75 Best Gifts for Photographers in 2021 [Best Photo Gift Ideas]

Though it can sometimes feel like your photographer pal has everything already, odds are, this isn't actually the case. Sure, they might have a camera and some other equipment, but the world of photography is a vast one. 

So, how can you get personalized gifts for photographers?

Well, we guarantee that there are plenty of great gifts for photographers out there they'd love to have! 

From creative photo gift ideas, to new gear and innovative equipment, this article will delve into 75 of the best photographer gifts.

The Best Gifts for Photographers

  1. Camera Bags and Cases
  2. Travel Tools
  3. Cameras
  4. Scene Enhancers
  5. Camera/Phone Add-Ons
  6. Cleaning Supplies
  7. For Photos
  8. Just for Fun

Camera Bags and Cases

1. Sunny 16 Voyager Camera Backpack

The Sunny 16 Voyager camera backpack is a midsize camera backpack, making it versatile for any kind of photography. By far, it's one of the best gifts for photographers.

The Voyager is an affordable option given all its features, coming in at $169.

This backpack packs a serious amount of gear for its size, fitting two DSLR cameras, up to seven lenses, a laptop, a tablet, and other accessories. It’s made of a weatherproof material, which keeps equipment safe and sound.  

For comfort, this backpack features both padded shoulder straps and padding on the back made of light, breathable material. It provides comfort over extended periods of time wearing it, and keeps cool when it’s hot out. It even has removable waist straps too!


On top of that, it gives photographer’s quick access to their camera. The Voyager conveniently has multiple access points to equipment with both rear access, side access, and a top pocket. Having side access as the primary bag opening keeps equipment safe. 

Speaking of safety, you can also use the hidden zipper and anti-theft clamshell opening to secure their equipment.


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★★ 

Sunny 16 Voyager Camera Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $169+
  • External size: 17"L x 11” W x 6” H
  • Weight: 3.4 lbs (1.5 kg)
  • What Fits: 2 DSLRs, 6-7 lenses, 16” laptop, tripod
  • Color: Khaki, Gray, Green, Black

2. Lowepro Inverse 200 AW Camera Beltpack

The Lowepro Inverse 200 AW Camera Beltpack is a super comfortable, portable camera bag option.

It was designed to be as comfortable as possible while remaining functional. There is a ton of padding around the main pack and at the hip junctions so that it doesn’t strain a photographer’s body. It has compartments for a DSLR, six lenses, and accessories.

Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Lowepro Inverse 200 AW Camera Beltpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $104.95
  • External size: 12.9 x 8.6 x 8.8 inches
  • Weight: 2.12 lbs (0.96 kg)
  • What Fits: DSLR, 4 lenses, accessories
  • Color: Black

3. Manfrotto Noreg Messenger 30


Customizable and affordable, this is a versatile messenger camera bag. 

The bag is as easy on your wallet as it is for your beloved photographer to use. It can be used as a regular messenger bag, or the padded camera insert can also be removed to give an additional smaller photography bag. On top of that, there is a zipper allowing for camera access without unclipping the lid again.

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Manfrotto Noreg Messenger 30 Quick Specs

  • Price: $99.88
  • External size: 15.7 x 10.6 x 6.7 inches
  • Weight: 3.1 lbs (1.4kg)
  • What Fits: 15in laptop, tripod, DSLR, 2-3 lenses, accessories
  • Color: Grey Camo

4. WANDRD Hexad Carryall Travel Duffel Bag

This duffel bag is one of the best camera bags for a travelling photographer who needs a lot of storage space.

It has removable backpack straps, making it incredibly versatile for travel. It’s also a great pick for storage space, as it has an expandable side compartment, padded laptop sleeve, and 3 large interior compartments

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

WANDRD Hexad Carryall Travel Duffel Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $224.00
  • External size: 24 x 17.5 x 4.5 inches
  • Weight: 4.6 pounds (2.1 kg)
  • What Fits: 16in laptop, tablet, full-frame DSLR, 3-4 lenses, accessories
  • Color: Black

5. Manfrotto Pro Light Reloader Switch-55

The Manfrotto Pro Light Reloader Switch-55 is a well made, non-intrusive camera roller bag option. 

The exterior is made from a scratch resistant fabric. The structuring is very light for a roller bag, but still well constructed and made to last. The interior features thick padding between the larger compartment and smaller lens compartments. The exterior design disguises the fact it’s a camera bag. Shoulder straps and a side handle allow for versatility in carrying. 

