GET READY FOR
BACK TO SCHOOL
Get the camera gear & accessories you need to explore
your favourite subject or hobby this school season.
There are a lot of options when it comes to finding a new camera to head off to school with. Students studying subjects like culinary arts or fashion will likely want something that’s easy to use and still produces fantastic results to showcase their work in portfolios and online. Students studying photography, videography, art, or journalism will need higher res, more technically capable cameras to truly explore their art.
The Best Cameras for Students
Affordable, easy-to-use cameras that will help you learn the basics of photography. These cameras are great for beginners.
For Photography Majors
Higher res, more bells and whistles. These cameras will help you truly focus on your craft.
Besides the kit lens that your camera may come with, we recommend you consider these lenses which will help you cover any shot. There are some lenses you can’t go wrong with: a 50mm, a mid-range zoom and a telephoto lens.
Things you just can’t live without. These photography accessories will make it easy to carry your gear with you so your camera is there when you need it, and ready to go.
The extras that should be part of every student’s kit.
Frequently Asked Questions
Some kits and bundles come with a memory included, but generally speaking you will need to buy a memory card. Besides, having a second card is always a good idea!
A tripod will greatly improve your stability, especially if you plan on shooting in low light situations.
An entry-level DSLR or mirrorless camera will cost you between $500 -$1200, or possibly more, depending on what features you’re looking for.