Best Photography Gift Ideas & Accessories for the Holidays

You may be thinking you don’t need any new gear in your life, but who are you kidding? Whether it’s a new camera, gadgets, or something to level up your iPhoneography game, here’s what you need to look into this year. 

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These are some great holiday ideas you can share with family and friends too!

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CAMERAS

Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera
$429.00

Great for beginners looking to learn how to use a DSLR. This camera will allow you to capture great photos and begin to learn the basics of lighting, ISO settings, and more.

Difficulty Rating:
1.0
Camera Specs:
  • 24.1 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor with is 100–6400 (H: 12800)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC technology
  • 9-Point AF system and AI Servo AF
  • Optical Viewfinder with approx 95% viewing coverage
  • Use the EOS Utility Webcam Beta Software (Mac and Windows) to turn your compatible Canon camera into a high-quality webcam. Compatible Lenses- Canon EF Lenses (including EF-S lenses, excluding EF-M lenses)
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02/06/2023 10:13 pm GMT

Nikon D7500 20.9MP DSLR Camera
$1,396.95

This camera is a great step up for those that have been using DSLRs for a while but are looking to level up their photography game. It includes 4K video, which is great for content creation. Also, a touchscreen allows easier settings and usability.

Difficulty Rating:
3.5
Camera Specs:
  • Class leading image quality, ISO range, image processing and metering equivalent to the award winning D500
  • Large 3.2” 922K dot, tilting LCD screen with touch functionality
  • 51 point AF system with 15 cross type sensors and group area AF paired with up to 8 fps continuous shooting capability
  • 4K Ultra HD and 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound, power aperture control, auto ISO, 4K UHD Time Lapse and more
  • Focal length in 35 mm [135] format equivalent to approx; 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
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02/06/2023 10:17 pm GMT

Sony Alpha 7S III Full-frame Mirrorless Camera
$3,498.00

One of the best Full-Frame cameras on the market, Sony delivers this high-quality camera with all the bells and whistles. SteadyShot feature allows for crisp and sharp images.

Difficulty Rating:
5.0
Camera Specs:
  • 2.1MP1 Exmor R sensor, optimized for 4K, sensitivity and speed
  • New BIONZ XR processing engine delivers 8x more processing power2
  • Low noise images with ISO up to 409,6003 and 15 plus stop dynamic range4
  • Up to 4K 120p5 10-bit 4:2:2 and full pixel readout in all rec. modes
  • Up to 4K 120p5 in XAVC S (AVC), XAVC HS (HEVC) and XAVC S-I (All-I)
  • Video capture resolution: 4K UHD 2160p. Operating Temperature- 32 – 104 degrees F / 0 – 40 degrees C
  • First time ever in an Alpha camera – S-Cinetone picture profile for cinematic look tone and color in video
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02/06/2023 10:07 pm GMT

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Great for Beginners
Perfect Second Camera
Experts Only
$429.00
$1,396.95
$3,498.00
Pros:
  • Simple and Easy To Use
  • Very Cost Friendly
  • Built-in Wifi
Pros:
  • 51-point AF system
  • 4K Video
  • Touchscreen
Pros:
  • Cinematic Video Options
  • ISO up to 409,6003
  • Full Frame Lens
Cons:
  • Limited functionality
  • Crop Sensor
  • The screen doesn’t move
Cons:
  • Over 1.5 pounds
  • Only 16 Megapixels
  • Crop Sensor
Cons:
  • More Expensive
  • E-Mount Lenses
Great for Beginners
$429.00
Pros:
  • Simple and Easy To Use
  • Very Cost Friendly
  • Built-in Wifi
Cons:
  • Limited functionality
  • Crop Sensor
  • The screen doesn’t move
Perfect Second Camera
$1,396.95
Pros:
  • 51-point AF system
  • 4K Video
  • Touchscreen
Cons:
  • Over 1.5 pounds
  • Only 16 Megapixels
  • Crop Sensor
Experts Only
$3,498.00
Pros:
  • Cinematic Video Options
  • ISO up to 409,6003
  • Full Frame Lens
Cons:
  • More Expensive
  • E-Mount Lenses
02/06/2023 10:13 pm GMT

