Photography Equipment for Bloggers

If you are serious about blogging, you need to have the right equipment. This is especially true if you like to take great pictures for all your social media pages and for your blog. Getting the right photography equipment for bloggers will make your blogging more fun and profitable.

Photography Equipment for BloggersThere are so many social media sites available from Instagram, to Pinterest and Facebook. If you are trying to build a brand you need to be able to add images that will capture people’s attention.

When it comes to being a blogger, it is important to have some photography equipment that will get the job done. You want these items to make your job as a blogger easier and a lot more fun.

In this article, we look at the best photography equipment for bloggers and to make your pictures stand out.

Photography Equipment for Bloggers – Cameras

You want to make sure you have the best camera available so your images are properly focused. One of the best cameras for blogging is the Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera.

Sony a6500 Camera Features

  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor sensor with advanced processing up to ISO 51.200
  • Wide 425 phase-detection AF points, Fast 0.05 sec. AF acquisition
  • 5-axis in-body image stabilization steadies every lens. Silent Shooting.
  • Noise Reduction: Long exposure NR: On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second, High ISO NR: Normal/Low/Off
  • 11fps continuous shooting to 269 frames at 24.2MP with AE/AF tracking
  • 4K movie w/ 2.4x oversampling4, full pixel readout, no pixel binning


Camera Lens

A good camera is only as good as the lens. For the Sony a6500 that is the Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS. This lens has an outstanding resolution and contrast throughout the zoom range thanks to advanced optical design. It incorporates two ED glass elements and three aspherical elements. From wide-angle to medium telephoto, this power zoom lens covers approximately a 6x zoom range with a constant F4 aperture.

Sony SELP18105G E PZ Lens Features

  • High-performance E-mount lens with excellent contrast; Minimum Aperture (F): 22
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.48 (Wide)-3.12 ft (Tele), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.11x, Focal Length : 18-105 mm
  • Versatile 27-158mm (35mm equiv.) zoom range. The angle of view (APS-C): 76°- 15°
  • Constant F4 maximum aperture throughout the zoom range. Filter diameter (mm):72 mm
  • It is recommended that you use a lens hood to reduce flare and ensure maximum image quality
  • Focal Length (mm) 11/16 – 4-1/8 35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C) 1-1/16 – 6-3/16 inches


Photography Equipment for Bloggers – Other Equipment

If you plan on doing a lot of talking into the camera while you are taking videos, or you plan on doing cooking demonstrations, you will need a tripod. One of the easiest tripods for a DSLR camera is the JOBY GorillaPod Focus Tripod.

JOBY GorillaPod Focus Tripod Features

  • The rubberized foot grips, wrappable legs, and stainless steel plates ensure your stands strong on the toughest terrain.
  • The tripod is easy to maneuver and has precise positioning with a 360 panning and 90.
  • The tripod can secure equipment up to 11 pounds to any surface.
  • Weighing about 3 lbs. you can take this anywhere.
  • Made of durable ABS plastic, stainless steel, TPE, and Zinc-Aluminum.


GoPro HERO5 Black

If you are planning adventures underwater, skydiving or anything else that requires a tough camera then the GoPro Hero5 is that camera.

GoPro HERO5 Features

  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meters) without a housing
  • Preview and playback your shots, change settings and trim your footage, all on your GoPro


If you plan on doing some serious diving you will probably need to get a Waterproof Case for the GoPro Hero5. With this case, you will be able to use your GoPro to record underwater activity to 45 meters or 147 feet without worrying about leaks. The case will also ensure that you get clear and vivid images.

Another good accessory to have for the GoPro is a tripod/stick. The three in one design means that this can be used as a camera grip, extension arm or tripod for ultra versatility and a variety of shots. The GoPro 3-Way Grip, Arm, Tripod makes the job of using the GoPro much easier.

Seagate Portable 2TB External Hard Drive

If you are planning on taking a lot of videos and pictures while you are traveling, you might want to consider a hard drive so you can dump your memory card. This way you have more room to take more videos and pictures.

The Seagate Portable External Hard Drive offers 2TB of storage. As well it is designed to work with Windows or Mac computers. This external hard drive makes backup a snap.

Multi-function Waterproof DSLR Camera Backpack

Photography Equipment for BloggersIf you are going to be doing a lot of traveling you want to make sure that you have something to put all your equipment in, but more importantly make sure your equipment is safe while you are wearing the backpack.

The Multi-function Waterproof Anti-shock SLR/ DSLR Camera Backpack offers multi-functional compartments. It provides a versatile organization of camera gear and tablets.

As well the double waist belt organizer fits all Smartphones. There is a removable, padded camera box with storm-flap closure and grab handles.

The backpack offers customizable storage for a complete camera kit. You can remove it to convert the bag into a fully functional daypack.

This backpack offers so much in the way of storage. It fits a DSLR camera with an attached lens (up to 18-55mm zoom), 1-2 extra lenses or flashes, a tablet, and personal items.

You can also store a CSC with an attached kit lens, 2-3 extra lenses or flashes, tablet, and personal items or a GoPro camera, accessories, 15-inch laptop and more.

Keep your camera equipment, laptop, clothes and other stuff safe and organized. This DSLR camera backpack is very good for a trip or a weekend of photography.

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