Photography, for many people, involves whipping out a smartphone and hitting the capture button. Why get fancy with lighting, aperture, angles, shutter speed, focus? Just make sure everyone has their eyes open, and call it good. But for those who demand more — say, a perfect, beautiful shot to lock in the moment — this method won’t work. Serious photography operates in the nuances beyond simply pressing a button, and it takes a small village of pro-level accessories to do it right. The ones below help make gorgeous photos less elusive. As for having the eye? Well, get out there and start practicing.