Lives in Australia Sydney, Australia
Works as a Retired Academic
Joined on Jul 4, 2007

stevesydneyaust's current gear

Nikon Coolpix AW130
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30
Olympus OM-D E-M5
A great pocket and travel camera. Image quality is amazing for this small 6 year Old camera (purchased new Jan 2008) - I like Lumix cameras!
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3 EZ
Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-200mm F4-5.6 OIS
Apple iPhone 3G
Makes a great iPod!
Apple iPad 2 WiFi
Useful as a "Photo Album" and for email. Screen is excellent.
Other gear:
  • ACDSee Pro 7 Not as good as earlier versions.
  • Epson V700 Scanner Brilliant and remarkably quick
  • Hamrick VueScan 9 x64 Best Film and Photo Scan software. Brilliant results from my Nikon Coolscan V and Epson V700
  • Nikon Coolscan V ED LS-50 Amazingly good. Had this for years and not happy with results using Nikon Software. Vuescan transforms this device to an effective scanner producing amazing results.

stevesydneyaust's previous gear

Other gear:
  • AF Zoom Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR
  • AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
  • Micro Nikkor 55mm f/2.8 AI-s
  • Nikon 50mm AF-D f1.8
  • Nikon 85mm AF-D f/1.8
  • Nikon F3HP In my opinion one of the greatest cameras ever manufactured. I bought this in 1984 and it still worked well when I parted with it in 2015. Brilliant metering system producing accurate and reliable exposure. I appreciated the reassurance of the mechanical 1/60th shutter release in case the batteries failed!
  • Nikon F5 One of the best cameras I have ever owned. Sad to see it go but the reality is that Digital and Micro 4/3rds suit my present needs and life style.
  • Nikon Nikkor 135mm f/2.8 AI-s A brilliant lens - bought it c. 1980. Used it often and well.
  • Nikon Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 AI-s
  • Rollei 35S I bought this in 1976 as a graduation present. Enjoyed it greatly as a useful Pocket Camera. Sadly; it was lost in1986.