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January 23, 2024

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We’re often asked about the magic behind the lens, so we decided to pull back the curtain and unveil the treasures within our camera bags…From cameras to essential accessories, this blog post is a curated guide to the gear that fuels our passion for photography. Join us on a virtual tour through our arsenal of equipment, complete with links to the very tools that empower us to tell stories through captivating images! We hope this list of our essentials helps give you a bit more confidence in choosing what to invest in for your biz!📸✨


Camera & Lens

Canon EOS R6

The Canon EOS R6 stands as the backbone of our gear, offering a remarkable balance of resolution and speed. With a 20.1MP full-frame sensor and 4K video capabilities, it’s a versatile companion for capturing both high-quality images and stunning video footage. Whether we’re shooting a portrait session, or a wedding the EOS R6 consistently delivers exceptional results! We are OBSESSED!


Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens

Paired with the Canon EOS R6, the EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens is our go-to choice for portraits and low-light situations. Its wide aperture of f/1.2 allows for beautiful background blur (bokeh) and excellent performance in challenging lighting conditions. The L-series optics ensure sharpness and clarity, making it a staple in our lens collection….we almost never take this lens off during portrait sessions!


Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

Known for its exceptional image quality and impressive image stabilization, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM is our choice for capturing stunning portraits with beautiful background blur. The L-series lens construction ensures sharpness and clarity, while the fast aperture allows for incredible low-light performance. We LOVE this lens!


Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art DG HSM Lens for Canon

A versatile and sharp prime lens, the Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art DG HSM is perfect for a wider angle than the 50mm while still being a great for portraits. Its fast aperture of f/1.4 enables me to achieve a shallow depth of field, making it an excellent choice for creating magical images.


Canon Mount Adapter EF – EOS R

This adapter seamlessly integrates our existing Canon EF lenses with the EOS R system, ensuring that we can leverage the full potential of our diverse lens collection…It’s a practical solution for photographers transitioning to the mirrorless system without sacrificing their favorite EF lenses!!




Lighting & Flash

YONGNUO YN600EX-RT II Flash Speedlite for Canon

The YN600EX-RT II Flash Speedlite enhances our ability to control and manipulate light in any setting…hellllo wedding receptions! With wireless TTL compatibility, high-speed sync, and a powerful guide number, it provides consistent and reliable lighting for our photos, especially in challenging environments.


NEEWER 43 Inch/110 Centimeter Light Reflector Diffuser 5 in 1

This versatile light reflector and diffuser play a crucial role in shaping and controlling natural light during allll of our outdoor shoots. With five different surfaces – gold, silver, white, black, and translucent – it offers flexibility in adjusting light intensity and color temperature, allowing us to achieve the desired light in our photos! A little intentional fill light goes a LONG way!


MagMod Starter Flash Kit 2

Elevating our flash photography game, the MagMod Starter Flash Kit 2 simplifies the process of attaching and modifying our flash. The magnetic modifiers and innovative design make it easy to experiment with various lighting setups, adding versatility and creativity to our on-location shoots…this diffuser is a powerhouse and completely makes our on camera flash images flawless!


Portable LED Photography Light Wand

For creative and portable lighting solutions, the LED Photography Light Wand is a game-changer. Its compact design and adjustable color temperature make it perfect for adding a touch of light in various shooting scenarios. Whether we’re shooting in low-light conditions or looking to create unique effects, this tool is a valuable addition to our kit! It’s the perfect pop of steady light when we need it…plus it totally feels like a light-saber…


Tech & Storage

M1 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro (32GB RAM)

Our editing powerhouse, the M1 Max MacBook Pro with 32GB RAM, ensures smooth and efficient post-processing. Its high-performance capabilities handle resource-intensive tasks seamlessly, allowing us to edit and refine photos with ease, even when working with large files or running multiple applications simultaneously.  We couldn’t run our biz without this computer.  100% necessity.


Samsung 2TB SSD

The Samsung 2TB SSD serves as my high-capacity, high-speed storage solution for storing and backing up my extensive library of photos and videos. Its compact design and fast data transfer rates make it a reliable companion for on-the-go photographers who require ample storage space…which you know we need A LOT OF!


iPad Pro 11-inch M1

Functioning as a versatile companion, the iPad Pro 11-inch M1 complements our workflow by providing a portable platform for reviewing and organizing our photos, as well as editing on-the-go. (Hello Lightroom!!) Its powerful M1 chip ensures smooth performance when running photo editing applications and multitasking. THE IPAD CHANGED OUR EDITING GAME.


Magic Mouse

The Magic Mouse enhances our editing precision with its sleek design and responsive touch-sensitive surface. Its seamless integration with Apple devices and customizable features make it an essential tool for navigating through editing software effortlessly, and more comfortably than the built in trackpad.  Save those wrists, baby!


Apple 96w USB C Power Brick

Ensuring that all our Apple devices stay charged and ready for action, the 96w USB C Power Brick delivers fast and efficient charging. Its high wattage is particularly beneficial for quickly charging power-hungry devices like the MacBook Pro and iPad Pro.  Faster charging = happy B&B!


SanDisk 128GB Extreme SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Fast and reliable, the SanDisk 128GB Extreme SDXC UHS-I Memory Card provides ample storage space for high-resolution images and 4K videos. Its UHS-I technology ensures quick data transfer speeds, reducing the time spent waiting for files to be written or read. We believe in using only the BEST cards on the market.



Ultra Light 64″ Camera Tripod Stand w/ Phone Clip

Stability is key in photography, and the Ultra Light 64″ Camera Tripod Stand ensures that we can capture sharp images in various conditions. With adjustable height and a lightweight design, it’s a reliable and portable solution for both holding your phone for BTS shots or your camera in a pinch! We love the versatility of this tripod!


6 Pieces Acrylic Stamp Block Clear

For shooting lay flats and details, the 6 Pieces Acrylic Stamp Block Clear makes adding depth to details shots a breeze…a must have for any wedding photographer!


SD Memory Card Case Holder Water-Resistant

To safeguard my precious memory cards, the SD Memory Card Case Holder offers water-resistant protection and secure storage. With individual slots for each card, it keeps our memory cards organized and protected from the elements, ensuring our photos make it safely home!


Canon LP-E6NH and Dual Bay Canon Battery Charger & Case

Reliable power is crucial, and the Canon LP-E6NH batteries, paired with the Dual Bay Charger & Case, keep our cameras ready for extended shooting sessions. The high-capacity batteries ensure longevity, and the dual-bay charger allows us to charge two batteries simultaneously, minimizing downtime!! Makes charging & prepping alll those long wedding day batteries a breeze.


We hope this list of our essential’s helps give you a bit more confidence in choosing what to invest in for your biz!  Have questions? We are ALWAYS here to chat!! ✨


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