Join RC Concepcion and Pete Collins as they break down the most important photography accessories you will need to take your photography to the next level. From tripods to reflectors to lens filters, you’ll not only learn how to use these various accessories, but you’ll learn all of the reasons why you would want to add them to your kit.
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When choosing a tripod you'll want to consider its weight, height, and size of footprint.
A high quality tripod is typically sold separately from the tripod head, which is the part that attaches your camera to the tripod.
Even though your camera comes with a strap there are some factors that may make you consider upgrading.
Many DSLRs are able to support an add-on battery grip to increase battery capacity and provide a second shutter button.
Having a spare battery is crucial to being able to shoot without interruption. Pete shares some reasons to stick with batteries created by your camera manufacturer over the cheaper aftermarket brands.
There are a few filters that go in front of your lens that can really help improve your photography.
Whether your camera uses compact flash or secure digital memory cards there are several factors to consider before purchasing the right one for your camera.
A memory card reader allows you to transfer the photos from your memory card to your computer without tying up your camera during the process.
A reflector can act as another light source that bounces the available light where you want it to go.
Being able to trip the shutter on your camera without touching the camera can be a real asset in a variety of situations.
Viewing your camera LCD in bright daylight conditions can be a challenge. Using a dedicated loupe can make the job much easier.
While there is no single perfect bag for all occasions there is a wide range of bags to choose from to meet your specific needs.
From microfiber cloths to air blowers there are a few essential tools that should always live in your bag.
There are a number of tools you can use while shooting to get a more accurate white balance setting.
A scrim is a light shaping tool that can soften harsh daylight.
From the pop-up flash on your camera to an external speedlight, there are a number of ways to add light to your scene.
RC and Pete close out the class with a few tips on where to learn more.
Rafael Concepcion (RC) is an education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne, and the co-host of Layers TV - The How To Podcast For Everything Adobe. An Adobe Certified Instructor in…
Pete Collins is a "Photoshop Guy" with KelbyOne. He's a designer and photographer who has extensive wedding, events, stock, commercial, portraits experience. Not just an eye for grabbing a great…