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bio website hutchisonhaines.co.uk
location Wokingham, United Kingdom
age 27
visits member for 3 years, 1 month
seen Apr 30 '13 at 15:39

I'm a Professional Sports Photographer in the winter and a wedding photographer in Berkshire in the summer. I have been published in UK newspapers and won awards from the Society's (the largest society of photographers in the UK)

I started Photography with a Minolta 7, transferred to Sony when they were bought out, and in 2011 I transitioned to the Nikon system.

I shoot on 2 D300s with a D7000 back up, all with battery grips.

Nikon Lenses

  • 70-200mm f2.8 VR
  • 105mm f2.8G IF-ED Micro
  • 50mm f1.4G
  • 24-70mm f2.8G ED
  • 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G AF/S VR IF-ED DX
  • I also rent a 400mm f2.8 as these are very costly.

Sigma Lenses

  • 300mm f2.8 EX
  • 12-24mm EX

Nikon Flashes

  • 2x SB 800

Computing

  • 2011 21" iMac
  • 2006 MacBook
  • Photoshop CS5
  • Lightroom 3
  • Photo Mechanic

Luggage

  • Think Tank Airport Security v2.0
  • Lowepro Flipsde AW400
  • Lowepro Pro runner AW300
  • Lowepro Street & Field belt system with 5 pouches

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answered Where can I find photo frame suppliers in the UK?
Feb
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comment Does a photographer take pictures or make pictures?
I capture moments
Feb
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comment Is it safe to carry around a tripod with a DSLR attached to the head?
Its related as the op asks is it safe. You have more chance of damaging the equipment if the camera is not balanced on the tripod, this mount configuration will be very unbalanced and will be a lot easier to knock over, possibly ending in disaster.
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comment Is it safe to carry around a tripod with a DSLR attached to the head?
If you want the lens to snap off the camera by all means keep doing it this way. If I were you (and this is the correct way) use the tripod ring on the lens to attach to the tripod. Otherwise if you were to hit something or knock it over the lens can snap off, thephotoforum.com/forum/photography-equipment-products/…
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comment What should I replace the Nikon D40X with?
What do you want to use the camera for? tourism? family?
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answered Is it safe to carry around a tripod with a DSLR attached to the head?
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accepted What batteries are best suited to Battery grips?
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comment What batteries are best suited to Battery grips?
@AJFinch I think you are right, however I attend a few media events which are sponsored by a battery maker and get given quite a few non-rechargables. This is why I have come to believe that these last longer, however as you say they are an expensive option, and cant be managable without a free supply (which no doubt will end sometime soon)
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revised What batteries are best suited to Battery grips?
edited to reflect grips only
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answered How to take photos of large groups (over 100 people)?