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Blade Magazine 2012 Knife Collaboration Of The Year®: ZT 0600

Discussion in 'Kershaw Knives / Zero Tolerance' started by kneedeep, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. kneedeep

    kneedeep

    Jan 28, 2007
    Through the kindness and patience of all the great people at the Kershaw Knives/Zero Tolerance/Shun booth at Blade Show 2012, I was able to spend a fair bit of time photographing this years prototypes.
    The first knife I've completed editing is the RJ Martin/ZT Knives Collaboration ZT 0600 (which won Blade Magazine 2012 Knife Collaboration Of The Year®).
    The knife has a fairly strong detent and flips with a really nice pop. It is a large knife, but does not feel like it is large in the hand. The blade really doesn't seem its length when holding it.
    I really can't wait for this one to hit the streets. I'll keep editing the other knives (work getting in the way), in the meantime, enjoy!

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    Compared to - ZT 0560CBCF Prototype - Rick Hinderer.
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    Compared to - ZT 0560CBCF Prototype - Rick Hinderer.
    ZT0600-12 by gbkneedeep, on Flickr
     
  2. Schuey2002

    Schuey2002

    Feb 25, 2003
    Sweet! Thanks for sharing these awesome pics!! :thumbup:
     
  3. Heiheit

    Heiheit

    Feb 4, 2009
    Awesome! Looking forward to the rest.
     
  4. ezoption

    ezoption

    138
    May 24, 2012
    Awesome thread! Can't wait until that knife comes out!!
     
  5. viper89

    viper89 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 8, 2011
    Wow, Looks great. Thanks!
     
  6. fishface5

    fishface5

    Feb 3, 2001
    great pics! They really show the high level of design and execution. If only it weren't a recurve, sigh.
     
  7. phrenik

    phrenik

    224
    Jul 19, 2010
    Very nicely done! Gotta love a nice DSLR set up, did you use HDR for those [it looks like it but I can't differentiate as well here]. Did you bring a small white box, or did you use the powers of PS? Irregardless, love the details shown. Can't wait for more! [Have any 777 teasers?]
     
  8. stevekolt

    stevekolt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    Great...another must have :eek::D
     
  9. Dr. 904

    Dr. 904

    51
    May 25, 2012
    Great photography on a beautiful knife. Thank you for the effort in putting this together.
     
  10. BITEME

    BITEME

    Dec 14, 2007
    Wow what an awesome knife,anyone know what the street price will be?
     
  11. Str8ShooterEsq

    Str8ShooterEsq

    200
    Feb 26, 2008
    Nice looking knife and great photos.
     
  12. Pilot1

    Pilot1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2005
    Interesting knife.
     
  13. bakercountyboy

    bakercountyboy

    112
    Nov 29, 2010
    Beautiful knives! I really want one of those CF 0560's
     
  14. elijames21

    elijames21

    57
    Jun 2, 2012
    :thumbup: amazing photography, amazing knives
     
  15. Morrow

    Morrow Don't make this weird Staff Member Super Mod

    Apr 11, 2007
    Great pictures Glenn.
     
  16. beau007

    beau007

    750
    Dec 10, 2009
    Holy cow! NIIIICE! Thanks for posting!
     
  17. shqxk

    shqxk

    Mar 26, 2012
    Really hope both new models 0600 and 0560cf will get to market Q4 this year :thumbup:
     
  18. ViperAUG

    ViperAUG

    10
    Apr 9, 2010
    Really nice pictures of some really nice knife's.
    Could you maybe tell us what kind of equipment (camera, lens, flash) that you used?
     
  19. kneedeep

    kneedeep

    Jan 28, 2007
    Thanks, no HDR involved. I used two speedlights, off camera with mini-octaboxes (one of the speedlights was bare, as necessary. Sadly, no 0777 pics, I felt like I spent way too much time taking up space in the booth, so I concentrated on this years proto's.

    A Nikon D3S with two speedlights, one in commander mode off camera using an SC-29 and the other set as a remote. Lens was an old 55mm AF Micro-Nikkor. The camera body wasn't as important as the lights and the lens though. Anything that could have fired the flashes would have worked. (Honestly thinking a Nikon D3200 might have been nice to use, at a 1/3 the weight of the D3S and double the MP.)
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2012
  20. Scurvy092

    Scurvy092

    Jan 31, 2012
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