We all have a friend and/or family member that LOVES PHOTOGRAPHY! To help you out this holiday season, we’ve created a gift guide for photographers that fits any budget.
Whether you want to get camera accessories or a brand new camera, check out our list of amazing gifts that are perfect for photographers.
Gifts Under $100
This is the newest line of instant cameras by Fujifilm. This instant camera is one of the most affordable instant cameras on the market and is great for road trips, vacation, parties, and much more! These cameras also have a wide range of film and accessories that you can buy later on.
2) Camera Light For Camera Phones
There are a variety of selfie ring lights that simply clip onto your smartphone so you can take photos at night or dark restaurant. There are even cell phone cases that have small studio lights built into them, such as the Lumee phone cases (however, they do cost quite a bit more then selfie light rings that you can find on Amazon).
Price: $15.00 – $30.00
3) Holga 135BC Camera (35mm Film Format Camera)
Many companies have stopped making old-school film cameras but Holga has created an affordable 35mm film format camera that could make a great gift! The Holga 135BC is perfect for digital photographers to experience what it was like to take photos back in the 90s.
4) Polaroid Studio Light Tent Kit (Portable Lighting Kit)
This gift is perfect for any blogger, product photographer or traveller. This studio lighting kit by Polaroid comes with 2 lights, small tent, backdrops, tripod and case for a very reasonable price!
5) Glass Spheres & Prisms For Photography
Glass spheres and prisms are great for photographers who want to be more abstract and creative with their shots. You’ll be able to find a variety of glass prisms and spheres online (be sure to not purchase the plastic ones as the image quality suffers).
Price: $20.00 +
Don’t just get any boring old picture frame! This frame holds 2 photos and has an LED lit so your photos can be seen at night without it being over distracting. Best of all, this frame makes it looks like the photos are floating, making it a great piece of decoration for any photographer’s home!
Photo Ed Magazine is a Canadian publication that provide photographers with tips, news, interviews and a wide range of other types of articles. They publish 3 issues every year (Spring/Summer, Fall, Winter) and they deliver to anywhere in Canada, and United States!
Gifts Between $100 – $250
With amazing cameras on phones like the iPhone 8 or the Samsung S8, images are ready to print straight from your phone! This HP portable photo printer is small, compact, and prints sharp 2″ by 3″ photos. Best of all, this printer uses ZINK technology (zero ink printing technology) so you don’t need to worry about changing ink cartridges.
This digital photo frame is one of the bestsellers on Amazon! With 8GB of memory and the ability to playback video clips, this picture frame is very versatile. It also comes with a built-in sensor so that when you enter a room, the photo frame will automatically display images.
There has been a series of refurbished Polaroid cameras for anyone looking for this vintage piece of gear. All cameras in the refurbished vintage series by Polaroid Originals come with a 1-year warranty so you won’t have to worry about any issues with the camera!
Gifts Between $250+
Know someone who wants to be an aspiring photographer but doesn’t have a camera? We recommend the Canon EOS Rebel T7i as it is one of the best APS-C (crop-frame) DSLR cameras which are perfect to learn with. This camera is great for teens and adults!
13) DJI Spark (Photography & Video Drone)
The DJI Spark is an amazing drone that’s small and compact compared to other drones on the market right now. This mini drone is great for travelling and very easy to carry around. Best of all, this drone still shoots high quality photos and images!