We believe there is so much more to wedding photography & cinematography than just nice equipment. However, that is not to say your wedding photographer & cinematographer shouldn’t have great equipment. From having a background in production, we know how having the best equipment can take our artistic vision to the next level.  Here is a list of the professional equipment we use. Besides the equipment listed below, we have a variety of tripods, filters, and other accessories.

Camera Systems

Starting with camera bodies, our studio uses the most current and high-performing wedding photography & cinematography cameras available to date. We don't believe one company is better than the other, with each company and camera having different qualities that make them perfect for different scenarios. Each of our master photographers & cinematographers are equipped with one of the following primary cameras.

Camera bodies we use:

1. Canon 5D Mark IV (primary camera body)
2. Canon 1DX Mark II (backup camera body)
3. Canon 5DSR (primary camera body)
4. Sony A7R3 (primary camera body)
5. Sony A7R2 (backup camera body)
6. Sony A73 (backup camera body)
6. Nikon D850 (primary camera body)
7. Nikon D810 (backup camera body)


1. Canon C200 Mark II (primary camera body)
2. Canon 1DX Mark II (primary camera body)
3. Canon 5D Mark IV (backup camera body)
4. Sony FS7 Mark II (primary camer body)
5. Sony FS5 Mark II (backup camera body)
6. Sony A7S2 (backup camera body)
7. Sony A73 (backup camera body)
8. Nikon D850 (backup camera body)


Lenses are just as important as the body of our camera in order to capture the best sharpness, contrast and saturation a camera can achieve. We only purchase high-end quality lenses that are used in the most professional commercial applications. Each lens has it's own characteristics and accomplishes specifically different tasks which is necessary for us to document your wedding day. Here is a list of some of our lenses:

Lenses we use:

1. Canon 70-200mm F/2.8 L IS II USM Telephoto Lens
2. Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
3. Canon 50mm F/1.2 USM Lens
4. Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Wide Angle Lens
5. Canon EF 8-15mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens
6. Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L USM II Wide Angle Lens
6. Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens
7. Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens
8. Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens
9. Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens
10. Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens
11. Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens
12. Nikon AF Zoom-NIKKOR 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Lens
13. Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Lens
14. Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens
15. Nikon AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED Lens 


Lighting is a key factor in creating a successful image.  Lighting determines not only brightness and darkness, but also tone, mood and the atmosphere.  Therefore it is necessary to control and manipulate light correctly in order to get the best texture, vibrancy of colour and luminosity in each image.  We use professional studio lighting equipment and remote triggering systems to distribute shadow and highlights which create stylized, professional, and timeless photographs.  

Lighting we use:

1. Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Flash 
2. Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight
3. Profoto A1 AirTTL-C Studio Light
4. Profoto B1 and B2
5. Lowel GL-1
6. MagMod System
7. Gary Fong Lightsphere


One of the most exciting developments in photography & cinematography is the drone – high flying cameras that enable you to capture unique viewpoints from up above. We are licensed and insured and use the best industry standard drones to take your wedding photos and wedding film to new cinematic heights.

Drones we use:

1. DJI Phantom 4 Pro
2. DJI Inspire 2 X7
3. DJI Matrice 600 Pro

We would love to discuss your special day!

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