130 Amazing Gifts for Photographers Handpicked from All Over the Web


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Christmas is coming. This time of year everyone racks their brains on what to give friends and relatives for the occasion. The art of photography as well as the art of giving needs some source of inspiration. Forget about hundred-dollar filters and thousand-dollar lenses; try your luck with these amazing gifts for photographers I’ve collected below.

Photo by babi

Photo by babi

Even if the receiver is not a photographer, you can easily turn him or her into one with these creative gifts.

I’ve put together 130 creative gifts for photographers, with prices that would make awesome Christmas gifts. Here, you’ll find such unusual things as camera mugs, pillows, rings, USB flash drives, lenses, filters, cases for iPhones and many more. Take your time, and choose something that will perfectly fit your needs.

The list is updated! As iPhone photography is one of the most popular types of photography these days, I’ve added more gifts for mobile fans. Scroll down and enjoy!

1. The Phone-o-Chrome Color Filter

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All the colors of the rainbow are now available in one awesome photo filter. Just hold it over your phone lens while taking pictures, and play with colors ;) Stay creative!

2. The Handleband Bike Mount

Do you dream of taking pictures and talking on the phone while riding to work on your favorite bicycle? Dreams come true! This handleband bike mount lets your phone ride securely and steadily on your handlebars.

3. Une Bobine

This charger is also a flexible tripod. It lets you take photos and charge your phone at the same time as keeping it steady.

4. Camera Shoulder Bag With Waterproof Cover

This great waterproof bag is the best solution for long trips or walking in the rain. It will keep your beloved camera safe, secure and dry, even if the rain suddenly starts.

5. Blackrapid Cargo Strap

This comfortable, heavy-duty camera strap has a special metal clip to keep your equipment safe on the go.

6. The Bolt – Wall Charger & Backup Battery in One

This is a perfect choice for travelers: If there is no socket available nearby, charge your phone with a battery, but if there is a socket, then use this device as a regular charger.

7. Floating Hand Grip for GoPro HERO Cameras

The first of this sort of GoPro floating accessory. It’s made to take pictures or videos for extreme sports enthusiasts. It will keep your camera safe if it dropped in the water.

8. Window Mounted Solar Energy Powered Rechargeable Power Bank for Mobile Devices

Finally, people start to use alternative energy sources. This window solar charger for your devices is the perfect, eco-friendly choice that will save your money for electricity and charge your phone, even if it’s cloudy outside.

9. The iPhone Telephoto Lens

This huge telephoto lens makes your phone look funny, but it gives 8x-12x zoom to your phone camera.

10. Limited Edition Holga 135BC Plastic 35mm Camera

Discover a new, funny way to take pictures with this vivid, cheerful Holga camera.

11. Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 with Auto and Cloud Backup

Everyone backs up their pictures, do they not? Available in black, red, blue and gray colors.

12. Snack Cap Lens Caps

Give your camera lens a boost with these awesome, tasty snack caps!

13. Widow Spider Camera Holster

Getting tired of neck straps that hurt your neck and back all the time? Here is an alternative option for you – the camera holster!

14. The Projecteo Gift Set

This cute, small projector shows photos from your own Instagram stream. Invite friends, and make a terrific slide show.

15. Custom SLR C-Loop Camera Strap Mount

A top-mounted strap is always getting tangled and getting in the way of photos, right? By replacing the mounting position to the camera bottom and integrating a 360-degree swivel, this C-Loop stays secure and tight and prevents strap problems.

16. The Autographer: A Life Logging Smart Cam

You can lose a big moment while trying to find your camera. This “autographer” will take pics for you! It uses a special algorithm to take pictures automatically and has a clip to hang on clothes.

17. Shutter Button Upgrade, 2 Pack

Take pictures with more control and comfort using this tiny shutter button.

18. Muku Shutter Remote for iPhone and Android Phones

A lovely device for all self-portrait lovers! With this shutter remote, you can take pictures of yourself up to 30 feet away. From now on, a photographer is able to be preset in group photos!

