It can be very hard to buy for photographer’s around the holidays. Most people think that when they are going to buy something photography related for a special someone that it is going to be expensive (let’s face it, cameras and lenses cost a healthy sum of money!), but you don’t have to break the bank. Photographers tend to be tech geeks too so there are a lot of options. I am splitting this year’s gift idea list into two sections – photography and tech. So take a look if there is a photographer (or techie) in your life that you need to find a gift for…
Photography Gift Ideas
The Gorillapod – $32
This has to be one of the most handy pieces of equipment in my bag. I use it to hold my camera when I go out and don’t want to bring a full size tripod (especially when I am traveling). The adjustable legs can be moved around to stand up or ‘grip’ pretty much anything (a car door, a branch, a fence, a sign post, etc, etc). I’ve also used it to hold off camera flash units when there is not anything that my regular clamps will attach to.
The Lens Pen – $5