The holiday season is around the corner and gift hunting is approaching us quickly. As does the art of photography, the art of giving needs inspiration. In our holiday gift guide you can find all kinds of gift ideas for every type of photographer.
Even if the recipient is not a photographer, one of these gifts will easily make them want to become one!
In this collection of 130 creative gifts for photographers, you’ll find everything from instant cameras and portable lighting kits to cute camera mugs, smart chargers, and a whole pile of useful photography accessories. Whether you’re looking to please a special photographer in your life or you want to reward yourself for a great year, here you’ll find something to do the job perfectly.
If you are shopping for a filmmaker, you might want to check out our new Gifts For Filmmakers list.
The list is constantly updated! The latest version includes more photo gear carriers, the newest technologies, smartphone accessories, and photography books from the world’s most respected brands. Scroll down and enjoy!
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Tamrac is known for making gear carriers tailored to the needs of outdoors photographers. However, their new Anvil backpack series looks stylish enough for casual use as well.
This huge telephoto lens makes your phone look funny, but it gives 8x-12x zoom to your phone camera.
3 shooting modes, ability to shoot multiple and long exposures, flash on auto / manual mode, and sexy design… This camera will make any lomography fan do a little happy dance when they receive it as a Christmas gift.
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.
This comfortable, heavy-duty camera strap has a special metal clip to keep your equipment safe on the go.
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.
Stratus is the latest version of Tamrac’s iconic System and System Pro camera bag series. Retaining the high standard, it’s enough to satisfy the requirements of a modern pro photographer.
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 its dropped in the water.
Finally people start to use alternative energy sources. This window solar charger for your devices is the perfect, eco-friendly choice that will save you money for electricity and charge your phone.
Discover a new, funny way to take pictures with this vivid, cheerful Holga camera.
Tamrac lens cases, body pouches, and accessory holders are focused on easy-to-access protection. Whether it’s a travel, wedding, or street photographer you’re buying a gift for, this stuff will be appreciated for sure.
Made of water-resistant, lightweight canvas with a plush faux suede interior and padding box, the Bailey camera insert pouch is a great gift for her. It fits into any regular-sized handbag, making it easy for a stylish photographer to organize and carry a camera and two lenses without compromising on style.
Everyone backs up their pictures, do they not? Available in many colors.
Fully customizable and durable, this removable belt system is a photographer’s great helper in organizing and carrying countless gear items both in the city and the great outdoors.
Give your camera lens a boost with these awesome, tasty snack caps!
Getting tired of neck straps that hurt your neck and back all the time? Here is an alternative option for you – the camera holster!
This cute, small projector shows photos from your own Instagram stream. Invite friends, and make a terrific slide show.
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.
This casual day shooting bag does an excellent job combining a lot of well-organized space for carrying your gear with a modern urban style.
Take pictures with more control and comfort using this tiny shutter button.
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 present in group photos!
The Nadine travel camera bag is designed for double duty as an everyday purse and practical camera bag, with a fully removable padding. Perfect gift for a special photographer in your life!
If you like versatile things, this camera backpack is a must-have. It offers a few ways to carry and access your gear yet looks neat and accurate. Total win!
This book is a great gift for everyone. It covers the 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.
They even made toilet paper for photographers! I’m afraid to think what will be next. Anyway, you can play a joke on your photographer friends or add some fun to your bathroom!
This next generation drone with 4k video, 12 MP photos and an f/2.8 fast lens features auto take off, return, and auto object avoidance. No more accidents while getting those aerial shots!
This classic instant camera has six shooting modes and endless possibilities to play around with.
This camera-inspired camera case is a great attribute for iPhone photographers. Its cover is really detailed and handy.
No cables to get in your way! Move your photo sets beyond the viewfinder to your iPad screen with this cool device.
It’s time to get your iPad photography 10 steps further with this awesome telephoto lens!
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!
This book will show you how to transform your favorite photos into clever displays and photograph subjects in new creative ways.
I’m pretty sure that a mug that looks like a favorite photographer’s attribute – a lens – is a dream for any photographer. The mug has highly realistic details.
Give your iPhone a cozy look with this funny, hard-shell case.
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.
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.
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!
Imagine the photos that will come out of this 42.4 megapixel, ISO 102400 beauty!
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.
If you have a talent for night shooting, this awesome bokeh kit was made especially for you. It will help you take really dreamlike night photos. Create true magic with your camera!
This cute mini camera does not take pictures, but it is a cool keychain that makes shutter sounds and flashes light when you press a button.
This clever system can help you get stable shots and new angles from your SLR, phone, or Gopro, not to mention it allows you to attach accessories.
