Gift Guide: What to Get Your Favorite Photographer
The holidays are here - and for those who love you, what is more fun than shopping ?!
We are killing the season by rounding up items placed on our own photographer's wish lists, along with some very good and true products that we already own and love.
So grab a cup of some celebration, get comfortable, and enjoy these ideas - chosen by our team - for the photography-lover in your life! And for those of you who are photographers yourself, feel free to leave this page open to your loved ones, because we know you want some of these great gifts for yourself!
Lyra Backpack by Kamrette
We love a backpack style for the camera bag, and this vegetarian leather version is the ultimate in elegance-meets-casual. Featuring a slim line design, the Lyra backpack uses a clever concept to fit more gear than you expect!
Wacom Intuos tablet
If you have ever done editing with a tablet, you know that it is best to give you maximum control for those difficult tasks. Use it for accurate editing, illustration or handwriting on screen.
Replica Surfaces Hyper-realistic Photography Backdrops
We consider these lightweight surfaces as the backdrop for real surfaces and food and product photography. They come in a range of styles, from white marble (our favorite!) To tiles to butcher blocks to concrete. You can combine two identical or two different notes using an L-shaped stand to create a wall / table effect.
The Secret Lives of Color
Understanding the role it plays in color and art is critical to a photographer's creative development. This vibrant and intelligent book discusses the origins and stories behind the colors, and is fascinating as a reference guide as it is perfect for coffee table placement.
Fujifilm QuickSnap Flash 400 Disposable 35mm Camera
Most photographers like to watch films, but many are not prepared to go all-in with a dedicated film camera and film stock. This is the perfect way to play with film without the commitment to switch from digital!
Assorted Patches for Photographers
Photography lovers will catch attention when they catch a glimpse of these embroidered adhesive patches to slap on a jacket, backpack or camera bag.
This framed smart canvas gives photographs the look of a framed and printed print, while works of art are textured and lifelike. An elegant gloss-free finish and auto-dimming dynamically suits any space. Not only can you alternate between personal photos and works of art from the owner, but also rotate between vertical and horizontal right on the wall!
KUVRD – Original Universal Lens Cap
This shrunken, shock-absorbing universal lens cap fits 99% of the lens and can fit either on the front or back of the lens to protect your lens from water, mud, dust, and sand.
The Art of Feminism
With over 350 works of art, illustration, photography, performance, and graphic design alongside essays, this grand book shows that feminists have shaped visual arts and media throughout history.
Phillips Hue White Ambiance Smart Bulb Starter Kit
Bye, bye mixed light! These bulbs provide you with the ability to adjust your interior lighting to match the color temperature of natural light, as well as dim or brighten to suit your mood. You can also set them to schedule, so that your home lights are automatically warmed up at sunrise and sunset, while daylight is cleared during the day.
The tee features a photograp [her] design on blue, slate gray or heather gray. The super soft tri-blend fabric will make it her favorite!
Fotostrap camera strap
Photostrap camera straps are one of our favorites, and this canvas style is soft and comfortable, with gorgeous leather detailing. They come in various colors, but we are sure that you cannot go wrong with anything.
Fractals Classic Prismatic Camera Filters (3-Pack)
This prism pack (with carrying case!) is the perfect complement to creative photography. Designed to be used at a focal length of 30mm-85mm, these high quality crystal filters are micropolished to optimize image quality and have a thin profile ring to avoid vignetting or optical distortion.
Profoto C1 Smartphone Light
Profoto C1 is a smartphone studio light that fits in the palm of your hand. Wherever you go with automatic display and flash power depending on the conditions around you, and switch between natural and dramatic pictures with the swipe of your finger, create beautiful light. You can also use it in manual mode for maximum creative control over its power, exposure and color temperature. Need more power? Get your maximum brightness from 1600 lumens to 4300 lumens with the C1 Plus ($ 499).
Editor's Note: Be sure to read the single one-star review before assigning too much weight; That customer has not used the light (we have!).
Vivian Maier: The Color Work
The first definitive monograph of color photographs by American street photographer Vivian Mair, this definitive volume includes over 150 color photographs, most of which have never been published in book form. It sheds light on the nature of the colorful images of Maier, in reference to his black-and-white work, as well as images of street photographers to whom he clearly had kinship, such as Eugene Atgate and Lee Frieder.