19. Days with My Father by Phillip Toledano

This book is also a great gift for everyone. It covers a story about a photographer’s life that can impress and inspire you on your own achievements. Check out our collection of 10 more inspiring books for photographers.

20. Fun Film Canister Toilet Paper

They even made toilet paper for photographers! I’m afraid to think what will be next. Anyway, you can make a joke with your photographer friends or add some fun to your bathroom!

21. Photo App Pins

Feeling addicted to your favorite apps? Buy these sweet, photo-app pins to show the world your eternal devotion to Instagram, Photoshop and Pinterest!

22. Instax 90 Neo Classic Instant Camera

This classic instant camera has six shooting modes and endless possibilities to play around with.

23. The Bamboo Solar Charger charges any Phone or Tablet

The sun not only warms you and gives a nice light flare to your photos, but it can charge your phone as well with this awesome bamboo solar charger. It’s extremely useful while on long summer walks.

24. Black Mini Camera Style Keychain Decoration

This pretty vintage camera rock ‘n roll key chain is a great, small gift for any photographer that will be appreciated by one and all.

25. GIZMON Camera-Inspired Case For iPhone

This camera-inspired camera case is a great attribute for iPhone photographers. Its cover is really detailed and handy.

26. Wireless Tethered Photography Solution DSLR Remote Control & Live Viewfinder

No cables to get in your way! Move your photo sets beyond the viewfinder to your iPad screen with this cool device.

27. The iPad Telephoto Lens

It’s time to get your iPad photography 10 steps further with this awesome telephoto lens!

28. Limited Edition Polaroid SX-70

The Polaroid SX-70 is the first camera to take internal instant film that probably will never be topped. The edition is limited, so hurry up!

29. The Carlisle Camera Bag

This stylish red camera bag is wide enough to fill with a DSLR, three lenses, a flash, a phone and a few snacks – all you need for a successful photo session.

30. The Spring Break Camera Strap

This colorful, vivid camera stripe has soft, neoprene backing to protect your neck. Its length is adjustable to fit both kids and adults.

31. Uniqstore Camera Lens Mug/Lens Coffee Cup

I’m pretty sure that a mug that looks like a favorite photographer’s attribute – a lens – is a big dream of any photographer. The mug has highly realistic details.

32. Color Filters Kit

Do you dream of a world in which filters don’t fight back? With this color-filters kit, the lighting will be easy and fun. Add creative shades of color to your pictures.

33. Bracelet 24-70mm and 50mm

Would you like to symbolize your love for photography with these awesome bracelets? I’m sure people will be curious about the bracelet decorations’ meanings. These bracelets are also great conversation starters!

34. The f/60 Lens Kitchen Timer

This cute kitchen timer will surely bring your cooking into focus. It is incredibly detailed. With this kitchen timer your baking will turn into a picture-perfect cooking process.

35. Blue Stripe Camera Strap

This amazing, blue camera strap is stylish and high-quality. It will help you to hold your favorite camera in motion.

36. ReCover iphone Retro Camera Case

Give your iPhone a cozy look with this funny, hard-shell case.

37. Apple iPad 5 in 1 Camera Connection Kit

It provides you with two ways to download photos to your iPad easily and quickly. One uses USB data cables to connect a camera, and the other one is directly read SD or Micro SD memory cards. Make some free space to take more pictures with your camera.

38. Photojojo iPhone and Android Lens Series

Sadly, time goes by at the speed of light. And today, we make more photos with our new iPhones than a professional camera. But you’re in luck! This lens will help you to take macro pictures like a pro with your iPhone.

39. iPaperPad 3 Pad Pack

It is a paper pad, but not the iPad. It is a simple way to note any important information and to stay up to date at the same time.

40. Vintage Camera Ring

It is a special offer for fashionable girls! The vintage camera ring will speak for your hobby.

41. F-Stop Watch

It is a perfect gift for any photographer. The numbers of the F-stops in white marks are featured on this watch; every other number is unmarked. With this watch, it is always time to take photos!

