Are you a professional photographer looking to take your photography to the next level? Having the right equipment can make a big difference when taking professional photos. Here are just five flashy gadgets that are certain to make your work stand out.
When it comes to taking photos in low-level light, a camera light is a must-have accessory. The best camera lights are dimmable allowing you to choose the intensity of the light. This could help you to fine-tune your picture quality to the situation. On top of hand-held lights, it’s possible to buy lights that fit to the front of your camera allowing you to work without a tripod or without someone else holding the light. Canon Nikon lights are some of the most popular and are generally good value for money. Most modern camera lights use LEDs, helping to last longer and conserve battery life.
Ever fancied getting into aerial photography? Drones are all the rage nowadays and are being used in everything from wedding photography to real estate photography. There are countless models of drone on the market – whilst you can buy cheap ones for under fifty dollars, these tend to be flimsy and unsuitable for professional purposes. You’re best paying a little extra for a decent drone with an in-built high quality camera and more accurate control. The most expensive drones cost thousands but these are generally unnecessarily complex for basic aerial photography. Instead, try looking for something mid-range that’s likely to be easy to control whilst giving you the quality photography you need. The likes of Coola Prylar online sell a variety of drones. It’s worth always reading reviews in order to find the best model for your needs. When buying second-hand, you’re best buying locally so that you can inspect the condition of the drone in person first before committing to a purchase.
Smartphone cameras are increasingly getting more advanced and a number of accessories now exist that can make your smartphone rival some of the best cameras. The Aukey Ora Smartphone lens is just one accessory that could help to give your phone photos a DSLR quality. This lens has a 140 degree wide angle lens and a macro lens capable of 10X magnification. Its glass can also protect against lens flare and reflections helping to keep your photo quality professional. Other smartphone accessories that could be worth investing in as a photographer include a smartphone tripod and smartphone camera light.
For accessing multiple SD cards at once on your computer, it could be worth owning a multi-card reader. These have slots for multiple SD cards so that you don’t have to take one out and put another one in every time you want to alternate between cards. Such accessories are fairly cheap, but you should still do your research to find one that’s good quality as the cheapest ones may not be very robust. When it comes to other SD card related accessories, make sure that you’ve also got a SD card case for storage – this can help to keep your memory cards safe. Owning an external hard-drive meanwhile could also be useful for giving you some extra storage space for all your photographs.
Inflatable photo booth
Owning an inflatable photo booth could give you access to your own portable photography studio. This could be great for taking to events such as weddings, parties and business conventions allowing you to get creative with your photography. When buying an inflatable photo booth, it’s worth doing your research to find out just how easy it is to transport and assemble as some can be bulkier and more complex than others. Sites like Maxomil Sports and Leisure Equipment offer an array of different booths to choose from. It’s possible to save money on an inflatable photo booth by shopping second-hand, however you should be careful of the condition.
MR LEE FRASER