I’ve been noticing something recently. As I gain more experience in photography, I carry less equipment to a client session. It’s not a conscious decision I’ve made at any point. It’s just sort of… happened. Furthermore, I’ve been noticing certain other professional photographers are doing the same thing.
If you read books, magazine articles or blog posts about a topic such as wedding photography, they’ll likely be filled with photographers bragging about how much equipment they carry, usually along with a photo of a stuffed kit bag or three. While this is great for kit envy and wowing your clients (and, to be fair, being prepared is clearly a good thing), I have to say that in most cases this is simply not necessary.Continue reading