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Damien Franco PRO 5:37am, 22 March 2008
Currently the camera I use for almost everything is my Canon 30D. I also have an older 10D but it rarely sees any action.
PatriciaPix PRO 10 years ago
I've been using Canons for many years now: an Elan 7E film camera, a 10D, a 20D and now a 40D. (I have kept all the pre-40D cameras, even though I only use the 40D now. I couldn't bear to part with my one remaining film camera for nostalgic reasons). I also have a small Canon G7 for those times that I don't want to take my big stuff.
wyliedwyer PRO 10 years ago
hi i use a canon eos 1ds mk11 and a leica m8, sadly my film camera's are gathering dust on a shelf...
matt_cinque 10 years ago
canon digi rebel XT
Ross_Goodman PRO 10 years ago
Nikon D50 for me.

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www.RossGoodman.com
Primary Camera = Nikon D300
Backup Camera = Nikon D80
Pocket Camera = Sony DSC P150

AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/2.8G IF-ED
AF Nikkor 28-85mm f/3.5-4.5
AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8
Tokina 12-24mm f4 AF DX

Nikon SB-800
Nikon SB-600
gigantic rock [deleted] 10 years ago
Well...to list all the stuff I use would take a while... :D

My favourites that are getting the most use at the moment:

Pentax MX with f3.5 SMC 28mm
Pentax SPII with either the f1.4 SMC 50mm or the f4 SMC 50mm Macro
Raytex Pinhole m42 mount, used on the SPII or the MX with an adapter
Pentax 6x7 with f2.4 105mm
Rollieflex 3.5.
smoocherz1 10 years ago
I have been using with great pleasure and satisfaction a Nikon D50 for a few years now, but a gorgeous new Nikon D300 is winging its way to my apartment and I should have it by Tuesday....YAY, I'M EXCITED!!!
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I started in film with a Yashica GSN Electro35, then moved into a Canon AE1. From there I moved into digital about 3 years ago with a Canon S1IS. After some saving I finally moved to a Canon Rebel XTi. For a "take it everywhere" camera I have a Canon 650 IS. My final tool is my imagination and Photoshop CS to see were I can take my photos.
RickAbbott 10 years ago
I've got a Nikon D70 with four Nikkor lenses.
I use the Nikon S51 for everyday random shots.

Thinking about getting a D300 fairly soon.
I have my first SLR its a canon XT :)
bybridges PRO 10 years ago
canon 40D, kit lens - 28-135IS.

for now, just bought it.
Roger...... 10 years ago
I use a Nikon D100 with a 18-200mm VR DX Zoom-Nikkor, a 105mm f/2.8G AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor and some old AI Nikkor's. I'm dreaming of a D300 and I'm also thinking about a Sigma 10-20mm lens.
TwistedToad 10 years ago
I use the Sony DSC-H9/B
I thought it would be a good "starter" camera for the super low price of $100!! Brand new in unopened box!! I couldn't pass it up! lol
Peace, Love, and Happiness to all!
I roll with a Nikon D80 18-135mm, 50mm, and a 70-300 telephoto

For film I use a Nikon FM-10 with a 35-70mm Nikkor and 2x teleconverter.

Currently seeking a medium format and 4x5 press camera, someday...
brianherradura 10 years ago
My tool to enter into the world of photography is the Nikon D80 with 18-55mm/3.5-5.6, 50mm/1.8 and 70-300mm/4-5.6 lenses.
MBR_71 10 years ago
I have a samsung GX-10 with kit lenses 18-55mm & 55mm-200mm.
chrisfingers38 10 years ago
my tool of choice is canon 40d
canon g9 goes out when i dont want to carry bag full of lense
i own a 400d but my son has stollen that from me as he is now taking photography at school . mind you that was a good excusse to buy the 40d
"Trish" PRO 10 years ago
Wow some great cameras here I'm out of my league in the camera department but happy to dream about owning a SLR whilst I shoot with my Panasonic Lumix FZ50.
Chester Bullock PRO 10 years ago
First digital was an Olympus D-490 P&S (my avatar pic came from it). Then I went to a Canon Powershot G5 - most of my pics are from that. But I recently sold the Canon and now shoot with an Olympus E-510.
Pixaloo 10 years ago
My Gear includes a Canon 400D of which I LOVE. I also have A Canon T2, and a P&S HP R967.. I always carry one of them with me.. mostly one of the Digi.. My poor T2 is sitting all cozy in my bag.
-TJPhoto- PRO 10 years ago
Nikon D80
18-200mm VR yada,yada..

