An Amateur Photography Equipment

Let me remind you that I am just an amateur photographer. I refer to myself as an amateur photographer because I’m still learning!
For the moment, I am learning Food Photography and love it.
I started a long time ago with a Minolta, I didn’t have half of the equipment I do now. I took pictures of my kids until they see my camera and run away …
The key is that you’re always learning and practicing.
In one of my courses, I took pictures outside and that day was sunny but oh! so cold, my fingers were freezing, you cannot take a photo with gloves on !! Never again.

Some of the equipment I used on road trips and others in my travel.
Photography equipment isn’t one-size-fits-all, so just because something works for me doesn’t mean it will be right for you.
The equipment is only as good as the experience behind it. Even if you have the best or more expensive camera, that doesn’t mean you will have great photos. Choose the right camera for you.
More choice is always good, but too much leads to confusion.
Go wandered in your local camera store or browse online for information. I usually look online to see what is in my price range and after I like to talk to someone in a store. You can ask all the questions you want.
I will not tell you what to buy, it will depend on what are you going to do with it. Vacation photos only, food photography, close up etc.

My Cameras

I have an old DSLR Canon Rebel T2I that works perfectly a Mirrorless camera Canon M50 and a Point and shoot Olympus.



Mirrorless cameras are often sought after for their lightweight, compact bodies, making them desirable for travel.

Mirrorless cameras consist of a single, removable lens and a digital display but no reflex mirror. As a result, when light passes through the lens, it travels straight onto a sensor and it’s then processed and displayed.

In terms of lens mounts and attachments, you are limited in your choice.

This camera makes beautiful quality images.

Awesome HD video capabilities

And built-in WiFi sharing.



Alternatively, a digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) has a reflex mirror inside that bounces light into an optical viewfinder. With this camera style, you can see exactly what you’re capturing through the viewfinder.

The main benefit of a DSLR camera is the versatility, quality, and lens compatibility you can use with it.

The DLSR is a heavy camera to travel with, in my opinion. Maybe the professional will say otherwise!!

I love my DLSR, but to travel and walk all day with the weight, is too much for me now.



The EOS M50 is a compact interchangeable lens camera for aspiring photographers and vloggers looking for an easy way to boost the quality of their photos and videos. With clear, high-resolution 4K UHD 24p video, you can capture the incredible details and cinematic moments of your life at home or wherever your adventures take you. Snap vibrant, eye-catching photos with a 24.1 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS Sensor using the built-in Electronic Viewfinder or Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD that’s also perfect for vlogging so you can see what you’re recording without having the screen prevent you from adding an external microphone and/or tripod. Thanks to the fast and improved Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus system, you can quickly lock focus on your subject to make sure you don’t miss the action


The Canon EOS Rebel T2i brings professional EOS features into an easy to use, lightweight digital SLR that’s a joy to use. Featuring a class-leading 18.0 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor and increased light sensitivity for low light photography, the EOS Rebel T2i also has an advanced HD Movie mode for gorgeous Full HD movies. Able to capture up to 3.7 frames per second, it’s ready to go the minute it’s picked up. Advanced Live View, a new wide-area screen, plus features like Canon’s brilliant Auto Lighting Optimizer and Highlight Tone features ensure brilliant photos and movies, easily. With some of the most advanced features of any digital SLR, it’s simply the best Rebel Canon has ever created.


Olympus 10x super wide features a 24-240mm equivalent zoom and stands out from most of today’s other Olympus announcements by being based around a 16MP, stabilized CCD sensor. It also offers a very good 460k dot LCD.

A simple, one-touch button allows you to record video clips with excellent clarity in high-definition, right from your camera. With sophisticated AF tracking, you can have confidence in capturing fast-moving subjects like kids & pets. Simply preview and share all of your images on a large 3.0-inch, high-resolution LCD. This camera’s beauty is more than skin deep.

And To Finish Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is nothing to be disappointed about.  The multiple lenses’ perform reasonably well in good lighting, except perhaps trying to use the ultra-wide lens indoors, which didn’t work out so well.

