Do you have a photographer in your life and not sure on what to get them? It doesn’t matter if they have been doing it for years or just picked it up. These gift ideas are sure to blow your photographer friend away.
We looked all over amazon to find the best gift ideas that photographers would love to have. Some are cheap. While some are a little more pricier. However, we have something that is in everyone’s price range.
From lights to filters or beginners to seasoned veterans. We tried to find it all. Below you will find all of our best gift ideas for photographers. These ideas are perfect for men, women, teens of all ages. If you are looking to put a smile on that photographers face we have the gifts for you.
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Selens Universal Flash Gels Lighting Filter SE-CG20-20 pcs Combination Kits $10.99
Most photographers have a flash but many don’t use it. Either they are not sure how to or don’t like the harsh light it gives off. Get them these gel filters that help enhance their photography and give them a little more creativity. This set includes 14 Color effects, 5 Color correction, 1 diffusion, 1 Seles gel-band attachment.
ESDDI Camera Flash Speedlite $34.87
Just in case your friend or loved one doesn’t have a flash here is a basic beginner flash for them to get started with. It is universal and works with all different camera systems like Canon, Nikon, Olympus, or Pentax. It is compatible with most DSLR cameras with a standard Hot Shoe.
Neewer 16 Channel Wireless Remote FM Flash Speedlite Radio Trigger $27.99
This remote flash trigger is perfect for those photographers that are just starting out playing around with the flash. Most photographers don’t really use the flash or understand it. Many just say they prefer natural light. I do the same but once you start understanding how to use different lighting set ups you can greatly improve your photography. This remote trigger works with standard hot shoes.
Speedlite Stand Flash Stand Bracket with Umbrella Mount Holder $14.98
Just like how a painter can never have too many brushes. A photographer can never have too many stands. With stands you need mounts and these mounts do the trick. They even come with a small opening that lets you attach an umbrella.
Photography Tripod Stand with Case $30.21
You can never have to many stands. This basic light weight Aluminum stand is perfect for anyone just starting out and wanting to try different styles of photography and work with lighting.
Umbrella Lighting Kit $48.99
Everything your photographer friend needs to get started with studio lighting. This kit comes with 2 stands, 2 White Translucent Umbrella, 2 Black Reflector Umbrella, and 2 mounts. It is the complete package they are sure to love.
Selfie Ring Light with tripod stand $49.99
Do you have a friend or family member who is trying to break out on YouTube or Tiktok? Help them improve their chances with this ring light that they can use with their cellphone. Better lighting equals better quality.
Portable Photo Studio Light Box with Lights $37.98
The great thing about this gift is it’s not just for the photographer in your life. Your mom, dad, sister, brother, cousin, or anyone else you can think of could find this useful. This little light box is great for anyone. If they are trying to sell anything that can fit in the box it can greatly improve their chances and make it look a little more professional. It comes with 6 different color backdrops to make anything POP.
Large DSLR Camera Bag $28.10
The perfect bag for the photographer that goes out with just what they need. It will hold their camera, flash, and an extra lens. It’s not fancy or flashy and is perfect for the photographer who is on the go and wants to move quick.
TARION Camera Backpack with Waterproof cover $39.99
If your photographer friend likes to carry a little more gear this is the backpack for them. Not only can it hold their camera, lens, and flash it can also hold up to a 15 inch laptop. Plus this little backpack also comes with a waterproof cover. If they are anything like me. They are probably getting caught in the rain a couple times a year.
6Pcs Colorful Smoke Bomb $14.99
Help them add some more color and fun into their photos. Just remember to be safe and smart about it since you do need to use fire to ignite them.
Dudaacvt Graffiti Photography Backdrop, 8×8 ft Colorful Brick Wall $36.60
This colorful backdrop can help enhance their portrait photography and set them apart from the rest. No need to find a marked up wall in the city. Just hang this bad boy and start shooting.
Fabric Christmas Photography Backdrop 7×5 ft $14.99
This back drop will help them get in the Christmas sprite. The perfect gift for someone trying to break into the portrait game.
Who doesn’t want a new shirt? This photography related shirts are bound to he a hit with the photographer in your life.
8.5ft x 10ft Background Support System Complete Set Up $135.99
Everything they need to get started. This is just one of many different options.
Lighting Kit 16″ x 24″ with Boom Arm Hairlight and Sandbag $127.99
Help your photographer friend get their studio set up the right way with this lighting kit. It can be used in a studio or in their home. This kit helps set up the perfect lighting for any subject.
Neewer Wall Mounting Boom Arm $85.99
Perfect for the photographer with their own space. This wall mounted boom arm can go anywhere in the room to set up that perfect lighting situation.
80″ Camera Tripod $69.99
This 80 inch tripod can hold up to 33 pounds. It has a 360 degree ball head and can be flipped upside down. This tripod is the perfect mid range tripod. Sure you can get a cheaper one or a more expensive one. But this one is in the Goldilocks zone. It’s just right.
If you, friend, or family member is looking to get into photography below are some great starting options to check out.
Sony Alpha A6100 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Zoom Lenses $1,098.00
A great starter camera if you are a fan of Sony. Just using this camera for a few days you will understand why a stand alone camera is so much better than your smartphone.
Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Digital Camera $649.00
I am a fan of Canon camera’s and this would be my go to pick for a mirrorless camera for someone. It’s not too much and it will definitely help get your foot in the door.
Fujifilm X-A7 Mirrorless Camera $699.00
Another entry level mirrorless camera.
Nikon D3500 $596.95
My first camera was a Nikon D3200. I loved that camera and I still have it. Now I let my daughter use it to learn this wonderful art.
There are so many ideas out there on the perfect gift for photographers. Just remember no photographer has ever said that they have too much gear. You can always use more. Stuff breaks. Stuff gets old. Stuff gets out of date.
No matter what I am sure any of these things will put a smile on that photographers face. I know it would put a smile on mine.