Sony DSC-V3
Denise ~*~ 10 years ago
My "kit": Sony DSC H5

Someday I will outgrow my little camera, for now I am very happy with it!
voicecryingout247 Posted 10 years ago. Edited by voicecryingout247 (member) 10 years ago
I use Kodak Z650 my first digital camera.... i got it for graduation from jr. high into high school... but i am looking for a more professional one.... but if anyone has a camera that rarely sees any action but would like to donate it so it is put to good use... i would love to have it :P

I'm new and i would love for people to help me out in ideas for photos just so i can have some photos on my flickr account... i would love any help from anybody... i tend to hit a lot of "photographer's block"
Aqua76 10 years ago
D40 to D80 than D300 in couple months but I am still envy Canon 5D waiting for the new model to come up.
enchanting walk [deleted] 10 years ago
I used a canon when I shot film and a yashika 35mm ....both were good film cameras but when I went digital I went with Olympus E500 for my DSLR and a Kodak for my middle of the road kick around zoom camera .... I have been pleased with both so far .... just not so pleased with the operator as much ...

I have learned more since the switch since I dont have to wait on proceessing to see results and the expense to experiment is less ... so I find I shoot more.....

so digital was a good switch for me
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Shrink1061 10 years ago
Primary Camera: Canon Eos 10D
Backup Camera: Canon Eos 30/7e

Lenses: 24-105 F4 L IS, 100-400 F4.5-5.6 L IS, 50mm 1.8 mkII
Jeff__M PRO 10 years ago
D50
80-200 F/2.8
50mm F/1.8
anthonyskelton 10 years ago
I'm using a Canon Rebel XTi
Sigma 30mm 1.4
Canon 28-135 3.5-5.6
Canon 100mm Macro 2.8
Canon 10-22 3.5-4.5
far rose [deleted] 10 years ago
I've used a Fuji Finepix 2800 Zoom for quite some years until I made a huge mistake by buying a Fuji Finepix S9500. Not because the camera was bad, but because it got me addicted to photography. Within 5 months I already bought a dSLR which I use regularly now: a Canon EOS 400D.

I have these lenses:
- Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L I$S USM
- Canon EF-S 18-55mm kitlens
- Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
- Sigma AF 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM
poppaJ 10 years ago
I still have a Sears Super II (poor man's Pentax K 1000) but hardly gets any use these days. . . but still works after 30 yrs.
I shoot mostly with a canon rebel XT
18-55 kit lens
28-105 Sigma
some snappies around the house shot with a kodak 7590 AP&S
Wyetha 10 years ago
I mainly use my Nikon D40 I also have a Canon SD600.

NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G
bahketni 10 years ago
Canon 40D here with few Lens (All Canon so far) ...
woozy apparatus [deleted] 10 years ago
I just got a Canon Powershot S5 IS.
Steve Crane PRO 10 years ago
A Canon 30D is my main camera but I also shoot with an old Praktica MTL 50 35mm SLR, occasionally with an even older rangefinder and I have a Canon Powershot A540 with me most of the time.
Nikon D3
Nikon D300
Nikon D80
Sony DCS-H7
18-200MM F/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AF DX VR
SIGMA 170-500MM 5.0-6.3 DG
SIGMA 10-20MM F4-5.6 EXDC
NIKKOR 300MM F/ 4 ED-IF AF-S
18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX Nikkor
Nikon 55-200 mm F/4-5.6G ED AF-S DX Nikkor
M_Is_For_Movie? Posted 10 years ago. Edited by M_Is_For_Movie? (member) 10 years ago
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18
Conny Lundgren PRO 10 years ago
Started with a 350D, nowadays I use the following

Canon EOS 5D
Canon EF 24-70/2,8 L USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f4L USM
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
StephenMitchell PRO 10 years ago
Canon EOS 400D. Glass listed here. More to be added shortly.
quizzical twist [deleted] 10 years ago
Use a Nikon D40 mainly with standard kit lens. (sometimes use an Olympus point & shoot).

