Photography equipment is expensive, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. Here’s a list of budget equipment that will get you started in your own photography business. The step up from most of these lenses would be going from an f/4 version to the f/2.8 version. Just remember, for the most part, you get what you pay for.


Canon 6D

Nikon D610

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art

Canon 16-35 f/4 IS

Canon 24-70 f/4 IS

Canon 70-200 f/2.8 IS II

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art

Nikkor 16-35 f/4 VR

Nikkor 24-120 f/4 VR

Nikkor 70-200 f/2.8 VR II


Yongnuo Speedlights and wireless Transmitter

Alien Bees Strobe

Yognuo wireless flash receiver to trigger alien bees strobe