However, this bag is definitely on the pricey side for a gift, so keep that in mind. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆  

Manfrotto Pro Light Reloader Switch-55 Quick Specs

  • Price: $429.99
  • External size: 13.98 x 9.06 x 21.65 inches
  • Weight: 8.8 lbs (4 kg)
  • What Fits: 2 DSLRs, 3-4 lenses, 17” laptop, tablet, accessories
  • Color: Black

6. AmazonBasics Holster Camera Case for DSLR Cameras

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This budget-friendly toploader option will give your photography pal plenty of room for all of their accessories. There are 3 exterior zipper pockets, and 2 dedicated slots in the front pocket. It's also durable, with dual adjustable Velcro straps for  impact protection and a waterproof wrap-around base.


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

AmazonBasics Holster Camera Case for DSLR Cameras Quick Specs

  • Price: $26.94
  • External size: 6.9 x 6.3 x 9.0 inches
  • Weight: 0.88 lbs
  • What Fits: small DSLR, SLR, accessories
  • Color: Black

7. PRVKE Travel and DSLR Camera Backpack with Laptop Sleeve

While it’s on the pricey side, this camera bag would make for a great gift. The PRVKE Travel Camera Backpack is a uniquely styled, sleek roll top camera backpack option. Overall, it’s all about access. The backpack comes with side access, rear traditional access, and an expandable roll top. The interior equipment storage also is totally customizable. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

PRVKE Travel and DSLR Camera Backpack Quick Specs

  • Price: $274
  • External size: 21L
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: DSLR, 3-4 lenses, 15” laptop, accessories
  • Color: Black, Aegean Blue, Wasatch Green

8. Camera Waterproof Housing Bag

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Perfect for taking your SLR or DSLR out on a rainy day, or underwater with you, this Camera Waterproof Housing Bag is affordable and useful. You can use it to dive or swim with your camera because it's completely sealed. It also protects your camera from other things like scratches, dirt, and water.

Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Camera Waterproof Housing Bag Quick Specs

  • Price: $46.18
  • External size: 7.87 x 3.94 x 1.97 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: SLR, some DSLRs
  • Color: Black

9. Leather Camera Case

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The perfect way to protect your camera while still having easy access and keeping things as lightweight as possible. And don’t worry, if this particular one doesn’t fit your dearly-beloved photographer’s camera, there are several other sizes out there!

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★☆☆ 

Leather Camera Case Quick Specs

  • Price: $29.99
  • External size: 5.51 x 4.72 x 3.54 inches
  • Weight: 1.58 ounces
  • What Fits: Sony a6300
  • Color: Black, Brown, Coffee

10. Think Tank Battery Holder

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No one likes loose batteries clanging around their camera bag, especially if you have different kings. Fortunately, this simple gift makes it easy to store and organize those batteries. 


Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Think Tank Battery Holder Quick Specs

  • Price: $10.75
  • External size: 17.72 x 21.65 x 29.53 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: 2 standard DSLR batteries
  • Color: Black

11. Business Card Holder

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Having an air of professionalism is always a plus for aspiring photographers. With this gift, the photographer in your life will be able to take their business cards with them wherever they go. You never know when they might come in handy! Overall, this is one of the best cheap gifts for photographers.

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Business Card Holder Quick Specs

  • Price: $4.99
  • External size: 3.7 x 2.3 x 0.65 inches
  • Weight: 1.92 ounces
  • What Fits: Business cards
  • Color: Black, Coffee, Grey, Purple, Red, Rose Red

12. The PhotoStick Photo Backup Flash Drive

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You and I both know that photographers keep a TON of photos. They're photographers after all!

Knowing that, it's easy to see why they could use extra storage space, and the ability to back up their photos. With this flash drive, doing so it quick and easy. All they have to do is plug the PhotoStick into a USB port, scan the computer’s hard drive (or external hard drive), and then find and backup all their photos. That makes this one of the best photo gift ideas. 

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

The PhotoStick Photo Backup Flash Drive Quick Specs

  • Price: $34.99 - $74.99
  • External size: n/a
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: 8 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB
  • Color: Yellow, White, Black

13. SanDisk Memory Cards

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You can’t go wrong with memory cards. We will always need more, making it one of the best gifts for photographers. And, they’re incredibly affordable. 

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

SanDisk Memory Cards Quick Specs

  • Price: $6.95 - $8.75
  • External size: 10 x 14 x 4.9 in
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: 16 GB, 32 GB, or 64 GB
  • Color: n/a

14. Memory Card Carrying Case

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What better way to store all those new memory cards than with an effective memory card case. Again, this is a simple and affordable gift that every photographer can make use of!

Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Memory Card Carrying Case Quick Specs

  • Price: $6.99
  • External size: 4 x 1 x 2 inches
  • Weight: 50 grams
  • What Fits: 22 memory cards
  • Color: Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Purple

15. External Hard Drive

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Similarly to a flash drive, any photographer can use an external hard drive. Talk about photo storage, you can even get one with 5 TB of space!

