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I’ve been blogging for the better part of 8 years now! It’s crazy to think that its been that long but when you love what you do, it goes by so fast. Of course there are times when I get burnt out and take a short blogging hiatus but doesn’t everyone at some point?

Since I have been on this blogging journey for so long, I thought it only fitting to share all my best tips and tricks with you. I get a ton of questions daily about this and photography so this is where I send everyone for the answers!

If you have any questions not answered here, be sure to check out my FAQ page or send me a message and I might just create another post about it!

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Lexar Professional 64GB SD Cards

Because you can’t take pictures without them and these ones are fast and large enough for shooting 1080p video when I do the random food video post.

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HP OfficeJet Printer

This printer is wireless so I can print from my laptop without plugging anything in and it connects to my iPhone and AirPrint so I can print from my phone, it scans multiple pages at once, and I can print on both front and back without pulling out the paper and reloading.

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Professional Cleaning Kit for DSLR

Your camera is bound to get dirty and dust on it… that’s just what happens. This is the little tool-set I use to get it clean without scratching or ruining my lenses or camera body.

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Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II

With all the traveling we’ve been doing lately, I decided to invest in a better travel camera. I did a ton of research and this is the one I found and absolutely love. You can control it in manual mode and it takes amazing photos. Plus, it’s small enough to fit in my crossbody purse.

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Wireless Shutter Remote Release

Want to take a selfie or get in the photo with your family or take a long exposure without risking camera shake… get a remote. It’s an intervalometer so you can set it to take multiple photos without having to push the button each time. Just set the time between each and press the play button.

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Lighting Reflector/Diffuser Kit

When the sun is just a little too harsh, I’ll use this to soften it. Or if there isn’t enough sun or light from artificial lighting, I’ll use one of the other filters it comes with to bounce the light back onto the food I’m shooting. It’s the prefect size.

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Laptop Sleeve

New laptop calls for a new sleeve to keep it safe. This one is perfect because it’s lined with super thick fleece and has a 2 zipper pockets for the laptop pen and charger.

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Camera Purse

The purse is perfect for carrying exactly what I need when just going out to shoot with friends, or shoot at a restaurant, or just do some street shooting. It has a ridiculous amount of pockets for all the little things and has padded bottom, sides, and inserts to protect your camera body and lenses. It comes with two straps: one for carrying crossbody and the other to carry as a regular purse.

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Canon Rebel T6i

I absolutely love this camera. It takes amazing photographs and also does full 1080p video recording for the off-chance that I actually record a recipe video.

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Extra Battery Pack

I am notorious for forgetting to check my battery level before taking the camera out with me. So I always make sure that I carry my spare battery, that is fully charged, in my bag in case I’m shooting and the camera dies.

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