7 Best DSLR Camera Accessories for Beginners
I love to say that the photography game is all about vision, creativity, and talent. However, it’s the part of processing and besides this, you need the right accessories to get the best results. There are various camera accessories for beginners that you need to consider while taking up photography. To evolve your photography, you need to line up a large array of accessories according to the situation. Once you have purchased your camera, alongside you also need to have photography essentials. To make things easier and save your time, I have compiled the best DSLR camera accessories for beginners. You can also say, it’s a “must-have” list.
- Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
- Manfrotto 190*Pro4
- Peak Design Everyday Messenger 13 V2
- Think Tank Digital Holster 10 v2.0
- Hahnel Modus 600RT Mk II
- Hoya PRO1 Digital Circular PL
- Rode VideoMic Go
Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list regularly when new DSLR Camera Accessories are launched.
Canon RF 24 lens offers an RF lens for R-series mirrorless cameras. The compact f/4 lens produces sharp images. Also, autofocus is paired with an advanced AF system that delivers great performance. It is equipped with an amazing 5 stop image stabilization system, so it’s perfect for traveling where you can’t carry a tripod for the shoot. The convenient lens provides a tempting zoom range and high image quality.
- Mount: Canon RF
- Autofocus: Ultrasonic (nano)
- Optical stabilizer: 5-stop
- Filter size: 77mm
- Dimensions: 83.5×107.3mm
- Weight: 700g
Manfrotto is a sturdy and rigid tripod having Xpro rock-solid ball head. Every photograph can afford this wonderful all-rounder tripod. It can reach up to the lofty height of 175cm and shrink to a height of 57cm. Tripod is perfect for night shots, macro shots, long-exposure seascapes, and more. It provides stability which is not possible with a handheld grip and delivers pin-sharp shots.
- Material: Aluminum
- Leg sections: 4
- Max load (legs/head): 10/7kg
- Max height (with head): 175cm
- Folded height: 57cm
- Weight (with head): 2.6kg
Peak Design is a super stylish camera bag to hold all your gear. You can carry it anywhere for protection and easy accessibility of all equipment. This camera bag has an iconic design in the world of camera bags. It has a smart briefcase look, and you can pack all of your camera gear comfortably. The bag is modified to accommodate all your specific gear in every scenario.
- Dimensions: 30x18x47cm
- Weight: 2.2kg
- Lenses: 4
- Raincover/ hip belt/ tripod storage: Yes
- Laptop compartment: 13in
- Tablet compartment: No
Think tank digital holster is one of my favorite camera holsters and it’s available in different seven sizes. Its handy holsters are packed with clever features for carrying a camera and pair of lenses. It has a slip-over rain cover, grab handle, oversized belt loop, and removable strap which can easily attach to your strap. You can attach everything from a medium-sized camera to a super-telephoto zoom lens.
- Internal dimensions : 160x100x152-210mm
- Weight: 400g
- Alternative sizes: 6
- Removable shoulder strap: Yes
- Belt loop/top handle/divider: Yes
- Additional pockets: 3
Hahnel Modus provides an image with a creative effect with ambient light in a low light shoot. You can use this powerful and portable lighting option for both photography and videography. The dedicated flash is packed with valuable features and a long-lasting lithium-ion battery. This is available in different variants, so you can buy the flashgun or the wireless kit including a hot-shoe mounting Viper Radio Frequency transmitter.
- Compatible with: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm
- Bounce: -7 to 90 degrees
- Swivel: 180/180
- Zoom range: 20-200mm
- Wide-angle diffuser: 14mm
- Dimensions: 64 x 76 x 190mm
Photo editing software has evolved a lot to apply creative effects to photos but still, it can’t replace the physical camera filters. Polarizers intensify the reflection of the glossy, painted, and water surface. It’s the best option for beginners who are looking for a cheaper filter and great quality as well. It’s digital multi-coated to minimize lens ghosting and flares caused due to reflections. Its ultra-thin filter frame is featured with a Low Profile Frame to avoid wide-angle lens vignetting.
- Weight: 66g
- Material: Glass
- Coating: Digital multi-coat
- Brand: Hoya
- Dimension : 0.39 x 0.39 x 0.39 cm
Rode VideoMic is a good option for budget-conscious beginners. In videography, not just video but the audio quality is also equally important. It’s an affordable video mic and can mount over a hot-shoe with a shock mount to effectively record the sound. It’s featured with a socket for plug-in-power so it doesn’t require a battery and there is a foam windscreen to minimize the wind noise.
- Transducer type: Condenser
- Form: Shotgun
- Polar pattern: Supercardioid
- Frequency response: 100Hz-16KHz
- Power source: None (plug-in power)
- Supplied windscreen: Foam
The best DSLR camera accessories for beginners listed are based on my experience updated according to 2021. Hopefully, the tripod, lens, filter, holster, video mic, flash, and camera bag would set the perfect shoot for you whenever or wherever you want. These accessories would definitely smoothen your journey from beginner to a professional photographer. These accessories altogether would help you to create unique photos and videos which would be impossible otherwise. Explore the universal photography language well!