Earthlight

Earthlight

Lives in Finland Finland
Joined on Dec 30, 2002
About me:

Recent / current lenses:
Sigma 8mm f3.5 EX DG circular fisheye
Sigma 15mm f2.8 EX diagonal fisheye
Samyang 14mm f2.8 (broke after a few shots the first day, decentered, returned)
Samyang 14mm f2.8 UMC new model - a great lens!
Samyang 8mm f3.5 First copy was DOA, second is acceptable
Samyang 24mm f1.4
Samyang 35mm f1.4 (sold)
Sigma 35mm f1.4 Art
Canon 16-35 f2.8 L II (sold)
Canon 17-40mm F4 L (sold)
Canon 24-70 f2.8 L (sold)
Canon 24-70 f2.8 L II
Canon 24-105 f4 L (sold)
Canon 85mm f1.8 (sold)
Canon 100mm f2.8 macro w/ collar
Canon 135mm f135 L
Canon 70-200mm f4 L w/ collar (sold)
Canon 400mm f5.6 L
Canon MP-E 65 mm 1-5x macro
Canon EF-S 18-55 as a backup
Canon EF-S 18-55 STM for the cropper
Sigma 2x Teleconverter (sold)
Canon 2x II Teleconverter
And an old Canon wide zoom just for backup...

Past lenses too numerous to list. I've had a lot of Pentax K-mount, Canon FD-mount and EF-mount lenses. Most memorable was the EF 300 f4 L original.

Currently 8 tripods... Manfrotto 055 XProB & 488RC0 (498RC2 these days) sees most use. Manfrotto 028B Triman & #029 when I need super steady.

Plenty of bags. Lowepro Photo Trekker now sees most use. Love my Slingshot as well. My everyday carry bag: Vanguard Uprise.

Flashes: 580EXII and 2 x 430EXII flashes. Plus studio & Elinchrome flashes & Foba studio stand etc.

Cameras that I own or have owned:
Pentax KM (SLR) (sold)
Pentax Spotmatic (SLR)
Pentax K1000 (SLR) (sold)
Chinon cp-7m (SLR) (sold)
Pentax LX (SLR) (sold)
Canon A-1 (SLR) (sold)
Canon T90 (SLR) (sold)
Yashica T4 (P&S) (sold)
Canon EOS-1 (SLR) (sold)
Canon PowerShot S45 (P&S) (sold)
Canon 10D (DSLR) (sold)
Canon 20D (DSLR) (sold)
Canon 5D (DSLR) (sold)
Canon IXUS 70 (P&S) (sold)
Canon IXUS 860 IS (P&S)
Canon EOS 1000D (DSLR backup) (sold)
Canon 1DsMkII (DSLR) (sold)
Canon S110 (P&S)
Canon 60D (DSLR)
Canon 6D (DSLR)
Canon 1DsMkIII (DSLR)

Monitor:Eizo CX270 and Color Navigator, HP LP2475W.

Calibrators: Spyder 4 Elite. (sold i1 Display2 as it did not do well with a wide gamut monitor, also have used Spyder 3 Elite which was ok).

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Subject Forum Last post
What happened to the full-frame camera comparison? Site Feedback and Help 5 months ago
Sigma 24 f1.4 Art - what's the hold-up? My strategy... Canon SLR Lens Talk 6 months ago
6D Mark II - share your wishlist! Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk 6 months ago
Just got the 24-70 f2.8 L II... it really is that good! Canon SLR Lens Talk 6 months ago
Does the 6D and 5DIII Use the Same Sensor? Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk 7 months ago
Help me with Nikon lenses, Canon user here Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 7 months ago
Lightroom sluggish to generate previews on a fast computer PC Talk 8 months ago
Anybody Like Windows 8.1? PC Talk Apr 18, 2014
confusing color-management mess all around, each program has it's own mind PC Talk Apr 6, 2014
Firefox colour management puzzle PC Talk Apr 6, 2014
Facebook photo page dilemma Open Talk Jan 27, 2014
The Importance of a Good Monitor PC Talk Jan 2, 2014
Dell 24" 4k monitor PC Talk Dec 24, 2013
Upgrading to Windows 8 advice needed. PC Talk Nov 29, 2013
What features to look for in a new monitor for photo post-processing? PC Talk Nov 28, 2013
Quadro K4000 vs GTX 780 for photo editing? PC Talk Nov 25, 2013
Just placed an order for an Eizo CX270 PC Talk Nov 12, 2013
Confused by colours in browsers - help! PC Talk Nov 11, 2013
The BEST keyboard for typing PC Talk Nov 11, 2013
Sold my E-M1, went back to a Canon 6D Micro Four Thirds Talk Nov 6, 2013
30" monitors PC Talk Nov 5, 2013
Computer Backup PC Talk Nov 5, 2013
F stop difference calculation / normalization question Astrophotography Talk Forum Oct 27, 2013
What was the last Canon announcement that got you excited? Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Oct 27, 2013
New rig to handle it all: component list PC Talk Oct 25, 2013
Is Windows 8 thoroughly color managed/aware? PC Talk Oct 24, 2013
F stop difference calculation / normalization question Open Talk Oct 21, 2013
Photoshop CS6 Photomerge better than in CS5? Retouching Aug 13, 2013
Photoshop CS6 Photomerge better than in CS5? Open Talk Aug 8, 2013
5D III and 24-105 travel shots . Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Jul 7, 2013
1Ds MkIII new sensor, some piccies Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Jul 5, 2013
Canonrumors: 70D to set a benchmark in ISO performance? Canon EOS 7D / 10D - 70D Talk Jul 3, 2013
Sun Dogs from my window Astrophotography Talk Forum Jun 3, 2013
What? My 580EXII is on fire??? Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk May 30, 2013
How to carry & store filters? Open Talk May 28, 2013
Photoshop alternatives wanted! PC Talk May 20, 2013
What can I expect from Canon Repair Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk May 17, 2013
Is it worth it to buy a 1Ds Mark III? Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk May 16, 2013
New image editing rig - help please! 10 bit graphics etc... PC Talk Apr 15, 2013
Return of Interesting article on DxO about 5D III and D800... Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Apr 15, 2013
My first deep sky shots Astrophotography Talk Forum Mar 21, 2013
NEX purchase dilemma - no wide aperture standard zoom? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk Mar 4, 2013
nikon D7100 - how will Canon respond? Canon EOS 7D / 10D - 70D Talk Feb 23, 2013
Using 1D X in very low temperatures Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Dec 11, 2012
Photo theft Open Talk Dec 7, 2012
Lightroom catalogues, blood pressure, KISS principle... Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Dec 6, 2012
LP-E4 Availability Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Nov 30, 2012
Chinese Winter: Will the 1d Mk II stand up to it? Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Nov 28, 2012
Finally Seeing the Light(room) Canon EOS-1D / 5D / 6D Talk Nov 26, 2012
Question about the ACR7 curves tool Retouching Nov 14, 2012