If you’re just starting off on your photography journey, you’ve probably heard all about the Nikon D3300. Even with the introduction of its younger brother, the Nikon D3400, the D3300 is still seen as the best camera choice for beginners looking to boost their creativity.
The benefits of owning a Nikon D3300
This easy-to-use camera comes with so many benefits for the photographer in training. With 24MP, a fantastic battery life and of course, it’s incredible value, it’s no wonder the Nikon D3300 is a popular choice amongst photographers.
Not only that, but the Nikon D3300 can follow you along your journey developing as a photographer, thanks to the abundance of high quality add-ons and accessories that can be added to it. So whether you’re travelling to capture exotic landscapes, or snapping intriguing interiors, you can rest assured knowing there’s plenty of room to grow with the affordable Nikon D3300 and its family.
Must-have accessories for the Nikon D3300
We’ve listed a few of our favourite add-ons to think about investing in, to better your photography options with the Nikon D3300.
Nikon 70-33mm f/4.5-5.6 AF-SVR – A fantastic second lens that offers fantastic landscapes and portraits. Perfect for wildlife or sport shots.
Nikon 10-24MM f/3.5-4.5 G AF-S DX – A lens that gives you angles almost twice the width of your regular Nikon D3300 lens. Ideal for photographing landmarks or interiors.
Nikon 60mm f/2.8G Micro – For the closest of close-up shots. If you’re looking to capture natural history or even create abstract details, then this is the lens for you.
Nikon SB-500 Speedlight – Provides an even more effective flash for your Nikon D3300. Perfect for if you take a lot of photos that require flash.
Of course, there are plenty of other accessories that might be suitable for your photography needs, however these accessories are well worth looking into.
Dave 500: The protective case to store and transport your Nikon D3300
As a beginner, you’re probably looking for a high quality yet affordable protective case, to carry your Nikon D3300 and all its accessories to various locations. Introducing the Dave 500, a popular budget-friendly hard case with plenty to offer.
A a dustproof and waterproof protective case
With an IP rating of IP67, the Dave 500 is as dustproof as a protective case can get, and can be immersed in water of up to 1m, without damaging your camera and its equipment. Priced between £62.26 and £190.13, our Dave 500 cases are one of the best protective cases for quality and affordability on the market, and can be customised to meet your wants, needs and budget, too.
Customise your Dave 500
Invest in some dividers or foams that fit snugly into the Dave 500, to separate your Nikon D3300 and its accessories from one another, to avoid damage when travelling or in case of any accidents.
If you’re having to lug your case around with you, no need to worry, we’ve got you covered. Simply attach some of our wheels with extendable handle to your Dave 500 and you’re all good to set off on a trip.
A protective case that’s perfect for travel
If you’re looking to make trips away for the perfect photography settings, don’t go anywhere without your Dave 500! It’s weight and dimensions are suitable for hand luggage, so you’re free to take your Nikon D3300 camera and all the accessories above, into the cabin with you. That way, they are free from damage in the plane’s hold.
All in all, if you’re looking for a cheap and effective investment to begin your photography journey, we couldn’t recommend the Nikon D3300 and the Dave 500 combination enough, as a high quality and affordable option for beginners.