Following on from last week’s video share from Mark Denney “Which Landscape Photography Camera Should You Buy?“, I thought I’d also share his video on affordable landscape photography accessories.
These are, of course, Mark’s opinions and not mine. I’d be interested to know your thoughts and if you have any to add to this list.
In the video, Mark mentions these accessories in order of price, starting at number 13.
TOP 13 Landscape Photography Accessories under $100
13. Samsung 500GB SSD at $87.99
While the Samsung 500GB SSD doesn’t have massive storage, it is perfect for travel because of its size and portability. It’s lightweight and durable and fits in your pocket.
12. NRS Boundary Socks – $84.95
NRS Boundary Socks are water socks and keep your feet warm and dry when standing in water. They have a seal around the top so that water cannot enter the top. These are also handy for getting better shots because you can get into the water and shoot from better angles.
11. Vallerret Photography Gloves – $79.95
The Vallerret Photography Gloves are perfect for photographers because the thumb and forefinger tips flip back to allow you to adjust your camera controls while still keeping your hands warm and dry. They also have a non-slip surface on the palm so that you can grip your camera confidently.
10. Hoya Circular Polarizer – $53
This Hoya Circular Polarizer is a great option if you are on a budget. The quality is high and the results are great. You may not always use it, but they are great to have.
9. Black Diamond Headlamp – $38
This Black Diamond Headlamp is great for when you are shooting sunrises and sunsets, blue hour, astrophotography and you have to hike in and out of places in the dark, and set up your camera in low light. Having it on your head leaves your hands free. The headlamp is also super-bright – with 3 levels of brightness.
8. Tripod Spikes – $20-$96
Tripod Spikes are great for digging your tripod into the surface to give your tripod extra stability.
7. Pelican SD Card Case – $33.99
The Pelican SD Card Case is tough, durable, and waterproof. It fits several cards safely. It protects one of the most important parts of your gear because that is where your photos are stored.
6. Shimoda Small Accessory Case – $24.95
The Shimoda small accessory case is ideal for storing your extra camera batteries, chargers cables, and anything related to power. It has a clear plastic side so that you can see exactly what is in the case too. The fact that it is bright blue means that you can find it easily in your suitcase or backpack.
5. Small Moleskin Case – $19.95
The Small Moleskin Case can be used for keeping tools, such as Allen keys, flathead screwdrivers, or backup tripod plates.
4. Backpack Rain Cover – $5-$25
Backpack Rain Covers are ideal for covering your backpack and also for covering your camera when it is set up ready to take shots near waterfalls or if it is rainy. Shower caps are also a good solution for covering your camera in the rain.
3. Think Tank Red Whips (10) – $9.94
The Think Tank Red Whips are amazing cable ties for keeping your cables organized.
2. Giottos Rocket Blower – $8.00
All photographers should have one of these. The Giottos Rocket Blower is perfect for blowing the dust off your lens and camera. It’s strong and
1. Zeiss Microfibre Cloth – $7.90
The Zeiss Microfibre Cloth is ideal for cleaning your lenses and filters.
Do you have anything to add to this list? If so, please share in the comments below.
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