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

External Hard Drive Quick Specs

  • Price: $99.99 - $199.99
  • External size: 4.51 x 3.07 x 0.81 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB or 5 TB
  • Color: Black, Blue, Red, Silver

16. Sunny 16 Tech Pouch


This small bag has a surprisingly big capacity, on top of being made from a heavy-duty, durable and waterproof fabric. It also has a cable passthrough that allows you to charge all your devices. Overall, this pouch serves as fantastic storage space for any photographer. 

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★★ 

Sunny 16 Tech Pouch Quick Specs

  • Price: $59
  • External size: 9.5 x 4.7 x 6.3 inches
  • Weight: 1 lbs (1.5 kg)
  • What Fits: 8 " iPad Mini, Batteries, memory cards, chargers, harddrives, cables
  • Color: Black

Travel Tools

17. Sunny 16 Portable Power Bank

This high-capacity portable charger is a great gift for any photographer who likes to travel or do long photoshoots. It has 2 USB ports in combination with a 5V / 2.1A and 5V / 1A that provide quality power output.

On top of that, it’s made from a high quality A + polymer lithium battery to prevent excessive power, overheating and overcharging. That makes it one of the best gifts for photographers. 

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★★ 

Sunny 16 Portable Power Bank Quick Specs

  • Price: $54.99
  • External size: 10 x 14 x 4.9 in
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: can charge batteries, tablets, phones
  • Color: Black

18. Solar Charger

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This gift is a great option for any photographer that loves to travel to remote places. After all, while there’s beautiful landscapes out there to discover, you’re out of luck if you run out of battery. Instead, you can get photography pal this solar charger so they can charge their phone, laptop and more wherever they go. 

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Solar Charger Quick Specs

  • Price: $51.80
  • External size: 33.1 x 0.2 x 11.1 inches
  • Weight: 1.34 lbs (0.61 kg)
  • What Fits: can charge phones, tablets, laptops
  • Color: Black

19. Photography Table Top Light Box

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This quick and easy portable light box kit is a great gift for any photographer. It comes with an 83.5" Micro USB Port Power Cable, 4 different colored photo box backdrops, a tripod and more. You can also easily carry the device with the top loop handles. 

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photography Table Top Light Box Studio Quick Specs

  • Price: $28.89
  • External size: 17.4 x 14.41 x 2.4 inches
  • Weight: 3.23 lbs (1.46 kg)
  • What Fits: Objects up to 16 x 14 inches
  • Color: White, Black, Grey, Blue

20. Splat 3N1 Flexible Tripod

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Tripods can be expensive, but this tripod option is a highly fun and affordable gift option. And, the best part about this particular tripod is that you can stick it almost anywhere. On the wall, on the ceiling, on a tree branch, it’s a great way to get interesting photography angles!

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Splat 3N1 Flexible Tripod Quick Specs

  • Price: $24.99
  • External size: 5.12 x 1.97 x 7.09 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: phones, small cameras
  • Color: Blue

21. Benro GoPlus Travel FGP18A

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This quality 180 Degree tripod allows for easy vertical, horizontal and inverted positioning. It also has a quick leg lock system that provides improved stability. Also, the foldable travel design allows you to compact it for travel.

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Benro GoPlus Travel FGP18A Quick Specs

  • Price: $151.95
  • External size: 18.11 x 46 x 1 inches
  • Weight: 3.51 lbs (1.59 kg)
  • What Fits: SLRs, DSLRs
  • Color: Black

22. Sunny 16 Lens Filter Case 

This lens filter case is a great and affordable gift for any photographer. It’s water-resistant, portable, and easily mountable on a tripod, backpack or belt. It also provides rapid access and complete protection for 5 filters, as the interior is soft-lined to prevent scratches. That makes it one of the best gifts for photographers.

Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★★

Sunny 16 Lens Filter Case Quick Specs

  • Price: $39
  • External size: 5.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 inches
  • Weight: 2.8 oz (0.07 kg)
  • What Fits: DSLR, 5 lens filters, accessories
  • Color: Black

23. Portable Reflectors 5-in-1

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This 5-1 reflector is a great option for any photographers who like to shoot outdoors. It gives you the option of gold, silver, white, black and translucent. For convince, it also comes with a 10-inch durable zippered carrying pouch.

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Portable Reflectors 5-in-1 Quick Specs

  • Price: $21.55
  • External size: 9 x 8.9 x 2.6 inches
  • Weight: 8 ounces
  • What Fits: n/a
  • Color: Translucent, Silver, Gold, White, Black

24. Photographer’s Memo Book

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This simple and easy photographer’s gift might be the perfect thing your friend or family member didn’t even think of. With it, they'll be able to record important notes while they're shooting, for reference in the future.

