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 possible 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!

-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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D850 with Nikon 70-200mm f/4 + DX Crop and TC-20E III = 600mm Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 3 days ago
D850 DxO Mark: 100 score Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 1 week ago
Wifi for D5 without spending $750 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 weeks ago
D850 and D6? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 weeks ago
D3s and D500 Question. Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 1 month ago
Nikon is about to do something Grand! Again!! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 1 month ago
What is the fastest way from D500 to laptop in the field ? Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 1 month ago
Dragonfly with D850... Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 1 month ago
First picture with my D850 in very dim light, iso 12.800 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 1 month ago
Which Lens Do You Most Frequently Have Attached to Your D500? Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 1 month ago
Nikon D850 pictures from iso 8000 till iso 102400 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 1 month ago
My "Snapbridge" is DOA! Once had it working with iPad Mini! Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 1 month ago
D850 high iso up to 25600 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 1 month ago
Who will be the D850 beta testers? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 1 month ago
First Nikon D850 and Nikon D810 high ISO comparison Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
Nikon and "BSI" Sensor Technology! What's Next? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
Can anyone tell me where is the D850 made? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
D850 Sensor entirely a Nikon design Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
D750 Replacement - D760,...or Whatever it's Called! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
D850 vs D5 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
What's your "holy trinity of lenses"? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
WIll Nikon build a FF version of the D500 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 2 months ago
Supposed "reach" advantage for DX vs FX; is it just the equivalence of digital zoom? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 3 months ago
DSTE MB-D17 Battery Grip. My Battery Drain Problem found. Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 3 months ago
Comparison: D4 vs. X-T2 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 3 months ago
Nikon D5 - 100th Anniversary Model - Question! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 3 months ago
D5 Firmware Update! D5 Barely operational!! Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 3 months ago
D500 and my old 500 AF-I Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 4 months ago
Catch and Release Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 4 months ago
Nikon SB-800 - recycle time real world experiences? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 4 months ago
D500 Image Capture - Big Battery Performance Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
Blue Jay Peanut Fight D500 Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
Woodpecker sequence 850mm..........(14 images) Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
Nikon d5 problems Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 5 months ago
D500 Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
My Impressions of the Nikon WT-7a Wireless Transmitter! Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
Interesting D500 Find Regarding "Exposure Compensation"! Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
"AF Orientation"! Awesome Feature!! Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
Just for Fun: who's got the maximum shutter count on a nikon Pro Dx? Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 5 months ago
Nikon BSI dual pixel AF patent Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 6 months ago
The Black Forest with the D500 Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 6 months ago
WT-7A, Who has one of these? Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 6 months ago
D7500 canibalizing D500.. what do you think? Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 6 months ago
White Birds w/D500 Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 7 months ago
Just Took a Kind Interest in the 100th Anniversary D5 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 8 months ago
Problems with the Nikon D500 Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 8 months ago
The gain of a D500 vs. a D200 Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 8 months ago
D750 battery grip works on a D500!! Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 8 months ago
Number 1 Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 8 months ago
D500, two months later Nikon Pro DX SLR (D500, D300, D200, D100) Talk 8 months ago