My current camera bag contains:
- Nikon F4s for primary film (Fujicolor C200, cheapest colour neg film, and it works out great for what I want)
- Nikon SB-24 flash
- Vivitar 75-210 f/3.8 in place of flash when macro shooting
- Konica T3 for other film (Ilford FP4+ at the moment)
- Nikon 50mm f/1.8 AI-S
- Nikon 35-70mm f/2.8 AF
- Konica Hexanon 50mm f/1.7
- Konica Hexar 135mm f/3.5
- Maglite pen torch
- Assortment of various filters
- Extra film, different speeds and makes - both B&W and colour neg
Additionally, the Konica setup may be excluded for the space of four cold Tuborg Gold beer cans.
- Konica T3N
- Konica FS-1
- Nikon F4s
- Nikon F5
- Nikon F801
Down to one small bag. It will contain either my RF kit;
21mm f4 CV
35mm f2.5 PII CV
90mm f4 Elmar
A few rolls of B&W
Olympus Pen F
20mm f3.5 Zuiko
38mm f1.8 Zuiko
100mm f3.5 Zuiko
A few rolls of film.
Crossover macro kit;
Olympus Pen F
Third party monorail bellows with lens head from 90 Elmar, this combo will focus from infinity to 1:1 (home built adapter from lens head to PEN F mount)
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Minolta SRT-101, SRT-102 bodies
58mm f/1.4 Rokkor
24mm f/2.8 Rokkor
135mm f/2.8 Rokkor
70-210mm f/3.5 Vivitar Series 1
2x Kiron Teleconverter
Assorted goodies (lens cleaning stuff, cable releases, penlight, notebook...)
Just toss in a few rolls of film, grab my ol' Tiltall, and I'm good to go!
Nikon 35/1.4 AI-S
Nikon 105/2.5 AI-S
+ a filter or two, plus another roll or two
The same roll has been inside F3 for about five months now, but I am still taking it with me every single day. Something will break - either the rut I am in or my back, and it won't be the latter.
One bag, the biggest, has the Nikkors....two other smaller ones have Canon lenses in one and "others" in the other...no bodies in them...they don't get bagged unless I'm taking one lens on one body and have various size bags for the different lenses I may take.
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Mostly Canon, and for the wrong reason.
Back in the day,I had a. canon A-1 and several nice lenses. When I decided to come back, I asked if I could use my FD lenses on the new EOS cameras. I was also considering going Nikon.
I was told there was an adapter, so without much more thought I bought a Canon EOS camera, and a couple of lenses. In the end, the FD adapter is a monstrosity. But now I have canon kit again. But one of the lenses is a Tair 11a, M42 manual lense, that I always take. 20 iris blades, if for nothing else it is a discussion starter at the bar.
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Here it is, my all-time favorite...
"...If you can not stand the rustle of the leafs, then do not go in to the woods..."
(freely translated quote by Guido Gezelle)
PS: English is only my third language, please do forgive me my sloppy grammar...
Camera bag 1
2 Canon F1N-AE bodies 1 with AE motor drive FN fitted and 2 additional focusing screens for spot, and partial metering, and FD lenses 28-85mm f4 zoom, 50mm f1.4, 24mm f2, Tamron S.P.17mm f3.5 Kenko KFM 2100 light meter (Minolta Auto Meter V1) Vivitar 285HV flash, folding Stroboframe, Garry Fong Lightsphere and about six rolls of film spare batteries for the camera and meter. and flash.
Camera bag 2
Mamiya C330F, 55, 80, 135, and 180 lenses and hoods, Sekonic L358 meter and spot attachment, filters cable release six rolls of Portra 160, and 3 rolls of Portra 400.
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Oh boy umm lets see.... Mamiya RB-67 Pro-S with waist-level, 90mm 3.8, 1, 120 back, Nikon F2 Photomic, Nikkor 24mm 2.8 non ai, Nikkor 50mm 1.4 non ai, Nikkor 135 3.5 non ai, Vivitar 285, Gossen Luna Pro F, 8 rechargeable AA's, charger, 2 camera straps, notepads, pen, sharpie, Tiffen 52mm Yellow filter, standard cable release, Q-tips, lens cloth, blower brush, Nikon AR-2 cable release, Nikon AS-1, 1 9v battery, 4 LR44 batteries, 6 rolls of T-Max 100 120, 1 roll of Tri-X 36 35mm. All in a $39 Canon 200DG bag. One day I'll get a bigger bag and can throw in the Prism finder, extension tubes, and multi-angle grip for the Mamiya, but they rarely get used anyway.
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Out for a walk around the neighborhood, so travelling light: into the baby Billingham go an M6 w/a Summilux ASPH and 35mm and 90mm "crons in the side pockets. A couple of rolls of HP5+ in case I see anything really interesting...
An assortment of F-series Nikons with quite a few Nikkors, a pair of M6s with some Leitz glass, a pair of 500c/ms with a wide range of Zeiss optics and, just to help keep Duracell solvent, a D800.
Favourite films: (1). KE ("Kodachrome Era"): 35mm: PKM25 and PKR64, HP5/Tri-X; 120: PKR64, PanF, FP4. (2). PKE ("Post-Kodachrome Era"): (a) 35mm: E100G, HP5 Plus/Tri-X and Delta 3200; (b) 120: E100G, PanF Plus, FP4 Plus, TMax 100.