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photographer’s Memo Book Quick Specs

  • Price: $9.99
  • External size: 5.5 x 3.75 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: n/a
  • Color: Tan

25. Vallerret Markhof Pro Photography Gloves

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Gloves might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about photography, but that doesn't mean they're not important. Especially for photographers who like to capture cold environments, these gloves are a great option.

They have a 100% merino wool interior and an additional layer of Thinsulate insulation for keeping warm. They're also a great choice for photographers because of their non-slip grip, DWR suede and twill.

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Vallerret Markhof Pro Photography Gloves Quick Specs

  • Price: $79.95
  • External size: XS - XXL
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: n/a
  • Color: Black, Grey

26. Convertible Fingerless Gloves

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If you liked the glove idea, but you’re looking for a cheaper option, check out these! These convertible fingerless gloves can help your photographer pal stay warm. They’re even decent at gripping the camera. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Convertible Fingerless Gloves Quick Specs

  • Price: $16.99
  • External size: 5 x 5 x 0.7 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: n/a
  • Color: Beige, Black, Dark Grey, Light Grey

27. Hand Camera Strap

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Ever been looking at your phone on your bed and suddenly it falls on your face? Well, photographers sometimes have issues holding their cameras as well! Luckily, this gift is the perfect tool for holding your camera up safely and securely. 


Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Hand Camera Strap Quick Specs

  • Price: $44.95
  • External size: 6.11 x 1.51 x 2.41 inches
  • Weight: 3.17 ounces
  • What Fits: most cameras
  • Color: Black

28. F-Stop Photographer Analog Water Resistant Watch

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This fun little photography cheat tool makes a great present for any novice or expert. The watch tells the time of day, but in the form of which aperture setting to use. Isn’t that neat?


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

F-Stop Photographer Analog Water Resistant Watch Quick Specs

  • Price: $39.95
  • External size: n/a
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: n/a
  • Color: Black

29. Sunny 16 Cable Lock 

Everyone knows quality photography equipment can be worth a small fortune. With that in mind, there’s nothing wrong with gifting someone a bit of security. 

This TSA-approved cable lock is perfect for adding just that to luggage or a camera backpack. It’s thin enough to thread through all standard sized zippers and hard case lock holes, but strong enough to protect your belongings. 

Build: ★★★★★

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★★ 

Sunny 16 Cable Lock Quick Specs

  • Price: $25
  • External size: 2.95 x 1.1 x 0.47 inches
  • Weight: 3.98 ounces
  • What Fits: camera bags, duffel bags, other luggage
  • Color: Black


Cameras

30. Canon EOS Rebel T100

Just because someone loves photography doesn’t necessarily mean that they have a fancy DSLR camera. However, if the photographer you know wants to get started with one, the Canon EOS Rebel T100 is a great option for beginners. It’s affordable, basic, and gets the job done. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Canon EOS Rebel T100 Quick Specs

  • Price: $329.00
  • External size: 5.08 x 7.33 x 3.04 Inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • Color: Black

31. Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Camera

What photographer doesn’t love the style of old-school instant film photography? Well, this affordable camera creates high quality instant film images that any photographer can enjoy. It even comes with a 1-touch Selfie Mode. 

What more can you ask for? It’s cute, and one of the best gifts for photographers. 

Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Camera Quick Specs

  • Price: $68.45
  • External size: 2.6 x 4.2 x 4.8 inches
  • Weight: 0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
  • Color: Blush Pink, Charcoal Grey, Ice White, Lilac Purple, Sky Blue

32. Hyleton Digital Camera for Kids

Not all photographers are adults. If you have a child in your life that loves photography, a small digital camera for kids might just be the perfect gift! They’re inexpensive, and can get passions flowing for kids between 3-10. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★☆☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★☆☆ 

Hyleton Digital Camera for Kids Quick Specs

  • Price: $23.99
  • External size: 2.76 x 0.79 x 1.97 inches
  • Weight: 3.98 ounces
  • Color: Blue, Pink

33. Old Vintage Camera

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From polaroids to pinhole cameras, there’s a whole world of vintage cameras out there. You just have to look. Many of these cameras are surprisingly affordable, and might just make your photography pal geek out in front of you. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: n/a

Ease of Use: n/a

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★☆☆ 

Old Vintage Camera Quick Specs

  • Price: varies (between $50-$300)
  • External size: varies
  • Weight: varies
  • Color: varies


Scene Enhancers

34. Photo Backdrops

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Inexpensive and effective, photo backdrops are a great way to give your photography pal something useful. Backdrops provide the possibility for the photographer's subject to be in whatever scene they choose.


Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photo Backdrops Quick Specs

  • Price: $11.99
  • External size: 34 x 22 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • Color: varies

35. Green Screen

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If you’re looking for a backdrop that can change at a whim, look no further than a green screen. While this gift may be more expensive than your typical backdrop, it’s still highly affordable and useful. It’s also huge!


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Green Screen Quick Specs

  • Price: $39.99
  • External size: 9 x 15 feet
  • Weight: n/a
  • Color: Green

36. Crystal Ball

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Glass Ball Technique

While a crystal ball might seem like a weird photography gift at first, it can actually help photographers create stunning images. This is because a lot of the magic you see in photography comes from optical illusions. And, crystal balls are fantastic, 180-degree mirror images.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Crystal Ball Quick Specs

  • Price: $44.97
  • External size: 2.36 x 2.36 x 2.36 inches
  • Weight: 1.43 lbs (0.65 kg)
  • Color: Clear

37. White Transparent Umbrella Studio Reflector

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Studio Light Umbrella

This easily portable photography tool allows you to diffuse light evenly. It’s especially useful for eliminating glares and harsh highlights. It’s also a very affable gift option. 


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

White Transparent Umbrella Studio Reflector Quick Specs

  • Price: $14.90 - $15.90
  • External size: 2.3 x 2 x 24.3 inches
  • Weight: 7.2 ounces
  • Color: White, Black

38. Photography Prism

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Light Prism

Another simple, yet effective photography tool, this prism makes for a great gift. With it, you can create light leaks, rainbow reflections, and image refractions. 


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photography Prism Quick Specs

  • Price: $14.95
  • External size: 7.1 x 3.2 x 2.3 inches
  • Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Color: Clear

39. Photography Studio Lighting Kit

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Studio Lights

This kit makes for a great gift, as it lets your photographer set up professional lighting for their work. The kit includes reflector umbrellas, CFL continuous photo bulbs, light stands, and a carrying case.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photography Studio Lighting Kit Quick Specs

  • Price: $57.99
  • External size: 29.9 x 7.9 x 7.9 inches
  • Weight: 11 pounds (5 kg)
  • Color: White, Black


Camera/Phone Add-Ons

40. Peak Design Leash Camera Strap

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Peak Design Camera Strap

What photographer doesn’t love a quality camera strap? Well, this strap by Peak Design is just that. It has universal compatibility with camera types, and carries over 200 lbs (90kg). It’s dual aluminum/Hypalon quick-adjusters also make it easy to get just the right fit. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Peak Design Leash Camera Strap Quick Specs

  • Price: $39.95
  • External size: 7.3 x 2.6 x 1.7 inches
  • Weight: 3.03 ounces
  • What Fits: all cameras
  • Color: Grey

41. Panoramic 360°/ 120-Minute Time Lapse Tripod Head for Cameras

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Movo Mount

This panoramic 360° tripod for DSLR cameras is a great gift for photographers. It allows for amazing time-lapse videos or photos. And, it's highly compatible, as you can pair it with any smartphone, GoPro cam, or camera. Overall, the tripod will rotate 360° during a 120min.


Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Panoramic 360°/ 120-Minute Time Lapse Tripod Head for Cameras Quick Specs

  • Price: $12.75
  • External size: 3.46 x 3.39 x 2.91 inches
  • Weight: 7 ounces
  • What Fits: cameras up to 4 lbs
  • Color: Black

42. Phone Camera Lens Kit

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Phone Camera Lens Adapter

With modern technology, there are plenty of aspiring photographers who just want to use their phone. If you know someone like that, this 9-in-1 lens kit will let them turn their phone into the ultimate photography device. The lenses include: Zoom Telephoto Lens, 198° Fisheye, 0.35X Super Wide-Angle, 20X Macro Lens, 0.63X Wide Lens, CPL, Kaleidoscope Lens, Starburst.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Phone Camera Lens Kit Quick Specs

  • Price: $25.19
  • External size: 4.7 x 3.3 x 1.6 inches
  • Weight: 4.3 ounces
  • What Fits: iPhone
  • Color: n/a

43. PopSockets Grip

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Popsocket Pin

Another great tool for phone photographers, pop sockets allow you to hold your phone steady while taking a shot. As an added bonus, it’s a great way to keep your phone from falling on your face at night too!


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

PopSockets Grip Quick Specs

  • Price: $10 - $15
  • External size: 1.6 x 0.5 x 0.3 inches
  • Weight: 0.48 ounces
  • What Fits: iPhone, Android, etc.
  • Color: varies

44. Smartphone Shutter Remote

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Zodiac

We’ve all had that moment on a vacation where we needed to ask a stranger to help take a picture of our family. Well, with this smartphone photography tool, you might never have to do that again! All you have to do is connect it to a phone, and then you can operate the camera from a distance with the click of a button. 


