The Digital Picture

Stores I like

Bay Photo
Bergen County Camera
Digital Transitions
Capture Integration
Midwest Photo Exchange
Paul C. Buff
Pocket Wizzards
Samy’s Passadena

What’s in my bag:


Canon EOS 1DxII

Canon EOS 5DII

Canon EOS 7D
Sony A7rII
Fuji x100s
Apple iPhone X (128GB)
Apple iPad Pro 12.9″  (128GB)

Medium Format

Hasselblad 500cm (film)
PhaseOne IQ3 100
PhaseOne 645DF+
PhaseOne 645AF

Drone & Action Photography

DJI Phantom Professional
GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
GoPro Hero Black 4


Canon Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS II USM Autofocus
Canon Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L USM Autofocus
Canon Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto EF 24-70mm f/2,8 L II USM Autofocus –
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Lens
Canon Zoom Telephoto EF 70-300 f/4-5.6 L IS USM Autofocus
Canon Zoom Telephoto EF 70-200mm f/s.8 L IS USM II Autofocus
Canon Zoom Telephoto EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6 L IS II USM Autofocus –
Canon Zoom Super Wide Angle EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II USM Autofocus –
Canon Zoom Super Wide Angle EF 16-35mm f/4 L IS USM Autofocus
Canon Zoom Super Wide Angle EF 11-24mm f/4 L USM Autofocus
Canon Prime EF 24mm f/1.4 L USM Autofocus –
Canon Prime EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Autofocus
Canon Prime EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM Autofocus
Canon Prime EF 85mm f/1.2 L II USM Autofocus –
Canon Prime EF 135mm f/2.0 L USM Autofocus
Canon Macro EF 100mm f/2.8 L IS USM
Canon Fisheye EF 15mm f/2.8 Autofocus –
Sigma Zoom Super Wide Angle 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX Aspherical DG HSM
Canon EF 1.4x II Extender
Canon EF 1.4x III Extender
Canon EF 2x II Extender
Sigma Prime 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon DSLR
Schneider Kreuznach 35mm LS f/3.5
Schneider Kreuznach 120mm LS f/4 Macro
Schneider Kreuznach 75-150mm LS f/4.0-5.6
Sony Sonnar T FE 55mm f/2.8 Zeiss
Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA Lens
Mamiya 55mm f/2.8
Mamiya Sekor D 150mm f/2.8
PhaseOne 80mm f/2.8

Camera Support

Induro GIT504L Grand Series 5 Stealth Carbon Fiber Tripod
Induro MGC45S Geared Center Column for Grand Induro Stealth 4 & 5 Tripods
Induro AT413 Tripod
Induro GHB2 Gimbal Head
Really Right Stuff Ballhead BH55 with L bracket
Really Right Stuff, Quick Release Lever Clamp B2 LR II
Gitzo GT-1550T Traveler 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod with G1077M Magnesium Center BallHead
Manfrotto 680B Monopod
Manfrotto 682B Self Standing Monopod
Manfrotto MAGIC ARM KIT – BO143
Manfrotto double head support (3153) – MA131DD
Manfrotto 026 swivel umbrella adapter (lite-tite) – MA026
Manfrotto 410 Junior Geared Head with 410PL Quick Release Plate Kit
Gitzo GO65 Monitor Platform – GIG065


Canon 600EX-RT Flash (2x) –
Canon ST-E3-RT Speedlite Transmitter
Canon 580EX II Flash
Canon ST-E2 Wireless Infrared Transmitter
Canon CP-E4 Battery Pack (2x)
LumoPro LP160
Stroboframe Quick Flip 350 flash bracket
Profoto A1 Air TTL-C Studio Light (Canon)
Profoto Li-Ion Battery for A1 Air
Promaster ETTL off camera shoe cord
Flash Zebra 24′ (7.5 meter) off camera ETTL cord
Flash Zebra screwlock PC to male PC – 13″ cable
Honl speed strap (2)
Honl hollywood gel filter kit, color effects gel kit and color correct gel kit
Honl speed snoot
Honl speed grid spots 1/4″ and 1/8″
Pocket Wizzard Plus II transceiver (3)
Pocket Wizzard Mini TT1, Canon
Pocket Wizzard Flex TT5, Canon


Alien Bee’s (1) AB400, (1) AB800, (1) AB1600
Elinchrome Ranger Freelite (2) heads
Elinchrom Ranger RX Speed Asymmetrical 1100ws Pack
Einstein’s (4) 640
Paul C Buff’s Soft Boxes:
PCB foldable large octabox, 47″ with speedring (1)
PCB foldable large softbox, 32 x 40 with speedring (2)
PCB foldable stripbox 10 x 36 with speedring (2)
PCB foldable stripbox 14 x 60 with speedring (2)
PCB foldable giant softbox 30 x 60 with speedring (1)

