Nikon Cameras as of January 2017
Nikon COOLPIX P7800
Nikon Lenses as of January 2017
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f2.8 G ED
AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f4.0 G ED VR
AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f2.8 E ED
AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f3.5-5.6 G ED VR
AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f4.5-5.6 G ED VR
AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f5.6 E ED VR
AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f2.8 ED VR
AF-S NIKKOR TC-14E III 1.4x Teleconverter
Accessories as of January 2017
Remote Camera Wireless Triggering system: Pocket Wizard Multi MAX Transceivers www.pocketwizard.com
Graduated Neutral Density Filters (soft graduation) #9 (3x) and #6 (2x) by FORMATT
Monopods and Tripods and Heads by: Manfrotto … All Carbon Fiber. Manfrotto 410 Geared Head (sometimes called a Junior 410 Geared Head)
XQD Card 64G (for Nikon D5 and D500 cameras)
SanDisk 32G and 64G Extreme Pro Flash Card and SD Card:
Cases for all Camera and Lighting Gear:
I purchase my cameras, lenses and accessory gear from Roberts Camera in Indianapolis: www.robertscamera.com
Dave’s Location Action Lighting Gear: Nikon SB-5000 Speedlights, Profoto B1 Strobes, and location Lighting Accessories
Nikon SPEEDLIGHTS and Accessories
Nikon SB-5000 Speedlights and WR-R10 Wireless Radio Transmitter (for Nikon D5 and D500 cameras): Always use Sanyo Rechargeable Eneloop AA Batteries.
FourSquare: Bracket & Handle (grip), Softbox (variety of sizes) www.lightwaredirect.com
Nikon SU-800 Commander (used with Nikon SB-910 Speedlights): Uses 123 battery
RadioPopper PX (used with Nikon SB-910 Speedlights): PX Transmitter and Jr.X(old) and Jr2(new) Receiver with PocketWizard Flash Sync Cable (mini phone jack 1/8” to 1/8”)
Profoto B1 500 AirTTL (with accessory: Clear Glass Plate), Tele-Zoom Reflector, and Air Remote wireless transmitter.
Accessories: Lightstands, Super Clamps, Magic Arms, 410 Geared Head, Tripods … all Manfrotto: www.manfrotto.com
Cases for all Bags and Lighting Gear: www.lightwaredirect.com
I purchase my Speedlights, Profoto B1 and Accessories, Manfrotto gear, and Pocket Wizards from Roberts Camera in Indianapolis: www.robertscamera.com
These products availability may change from time to time. For more info and where to purchase, simply Google search the product name.
Dave’s Gear: Lightpainting Flashlights and Spotlights:
Small Table Top size display and up to Full Body Portrait Lightpaintings:
Stylus white LED Penlight (uses AAAA batteries): http://www.streamlight.com/product/product.aspx?pid=207
Stylus colored LED Penlights (uses AAAA batteries): http://www.streamlight.com/product/product.aspx?pid=52
Scene with Live Subject and up to Car size Lightpaintings:
ProTac 2AA LED Flashlight: http://www.streamlight.com/en-us/product/product.html?pid=201
These Stylus LED Penlights can usually be ordered by Batteries Plus … I have also ordered different colors of the Stylus Penlights as well (blue, green, and red).
If Batteries Plus is not in your area, LOOK at the bottom Right-hand corner of the Streamlight website pages I have listed above and you will see a box: FIND a DEALER. Type in your zip code, click SEARCH, and a list of Streamlight product dealers will come up.
NOTE: Any LED flashlight of about 120 Lumens will do nicely for small to life size Lightpaintings … simply Google search.
Large Outdoor Nighttime Landscape Lightpaintings:
Larson Electronics RL-85 … 5 million candlepower rechargeable spotlight with 7 inch lens: http://www.larsonelectronics.com/p-1919-5-million-candlepower-handheld-rechargeable-spotlight-100w-halogen-spot-flood-57-lens.aspx
NOTE: There are many 2 million candlepower rechargeable spotlights available on line … simple Google search 2-5 million candlepower rechargeable spotlight and choose one that fits your price.
DISCONTINUED products I no longer use for Lightpainting:
Bolt 2L flashlight by: Inova
Brinkmann Max Million II and III: rechargeable Spotlight by: Brinkmann
Tripods and Heads by: Manfrotto … All Carbon Fiber. Manfrotto 410 Geared Head (sometimes called a Junior 410 Geared Head)
Honeycomb Grid – 10 degree by: Honey Grids
Pocket Wizard Multi MAX Transceivers (used for Remote camera triggering) by: Pocket Wizard (a FLEX TT5 remote triggering system can also be used)