Gear Bag

I use a wide range of gear to shoot my images. Here’s a breakdown of some of the equipment I have and/or currently use (some equipment may be updated to the newest version for the link). Each link will take you to a product page to read more about the item or purchase if desired.


Canon EOS 1D-X (Full Frame)

Canon EOS 5D Mark III (Full Frame)

Canon EOS 70D

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Digital Camera

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 III Digital Camera

Canon AE-1 35mm SLR w/50mm F/1.8 FD Lens (just for fun, but rarely used; I keep it loaded with FujiColor Superia 400 just in case of a zombie apocalypse).

Yashica FX-D 35mm SLR w/28mm f/2.8 Contax Lens (my oldest personal camera that I have used).  I had a FX-3, but it was unfortunately stolen.


Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens (Canon EOS)

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro AF Lens

Canon EF 100mm – 400mm f/4.5-5.6L USM Lens

Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8 ATX Pro DX II Lens for Canon

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens for Canon DSLRs

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens for Canon EOS Cameras

Memory and Storage

PNY 128GB Class 10 UHS-I U1 SDHC Memory Card

Lexar 128 GB Professional 1066x CF Memory Card

Drobo 5D 5 Bay 3.5″ Storage Array (with five 4Gb drives in RAID 5 configuration)

Flashes, Strobes and Accessories

Canon Speedlite 600 EX-RT

Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash

PocketWizard 801150 FlexTT5 Transceiver for Canon DSLR

PocketWizard 801140 MiniTT1 Transmitter for Canon DSLR

Paul C. Buff Einstein™ E640 Flash Unit

Gary Fong Lightsphere Collapsible Wedding & Event Lighting Kit (You can’t beat this device for quick group photos!)

MagMod Lighting Accessory System (A bit heavy on the flash, but I love the soft light they create for event portraits! You can also read more about the system on the MagMod website.)

Camera Bags, Packs and Straps

Tamrac 558801 Expedition 8x Backpack

Tamrac 578885 Evolution 8, Photo/Laptop Sling Backpack

Tamrac N5055 Shock Digital Camera Strap