Ultimate photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021

TikTok and Instagram are the go-to platforms for influencers. To post timely content, you need to act fast. We're presenting the photography gadget guide every TikTok and Instagram influencer needs to read.

Ultimate photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021
Ultimate photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021

If you’re a TikTok or Instagram influencer, you need portable photography gear and know how convenient it is to have it in your kit. Since you shoot most of your content from your phone, you’ll want to upgrade your mobile photography setup with the items in our photography gadget guide.

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No matter how you shoot your TikTok content or fast-paced Instagram Reels, this guide has something to make your influencer journey as smooth as can be. From lenses to gimbals to specific phone mounts or portable vlogging cameras, today’s digest is a dedicated photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021.

1. The Fjorden iPhone camera grip offers better camera controls for professional shots. It’s an item on our photography gadget guide that you’ll want to hold on to.

Ultimate photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021
Fjordern iPhone camera grip in black

This pocketable camera accessory connects to your iPhone to provide more advanced camera controls and deliver professional-looking images and videos. You won’t need a separate DSLR camera thanks to the customized control dial, multifunction button, 2-stage shutter button, and zoom level.

You can preorder yours from Indiegogo starting from about $186.

2. The smartphone clamp and on-camera microphone makes the Sennheiser MKE 200 Mobile Kit super convenient for vlogging on the go.

Sennheiser MKE 200 mobile kit demo

This gadget features a directional on-camera microphone that adds focus and detail to your recordings. As a result, you’ll capture all the sounds that you want your TikTok or Instagram viewers to hear. The microphone also comes with an integrated windscreen and shock mount. It’s an item in our photography gadget guide that you’re sure to love.

You can get yours directly from the official website for $129.95.

3. Next up in our photography gadget guide is the Sony ZV E10 vlog camera, which has interchangeable lenses to make your videos even more impressive.

Ultimate photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021
Sony ZV E10 vlog camera in use

This camera features wide-angle, fixed focal length, macro, and telephoto lenses. So you can easily rely on it to capture stunning details, ranging from a wide-view city skyline to a highly detailed closeup of a rose. Best of all, you get one-touch control for background blurring and simple-to-use slow and quick motion effects.

You can preorder yours from the official website for $699.99.

4. If you are looking for better in-camera audio, go for the Sennheiser MKE 400 shotgun microphone.

Ultimate photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021
Sennheiser MKE 400 shotgun microphone being used on the go

This microphone comes with improved in-camera audio for both DLSR/Ms and mobile devices. Using an acoustic interference tube, it offers a super-cardioid polar pattern to pick up sound from the direction the camera faces. And it won’t bother with any other distracting noise. With a shock-mounted capsule, it doesn’t capture much handling sound, and the microphone housing has a wind-protection design. It’s one of the best gadgets in our photography gadget guide.

You can get yours from the official website for $199.95.

5. The Anker iPhone LED Flash has four times longer range than the iPhone flash camera.

Ultimate photography gadget guide for TikTok and Instagram influencers in 2021
Anker iPhone LED flash product in focus

With its silicone diffuser, this iPhone LED flash gives you softer, more natural light with every shot. Furthermore, with just one charge, you get 50 minutes of use. In fact, the Dual Flash and Flashlight modes give you the freedom to experiment and develop your own style. There’s also the integrated Lightning cable that gives you zero lag. 

You can get yours from Amazon for $34.99.

6. If you are shooting in dim light conditions, the GoPro Light Mod LED camera light gives you up to four levels of brightness.

GoPro Light Mod LED camera light in a product photoshoot

This compact LED light has up to 4 levels of brightness and can reach 200 lumens. In fact, that’s enough to provide you with crisp detail even on overcast days. Hence why it’s in our photography gadget guide. Moreover, attach it to your HERO8 Black and HERO9 BLACK with the Media Mod or use it on its own with the GoPro mounts.

You can get yours from the official website for $49.99.

7. If you are looking for a camera you can actually carry in your pocket, the Insta360 GO 2 is it.

Insta360 GO 2 in white

The Insta360 GO 2 mounts anywhere—from your clothes to a car window. Additionally, with an array of accessories available, it can be placed literally anywhere, including on your pet, to achieve the perfect angle. It’s waterproof up to 13 feet, so you can even use it at the beach.

You can get yours from the official website for $299.99.

So that’s our photography gadget guide. With that said, it’s also essential to consider getting a high-end smartphone to make sure you get the best shots and upload content easily on the go. The influencer journey is not easy, but, with the most convenient photography gear, you can make it somewhat manageable. So share with us in the comments below which one of these you would use.

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Madhurima Nag is the Head of Social Media at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general.
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