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Smartphone Shutter Remote Quick Specs

  • Price: $19.99
  • External size: 1.97 x 0.98 x 0.31 inches
  • Weight: 1.02 ounces
  • What Fits: Cellphones, iPads, iPads, Tablets
  • Color: Black

45. Waterproof Case for Smartphones

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Waterproof Phone Case

While water and rain can help create some amazing photography shots, there’s no reason to put your phone at risk for the sake of one. Instead, gift your photography friend this quality waterproof phone case.


Style: ★★★☆☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Waterproof Case for Smartphones Quick Specs

  • Price: $5.99
  • External size: 10.23 x 0.9 x 6.3 inches
  • Weight: 3.19 ounces
  • What Fits: Google Pixel, IPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6, 6s
  • Color: Clear

46. Lightning to SD Card Camera Adapter

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - USB Memory Drive

No one likes convoluted ways of transferring your phone photos to your SD card that just end up making them blurry. Instead, gift this adapter to your photographer so they can transfer photos from their camera’s SD card straight to their iPhone.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Lightning to SD Card Camera Adapter Quick Specs

  • Price: $12.99
  • External size: 3.9 x 2.72 x 0.63 inches
  • Weight: 1.31 ounces
  • What Fits: phone, laptop, SD cards
  • Color: Grey

47. Altura Photo Professional HD Wide Angle Lens

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Macro Wide Angle Lens Phone

Before you look into photography lenses and have a heart attack over the prices, check out this highly affordable lens option. This wide angle lens is compatible with several different cameras, and is a great gift idea for photographers. 


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Altura Photo Professional HD Wide Angle Lens Quick Specs

  • Price: $39.99
  • External size: 3.9 x 3.8 x 3.8 inches
  • Weight: 11.2 ounces
  • What Fits: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji
  • Color: Black

48. Professional White Balance Lens Filter

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Lens Filter

Color plays a huge role in photography, and it's frustrating when you just can't get the color you want. With that in mind. This is a great gift for photographers, because it helps them achieve balanced color in photos. Not to mention the plus of eliminating post-production color correction.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Professional White Balance Lens Filter Quick Specs

  • Price: $49.95
  • External size: 3.25 x 3.25 x 0.6 inches
  • Weight: 1.6 ounces
  • What Fits: 77 - 82 mm cameras
  • Color: n/a

49. Professional DF-400 Speedlite Camera Flash

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Flash Speedlight

Not many photographers can drag a giant spotlight with them. However, this pocket spotlight is not only easy to travel with, but also allows them to control the light. It can be adjusted in multiple ways, from full, medium, or low strength, to warmer or colder light.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Professional DF-400 Speedlite Camera Flash Quick Specs

  • Price: $35.99
  • External size: 8 x 3.2 x 3 inches
  • Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • What Fits: n/a
  • Color: n/a

50. Sandbag Weights

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Filmmaking Sandbags

Every outdoor photographer knows how much of a pain it is to shoot on a windy day. Luckily, with these sandbag weights, they can keep their shot steady by applying them to tripods and light stands. The sandbags will prevent them from tipping over or blowing away.


Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Sandbag Weights Quick Specs

  • Price: $11.99
  • External size: 12.36 x 8.98 x 1.85 inches
  • Weight: 12.3 ounces
  • What Fits: tripods, light stands
  • Color: Black

51. Peak Design Capture Clip

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Peak Design Capture Clip

This gift is a wildlife photographer's best friend. It attaches to camera bag straps or a belt to hold the camera securely in place. From there, the photographer has easy access for shooting. It even holds over 200 lbs!


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Peak Design Capture Clip Quick Specs

  • Price: $69.95
  • External size: 3.3 x 1.6 x 0.79 inches
  • Weight: 3 ounces
  • What Fits: most cameras
  • Color: Black, Silver

52. Drone

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Force Mini Drone

Having a drone is the dream of many photographers. They help photographers create amazing aerial photos by giving them a birds eye view. Luckily, this Wi-Fi powered drone is affordable and won't break the bank.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Drone with Camera Quick Specs

  • Price: $109.99
  • External size: 10.2 x 9.21 x 4.41 inches
  • Weight: 1.55 lbs (0.70 kg)
  • Color: Black and Blue


Cleaning Supplies

53. Lenspen Elitepro Cleaning Kit for DSLR Camera

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Camera Viewfinder Cleaner

Cameras can get dirty, especially when shooting outdoors. Luckily, this unique camera cleaning kit is the perfect gift for any outdoor photographer, as it will help them keep their camera clean.


