Stuff I Use

I use a lot of stuff - applications, gadgets, services, etc. Not everything is listed here of course, just the things I find most useful.

(Last updated: February 15, 2014 - Updated software list)

Software

  • Tinderbox - Writing, planning, tracking and thinking
  • DEVONthink - Email Archives, Manuals, PDFs, Scanned documents
  • Evernote - Digital Detritus
  • Asana - GTD
  • TheBrain - “No limits Mindmapping”
  • BBEdit - General text processing
  • VIM - Code editing
  • Safari - Still the best browser
  • Mailmate - Great new(ish) email client
  • Twitterrific - Twitter client
  • Dropbox - File syncing
  • Capture One Pro - Raw conversions
  • Photo Mechanic - Ingesting, tagging, renaming photos from card
  • Vuescan - Scanning software for Epson
  • JIRA - Issue tracking and iteration planning
  • OmniPlan - Project planning and forecasting
  • 1Password - Password management
  • Acorn - Image editing for normal people
  • Chronosync - drive and file backups
  • Clarify - Screenshots
  • Transmission - Bittorrent client
  • TextExpander - Keystroke automator. 
  • Alfred - App launcher and thing finder
  • Keyboard Maestro - Macro wizardry
  • Transmit - (S)FTP client
  • YNAB (You Need a Budget) - The only budgeting software I've loved

Photography Gear

  • Leica M4 - Rangefinder camera
  • Leica M3 - Rangefinder camera
  • Leica IIIf - Barnack
  • Hasselblad 500 C/M - Medium format film camera
  • Hasselblad 503CXi - Because Hasselblads are awesome. This one has TTL flash metering
  • Olympus OM-1n
  • Olympus OM-2n
  • Minolta Autocord - Medium format TLR
  • Ricoh GR1 - Terrific point and shoot film camera
  • Canon 1D MarkIII - It's fast.
  • Canon 1Ds - Digital SLR camera
  • Canon EOS-1v - Film SLR
  • Canon Canonet - Rangefinder camera
  • Olympus Stylus Epic - Compact film camera
  • Epson V750 Pro - Flatbed scannere
  • Canon PRO-100 - Photo printer
  • Fujifilm X100 - Go-everywhere digital
  • Fujifilm X-E1 - Digital. Nice lenses and files. 

Computers and Electronics

  • Apple 27” iMac - A monster.
  • Apple 11” Macbook Air - best computer ever made (so far)
  • Apple iPad - Mostly for running Omnifocus and watching movies
  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite - Books, lots of ‘em
  • iPhone 4 - The Jesus Phone
  • Rega P1 Turntable
  • Rega Brio Integrated Amplifier
  • Thorens TD 160 Turntable
  • Onkyo AV5 Integrated Amplifier
  • Sonos wireless music system - Music everywhere in my house
  • Fujitsu ScanSnap - Document scanning

Stuff I no longer own or use

Hardware

  • Leica M8 - Digital rangefinder camera
  • Leica M7
  • Bronica SQ-A - Medium format film camera
  • Playstation 3 - Mostly for watching DVDs
  • Technics SL-D2 turntable - Vinyl!
  • Onkyo something reciever - For amplifying the vinyl
  • XBox 360 - Mostly for Netflix streaming
  • Ricoh GRDII - Compact digital camera
  • Nikon D700 - Digital SLR
  • Marantz Receiver (from sometime in the mid-1970s, but finally died)
  • Olympus E-P3 - Micro 4/3rds Digital
  • Leica M6
  • Fujifilm X-Pro 1