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What's in Our Bags... Essential Videography Equipment

 

Our Gear (For the Geeks)

We get asked all the time what kind of gear we use so we decided to just compile it all into a somewhat-comprehensive list—some call this the "What's in my bag?" section... We don't bring this all to weddings, but it's nice to have what you need depending on the job. :)


  • Cameras
    • Sony a7sII
    • Sony a7s
    • Sony a6500
    • Nikon D600 HDSLR
  • Lenses
    • Nikon 80-200mm f/2.8 AF-D (Push-Pull)
    • Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM
    • Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G
    • Nikon 85mm f/1.4 AF-D
    • Sony Zeiss FE 24-70mm f/4
    • Nikon 55mm f/2.8 Micro Ai-S
    • Sigma 50mm f/1.4 ART
    • Nikon 50mm f/1.4 AI-S
    • Bower 35mm f/1.4
    • Nikon 28mm f/2 Ai
    • Sony FE 28mm f/2
    • Bower 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC
    • Sigma FE 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary
    • Bower 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC
  • Audio Gear
    • Rode NTG-3B (shotgun mic for interviews)
    • 2x Shure VP83 LensHopper (shotgun mic)
    • Sony UWP-V1 Wireless Lavaliere System
    • Countryman B3 (B3W4FF05WSN) (groom mic for Sony wireless)
    • Countryman B6 (B6W4FF05WSR) (bride mic)
    • Tascam DR-100mkII (digital audio recording device)
    • Zoom H1 (digital audio recording device)
    • 2x Sony ICDUX523 (digital audio recording device)
    • Sony UWP-V2 Wireless Handheld Mic System
    • Sony ECMCS3 Clip style Omnidirectional Stereo Microphone (officiant mic)
    • 2x Rode VideoMic (backups)
    • Azden Wireless Lavaliere System (backup wireless mic)
    • Senal SMH-1000 Studio Monitor Headphones
    • GLS Audio 25 foot XLR M -> XLR Female cable (black)
    • 2x Rode ROVXLR VXLR - Mono Mini-Jack to XLR Converter
    • Whirlwind WHHATN35DB Line-to-Microphone Attenuator
    • Pearstone Fuzzy Windbuster (lav)
    • Rode Blimp Microphone Windshield Suspension System (NTG-3)
  • Stability
    • Manfrotto 501HDV on Manfrotto 055XPROB Sticks
    • Manfrotto 502HD on Manfrotto 055XPROB Sticks
    • ProMaster Fluid-Head Tripod
    • ProMaster 3-way Heavy Duty Tripod
    • 2x Manfrotto 561BHDV-1 Fluid Video Monopod
    • Moza Aircross 3 (3-axis electronic pistol-grip gimbal)
    • CAME-TV Single (3-axis electronic pistol-grip gimbal)
    • Glidecam HD-4000
    • Edelkrone SpliderPlus 2ft
    • JOBY GorillaPod SLR Zoom - Flexible Tripod w/ Ballhead
    • Cinevate Atlas 10 LTS 30" Slider
    • Manfrotto 701HD Fluid Head (for sliders)
    • Manfrotto MH054M0-Q5 054 Magnesium Ball Head w/ Q5 Quick Release
    • Manfrotto 438 Compact Leveling Head
    • Cowboy Studios "Shoulder Rig" (for long non-static shots)
  • Aerial
    • DJI Mavic Pro
  • Grip
    • 2x Manfrotto 035RL Super Clamp with 2908 Standard Stud
    • Kupo 40-Inch Hex Grip Arm with Big Handle
    • Kupo 2.5" Grip Head with Big Handle - Black
    • Kupo 40" Master C-Stand with Turtle Base - Silver
    • Impact Umbrella Bracket with Adjustable Shoe
    • K-Tek KE-89CC Aluminum Boompole w/Internal XLR Cable
    • 2x Flashpoint 9' AutoStand lightstands
    • 2x PBL 7'6" Aluminum lightstands
    • 4x PBL Sandbags
    • ProTapes Pro Gaff Matte Cloth Gaffer's Tape with Rubber Adhesive, 11 mil Thickness, 2" Width, 55 yd Length, Black
  • Bags
    • Pelican 1564 (black) w/Dividers (mostly camera gear) + Pelican 1519 Lid Organizer
    • Interfit INT435 Large 3 Head Roller Bag (Tripods, monopods, etc...)
    • Photoflex Transpac Single Kit Case (LED panel lights, lighting batteries, and other interview gear)
    • Impact Light Kit Bag (large LED Lights)
    • Lowepro S&F Audio Utility Bag 100 (mostly audio gear)
    • Think Tank Retrospective 10, Pinestone (Kyle's shoulder bag)
    • Jo Totes Gracie Camera Bag, Butterscotch (Kim's new girly camera bag)
    • JoTotes Rose Pewter (Kim's girly camera bag)
    • Manfrotto Veloce V Backpack (small shoot bag)
    • Canon Deluxe Backpack 200 EG (small travel bag)
  • Lighting
    • Aputure Amaran AL-HR672W Daylight LED Panel (weddings & interview fill light)
    • 3x Aputure Amaran AL-H198 On-Camera LED Light (weddings & interview hair light)
    • Aputure Light Storm LS 1/2w LED Light V-Mount Edition (interview key light)
    • YONGNUO YN360 LED Video Light (RGB light for cool effects)
    • 2x Fotodiox Pro 70" Octagon Softbox with Bowens speedring