Also have film and Lomo cameras but still getting used to them.
zoolpsu 10 years ago
Canon Rebel XT and Canon 620
Photos by Michelle 10 years ago
Nikon D80, I currently only have the 18-55mm & 55-200mm kit lenses.
weimieweim 10 years ago
Nikon D70s
Nikkor 50mm f1.4 AF
Nikkor 55-200mm f4 AF
Nikkor 28-80mm f3 AF
Nikkor 300mm f4.5 MF

Collecting dust are my film cameras
Nikkormatt
Canon AE1
energetic button [deleted] Posted 10 years ago. Edited by energetic button (member) 10 years ago
Nikon D300 / MB-D10 bat grip
Nikkor 50mm f1.4D AF
Nikkor18-135mm f3.5-5.6 G AF DX
Nikkor 18-200mm f 3.5-5.6G ED DX AF VR
Nikkor 70-300mm 4.5-5.6GED AF VR
SB-800 speedlight
Tamron SP AF 200-500mm f5-6.3 Di LD
Sony R-1/HVL-F32X flash with all accessories
Sony P-200 compact
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SincereImagePhoto 10 years ago
My gear now includes a Canon 40D yay!
Canon 18-55
Canon 28-135 IS
Canon 50 f1.4
Canon 70-300 IS USM
Speedlight 430
and the rest of the standard equipment and accessories
SoxFanInSD PRO 10 years ago
Nikon D80
18-200mm VR
50mm f/1.4D
And any day now, Sigma 10-20mm!
Fingers To Toes 10 years ago
I use a Nikon D80 - I just got it about 3 months ago.

For lens' I have:
Nikon 18-55 3.3
Nikon 50 1.8
Quantaray 28-80 3.5
Quantaray 100-300 4.5
(I know the latter two are not that great - but they work well for me, who's learning - and they dont hit the camera TO much I use the other two most of the time.)

I have a flash SB-800 on the way, today or tomorrow I hope...
vt335 10 years ago
I have a Nikon D40 and a Nikon D100. I like both of the cameras, however, the D40's pictures are just a little sharper than the D100.
® ronnrr ® 10 years ago
nikon d300
adkartist Posted 10 years ago. Edited by adkartist (member) 10 years ago
Nikon D80
Nikon D70
Nikon p1
Canon G9
Nikon 18-70mm
Nikon 70- 300mm
Nikon 50-f1/8
Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED Macro

Looking at the D300 now!
enchanted power [deleted] Posted 10 years ago. Edited by enchanted power (member) 10 years ago
Currently shooting 5% digital 95% film.

Digital:
Canon 30D with 430EX flash

Film:
Nikon F801S with SB20 flash
Olympus OM1, OM10 and OM40
Canon EOS 500N
Rolleicord III
Olympus Trip x 4
Olympus 35RC
Agfa Click (for fun!)

Lenses:
Olympus: Zuiko 50 f/1.8, 28 f/3.5, 35-70 f/4
Nikon: Nikkor AF 35-70, AF 70-210, Sigma MF 24mm f/2.8
Canon: 17-85 IS USM, 70-300 IS USM

Misc:
Sekonic L-208 meter for the Rollei and the 35RC
Nikon to Canon adapter ($20) - I use all my Nikon lenses on the Canons as manual focus with no metering issues

Future? Looking to opt out of my Canon gear soon, by this time next year I want a Nikon F5 + 17-35 2.8 and 80-200 2.8 and maybe a F4 body to go with it. Oh, and an Olympus OM4Ti as well, thanks very much!
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shutterguy 10 years ago
i always use my nikon d200 with a 18-200mm vr lens now but do have
n65 35mm
d50
d80
and a cool pix
and 7 other nikkor lenses
Travis Bigrigg 10 years ago
Nikon d200 with 18 - 200mm vr lens. This is my first SLR. Still trying to learn it. Before this I used a Kodak DX7590. I import all pictures to my Linux computer using DigiKam and Ufraw. On rare occasions I will use Windows.
All Canon with some Sigma lenses. Canon 40D, Canon 20D, and a Powershot S5 IS. The 40D is the most used. The 20D is a backup. And the S5 is kept in the car for when I stumble onto a good photo by accident!
vidular PRO 10 years ago
Nikon D80, Nikon lenses 10-200mm VR, 50mm 1.8 AF, 50mm 1.4 manual, 105mm VR micro; Sigma 10-20mm. I use Adobe Lightroom for processing.
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Shrink1061 10 years ago
well my entry to the canon world was with film and an eos 300... a cheap piece of plastic tat, but it took a few great images. I quickly upgraded to an Eos 30 (elan7e) which was superb.

