Tord S Eriksson

Tord S Eriksson

Lives in Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Works as a bus driver/retired
Joined on Jul 3, 2003
About me:

Like to draw, paint, and photograph nature, and identified
flying 'objects', like the moon, bumblebees, aircraft, and, not least, birds!

Tord S Eriksson's current gear

Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom
Ricoh GR
Nikon 1 V1
Nikon 1 V2
Nikon D600
Pentax K-x
This was my reintroduction to SLRs, and still is a camera with much character, performance, if not grace!
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
Nikon 1 Nikkor 10mm f/2.8
Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8
Nikon 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2
Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6
Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6
Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6
Nikon AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 40mm F2.8
Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G
Sigma 19mm F2.8 DN | A
Sigma 30mm F2.8 DN | A
Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
Apple Aperture
Other gear:
  • Berlebach Report 3032 A very nice wooden tripod, with leveling head on top, so you don't need to add a second head to do your panormas, or video shoots. Slightly heavier than a similar carbon, but half the price!
  • Corel AfterShot Pro
  • Nikon 400/5.6
  • Nikon 80-200/4.0
  • Pentax DA 40mm f/2.8 Ultra Compact Lens for Pentax and Samsung Digital SLR Cameras
  • Pentax SFX, a film camera in FF size and automatic operation, just as a modern one! 35mm film, K Mount, FF format and great design, before its time!
  • X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

Tord S Eriksson's previous gear

FujiFilm FinePix S9000 Zoom (FinePix S9500)
Konica Minolta DiMAGE G600
Konica KD-500 Zoom
Nice, if you get the white-balance right, and have lots of light! Often a pain in the neck. Washed-out colours. The second owner still uses it!
A Konica KD-500, with some new thrills, but more noise and not nearly as pleasing colours! Lost in a lake ...
Pentax K-7
Pentax K-5
Nikon D3200
Nowadays very much the old, misunderstood, twin to the K-5: Slower, less ISO and lower resolution, but other than that, it's superb in its own right! Sadly the K-5 combined the skills of the K-7 with a new hat full of new ones!
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR
Tamron SP AF 10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical (IF)
Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO
Sigma 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM
Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM
Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN
Sigma 60mm F2.8 DN | A
Other gear:
  • Edixa Reflex A Fifties West-German design (somewhat similar to the East-German Practica), looking pretty much like a Pentax Spotmatic, and using the same type of lenses, so I had a mix! Mamiya made similar cameras then, so I had one of those, too!
  • Kodak Brownie Starlet
  • Minox 35s One of the first really compact full-format cameras around, with excellent optics (rumoured to be of Leica design)! I used mine so much that they eventually wore down!
  • Polaroid cameras Various models, not needed any longer, so scrapped!