42. iPhone Camera Grip

It is an ergonomic grip that makes your iPhone feel just like an SLR and even smarter!

43. Travel Coffee Mug

This mug looks so much like a real camera lens that people will not know the difference, until they see you sipping your coffee from it!

44. 8GB Nikon Camera Bag Shaped USB Flash Memory Drive

Why not surround yourself with the most delightful desk companions? This small, cute camera is not a camera at all! It is a useful and handy USB flash drive.

45. Bokeh Kit

If you have a talent for night shooting, this awesome bokeh kit was made specially for you. It will help you to take really dreamlike night photos. Create true magic with your camera!

46. Waterproof Skin Case Cover Pouch for iPhone 4S

Do you like your iPhone so much that you do not let it go all day long and even sleep with it? With this waterproof case, you’ll be able to take your favorite iPhone even to a pool.

47. Camera LED Keychain with Sound

This cute mini camera does not take pictures, but it is a cool key chain that makes shutter sounds and flashes light when you press a button.

48. Set of 3 Chalkboard Speech Bubbles wall decal vinyl sticker

Do you not remember when to feed your dog? Or have you forgotten to pick clothes up from the cleaner’s? Now it’s not a problem. This great chalkboard can help you remember all your ideas.

49. Lowepro Fastpack 250 Camera/Laptop Backpack

You can shoot all day long, not worrying about your photography stuff. It will be safe with this cool backpack. You can go for a long shooting walk and take all your necessary things with you.

50. Camera Mode Dial Cufflinks Fun Cuff Links

Whether you are Richard Avedon or just a fun-loving tourist, there is a chance you’ll recognize the dial and icons for portrait, landscape, macro, action, auto and many more on these cute cufflinks. It’s a perfect gift idea for any photographer.

51. Canon OIS Lens LED Flashlight Keychain

This key chain won’t aid you to take night photos, but it surely will help you to illuminate your way home in the darkest night. It has a total lifespan of up to 10,000 hours, so you stand a better chance of growing old than having the flashlight going out.

52. Kodak Pulse 10-Inch Wi-Fi Digital Frame

Your ultimate photo collection is at your fingertips now. This digital frame shows the pictures and receives them from the most popular social platforms.

53. Eye-Fi 8 GB Flash Memory Card

What if your photos could automatically fly from your camera to the computer, tablet or even smartphone? With this flash memory card, you have no need to hunt around for the camera cable anymore because all your photos will land in data-based folders on your PC. Eye-Fi does all the work for you!

54. Vintage Camera Bookends

These bookends are so sweet. I’d like to see them in my office. Old-fashioned, vintage camera bookends can be a great Christmas gift.

55. Vintage Camera Throw Pillow by CafePress

One more vintage piece for your home. If you are into photography, vintage stuff or if you’re collecting any unusual things – this pillow is right for you.

56. Apple Macbook Decal Sticker

This cute sticker will add elegance to any Macbook. It’s a great gift for a girlfriend, if she is a photography fan.

57. Joby GP3 GorillaPod SLR-Zoom Flexible Tripod

I dare say that the common tripod is dead. This flexible tripod supports your camera just like a mini version of an original tripod. Impossible angles, vacation photos with everyone from your company, long exposures…all this becomes possible.

58. Kodak Mini Video Camera

Some moments of life need the instant replay button. With this mini Kodak photo camera, you’ve got one whenever you go.

59. Funny T-shirt for a Photographer

Tell everyone who you are in a creative way. This T-shirt is super-stylish and comfortable.

60. The Deluxe Pop-up Flash Bounce

Say “no” to bleached faces, red eyes, harsh shadows and cave effects from the direct pop-up flash. This bounce flash device will show you how to shoot like a real pro.

61. Aquapac SLR Camera Waterproof Case

If the underwater digital cam is not enough for a photographer who does not let his SLR out of his sight, you can give him a camera case that will keep his equipment dry.

62. Lomographic Fisheye Circle Cutter

Rules are made to be broken. Break all the photography rules with this lomographic fisheye circle cutter.

