Do you need to find a present for a photographer? Here are 28 of the best gifts for photographers that will appeal to people of all skill levels. There is an endless list of photographic gifts available for the hobby, almost too much to choose from!
If you ask any photographer what their next photography item is on their Wishlist, it will likely be something awfully expensive. Here are some more realistically priced gifts for any occasion.
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Here are some ideas for photography gifts. Treat someone to a special present for any occasion.
Photographers should calibrate their monitors regularly to ensure that the colours that are seen on the screen will be true. Get consistent printing results when printing at home or at a lab with a SpyderX Elite calibration device.
The SpiderX Studio is a more advanced version of the device above aimed at more serious photographers or digital artists. A great gift for freelance photographers.
A tripod is something that can help photographers to get much better, stable photos. Especially in low light or at night. A simple but useful gift. This tripod is an entry level one that has a quick release mounting plate to speed up getting set up to take pictures.
This neat little carrying case is a great thing to keep a mixture of stuff in. For example, memory cards, charging cables and cloths that would otherwise be loose in a camera bag.
For photographer’s dust bunnies are a constant struggle. These are little dots that appear on images caused by dust on the lens or sensor. This camera cleaning kit is a great gift to give a photography fan to help keep their camera and lenses nice and clean.
For more advanced photographers that want to progress into time-lapse photography, this is a wonderful gift. This slider allows photographers to record time-lapse footage while the camera pans across the horizon for professional results.
Often new photographers start off their hobby with a tiny camera bag, if any at all. As they accumulate more equipment a larger camera bag could be a good gift. This compact one has room for several pieces of equipment and is waterproof.
creating videos is often a progression that photographers make. If their camera has a microphone socket and a flash shoe, this high-level microphone will make any video sound great.
Give this rain cover as a gift to help photographers keep their camera dry and protected when the weather is a little more, British! Universal, it should fit most DSLRs.
This 10 in 1 clip on phone camera lens kit should work with most mobile phones. A great gift for photographers, this kit will help them to get more out of their phone camera.
Photography Book Gifts
Give someone the gift of an amazing photography book. Help someone to get inspired, or to learn additional photography skills from books that will make great gifts for all occasions.
This beautiful hardcover book contains all 100 awarded images in the “Wildlife Photographer of the Year” 2020 competition. A wonderful present for photographers.
The photos in this National Geographic book are stunning. Taken by the photographers at National Geographic, the pictures in this book are great to just look at, or to use as inspiration.
This new book by Scott Kelby is aim at helping iPhone photographers to get the most out of the camera on their phone. A great gift for casual photographers.
One of the most popular genres of photography. This book is a great gift for photographers, highlighting images and wisdom from some of the masters of landscape photography.
In the age of the influencer, food photographer has never been so popular. Is someone you know a budding food photographer? Give them this book as a good relevant present.
Countryfile – A Picture of Britain is a wonderful book featuring a collection of viewers’ photos takin in the United Kingdom.
This book by Michael Kenna is a wonderful gift. Photographers that love atmospheric black and white images with enjoy looking at Michael’s work.
This book is a great resource for people wanting to learn more about editing photos in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Give someone this to learn how to get the best results out of their photo editing.
Give this book as a gift to a new photographer so that it can help them to learn how to photograph anything.
This is another book that is a great photography gift that can help someone learn more about photography. Understanding Exposure will teach people how to capture great photographs with any camera.
Photography Clothing Gifts
Getting cold hands is not fun for a photographer, especially in the dead of winter. These photographer’s gloves will keep someone’s hands nice and toasty. They even have an adjustable finger so you can still operate your camera.
Staying dry while taking photos can be a challenge at times. With this 3 in 1 poncho, staying dry will be easy while still maintaining a level of flexibility. It may even sit over your camera bag too. A practical gift that will be someone’s favourite in torrential rain!
Give this t-shirt as a gift to a photographer who has a sense of humour! A fun novelty casual t-shirt.
A fun photography related hoody with the saying “I’ll fix it in Photoshop” across the front. Casual gift for photographers.
A novelty t-shirt that is a great gift for photography geeks. Available for men or women.
Other Photography Gifts
This SD card reader could be a lifesaver for Apple users when out in the field. Copy files to your Apple device so you can back up your photos and continue shooting.
A novelty photography mug that says “I Shoot People and Sometimes Cut Off Their Heads”. A great small gift or stocking filler.
A travel mug is an essential gift for any landscape photographer. Nothing beats the ability to drink a cup of coffee while on your way to your photography location, trying to get there before sunrise.