Camera Gear – Week 4 – Gadgets
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This week’s Tips & Tricks topic is Camera Gear. What to bring on location.
In addition to your camera body, lenses, and off camera flash, photography gadgets you may need would be; batteries, camera cards, meters, umbrellas, lighting stands, reflectors, flash diffusers, lens filters, lens hoods, straps & bags.
As you know by now I like to keep things simple. I bring two camera bodies, three lenses, one off camera speedlight, extra batteries, extra camera cards, and my bags and props.
I highly recommend that you get a camera bag on wheels. I personally travel to parks, beaches, farms, homes, and urban areas for my photography sessions. I actually have all of my camera gear in my favorite camera bag from the Canon Gear link below and then put that bag inside a bag on wheels. It has been so convenient since I added those wheels!
As far as fancy gadgets I don’t personally bring very many. I do not like lens filters. I’d rather have control over my filters in Photoshop. I do not use a meter because I eyeball the natural light and adjust my camera often and accordingly. I do have a lens hood on all of my lenses. I also have a couple duffusers for my flash when I need it. I will bring a couple white boards if I’m not wearing white.
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I hope this helps with your photographic journey. Remember to be yourself. This is a short blog today because being me means I don’t carry a lot of gear. But that doesn’t mean you won’t! Keep being you and build your art and business around your own preferences and comfort zone.
Have a Terrific Tuesday!