I'm often asked about the photography gear I use. While I firmly believe it is the photographer who captures an image (not the camera), having the right tool for the job is important. Below is a list of the gear I use to make my photos.
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The Canon 6D is my first foray into the world of full-frame photography. It is an absolutely joy to shoot with!
The model I'm using has been replaced by the Canon 6D Mark II.
CANON EF 24-105 F/4L IS
The 24-105 is my go-to walk around lens. It has a convenient zoom range and produces beautiful, sharp photos.
The model I'm using has been replaced by the Canon EF 24-105 F/4L IS II.
CANON EF 16-35 F/4L IS
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this lens! When I'm out shooting landscapes, this lens is the one most often found on my camera.
CANON EF 70-200 F/4L IS
This lens is awesome! I can zoom in on far away subjects, get amazing sharp images, and it is relatively lightweight (compared to the f/2.8 model).
The model I'm using has been replaced by the Canon EF 70-200 F/4L IS II.
CANON EF 100mm F/2.8L IS MACRO
If you like to get up close and personal with a subject, then this is the perfect lens! It allows for crazy good magnification so you can see all of the tiny details.
SIRUI T2205X SERIES TRIPOD
I originally bought this tripod specifically for travel, but I've been using it all the time! It folds up compact and is lightweight to carry, but does a great job at keeping my camera steady
PEAK DESIGN EVERYDAY BACKPACK, 20L
I picked this bad boy up during Peak Design's Kickstarter campaign. I waited MONTHS to get my hands on this bag. Now that I have it, I wonder how I ever lived without it!
KELLY MOORE 2 SUES SHOULDER BAG
This isn't your typical camera bag. It is leather and beautiful with so many pockets for stowing accessories! It can easily fit my camera body + lens along with wallet, phone, and a bunch of other stuff.
The model I'm using has been replaced by the Kelly Moore 2 Sues 2.0 Shoulder Bag.
CANON SPEEDLITE 580EX II
I don't do a lot of flash photography, but when I do, this light is the first one I pick! It is solidly built and provides more than adequate lighting when necessary. It can be used on-camera or mounted on a light stand with an umbrella or softbox.
The model I'm using has been replaced by the Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT.