The gear I use

With all the requests I get about gear, here’s the definitive collection of all the hardware and software I use.

I’m not super obsessed with gear, but I do make sure that the things I use are the best for me. Things that allow me to be the most efficient creative I can be.

Hopefully this list helps inspire your gear choices!

Camera gear

Camera accessories

Carry

Studio tech

MISC tech

Software

  • Lightroom - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Adobe Lightroom

    Used for photo organisation and 99.9% of my post processing.

  • Photoshop - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Adobe Photoshop

    Although I’ve used PS for well over a decade, now I only ever use it for object removal and touchups.

  • Final Cut Pro X - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Final Cut Pro X

    My video post production software of choice.

  • Sketch - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Sketch

    Used for UI design and mockups.

  • Things 3 - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Things 3

    My favourite way to track the things I need to do.

  • Apple Notes - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Apple Notes

    After having tried Evernote, Bear, and so many other apps, I keep coming back to Notes.

  • Ulysses - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Ulysses

    My favourite app for writing in.

  • Fantastical - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Fantastical

    The best calendar app for Mac/iOS.

  • Airmail - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Airmail

    My favourite email app. Great design, unified inboxes.

  • Apple pages - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Apple Pages

    What I use to make books.

  • Google Drive - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Google Drive

    I keep a complete backup of every image and every video I’ve ever taken.

  • Wordpress - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    WordPress

    My CMS of choice. I code all my websites from scratch while using WordPress as a backend.

  • Musicbed - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Musicbed

    Where I get royalty-free music from.

  • Campaign Monitor - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Campaign Monitor

    Beautiful email marketing.

  • Slack - Pat Kay Photography Gear

    Slack

    Probably the best communication app out there.

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