mburns

mburns

Lives in United States Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Works as a tutor in philosophy of physics
Has a website at http://slashdot.org/~mburns/
Joined on Nov 14, 2012
About me:

I am enamored with classic camera equipment at the moment, and write on fundamental issues in science, especially physics.

mburns' current gear

Samsung ST65
Canon EOS 30D
Canon EOS 5D
purchased in January, 2012
Canon EF 35-80mm f/4.0-5.6 III
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
Canon EF 80-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II
purchased in January, 2013
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Gimp
purchased in September, 2012
free graphics software
Other gear:
  • Bogen aluminum tripod and pan head
  • cable release 12" purchased in August, 2011
  • Canon Canoscan FS 2710 negative and slide scanner 9 million pixel scans, purchased in December, 2012
  • Canon EF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5
  • Canon EOS 650 SLR
  • Canon EOS Elan II SLR Acquired in May, 2013
  • Canon Extender FD 2x-B for the Vivitar lens, purchased in June, 2012
  • Canon FD 200 mm f 4 lens
  • Canon FL 50 mm f 1.8 purchased in June, 2012
  • Canon FL 50mm f 1.4
  • Canon FT QL A chrome plated tank of a camera, purchased in June 2012
  • Canon new FD 28 mm f 2.8 purchased in June, 2012
  • Canon Speedlite 200E purchased in July, 2012
  • Canon SureShot Tele 80
  • Case Logic SLR backpack top and back openings, purchased in October, 2011
  • Daiichi Zenobia 4.5x6 camera
  • FD to EF mount adapter with 1.25x extender lens purchased in August, 2012
  • FED 2 rangefinder camera Purchased in June, 2013
  • filters 55mm and 58mm UV, 58mm Skylight, 55mm Polarizing
  • Franka Rolfix II with the Schneider Radionar lens and Pronto shutter 6 cm by 9 cm negatives, purchased in August, 2012
  • Fujifilm Provia 100 slide film
  • Fujifilm Superia Reala 100 film
  • Fujifilm Superia Xtra 200 film
  • Gossen LunaSix 3 light meter
  • GretagMacbeth ColorChecker purchased in August, 2012
  • HP Photosmart C4480 scanner printer
  • Hp ScanJet 3970 Purchased in January, 2013
  • Hugin free panorama stitching and averaging software
  • Industar 61 M39 mount lens 52mm f/2.8 For the FED 2 camera
  • Kodak Ektar 100 film 35mm and 120 size
  • Kodak Portra 160 film
  • Lufkin 100 Ft tape measure
  • Mamiya 105mm lens for C3
  • Mamiya 180mm lens for C3
  • Mamiya C3 TLR with 80mm lens August, 2013
  • Manfrotto single strap backpack top and side openings, purchased in June, 2012
  • Micnova Digital Grey Card puirchased in August, 2012
  • Moskva-5 camera purchased in May, 2013
  • Osima light duty tripod purchased in October, 2011
  • OSN Digital flexible 7" tripod purchased in February, 2012
  • RawTherapee free and comprehensive photographic post processing, most useful for DNG files
  • Sekonic dual range selenium light meter
  • Spiratone T mount 300 mm f 5.5 purchased in June, 2012
  • Tokina FD 35-105mm f/3.5-4.3 lens
  • Tou/Five Star FD Macro Zoom 75-200 mm f 4.5 purchased in June, 2012
  • UFRaw free raw processing software with all of the basics
  • Vivitar FD 135 mm f 2.8 Komine model, purchased in June, 2012
  • Vivitar FD 21mm f/3.8
  • Weitz EV-LV Meter No batteries needed, and recalibrated on a bit of blue tape, purchased in June, 2012
  • Wolverine Data F2D14 film to digital converter requires RawTherapee for good color curves, purchased in June, 2012
  • XSane scanner software
  • Yashica Electro 35 GSN I am using Kodak Ektar 100 film. The Yashica is not built like a Leica, but I treasure it - owned since May, 1980.
  • Yashica Tele Extender for 55mm filter thread purchased for the rangefinder in September 2011
  • Yashica Wideangle Extender for 55mm filter thread purchased for the rangefinder in September, 2011

mburns' wish list

Sorted by most recently added.

Canon EF 28mm f/2.8
Sony Alpha DSLR-A900
Other gear:
  • Minolta Maxxum A 50mm f 1.7 lens

mburns' previous gear

Canon EOS 300D (EOS Digital Rebel / EOS Kiss Digital)
Other gear:
  • Agfa Agfachrome film
  • Canon EF 35-105 mm f 4.5 purchased in July, 2012
  • Canon EOS Rebel S II purchased in July, 2012
  • Fujifilm Superia Xtra 800 film 35mm size
  • HP 3570c scanner Purchased in 2003
  • Kodak Gold 800 film
  • Kodak Kodachrome film
  • Kodak Panatomic film
  • Kodak Tri-X 400 film
  • Konica VX 200 35mm film
  • LOMO Lubitel 166b camera
  • Polariod SX-70 camera
  • Polaroid 230 camera
  • Polaroid a300 digital camera purchased in October, 2011
  • Praktica SLR with 50mm, 28mm and 135mm lenses purchased in January, 1968
  • Sigma 35-80 mm f 4-5.6 DL lens for Sigma camera, purchased in July, 2012
  • Sigma 70-210 mm f 4-5.6 UC lens for Sigma camera, purchased in July, 2012
  • Sigma Electronic Flash EF-430 Super for Sigma camera, purchased in July, 2012
  • Sigma SA-300 SLR purchased in July, 2012