Gear

Here is a comprehensive list of what I’m currently using:

Bodies

  • Sony: ILCE-7RM3 (A7RIII)

Body Accessories

  • SmallRig: L-Bracket for Sony A7III/A7M3/A7RIII/A9 Arca-Swiss standard 2122 (off eBay)
  • Sandisk: Extreme Pro 256GB SDXC UHS-II U3 (300MB/s max read, 30MB/s min write… up to 260MB/s)
  • Sandisk: Extreme Pro 256GB SDXC UHS-I U3 (95MB/s max read, 30MB/s min write)
  • Sandisk: Extreme PLUS 64GB SDXC UHS-I U3 (80MB/s max read, 30MB/s min write)
  • Sandisk: Extreme Pro 64GB SDXC UHS-I U1 (95MB/s max read, 10MB/s min write)
  • Sony: NP-FZ100 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (x3)

General Accessories

  • Generic IR shutter tripping remote controls off eBay (x6)
  • Spare IR batteries for in the field (x2)
  • Pelican: waterproof & dustproof SD Card case – room for 6 SD cards (or 4 cards + 2 IR batteries)
  • Giottos: Rocket Air Blower
  • Giottos: retractable brush
  • Various brand microfiber cloths

Lenses – Zooms

Lenses – Primes

Lens Accessories

  • Sigma: MC-11 – adapts Sony e-mount to Canon ef-mount
  • (Really Right Stuff: L84 – lens plate for telephoto lens tripod collar) – to sell
  • Datacolor: Spyder LensCal – for testing lens focus

Filters – Screw-in

Filter Kit

Filter Kit – Additional for Canon 17mm TS-E

Strobist

Head & legs – Standard

  • Markins: Q-Ball Q20 – Ball head
  • Really Right Stuff: B2 LR II 60mm – quick-release clamp (replaces Markins clamp)
  • Induro: CT314 – carbon fibre tripod with ELC3 short centre column

Head & legs – Travel/Trek

Pano

  • Really Right Stuff: FAS clamp – clamps L bracket to rail
  • Really Right Stuff: Mini clamp – clamps lens collar feet to rail
  • Really Right Stuff: MPR-192 – 192mm Multi-purpose rail
  • Really Right Stuff: PCL-1 – panning clamp
  • Really Right Stuff: PCL-DVTL – dovetail adapter for panning clamp (so it can clamp to the ballhead)
  • Horseman: 72mm optical viewfinder for the 617 – for checking pano compositions in the field

Bags

  • Lowepro: Magnum 650 AW – large bag
  • Lowepro: Flipside 300 – backpack (mine is the version I)
  • Crumpler: 7 Million Dollar Home – shoulder bag

Monitor

Software – Windows10 PC

  • Adobe: Photoshop Lightroom – raw conversion, cataloguing and Flickr uploads
  • Adobe: Photoshop – blending, stitching, sharpening, and fine tone & color work
  • PTGui: PTGui – advanced pano stitching
  • HeliconSoft: Helicon Focus – focus stacking
  • HDRsoft: Photomatrix Pro – “HDR” software. Not used that often anymore

Software – Android

  • Field Tools
    • PhotoPills
    • AU Tides
    • Field Tools
    • Simple DoF
    • Aurora Forecast
    • Hyperlapse (video capture)
  • Image Editing
    • Photoshop Express
    • VSCO
    • Snapseed
    • Afterlight
    • TiltShiftGen
    • Facetune
    • Polamatic
    • SKRWT