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you buy your next Camera body or lens"

"My Camera Gear"
Nikon D810 36MP full frame camera body. The Nikkor 24MM f/1.8,
Nikkor 35MM f/1.8, Nikkor 50MM f/1.8 and Nikkor 85MM f/1.8 Prime lenses.
In 2020 I will be using the very sharp Nikkor 70-200MM f/4 telephoto lens.

 Nikon D810 36MP FULL FRAME BODY                                       DXO score 97                           $3299

One look at the jaw-dropping image quality possible with the D810 and you'll never look at image quality the same way. The level of detail and sharpness, the wide dynamic range 14.8 and rich tonality in nearly any light is simply staggering—almost unimaginable until now.

For still and multimedia photographers including landscape, studio, wedding and portrait pros, the D810 will ignite your creativity and help you capture images that astound. For cinematographers and camera operators, the D810 will become one of the most versatile and important tools in your arsenal.
With meticulous autofocus, fast frame rates and image processing, smaller file formats, excellent energy efficiency.
 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24MM F/1.8G ED II Prime                          DXO score 42                               $746

With a fast wide-angle lens like the AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED, you can create and capture exciting new types of photos and videos. Viewers are drawn into the dramatic wide perspective of landscapes, skyscrapers and interiors. Food, flowers, vehicles, jewelry, instruments and more jump off the frame against softly blurred backgrounds or foregrounds.
Environmental portraits take on a dramatic new feeling with exaggerated depth of field. Whether you're shooting a DX or FX format DSLR, for the artistry or to capture your passion, in daylight or at dusk, the AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED will widen your creative capabilities.

 AF-S NIKKOR 35MM F/1.8G ED II Prime                                  DXO score 36                             $526

Unleash the power of your high-resolution Nikon HD-SLR. The AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED draws maximum definition and image quality from Nikon's high-pixel-count image sensors for truly dazzling photos and HD videos.
It brings the outstanding optical characteristics of AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G to Nikon's f/1.8 FX-format prime lens collection, which includes 28mm, 50mm and 85mm versions. With 63° of coverage, ED and AS glass elements for outstanding contrast and minimal distortion, Nikon' innovative Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet, precise autofocusing and a lightweight, compact design, the AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED is an outstanding choice for your photo or HD video applications.

 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50MM F/1.8G ED II Prime                        DXO score 34                               $226

With an AF-S motor, the NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G will be capable to auto-focus on any camera. It should also make the focusing movements of the lens quieter and faster on all cameras.Image Quality Measurements Let's first have a look at the DxOMark results to see how this lens compares with its acclaimed predecessor and if there is more than the AF-S motor to justify a price twice as high as the AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D, especially if your camera has an AF motor.AF-S NIKKOR

 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85MM F/1.8G ED II Prime                        DXO score 44                                $479

Designed for use on Nikon's FX-format D-SLR cameras, this updated medium prime f/1.8 lens is great for shooting stills or HD videos.
The AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G features Nikon's Internal Focus (IF) system providing fast and quiet AF and produces sharp and clear images at all apertures. Its fast maximum aperture is ideal for taking stills or HD videos under ideal lighting, in low light, head and shoulder portraiture, weddings or concerts. When mounted on a DX-format D-SLR, the AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G has an effective field of view of 127mm.
  AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4 VR                                            DXO score 31                                $1400
Introducing the newest addition to Nikon's compact high-performance f/4 fixed aperture zoom lenses, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR.
Inspired by today's versatile HD-SLR shooters, it strikes an ideal balance between exceptional optics, advanced lens technologies, including Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization providing 4.0 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture.
A remarkably compact, lightweight design. Whether you shoot with an FX- or DX-format camera, handheld or tripod-mounted, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR delivers the serious telephoto zoom performance you've been seeking.
 MeFotto Globetrotter Carbon Fiber Tripod                                                                                  $350

Load Capacity: 26.4 lb
Max Height: 64.2"
Min Height: 16.1"
Folded Length: 16.5"
Leg Sections: 5
Weight: 3.7 lb
Converts to Monopod
Dual Action Ball Head
Arca-Swiss Style QR Plate
Separate Head and Pan Lock

The MeFOTO GlobeTrotter is a compact travel tripod that folds up inversely and also turns into a full size monopod without the use of any tools.

ProMaster Specialist series SPH45P Ball Head                                                                       $139.95
- 1 ProMaster SP45P ball head
- 1 8104 Quick release plate
- Both 1 high-rise and 1 low-profile memory lock dial
- Height:4 1/8" / 105 mm
- Weight: 1 lb 4 1/4 oz / 577 g
- Ball Diameter: 1 3/4" / 45 mm
- Base Diameter: 2 7/16" / 62 mm
- Maximum Load: 26 lbs 8 oz / 12 kg
- Quick Release Plate #8104

The SP45P is a highly technical ball head. It has both upper and lower panning controls with degree marks. The main tension control is generously large and easy to use. Integrated into the tension control is
a memory lock dial for setting a repeatable tension stop. Both a high-rise and low-profile memory lock dial are included so you have the choice of which to use. All controls on the SP45P are colored red for
easy identification. The ProMaster dovetail quick release system is easy to use and is compatible with a variety of arca-swiss type quick release products.

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Tamrac Expedtion 8X series camera bag                                                                                      $299
The Tamrac 5577 Expedition 8 series is a backpack that offers foam-padded protection and quick access to an SLR, lenses, flash, and accessories. The main compartment is completely foam padded with numerous adjustable, foam-padded dividers to protect multiple pro-size digital or film SLRs, a full range of lenses, and flashes. The camera with a zoom lens attached is suspended on two vertical, foam-padded dividers that are internally reinforced with rigid plastic. A restraint strap holds the lens firmly in place.
K&F Concept Grad holder and filters       
K&F Concept Square Filter ND1000 100x100mm 10 Stop Neutral Density with One Filter Holder and 7 Filter Ring Adapters Compatible with Canon Nikon Camera Lens

B+W XS-Pro HTC Käsemann polarizer                                                                   
B+W polarizing filters are circular polarizers which are compatible with nearly all modern cameras when beam splitters are used in the light path for TTL exposure metering or autofocus. Exposure errors are therefore avoided. The multiplying factor with HTC is 2 to 3, which is equivalent to 1 to 1.5 f-stops.