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Works as a automotive product development engineer
Joined on Aug 17, 2004
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Joined DSLR brigade 28th Nov '04

Sony A7R iii (bought Nov 2017)
5Dmk2 (bought Mar 09, 1 astro modded, IR filter removed, 1 std)
40D (1 astro modded - IR filter removed, 1 std)
Eos 20D (no longer used)
Eos 300 bodies (no longer used)
Eos 5 (no longer used),
Eos 620 (no longer used),
Canon 17-35 f2.8 (bit dissappointed with it quality wise, but love the wide angle it gives - on film & FF sensor at least - 'expired' 26th Dec 2009 - AF & Manual focus packed up)
Canon 24-105L f4 IS (bought as part of 5Dmk2 kit - I went for this with video in mind due to the IS on a wide-ish lens, have actually found it quite a good generally useful lens)
Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS mk1 & 2 (fantastic lens!)
Canon mk2 Converters - 1.4x & 2x
Canon 15mm FE
Canon 50mm f1.4
Canon 24mm TSE ii
Zeiss 21mm f2.8
Samyang 14mm f2.8
Samyang 24mm T1.5
Sony 85 1.4 GM (bought Nov 2017)
Canon 50mm f0.95 with adapter for Sony mount

AP 6" f9
Takahashi FSQ-106EX2
William Optics 98FLT CF
William Opticcs megrez 72
Skywatcher Startravel 80, 102 & 150

Rather large collection of the old Olympus manual focus system, M1, Om1, 2, 3 & 4's most of the OM prime lenses up to 600mm f6.5, OM microscopes, bellows, extension tubes etc I use a number of the lenses & macro accessories on the Canon DSLR's with an OM-EOS adapter
Canon 28-105 (no longer used)
Canon 100-300 (no longer used)

Hoya Pro1 circ polarisers
Lee Filters (circ polariser, Graduated ND's, big stopper)
Cokin pro filters (retired)
Gitzo G2272M 3-way tripod head (great for stills & video, smooth damping on all 3 axis for video AND you can lock each axis tight so good for stills too - I have replaced two of the control arms with much smaller hand built ones for greater compactness). Pity the axis operate the way they do as you loose tilt when in portrait.

Tripod: 2 cheap alu tripods that most have in the closet.
Gitzo GT1541T, GT2540LLVL, +other Gitzos

Skywatcher nEQ6 astro mount
AP900 GTO astro mount
Skywatcher star adventurer

Wish list:-
Canon 300mm f2.8 IS or
Canon 400mm f2.8 IS or
Canon 500mm f4 IS
(will only get one, but can't make mind up with would be best for me - so make do with 70-200L 2.8 + converters + cropping)

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