Last Updated on May 28, 2020
Like many tech junkies, photographers are also technology enthusiasts. Finding the right gift for a photograher isn’t easy, but we’re here to help.
For photographers, the best gifts are the ones that will make their life easier. Any kind of gift that provides comfort, increases productivity, speeds up their work or simply makes them smile is ideal.
Today we collected twenty-five awesome accessories and tools for photographers. If you have a family member, friend, or a loved one who’s a photographer, this gift guide is for you. Happy gift shopping!
Leather Camera Strap by Wood & Faulk
The perfect compliment to your favorite camera, this fine leather wriststrap was made to keep your old friend safely tied to you. It is only suited for a lug mount, so make sure your camera is compatible. Has protective tab built into the construction to protect your camera from any marring.
Gorillapod Flexible Tripod
Designed with self-timer photography in mind, the Gorillapod lets you mount your camera just about anywhere you want so that you can include everyone in your automatic shots.
The F-Stop Watch
Camera USB Drive
This camera flash drive is a fun and convenient way to save all of your important documents whether you are at the office or at home.
The Level Camera Cube
This 3-Axis Spirit/Bubble Level makes it easy to line up great shots. Simply put it into the camera’s hot shoe/flash mount and check the three bubbles.
Camera Lens Bracelets
Film Roll Salt and Pepper Shakers
This is a tasty gift for the film lover in your life. Photographers live and breathe photography and now they can eat it too… well at least spice things up a little with these fun salt & pepper shakers dressed up as vintage rolls of film.
Canvas Camera Backpack
The canvas camera backpack has a unique two separate packets design. The upper is shape-free for various objects while the below packet can hold your camera equipment. A soft and durable inner liner is designed for Sony, Canon, Nikon, Olympus cameras. It is very suitable for photography lovers to use in short trips or daily travel.
Camera Cookie Cutters
Lytro Light Field Camera
Shoot first, focus later. The Lytro camera is the first consumer camera that records the entire light field—all the rays of light traveling in every direction through a scene—instead of a flat 2D image.
B-GRIP EVO Camera Belt
B-Grip EVO by Cptech is the innovation system for carrying a DSLR camera on your hip. Made of the highest quality materials EVO guarantees comfort, safety, and on the fly availability of your DSLR. Supports a weight up to 17.64 lbs and adapts to the needs of professional and recreational photographers alike.
Crystal DSLR Camera Bookends
Holga iPhone Lens for iPhone 4/4S
A rotating disk equipped with 9 different lenses for your iPhone!
3-Way Camera Strap
Joby’s 3-Way Camera Strap is the only comprehensive solution that allows you to comfortably carry your DSLR or Compact System Camera as a wrist, shoulder or neck strap. This versatile strap combines the quick camera access of a wrist strap, the comfort of a shoulder strap, and the hands-free convenience of a neck strap. Optimized for ergonomic use on-the-go, the patent-pending design allows you to change your camera position to minimize muscle fatigue over the course of a shoot. Whether you need to free up your hands to change lenses or you want your camera at your side to maneuver around sidewalk traffic, the JOBY 3-Way Camera Strap offers the convenience of three camera strap modes in one compact design.
Fujifilm Instax Mini
This easy point-and-shoot camera provides simple controls, a high quality lens, and pops out images instantly.
The Brooklyn Leather Camera Satchel by ONA
Thisvegetable-tanned leather camera bag is designed to protect an SLR with an attached lens and up to 3 additional lenses or small accessories. A slit pocket along the back of the bag is perfect for securing your iPad or e-reader, while the front pocket is designed to hold a small wallet, lens caps and personal items. The Brooklyn is the ideal companion for weekend getaways, impromptu photo shoots with friends, and professional shoots.
Vintage Camera Pencil Sharpener
Don’t be fooled, it’s not a working camera, it’s just a pencil sharpener.
Vintage Camera LED Keychain
Vintage Camera keychain makes shutter sound and flashes LED light when button is pressed.
Nikon Lens Flask & Mug
Minox DCC 5.1 Classic Digital Camera
State-of-the-art technology and optical systems behind the nostalgic look provide images of brilliant quality. It has a Minoctar 9.0mm lens (42mm in 35mm format) with a 4x digital zoom. Pictures are stored in the camera’s 128MB internal memory, or on a SDHC memory card up to 16GB. Functional controls have been unobtrusively integrated in the body, including a 2″ TFT color monitor. The camera can also capture video at 320 x 240 pixels for up to 60 seconds per clip. Power is reliably supplied by a replaceable Lithium-ion battery that is charged via a USB connection.
This kit contains 21 custom shaped discs including stars, hearts, a happy and sad smiley, animal icons, sports icon and several signs. In addition, you receive eight blank discs with which you can cut your own patterns. Using the included holder, you mount it on the lens, insert your selected disc and shoot your portrait. In this way, you can tailor your special effects to your portrait needs.
Olloclip iPhone Fisheye Lens
Fisheye lens, macro lens, and wide-angle lens for iPhone 4 /4S.
Use slides of your own photographs to create a mood that’s unique to you – just slot your images into place for a constantly changeable look.
The Ring Flash Adapter
The O Ring flash Adapter creates a very special lighting effect, there are no electronics, no flash tubes and no cumbersome cables!
12-Inch Collapsible Reflector
This double sided collapsible reflector offers the ideal solution to the control for reflected light.