The Photographer Blog

Camera Gear

If you’ve found your way here then you’re serious about photography gear and want to know more….

But there’s so much to choose from where do I start?

Ok, I’ve put together a list of the best gear posts on the blog for you to take a look at – enjoy :)

Buying a DSLR?

If you are looking at buying a DSLR or you just want to find out more about them, then these are the best articles to look through:

7 Reasons to upgrade to a DSLR

The Ultimate Guide to Buying an Entry Level DSLR

Which is the Best Entry Level DSLR for a Beginner

Introducing my DSLR – Canon 450D/XSi

Ideas for accessories/gifts…

I think it’s always good to have a wish list? Also I am told that as a photographer I’m not always the easiest person to buy for…. so I thought I’d share my lists with you:

10 Must have accessories for your DSLR

14 Top Photography Gifts Ideas for the Photog in Your Life

7 Unusual photography gifts for the Photog in your life

What’s in my bag?

I have to confess I love gadgets, and talking about them (did you guess??).

So it’s also fair to say that I am always interested in finding out what’s in other photographers bags, and I think that so might you? What can I say we’re curious folk…

Do you want to know what’s in my camera bag? Ok when I say bag I mean everything…

Take a look below, I’ll keep it up to date with my new additions!:

Cameras:

Canon 600D/T3i 18MP Digital SLR (here’s my review: Canon 600D)
Canon Digital Rebel 450D/XSi 12.2 MP Digital SLR (here’s my review: Canon 450D)

Lenses:

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Camera Lens (my review)
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Canon EF-S 18-135mm Lens

Filters

Hoya 58mm UV (Ultra Violet) Multi Coated Glass Filter to fit Canon 18-55mm IS lens

Tripod:

Manfrotto 785B
Gitzo Tripod

Memory Cards:

Sandisk 4GB Secure Digital SD HC Memory Cardx2
2gb Sandisk Ultra II SD card
8gb Class 10 SDHC card x2

Camera Bags:

Lowepro SlingShot 100 All-Weather Digital Camera Backpack
Hama AHA 130 SLR DSLR Camera Outfit Case – Outline
Tenba Messenger Mini Camera Bag

Post Processing:

Adobe Lightroom 5
Adobe Photoshop CC 2014
Photomatrix for HDR Photography

Printer:

Canon Pixma MP610 (use it for snapshot printing)

Digital Photography Books/ebooks

The Digital Photography Book by Scott Kelby (my review)
The Digital Photography Book, Volume 2 by Scott Kelby
Rabari – Encounters with the Nomadic Tribe by Mitchell Kanashkevich (my review)
10 Essential Photoshop skills everyone should know by Trey Ratcliff

and still growing…

Mandy
(Gadget lover)
P.S. There are some affiliate links on this page, that do not add to the cost of the item for you but give me a small commission if you buy something through it. And that helps to run this site… Thank You.