Let’s talk about gear! This is a list of all the gear I use. Click on a dropdown to find out more about each item.
I use Amazon Affiliate linking – so if you happen to want to buy any of this gear please click on one of the links and I’ll get a little commission at no extra cost on your end. Win win for all of us.


A quick overview of what type of photography gear I use. Links to all the equipment are listed below.

Gear List:

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II – http://bit.ly/2jSptJP
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II – http://bit.ly/2ldtCZW
Olympus OM-D E-M1 – http://bit.ly/2kwIkf7

M.Zuiko 8mm f/1.8 fisheye PRO – http://bit.ly/2kgCFeW
M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO – http://bit.ly/2kgKjWo
M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO – http://bit.ly/2jSoIA9
M.Zuiko 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO – http://bit.ly/2kblOYA
M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO – http://bit.ly/2jSiNLB
M.Zuiko 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO – http://bit.ly/2ldfShL
M.Zuiko 300mm f/4 PRO – http://bit.ly/2kwG0Fd
M.Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 – http://bit.ly/2jSkTLw
M.Zuiko x1.4 Tele Converter – http://bit.ly/2kwSbBX

Lee 100mm Square Filter Holder – http://amzn.to/2F5Jrvo
Lee 105mm Filter Holder – http://amzn.to/2G74TS9
Lee Little Stopper (6-Stop) – http://amzn.to/2G7463D
Lee 105mm Circular Polariser (slim) – http://amzn.to/2F4Ucy8
Hoya 72mm Circular Polariser – http://amzn.to/2n3NH7z
Hoya circular polarising filter 62mm – http://amzn.to/2rw7fqr
ShapeWays Lee Filter Adapter Holder for 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO: http://bit.ly/FilterAdapter7to14

Zeiss Cleaning Kit – http://amzn.to/2rvqj89
Peak Design Camera Straps – http://amzn.to/2Bm5b40
Manfrotto BeFree Live Tripod – http://amzn.to/2G9BFCm
SimValley Walkie Talkie – http://amzn.to/2DtFY9P
64GB Lexar x2000 UHS-II SD Card – http://amzn.to/2Dw27V2

MountainSmith Lumbar Pack – http://amzn.to/2DswFXC
Lumbar Pack Camera Insert – http://amzn.to/2BmInRA
F-Stop Gear Ajna Backpack – http://bit.ly/FStopAjnaBackpack
Large Pro ICU – http://bit.ly/LargeProICU
Cable Pouch ICU – http://bit.ly/MicroTinyICU

Apple MacBook – http://bit.ly/AppleMacBook12inch

(if you click any of these links above I will receive a little commission at none of your cost)


  1. Hello
    I send you this mail from Spain because I like your work and I just want to know which one is you waterhousing and if you can change the ports for different lenses
    Otherwise, what about the 300mm? It works great fsor surfing from the shore?

    Thanks Chris

    • Hello Carlos,

      Thanks for your comment. I use the PT-EP11 underwater housing in combination with the Olympus OM-D E-M1. I have both the PPO-E02 flat port for the M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO and the PPO-E04 Dome port for the M.Zuiko f/1.8 fisheye PRO and (with extender) the M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO

      Check out my Adventure Photography On Location episode 04 episode and watch the video to see what kind of underwater gear I use:


      The 300mm f/4 is an AMAZING lens. incredible sharp and fast focussing – I haven’t shot enough surfing with it yet to tell you about what it’s like to shoot surfing with it. But I’d put my money on it that it performs well.

      If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact me via email (through the contact form here on my website)


  2. Hi Chris,

    Love the youtube channel and your site!

    I was just wondering what attachment/arm you were using to connect your Walimex Aptaris cage to your SmallHD Monitor. I’ve been trying to find an arm which articulates out the left side without being too bulky.

    Kind regards,

  3. Hi Chris,

    I already have most of the same gear in M43. I’m wondering if you are shooting your video on your Olympus cameras and which one for better quality?

    • Hi Matthew,

      I shoot all my video on the E-M1 Mark II and in C4K. It’s the highest bitrate as well as resolution the camera can do. And together with the 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO it’s a totally killer combo too. The double stabilisation is phenomenal and allows for some seriously high quality run-and-gun shooting. No gimbal needed really.

      While the E-M1 II doesn’t do LOG profiles or anything like that (it has it’s own flat picture style), I actually quite like the iEnhance picture profile. A little extra grade on that and the footage looks really nice. All my latest episodes are shot in this profile.

      Hope that helps,


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