So after the timbersports comp we headed back to town. Now, it was quite a bit later than we had planned. We didn’t know that ESPN was going to be at the event and didn’t realize what a big deal some of the later event were. So, we stayed and now it was getting to be kinda late. Anyway, we had told our boss that we would inventory all of the camera equipment that the university had so that we could get rid of a lot of it and try and get some new stuff.
All I want to say is wow… There is some cool stuff in there and some just old shitty stuff. It’s funny to look back at some of the old cameras the D1’s and D100’s. We uncovered an old nikon 800mm f8 lens. This thing is huge… it probably came up to my hip. Also, we found an old Nikon 200 f2. This thing was pretty cool also… manuel focus, but still an amazing piece of glass. Oh, and last but not least… some old pocket wizards.
Now, I’m not up on the history of these things, but I would guess that these are more than likely some of the original models.
Anyway, a lot of this stuff has to go. I think right now we are planning to get a D3, a D700 or D300, and maybe some new glass. I’m not really sure what’s in the budget, but it would be cool to pick up a 24-70mm 2.8, a 300mm 2.8, and a SB-900. I think these would be a lot of fun. I guess we will just have to wait and see.