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My Photography Gear

If you wonder what I have or what I use, this page is for you.

Updated 2016.06.27


If I've written a review of an item, clicking the name/link will take you to my review. Otherwise, clicking the name/link will take you to a short description further down this page.



Cameras


Canon 60DSamsung Galaxy Note 5
Canon 350D (Rebel XT)Canon 400D (Rebel XTi)
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
Nikon Coolpix S6100• Nikon Coolpix P60
• Olympus C-750 Ultra Zoom• Sony Cybershot DSC-P50

(I no longer own/use items listed in italics.)



Light


LumoPro LP160LumoPro LP180
Yongnuo YN560-II (x3)Yongnuo YN560-III
Canon 420EX Speedlite
• ProMaster 5550DX Digital• Vivitar Auto30D

(I no longer own/use items listed in italics.)



Light Triggers & Modifiers


Cactus V5 Duo wireless flash trigger• Cactus V4 wireless flash trigger
LumoPro Universal Hot Shoe Translator II• LumoPro Universal Hot Shoe Translator
Westcott 43” umbrella #2011• Westcott 45” umbrella #2005
LumiQuest Snoot XTRLumiQuest Softbox III
MagMod Basic KitMagMod MagSnoot
• Flashpoint 42" reflectors (5-in-1)


Lenses


Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM• Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
Sigma 18-125mm f/3.5-5.6 DC• Sigma 20mm f/1.8 EX DG
Sigma 28mm f/1.8 EX DG Macro• Canon EF 28-105mm f/4-5.6 USM
Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG MacroCanon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro• Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM• Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

(I no longer own/use items listed in italics.)



TCs and Extension Tubes


Kenko 2x Teleconverter• Kenko Extension Tube Set (12/20/36mm)


Support


• Manfrotto 190XDB tripod• Sears 8465 tripod
• Manfrotto 143A Magic Arm• Manfrotto 484RC2 ballhead
• Manfrotto Super ClampImpact Multiboom Light Stand
and Reflector Holder
Impact LS-6B 6' light stand• LumoPro LP605s light stand
LumoPro LP633 Umbrella SwivelLumoPro LP679 Umbrella Swivel
Finex OM-18 Umbrella SwivelVello cold shoe (x4)
• Manfrotto 679 monopod


Containers


Okechobee Fats women’s tackle bag
• Pelican 1550 hard case (yellow)• Tamrac Expedition 5 backpack
• Lowepro Lens Case 3• Tamrac MX5375 Lens Case (x2)
• Lowepro Lens Case 1M• Gepe Card Safe


Battery Grips & Remote Controls


Vello BG-C6 battery gripVello FreeWave Plus Wireless Shutter Release
• Canon RC-1 remote control
• Canon BG-E3 battery grip• Opteka BGRXT battery grip

(I no longer own/use the items listed in italics)



DIY Solutions


Flash Bracket 1 Flash Bracket 2
Flash Bracket 3 Flash Bracket 4
Light Shed • Light Shed 2 (on Flickr)
Cereal Box Snoots DIY Grid Spot
Pringles Can Strip Light Sliding Camera Strap
Mini Softbox • Accessory clamps

(These are all things I made)



Filters


• Sunpak UV, 62mm• Kenko YA3 SO-56, 55mm [orange]
• Kenko P.L., 55mm [polarizer]• Kenko LBC4, 55mm [blue]
• Kenko C.S., 55mm [star]• Kenko PX1, 55mm [1x]
• Kenko Softon 55S, 55mm [soft focus]• Kenko PX2, 55mm [2x]
• Bower Macro Revers Adapter, 52-58mm• Kenko PX3, 55mm [3x]





Canon EOS Rebel XTi (400D)

(My second DSLR, purchased Aug. 2007)

Specifications:


Sensor: APS-C (22.3mm x 14.9mm)
Megapixels: 10.1
Image size: 3888 x 2592 pixels
Shutter: 1/4000 to 30 sec., bulb
ISO: 100 to 1600 (full-stop increments)
Metering: 35-zone

evaluative (35-zone)
partial (9% at center)
center-weighted (4% at center)

Stabilization: depends on lens
LCD: 2.5" (230k dots)
Storage: CF card
Weight: 1 lb. 1.6 oz.
Lens: Any Canon EF or EF-S lens

any 3rd-party lens for EF mount


(Mouseover to see side view; click to see all views)

400D review on dpreview.com


Canon EOS Rebel XT (350D)

(My first DSLR, purchased Aug. 2005)

Specifications:


Sensor: APS-C (22.3mm x 14.9mm)
Megapixels: 8.0
Image size: 3456 x 2304 pixels
Shutter: 1/4000 to 30 sec., bulb
ISO: 100 to 1600 (full-stop increments)
Metering: 35-zone

evaluative (35-zone)
partial (9% at center)
center-weighted (4% at center)

Stabilization: depends on lens
LCD: 1.8" (115k dots)
Storage: CF card
Weight: 1 lb. 1.6 oz.
Lens: Any Canon EF or EF-S lens

any 3rd-party lens for EF mount






350D review on dpreview.com


Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM

(purchased Feb. 2008)

(Copyright 2008 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)

Sigma 10-20mm review on dpreview.com

Sigma 18-125mm f/3.5-5.6 DC

(purchased Dec. 2006)

(Copyright 2006 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)

Sigma 18-125mm review on slrgear.com

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

(purchased early 2006; sold 2012)

(Copyright 2006 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)

Canon 50mm f/1.8 review on dpreview.com


Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro

(purchased May 2010)

(Copyright 2010 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)


Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

(purchased March 2006)

(Copyright 2009 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)

Canon 85mm f/1.8 review on The-Digital-Picture.com


Kenko MC4 2x AF Teleconverter

(purchased July 19, 2007)

(Copyright 2007 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)


Canon 420EX Speedlite

(purchased Jan. 14, 2007)

(Copyright 2007 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)

420EX review on The-Digital-Picture.com


Impact Multiboom Light Stand and Reflector Holder

(My first light stand, received Sept. 20, 2013)

Specifications:


Min. Height: 40" (102 cm)
Max. Height: 13' (4 m) as light stand
Max. Height: 9' (2.7 m) as boom stand
Closed Length: 40" (102 cm)
Base Diameter: 36" (91 cm)
Foot Diameter: 20mm
Weight: 6 lbs. (2.7 kg)
Max. Load: 5 lbs. (2.3 kg) as light stand
Max. Load: 3 lbs. (1.4 kg) as boom stand
Attachment: 5/8" stud w/ 1/4"-20 thread
Air Cushioned: No

(Copyright 2007 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)


(Copyright 2013 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)


Vello Cold Shoe (Accessory Shoe)

(received Jan. 2014)

(Copyright 2014 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)