PCB 22″ Silver Beauty Dish with diffusion sock
PCB 7″ grids, 10, 20, 30 & 40°
PCB 8.5″ grids, 15 & 30°

PCB Lite Mod Kit, gels & holders
PCB Barn Doors
Fotodiox Pro Stripbox 12 x 80 with grid and Balcar speedring (2)
Fotodiox EZ-Pro Flash Softbox K60 24″ Octagon
Glow ParaPop 38″ Portable Softbox for Speedlights and Alien Bees
ProMaster  studio background stand, air cushioned, 36″, expands to 9’8″
ProMaster  studio reflector holder
PhotoVision Digital calibration target (34″ & 24″)
Savage Translum Backdrop – White Diffusion Plastic (Heavy Weight, 54″ x 18″)
Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#01 Super White, 107″ x 36″)
Westcott 10′ x 12′ Canberra Muslin Background
Westcott Bruce Dorn Asymetric 18×42” Strip Box with Magic Slipper Kit
Westcott Fast Flags Scrim Kit
Westcott Spiderlite TD6 2-Pack Kit

Digital Film

Lexar Professional 4GB 300x CF card
Promaster 4GB 305X CF Card
Sandisk, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB UDMA CF cards
Sandisk Firewire card reader
Gepe Card Safe (holds 4 cards)
(2) ThinkTank, Pixel Pocket Rocket Card holders (holds 10 cards)


Avenger 9.8′ Century C Stand (A2030D), Turtle Base, with Grip Arm Kit
Avenger A2014CB 20″ Double Riser 4.5′ C Stand, & Mini Turtle Base A2007CB
Avenger A2007CB Mini Base for C-Stand (Black)
Avenger A2014CB 20″ Double Riser 4.5′ Column for C-Stand (Black)
Delta 1 Dual Arm, Triple Clamp, Magnetic Base and Plate 
Impact 10.75″ Chrome Turtle Base C-Stand 40″ riser & Extension Arm (2)
Impact 13′ Air Cushioned Light Stands, with wheels (3)
Impact Grip Head for Lights and Accessories – 2.5″ Diameter (Black)
Impact Wall Plate with 5/8″ Locking Receiver (for use as a table on c-stand)
Impact Grip Head for Lights and Accessories – 2.5″ Diameter (Black) (2)
Impact 6″ Pin with Collar
ProMaster  studio background stand, air cushioned, 36″, expands to 9’8″
Westcott 10′ x 12′ Canberra Muslin Background
Westcott 45″ Optical White Satin Umbrella w/removable Black Cover (2)
Manfrotto 026 swivel umbrella adapter (lite-tite) – MA026
Manfrotto Convertible Boom Stand, with Sand Bag- 12’8″ (1)
Manfrotto 025BSL Super Boom

Manfrotto 1004BAC-3 QSS Air Cushioned Light Stand 3-Pack – 12′
Manfrotto 042 Extension Arm with 013 Double Ended Spigot – 6″
Manfrotto 131DD Tripod Accessory Arm for Four Heads (2)
Frio cold shoe clamps (3)
Manfrotto “Justin” spring clamp
Giottos Sand Bags (4)
Impact Sand Bags (1)

Camera Bags & Storage

Crumpler 6 Million Dollar Home
ThinkTank Photo Speed Belt System
ThinkTank Photo Airport International v2 Roller
ThinkTank Photo Street Walker Pro
ThinkTank Photo Speed Freak
ThinkTank Photo Camera Holster 20