You can shoot all day long not worrying about your photography equipment. It will be safe with this cool backpack. You can go for a long shooting walk and take all the necessary things with you.
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.
This keychain won’t help you take night photos, but it will definitely help you illuminate your way home in the darkest of nights. It has a total lifespan of up to 10,000 hours so you stand a better chance of growing old than having the flashlight go out.
Your ultimate photo collection is at your fingertips now. This digital frame shows the pictures and receives them from the most popular social platforms.
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! Various capacities.
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.
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.
If you think 360 degree panoramas are cool, wait until you record your first 360 degree HD movie and look at it on Youtube or in a set of VR goggles.
Tell everyone who you are in a creative way. This T-shirt is super-stylish and comfortable.
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.
If an underwater digital cam is not enough for a photographer because he does not let the SLR out of his sight, you can give him a camera case that will keep his equipment dry.
Rules are made to be broken. Break all the photography rules with this lomographic fisheye circle cutter.
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.
This pack comes with five of the most popular surfaces, so choose the one you like the best.
Would you like your friend to take original and unusual photos? This cool, tilt-shift lens will help.
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.
This camera is here to take general photography into a new, exciting era. Taking multiple exposures has never been so easy!
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.
This amazing, hard-frosted, back-case cover will bring a brand new look to your iPhone.
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.
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.
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.
This cute toy that looks like a camera and has a flashlight will be a great decoration for your bunch of keys. It is available in different colors.
This camera has an integrated printer with zink paper. So you can capture, edit and, in less than a minute, print your photo.
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.
Get ready to experience photos, movies and games like you’ve never done before. Enter the world of virtual reality and be surrounded by your environments.
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 cool holder.
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.
Forget about trip photos without you! Forget about asking, “Excuse me, could you please take a picture of us?” Being a photographer is not a reason to not show up in all memorable shots. This pocket extender will help you on any trip.
Change the photos at home quickly and easily. With sticker photo frames, you can change the images even every day.
I think this camera will make its owner very happy because of its really cute face on the front of the camera body.
Do you like the style of Polaroid photos? You can turn an ordinary image into a Polaroid shot with these nice frames.
A level camera cube will help you achieve balance in your shots.
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.
This futuristic looking camera takes 360 degree photos and videos with one click using two F/2 lenses and automatically stitches them together. Easily post to Facebook for interactive viewing or use a set of VR goggles such as those above.
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.
This cute case will spare your Polaroid instant mobile printer from dust and damage during transit.
This cleaning pen is safe for use on all lens, plasma and glass surfaces. Nothing will help you remove oily fingerprints better than this lens pen!
This useful, simple and lightweight dolly kit will help you take amazing shots. It comes with a travel bag and a clip for your iPhone. It is an excellent example of attention to detail.
Now you can print your pictures right from your computer, iOS and Android device. It’s all possible with this awesome, compact photo printer.
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!
Cameras as the main source of your inspiration are super delicious, aren’t they? Meet the camera cookie cutters that will help you make funny, tasty and cute cookies!
This pocket flash memory card reader and writer is a perfect solution for image and data transfer between your computer and other multimedia devices.
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.
This fantastic wall collage is a great way to present your family photos. It can be a nice gift for a photographer.
Give your camera extra reach on top of your regular lens, when you’re not able to get closer.
Small flash memory cards and other teeny items will never be lost with this awesome carrying case.
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.
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 as well as long exposures without shake.
A microfiber cleaning cloth is hidden inside a small bag that looks like a keychain and can be clipped to your keys or camera equipment.
This bag looks like a casual one, but in fact it is a cool travel bag. With it, you can always hide your favorite cam from the thieves.
This camera is an amazing combination of retro style, well-built design and functional application with integral film.
So you want a ring light that will fit your phone camera? Sure, it exists. Great for selfies and any time a constant, adjustable light source is needed.
This nice, stylish vintage ring with a camera will be a nice gift for your girlfriend or sister.
This stunning necklace is available in 18″. All fashion girls rejoice!
This video camera was designed to make HD time lapse photography as simple as possible. It has the flexibility to change lenses.
It’s quite difficult to find a good photo album these days, but maybe this one is exactly what you want?
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.
Fish eye-effect photos are popular today. So what are you waiting for? Buy this cute lens, and take creative shots with your Phone! Not to mention all the other effects!
This backup car-camera system will give you the ability to see everything behind you even if your car did not come with one.
Shooting with a Polaroid camera is so exciting! But sometimes you run out of paper for printing at the most inopportune moment! So stock up on it beforehand.
These cameras were designed specifically for use during sports but they are great whenever you need your hands free or even for drones. Don’t lose any interesting moments!
