My Gear






Over the years, I have steadily purchased a lot of photography equipment including my primary camera – the Nikon D850. I love this camera! (Read more…)


In my early days of serious photography, I owned Olympus and Canon cameras which were great. However in 2009, I was introduced to Nikon cameras by a friend and made my first purchase – a Nikon D5000 (with 18-55mm lens). I was impressed and have owned Nikon photography gear ever since.


I’m often asked about my gear, so here’s a list of almost everything I use for photography (with links).


Main camera – Nikon D850 DSLR

Back-up camera – Nikon D500 DSLR

Video camera – Nikon D850 DSLR

Favourite lens – Nikon 24-70mm f2.8E 

Great wide angle lens – Nikon 16-35mm f4G 

Telephoto lens – Nikon 70-300m f4.5-5.6E 

Wildlife Lens – Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3  





Lightweight tripod – Gitzo Traveler

Primary Tripod – Gitzo Systematic Series 3

Lightweight Backpack – Lowepro Flipside Backpack 400 111

Camera Bag for travel (carry on) – Lowepro Pro Runner RL 450 aw 11

Photo & Video Editing –  Adobe Creative Cloud 2022

Primary Drone – DJI Air 2s

Mobile Phone Images – Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 

Filters – Lee Filters 100mm series

Microphone for videos – Rode Wireless Go

Memory Cards Sony XQDSanDisk Extreme Plus

Tethering & Camera Control System – Case Air Wireless

Printer – Canon P1000 

Paper – Fotospeed




Mark was pleased to have been recently selected onto the Patagonia Pro Program (Learn more…). Not only do they produce great high-quality outdoor clothing and equipment; but they also have strong principles and ethics for global environmental issues, much in alignment with Mark’s own views.


Men’s Collection   |   Women’s Collection  |   Equipment


Specialist Photography Gloves & other equipment – Vallerret





PhotoPills – Highly recommended

Google Maps – Highly recommended

Ventusky – Global Weather conditions

Met Office – UK weather conditions

Magic Hour – Best time for sunrises and sunsets

Magic Seaweed  – Live coastal reports

Snapseed – Photo editing app

DJI Fly   – Best Drone app



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