63. Lomography Spinner 360 Degree Camera

Just go beyond the confines of standard landscapes and capture everything around you in one, 360-degree photo. It is possible with this lomography spinner camera.

64. Canon Lens Coin Box

Canon fans will never stay indifferent to this awesome, highly detailed lens piggy bank.

65. Cosmos Military Green Vintage Camera Bag

Storing your camera equipment is easy as never before. Stay stylish and elegant with this vintage camera handbag that also can be used as a casual bag.

66. Collapsible Multi-Disc Light Reflector

This pack comes with five of the most popular surfaces, so choose the one you like the best.

67. Lensbaby The Control Freak for Nikon F mount Digital SLR Cameras

Would you like your friend to take original and unusual photos? This cool, tilt-shift lens will help.

68. Lensbaby Optic Kit

This kit includes three optics options: single glass, pinhole and zone plate. Each optic creates an ethereal, dreamy look. It will take you to new artistic horizons.

69. Lomography Sprocket Rocket Superpop

This camera is here to take general photography into a new, exciting era. Taking multiple exposures has never been so easy!

70. Flickr PRO account

Flickr is a perfect social networking platform for all photography lovers. Every true photographer would say, “I will work for a PRO account!”

71. Keyboard Shortcut Skins

I’m pretty sure that you wouldn’t learn how to type on the keyboard without letters on it, so why should you try to learn keyword shortcuts with no shortcuts on your keys? This custom-fitted, colorful keyboard skin is available for you.

72. Hard Frosted Back Case Cover for Iphone

This amazing, hard-frosted, back-case cover will bring a brand new look to your iPhone.

73. Book for Photographers “Extraordinary Everyday Photography”

This book will inspire you to discover all the beautiful things around you. Fantastic images are hidden almost everywhere; you just need to see them.

74. Holga iPhone Lens

Of course, there are lots of different apps to add style and color to your shots, but do you really want a robot to have all the fun? I’m sure you don’t! This filters and plays with your pictures.

75. Elago Skins-Camera for Apple iPhone

This elegant, durable skin for your iPhone looks like a real camera and protects the phone from damages.

76. GENUINE WhiBal G7 Certified Neutral White Balance Card

This white-balance card perfectly fits in one’s pocket. Also, you can hang it on a hook or set it on the table…whatever! The card can be used in all your shooting situations.

77. Mini Reflex DSLR Camera Style LED Keychain

This cute toy that looks like a camera and has a flash light will be a great decoration to your bunch of keys. It is available in different colors.

78. Photo-Opoly Educational Family Game

Now you can play the classic board game with your family any way you want! That’s because you use your real photos in it. Photo-Opoly has everything the original game does, but it’s only way more awesome.

79. Polaroid Z230 10MP Digital Instant Print Camera

This camera has an integrated printer with zink paper. So you can capture, edit and, in less than a minute, print your photo.

80. Magnetic Photo Rope

You can make a surprise for your friend-photographer. Take these cute clips and create a photo gallery with his or her works in a studio or at home.

81. Muku Shutter Remote for iPhone and Android Phones

Some things are created to make life easier and work better, are they not? Just take a look at this shutter cable from Canon for your iPhone and imagine the opportunities that you can get from it.

82. Polarizing Clip On Filter

Creative, non-standard photos are trendy now. This clip-on fish eye lens will help you to take awesome pictures with your favorite iPhone.

83. Tile Pen Holders with Camera Design

This pen holder with a camera design is a really good gift for a photographer or a photography fan. Your pens will never be lost with this stunning holder.

84. Easy Macro Cell Lens Band

I’m sure that your iPhone is not a phone anymore. It’s a great toy! Add some new features to your iPhone camera with this easy, flexible macro lens. Open a wonderful macro world in everyday things around you.

85. XShot XSP2 Pocket Camera Extender

Forget about romantic trip photos without you forever! Forget about the words, “Excuse me sir, could you please take a picture of us?” If you are a photographer, it’s not a reason to avoid showing up in all memorable shots. This pocket extender will help you on any trip.

