I was just featured on the popular blog, Shotkit, which features the equipment used by professional photographers around the world. The post has an essay by me and some of my favorite photos.
Also, I elaborate on the joys of using the Fujifilm XT-2 mirrorless camera and the Fujinon lenses. Here is an excerpt from the essay:
“Here is how the gear breaks down, somewhat separated in the photo by the lovely textile from Guatemala. When shooting travel, or any non-wedding work, I carry two bodies, one with the Fujinon 23mm f/2 and the other with the Fujinon 50mm f/2. I could work an entire day with just these two lenses and much of the time with only the 23mm.
These cameras can go through batteries quickly, so I always have four spare batteries, either Fuji or Watson (I can’t see any difference with performance). I have usually opted for the f/2
lenses instead of the f/1.2 or f/1.4 lenses (made by anyone). The increase in weight is not worth the extra f-stop to me.
[Ed – see more Fujifilm X lenses.]
I am partial to the Domke camera straps, but my wife likes the Spyder holster.
Depending on what I am shooting, I may add the Fujinon 14mm f/2.8 and the Fujinon 90mm f/2 to my LowePro Slingbag. I might carry a small video light or the Nissin Di700A and the Air 1
commander for remote firing. The Vello diffuser works well for softening the light, or I might use a Lastolite EZYBOX if I know I will have time to light subjects. I have owned the Litepanels LP
Micro for several years and use it on occasion.
When it’s wedding day, I carry all of the previously mentioned equipment, but I’ll add the Fujinon 50-140mm f/2.8 OIS for some of the day. I don’t get to use the amazing 90mm, since we only have one and my wife has claimed it!
I love using the ThinkTank belt and two pouches that attach for an extra lens, cards, batteries, flash and Zeiss Lens Wipes. We use a video light from Aputure for the reception. All of the lights are powered by rechargeable Powerex batteries.
Here are few more photos below and you can check out the blog post by clicking here.