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 in the U.S. Marine Corps ~ Oorah!!

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 2004)...and sold to some 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 Z S 24/70mm F/4
1 Z 24-200mm F/4-F/6.3
1 Nikkor 24-120 VR F/4
1 Nikkor 18-70 (The best cheap lens Nikon has ever released) (Sold)
1 Nikkor 28-70 F/2.8 (A Legend in its own time) - (Sold)
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 (Mad Awesome)
2 Nikkor 24-85 VR A well put together lens (only one now,...sold one with D700 sell on 12-24-16) (Now Sold)
2 Nikkor 16-80 VR F.4 (This is one flexible and sharp puppy of a lens! - (Now Sold)
-D500 x2 (Sold,...last D500 sold in March of 2021)
-D700 (Do-Over),...yeah, it's that good!
-D850 Nikon's best DSLR - No buts!
-Z6 II

-Canon 5D (Sold all of my Canon gear); 580EXII, Canon 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),...still going strong. May buy a used one just to keep the linage going.

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 2.1

-My Dream Body List:
1) Nikon D5
2) No more debt,...still a personal quest,...I'm sure for many! I'm almost there...

JMD-70's current gear

Nikon D500
Nikon D850

JMD-70's wish list

Sorted by most recently added.

Nikon Z9
Nikon Z7 II
Nikon D5
Nikon D4S