What is your go too overlanding photography kit/setup? What is in your Camera bag? | OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY

What is your go too overlanding photography kit/setup? What is in your Camera bag?

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Currently I own a Nikon D5600 with the kit lens and a 70-300 but I'm looking to get into the full frame game soon. As with a Canon rebel I had years back I've found I really don't like these entry level cameras and lenses. Right now I'm going back and forth on either the Canon R6 or the Sony A7 III. Which will probably come down to which bee is in my bonnet when I click, "add to cart" lol
 

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I really, really, really wanted to like the A7III but I can't stand the way it feels in my hand. My fingers don't fit between the grip and the lens.
 

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Everything in the Jeep every day. I did this to document ALL my tools for insurance. But camera wise, I have an oold Nikon DSLR, an 18-100 zoom, a 70-300 zoom, a Macro, a basic flash I never use. I've thoght about a follow me drone but that would be for others. I take pics just for me.

Plus an extra card. I went to India for 2 weeks. I took 4 cards plus an extra battery. I took 3000 pictures with out downloading or recharging. If you leave the LED Screen OFF, It is amazing how long the battery lasts.

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I just picked up a Sony A7ii with the 24-70 and a nifty fifty. I'll add a 70-200 to that before long. My last camera that wasn't a point-and-shoot or a cell phone was a Pentax K1000 about 30 years ago. I'm going to have to learn how to drive a real camera again.
 

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Well.... I found a used Sony A7RIV for a good deal and pulled the trigger on that and some G-Master glass. I've always enjoyed doing landscape photography but trying to do wildlife with an entry DSLR was such an exercise in frustration. My wife and I have a trip to lake Ray Roberts planned next weekend and I'll be sure to take some shots!
 

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Nikon Z50 and I rent lenses as I need them. Typically the 24-70 f2.8 or f4 if I don't need the wider aperture, 50mm f1.8, or 35mm f1.8 primes. The body and lenses are small and light, easy to fit into a backpack. I also use a DJI Mini 2 for some aerial photography. Also very small and lightweight.
 

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I use a Canon 7D Mk II with a Canon 50 mm f2.8, 18-55 for, 70-300 f4 Picking up a Sigma 150 -600 f5 contemporary next week
 
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I use a Canon 7D Mk II with a Canon 50 mm f2.8, 18-55 for, 70-300 f4 Picking up a Sigma 150 -600 f5 contemporary next week
I have a similar setup. 7D II, 5D III, nifty 50, fisheye, 24-70 f2.8L, 70-200 f2.8L, 400 f5.6L , 1.4X and 2X teleconverters.
The usual monopod and tripods.
I like the 7D for wildlife (little better fps) and the 5D for landscape (full frame). Wish I could afford the 400 2.8L, but the wife says the house payment is more important...:tonguewink:
I have rented the 600 4.0L, and the 800 5.6L and have taken phenomenal shots with them (Bison, bears, wolfs etc...) where getting close is not an option. Another set of lenses I can't afford...lol!
 
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I am no pro so for me it is about capturing content. I use a DJI Phantom 4 Pro 2.0, Mavic Air, and a DJI Pocket 2. They work pretty well and the quality is pretty good for what I am looking for.

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Sony A6600 for me. I've used Canon, Nikon, Mamiya and the Sony feels, performs and produces the best shots for the money. I'm prime with a Sigma 16mm and have a Sony 135 zoom also. Sooner or later I'll get a huge zoom and 105mm but I'm really happy with this mirrorless.
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Did you try the A6600? Almost the same camera but cheaper. Love mine but I have small hands.
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I tried them all at Mike's Camera. The Canon felt the best. I like being able to get a full purchase on the grip. I am, however, very happy with my camera. It is far better than I am and gives me a chance to improve. I really need to take a class soon. I'm as good as I am getting on my own.
 

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I got into overlanding because of photography.

Digital:
- Canon EOS R
- RF 15-35 f/2.8
- RF 24-105 f/4
- RF 70-200 f/4
- GoPro Hero 7 black.

Film:
- Mamiya RB67 Pro s
- Sekor C 50mm
- Sekor C 127mm
- Sekor C 180mm
- 2x Tele converter
I have both a waist level view finder and a AE prism, but prefer the good old Pentax Digital Spot.

Lee filters with a polarizer, grads and NDs go with which ever kit I'm using.
I was a professional photographer for years. I loved my RB67's. I had the 37,50,90,127,180,250, and 360. I was young and backpacked with a body, 4 lenses, and 4 backs. I have boxes of negs. I still wish I had it back and could get the processing done easily. Even the pro labs around have shut down.
 
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I was a professional photographer for years. I loved my RB67's. I had the 37,50,90,127,180,250, and 360. I was young and backpacked with a body, 4 lenses, and 4 backs. I have boxes of negs. I still wish I had it back and could get the processing done easily. Even the pro labs around have shut down.
Luckily I have a pro lab a few miles away here in LA that develops same day. I actually got in to large format, bought the Intrepid camera because of the small size and light weight. Still have the RB67 kit but it does weight a ton. I have a 645 Pro kit too, although the negatives are small its a nice size to hike with.
 
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Luckily I have a pro lab a few miles away here in LA that develops same day. I actually got in to large format, bought the Intrepid camera because of the small size and light weight. Still have the RB67 kit but it does weight a ton. I have a 645 Pro kit too, although the negatives are small its a nice size to hike with.
I still have a Toyo 4x5 Field with several SuperAngulon lenses. It just costs so much to use it. I am running a 25mpix Nikon and looking to upgrade to a 50mpix soon.
 
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I still have a Toyo 4x5 Field with several SuperAngulon lenses. It just costs so much to use it. I am running a 25mpix Nikon and looking to upgrade to a 50mpix soon.
I can post process most advantages of a view camera into my digital images such as the lense board rise but it it hard to do the tilt to control the plane of focus. New digitals tend to allow you a greater depth of field, but in some instances I want less and to tilt the plane for effect.