Now that you’ve built a business and gained some tips and techniques to working with clients and writing a pitch—hopefully leading to a signed contract—you’ll want to think about what kind of gear you may need to shoot and edit your projects. You don’t need to break the bank to get professional results. A basic gear package with a Canon DSLR can yield strong cinematic results.1 You can get professional results with minimum gear if your production house is on a tight budget.

For some people, throwing a lot of money at a problem is the only way to find a solution—but this isn’t usually the best option. Being challenged with limited gear can result in creative solutions that ...

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