25 Essential DSLR Camera Accessories

Posted by on February 29, 2012

Anyone who has ever bought a DSLR camera knows what it is like to face the enormous array of accessories available to soup up their new contraption. While this may be a good thing to experienced photographers, if you are new to the game it can be easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices. For this very reason we are going to go over 25 essential DSLR camera accessories that you will undoubtedly find yourself needing at one point or another.


Balance Grey Card Set

Although shooting RAW and adjusting your white balance later on is a possibility, what if you want to shoot JPEG? Besides, if you are trying to get everything perfect right from the get go, you need some kind of grey card to check the white balance.


Mini Softbox for Speedlight

Everyone into digital photography knows how much better diffused light can make your photos look. It gives your models a more pleasing look and eliminates harsh shadows. The problems is that a huge softbox can be a pain to always lug around with you. So how about a mini softbox?



Nobody wants to see spots on their photos. If it does start happening though, you want to have ablower laying around. This method of cleaning your camera is highly preferable to anything requiring you to touch the lens.


Light Reflector

In situations where flash is just not going to work, like outdoors on a sunny day or while doing some portraits, having a set of light reflectors can be very beneficial.


Lens Pen

If your blower is still not getting the dust off your lens, don’t panic. The lens pen should do the trick. It has two sides, one with a brush to the clean the dust off your lens and the other with a cleaning tip for everything else.