Gear

Gear List

Here's a quick overview of my camera system and lenses:

Mamiya 645DF+

Mamiya 645DF+ Camery Body

My go to for portrait work and as much motion as possible. The sensor size and depth of color and detail out of this camera body and back is phenomenal. I'm addicted to Medium Format files!

Mamiya Leaf Credo40

Mamiya Leaf Credo40 Digital Back

40 Megapixels is just the start of this beast's capabilities. I love the files that this back produces and the breadth of info I have to work with in post.

Canon 5d Mark III

Canon 5D Mark III

The Canon 5D Mark III is my go-to camera body for all of my shoots. A full-framed workhorse that hasn't let me down yet.

SanDisk 32GB CF Card

32 GB SanDisk CF Cards

These are the only cards we'll use. SanDisk holds the patent and they're the most reliable on the market.

Schneider 80mm LS f/2.8

Schneider 80mm LS f/2.8

The 80mm is great for taking photos that you'll perceive as if you were seeing them in real life. Epic lens and the Leaf Shutter allows for unbelievable sync speeds!

Canon 70-200mm 2.8

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II

An absolutely epic lens. Sharp as a tack telephoto and you basically can not take a bad shot with it.

Canon 50mm 1.2

Canon 50mm f/1.2L

My go-to portrait lens. Beautiful depth of field, contrast, and bokeh and the 50mm focal length really brings the viewer into the image.

Canon 24-70mm 2.8

Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II

Great all around lens. If I'm not sure what the shoot is going to throw at me and I know I have to react quickly, this is the lens I'm going to have on my camera body.

Canon 16-35mm 2.8

Canon 16-35 f/2.8L II

My "hero" lens. It really gives the subject a larger-than-life appearance.

The real magic in the bag... the lights!

Profoto B1

Profoto B1 500

This light has changed my life. Battery built in so you don't have to lug a pack and Profoto quality.

Profoto B2

Profoto B2 Location Kit

These lights are the easy little cousing to the B1. While there is a battery external to the lights, the entire pack is so lightweight its amazing for shooting in the field.

Canon 600EX Flash

Canon 600 EX Flash

I don't use these often, but they're great for a little kicker light in a tight spot.

Profoto Air Remote TTL-C

Profoto Air Remote TTL-C

This beast of a controller lets you make adjustments on the fly and keeps me working light with the Profoto lights.

Profoto Air Remote

Profoto Air Remote

The original Profoto Air Transceiver is perfect for use across camera platforms and works seamlessly with the Profoto lights.

Profoto Beauty Dish

Profoto White Beauty Dish

Gorgeous light modifer and one of my go-tos for sport portraits.

Profoto OCF Beauty Dish

Profoto OCF Beauty Dish

Not quite as clean and sturdy as the rigid Beauty Dish, but the collapsible OCF Beauty Dish from Profoto is great for travel and still throws some beautiful light.

Profoto 25 Degree Grid

Profoto Beauty Dish 25 Degree Grid

Controlling light spill with modifiers is a key to really taking full advantage of the light the Beauty Dish has to offer.

Profoto 4x1 Strip Box

Profoto 4' Strip Boxes

These modifiers are perfect for back lighting a subject in a 3-light setup or acting as a front light to create a lean profile.

Elinchrom Rotalux 69

Elinchrom Rotalux Octabox 69"

Huge, soft, beautiful light for portraits.

Elinchrom Rotalux 39

Elinchrom Rotalux Octabox 39"

The 69"'s kid brother, this is a great light with a deep throw for close-up shots.

Manfrotto Boom Stand

Manfrotto Boom Stand

I love the portability of this boom stand and the manfrotto quality means it'll hold up in the elements.

Impact C Stand

Impact C Stand

You spent the money on expensive lights, make sure they stay standing with a steady C stand!

Manfrotto Air Cushion

Manfrotto Air Cushion Stand

Great all-around stands with a quality build and solid base.

All of the other stuff that makes the world keep turning and the work churning.

