36 - Camera kits for event, portrait and landscape photographers

Photo by  Suzanne Clements

Photography gear isn't cheap, so a lot of careful thought goes into building a camera kit. We give our recommendations for the best cameras and lenses for a new photographer to start with, based on what you want to shoots.

Events kits

Nikon D7200 w/ 24-120 ƒ4G 

Nikon D5300 w/ 50mm 1.8

Canon 7D II w/ 24-105mm 4.0 with 430EX flash

Canon 6D w/ Sigma 50mm 1.4 and 70-200mm 2.8 IS II


RAW file with some edits

Same RAW file edited with Lumenzia curves, one for highlights and one for shadows

Final LR edit with specific color modifications and additional tone curve adjustments. -15 clarity and 0 added sharpening.