In your bag #208 – Christopher Butler

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In your bag number 208, Christopher Butler
A super duper project bag for you today. Christopher is living in LA and shooting a very interesting project. So, lets see what he is shooting this project with…

Life long New Yorker currently residing in Los Angeles. Proud Phoot Camper and Leica Explorer. I shoot with my Leica M and Tri-X almost exclusively, but this year a new project has me working with compact film cameras and every conceivable film stock. I use the GR Digital to keep things real and post daily digital snapshots, etc.

I’ve really enjoyed this series on your site, so here’s my contribution:

1. Incase Ari Marcopoulos camera bag. Super-comfortable sling bag. It’s perfect for the amount of gear I carry. The bag continues to elicit compliments and inquiries from strangers.

2. Nikon F3 HP with Nikkor 35mm f2.

3. A notebook. For notes, shooting log, etc.

4. 2012 daily planner. For the logging of “Decade Project” film rolls.

5. Kodak TMAX 3200: For dark moods.

6. Kodak Extar: For sunshiney moods.

7. Kodak Tri-X: For the Leica.

8. Kodak Portra 400: For the Nikon.

9, 10 & 11: My 35mm point & shoot cameras are all dedicated to my [secret] DECADE project, which you can read about here: http://butlerswebsite.com/decade

9. Fujifilm Silvi Black. I learned about this camera thanks to Sean Marc Lee’s In Your Bag submission on this site.

10. Decade Camera: Pentax UC-1 Picked this up for 15 dollars at the Pasadena Camera Show – a fast, responsive and remarkably sharp little camera.

11. Decade Camera: Olympus Stylus Epic Limited: obviously.

12. Leica M7 with titanium Summilux-M 35, pre-aspherical. This is my jam.

13. Ricoh GRD IV

Not Pictured:

Ricoh GR1v (currently under the care of Japan Camera Hunter)

X-Ray proof film boxes (totally indestructible and great for porting film around), sharpies, pens and pencils, Advil, gum, iPhone, glasses, sunglasses, et cetera, et cetera.

Links…

PHOTOGRAPHY: http://butlerswebsite.com
TUMBLR: http://zbzb.tumblr.com
FLICKR: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zsumoz
INSTAGRAM: @butlersinstagram
TWITTER: @butler

Thanks for sharing your lovely bag shot Christopher, I think the layout is fantastic. The decade project really interests me. I wish I had thought of something like that.
Check out Christopher’s links and make sure you come and comment. What do you think of the project?

Keep them coming folks, we need more submissions, so get your bag on Japancamerahunter.com. Send me a hi resolution image of the bag (please make sure it is horizontal) and its contents, with some details about yourself and what you shoot. Oh and don’t forget your contact details (twitter, flickr, tumbler et al). Send the bag shots here.

Cheers
Japancamerahunter

5 Responses to In your bag #208 – Christopher Butler

Brian July 15, 2012 at 5:53 am

Love it! Really incredible project. I’m definitely going to note this project and hope to remember it in 10 years.

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jason gold July 16, 2012 at 8:59 pm

that “10 year decade project” would keep me awake at night. all the time! i have to see immediately what i captured. The Nikor tank opened straight after fix and one rinse of water, still heavy with fixer, dripping into face, eyes!
Pray for no mechanical or electronic issues..

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