30 Gifts for Photographers To Capture the Moment

Updated on December 4, 2021 Updated on Dec 4, 2021
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    If you have a professional photographer in your life or just an amateur Instagrammer, these gifts will inspire them to point and click. Our guide has great photography gift ideas and accessories to help them take better pictures, take more pictures, or edit those pictures to share with the world to see. Our gift guide has the best gifts for photographers who are always capturing the moment.

  1. Lensball
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    If you are looking for a tool to achieve higher levels of creativity in your photos, Lensball is for you. It is a gorgeous photography sphere made out of high-grade optical crystal that allows anyone to dive into endless creative photography possibilities. You can capture a 180-degree view of your surroundings right in the palm of your hand, and it is so simple that anyone can use it—one of the coolest camera accessories.

  3. Insta Max Mini 90
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    In the world of digital photography, this camera will give them so old-school vibes. The Instax Mini 90 – designed with a classic look offers advanced features, such as bulb and double exposures to capture light creatively on the instant film. The mini polaroid is also equipped with new functions and features like macro mode and high-performance flash, making this an instant camera for every photographer developed under the concept neo-classic. This is a film camera, so add some Fujifilm Instax mini so they can get started using it right away. If the classic look isn’t her style, they also have their Original Insta Mini, and it’s half the price.

  5. Photoshop Shortcuts Keyboard Skin
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    A good helper for Adobe Photoshop CS users, increase your PS speed to that of an expert. No more frustration searching for which key is which PS shortcut. Each XSKN silicone skin is heat molded to ensure a perfect fit. In addition, each color is hand-screened using silicone paint which is heat fused into the silicone keyboard skin to become one, making it durable, crack-proof, and washable—perfect gift for your photography friend who is just starting.

  7. Instant Photo Printer
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    With the Kodak Dock Plus, you can print your favorite pics instantly from your mobile devices! Using a reliable and stable Bluetooth connection, this instant photo printer can help you save timeless memories.

  9. Memory Card Case
  10. Keep your memory cards organized and labeled inside both strong nylon cases. Perfect storage and travel accessory for their camera. Each memory card case has 22 slots: 18 small slots that hold cards up to 24mm wide and four large slots that hold cards up to 43mm wide. The case has a high-quality zipper, and it is made from durable nylon mesh. It’s tough and lightweight, so that it will protect the case contents.

  11. Close Up Phone Lens
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    The macro lens is made of a five pcs quality glass lens instead of a cheap resinous lens. Each lens has 3-5 layers of coating to increase lens transmissivity and reduce reflectivity. As a result, it can offer HD view, no distortion, no vignetting, no dark corners. Start to take close-up photos with your cell phone with the macro lens.

  13. Lens Mug
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    Bring beverages into sharp focus with the camera coffee mug. This striking mug has the look and feels of an authentic SLR camera lens, from focus and aperture rings to distance and depth of field scales.  Beneath the detailed surface resides a fully functional go anywhere travel-ready beverage container. Even a lens cap was included. So give coffee, tea, lattes, and other beverages the exposure they deserve—a perfect gift for a coffee lover.

  15. Camera Dolly
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    The Pico Dolly is designed to allow the photographer and videographer new creative possibilities. The new patent-pending Pico Dolly features a sturdy CNC machined plate with two 1/4-20 thread holds and one male 1/4-20 thread post to mount up to full-size ball heads and articulating friction arms. In addition, the heavy-duty plate will support camcorders or full-size HDSLR’s and accessories such as LEDs, small monitors, video cameras, and microphones.

  17. Camera Ornament 
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    These Kurt Adler Classic and Digital Camera Ornaments are unique to any holiday decor or Christmas tree. This assortment features a classic silver and black camera with a brown case and a sleek black digital camera. Makes a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer for your photographer friend.

  19. Camera Cleaning Kit
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    The Altura Photo Optical Cleaning Solution is a professional cleaner that cleans lenses and camera bodies without leaving any residue. It dissipates static without making use of harsh chemicals such as alcohol, ammonia, or detergents. The solution comes in a great ergonomic bottle and cleaning cloth, perfect to clean your favorite items anywhere with ease. With a compact and sturdy build, you can keep one in your office, purse, by your computer, or anywhere you like.

  21. Don’t Be Negative Tee
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    This “don’t be negative shirt” makes an excellent photographer gift! Made of 85% cotton + 15% polyester, this women’s retro ultra-chic shirt is comfortable to wear. Perfect for working or working out.

  23. Miggo Strap
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    The Flexible Mini Tripod is a flexible tripod that adjusts to any surface and can hold Mirrorless and compact cameras in countless positions giving you stabilization anywhere. These little gadgets have five extremely durable legs that can be contorted and adjusted to fit compact cameras. Splat folds onto users’ cameras in countless ways, securing them in a tight and protective grip. The versatile universal tripod mount effortlessly adjusts to any surface.

  25. Photographer Mug
  26. If you are an avid photographer and lovemaking portrait shots, then this is the ultimate mug for you! So flaunt your camera-loving self and tell people who you are with this deadly high-quality print on a sturdy ceramic mug, perfect for showing off your true attitude!

  27. Lense Wrappers
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    Tenba Messenger Wraps are a fast and easy way to protect just about anything you want to carry, especially in an unpadded bag or suitcase. The soft padded square rolls, folds, or wraps into just about any shape or configuration, then self-secures, creating a form-fitting cocoon around your equipment.

