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.
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!
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!
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.
This charger is also a flexible tripod. It lets you take photos and charge your phone at the same time as keeping it steady.
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.
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.
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.
This huge telephoto lens makes your phone look funny, but it gives 8x-12x zoom to your phone camera.
Discover a new, funny way to take pictures with this vivid, cheerful Holga camera.
Everyone backs up their pictures, do they not? Available in black, red, blue and gray colors.
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.
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.
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 preset in group photos!
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.
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!
Feeling addicted to your favorite apps? Buy these sweet, photo-app pins to show the world your eternal devotion to Instagram, Photoshop and Pinterest!
This classic instant camera has six shooting modes and endless possibilities to play around with.
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.
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.
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 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.
This colorful, vivid camera stripe has soft, neoprene backing to protect your neck. Its length is adjustable to fit both kids and adults.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This amazing, blue camera strap is stylish and high-quality. It will help you to hold your favorite camera in motion.
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 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.
It is a special offer for fashionable girls! The vintage camera ring will speak for your hobby.
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!
It is an ergonomic grip that makes your iPhone feel just like an SLR and even smarter!
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!
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 specially for you. It will help you to take really dreamlike night photos. Create true magic with your camera!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
This cute sticker will add elegance to any Macbook. It’s a great gift for a girlfriend, if she is a photography fan.
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.
Some moments of life need the instant replay button. With this mini Kodak photo camera, you’ve got one whenever you go.
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 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.
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.
Canon fans will never stay indifferent to this awesome, highly detailed lens piggy bank.
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.
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!
Flickr is a perfect social networking platform for all photography lovers. Every true photographer would say, “I will work for a PRO account!”
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 elegant, durable skin for your iPhone looks like a real camera and protects the phone from damages.
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 flash light will be a great decoration to your bunch of keys. It is available in different colors.
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.
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.
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.
Creative, non-standard photos are trendy now. This clip-on fish eye lens will help you to take awesome pictures with your favorite iPhone.
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.
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 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.
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.
An awesome landscape picture without handshake blur is reality with this monopod.
A level camera cube will help you to 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.
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.
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 pink case will spare your Polaroid instant mobile printer from dust and damage during transit.
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!
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.
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.
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 to make funny, tasty and cute cookies!
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.
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.
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.
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.
This fantastic wall collage is a great way to present your family photos. It can be a good gift for a photographer.
Give your camera extra reach, 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
This camera is an amazing combination of retro style, well-built design and functional applications with integral film.
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!
Internal flash lights up our photography life, but sometimes, there is too much light. So this reflector will help you to control the light.
It is a modern device that tracks movement via sensor. Swivl always knows who or what you want to film.
This nice, stylish vintage ring with camera will be an amazing gift for your girlfriend or sister.
This stunning necklace is available in red. 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 iPhone!
This backup car-camera system will give you the ability to see everything behind your tracks.
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.
These cameras were designed specifically for use during sports. 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 the travel 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, funny place.
This compact, white photo printer allows you to print your photos directly from any digital camera.
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!