In your bag No: 1244, Marc Wick
Mark shares with us a very simple bag. Basically all you need for a day shooting on the streets of wherever you may be. Check it out.
Hi Bellamy and JCH fans,
my name is Marc and this “bag section” is really one of my favorite sites, you always see a lot of different but beautiful cameras. Photography is my passion and after years of digital photography I have almost totally changed to analog. Of course it does not mean that analog is better, but I like this kind of photography much more, that’s all.
When I do street photography I do not like to drag heavy equipment therefore I use one camera and one lens in most cases.
I found this bag on a flea market years ago in Bangkok, Thailand and I really like it because it has a lot of different pockets for my equipment and – most important thing – it does not look like a photo bag. As you can see my fav camera is a Leica M6J with a Canon 1.8/35 lens. It took me a long time to find this special M6 for a reasonable price and I use it as often as I can. The Canon lens is perfect because of its small size (and very good quality).
Furthermore the small but powerful Minolta TC-1 is my “always with me camera” in most cases loaded with a Tmax 400 or Portra 400. One half case for films is always in the bag as well as a Seconic L-398. An old Laguiole knife which was a gift from my wife fits perfect in one of the small pockets. As you see the equipment is relatively light so I can walk around the whole day long.
Thank you very much, I hope you like it.
Under: www.marcwick.500px.com you can see more of my photos
Thanks for sharing your bag with us, Marc. That is a pretty cool M6J, you don’t see people shooting them often.
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