Photography Gear ZAC and ZAC
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Below is an itemised list and brief description of the equipment we use on most photography shoots. We each have our own set of photographic gear which is why there are two sets of almost everything. There isn’t enough space to display everything here but this is the core…

  1.  iPhone : Track sun, check and record notes, stay connected, backup Camranger controller.
  2. Warming and cooling gels : Light temperature control.
  3. Tape :  Marking safe zone around tripod, taping odds and ends.
  4. Triggers and receivers : Camera flash control.
  5. Cable pouches : Prevents tangling keeps cables neat and tidy.
  6. Colour checker card : Allows for accurate colour correction.
  7. Colour Wheel : Styling tool to colour match objects and accessories.
  8. White and black sheets : Multiple purpose for blocking and reflecting light.
  9. AA & AAA battery charger
  10. Nikon camera battery chargers
  11. Lightbulbs : Control colour temperature and correct mismatching light fixtures.
  12. Walkie-Talkie : Stay connected to assistants.
  13. Lens cleaning kit : Clean glass = Clean shot.
  14. Polarising Lenses : Removes unwanted reflections.
  15. Nikon 35mm f/2.8 PC Lens : Great for low distortion and perspective correction.
  16. Samyang 24mm f/3.5 Tilt-Shift Lens : Tilt shift lens for most occasions.
  17. Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4 Lens : When you need more in shot.
  18. Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens : Good all round versatile lens.
  19. CamRanger : Alter camera settings & capture multiple shots without touching the camera.
  20. Speedlights : Accent lighting.
  21. Speedlight Grids : Controls speedlight beam angle.
  22. Tape Measure: Aligning furniture and accessories accurately.
  23. Windproof umbrella : Exterior shooting in Scotland.
  24. Shoot through umbrella : Interior ambient flash.
  25. iLux Summit Flash-head battery
  26. iLux Summit Flash-head : Cable free 600W powerhouse light.
  27. Nikon D850 camera bodies : Core camera.
  28. Nikon D800 camera bodies : Backup camera.
  29. iPad : Used as Camranger remote controller.
  30. Macbook Pro : Approve shots, test edits, and backup images.
  31. Battery Grip : Extra power when needed.
  32. Camera Batteries
  33. Bose speaker : Music to create a more pleasant shooting atmosphere.
  34. Mini-tripods : Gets the camera low and stable on work tops and tight spaces.
  35. Manfrotto 055XPROB Tripod : Core Tripod.
  36. Light stand : Holds speedlights and iLux Summit Flash-head.
  37. Large Manfrotto 161MK2  Tripod : When height is essential.