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Whats your SLR System in addition to your M8

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D2Xs which is now rarely used. Think of lifting that with the 200mm f/2 lens...

 

But there are times...

...when nothing else will do. Channel Markers

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I use four different setups depending on the subject:

1) For volleyball and basketball I use a Canon 1D Mark IIn with the 70-200mm f2.8 zoom.

2) For birds I use the same camera with a 400mm f5.6 with or without a 1.4x extender.

3) For Macro the same camera plus the old (nonUSM) 100mm Macro f2.8 plus EX580 flash.

4) For portraits the same camera with 28-70 f2.8 zoom plus EX580 flash on a Stroboframe with a Stofan Omnibounce.

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Visoflex III with Leica 200 and 280 and Noflexar 400 and 2x extender:p

 

At work: Canon Eos 10D with Tamron 90 macro and ringflash...

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nikon d2x with enough lenses, maybe too much

though i have to say that i use it since i got the m8 only for the car races with long lenses like 2.8/300 or 4/200-400. for everything else the m8.

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For now a Visoflex III with bellows and a couple of Rodenstock Rodagon enlarging lenses for product shots. Eventually this will get replaced by a DSLR with a macro and tilt/shift lens. We'll see what Canon and Leica come out with next year.

 

Hartblei ( Hartblei Prototype Macro 4/120 TS ) is mounting the Zeiss 40/4, 80/2.8 and 120/4 Makro that were used on the Hasselblad V and Rollei 6008 in a tilt/shift mount with a 12 blade diaphragm. I loved the 120/4 on the Hasselblad but hated the pentagonal highlights from the 5 bladed diaphragm but Hartblei has solved that problem and added a very flexible tilt/shift mount. The 40 and 120 Macro with tilt/shift on a 35 DSLR would take care of all my SLR needs.

 

In the mean time the Viso is getting the job done.

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Well, with my M8 in Solms again, I am glad I have kept my R8/DMR. Since I have the DMR, I have hardly used my R3 and R6.2. I still use my M3 and M6.

 

N.S.

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R9 & DMR plus several lenses - favourites are 28-90AA, 180 cron and 280/4. Also my old trusty Pentax MX for when all the batteries fail.

 

Charlie

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Man, Jack is a tough act to follow

 

I shoot a 5d (only remaining Canon body now) and a DMR/R9 in addition to the M8. I wear all three a lot of the times when I'm shooting. I guess I hate switching cards

The nice thing is that the 5d and the DMR share a lot of glass.

 

I find I just can't give up a "full frame" camera...

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Not a pro, so couldn't justify the expense so...

 

Sadly the D200 + lenses went to pay for the M8 + 2 lenses (so far).

 

I have sacrificed the easy ability to shoot sports and wildlife (although I see one or two others, more talented than me have made a decent job of both). What I have gained is portability - which translates to many more pictures taken and taking photographs of people (my favorite subjects), in any situation (one of my lenses is a Nocti) - it's hard to see how this camera can be beat!

 

Yes, I occasionally miss the D200, but regrets? No way!

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For me the R9/DMR combination with (primarily) 19 cron, 35-70 Elmarit, 70-180 Elmarit 100 Macro Elmarit + Elpro, and the 105-280 Elmar. I also have the wonderful 280 4.0 but for some strange reason don't use it much. I have a 5D as a backup body when shooting DSLR sessions but way prefer the files of the DMR.

 

Woody Spedden

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Nikon D2X with lenses from 10.5 to 200-400 with 1.7x and several SB800s for tests, documentation and events.

 

The M8 gives excellent quality in light weight for wide to moderate FOV and it's easy to carry; also, I don't want to miss wide shots when the 70-200 is on the D2X.

 

Bob Pierce

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Another vote for the D2X with lenses from 10.5mm to 400mm, Wireless LAN, Remote Control. Excellent for macro, sports and flash and I'm looking forward to what's next from Nikon.

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For film R8 + R primes, digital is Canon 5D + the same lenses. Haven't used either since I got the M8 though <grin>

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Digilux 3 with a couple of R lens thrown in. Mainly for wild life (birds) and closeups. Sold my Nikon 2dx with 17-55 2.8. My M8 is the only rangefinder I have ever owned -- except for a Yashica in the 60's.

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From my webpage:

 

Canon 5D

Canon D60

 

Canon 50mm f/1:1.4

Canon 16-35mm f/1:2.8 L

Canon 24-70mm f/1:2.8 L

Canon 70-200mm f/1:2.8 L IS

Canon 100mm Macro f/1:2.8

Lensbaby 2.0

 

... all of which I will be getting rid of in the next few months. I hardly use it, I may keep the 5D and the 24-70mm, as well 50mm ... the rest I don't use.

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R9/DMR - 28 Elmarit, 35 Cron, 60 Macro, 90 Apo, 180 Apo Elmarit, (and the 19 someday again soon)

 

D2X - 17-55 2.8, 70-200 VR, 60 Micro, 85 1.4

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