Now i have a 10D which is extremely similar in size, styling and operation to the elan7 which means switching between the two is nice and easy and doesnt slow the workflow down.

As im a skint student i dont really have the money for a new body at the moment, so instead spent what cash i could scrape up on a 24-105 F4 L IS, and a 100-400 L IS.... i would like a 17-40 to complete that setup and give me a great set of lenses for when i upgrade my body (hopefully to a 5D)
cuulblu 10 years ago
Started years ago with a Nikon film camera. I hit hard times, wasn't using the camera , sold it. A few years later bought a Minolta Maxxum film camera. Built a medium size system, two bodies, several flashes, several lenses and other accessories. Because I already had a lot of Minolta glass and accessories I stuck with Minolta/Sony. My first digital was a Minolta Dimage 7i, which is a point and shoot. I later bought a Sony Alpha A100.
At this point excluding it's limitations I think the Dimage is the better camera. Knowing what I know now I wish I had bought a Minolta Maxxum 7d. The failure rate on the A100 is disturbing.
TJFlicks PRO 10 years ago
Canon 30d 6.3 rebel
28-70 l 2.8
70-200 l 2.8
rosalee3 10 years ago
Panasonic DMC-TZ2, It's my starter camera, am trying to understand the settings.
jatamaniuk 10 years ago
Some stellar camera kits here.

Myself, I use a Nikon D80 (my first and only camera) and the kit 18-70mm F3.5-4.0
mikemann05 10 years ago
I recently picked up a new Canon XT and I'm busy learning all the ins and outs of digital photography. I also have an older Fuji FinePix 3800 but do not recommend that camera to anyone.
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Damien Franco PRO 10 years ago
@ mikemann05 I think everyone would love to know why you wouldn't recommend the Fuji Finepix 3800.
specksinsd 10 years ago
Canon G9. I hope to graduate to an XTi or XSi when I can afford it.
thejollyewe PRO 10 years ago
Just got my first DSLR a Nikon D40. Still learning the ropes, but having a blast
Black English 10 years ago
D200 with a 50mm 1.8 and a 180mm 2.8
Shelly Tee PRO 10 years ago
i use (or have used)...

* le clic 110 (my first camera; retired)
* minolta maxxum qtsi (35mm SLR, still a favourite to use)
* nikon coolpix 5000 (bought off a friend; i think i've outgrown it a little bit, though)
* polaroid sx-70 onestep/1000 + q-light (i call it "rainbow bright" because of the rainbow stripe down the middle; i just retired this one)
* polaroid izone (the first instant film camera i ever used, which i call "the baby"; retired)
* polaroid spectra system
* polaroid colorpack IV (my "intro to peel-apart packfilm" camera. eventually, i plan to get a folding/bellowed one)
* polaroid sx-70 model 2 (a rare black-on-black model; the reason the onestep has retired ;))
Clive Rowland 10 years ago
Sony A100 here, with the usual array of lenses, 11-18, 24-70, 70-210 and a 50mm f/1.7 I have never used.
Also got an old Sony DSCV1 which I really loved using until I got the DSLR.
Looking for a film camera just for the fun of it, something old, hard to use and quirky so tracking stuff on ebay regular.
Kelwind 10 years ago
Canon Xsi (450d)
Canon G9
Love them both equally.
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Bill Konway 10 years ago
I use a pair of Nikon D2XS'
14 2.8
17-55 2.8
105M 2.8
70-200 2.8
400 2.8
Couple of flashes and Pocket Wizards
NetDep PRO 10 years ago
Canon 40D + Canon Grip + Canon "grid" vewfinder
Canon 70-200 F2.8L IS USM
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM + hood
Canon EF-S 10-22 USM + hood
Canon EF 1.4 TC II
Canon Speedlite 430EX + Sto-Fen Omni-Bounce
buldg216 PRO 10 years ago
Nikon D70s
Nikor 18-70
Nikor 70-300
pe.bigg Posted 10 years ago. Edited by pe.bigg (member) 10 years ago
First time with a high-end digital camera. I have used inexpensive 2 to 3 megapixal units and film based 35mm cameras until I saw the results of HDRI and decided I had to upgrade just a little bit.

