Camera and Photographic equipment become inexpensive day by day. New cameras with latest technologies are in the market to make photographers life easy. You can start photography business with basic understanding with exposure triangle. Exposure triangle is about exposing images using ISO level , Shutter Speed and Aperture level. After getting an understanding with that and also a little bit knowledge of images and raw file editing you are ready to go with the business.
Starting with an semi professional DSLR like Nikon D7200 or Nikon D7500 and with a two lenses plus speed light will be enough for a beginner. We recommend a prime lens a 35mm 1.8 or a 50 mm 1.8 lens with a zoom lens like 18-140 mm and YN Manual speed light for a beginner. To show case your work there are image sharing platforms like Instagram, Facebook and 500 px. As you are going to be a professional photographer we advice for you to make pages for your business name in all three platforms mentioned above. The budget for you startup will be less that 700 USD.
Wedding photography bridal showers and baby showers are the opportunities you have and and always will be. Also there are other options like wild life photography and stock photography. Photography is also a way of enjoying your life , meet new people and it will open door for places you have never been.