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What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« on: June 25, 2017, 15:41:52 »
I thought there used to be a thread devoted to "What's in your camera bag?" but I've been unable to track it down. It's possible I saw it at another site, but just wanted to make sure.
Does anyone remember such a thread here, and if so where is it?
Please and thanks,
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 19:26:21 »
That rings a bell in my mind as well, unfortunately I can't recall where I saw it either. But, maybe someone else will be able to fill in the blanks.

Or, you could declare this thread the official NG version!  ;D
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2017, 19:44:03 »
I remember the thread too, but it might have been called differently.
Nevertheless, if I travel light my camera bag contains, usually the following:

D750
10.5DX fish-eye
20/1.8 AF-S
85/1.4 AF-D or 135/2.0 DC
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2017, 20:03:25 »
Today's trip : Df, and Zeiss 25/2, 50/2, 135/2 in a small shoulder bag normally used for m43. Complete with cleaning pencil, spare battery, reading glasses, and two pocket books bought on the way.

(edit: the lighter, and quite capable, variant is Nikkor 28/2, 50/2 and 105/2.5)
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2017, 21:34:33 »
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2017, 07:05:57 »
Normally a Nikon D800, AF-S 20/1.8G ED, AF-S 50/1.8G, AF-S 105/2.8G ED VR. Also most of the time an AF 70-180/4.5-5.6D ED Micro-Nikkor and AF 28-70/3.5-4.5D. And there's more: an SB-800, SC-3 IR pass filter for CLS/AWL as I don't like to use on camera flash unless I have to. I carry this almost everywhere.

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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2017, 10:51:52 »
Most of the time:

My stuff

D3
F, F2 or F3 depending on which film I want to shoot, and what's in each camera
16mm f3,5 Fish Eye Nikkor
55mm f1,2 Nikkor-S.C
80-200 f4 Ai-S or 105mm f2,5 Nikkor-P

Kristinas stuff

D800
Sigma 35mm f1,4 Art
Sigma 135mm f1,8 Art

On demand I add TC's, tubes, filters, flash

That's camera equipment to keep 2 people entertained ;)

All of that fits in a Tamrac Expedition 5 bagpack.
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2017, 11:49:09 »
I haven't used or needed any dedicated camera bag for years.

When I visited a musical instrument company in Germany to write an article about its factory and its open house event a few years ago, I took two Sony NEX-5R with the 16/2.8 pancake, Ai Nikkor 50/1.8 via an adapter, three batteries and a charger.  I put each camera/lens combo into a air packing plastic bag.  The batteries and the charger were put into another plastic bag.  And then all went into my backpack.

Now I use D750 and AF-S 50/1.8G combo as my usual "system".  I just hang the combo from my left shoulder.  I always carry a backpack with the F64 quilt bag.  I put the combo into the quilt bag and then the whole thing into the backpack whenever I need to pack the camera.
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2017, 12:03:56 »
I read "camera bag" as "dedicated bag" but, along with Akira, my most often used bag (daily) are work bags, either shoulder or small backpacks. They'd always contain minimal photo gear, i.e. Df, one mounted lens and occasionally a second one. Which lens comes along is according to the mood, or (rarely) purpose. Usually some MF prime, somewhere in the 25mm - 105mm FL range. With two lenses : recently, for a concert shoot, 58/1.4 (Voigt) and 105/1.8 AIS. Otherwise most likely 40/2 (Voigt) + close-up lens, and 105/2.5 AI.
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2017, 13:08:22 »
Currently I either take the D500 with the 1.8/20G or the X100T. Both are similar in many aspects but both inspire different ways to show stuff. cannot really explain. Result is more emotional shots with the X100T.

If I want to do street photography, the D600 & 1.4/105E is my friend, waiting for the coming "FX-Version of the D500" to replace the D600.

Rarely I take the D3 out. The 1.8/85G is the perfect fit here.

Summing up: I rarely carry more than one camera and one lens when I am not on duty. Professionally I take with me everything I need to get the job done plus backup, so three bodies and at least 4 lenses.

No zoom in my bag
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2017, 14:19:40 »
Bellamy Hunt's site: http://www.japancamerahunter.com/about/ has a 'In Your Bag' feature.

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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2017, 16:15:17 »
At the moment my Billingham Hadley 1, is holding a Fuji X-T2 + a 16mm 1.4, 23mm1.4, 56mm 1.2 and a 90mm f2. All Fujinons.

Plus all the necessary bits and bobs!

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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2017, 16:38:10 »
Oh, just the usual stuff.
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2017, 16:51:53 »
A gun, amunition, cash, screw drivers and condoms?

Quite unusual for European eyes!
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Re: What's in your camera bag? previous thread here?
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2017, 17:50:25 »
A gun, amunition, cash, screw drivers and condoms?

Quite unusual for European eyes!

Frank,
Take a second and check the length of your legs. I think you'll find one is slightly longer than the other from me pulling it.
This was taken many years ago for a humorous slide show to be presented at my photography club, and I just thought people here might enjoy it and get a laugh.
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