Perfect Christmas Gifts for Photographers
Christmas is coming, for those who celebrate it, whether you like to believe it or not! We’ve compiled this list of great gifts for photographers this Christmas. Put a smile on a loved one or friend’s face!
1. Digital Hi-Res Photo Frame (Motion Sensitive)
This is no ordinary digital photo frame! Displaying beautiful hi-res photos, this stylish frame detects movement and turns on when someone is nearby. Let family and friends sit back and enjoy the hard work of the photographer in your life!
2. GoPro Hero 4
Splash out this Christmas on the revolutionary GoPro Hero 4. This camera is an impressive feat of technology, combining compact size and superb quality it makes a great companion for any adventurous photographer. The black edition shoots 4K resolution video at up to 30 frames a second – WOW. Looking to capture life in slow motion? It’ll shoot 1080p HD video at 120 frames per second (4x slow motion). There is also a silver edition available: slightly cheaper, it is more limited in its capabilities but is still an impressive camera.
3. Lens Cleaning Kit
Why spend all that money on a great lens, and then scrub dust off of the glass with a grubby t-shirt? Any seasoned photographer will tell you that this is a very bad idea! Every photographer should have this cleaning kit in their camera bag! Eliminate the risk of scratches on your glass by cleaning it the right way.
4. Novelty Toilet Roll Dispenser
This oversized film canister will brighten up any photographer’s bathroom. Fill it with toilet roll instead of film rolls, and dispense away!
5. “I Shoot People” Mug
Who doesn’t love a mug for Christmas? This will put a smile on everyone’s faces!
6. Pack of 10 Hand Warmers
Photographers often find themselves in chilly situations, so these hand warmers are perfect. Simply take them out of their packet and shake them, and they’ll start to produce heat in a chemical reaction. Perfect for stopping your fingers freezing! This pack of 10 makes for a great stocking filler.
7. All-In-1 Fast Card Reader
This card reader by Kingston reads a variety of memory cards (CF, SD, Micro SD and more). Even better, it uses a USB 3.0 connection to ensure super fast transfer speeds! No more will you have to sit and wait for hours for all of your photos to transfer to your computer.
8. Sealskinz Photography Gloves
Sealskinz produce high quality gloves, and these will definitely keep you warm on a cold day! The thumb and index finger of the glove both flip backwards, allowing you to operate your camera when needed, whilst keeping your hand warm. Perfect!
9. Wildlife Photography Hide
Every wildlife photographer should own their own wildlife hide. These pop-up hides are lightweight and easily carried. They assemble quickly with minimal effort, allowing you to get straight down to business. Blend into your surroundings and capture the photos of your dreams! This particular hide is very reasonably priced at just £75, and is recommended by Nature TTL!
Take a look at our article “10 Awesome Photography Gifts for Father’s Day” for even more awesome gifts! Even though we’re talking about Christmas here, the gifts listed are still ideal!