In the bag

People regularly ask about the equipment I use. Please remember that it is not necessarily the equipment that makes a good photograph, it is the photographer. Do not simply try and replicate the equipment I use, but use the equipment best suited to the type of photography that most interests you.

All bodies, lenses and flashes listed below are NIKON.

Photographic

  • 2 x Nikon D3 digital body
  • 1 x Nikon D3s digital body
  • Nikon 1 V3 with 10-30mm lens
  • 16mm  f2.8 AF Fisheye-Nikkor
  • 20 – 35mm f2.8
  • 24 – 70mm f2.8 AF-S
  • 70 – 200mm f2.8 ED VRII
  • 200 – 400mm f4 AF-S VR  G IF-ED
  • 300mm f2.8G AF-S ED VRII
  • 500mm f/4G ED VR AF-S
  • 600mm f4 AF-S ED VR
  • 105mm f2.8 micro VR
  • TC14 1.4x converter
  • TC17 1.7x converter
  • TC 20 2x converter
  • SB26 Flash
  • 3 x SB800 flash
  • Accessories
  • GITZO 1548 heavy-duty tripod
  • Gitzo 5540 LS Carbon Fibre tripod
  • Overexposed Pro Platform for remote photography
  • Arca Swiss ball head
  • Wimberley gimbal head and flash bracket (specifically for long lenses)
  • Lowepro backpacks and harnesses
  • ThinkTank rolling camera bags
  • Think Tank waterproof covers
  • Pocket Wizard Plus III radio slaves
  • Pelican rolling strongbox (for airline transportation)
  • Compact flash cards by Lexar and Sandisk
  • Visible Dust Arctic Butterfly sensor cleaning equipment

Computer hardware and software

  • 13″Macbook Pro with retina screen
  • Macpro 8 core tower with 1 x750Gb drive and 4 x 2TB drives with 14Gb RAM
  • Epson digital projector
  • Adobe Photoshop CC2015
  • Adobe Lightroom 5
  • Photomechanic
  • LaCie Firewire 800 external hard drives
  • 2 x 250 GB LaCie Portable Rugged Hard Drives
For more information on the manufacturers mentioned above, please go to the “Links” page. BHPhoto2