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  1. flashbang

    Fuji X-10, New York City

    Camera is in top condition both cosmetically and functionally. I am only selling it because I have switched to another system. EVERYTHING SHOWN IN THE PHOTOS IS INCLUDED: - Original Fuji MANUALS and DVD - Fuji BATTERY CHARGER and 3 BATTERIES (one Fuji, 2 After market) - High Quality LENS PROTECTICE FILTER - LENS SHADE AND LENS CAP - Fuji STRAP (unused) and CONNECTING CORD (also unused) ORIGINAL BOX (serial # matches) and all original packing materials Plus Book:” PHOTOGRAPHER'S GUIDE TO THE FUJIFILM X-10” 326 PAGES , the absolute best guide book for this camera. These are un-Photoshopped photos of the camera and accessories offered. They are not 'stock shots' or something copied from another source. $400 and it is yours. Payment via PAYPAL or US POSTAL MONEY ORDER. Shipping to Continental USA is FREE. Anyplace else, please add postage for 3 Pounds plus insurance. Thanks!
  2. I am a full time working pro, but when it comes to traveling I really don't want to carry (or be concerned with) any large, expensive camera systems. Some years ago I fell in love with the X-10, right around the time they hit the market. Since then my travel 'outfit' has consisted of 2 of them. That's it: one to carry around and one in reserve. Great little workhorses and surprisingly rugged considering the places I have carried them. And they produced fine enough quality images so that I have been able to finance most of my trips with photo sales. Anyway,(and like me), they are getting a bit worn and although they both seem to be functioning perfectly, (almost like me), I figure they are getting to the point where 'something's gotta give,' and rather than face an unexpected surprises the field, I figure it is time to consider a replacement outfit. I do like the Fuji design, so my inclination is either towards a pair of X-70's or one of the X-100's (not really sure which). I'd probably be up for saving a few $'s by buying them used. So, any suggestions?
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    Gitzo Tripod & Head

    Genuine GITZO TRIPOD & GITZO HEAD! The real deal from what is arguably the absolute best maker of tripods ever. This is a perfect travel size. Tripod is genuine aluminum, not carbon fiber which I think is the biggest ripoff going as far as photo equipmment goes, but thats another story. Anyway, here are the approximate measurements: Folded legnth, with head: 17” Each leg extends 40” Center post extends (in 2 sections) to 22” On a scale of 1 to 10, the mechanical condition of this tripod is around 9.5. Cosmetically it is around a 4. That means it is about as solid as it was the day the Gitzo folks trotted it out of their factory. Figure on using it for the next 20 or 30 years then selling it to another generation fo photographers. Or pass it on as a famil heirloom. On the other hand, it has been well used and has the scratches and chipped paint to prove it, so if you are looking for pretty, look elsewhere. These are actual photos of the Gitzo Tripod for sale here: they are not “stock” photos or something copied from another source. And the $1 is there for scale and is not included. I will part with it for $125.00 - and that will include shipping to any address in the Continental USA. Anyplace else, figure cost of shipping for about 4 pounds via whatever shipper you like. Payment via PayPal or US Postal Money Order. Thanks!
  4. First: GENUINE, MADE IN USA, ORIGINAL DOMKE F-2 CASE. It is in great shape – no holes, a bit of wear – with proper care it should last another 20 or 30 years. Us it well, sell it then and make a huge profit. Comes with the 'GRIPPER SHOULDER STRAP, CARRYING HANDLE, 2 PADDED INSERTS as shown also the PADDED BOTTOM PROTECTOR. I even have DOMKE ORIGINAL LUGGAGE TAG! And again: this is the real deal, made in USA, not a knock off from China. $100 (plus shipping) and it is yours! Olympus FL-14 Flash: Probably was used, but is in perfect operating shape. I put a set of batteries in it and it worked perfectly. Comes with Original Manual, Storage Pouch, 'Mount Protector' and even the warranty cards. $50 (plus shipping). Hoodman: looks like new – but I will call it 'like new' so nobody gets mad at me - just missing original packing. With great padded case and neck strap. $50 plus shipping. Finally: Two 72mm JAPAN OPTICS 72mm FILTERS: FLD & CPL: both appear to be in new condition. Case included. $15 plus shipping. Location is New York City. Payment via PayPal or US Postal Money Order. Money Order
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    Hoodman, Case & Strap

    'Like new condition':great piece of equipment with fine optics only turned out that I really did not use it so it has spent most of the time i have had it in a desk draw. Had it listed on eBay for $80 witrh no takers, so figure I'd list it here and go for best fair offer. Location is New York City.And will ship to anyplace. I will accept payment via PayPal or US Postal Money Order (not other MO's). Make an offer. Thanks!
  6. ‘JAPAN OPTICS’ brand 72mm FILTERS: FLD & CPL: I have absolutely no use for these, not even sure how I came to own them and will accept any reasonable offer to get rid of them! The look to be new, or close enough to not matter. Location is New York City. Will ship to anyplace. Will accept payment via PayPal or (in USA) US Postal Money Order. Check out my eBay account under ‘meng5’ with over 400 positive feedbacks over the last dozen or so years. e-mail: paledin123@aol.com thanks!!
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    Hoodman with Case & Neck Strap