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Lenspen Elitepro Cleaning Kit for DSLR Camera Quick Specs

  • Price: $27.99
  • External size: 7.95 x 5.08 x 1.26 inches
  • Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • What Fits: there are 3 different sized tools for different parts of the camera
  • Color: n/a

54. Sunny 16 Microfiber Lens Cloths

Made by Sunny 16, this premium microfiber cloth is designed to clean your camera accessories safely and effectively. It’s textured, soft and durable, making it great for outdoor photographers because it excels at removing any dust, dirt, oil smudges and more. 

Considering the price, it’s also amazing how reusable it is. You can easily machine wash the cloth to get it clean over and over again. Simple or not, this is one of the best gifts for photographers. 


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★★ 

Sunny 16 Microfiber Lens Cloths Quick Specs

  • Price: $9.99
  • External size: 6.75 x 6.75 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • Color: Yellow


For Photos

55. White Magnetic Photo Rope

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Collage

While you could always buy a photo frame, there's something fun and unique about this magnetic rope. It can really make a dorm or apartment pop! The magnets are also surprisingly strong and won't drop any photos overtime. Easily, this is one of the best photo gift ideas. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

White Magnetic Photo Rope Quick Specs

  • Price: $13.99
  • External size: 17.6 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Weight: 10.7 ounces
  • What Fits: most sized photos, though you may have to double up for big photos
  • Color: Silver

56. Photography Scrapbook

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Album

You wouldn't be surprised how much photographers tend to like scrapbooks. After all, they want to cherish their work and the memories they've made. With that in mind, this lovely scrapbook is a great and affordable gift for the photographer in your life.


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photography Scrapbook Quick Specs

  • Price: $12.99
  • External size: 1.5 x 12.13 x 14.63 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: 100 pages (50 sheets)
  • Color: Navy Blue, White

57. Picture Frames

Picture frames don’t have to be boring. Like this one, it’s an elegant, affordable and stylish photographer’s gift. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Picture Frames Quick Specs

  • Price: $8.99 - $13.99
  • External size: 4 x 6 - 8 x 10 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: one photo
  • Color: Blue and Gold

58. Camera Paper Clips

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Photo Clips

Not only are these super cute, appropriately themed and affordable, but they’re also practical. After all, photographers can use these to organize pictures or important notes. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Camera Paper Clips Quick Specs

  • Price: $4.39
  • External size: small
  • Weight:n/a
  • What Fits: papers, photos, etc.
  • Color: Blue

59. Fujifilm Instant Photo Printer

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Instax Printer

Well paired with Fujifilm's Instax Mini Instant Film Camera, this gift can be a home run for anyone who already owns that camera. This portable photo printer can be used anywhere, as long as you have a smartphone or tablet. The printing is also super fast, at just 13 seconds per photo!


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Fujifilm Instant Photo Printer Quick Specs

  • Price: $108.95
  • External size: 6.1 x 6.1 x 3.7 inches
  • Weight: 1.2 lbs (0.54 kg)
  • Color: White, Black

60. Adobe Photoshop

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Photoshop

While a lot of professional photographers already have photoshop, there are plenty of beginners who would kill for it. Overall, it’s a great gift, as it gives your photographer friend or family member unlimited creativity when editing their photos.


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Adobe Photoshop Quick Specs

  • Price: $9.99/mo
  • What Fits: 20 GB

61. Luminar 4 Image Editor

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Luminar

Similarly to Photoshop, Luminar 4 is a great photo editing software by Skylum software. It's good for pros and amateurs alike, with plenty of easy to use features. For instance, it comes with a photo organizer, filters powered by AI, and many great presets.


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★☆☆☆

Value: ★☆☆☆☆

Overall: ☆☆☆☆☆ 

Luminar 4 Image Editor Quick Specs

  • Price: $89- $257

62. Wireless Photo Printer

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Canon Printer

It can be a real hassle for photographers to have to go to the print shop every time they want to print photos. Fortunately, this gift would allow them to print whatever photos they want, whenever they want. This particular printer prints out 4×6 copies. 


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Wireless Photo Printer Quick Specs

  • Price: $129.99
  • External size: 2.5 x 7.1 x 5.4  inches
  • Weight: 1.9 lbs (0.86 kg)
  • What Fits: 2.1"x2.1" square to 4"x6" photos
  • Color: White

63. VANKYO WiFi Digital Picture Frame

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Photo Album Frame

It's hard to choose which photographs and memories to frame over all the others. But, with this gift, photographers can show off their work and display several of their favorite memories. The slideshow can also easily be updated through a USB drive.


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

VANKYO WiFi Digital Picture Frame Quick Specs

  • Price: $106.24
  • External size: 10.39 x 7.24 x 0.95 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: 1280 x 800
  • Color: Brown

64. Polaroid Mobile Printer

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Polaroid Printer

Another photo printing device, this one is unique in the way that it's an easy and portable way to print photos from your phone. Great for any smartphone photographer, it’s compatible with iOS and Android devices. That makes this gift one of the best photo gift ideas!


Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Polaroid Mobile Printer Quick Specs

  • Price: $206
  • External size: 0.87 x 2.91 x 4.72 inches
  • Weight: 6.6 ounces
  • What Fits: 2x3ʺ sticky peel-back paper prints
  • Color: White

65. Tintype Parlor Kit

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Tintype Parlor Kit

If you've got a history buff photographer, consider this cool, vintage photography gift. History wise, tintype was actually one of the first photo developing processes invented in the 1850s. This tintype set is fun, and easy to use! 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Tintype Parlor Kit Quick Specs

  • Price: $38.95
  • What Fits: eight 4x5” black anodized aluminum plates, 1 oz. Rockland Liquid Light emulsion, 8 oz. of liquid developer, powder fixer and complete instructions
  • Color: n/a

Just for Fun

66. GoPro Dog Harness

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Gopro Mount Dog

What could be more fun than a GoPro? Well, a GoPro on a dog maybe!

This fun harness allows photographers and filmmakers to suit up their dog with a camera. It's a great way to get perspective shots from your furry friend.


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★☆☆

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

GoPro Dog Harness Quick Specs

  • Price: $124.85
  • External size: 3.5 x 7.1 x 8.2 inches
  • Weight: 10.2 ounces
  • What Fits: dogs from 15 to 120 pounds (7 to 54 kilograms)
  • Color: Black

67. Camera Patent Posters

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Camera Manual

Another great gift for photographers who are into history, these posters are simple, yet stylish. They’re also easily framed and can serve as amazing house decor. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Camera Patent Posters Quick Specs

  • Price: $11.99
  • External size: 8 x 10 inches
  • Weight: n/a
  • What Fits: 8 x 10 frames
  • Color: Oldschool Paper

68. Photography Magazine Subscription

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Digital Photography Magazine

Even if some people think magazines are outdated, you can’t beat the feeling of looking at printed photos. With that in mind, this gift is great for all sorts of photographers. 


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photography Magazine Subscription Quick Specs

  • Price: $10 - $20/mo
  • External size: varies

69. Camera Face Masks

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Photography Mask

Enjoying outdoor photography during a pandemic is easy using cute and stylish camera face masks. While it’s a simple gift, it's relevant, useful, and effective!


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Camera Face Masks Quick Specs

  • Price: $5 - $15
  • External size: varies
  • Color: varies

70. Camera Socks

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Photography Socks

You can get much more fun than themed camera socks! Simple and affordable, this gift is guaranteed to make the photographer in your life smile. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Camera Socks Quick Specs

  • Price: $8 - $20 
  • Color: varies

71. Lens Cap Holder

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Lens Cap Holder

This fun gift is a great way to add character to any camera! It’s even useful too. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Fun Lens Cap Holder Quick Specs

  • Price: $15 - $25
  • What Fits: lens caps
  • Color: varies

72. Photography Books

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Digital Photography Book

Books are a great choice for a gift because they’re long lasting and can fit your photographer’s needs personally. You can also find plenty of inexpensive options.


Style: ★★★★☆

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★★

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Photography Books Quick Specs

  • Price: $15 - $40
  • External size: varies

73. Camera Jewelry

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Photography Jewelry

From necklaces to earrings, camera themed jewelry is a great gift for any stylish photographer. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★★☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Camera Jewelry Quick Specs

  • Price: $10 - $25
  • External size: varies
  • Color: varies

74. Vintage Camera Bookends

If you’re thinking about getting your photographer some books, or if they already have a bunch, consider this creative gift. This set of Vintage Camera Bookends is super cute and useful. Overall, it’s one of the best creative photo gift ideas.


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★★☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Vintage Camera Bookends Quick Specs

  • Price: $34.99
  • External size: 8.25 x 5.5 x 6 inches
  • Weight: 3.67 lbs (1.66 kg)
  • Color: Grey Black

75. Camera Pins

Best Photo Gifts for Photographers - Ideas Photographer Lovers - Photography Pin

Considering the fact that most photographers need a quality camera backpack, pins can be a great way to decorate it! It’s such a simple and easy gift, but still incredibly fun. 


Style: ★★★★★

Build: ★★★☆☆

Ease of Use: ★★★★★

Value: ★★★☆☆

Overall: ★★★★☆ 

Camera Pins Quick Specs

  • Price: $10.36
  • External size: 25mm
  • What Fits: camera bags, jeans, etc.
  • Color: Black, Silver

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Relieved? 

Fortunately getting your photographer friend or relative a creative photography gift won't be as hard as you thought it'd be. Let us know in the comments what you plan on getting your lucky recipient. 

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