What kind of camera gear do we take to every photo session and wedding?

We get asked about our gear, so I am finally making a blog about what we all bring in our bag to weddings & sessions for Natural Intuition Photography. What kind of camera gear do we carry with us!?

First, know that you DO NOT need the best of the best equipment as a photograph! We buy most of our gear used, as we love, or save money when we can! Make sure you know who you are buying from, as some scammers are out there! I buy from friends mostly when they upgrade.

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Our full camera gear list:

  • 3 Nikon 750’s (I shoot with 2 & Justin shoots with 1)
    • We also have 2 750s as backups
  • 2 Nikon 50mm 1.4
  • Nikon 85mm 1.8
  • Sigma 24mm 1.4
  • Nikon 70-200mm
  • Nikon 24-70mm
  • 3 Nikon Flashes – 700, 800 & 910
  • Pelican 0915 Memory Card Case for 12 SD filled with cards
  • 20 extra flash batteries – rechargeable
  • 6 extra camera batteries
  • Instax Camera for selfies with our clients
  • HoldFast Money Maker camera strap for me
  • Black Rapid for Justin camera strap
  • Pelican Rolling Camera Case
  • Holdfast Quiver that attaches to my Money Maker
  • Plastic Bags for the camera on sprinkly rain days
  • Fabric cloths to wipe camera glass

That’s it all – all our camera gear that we bring with us on all sessions, weddings, and destination weddings too!

When we travel, we only bring one camera body & the 50mm, 85mm & 24mm. I’ve tried only getting one lens and hated it so much I HAVE to bring all three!

When I first started I couldn’t afford to have this much camera gear!

I started with one camera body & 2 lenses! I rented the 2nd camera for most weddings, as it was cheaper this way. I have to admit I am not the easiest on my gear! I show wear for sure! Most of our weddings are outdoors, and we have to climb trees, walk through tall grass, or hike a bit. So it gets beat up quickly. But when it stops working, I send it in to get fixed!


Start small, and grow as you grow! Don’t worry about having new camera gear every year as some do. We upgrade every 3+ years! Or we get our equipment cleaned and fixed. Depending on our budget! You can even rent and try before you buy too!

Questions? Ask me!