It is a very common myth among photography beginners that photography needs a big camera and a lot of accessories. At the beginning of your photography career, you do not need too many things. Let us look at the 5 most basic camera kit essentials for photography beginners.
You can start photography with very basic equipment and do the job equally well as that of a professional photographer. You have to be smart at choosing what to buy as a photography beginner. In this post, we will see some budget-friendly gears for photography that you must-have to start with. You can do even without some of them. But I would advise you to not skip them as they are equally important as that of the camera or the lenses.
Here, I have gathered the basic gear requirements as a beginner that you can buy. Most of them are what I used when I was starting off. They are affordable and helped me learn a lot of things about photography. Here are those 5 most important gears you need in your camera kit as a beginner.
1. DSLR Camera
A DSLR Camera is the heart and soul of photography. The most important of them all. For beginners by suggestion would be to go for a crop sensor camera body. It helps you learn the framing of the scene better. You can go with full-frame cameras too but honestly as a beginner our goal is to stay budget-friendly and make the most out of what we already have.
2. kit lens
A great lens is like those beautiful eyes. The better the lens, the clearer, sharper, and smoother your shooting experience would be.
Check out our suggestion: Canon kit lens 18-55 efs, 55- 250 efs(this kit lens comes with the cameras) If u want to buy an extra lens you can go with 35mm 1.8 lens or 50mm 1.8 and 50mm 1.4 is the best lens for portrait photography.
The camera is a heavy gear. Not everyone knows how to balance it while they are starting to use it. For capturing a completely still photograph, a tripod is a must. Tripod is not as pricey as it seems. There are a lot of cheaper options available in the market. I have listed some down here. It helps to take steady shots and it is very useful for night photography, slow shutter photography, etc. Do not skip this one.
Our suggestion: 2-IN-1 Reflector
Photography is the play of light. Indian weather conditions are never accurate for photography. As a beginner, we often tend to not know while capturing how the lights would affect the actual imagery. To avoid this, it is suggested to use flash whenever possible. A flashgun and triggers are very useful. These are a one-time investment. You can pair them with any camera body or mount them with different devices.
Bonus Tip!: To carry all of this hassle-free. A great camera bag is a must-have accessory. Check out this multifunctional camera bag which serves all the needs of a photography beginner. This would be your companion at all times.
Photography is so much in demand right now. You can evaluate this fact by looking around you. All you can see would be a photo post everywhere. There are millions of websites, social media, product companies, e-commerce sites, blogs, offline marketing, Instagram, and whatnot. They are need photos which you are gonna provide them. With Photography the options are endless. You can do freelancing and work in any location in the world and earn a decent amount of money. Trust me, you have followed your heart for good.
I hope you found these tips helpful. If you need any kind of information on the above gears, you can always contact me on my social media and Gmail. These choices were my personal preferences. I wish these would be as helpful to you as it was to me.
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