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What is the minumim requirements or equipment needed to photograph a wedding ?

Most wedding photographers shoot with Canon or Nikon as these are the two most popular brands that also have a large selection of lenses to fit the various cameras they sell. A good camera capable of shooting with a minumin of 10 megapixels is desirable with the Nikon D300, D90, D700 and D3 cameras in the Nikon stable the most popular, and the Canon 30D, 40D 50D, 5D and 1D cameras in the canon stable the most popular. Most common or popular lenses are the 50 mm 1.2, 1.4 and 1.8 F stop lenses in both Nikon and Canon due to there good performance in low light conditions. The 24-70 F2.8 , 24-105, 100 and 105 macros as well as the 70-200 F2.8 are the most common and sought after weddibng lenses and are well suited for weddings. As well as the camera and lenses one needs a suitable flash. The nikon SB800/900 and canon 580Ex range work well. 

Other requirements needed:

Spare battery for your camera

Spare batteries for your flash

Spare cf/sd cards

Diffuser for your flash

Spare back up camera is desirable

Comfortable shoes - You will spend many hours on your feet

A suitable editing programme to edit your photos

A suitable computor with enough resources to handel your images for editing

If unsure what camera or lens you require if shooting a wedding, talk to us and we will ensure you have the correct equipment for the job. We also offer wedding packages at discounted rates to hiring individual items. You may want to try out a lens or camera before purchasing it, and then rather hire it, try it out before spending that large amunt of money.