10 Essential Pieces of Photo Gear for Beginners | The Lensrentals Podcast Episode 34






10 Essential Pieces of Photo Gear for Beginners Fancy gear won’t make you a better photographer, but poor quality gear can waste your time and money.

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10 Essential Pieces of Photo Gear for Beginners | The Lensrentals Podcast Episode 34

10 Essential Pieces of Photo Gear for Beginners

Fancy gear won’t make you a better photographer, but poor quality gear can waste your time and money. Figuring out your first few purchases can be overwhelming so here is our list of the first 10 essential pieces of gear we think every photographer needs as they start out.

You can rent most of the gear recommended from us as you’re figuring out what you want to purchase. Use code PODCAST15 for 15% off your rental at checkout.

Gear and Resources Mentioned

Canon 5D IV https://www.lensrentals.com/rent/canon-5d-mark-iv

Canon 6D MkII https://www.lensrentals.com/rent/canon-6d-mark-ii

Canon EOS Rebel T8i https://www.lensrentals.com/rent/canon-eos-rebel-t8i

Canon 80D https://www.lensrentals.com/rent/canon-80d

Memory cards and readers https://www.lensrentals.com/search?filters=%7B%22checked%22%3A%7B%22Item+Type%22%3A%7B%22type%22%3A%22string_values%22%2C%22selected%22%3A%5B%7B%22id%22%3A%22%22%2C%22values%22%3A%5B%22Memory%22%5D%7D%5D%7D%2C%22Accessory+Type%22%3A%7B%22type%22%3A%22string_values%22%2C%22selected%22%3A%5B%7B%22id%22%3A%22%22%2C%22values%22%3A%5B%22Memory%22%5D%7D%5D%7D%7D%2C%22range_for_range%22%3A%7B%7D%2C%22range_for_value%22%3A%7B%7D%7D&reload_filters=true&q=&sort_by=popularity

2TB external drive https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?
Ntt=2tb%20external%20hard%20drive&N=0&InitialSearch=yes&sts=ps

Drobo https://www.drobo.com/

Adobe creative suite https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/plans.html?promoid=P3KMQYMW&mv=other

Or at least Lightroom and photoshop https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/photography.html?promoid=NQCJRBTZ&mv=other

Capture One https://www.captureone.com/

GIMP software https://www.gimp.org/

Flash/Speed lights https://www.lensrentals.com/search?q=flash
5 in 1 reflector https://www.lensrentals.com/rent/42-5-in-1-reflector

Camera bags https://www.lensrentals.com/rent/other-photo/accessories/bags-cases

Pelican cases https://www.lensrentals.com/search?filters=%7B%22checked%22%3A%7B%22Brand%22%3A%7B%22type%22%3A%22string_values%22%2C%22selected%22%3A%5B%7B%22id%22%3A%22%22%2C%22values%22%3A%5B%22Pelican%22%5D%7D%5D%7D%7D%2C%22range_for_range%22%3A%7B%7D%2C%22range_for_value%22%3A%7B%7D%7D&reload_filters=true&q=case&sort_by=popularity
Pelican 1510 https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=Pelican%20%231510&N=0&InitialSearch=yes&ap=Y&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIibft5qKr7QIVivOzCh3zDgloEAAYASAAEgI70fD_BwE

Tripods https://www.lensrentals.com/rent/other-photo/support/tripod-kits

The Lensrentals Podcast is a production of Lensrentals, founded by Roger Cicala. Our production staff includes Drew Cicala, Ryan Hill, Sarah McAlexander, SJ Smith, Julian Harper, John Tucker, and Zach Sutton. Other contributors include Roger Cicala, Joey Miller, Ally Aycock Patterson, Joshua Richardson, and Philip Robertson.

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