So out shopping I went.

Nikon D200,

AF-S NIKKOR 18-70mm 1:3.5-4.5G ED lens,
Tiffen 67mm SKY 1-A filter,

AF NIKKOR 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 lens,
Tiffen 62mm HAZE-1 filter,

Sigma DG 28-300mm 1:3.5-6.3D lens,
Sigma 67mm Wide CP-L Ultra-low Reflection Multi-Coating filter,

AF-S NIKKOR 16-85mm 1:3.5-5.6 GED VR lens,
Tiffen 67mm Polarizer filter,

AF-S Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 G IF-ED DX lens,
B&W 77mm UVa 010 filter,

Sigma 10-20mm 1:44-5.6 DC HSM EX lens,
Tiffen 77mm HAZE-1 filter,

AF NIKKOR 50mm 1:1.8 D lens,
KENCO PRO1D 52mm Wide Band C-PL(W) filter,

AF-S VR-NIKKOR 70-200mm 1:2.8G ED lens,
B&W F-PRO 77mm C-PL filter,

AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8 G ED lens,
Tiffen 62mm Haze-1 filter,

Nikkor AF 85mm. 1:1.8 D lens.

Lowepro Slingshot 200 AW bag,
Lowprow 35 bag.

SanDisk Extreme III 16gb Compact Flash Card,

5 Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion batteries w/charger,
Nikon MB-D200 Multi Power Battery Pack,

Nikon Speedlight SB-600 flash,
Nikon ML-3 wireless remote,

VisibleDust Arctic Butterfly cleaner,
Manfrotto 190XB tripod,

Photoshop’s 6 (my fav) & Cs2,
Artzen HDR 2.4.11,
Photomatrix Pro 2.5.
Nikon Capture 4,
Nikon Capture NX 1.3,
PictureProject 1.7.6,

At home I edit through a desktop
w/Foxconn 650M02 mobo
2.50 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4,
8-kilobyte primary memory cache,
512-kilobyte secondary memory cache,
2048 Megabytes Installed Memory,
160.05 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity,
USB Storage-CFC USB Device,
Onboard 2.0 USB card.
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2,
ALL-IN-WONDER 9600 SERIES Video Card,
Samsung SyncMaster 932BF [Monitor] 19 in,
EPSON Stylus C80 Series Printer,
JumpStart Nikon D200 & D300 DVD Learning Sets.

On the road I use my HP Pavilion dv6000 Notebook,
W/ windows Vista Home Premium,
Above mentioned software,
2.10 GHz Processor speed,
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor,
2MB L2 Cache,
140gb HD.
3072 MB Standard memory,
1535MB Total Graphics Memory with 256MB dedicated Video RAM.
Nikon Camera Control Pro tethering software,

Save and transfer between computers with a Western Digital My Book 1 terabyte USB 2.0 portable HD.

I have been taking pictures as an amateur for 35 years with a number of different 35mm cameras with some good results if I take my time setting up my shots. I still have a lot to learn and have found Flickr to be a great help. I want to thank all the knowledgeable individuals I will be dealing with in advance and hope we have a long and fruitful relationship with all of you.
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Damien Franco PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Damien Franco (admin) 10 years ago
@ pe.bigg Seriously, that's a ton of equipment!
pe.bigg 10 years ago
I know. I had a good year pushing snow so I decided to treat myself.
public orange [deleted] 10 years ago
What's in my non-existing camera bag:
• Canon EOS 40D
• Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
• Canon EF 35mm f/2
• Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
• Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM (selling it now)
• Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II (selling it now)
• Canon Speedlite 430EX
pass_lake PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by pass_lake (member) 10 years ago
nikon D80 and canon G9
nikon 24mm f/2.8D
nikon 50mm f/1.4D
nikon 85mm f/1.4D
nikon 105mm f/2.8 vr micro
nikon 180mm f/2.8D
nikon 12-24mm f/4
nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 vr
pass_lake PRO 10 years ago
@bkonway
You have a very very nice kit.
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