Sergey Lapkovsky

Hey! I’m Sergey Lapkovsky, a destination wedding photographer. I love to travel and photograph weddings all over the world as I get my inspiration by discovering new locations and meeting interesting people.

I’ve been photographing weddings for 10 years. I used to shoot Canon, but six months ago I switched to Sony and found that it’s great for my needs (I still have Canon as a back-up camera).

Since every wedding is unique, I like to be prepared for everything and my gear helps me to shoot in different conditions. 

Besides weddings, I enjoy shooting engagements and family sessions. I become good friends with many of my clients and I like to see how their families grow by documenting these timeless moments.

Cameras:

Sony a7 III – My primary camera. I love it so much, especially for great AF.

Canon 5D Mark IV – My back-up camera.

Lenses:

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 – A great lens that I use in most cases. It’s very universal.

Sony Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 – I love to use this lens for artistic portraits and shooting in low light conditions.

Sony 85mm f/1.8 – An excellent lens for portrait photos.

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Canon EF 135mm f/2 – I use it on Sony a7 III with Sigma MC-11 adaptor mostly for big weddings and ceremonies.

Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 – A lens that I use with Canon 5D Mark IV as a back-up.

Lights/Triggers/Stands:

Godox TT685 – On-camera TTL flash.

Godox TT600 (x4) – Budget flashes that I use on lighting stands.

LED Flashlight – Great in situations when I have no time to set up flashes or just want to work with constant light.

Small lighting stand (x2) – Very compact and great for destination weddings (max height is 2.2m).

Big Lighting stand (x4) – For local weddings (max height is 3m).

Godox X1T TTL Wireless Flash Trigger

Accessories:

Sandisk Extreme Pro and Lexar professional cards

Think Tank Photo Pixel Pocket Rocket Memory Card Carrier

Panasonic Eneloop AA Ni-MH Rechargeable Batteries

Think Tank Photo Pro Speed Belt

Think Tank Photo Lens Changer 50 (x3)

www.lapkovsky.com | @lapkovsky

Inside Sergey’s camera bag:

Sony a7 III 

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4

Sony 85mm f/1.8

Canon EF 135mm f/2

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8

Godox TT685S

Godox TT600

LED Tactical Flashlight

Godox Wireless Flash Trigger

SanDisk 128GB Extreme Pro

Lexar Professional

Think Tank Memory Card Case

Think Tank Photo Pro Speed Belt

Think Tank Photo Lens Changer

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