The following information and links are not recommendations. They are things that I have found helpful.
Included is a current list of gear that I use.

35mm Gear

Camera: Nikon D700, D2x, and F5
Nikkor 17-35mm F2.8D
Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8G ED-IF AF-S
Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8G ED VRII
Nikkor 200mm micro F4D ED-IF AF   
Nikkor 300mm F4 ED AF
Teleconverter: Nikon TC-17E
Extension Tubes: Nikon PN-11 and PK-13
Close-up Diopters: Nikon 5T and 6T
Flash: SB- 600 with SC-17 remote cord  
Tripods: Gitzo 1325 and 1340
Tripod Heads: Markins M20 and Markins M10
Filters: B+W, Singh-Ray, and Nikon
Diffusers & Reflectors: Flexfill by Visual Departures Ltd
Flash Brackets and Quick Release Plates: Really Right Stuff and Kirk Enterprises
Film: Fuji Velvia


Mac Pro with Two - 2.8GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors, 8Gb Ram, two - 1TB 7200-rpm Serial ATA 3Gb/s hard drives in a raid mirror, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB video card.

23 inch Apple Display, 17 inch Sony CRT Display

1 Tb Apple Time Capsule, and 1 Tb of external storage

Scanning: Microtek Artixscan 1800f and Nikon LS-9000
Printing: Epson Stylus Photo 2200
Portable Storage: 40 GB Hyperdrive for storing images off of Sandisk Extreme III CF cards