I'm not a photographer. I'm a broadcast graphics designer & tech geek. I spend more time googling lenses and talking about cameras than I do taking pictures, hopefully sometime soon that will change. :-)

For fellow hardware geeks, some historical information of equipment I've used:
(click on a camera or lens to get a list of my pictures made with that particular item :) I'm a statistics & gear freak!)

In my bag(s)
Nikon D810
Sony A7r
Zeiss ZF.2 Distagon 25/2.8
Zeiss ZF.2 APO-Sonnar 135/2
Nikon AF NIKKOR 35mm f/2D
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR

On the shelf
Mamiya RZ67 Pro IID
Mamiya Pro 645 TL
Rollei SL35 M 35mm SLR
Voigtländer VSL 3-E 35mm SLR
Olympus OM2n 35mm SLR
Pentax Sportmatic SLR
Pentax Sportmatic F SLR
Holga 120 CFN

Mamiya 67 110mm f/2.8
Mamiya 67 50mm f/4.5 ULD L
Mamiya 645 80/1.9
Pentax SMC Takumar 50/1.4
Pentax Takumar 55/1.8
Pentax SMC M 50mm f/2
Rollei Planar 1.8/50 HFT (Zeiss design)
Olympus OM Zuiko MC Auto-S 50mm f/1.8
Soligor Wide-Auto MC 24mm f/2.5
Vivitar Wide-Angle 35mm f/3.5
Super Ozeck Auto Tele Photo Close Focusing MC 135mm f/2.8
Kenlock Zoom 80-200mm f/4.5
Schneider-Kreuznach Tele-Xenar 135mm f/3.5
Komuranon 80-200mm f/4.5

Previous cameras
('15 - '15) Nikon D4
('15 - '15) Phase One 645DF w/ P30+
('15 - '15) Canon EOS 6D
('15 - '15) Canon EOS 7D Mark II
('14 - '15) Canon EOS 1D X
('12 - '14) Canon EOS 5D Mark III
('13 - '13) Canon EOS 1D Mark II
('09 - '12) Canon EOS 5D Mark II
('11 - '11) Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1
('09 - '09) Pentax Super Program 35mm SLR
('09 - '09) Rolleiflex T 1, Carl Zeiss Tessar 75/3.5
('08 - '09) Canon EOS 5D (sweet god it's true what they say about 1.5MP/cm)
('05 - '08) Canon EOS 350D (trusty servant that I regret selling!)
('04 - '05) Sony DSC-F828 (looked cooler than F-717, but crap sensor)
('03 - '04) Sony DSC-F717 (loved it, miss it still)
('01 - '03) Ricoh RDC-i700 (I dare you to google this "thing"!)

Ghosts of lenses past:
Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Canon EF 20-35mm f/2.8L
Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L
Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II
Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L USM
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Canon EF 35mm f/2
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4
Canon EF 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Canon EF 80-200mm f/2.8L
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS
Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Canon EF 1.4x II Extender
Canon EF 2x III Extender
Canon EF 2x II Extender

Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 APO DG OS
Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM

Nikon AF NIKKOR 50/1.4D
Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED

Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 180mm F4 SL Close Focus
Zeiss F-Distagon HFT 2.8/16 R.I.P.
Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/21 ZE
Zeiss Distagon T* 2/35 ZE
Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZE
Zeiss Planar T* 1,4/50 ZE
Zeiss Planar T* 1,4/85 ZE
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 2/50 ZE
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 2/100 ZE
Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 3,4/35-70
Olympus OM Zuiko 18mm f/3.5 MC
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AE AS IF UMC
Leica Elmarit-R 35mm f/2.8 E55
SMC Takumar 28mm f/3.5 (M42)
SMC Pentax-A 50mm f/1.4 (PK)
Pentacon 135mm f/2.8 Auto MC (M42)
Panasonic Lumix G 1.7/20 ASPH
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 3.5-5.6/14-45

I've discovered that better cameras and better lenses have not improved my photography directly, but this unsatiable lust for new gear has improved my knowledge and understanding of how they work, which in turn hopefully will improve my pictures in the end. Plus, I simply love camera hardware, love it!

I've decided I'm going to map all landscape photos I take in Iceland. If you're ever interested in knowing where I was during a particular picture, try and see if there's a map link in the bottom right corner on the photo page.

PS. I'm a horrible commenter, I am however an awesome viewer. If you comment or favourite any of my photos I always check out your photostream & profile, without exception. I absolutely appreciate the time you're giving me by commenting, fave'ing or just viewing. So thank you!

PSS. I am honoured that you want to invite to your Invite Only group with your screen stretching beautiful and colourful banners in the comments, but please refrain from posting them to my photos, thanks!

My job :)

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February 2007
Reykjavík, Iceland
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