86. Butch and Harold Sticker Picture Frames, Set of 8

Change the photos at home quickly and easily. With sticker photo frames, you can change the images even every day.

87. Holga 135 TIM 35mm 1/2 Frame Twin/Multi-Image Camera

I think this camera will make its owner very happy because of its really cute face on the front of the camera body.

88. Magnetic Polaroid Frames

Do you like the style of Polaroid photos? You can turn an ordinary image into a Polaroid shot with these nice frames.

89. Alite Designs Twig Pod Camera Monopod

An awesome landscape picture without handshake blur is reality with this monopod.

90. The Level Camera Cube

A level camera cube will help you to achieve balance in your shots.

91. The White Balance Lens Cap

You may think that your automatiс white balance is good enough. You have likely never seen the pictures that were taken using this white balance lens cap. You will feel the difference at once when you put it on your lens.

92. Jelly Camera Phone Filters

Now you can create a kaleidoscope effect with every camera you use, no matter if it is a digital camera or a cell phone camera. Use this jelly lens to create truly amazing pictures.

93. Camera Buckle Lens Cap Holder

Have you ever lost your little, cute lens cap? I am sorry if you have! This camera buckle lens cap holder will keep your cap safe.

94. Polaroid Carrying Case for PoGo Instant Mobile Printers

This cute pink case will spare your Polaroid instant mobile printer from dust and damage during transit.

95. LensPEN Lens Cleaning System

This cleaning pen is safe for use on all lense, plasma and glass surfaces. Nothing will help you to remove oily fingerprints better than this lens pen!

96. Pico Flex Dolly Kit for Your Camera

This useful, simple and lightweight dolly kit will help you to take amazing shots. It comes with a travel bag and a clip for your iPhone. It is an excellent example of attention to detail.

97. Canon SELPHY CP900 Wireless Color Photo Printer

Now you can print your pictures right from your computer, iOS and Android device. It’s all possible with this awesome, compact photo printer. The printer is available in two colors: black and white.

98. DENY Designs Shannon Clark Swinging Throw Pillow

Trying to make your home more cozy and comfortable? Take a look at this nice pillow with an amazing photo print of a carousel. It’s like a flashback from childhood!

99. DIY Photography Camera Cookie Cutters

Cameras as the main source of your inspiration are super delicious, aren’t they? Meet the camera cookie cutters that will help you to make funny, tasty and cute cookies!

100. Faux Camera Jersey Cotton T-Shirt

Want to have the T-shirt that will talk as you work? Take a look at this nice T-shirt with a camera. You can order the T-shirt in any color.

101. Jill-E Small Leather Camera Bag

This handbag looks more stylish than a usual camera bag. The bag has a lot of convenient pockets with magnetic clasps for both personal and professional use. Small items and all other camera equipment will find its room.

102. IOGEAR 12-In-One Pocket Flash Memory Card Reader/Writer

This pocket flash memory card reader and writer is a perfect solution for image and data transfer between your computer and other multimedia devices.

103. Pocket Pod Fully Adjustable Camera Support System – Camera Bean Bag

How many stunning photos were ruined due to camera shake, especially in low light conditions? A tripod is a typical solution, but there are situations when you’re not able to use it. This support system will surely allow you to capture great shots on just about any surface.

104. NIX Pro Series 12″ Digital Frame with Motion Detection Sensor

Meet the future with this digital frame with a motion detector sensor. The frame turns on when you’re nearby. It’s a mix of good design and the latest technologies.

105. Family 4 Opening Wall Collage

This fantastic wall collage is a great way to present your family photos. It can be a good gift for a photographer.

106. Opteka 2.2x High Definition Telephoto Lens for Canons

Give your camera extra reach, when you’re not able to get closer.

107. Link Depot LD-MCHOLDER Memory Card Carrying Case

Small flash memory cards and other teeny items will never be lost with this awesome carrying case.

