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Old May 4th, 2010, 03:23 PM   #1
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What is your wedding gear setup?

I thought this might be an interesting question since there are so many products on the market right now and so many different ways to use them. If someone asked you "What did you use today to capture this event?" What would you say? In other words tell us about your gear. Here is my current line up that covers me on the wedding day.

2 Canon 7d's
Compact Flash Cards 32g x2, 16G x4
Lenses 50mm 1.8, 24mm2.8, 50-150 2.8, 18-135mm 3.5-5.6
1 Canon HFS 200
2 Yamaha Pocketraks (these have replaced my Irivers and wireless)
1 Iriver (getting rid of this soon)
1 Glidetrack (sawed off to10 inches)
1 Manfrotto 561B Pro Fluid Monopod
1 Merlin Steadicam
2 Manfrotto tripods with 128RC fluid heads
1 Sennheiser E604 for reception audio
1 Azden SGM 1X for any interviews needed
1 Super Cool LED 144 from ebay
1 9ft lightstand ebay
1 Litepanels micro
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Old May 4th, 2010, 08:52 PM   #2
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1 Canon 7D
2x16gb, 1x8gb CF cards
50mm f/1.8 lens
28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens
Rode VideoMic

2 Canon XH-A1

1 HD4000 glidecam
1 monopod
1 spiderbrace
2 Manfrotto 547B's with 701HDV fluid heads

1 Sony wireless lav
1 wired lav
2 Zoom H2's


We started our company a year ago when I got laid off, we only had one Canon XL2 (no tripod or audio even), we can't wait to see where we are at next year!
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Old May 4th, 2010, 09:13 PM   #3
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Hi Ian

If you just scroll down a bit here you will find an almost identical thread where people have listed their gear setup so they might not want to repeat the process again!! To see what others are using it's maybe worth reading the other thread in conjunction with yours???

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