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My Gear

I put up this page here mostly as a journal entry or record of my equipment. Hopefully, it will grow into a history page when I look back at it 10-20 years later.


Nikon 50mm f/1.8
Purchased new in Mar 2005
Paid Rs. 5,000
Mostly sits on my D70


Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6
Purchased new in Mar 2005
Paid Rs. 5,500
Sold this and the Vivitar tripod in Apr 2005 for Rs. 6,500


Nikon D70 + 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5
Purchased new in Nov 2004
Paid Rs. 48,500
Happily using it :-)

Other accessories: SanDisk 512 Mb CF card, Nikon EN-EL 3 battery, Vivitar VPT2400 tripod and a 67mm UV filter (Rs. 5,700)


Yashica Electro 35 with 45mm f/1.7
Dads camera bought in 1980
Paid Rs. 150 for servicing in Nov 2004
Use it occasionally with b/w film


Nikon FE10 + 35-70mm f/3.5-4.8
Purchased new in Jun 2001
Paid Rs. 13,500
Lost in Dec 2003

Other accessories: Yashica 240 Flash (Rs. 1,500)



My Wish-list

This is my wish list. If you are rich enough to gift me any of these, then please do ;-)

Purist list:
Nikon D70
24mm f/2.8 [!]
35mm f/2
50mm f/1.8
70-200mm f/2.8

Rich amateur list:
Nikon D2x
12-24mm f/4
17-55mm f/2.8
70-200mm f/2.8
60mm Micro
105mm Micro
10.5mm Fisheye
Nikon Speedlight SB800

Old school list:
Nikon FM3A
50mm f/1.2
35-200mm f/3.5-4.5


strike indicates I already own them
! indicates next item on buy-it list