In your bag No: 1091 – Austin Rogers

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by Bellamy /

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In your bag 1091, Austin Rogers
Austin has a very nice setup indeed, everything a writer for a photography website might want…apart from a bag that is! Check it out.

My name is Austin Rogers, I’m a staff writer at Fstoppers, a Columbus, OH based editorial and lifestyle (film) photographer, and a long time reader of JCH. I wanted to take a moment to submit my semi-everyday cary photo kit.

As far as the kit is concerned I carry an Nikon F100 as my primary film body with a Nikon 85mm f/1.4G. I love portraits (especially on film) and you really can’t beat this combination with reliable autofocus, a max shutter speed of 1/8,000, and the added bonus of people not calling  a hipster. I’ll occasionally break out my 50mm or 28mm but only if need-be. Attached to the F100 is also a Lance camera strap, this is the newest addition to my kit and I’ve loved it so far. It’s just something a little bit different and adds a nice pop of color to an otherwise pretty banal rig.

I also carry a Fuji Klasse S compact 35mm system, I love the 38mm focal length and the Fuji glass is awesome. I love to chew through cheap film like Kodak Ultramax 400 and Gold 200 and use it a lot like most people use their iPhone.

As for the less-than interesting stuff I always have my Macbook, Boardroom notebook, Draftmatic pencil, and Sekonic light meter.

Thanks again for the opportunity to get featured.
Sending you good vibes from Ohio and your friends at Fstoppers!

My work can be found at www.ropho.co and www.instagram.com/realaustinrogers

Best,
Austin

Thanks for sharing your gear with us, Austin. Next time let’s see a bag too. Happy New Year to all at Fstoppers.
Check out the links and make sure you come and comment.

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. Please understand that there is a long wait now as there is a backlog of submissions. Not all make the cut, so make sure yours is funny/interesting/quirky. And please make sure the shot is of good quality, as the ones that are not do not go up.
Cheers
Japancamerahunter

5 comments on “In your bag No: 1091 – Austin Rogers”

    jeff January 5, 2015 at 11:53 am / Reply

    OK, I’ll be the first. Where did you get that sweet sticker?

      Debmalya January 6, 2015 at 1:24 am /

      exactly my question :D

    Frank P January 5, 2015 at 11:06 pm / Reply

    That’s a sweet combination, I spent time w a F100 and 50G and it is a very fast, practical, and economical shooter. With an 85/1.4G… Wow! The Klasse is great too.

    Dieter Fröhling January 5, 2015 at 11:11 pm / Reply

    Ok on first sight that camera looks familiar…

    Yup. last week i shoot a Neopan400 with my F100 :-)

    Great set for work!

    Austin Rogers January 6, 2015 at 7:00 am / Reply

    Hey there!

    Thanks so much for the feature. Sorry to have left out the bag! For casual shooting I just use my no-frills, broken-zipper Herschel Supply Co. backpack. For the more exciting shoots I pack my body and a couple lenses in a SKB hard case that can be seen here: http://i.imgur.com/dJC9tzf.jpg and here: http://i.imgur.com/UIUMMxU.jpg .

    The sticker is from a bud who used to work for Kodak sales. :)

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