There are various studio equipment that you will need when you are planning to start a business in photography whether home-based or in a different establishment. You will need different lighting materials with specific functions and provide different photographic effects, like strobe light, continuous light, and back lights. You will also need stands for them, and a photo umbrella kit. Also, to achieve smooth lighting effects and shadow control, you will need a reflector.
A backdrop is also necessary to achieve different background design, setting or theme. Developing apparatus is also essential along with a computer with image editing software. The software is used to further refine the quality of the images. If you are not sure what other things you will need, you can ask professional photographers in your area, visit electrical supply stores, or ask anyone that is knowledgeable about the industry.