Equipment of a Professional Photographer

It has taken me years and quite a few car payments to build up my gear set to where it is.  Do you have to have top of the line gear to be a good photographer….No, but it sure helps!  I am always buying new things, and this list is constantly growing, but this gives you an idea on some of the gear you would need to have a photography company of your own.


Nikon D300s DSLR

Nikon Coolpix P7700

3 GoPro Hero Blacks

1 GoPro Hero



Nikon 70-200 2.8 VR I

Sigma 8mm fisheye

Nikon 18-200

Tamron 11-16 2.8

Nikon 50mm 1.8

Sigma 150-500mm


Portable Studio:

2 Alienbee B800 Studio flashes

1 Alienbee B400 Studio flash

3 light Stand’s

Background Stand

Black background

White background

Green Screen background

Soft box flash accessory

Umbrella flash accessory




Apogee Digital Mic

17” Mac Book Pro

Wireless remote

Manfrotto Tripod

External camera flash

Mic Stand

Extension Cords

360 pano mount

Tones of gopro mounts

And who knows what else…..


Photo attached represents most of my gear but is not all of it.

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