What gear do I use?


Every photographer has personal preferences in the gear they use - often based on experiences, availability, cost, and performance. There are many great cameras and lenses available but these are what I used to create this site.


Canon 5D Mark III full-frame sensor camera body

Canon 7D crop sensor camera body

Sony A7Rii full-frame sensor camera body

Sony H5 back-up camera


(All Canon except where noted)

8mm f/3.5 Rokinon fisheye

17-40mm f/4L wide angle zoom

24-70mm f/2.8L mid-range zoom

70-200mm f/2.8L ISii short telephoto zoom

100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS telephoto zoom

600mm f/4L IS super-telephoto

100mm f/2.8L IS macro

1.4x tele-extender

Sony-Zeis 28mm f/2 prime


Other gear:

Promaster 12, 20, and 36mm extension tubes

77mm circular polarizing filter

49mm B&W circular polarizing filter

77mm 0.9 neutral density filter

77mm variable neutral density filter

multiple 62 and 77mm UV/haze filters

0.6 rectangular graduated neutral density filter / holder / 77mm adapter 

Remote shutter release cable

Vello intervalometer

Manfroto 055MF4 carbon fiber tripod with 498RC2 ball head and quick release

Manfroto MM294A4 monopod with 234RC head

Manfroto macro focusing rail

Sirui 4234 carbon fiber tripod

Wimberly gimbal head

Sirui K30X ball head

Tamrac Expedition 5x gear bag

Spare batteries/chargers

Multiple CF memory cards 16-32 GB; multiple SDHX memmory cards 32-128 GB

Canon 430EXii Speedlite with Better Beamer flash extender

Bold LED macro ring-light

Vello dual battery grip for 5DIII


Post Processing and editing:

CyberPower PC with 16GB RAM, 240GB SSD, and 2TB internal hard drive

Two 27" ViewSonic high definition monitors

Wacom Intuos-5 graphics tablet 

Multiple external external hard drives - 1TB, 2TB, multiple 4TB, and 8T

Dell laptop with 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD drive

Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Lightroom CC Classic

Nik editing collection

Adobe Premier Elements 12

Microsoft Movie Maker