I purchased this in July of 2018 and love the high-quality photos and small size. I use it mostly for my client photography.


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This little tri-pod has been on so many adventures with us! I toss it in my carry-on for trips and love that it's compact and easy to store on-the-go and at home! 


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This little remote allows you to fire off photos or start and stop videos on your phone from a distance. One of the best ones I've used.


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1. Foamboard (pack of 10 sheets 20"x30")

2. PVC Seamless Backdrop (comes in assorted colors, you might also want this stand if you don't have a way to secure it)

3. Travel Tripod (comes with Smartphone Mount), also great for use at home
4. Dolica 62-inch Tripod - a professional tripod, works well with the extension arm

5. Tri-Pod Extension Arm - attaches to Tripod and with the use of an iPhone Camera Mount (not included) you can use it to get great overhead shots.

6. iPhone Mount for Tripods - use this to attach your iphone to any camera tripod (note that the Travel Tripod listed above includes a simpler one, this one is heavier duty and allows you to mount your camera in landscape or portrait mode)

7. Large Marble Desk Pad - Works great for photos! It's matte, so it looks more realistic than contact paper.

8. Selfie Stick

9. Brick Contact Paper

10. White Marble Contact Paper - dark veining

11. White Marble Contact Paper - light veining

12. Black Marble Contact Paper

13. Faux Wood Contact Paper

14. Joto Waterpoof Pouch for iPhone

15. Mounting Putty - perfect for getting props and supplies to stay where you want them.

16. Microfiber Cloths (pack of 12)

17. iPhone Lens Kit - I have this one but don't personally use lenses. the Micro lens is good for close-up shots (jewelry designer) and the fish-eye lens is good for getting a wide angle (realtor). 

18. Pro Lighting (this set is amazing. Includes 3 lights with  their stands, umbrellas and bulbs for $55)

19. Reflector

20. Remote Shutter (connects to your phone with bluetooth. Great when you're using your tripod for travel photos and don't want to have to use the timer)
21. Ring Light (used for makeup photos and tutorials)

22. Pantone Cards

23. Black Felt letterboard from Etsy (fun for quotes or delivering messages)

24. Set of Faux Succulents

25. Instax Camera 

The right equipment only does so much! 

Below is a list of the products I recommend for creating an affordable at-home studio along with some of my favorite supplies and props!

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