My Lenses

Canon ultrasonic EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6

This EF-S lens brings true wide-angle to tele coverage to EOS 20D and Digital Rebel shooters. It has Canon’s Image Stabilization system, allowing safe hand-holding at speeds up to three stops slower than otherwise possible. And of course, it’s optically optimized for digital SLRs. A ring-type USM means both fast and silent AF, as well as full-time manual focus when in the AF mode.

Compact, lightweight design with a 5x zoom ratio — 28 to 135mm equivalent

Excellent optical quality: Aspheric element with two Aspherical surfaces utilized

Close-focusing to 1.15 feet — at 135mm, fills the frame with subject 3 x 4.4 inches

Ring-type Ultrasonic motor for superior AF performance; allows full-time MF

Image Stabilization extends the lens’s usefulness in low-light levels

Circular aperture design — natural highlights, even stopped down two stops

Non-rotating front element; lens length does not change during zooming

EF-S lens mount — exclusively for EOS 20D and Digital Rebel bodies

EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro A thoroughly modern design that’s optimized for select Canon EOS digital SLRs. Its angle of view is equivalent to a 96mm lens on a 35mm camera, with a floating optical system that can focus down to full life-size (1:1) magnification. Inner focusing, driven by a silent and powerful ring-type USM, means the lens’ overall length never changes during focus. This lens is a wonderful multi-purpose lens that’s equally at home shooting macro shots, portraits or available-light photos.

True flat-field macro lens that can focus to full life-size magnification

Fill the frame with a subject the size of a penny

Working distance of nearly 4 inches from front of lens to subject at 1x

Canon’s shortest focal length macro lens ever with fully internal focusing

Accepts both MR-14EX Macro Ring Lite and MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite

Circular aperature design – natural highlights, even stopped down two stops

Optimized for digital SLRs: special coatings to minimize reflections and flare

Canon 18-150mm

Canon’s first EF-M high zoom power lens covering a broad range of shooting scenes with a high zoom ratio of up to 8.3x (29-240mm equivalent). Zoom in to catch even the glass panels on a skyscraper. Your best friend in front of a magnificent canyon, and a close-up of their face. Capture all of this and more, with just one lens. As expected from such a versatile tool, it’s correspondingly compact and lightweight so it’s easy to take with you for trips or daily snapshots. Whether you’re capturing scenery abroad or a picture of your pet at home, the advanced optical design helps provide excellent image quality with virtually every situation and subject. Perfect for anyone wanting a single lens that can help them step up and capture any moment that comes their way.

The EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3  is a compact, stylish zoom lens for EOS M series digital cameras. A special retraction mechanism shortens the length of the lens to just 1.76 inches (44.5mm) when the camera is off, to help make carrying and storing the lens and camera even easier. The quiet stepping motor (STM) design helps ensure low-noise, focusing that’s ideal for recording movies. The 35mm-equivalent 24-72mm range combines a wide-angle for landscapes and big group photos, with a telephoto zoom for close-ups and detailed headshots. Carefully designed lens placement and special Canon coatings help keep ghosting and other lens flares from your images. The integral image stabilization (up to 3.5 stops faster) can help capture sharp images, even in low light and while taking panoramas.

Viltrox mount adapter ef-eos m

EF-EOS M Mount Adapter is designed for Canon EF lens to Canon mirrorless camera. By adapter mounting it can achieve functions of autofocus and adjustable aperture EFEOS M2 Mount Adapter is designed for EF lens to be used on Canon mirrorless camera, compatible with the drive system of Canon lens. It can support lens AF function with the metal contacts. Covering a wide range of focal length, it is suitable for varieties of shooting scenes and achieve professional imaging findings.

It work very nice with my Mirrorless camera and rebel 2TI lens.

Arm Extension
Arm Extension for Food Photography
My Tripod

My Bags

This HUGE Lowepro can carry all my pieces of equipment.  I use it around town or travelling by car. I find it too big to lug on vacation by plane.

Big bag for my cameras

This is my go-to purse/camera bag.  A travelon bag with a secure latch to close it.  It carries only what I need for my vacation by plane.

See what’s Inside my travel bag!!

travel bag

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