Pelican 1560 Hard Case
Hakuba Pro 46″ Light Stand Case – HAPSTC400


Epson Stylus Photo R2880
Epston Stylus NX400 printer/scanner
Canon Selphy CP800


BG-E11 Battery Grip for 5DIII
BG-E6 Battery Grip for 5DII
BG-E7 Battery Grip for 7D
Remote Switch RS-80N3
Visible Dust Arctic Butterfly SL-700 with Case
Giottos Rocket Blower
Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Unit (40gb)
Hoya 77mm Introductory Filter Kit – Ultraviolet (UV), Circular Polarizer, Warming Filter (Intensifier) and Nylon Pouch  (24-105 zoom)
Tiffen Circular Polarizer 82mm, Hoya 82mm UV (16-35 wide angle zoom)
Tiffen UV Haze Filter 58mm (100 macro)
Canon UV-1 Haze Filter 77mm
Canon UV-1 Haze Filter
Promaster HGX UV Haze Filter with repellamax, dust repellant
B&W UV Haze Filter  72mm (50mm lens)
Cokin 77mm & 82mm Filter Holder
10 stop 82mm Variable Neutral Density Filter
Cokin P Series Filter Holder, 84mm wide
Lee Big Stopper and Lee Foundation Kit
Lee 105mm Circular Polarizer (for Schneider Kreuznach Phase One 35mm Lens)
Sensei 95-105mm Step-Up Ring (for Schneider Kreuznach Phase One Lens)
Black Rapid “R” Strap, Optec Strap, Canon Pro Strap
X-Rite Color Checker Passport – Color Calibration
ColorMunki Photo – Color Calibration
Wacom Intuos Pro Creative Pen Tablet (Medium) year 2019


Blue Crane Digital DVD: Introduction to the Canon 5D Digital SLR
Blue Crane Digital DVD: Introduction to the Canon 580EX Speedlight
The Digital Photo Book, Scott Kelby, Vol’s 1 & 2, Peach Pit
Magic Lantern Canon EOS 5D, Mimi Wetzel
Canon EOS 5D Field Guide, Charlotte Lowrie
Canon EOS 7D Field Guide, Charlotte Lowrie
Canon Speedlite System Field Guide, J. Dennis Thomas
Canon EF Lens Work III
Mastering Canon EOS Flash System, NK Guy
Understanding Exposure, Rev. Ed., Bryan Peterson
The Americans, Robert Franks
Tumperbee, Melchior DiGiacomo
The Moment it Clicks, Joe McNally
Hot Shoe Diaries, Joe McNally (signed copy)
Digital Photography Secrets, Rick Sammon
Studio & Location Lighting, Rick Sammon
Exploring the Light, Rick Sammon
Fast Track Photographer, Dane Sanders
Digital Photography Master Class, Tom Ang
The Hasselblad Manual
Night & Low Light Photography, Jill Waterman
Photoblogging with Word Press, David Busch
Wedding Photographer’s Planner, Kenny Kim
Wedding Photojournalism, Bill Hurter
Speedliter’s Handbook, Syl Arena
Photoshop Composting Secrets, Matt Kloskowski (signed copy)
Light, Gesture and Color, by Jay Maisel
50 Portraits, Gregory Heisler


Powerex AA NiMH, 2700 mAh Recharable Batteries (dozens)
MahaC801D 8-cell Charger
Leatherman Blast Utility Tool
Mini Maglite
Coast HP7R LED Flashlight


Canon Digital Photography Forum – P.O.T.N (photography on the net)
The Digital Picture
B&H Store
Scott Kelby’s Blog
Scott’s Gear Guide
Picture Mats & Plastic Bags


Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe Lightroom CC
Adobe Bridge
Adobe Premiere CC
Adobe InDesign CC
Adobe Illustrator CC
Canon Digital Photo Professional Software
Capture One Pro 20
Helicon Focus
Microsoft Office – Word, Powerpoint, Excell
Nik Effects
Photomatix Pro 5


Apple 27″ iMac, late 2013, 3.2 GHz, Intel core i5, 32 GB Ram
Apple Macintosh Macbook Pro 15″ Retina, Intel core i7, mid 2015, 16 GB Ram
Apple Macintosh G4, dual 800, 80 GB HD,  1.25 GB Ram, OSX 10.4.11, 16x DVD (home) – deprecated
Apple Macintosh Powerbook G4, 1.25 GH, 80 GB HD, 1.25 GB Ram, OSX 10.4.11, 4x DVD (home) – deprecated
Apple MacPro, Quad Core, 320 GB HD, 12 GB Ram, 16x DVD (office)
Apple iPad Pro, 128GB
Maxtor and LaCie external backup drives (500gb total)
Drobo, 16TB
G-Tech Raid, 8TB

Old stuff

Canon AE1
Canon FTb
Ricoh KR-10
Nikon F4  with – 60mm f/2.8 Nikkor, 90mm f/2.8 Sigma, 50mm f/1.4 Nikkor, 75-300mm f4.5-5.6 Nikkor, 20mm f/2m8 Nikkor, 105mm f/.5 Nikkor, 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DL Nikkor
Kodak Retina, w/50mm f2 Schneider and 80mm f/4
Minolta SRT100
Leica III
Leica M2
Hasselblad 500 CM, 80mm Planar Carl Zeiss f/1.2 lens, (2) film backs


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