Christmas gift ideas: Perfect gifts for photographers

Gifts for photographers

As a photographer and geek who loves to capture everything that you see, nothing can be better than getting a cool camera and a complimenting kit of lenses to explore every ounce of your shooting talent. And what better time than Christmas Eve to get yourself the most high tech shooting camera and accessories that will turn you into a sensation as everyone will want to get themselves clicked by you. Even if you are a nature lover or action sports lover; getting a good camera and the right camera accessories is determinant in the end resulting photographs on paper. We embarked on getting you some of the coolest cameras and their accessories that your friends would envy, so take a ride into the world of high-end photography with this compilation of some of the coolest cameras and camera accessories.

# Pocket Reflector

Pocket Reflector

A light reflector can be of great help even in low light or shadow prone areas, so wouldn’t it be great to have it handy at all times in your pocket? That is why we have this simple yet effective Pocket Reflector featured on our portal. As opposed to those big bulky reflectors that are used in glamour industry this reflector gives you a quick fire solution to overcome low-lighting or shadows when it comes to taking portraits.

Buy: $20

# MUVI X-Lapse

MUVI X-Lapse accessory

Shooting panoramas and breathtaking time lapse movies is one of the best application of a camera or smartphone but it requires patience to stay putt for the end-resulting photographs or videos. MUVI X-Lapse time lapse accessory for cameras and smartphones is perfect tool for amateur photographers and filmmakers as it very easily shoots sweeping time lapse movies. The accessory can be mounted onto a tripod or directly to a camera or smartphone to take multiple panoramic photos or time bound time lapse videos.

Buy: $25

# Hoocap lens cap

Hoocap lens cap

Hoocap is one product that I’m sure every photographer will love to buy as morphs from a lens hood into a lens cap and vice-versa, which by-the-way is a very useful functionality considering the need to keep stains and scratches off your priceless lens without having to open your kit again and again.

Buy: $39

# Olloclip 4-in-one lens system

Olloclip 4-in-one lens system for iPhone 5

Turn your iPhone 5/5s/4/4s into a professional camera shooting rig capable of taking macro, fisheye and portrait shots. The pocket-sized 4-in-1 lens features fisheye, wide-angle and 2 macro (10x zoom) lenses which give you the capability to shoot any kind of shot in most of the lighting conditions without a hitch. The Olloclip rig is made from aircraft grade aluminum using CNC machine and the soft plastic material makes sure that you iPhone is not damaged in any way while mounting.

Buy: $70

Olloclip 4-in-one lens system for iPhone 5

# iPhone SLR Mount

iPhone SLR Mount

If you want to expand your iPhone’s shooting capability to what a good DSLR would be comparable to, then The iPhone SLR Mount accessory is the answer as it lets you mount Canon EOS or Nikon SLR lenses to iPhone 4/4s/5/5s, expanding the manual focus and depth of filed capabilities beyond belief. Be it a Telephoto, wide angle, macro or fixed fifty lens this mount brings high-end photography capabilities right to your Apple smartphone.

Buy: $180

# Sony A3000 DSLR camera

Sony A3000 DSLR camera

Deemed as one of the cheapest DSLR camera that an amateur photographer can opt for, the Sony A3000 DSLR camera comes with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens to shoot remarkable photo printable shots. What’s impressive is its small form factor without compromising the photographing quality or video shooting capability in full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24 or 60 frames per second. The camera boast-off a 20.1 MP Exmor APS-C sensor and ISO 16000 sensitivity with advanced noise reduction.

Buy: $350

# Geonaute 360 degree action camera

Geonaute Life in 360 degree action camera

Perfect for capturing intense action sports or other activates that require a quick focusing camera, the Geonaute 360 degree action camera shoots at almost 360 degree horizontal viewing field and 150 degree vertical field. The camera features 3 wide angle lenses with each having 8MP captor for an awesome spherical field and all this weighs just 200 grams. On top of that the camera is waterproof and shockproof making it ideal for water sports activities too.

Buy: $399

# Autographer wearable camera

Autographer wearable camera

Capturing your favorite shots is now going to be much more fun as Autographer, world’s first wearable camera will change the way we were accustomed to capture time in frozen frames. Boasting off a 136 degree eye view lens having 5 in-built sensors, this custom built 5 megapixel camera is beefed up with advanced algorithms that tell you the exact catchy moment when you should click a photo. Autographer measures 37.4 x 90 x 22.9mm having a total weight of 58 grams with a battery inside that will get you through a whole day of shooting on single charge and the 8GB on-board storage.

Buy: $399

# Smartphone attachable lens-style camera

Smartphone attachable lens-style camera

Have a smartphone and want to use it as a high quality photography equipment? Just like a pro photographer? Well, then Smartphone attachable lens-style camera is the answer. This is the world’s first pro-grade lens and sensor that hooks onto your smartphone, turning it into a DSLR camera for capturing high quality pictures. The 3.6x f/1.8 Carl Zeiss zoom lens accessory is lightweight and hones a low-light performance due to its large one inch sensor. Not only pictures but the lens shoots high quality 1080/30p HD videos. The lens is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones and comes with WiFi for wireless streaming and sharing of content.

Buy: $499



Hailing from the northern region of India, Gaurav has a profound liking for everything upbeat in the cloud and vision to acquaint readers with the latest technology news. He likes to observe nature, write thought provoking quotes, travel places, drive cars and play video games when things get too boring. And his food for thought comes from ambient music scores he listens to.

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