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Lightpainting Flashlights
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Dave’s Gear: Cameras, Lenses and Accessories

Nikon Cameras as of January 2017

Nikon D5
Nikon D500
Nikon D810
Nikon D750
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
www.formatt-hitech.com

Monopods and Tripods and Heads by: Manfrotto … All Carbon Fiber. Manfrotto 410 Geared Head (sometimes called a Junior 410 Geared Head)
www.manfrotto.com

Whimberley Head: 
www.tripodhead.com/products/wimberley-main.cfm

XQD Card 64G (for Nikon D5 and D500 cameras)

SanDisk 32G and 64G Extreme Pro Flash Card and SD Card:
www.sandisk.com

Cases for all Camera and Lighting Gear: 
www.lightwaredirect.com

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”)

www.radiopopper.com

 

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

 


 

Dave’s Gear: Lightpainting Flashlights and Spotlights

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)
www.manfrotto.com

Honeycomb Grid – 10 degree by: Honey Grids
http://www.honeycombgrids.com

Pocket Wizard Multi MAX Transceivers (used for Remote camera triggering) by: Pocket Wizard (a FLEX TT5 remote triggering system can also be used)
www.pocketwizard.com