When the tripod is not helpful, use this cool bean bag to fix the camera and keep on taking good shots.
Of course you’ll never forget the moment when you see someone drink from a lens mug. One more cup from this collection, but with a cozy handle.
Cute clips with hearts for your lovely photos.
One more pillow with photo prints on it. Transform your room into a cozy, fun place.
This compact photo printer allows you to print your photos directly from any digital camera.
This touching and humorous story written by Tracy Leshay can be a real blessing for your special photographer. Not only is it made up of beautiful black and white photographs, but it is also a great way to introduce your favorite medium to a child – an opportunity many photography addicted moms and dads would appreciate.
This memory card holder will come in handy for any photographer – it keeps your memory cards neat, organized, and right where you need them. Small yet valuable!
Need a good clean background picture for your latest blog post? Learning the lighting principles? Need a quick yet high-quality photo of an item to sell? This pop-up studio comes with everything you need to take quality pictures anytime and anywhere.
Unlike camera flash, the light is a constant source of light which can be easily mounted to the headphone jack of your smartphone, the hot shoe of your camera or just carried in your hand. Now, the lack of natural lighting is not an obstacle on your way to great photos.
Turn your smartphone into a nifty instant camera with this smart printer from Polaroid. It uses no ink, no toner, only a cutting-edge ZINK paper enabling you to print out your photos and graphics in seconds. You can even quickly make stickers out of your prints by simply peeling of their backs!
Bring your light painting to the “Pure Awesomeness” level with this programmable LED tool. You can light paint any shape, words, and even another photo across a long exposure. This thing can easily be your next favorite toy.
There are many touchscreen gloves available on the market today, but what if you love your old ones or want to buy some cute gloves without touch-enabled threads? With Touch Tonic you can use any pair of fabric or fleece gloves to take pictures with your phone keeping your fingertips warm and cozy.
With this great device you can scan 35mm film right into your phone! Sharing your passion for analog photography was never this easy!
Ready to give a boost to your iPhone or Android phone, the power boost keychain could easily be the most useful keychain you’ve ever had.
With this 3.8X magnification filter for a GoPro Hero camera, you’ll be able to get a big picture of a smaller universe.
This colorful strap will give a warm feel to your photography outfit.
Subtle detail for a big passion. Express your love for iPhone photography with this stylish, 100% handcrafted case made of natural bamboo.
With this kit you’ll forget what bad lighting is.
Does your photographer enjoy astronomy and own a telescope? With this amazing imager he/she will be able to capture colorful nebulae and galaxies.
Whether you’re hosting a photography club party or sipping espresso before starting a busy day, these nifty shot glasses will add coolness to your experience.
Made of soft felt, this pouch does a great job keeping your fragile camera gear safe. It has a Velcro back that sticks to your gear bag’s inside and ensures secure carrying while you’re on the go.
An iconic book that every photography enthusiast and history fan will be thankful for.
How cool are these? Nice conversation piece and fashion statement. They can also be used to stop zoom lens creep.
In his book, John Harrington offers an easy-to-learn approach to the hardest part for most creative professionals. A perfect gift for any photographer who dreams to reach success doing what they love most.
Regardless of technology progress, lighting is a topic that will never be out of discussion in the world of photography and art in general. Fil Hunter’s guide on photographic lighting contains a goldmine of valuable information for both pro photographers and beginners.
The book by the renowned photographer Zach Arias provides a candid and valuable look inside the photographic industry. It is a great way to receive necessary advice and guidance as you’re navigating a rapidly-changing world of professional photography.
This weird spider-looking device (officially the world’s first multi-aperture computational camera) is a new sensation in the photography world. With its one-of-a-kind optics design and cutting-edge imaging engine, it’s definitely one of the best gifts to give, or receive.
Light field photography is something you have to try to understand. You select depth of field after you have taken the photo, even in the comfort of your home after a trip.
Any event photographer working at concerts and other loud events for hours will appreciate these nearly invisible ear plugs. Not only do they lower the decibels, they make the sounds clearer so you can actually have a conversation with someone unlike traditional plugs.
Ever want to bring live nature and clouds inside your room? Now you can with this clever device that will project whats outside your window inside while making the image much brighter and sharper on your walls. Hope you have your camera ready!
It may not be the cheapest, but how great is this little metal replica of a Canon IV SB rangefinder camera.
What a great idea, this device turns your phone into an instant camera. You can print any image saved on your phone or take some photos and print them instantly.
We hope this collection comes in handy. Happy gift giving!
*** Feel free to check out more gifts ideas for those who do not stop at still images in our new collection: Gifts For Filmmakers
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