Gear

Gear is nothing more than a collection of tools used in a creative process.
Although there is a revival concerning film photography all of the equipment I use is obsolete. Therefore I think it is useful for you to know what I use.

I will be sticking to the same Ilford film(s), FP4 Plus and HP4 Plus and the same developer, Kodak TMax. I want to get to know these products and feel them as if they were a part of me.

I also would like to emphasize that I am not sponsored in any way by any of the brands or organizations I mention in this blog.

Ricoh GR II (April 14th, 2016) and my main digital camera with GW-3 conversion lens (21mm)

35mm

Olympus OM-1 (presented at Photokina in 1972)
Olympus OM-1n  (ca 1974). This will be my main analog camera
Olympus OM-2n (ca 1976)
Olympus OM-10 (ca 1979)

Zuiko 28mm f2.8
Zuiko 50mm f1.8
G.Zuiko 50mm f1.4
Zuiko 50mm f3.5 macro
Zuiko 135mm f3.5
Zuiko 35-70mm f4
Zuiko 75-150mm f4
Zuiko 65-200mm “macro” f4

Olympus Extension tubes 14 and 7mm

Nikon F5 (1996-2004)
Nikon F100
(1999-2010) with MD-15 grip
Nikon F90x (1992-2001) with MB-10 grip
Nikon D2h

Nikon 135mm f2.8
Nikon 50mm f1.8
Nikon 28-105 f3.5-4.5D
Nikon 70-210 f4.5-5.6D
Sigma 180mm f3.8 macro

Yashica Electro 35 GSN (1973-1977) rangefinder with 45mm f1.7  (sold – June 25, 2018)
Petri 7s (1963-1974)

Medium format
Zenza Bronica ETRSi and Bronica ETRS (ca 1989) (sold – July 21, 2018)
Zenza Bronica 50mm f2.8
Zenza Bronica 75mm f2.8  (sold – July 21, 2018)
Zenza Bronica 150mm f3.5
Zenza Bronica 200m f4.5
Zenzanon-PE 105mm F4.5 Macro

Holga 120-WPC pinhole camera

Large format – 4×5″
Sinar Norma with Rodenstock Sironar-N 210mm f5.6
Intrepid Mark II (new – xx/2018)
Schneider-Kreuznach Super-Angulon 90mm f8 (July 21, 2018)

VIDEO
Gopro Hero 4 Silver
GoPro Hero 4 Black

Feiyu Tech G4S Gimbal
Zoom H1 recorder

Scanners
Minolta Scan Elite 5400 (ca 2004) with SilverFast SE 8
Epson V700
with Silverfast SE8 and Epson Scan

Miscellaneous
Polaris SPB100 light and flash meter
Pentax Spotmeter V
Canon Pixma Pro 9500 Mark II printer
Jinbei 180ws 3x flash with various softboxes

In August 2016, I bought a second hand Jobo CPE that I use for all my regular black and white film processing.

Seagulls Nikon F100 and Sigma 100-300 f4 with Ilford FP4 Plus
Seagulls
Nikon F100 and Sigma 100-300 f4 with Ilford FP4 Plus

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