When someone has something they're really passionate about, like photography, it makes gift buying that much easier. Whether the photographer on your list is an amateur or a pro, there's no end of new gadgets and gizmos on the market.
To make your holiday shopping easier for you, here are a few of our top gift ideas for photographers on your list.
The Skooba Design Cable Stable has a place for everything and puts everything in its place. It holds cables, cords, adapters, batteries, compact cameras and thumb drives. You'll never hear, "Honey, did you see my ... " again!
Want to really spoil the photographer on your list? How about a vacation specifically designed for the shutterbug? Check out Photo Workshop Adventures for once-in-a-lifetime experiences that combine travel and education, giving your photographer the opportunity to hone their photography skills while seeing the world. From Aragon to the Arctic, Bhutan to Barcelona, this will be an adventure and a gift your loved one will never forget.
THE CAMERA HOLSTER
So much more comfortable than carrying the camera around your neck, the Cotton Carrier Endeavour Holster gives you easy access to your camera without the neck and back strain caused by camera straps. The Holster is perfect for the traveler, hiker and outdoor enthusiast on your holiday gift list.
THE MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION
Hands down, snuggling in with a photography magazine still beats snuggling in with your iPad. Give the photographer on your gift list a subscription to their favourite photography magazine, something they'll enjoy, and be inspired by, all year long. (Not to mention that they'll think of you every time in arrives in the mail.)
For the photographer who is at the top of your "nice" list, the Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless camera. High performance with a sleek design, not to mention 4k video capabilities. Yes, please.
Turn your photographer's Instagram feed into a slideshow for all your holiday revellers to enjoy with the Projecteo Mini Projector. True to its name, the Projecteo is the size of a box of matches, making it the perfect stocking stuffer.
When it's time to work a new angle, your photographer may appreciate the Joby Gorillapod mini tripod. The flexible joints allow you to twist and turn around poles, tree trunks and anything else that gets in the way of that perfect shot.
Let's face it, unless we're hiking, most of us carry our backpacks slung over one shoulder as it is. That's why we love Tamrac's the new Jetty 7. For a more serious haul, check out the Corona 20. All your gear, well-protected, exactly where you want it.