The next hol­i­day puts us in front of a dif­fi­cult ques­tion and the agony of choice: “What to give?”. Try­ing to find an orig­i­nal idea, we start sort­ing through a vari­ety of infor­ma­tion in our heads: what our friend does, how he spends his free time — and, — Hur­ray! — we under­stand: but our friend takes pic­tures! And then — again a dead end: “So what can you still give the pho­tog­ra­ph­er?…”

So that the process of find­ing a gift for a pho­tog­ra­ph­er does not turn into tor­ture, we offer you some ready-made ideas.

One of the most ver­sa­tile pho­to gifts is a bag or pho­to back­pack. Try to pick it up so that the cam­era with the lens fits exact­ly in size. As a rule, Lowe­pro back­packs have adjustable inner walls, so it will not be dif­fi­cult to place all the nec­es­sary pho­to acces­sories and some oth­er things. In addi­tion to large bags, there are small but very use­ful cas­es for acces­sories: a set of mem­o­ry cards or a lens, for exam­ple.

A tri­pod is a must for any pho­tog­ra­ph­er. Light­weight and com­pact Giot­to’s VGRN series tri­pod is the per­fect gift option: first­ly, it is ful­ly equipped with a ball head, a reli­able bag and a set of tools, sec­ond­ly, it takes up min­i­mal space when fold­ed, third­ly, medi­um and old­er mod­els are easy to turn into a mono­pod. If the pho­tog­ra­ph­er is a girl, then she will be delight­ed with a styl­ish tri­pod in pink — yes, there are those too!

Go to tri­pod selec­tion

If your friend already has a clas­sic tri­pod in his arse­nal, then Goril­la­pod with tena­cious flex­i­ble legs will nev­er be super­flu­ous. The pho­tog­ra­ph­er will appre­ci­ate its func­tion­al­i­ty the first time they shoot, when it becomes pos­si­ble to mount the cam­era or an exter­nal flash at a non-stan­dard angle on a rail­ing, a lamp­post or a tree branch in a park. And you can try it right at the New Year’s table, cap­tur­ing a col­lec­tive por­trait!

Go to Goril­la­pod tri­pod selec­tion

The Nissin flash is great for exper­i­ment­ing with light out­doors and indoors. Even if a friend-pho­tog­ra­ph­er already has a flash, the sec­ond, or even the third, will nev­er be super­flu­ous. That’s because Nissin flash­es are per­fect­ly syn­chro­nized with each oth­er and work in a group, cre­at­ing spec­tac­u­lar sur­round light­ing. Old­er mod­els can be both mas­ter and slave (Di 866 Mk II, MG 8000 Extreme), while younger mod­els (Di 622 Mk II, Di 466) can either be slave or work inde­pen­dent­ly.

Go to Nissin Flash Selec­tion

The pho­tog­ra­ph­er will appre­ci­ate your atten­tive­ness if you present an addi­tion­al hand or shoul­der strap — you will be remem­bered more than once with a kind word, using this use­ful acces­so­ry dur­ing long shoots. These belts help to min­i­mize fatigue dur­ing shoot­ing by improv­ing ergonom­ics and prop­er load dis­tri­b­u­tion.

Go to belt selec­tion

A great gift for a cre­ative per­son is the Lens­ba­by Com­pos­er Pro lens. With him, pho­tos are not just pic­tures, but real mag­ic. Images shot with this lens have a spec­tac­u­lar fly­ing blur around the main sub­ject. There are also more bud­get options for Lens­ba­by — Com­pos­er, Muse, Spark. To choose a lens, it is enough to know what kind of cam­era your friend has (Canon, Nikon or some­thing else).

As you can see now, there are a lot of gift options for a pho­tog­ra­ph­er. We are sure that our advice will help you find exact­ly what your friend will real­ly like and will not gath­er dust on his far shelf.