  29. DSLR Photography Cheat Sheet
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    If you are looking for a good gift for a beginner, these cheat sheets include 20 pages of helpful photography tips printed on 11 double-sided plastic cards. The information is concise, easy to understand, and suitable for any Nikon, Canon, or Sony brand DSLR camera model. At 3×4 inches, they are easy to fit in your pocket and clip to your purse or camera bag for reference. A carabiner is included!

  31. Camera Bag
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    This lightweight, durable camera backpack is ready for all your daily escapades! Adjustable, padded dividers allow you to customize the main compartment to the various combinations of cameras, lenses, sd cards, and photography gear you might pick to accompany you on your daily adventures.

  33. Ring Light
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    This beefy 12-inch ring light kicks out 20W of power from 240 LEDs. It’s big and bright enough to work as a critical light for sumptuous portraits, selfies, and even Zoom meetings. It offers luminance adjustment from 10-100% and five newly designed color temperature diffusers from 3000K-6000K. Its larger size makes it perfect for beauty and makeup work, too.

  35. Flexible Tripod
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    Get crisper shots with this durable, lightweight tripod. The rubberized foot grips and wrappable legs will secure professional cameras up to 6.6lbs. as they hold their stance to any viable surface and can wrap around anything for a better angle.

  37. Lens Watch
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    Made with a camera-inspired design, this Japanese original installation import pointer movement provides precise and accurate timekeeping. Made with 3ATM water-resistant for those underwater photographers and a stainless strap.

  39. White Balance Lens Cover
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    Allows digital photographers to quickly and easily set an accurate custom white balance. Individually assembled, calibrated, and certified for neutrality in the visible spectrum and 18% light transmission. It can be used on the fly to set a white balance in-camera when shooting JPEG or later in post-production when shooting RAW. Using a JJC white balance filter to develop a custom white balance results in consistently balanced color and eliminates many yellow, red and blue color casts commonly seen in digital photography.

  41. Desk Organizer
  42. The durable, heavy, coated cardboard pieces punch out and assemble in mere minutes—no glue or scissors required! A picture-perfect way to keep a desk tidy! Eye-catching and functional, this vintage-inspired desk accessory will be an instant favorite of camera enthusiasts.

  43. Photo Coasters
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    Coasters are often a boring necessity for those with neat freak tendencies. The Instant Glass Coasters allow you to use your photos to personalize an often overlooked home accessory. Use photos of friends, family, favorite places, favorite quotes… the possibilities are endless! They’ll be catching your visitors’ eye as well as their mugs.

  45. Phone Cover
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    Our iPhone Slim Case combines premium protection with brilliant design. The slim profile keeps your tech looking sleek while guarding against scuffs and scratches. Just snap it onto the case, and you’re good to go.

  47. Camera Dial Cufflinks
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    These fabulous 35mm camera dial cufflinks bring back memories, don’t they? As a child, I remember my father adjusting the aperture, f-stop, and other things just like that. All that works just for one picture? Was it worth all the hassle? Well, yes, if you get the perfect picture. Just another funny cufflinks design brought to you by Cuff-Daddy. Please know that these are replicas of the knob and look just like the photo. It makes a great gift idea and arrives in a handsome gift box.

  49. DJI Mavic Drone
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    The Mavic Air 2 camera drone takes power and portability to the next level. It combines a powerful camera with intelligent shooting modes for stunning results. Push your imagination to its limits because aerial photography has never been this easy.

  51. Journal
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    This distinctive collection of beautifully designed journals makes a statement with bold sentiments, modern typography, and artwork by contemporary designers and illustrators. Each journal contains periodic typeset quotations enhanced with striking artwork and lots of lined pages for capturing the day’s thoughts, musings, and prose.

  53. Photography Book
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    Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Tom Ang, Photography lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years. Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, Photography: The Definitive Visual History is the only book of its kind to give a comprehensive account of the people, the photographs, and the technologies that have shaped the history of photography.

  55. Solar Powered Charger
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    Kiss power outlets goodbye and embrace the power of the sun. This is a solar-powered portable charger that utilizes the sun’s rays to charge your smartphones and tablets. The charger’s solar panel cells allow them to reach 21-24% of conversion efficiency while providing sufficient power, up to 2.0A max per port or 3.0A max overall. It’s the perfect gift for the adventure photographer. 

  57. Purse With Removable Camera Case
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    This DSLR camera bag is anything but ordinary. There’s no denying the appeal of bold colors. Be playful with sunflower yellow, hot with luscious red, down-to-earth with brown, or cheerful with blue. The 1-cm thick padded bottom, walls, and dividers ensure the safety of your camera gear on the go. The removable insert makes it easy to convert the camera bag to a handbag.

  59. Fun Camera Strap
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    Every photographer needs a fun camera strap. This fashion pattern camera strap made for anyone who wants to add a touch of fun to their DSLR camera. Made of high-quality pure cotton webbing, top cowhide, and super-soft fiber cloth, make it more durable and comfortable to carry. The application of Japanese Nifco and American Duraflex high-tensile plastic fasteners ensures you to use the camera without worrying about damaging it. You never have to worry about damaging your camera making it perfect for on the go. Just strap it to your Nikon and head out.

  61. Enamel Pin
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    This Camera lapel pin is die struck from jeweler’s metal with black enamel color fill and is nickel plated. A perfect for your favorite photographer or a class of photography students. A great way to reward for a project well done! Each includes a standard clutch back and individually poly bagged.

  63. Reflector Set
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    The arc-shaped light reflectors are different from others traditional reflectors. They are to be rotated freely for offering multi-angle fill light. The innovative styling provides wider light spread for you and captures the light. Ideal for all types of photography.