Gift Ideas For Photographers

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Chances are there is someone in your life who is into photography. There are so many facets of the hobby—shooting film or digital, black and white or in vivid color, portraits or still lifes, macro or panorama, and the list continues. Whatever the focus or skill level of your gift recipient, you can find the perfect present. Here are a few ideas to start.

OneStep 2 Camera

What’s old is new again! Inspired by the original Polaroid OneStep, the OneStep 2 blends classic design with contemporary style. This camera has a powerful flash and a longlasting battery and produces high quality prints instantly.

$99.99; us.polaroidoriginals.com

LomoChrome Disposable Camera

Film cameras don’t have to be complicated. The LomoChrome Purple ISO 100-400 can produce some fun and funky shots with just the push of a button. It comes preloaded with color-shifting film and three color flash filters to mix and match. Buy in bulk and give as stocking stuffers.

$21.90; shop.lomography.com

RhinoShield Add-on Lens

iPhone users on your list would love to receive a RhinoShield Add-On Lens that augments the capabilities of the phone’s camera. Choose from Fisheye, Wide + Macro, Super Wide and 0.6X HD Wide Angle (pictured), or try them all to capture a range of unique photos.

$24.99-$59.99; rhinoshield.io

Matador Camera Base Layer

Adventure photographers will love this alternative to a typical camera bag. The Matador Camera Base Layer provides full protection for a DSLR while also allowing full access. The opposite of cumbersome, the padded shell is comfortable and lightweight. Comes in four sizes.

$59.99; matadorup.com

Parrot Bebop 2 Drone

Avid photographers can get a whole new perspective on their subject of choice with a drone. The Parrot Bebop 2 comes equipped with an HD camera for brilliant aerial photos. It is ultra-lightweight and aerodynamic, has a high level of flight stability and a 25-minute battery life, which will add up to hours of high flying fun.

$399; www.parrot.com

Mpix E-Gift Card

Mpix is a photo lab located here in the U.S. that offers premium quality prints, photo gifts, wall art and so much more. A gift card to Mpix will be greatly appreciated and used with pleasure.

Any denomination; www.mpix.com

The Brixton Messenger Bag by Ona

Upgrade that nylon bag to premium Italian-tanned leather. This messenger bag by Ona can hold a camera, two to three lenses and a 13″ laptop. The interior dividers are removable for a customized fit, and the exterior gets better with age. Shown in Antique Cognac.

$439; www.onabags.com

Hama Wireless Camera Remote

A useful gadget for any photographer, the Hama DCCSystem Base Wireless Camera Remote allows you to release the shutter wirelessly. It is particularly great for wildlife photography and skittish subjects, such as children and pets.

$64.97; www.amazon.com

Pour and Shoot Camera Mug

Focus on the flavor of your favorite beverage with this clever mug that looks just like a DSLR lens. It even comes with a “lens cap” lid.

$17.99; www.modcloth.com

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