Oliphant Backdrop

Oliphant Backdrop

We just bought one of these masterpieces and the subtlety in the tones and textures is brilliant as a portrait backdrop.

Lee Filter Medium Hood

Lee Filter Medium Hood

I love this thing. A great flexible hood to control light and the added bonus of making your camera look legit.

Lee Filter ND Filters

Lee Filter Glass ND Filters

These are used with the hood and help stop down light so I can shoot at thinner depths of field. I carry the .3, .6, and .9 variants.

Think Tank Airport V2

Think Tank Aiport Security V2.0 Roller

This bag is a tank and perfect for rolling on board a plane and getting to the next destination. We store all of our camera gear in these.

Think Tank Logistics Manager

Think Tank Logistics Manager

A HUGE bag that works perfect for easily transporting all of our essential lighting gear safely on location.

F-Stop Tilopa Photography Bag

F-Stop Tilopa Photoraphy Bag

Because roller bags can't go everywhere... This is the bag that gets us and our gear out to where we need to shoot.

Pelican CF Card Case

Pelican CF Card Case

Always keep your cards safe from the elements!

GoPro Hero5 Black

GoPro Hero5 Black

My go-to for behind the scenes footage to help bring all of you onto the job with me and share the creative process. We've worked with GoPros since the Hero 3 and love these little cameras.

GoPro Karma Drone

GoPro Karma Drone

This drone is perfect for traveling with it's sleek setup, and the handheld gimble is perfect for creating smooth footage everywhere we go!

Apple iPad Pro

Apple iPad Pro

I loved my Air but the Pro is perfect for not only sharing with clients on a jobsite, but also as a laptop when you're away from the studio. Pair that with the Apple Pen and its a beautiful tool for photographers.

Epson SureColor P800

Epson SureColor P800

Making the move to Epson printers was entirely worth it. I never used to print much work, but now I love seeing images come to life in large prints from this printer.

Ilford Papersilfor

Ilford Papers

My two favorites right now are the Ilford 13x19 DuoMatte paper and the 13x19 SemiGloss Duo papers for portfolio works.

Sand Bag

Photography Sand Bags

The more the merrier!

Color Gels

Assorted Color Gels

These are great for throwing different effects on the lights and adding some interest to photos.

The necessities to finish the job...

Apple iMac 27

Apple iMac 27" Desktop

The workhorse we use for editing all of our images. I used to use PC but I don't think I'll ever go back.

Apple Macbook Pro

Apple Macbook Pro

My on-the-go computer and our onsite computer if we're shooting tethered in the studio.

Eizo CS2730 IPS Monitor

Eizo ColorEdge CS2730 Monitor

I never really knew how much I couldn't see in my images until I started using Eizo monitors. Now I can't imagine going back. I love printing and seeing colors in a whole new spectrum.

Wacom Cintiq 13

Wacom Cintiq 13HD Tablet

I've been using Wacom tablets for years and finally retired my Intuos3 for the new Cintiq. Drawing right on the screen makes editing even more intuitive!

Wacom Intuos Pro

Wacom Intuos Pro

I recently moved back to the Wacom Tablet for my everyday use and paired with the Eizo Monitor it make a beautiful retouching setup.

G-Tech Drive

G-Tech G-Dock & ev Drives

Back everything up and make it bomb-proof.

G-Tech ev RaW Drive

G-Tech ev RaW Drives

Make it bomb proof even when you're traveling. These things are built to take a beating and they dock extremely quickly with the G-Dock system for seamless transfers!

Datacolor Spyder 5 Colorimeter

Datacolor Spyder 5 Elite Colorimeter

Screen calibration is key to getting true color and contrast out of your images across all of your screens.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

The name says it all. You're not editing if you're not working with Adobe products...

Capture One Pro

Capture One Pro

Capture One Pro is a phenomenal RAW editing tool. All of my initial edits are in this program and the tones that come out of it are superior to anything else on the market.