≡ Menu
the Photographer blog

My Gear

My Photography and camera Gear

If you’ve found your way here then you’re serious about photography gear and want to know more….

But there’s so much to choose from where do I start?

Ok, I’ve put together a list of the best gear posts on the blog for you to take a look at – enjoy:

Buying a DSLR?

7 Reasons to upgrade to a DSLR

The Ultimate Guide to Buying an Entry Level DSLR

Which is the Best Entry Level DSLR for a Beginner

Introducing my DSLR – Canon 450D/XSi

Ideas  for accessories/gifts…

10 Must have accessories for your DSLR

14 Top Photography Gifts Ideas for the Photog in Your Life

7 Unusual photography gifts for the Photog in your life

What’s in my bag?

I have to confess I love gadgets, and talking about them.

So it’s also fair to say that I am always interested in finding out what’s in other photographers bags, and I think that so might you? What can I say we’re curious folk…

Do you want to know what’s in my camera bag? Ok when I say bag I mean everything…

Take a look below, I’ll keep it up to date with my new additions!:


Canon Digital Rebel 450D/XSi 12.2 MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (here’s my review: Canon 450D)
Traveler DC-5080
Apple iPod Touch 32 GB (4th Generation) (it’s got a camera in it and video!)
Nokia 6700 slide mobile phone (with 5 million megapixel camera)


Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Camera Lens (my review)
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens


Hoya 58mm UV (Ultra Violet) Multi Coated Glass Filter to fit Canon 18-55mm IS lens


Manfrotto 785B

Memory Cards:

Sandisk 4GB Secure Digital SD HC Memory Card x2
2gb Sandisk Ultra II SD card

Camera Bags:

Lowepro SlingShot 100 All-Weather Digital Camera Backpack

Hama AHA 130 SLR DSLR Camera Outfit Case – Outline

Post Processing:

Adobe Photoshop Elements
Canon ZoomBrowser for RAW processing
Photomatrix for HDR


Canon Pixma MP610 (use it for snapshot printing)

Digital Photography Books/ebooks

The Digital Photography Book by Scott Kelby (my review)
The Digital Photography Book, Volume 2 by Scott Kelby
Rabari – Encounters with the Nomadic Tribe by Mitchell Kanashkevich (my review)
10 Essential Photoshop skills everyone should know by Trey Ratcliff

and still growing…

(Gadget lover)