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Any Photography nerds? What's your kit?

Discussion in 'Electronic Devices' started by C.Boland93, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. Dirty Rod

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    The Canon G9x deserves a look if you want a point and shoot with some extra capabilities. I spent a month looking at all the reviews and wanted a good point and shoot with wifi, HD video, and the ability to go manual for portraits and landscapes. A little pricy though if you just want a basic point and shoot but it's pretty capable and scores well on the image quality reviews.



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    Over the years I've gathered up so much gear it's silly. If I look back at all the pictures I've taken, I realize all I would need for maybe 80% of them are camera, 18-250mm lens, and a CPL filter.
    Oh yeah and an iPhone.

    But let's be honest with ourselves. Blokes love buying gear.

    If I was putting a basic go-bag together using my gear, I'd have camera, 18-250mm lens, CPL lens for sure. If I was going to add lighting, then speedlight, something to allow off-camera flash, something to soften the light, a few gels and speed strap.



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  5. kikaida

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    Just have an older Nikon D3100 with the standard 18-55mm lens and a CPL filter. I'm thinking of getting an 55-200mm lens before our trip to NYC in December. But I think that's going to be the extent of my investment. Not everyone likes buying camera gear, it's too expensive. I just wanted a camera that takes better pictures than cell phones.

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  6. thegaijin

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    I'd really think about a wider lens than 55mm. 18-200 or 18-250 will make life so much easier and image quality is very good. I don't like having to carry and swap over lenses when I'm out and about.


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    I agree, and I'd love to get an 18-200mm lens vs a 55-200mm. But the lens costs way more than I'm willing to spend.
     
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    So looks like my gear was stolen. Which means replacing out of pocket. Thinking an Olympus oem emd10 mk 2. Tje idea of a smaller setup is appealinh.

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    Oh my, no insurance?
     
  10. kikaida

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    Ok, I won an auction for a 55-200mm lens this afternoon. Of course, I'd prefer to get an 18-250mm lens so I don't have to swap out lenses, but it didn't turn out that way. Oh well, it is what it is.
     
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    I shoot with a Nikon full frame. My first serious camera was panasonic GF1....miss the lightweightness of it.

    Some of my work https://500px.com/newnan3
     
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    Nice one. Congrats.


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    Canon 70D, 16-35mm EF f/4 IS USM, 24-70mm f/4 EF IS USM, 70-200mm f/4 EF IS USM, 1.4x tele III, 40mm EF f/2.8
    Canon XSi, 10-18mm EF-S STM, 18-135mm EF-S STM, 24mm EF-S f/2.8, 50mm EF-S f/1.8
     
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    Canon 80D, 50mm 1.8 ii, 55-250 stm, 18-55 stm.
     
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    I have the exact same setup. If I could make a suggestion though, don't take this as me putting you down. I love giving and receiving constructive criticism. Do you shoot in RAW? How about manual (not manual focus, manual mode). The second photo, if shot in raw if you under exposed it 1/3 to 2/3 of a stop it would have been a bit dark. The nice thing about going dark is you can always pull detail out of an under exposed photo. You can't if you over expose. I believe had you under exposed the white shiny portion in the photo detail could have been saved. Metering plays an important role as well. Meter for the brightest part in the frame by your subject.
     
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    Went with a good friend to the Huntington Library botanical gardens a few weeks ago. I brought my m43 kit and all he brought was the Sigma DP2 Merrill with the Foveon X3 46 Megapixel sensor. We processed a few shots that day. The images that this compact is capable of producing is nothing short of astounding as long as the ISO is at 100. Simply fabulous!
     
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    I'm curious about the file size of pictures from a 46MP camera. My camera only has a 14.2 MP sensor and the .jpg file size is between 4-6 mbs, and the raw file is even larger.
     
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    They're quite large!
     
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    Are you being sponsored by the canon g5x marketing division?
     
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