PHOTOGRAPHY ACCESSORIES

Great Starter Tripod
62" DSLR Tripod with Quick Release
Pros:
  • Lightweight for Travel
  • Ball-head can rotate 360°
  • Detachable Monopod Option
  • Multiple Angle Shooting
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Our Favorite Backpack to Hike With
Lowepro PhotoSport, Hiking Camera Backpack
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Keep Track of Your Belongings
Apple AirTag – 4 Pack
$99.00

Keep track of and find your items alongside friends and devices in the Find My app for iPhone users. This is a great option for keeping track of your camera bag while traveling.

Our founder uses these especially during traveling to keep track of bags while on the go!

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02/06/2023 11:58 pm GMT

Must-Have for All Photographers
Amazon Basics Wireless Remote Control Shutter Release
$22.10

Level up your shoots with this remote control shutter release. Paired with the tripod and new lenses, you’ll be unstoppable! This remote is available for CANON & NIKON.

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02/06/2023 11:37 pm GMT

Great Value
K&F Concept Lens Filter Kit – Available in ALL Sizes
$37.99

An affordable kit to get started with, this lens filter kit has what you need to elevate your photography skills.

Features:

  • Includes UV filter + CPL polarizer filter + netural density filter
  • All filters made by Import Japanese optical glass with 18 layers nanometer coatings.
  • Microfiber cleaning cloth with no static electricity, great for cleaning dusty in lens and camera, the filter pouch can hold 3 filters, easy for carrying.
  • Compatible with all common lense sizes.
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02/06/2023 11:32 pm GMT

Keep Track of the Small Stuff
BUBM Double Layer Electronic Accessories Organizer
$20.99

This is an excellent accessory for travel and organization. Collect all your smaller parts and even if they aren’t well organized, you can throw them in and zip it up.

Features:

  • Double-layer Nylon interior compartment
  • Well-padded semi-flexible covers offer excellent protection for your electronic accessories.
  • The lightweight and spacious design greatly carry everything you need when you are on the go.


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02/06/2023 11:42 pm GMT

Stay Charged!
Anker Portable Charger

Whether you need to charge your phone or your camera on the go, this charger can help you get going again with a fresh charge.

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LIGHTING

It’s All About The Lighting
LimoStudio, Soft Continuous Lighting Kit
$96.99 $89.90

The kit is suitable for camera shooting, studio portraits, food, animals, children’s fashion, industrial, scientific and technical commercial photography, etc. 33-inch Diameter White Umbrella Reflector: Made of Enhanced Nylon / Works well with Any Flash or Lighting Fixture.

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02/06/2023 11:47 pm GMT

Perfect Lighting for Professionals
LED Video Light Bowens Mount
$219.79

Provides 3 light modes: CCT Mode, HSI Mode, and Scene Mode. With 70W output power and [email protected] maximum illuminance, it works perfectly as a fill light or key light for videography, YouTube/TikTok video recording, filmmaking, and live streaming. Support Over the Air (OTA) firmware updates, enabling upgraded firmware to be transmitted wirelessly from your phone to the light.

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02/07/2023 12:13 am GMT

Perfect for Portraits
Photography Light Reflectors
$8.79

You will get 1 pack 2-in-1 12inch/30cm reflector panel, it’s interchangeable and double sided. Silver Reflector is soft and beautiful, very reflective and brighten both shadows and highlights, bring a more bright effect. White Reflector is more natural, make a very soft and natural effect to fill in shadows and reduce contrast.

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02/07/2023 12:07 am GMT

Must-Have for Creators
13 inch Ring Light with Floor Tripod
$49.99 $39.99

If you’re getting into the TikTok game or just practicing your lighting, this is cheap way to get started!

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02/07/2023 12:22 am GMT

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