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My Daily Camera Bag

After almost 16 months of neglect, I am back to carrying my daily camera bag.

My previous daily camera bag was smaller and lighter. The camera had a fixed 35mm f/2 lens, which was a bit too wide for some of the compositions I wanted. True, it was perfect for street photography, but I wanted more. Here is my previous bag:

My daily walkabout bag

In my new bag, I've changed a few things:

  • Upgraded from the FUJIFILM X100, to the X100T. This fixed many things for me, mainly, the autofocus hunting issue. It was so bad, that you'll loose the photo opportunity, before the X100 was able to get the correct focus. This should have me covered for wide compositions.
  • Added a new a camera body and lens: Canon EOS-5D Mark III and my beloved Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II lens. It took me a while to grasp the shallow depth of focus, but you pick it up with practice.
  • No more: iPad, and gorillapod. Added some new batteries, and chewing gum :)
Getting the angle correct, and focusing on what matters, is important at shallow DOF.

Getting the angle correct, and focusing on what matters, is important at shallow DOF.

Meadow
253 - Sep 9th, 2012 - Oogie-Boogie at f/1.2 #365photoAR

The new bag is heavy, around 5kg, which may feel heavier after a long walk. But it's a test, let's see if I can endure it :)