ThinkTank Photo StreetWalker Backpack

In search for a camera bag that could be used to carry my camera, a few lenses, and a laptop – whilst being airline friendly, I researched several vendors and ended up selecting the ThinkTank Photo StreetWalker HardDrive backpack.     Full details of this backpack can be found at ThinkTankPhoto’s website: HardDrive This compliments…

GPS Geotagging photos

Geotagging – Just where was that photo taken? In the past I have manually geotagged my photos. This was done manually using Adobe Lightroom and clicking on a map where the photo was taken. GPS serial connection I then used the Nikon MC-35 GPS connector, in conjunction with an old Garmin eTrex, to provide a…

Nikon D800

I upgraded my D-SLR to a Nikon D800. Previously I had been shooting with a Nikon D200, and had borrowed Nikon D300 and a Canon 5dMk2.   Before I bought this camera, I had rented one from – I highly recommend their service when you want to try out some camera gear, or just…

Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

I made the leap and invested in a Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens.   This is great for shooting air-to-air since it has a nice wide aperture.  

Really Right Stuff

A recommendation from my father-in-law, I invested in a few of Really Right Stuff’s tripod mounts. These are ARCA-Swiss compatible mounts.   B2 LLR II – 80mm clamp w/dual mount BMBD200-L – L-plate for D200 with grip

Kenyon Labs KS-6 Gyro

This is a great addition for shooting in unstable environments – for example from the back of a plane.    

Nikon D200

Nikon D200. I bought this as an upgrade from my Nikon D70, which was my first D-SLR.

Nikon D70

The Nikon D70 was my first D-SLR. Some great information on the D70 can be found on Wikipedia’s website here.