Photography Equipment

We believe, and we will always believe, that there is so much more to wedding photography than just nice equipment. However, that is not to say your wedding photographer shouldn’t have nice equipment. Here is our list of professional equipment. Besides the equipment listed below, we have a variety of tripods, filters, and other accessories.
To get an idea of “must-have-equipment” for wedding photographers, check out the “What kind of equipment do you use?” section in our article titled 15 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer.

1. CAMERA SYSTEMS

Starting with camera bodies, our studio uses the most current and high-performing wedding photography camera bodies available to date, the Canon 5D Mark II. Each of our master photographers is equipped with one of the following primary and backup bodies.
Primary camera body: Canon5D Mark III
Backup camera body: Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 7D (both Mark II and original)

2. LENSES

Our studio purchases only high-end professional L quality lenses in order to get the best sharpness, contrast and saturation straight from our camera. Our lenses consist of multiple:
Canon 70-200mm F/2.8 L IS USM Telephoto Lens
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
Canon 50mm F/1.2 USM Portrait
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lens
Canon EF 8-15mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L USM II Wide Angle Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM 1-to-1 Macro Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras

3. LIGHTING

Canon Speedlite 580EX II Flash for Canon EOS Digital SLR Cameras
PocketWizard PWP-TR 801-125 PLUS II Transceiver (Black)
Dynalite RK5-1100 Kit, with 1-RP500 Power Pack, 1-MH2015 Fan Cooled Head / Storage Case
Quantum Turbo C Compact Battery Power Pack.
Various Hot Lights

4. PHOTOGRAPHY ACCESSORIES

The Fishbomb Lens Filter Case
UNDFIND One Bag
Pelican 1510 Case
Tiffen Circular Polarizer Filters
Tiffen 58mm Neutral Density 0.9 Filter
Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod Legs (Black)
Westcott 750 Photo Basics 7.0-Foot Light Stand
Westcott 1303 30in. Silver White Reflector
Sanyo Eneloop AA NiMH Batteries
Epson P-7000 160GB Multimedia Storage Drive, Photo Viewer and Audio-Video Player w/ 4-Inch LCD
Drobo S 5-Bay USB 2.0/FireWire 800/eSATA Storage Array DRDR3A21