpen (1st stay)
July 15-17 Tamboti
July 17-20 Lower Sabie

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by charlesjorg » Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:45 am

Bodies:
Canon 5d mk3
Canon 7d mk2

Lenses:
EF 100-400mm mk2
EF 500mm mk2 f4
EF 100mm f2.8 macro
EF 85mm f1.8
EF 16-35mm f4
EF 24-105mm f4
Sigma 35mm f1.4

1.4x & 2x extenders

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Re: Photography Kit Parade

Unread post by Camera Man » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:24 am

2 x Nikon D4
300 f 2.8
600 f 4
200-500 f 5.6
28-70 f 2.8

bean bags
mono pod
window pod


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