Lives in United States Blaine, MN, United States
Joined on Aug 25, 2011

kkardster's current gear

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
24X zoom with constant f/2.8 lens
Use for documenting installation work at my job
Other gear:
  • Albinar 122-510 Tripod Old pan & tilt tripod from the 1970s
  • Gary Fong Puffer Pop-up Flash Diffuser
  • LowePro ToploaderZoom 45 AW camera bag Holds FZ cameras with hood deployed - either lens down or sideways with hand-grip up [my preferred]. Has two pockets with room for charger, spare battery, filter and extra memory cards. Also has a waterproof cover that can be deployed should a storm pop up unexpectedly.
  • Opteka HD2 Slide Duplicator / Close-up Lens 52mm slide duplicator which can be used as a close-up lens in a pinch
  • Pixel TW-282 Wireless Remote Shutter/Intervalometer Works well with good range

kkardster's wish list

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Other gear:
  • 1.7X Teleconvertor Panasonic DMW-LT55
  • Canon 500D Close-up Len or similar Panasonic DMW-LC55
  • Sunpak Pistol-Grip Ball Head

kkardster's previous gear

Kodak DX3600
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
Used for documenting installation work - simply died
Traded up to the FZ200 for the faster glass
Other gear:
  • Olympus OM-2N 35mm SLR - fried after getting soaked by a leaking cooler in the trunk of my car
  • Olympus OM-2S 35mm SLR with 50mm f1.4 lens, OM-1 winder, T-20 flash. I still own this setup.