Choosing The Right Gear
Start your photography journey off right with knowing what gear is best for you.
Choosing the right gear can be complicated and confusing, especially when you may be just starting out. Learning the difference between full frame and cropped cameras and how they affect your work can be life changing in your photography journey. Your camera body matters, especially when it comes to choosing your lenses to keep in your bag - which by the way.. should I use zooms or prime? Clear the fog and get to know the facts when it comes to choosing the gear that’s right for you and your photography adventure.
Chelsea Cronkrite, of Bird + Bear Photography, is a documentary and lifestyle photographer based out of North Carolina. She is the mother to two beautiful, forest fairies and a red nosed, pitbull pup named Miller – she is also the wife to an electrician and the runner of her mountain top mini-farm. Aside from photographing and tending to the farm, Chelsea is an artist of her own kind – she enjoys singing and dancing, documenting her family travels to their hunting camp located in Georgia, creating all things crafty as well as drawing on chalkboards for local restaurants and small businesses. Chelsea’s favorite things include slowing down and spending time with her family, eating large amounts of pizza, taking pictures of all things nature, and drinking coffee at any time of the day while binge watching her favorite shows and movies. Chelsea is a contributing artist to Offset, DepositPhotos, Cavan Images, and has had work featured on blogs such as Looks Like Film.