JMD-70

Lives in United States Northern, VA, United States
Works as a Event Photo Specialist
Joined on Nov 15, 2004
About me:

I'm now a U.S. Marine Corps veteran ,..Served 30 years of active duty.

Buy lots of expensive toys, such as Nikon DSLRs, some fast glass, listen and learn from others who are the duty experts. Also, contribute to others where I possibly can and hope to make a few friends along the way.

My Gear:
D70 (First, honors to the D70, my first DSLR, bought 15 Aug 04)...Sold to lucky guy near Chicago. D70 #2 was sold to a lucky guy in Washington DC.

-D2X #1 (Bought 28 Mar 05),...Sold Aug 2009!
-D2X #2 (Bought 10 Jan 06),...Sold Feb 2010!
2x WT-2A - Sold!
4x SB-800s
2x SB-900s
1 Nikkor 18-70 (The best cheap lens Nikon has ever released)
1 Nikkor 28-70 F/2.8 (A Legend in its own time)
1 Nikkor 14-24 F/2.8 (Extreme Wide Angle)
1 Nikkor 17-35 F/2.8 (...Sold)
1 Nikkor 17-55 F/2.8 (The DX Digital Gold Standard)...Sold
1 Nikkor 70-200 F/2.8 VR (Priceless performance)
1 Nikkor 50mm F/1.4 (Sheer bliss)
1 Nikkor 85mm F/1.4 (Awesome)
2 Nikkor 24-85 VR A well put together lens (only one now,...sold one with D700 sale 12-24-16)
2 Nikkor 16-80 VR One flexible and sharp puppy!
-D500 x2

-Canon 5D (Sold all of my Canon gear 2 yrs ago)
(580EXII and 24-70L)
-2 Strobe-A-Frames (No more red-eyes),...Sold - Replaced by 2x Custom Bracket CB Jr
-1 Quantum Turbo Btry Pak (need “Power” get 1 of these),...Sold,...Not needed since release of Nikon D3.
-1 Monfrotto 724B Tripod
-5 4GB Kingston/1 4GB SanDisk (Size is everything)
-4 8GB Lexar CF cards
-2 Gary Fong Lightsphere (clear model)

-Notebooks: Dell Precision Latitude M4800, 32GB RAM - (My PC work horse)

-Printers:
2 Sony DR-150s,....Sold Jan 2010!
1 Sony DR-200,....Sold
1 Kodak 9810,....Sold
1 Epson R1800,...Still have
2 DNP DS-40
1 DNP DS-80

-Software: CS6, DarkRoom Pro Vers. 9.2, IPT Pro 2.0

-My Dream Body List:
1) Nikon D5
2) No more debt,...still a personal quest! Almost there....

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Z6ii Z7ii bird thread Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 day ago
New roadmap Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 day ago
Firmware update for the Z6ii and a reminder to also update the FTZ firmware Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 5 days ago
I’m thinking about going mirrorless(maybe) Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 6 days ago
Changing D850 for new Zs? Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 week ago
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay! Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 week ago
Need Lens Suggestions for Z6ii Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 week ago
Nikon Z 24-70 F4 lens won't fully retract. Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 2 weeks ago
About To Enter the "Z Zone"! Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 2 weeks ago
Where are people getting Nov. 5th as Z6ii release date? Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 3 weeks ago
Black Friday Deals! Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 3 weeks ago
Z6 II or Z7 II (Which to Get) Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 month ago
I will be getting the New Z6 II Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 month ago
Leaked photos of Z6II and Z7II Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 month ago
Z6: First time on a Times Square Billboard Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 1 month ago
Something to Think About - Restarting One's Photo Business! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
The trend continues Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
Adorama vs B&H Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 3 months ago
A new camera - which one ? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 3 months ago
D3s - How am I doing? Critique please.... Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 4 months ago
A wird line on the shot with the Nikon 24-70 2,8 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 4 months ago
Wake Up Nikon! Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk 4 months ago
D500 WiFi - how to connect every time without fail !! Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 4 months ago
D750 or Z6? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 5 months ago
Two legendary Nikon, the Nikon D2X (2005) and the Nikon D3S (2009) Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 5 months ago
Upgrading D7100 to D750 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 5 months ago
D6 On Sale This Week: Who's In? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 6 months ago
What did you shoot or post-process? (May 16 - May 22) Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 6 months ago
Nikon D500, WT-7 Transmitters and Snapbridge Problem Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 6 months ago
Now that the Olympics are canceled for 2020, Nikon should redo D6. Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 6 months ago
New D850: Crushing blacks? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 7 months ago
Thom on the future of the DSLR Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 7 months ago
Catastrophic loss today Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 7 months ago
As a Second Body to the Z7—the D780 or a Z6? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 7 months ago
D500 to D780! Upgrade or Sideways Move!! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 8 months ago
D850 changing the aperture everytime i focus in M mode Help! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 8 months ago
Realistic/Real world shutter life of Nikon DSLRs? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 8 months ago
Why, Nikon, serious cameras with no vertical grip? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
Nikon D850 + Pocketwizard FlexTT5 + Bolt VB-22 HSS issue Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
Nikon DSLRs in 5 year from now Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
D780 Review is Up! And.... Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
D780 samples Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
Just one word!...."Speechless" Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
Which to Get - D4s or D5; Coin Flip Results! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
D5 or D6 for nature photography? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
Nikon D6 - List of Disappointments and Improvements! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
Has anyone had an XQD card fail? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
What is causing these image distortions? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
D780 test images Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago
D850 + WT-7 Ftp issue Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 9 months ago