    • Kamerar D-fuse Combo (Medium LED Light Panel Softbox & D-Fuse Softbox Grid, 9.25"x9.25")
    • Lowell GO Pro-Visions Light Kit
      • 2x Pro Light (P1-10)
      • 2x Pro Light 4way Barndoor (iP-20)
      • 2x 250W, 120V Lamp (GCA)
      • 2x Unistands (UN-33)
      • Tota Brella (T1-25)
      • Pro & i Gel Frame (iP-40)
      • iP Gels (iP-78)
      • Vip Lampak (Vip-61)
      • Soft Case (LB-30)
    • 2x Lowel Snoot for Pro and i-Light (iP-53)
    • 2x Lowel Dichroic Filter with Holder for Pro, i-Light (iP-51H)
    • D-Fuse Softbox and Grid (for Amaran Al-HR672W)
    • Nikon SB-700 Speedlight
    • SIMA SL-200LXI variable power & temperature LED light
    • Alzo Easy Frame Diffuser & Reflector Kit- 40 Inch
    • Neewer 35" x 70"/ 90 x 180cm Photo Studio Gold/Silver & Black/White Flat Panel Light Reflector with 360 degree Rotating Holding Bracket
  • Computer Stuff
    • 2017 iMac Pro
      • 8-core 3.2GHz Intel Xeon W (Turbo Boost up to 4.2GHz)
      • 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 ECC RAM
      • 1 TB SSD (3 GB/s)
      • AMD Vega 56 8GB HBM2
      • 10Gb Ethernet
    • Mid-2011 27" iMac
      • Upgrades: 3.4Ghz i7, 16 GBs RAM, 2 GB VRAM
      • Custom Upgrades: Samsung Electronics 840 Pro Series 512GB SSD (MZ-7PD512BW)
    • Mid-2012 15" Retina Macbook Pro
      • Upgrades: 2.6Ghz i7, 16 GBs RAM, 512 GB SSD
      • Accessories: TBolt -> Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
    • Netgear ReadyNAS ULTRA 4 with 4x2TB Seagate HDDs
      • Total Storage (RAID 5): ~5.67 TBs
    • Netgear ReadyNAS 300 Series 316 6-Bay with 5x4TB WD Red HDDs
      • Total Storage (RAID 6): ~12 TBs
    • Behringer Xenyx 302USB Audio Mixer
    • Lacie 2Big Thunderbolt 4TB RAID 0
      • Upgraded to 2x 4TB (8TB RAID 0) disks in 2018
    • ORICO 3TB USB 3.0 + eSata Hard Drive
    • 1x SanDisk Extreme 500 GB Portable SSD (SD-SSDEXT-500G-G25)
    • 2x Western Digital My Book 3TB USB 3.0 Hard Drive
    • Western Digital 2TB USB 2.0 Hard Drive
    • Pioneer External FW800 Bluray Burner
    • HP LaserJet Pro 200 M251nw Wireless Color Printer (CF147A#BGJ)
    • Apple Airport Extreme AC (2015) Wireless Router
    • D-Link DIR-855 Wireless N Router (bridge mode)
    • Apple Airport Express N Wireless Router (bridge mode)
    • APC SMT750 Smart-UPS 750VA Battery Backup
    • APC BE750G Back-UPS 750VA Battery Backup
    • 4-Port 10/100/1000 Netgear Switch
    • 8-Port 10/100/1000 Monoprice Switch
  • Software:
    • MacOS High Sierra
    • Final Cut Pro X 10.4
    • Motion 5.3
    • Adobe Encore CS5
    • Adobe Photoshop CS5
    • Adobe Acrobat Professional 10
    • Adobe Lightroom 6.8
  • Other Miscellaneous Gear
    • Glide Gear TMP100 iPad Teleprompter w/ Beam Splitter Glass
    • Fotodiox Pro Vizelex ND Throttle Lens Mount Adapter for Nikon G
    • 2x Metabones Nikon G-Mount to E-Mount Adapter (to use our Nikon glass on the Sony a7s and a7sII)
    • Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter
    • Vello VESE10 SE-10 Cold Shoe Extension
    • 3x EXMAX 360 Degree Aluminum Alloy Body Rotating Swivel Mini Tripod Ball Head
    • 2x LCDVF DSLR View Finders
    • Hoodman HOODEYE for Sony A7sII
    • 2x Kamerar QV-1 LCD VIEW FINDER
    • 2x 128GB Sony UHS-II SDXC memory card
    • 2x 64GB Lexar Pro 600x SDXC memory card
    • 4x 64GB Lexar Pro 1000x SDXC memory card
    • 3x 32GB SanDisk Extreme SDHC memory cards
    • 3x 32GB Lexar Platinum II SDHC memory cards
    • 2x 16GB SDHC memory cards
    • 4x Nikon EN-EL15 Batteries (D600's)
    • 4x Sony NPFW50 Batteies (A7s)
    • 4x Wasabi Power NP-FW50 with Chargers
    • 2x Powerextra NP-F970 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 8800mAh) (lighting batteries)
    • 4x Watson NP-F770 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 4400mAh) (lighting batteries)
    • 2x Neewer Battery for Sony NP-F750 (lighting batteries)
    • KAYO MAXTAR 177Wh(12000mAh/14.8V) V Mount Battery (lighting battery)
    • 2x Watson AC/DC Charger for L & M Series Batteries
    • 2x Dot Line AA Battery Case
    • 4x Midland GXT1000VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radios
    • 4x Midland AVPH3 Transparent Security Headsets with PTT/VOX (for discreet verbal coordination)
    • 2x Ruggard RC-P18" Rain Cover
    • 6" / 150MM Crystal Triangular Prism Optical Glass
    • Lsgoodcare 3 Pair White Replacement Ear Buds for for Two-Way Radio Headset
    • 2x Gonine EH-5 Adapter Plus Updated EP-5B DC Coupler (Nikon EN-EL15 dummy batteries)



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