my current gears

camera bodies
nikon D90
mamiya 6
panasonic lumix DMC-G1; the world's smallest interchangeable lens camera

lenses (primes)
nikkor AF 24mm f/2.8
nikkor AF 50mm f/1.8
nikkor AF 85mm f/1.8D
nikkor AF-S VR Micro 105mm f/2.8G ED
Reflex-NIKKOR-C 500mm f/8
mamiya 50mm f/4
panasonic 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS

lenses (zooms)
tokina AT-X AF PRO DX 12-24mm f/4
tokina ATX-PRO 28-70mm f/2.6-2.8 - my first 3rd party lens
nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED

travel/ consumer lenses
nikkor AF-S DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

tripods/ monopods
slik pro340dx
manfrotto 680b + ballhead 352rc
gitzo 0012

crumpler wonder winnie + bunion insert
domke F-1X
lowepro compu trekker AW
lowepro fastpack 350

nikon sb 800 speedlight
nikon sb 400 speedlight
various b+w, hoya, cokin filters
casio exilim ex-z110
canoscan 8800F

gears i've ever used before

fuji GA645i; 'point and shoot' 6x4.5 camera
bronica SQ-A (with 645-120 back)
bronica zenzanon PS 80mm f/2.8
bronica zenzanon S 40mm f/4
nikon F5
nikon F100; 'baby' F5
nikon F90X; an old solid semipro camera
nikon F80; nikon's best value toy camera
nikon FM2n
nikon D1h
nikon D700
nikon D200
nikon D70&D70s
nikon D50
pentax MX
nikkor AF 14mm f/2.8D ED
nikkor AF 20mm f/2.8D
nikkor 50mm f/1.2
nikkor AF micro 60mm f/2.8D
nikkor AF 300mm f/4 ED-IF
+ sharp
- slow auto focus, even on F5
- 82mm filter thread; instead of 77mm
nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED
- front element rotates when focusing; annoying to use it with polarizer
nikkor AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
nikkor AF-S VR 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
- not a sharp lens
+ VR does work very well, very nice feature to have
nikkor AF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5D IF; best consumer lens..
+ considerably sharp throughout the range
+ comes with macro feature 1:2
+ brighter f/4.5 at 105mm instead of f/5.6
nikkor AF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6D IF; this lens sucks..
- too much distortion
- not true 200mm
nikkor AF 70-210mm f/4-5.6
pentax-m 50mm f/1.4
sigma APO 170-500mm F5-6.3 ASPHERICAL RF
- very slow aperture at the long end, almost impossible to use it handheld
- very slow and hunting autofocus on D70, but never tried it on F5
lensbaby 2.0
nikon speedlight sb-24, sb-80dx, sb-600
nikon coolpix 995, 2100, 3200, 3700, 4500, 5400
sony DSC F717
canon powershot S30
canon digital ixus 300
minolta dimage dual scan III
manfrotto 190pro + ballhead 222
kenko pro 300 af - 2x teleconverter
lowepro minitrekker
lowepro nature trekker AW II
lowepro orion trekker II
epson perfection 2400
- just adequate for general purpose
- but not good enough for slides scanning
umax astra 2200 - rubbish..

my gear wishlists

nikkor AF-S DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED
nikkor AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED
nikkor AF DX Fisheye 10.5mm f/2.8G ED
nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G
nikkor AF 85mm f/1.4D IF
nikon D7000
canon powershot S95
epson stylus photo R800
epson perfection V700 photo
spyder 2 express

more wishlists - a very long one

contax T3
epson stylus pro 4800
gitzo G1228LVL
hasselblad xpan II + 30mm f/5.6
leica MP 'mechanical perfection. nothing else.'
leica NOCTILUX-M 50mm f/1.0
linhof technorama 617 S III + Super Angulon XL 5,6/72
lowepro dryzone 200
nikon D700
nikon F6
nikon FM2T
nikkor AF-S 24mm f/1.4G ED
nikkor PC-E 24mm f/3.5D ED
nikkor 45mm f/2.8 P
nikkor NOCT 58mm f/1.2
nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G
nikkor AIS 105mm f/2.5
nikkor AF DC 135mm f/2D
nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR
nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR
nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
nikkor AF-S 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II
nikon coolscan 9000 ED
spyder 3 studio
nikon motordrive MD-12 (FM2)

wellington - new zealand, nov 2010