108. Thinsulate Thermal Insulation Fingerless Texting Work Gloves with Mitten Cover

It’s a perfect time to get ready for winter. These gloves are warm and comfortable. Check out the cut fingertips for easy texting, typing and taking shots.

109. Macro Extension Tube Set Kit for Extreme Close-up

This macro extension kit is perfect for both pros and beginners. Your picture will retain its optical properties with this device, and you need no other components added to your lens.

110. Wireless Remote Control RC-6 shutter release for Canon

This remote control works as a wireless shutter release that is capable of triggering the shutter at a distance. So now you’re able to take good self-portraits without any help.

111. Nikon 8072 Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

A microfiber cleaning cloth is hidden inside a small bag that looks like a key chain and can be clipped to your keys or camera equipment.

112. Travel Camera Bag for Canon

This bag looks like a casual one, but in fact it is a cool travel bag from Canon. With it, you can always hide your favorite cam from the thieves.

113. Polaroid OneStep SX-70 White/Rainbow Camera

This camera is an amazing combination of retro style, well-built design and functional applications with integral film.

114. Leica V-LUX 3 CMOS Camera with 12.1MP and 24x Super Telephoto Zoom

Do you know that Leica is the smallest, full-frame rangefinder digital camera in the world? It’s an honor to be an owner of such a camera!

115. The FlashBender and Diffuser

Internal flash lights up our photography life, but sometimes, there is too much light. So this reflector will help you to control the light.

116. The iPhone Swivl: Your Own Personal Camera Crew

It is a modern device that tracks movement via sensor. Swivl always knows who or what you want to film.

117. TdZ Retro Fashion Paparazzi Film Camera Ring

This nice, stylish vintage ring with camera will be an amazing gift for your girlfriend or sister.

118. Retro Camera Photographer Necklace in Red

This stunning necklace is available in red. All fashion girls rejoice!

119. Brinno TLC200 Time Lapse and Stop Motion HD Video Camera

This video camera was designed to make HD time lapse photography as simple as possible. It has the flexibility to change lenses.

120. Pioneer 200 Pocket Fabric Frame Cover Photo Album

It’s quite difficult to find a good photo album these days, but maybe this one is exactly what you want?

121. HDE USB Flash Drive Disk 8 GB Shining Golden Bullet

This golden bullet in your pocket is not a crime, but a necessary tool! This USB flash drive disk in the form of a bullet will be a great gift for Christmas.

122. Jelly Lens Wide Angle Fish Eye for Camera for iPhones

Fish eye-effect photos are popular today. So what are you waiting for? Buy this cute lens, and take creative shots with your iPhone!

123. Car Camera System

This backup car-camera system will give you the ability to see everything behind your tracks.

124. Polaroid Zink Media Photo Paper for Polaroid Pogo Cameras and Printers

Shooting with a Polaroid camera is so exciting! But, sometimes, you run out of paper for printing at the most inopportune moment! Therefore, stock it up beforehand.

125. GoPro HD Hero Naked

These cameras were designed specifically for use during sports. Don’t lose any interesting moments!

126. Prime Multi-Purpose Bean Bag

When the tripod is not helpful, use this cool bean bag to fix the camera and keep on taking good shots.

127. The Get Into Focus Lens Mug

Of course, you’ll never forget the moment when you see someone drink from the travel lens mug. One more cup from this collection, but with a cozy handle.

128. Wilton Photo Clip Favor Kit

Cute clips with hearts for your lovely photos.

129. DENY Designs Leonidas Oxby Night and Day Throw Pillow

One more pillow with photo prints on it. Transform your room into a cozy, funny place.

130. Epson PictureMate Charm Photo Printer

This compact, white photo printer allows you to print your photos directly from any digital camera.

Afterword

I hope you enjoyed the collection, and your friends and family will be more than happy with the gifts you’ve chosen for them. I wish all your dreams come true!

Nancy Young

Nancy Young is an ambitious and extraordinary writer. She writes a lot of inspirational articles on photography and web design. Nancy Young reads tons of books and travels a lot in her spare time. You can follow her on Pinterest.
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