    Hoodman, Case & Necks Strap: Great accessory, really outstanding optics and I never really used it, It has been in a desk draw for most of the last year. Call it "Nearly New" condition. This is a photo of the items, not a stock shot. I am selling it now so I can buy something else I don't need. Price: $65.00 and I will cover postage to Continental USA. Please e-mail e for international shipping cost. Payment via PayPal or US Postal Money Order (Post Office MO, NOT Bank). Thanks!
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    HOODMAN w/Case & Neck Strap

    Hoodman loup, with Neck Strap and Case. Bought this a while ago, but never really used it. It has pretty well lived in a desk draw since I got it. It could probably pass for new, but I am calling it 'used' just so nobody gets mad at me. I am selling it now so I can buy something else I don't need. Photo is of the items, not a 'stock shot' or something copied from another source. $65.00 and it is yours! Payment by PayPal. I will cover shipping to Continental USA (via USPS or FedEx Ground) and PayPal fee. Feel free to e-mail me with any questions: paledin123@aol.com Thanks!
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    72 mm Filters

    From an estate sale, they look to be new . Marked "Japan Optics" they are a correction filter FLD" and ND filter "CPL". $35 for both including Postage to CONUS and PayPal. 5
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    Lens Cleaner

    Here's something I wanted to share: recently I was about to toss out an empty bottle that once held eye drops when I noticed that the dispenser top was not actually sealed in place. A bit of gentle prying and it popped off. I rinsed it out and filed it with lens cleaner. Perfect size for travel and dispenses a small drop at a time. Hint: peel off the label or cover it with tape so's to not confuse bottles! One other note: at a PhotoExpo a few years back, there was a booth offering free lens check-up cleaning. I noticed they were using a blue lens cleaner and asked what it was: Windex! Yes, the same stuff you have been using on windows or whatever. Have been using Windex ever since on all my optics (including my eyeglasses). Just wanted to pass that on.
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    Newbie with a Fuji X10

    I would recommend a great book for the X-10: “Photographer's Guide To The Fujifilm X10” by Alexander S. White. It probably has more info than you will ever need, but it will answer any questions you have. I am a working professional photographer with 40+ years in the field and I bought an X-10 a while back as a 'carrying around camera.' Ended up with 2 of them and have carried them as my travel outfit ever since. Even managed to pay for a few vacations with the photos I shot. Anyway, I picked up a copy of that book on eBay for a nominal amount. Turned out to be a great investment and it allowed me to get lots more out of this camera than I probably ever would. Good Luck!
  12. Make a reasonable offer and take one - or both home! Will also consider swap for something you don't need! I am Spring Cleaning and would love to get rid of these items so I can go buy something else I don't need. Preferably something lots smaller! Makjestic Tripod: here is chance to get one of the best studio tripods ever made. It is absolutely rock solid and will hold the largest camera - along with a baby elephant. I used one for year with an 8x10 Deardorf. Tripod is actually made in America by a company that is still turning them out. 'Zero' Halliburton Case: The strongest and best protection for you gear. Size is around 26" x 18" x 10" New ones are currently selling for over $400! Note that location is New York City - Greenwich Village. Local pick up only, no shipping. Interested? I have a few snapshots to send. Thanks!
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    X 10....very impressed.

    I have used an X-10 for several years and love it. I carry it just about all the time. I have traveled with it, shot a couple of travel magazine pieces with it and occasionally sell prints shot with it. Works out that I have more than paid for my last few vacations with photos shot with my X-10. My one 'concern' with the design was one shared by all similarly sized cameras: they can really be hard to get a good grip on, especially with my mitts. I added a homemade grip and cobbled out a thumb rest similar to the 'thumbs up but marginally different to fit my hand just a bit better. Other than a clear filter to protect the lens, I don't carry any other accessories, but I always do travel with a back-up camera. For the past few years has been a similar type from another maker that I picked up at a yard sale for an embarrassingly low price. Anyway, my trusty X-10 has started to show some signs of wear and I considered replacing it with an X-30; even used one for a bit, but just did not like the 'feel' of it. Guess I have reached the age where I like working with familiar gear. Anyway, I lucked out on a near mint X-10 that I found on e-Bay. Price was about half of the X-30. 'Old' X-10 will now be my back-up on next trip.
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    Majestic Tripod, Halliburton Case

    Spring Cleaning! Majestic Tripod: The 'studio standard' for the last 60 years. Solid, strong. Will hold a baby elephant along with your heaviest camera. Yours for $190. "Zero Haliburton Case" The Real Deal and the absolute best protection for your gear. Currently selling for over $400 --take this one for $80 Will also consider trade for Fuji or Canon. What do you have? Location is New York City, Manhattan, Greenwich Village. Pick up only.
  15. Spring Cleaning! Majestic Tripod: The 'studio standard' for the last 60 years. Solid, strong. Will hold a baby elephant along with your heaviest camera. Yours for $190. "Zero Haliburton Case" The Real Deal and the absolute best protection for your gear. Currently selling for over $400 --take this one for $80 Will also consider trade for Fuji or Canon. What do you have? Location is New York City, Manhattan, Greenwich Village. Pick up only.