What's in my camera bag for 2019?
Nikon D810 36MP full frame camera body. The Nikor 24MM F/1.8, Nikor 35MM F/1.8 and Nikor 85MM F/1.8 Prime lenses. A new look and feel for 2019 using Nikon's new prime lenses.
Please see my 2019 and 2018 Landscape page to view my newest images for sale.

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Nikon D810 36MP FULL FRAME BODY $3299 (Prices may vary)

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.
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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24MM F/1.8G ED II Prime $746      DXO score 42

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 $526                         DXO score 36

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 85MM F/1.8G ED II Prime $479                     DXO score 43

Designed for use on Nikon's FX-format D-SLR cameras, this updated medium telephoto 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/4G ED VR  $1400                          DXO score 31
Buying in January 2020

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.—and 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.

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AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR  $1400                 DXO score not tested. Buying in March 2019

Lightweight, compact super telephoto zoom
Whether your subject is far in the distance or close, fast or slow, you can land the shot. On FX-format cameras, 500mm brings distant birds , wildlife, athletes, performers, landmarks and more into tight focus.

At super telephoto distances, the smallest camera movements can cause image blur. Vibration Reduction image stabilization counteracts camera
shake up to ~4.5 stops** for sharp photos.

4.2 in. x 10.5" long   weight 81.2 oz.(2300g)

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.

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