Canon SELPHY CP1300 Wireless Compact Photo Printer
Immediate satisfaction for victory! Allow him to print his favorite photo at a moment's notice. This portable photo printer is perfect for home and on the go. Print from Instagram via AirPrint1, your camera's memory card 2, or directly through Canon's app. You can also print photo booth layout, print squares, sticker paper, or classic 4 × 6.
Nothing makes us more excited than the click magazine in the mailbox. This award-winning magazine includes gorgeous photography, practical education and inspiring articles; The standard subscription includes both print and digital editions, which are given to you six times a year.
Breville Nespresso Essenza Mini Espresso Machine
It is the smallest and smoothest espresso machine ever made by Nespresso, and it makes some of the best espresso brews we have ever tasted. Any photographer who had an early morning shooting or late night editing session (or, let's be honest, any photographer being an adult!) Would love this cool little machine.
Gift Membership to Clickin Moms
The Clickin Moms community is one of the earliest in the industry, and a membership will not only connect her with a fun and supportive group of photographers at every level, but will also give her exclusive educational resources and online safe spaces to ask questions, learn from others With, and share her photos.
DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter
Awake Alert! It is one of the most liked products this year among photographers, and it is easy to see why. Equipped with a Hasselblad L1D-20c camera with a 20MP 1 ”CMOS sensor, the Mavic 2 lets you capture gorgeous aerial shots in stunning color detail. Whether it is capturing the ultimate overhead perspective on the shooting landscape, the seaside, or the lifestyle or documentary scenes, this gift will be a dream gift for any photographer.
3M Camera Post-it Dispenser
This post-it pop-up notes dispenser accepts 3 x 3 post-it notepads in an adorable camera design - perfect for her desk!
Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + rainbow film
We love the fun of instant photography and this little camera is the perfect way to enjoy the magic of magically developed photos before your eyes! We are getting one for ourselves and one for children.
Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves
If there is one thing photographers appreciate, it is a beautiful setting. The book incorporates a style diagnostic, insider tips, and over 1,000 unique ideas from 75 envy-inspired rooms to create a more lavish, interesting, beautifully balanced space at home.
Altura Photo Professional Cleaning Kit for Cameras
With around 4,000 reviews and an average rating of 4.6 stars, you can't really go with this bundle, which includes lens cleaners, an air blower, microfiber cloth, and more. Perhaps it will eventually convince the photographer that you stop cleaning the lens from the corner of your shirt (maybe).
Wit & Delight Concrete Pencil Holder Bookends (Set of Two)
These clever rose-stained solid book from anthropology replicate as pencil holders, making them the perfect addition to your favorite photographer's desk (he'll need to keep all his new photography books!).
VAVA USB C Hub 9-in-1 Adapter for Macbook Pro/Air (2018)
As practical gifts go, this is no better than this. If you know a photographer with a MacBook, then you know a photogapher who needs this nifty adapter. The 9-in-1 USB-C hub includes an Ethernet port, a charging port, an HDMI port, an SD card reader, a TF card reader, and a USB 3.0 port.
Engraved Wooden Bar Necklace
This handmade bamboo wood necklace comes in three phrase options - Camera Artist, Wanderer or Light Seeker - and two chain length options (18 length or 20 so) to help you find the perfect style for the photographer in your life.
Pelican 1550 Camera Case
Nothing will protect their gear in an undeniable, almost indestructible case from the Pelicans. And not only will your gear travel safely in it, but it is a great way to keep your lens, speedlight, and other gear safely organized while you're at home; The 1550 model below can hold multiple bodies and lenses - to stay in the room - and comes with a unique pick-and-pluck foam organization system to properly fit whatever gear you have. (And as of this writing, the sales case on Amazon is on sale for an amazing $ 107, which is 36% off retail).
KiiPix SmartPhone Photo Printer
This is a super fun way to get retro-style instant pictures - a moment without a camera! KiiPix essentially acts like a pinhole camera, and all you need is the Fujifilm Instax mini film and to provide fun prints to your smartphone!
And we like to hear what's on your photography wishlist this year - plus the products you've been loving all year long! Please leave us a note in the comments.