Budget Gifts for a Budding Photographer
It’s that time of the year again… We must admit it – we really love December. It’s the time where you start winding down and get together with all your family and friends who you have not seen for a while.
In preparation for Christmas, we are hoping to have all of our Christmas shopping done this weekend. As always, all the family members have come to an agreement that our gifts shouldn’t be more than $30. At the end of the day, it’s the thought that matters anyways.
As you may know, trying to find a present under $30 is sometimes not as easy as it sounds. We have been searching high and low for gifts that are suitable for photographers without having to break the bank.
So if you are in a similar situation, we hope that this list that we have compiled will help you find that special gift for that special someone.
Budget: Under $5
1. Flash Softbox
2. Camera LED Keyring with sound
3. Camera LED Ballpoint pen
4. ‘I love Photography’ decal sticker
5. Camera Earrings
Budget: Between $5 – $10
1. Film Canister Tissue Dispenser
2. Vintage Camera Photo Album
3. ‘Photographer Zone’ sign
4. Rubber Bracelet (24-70mm & 50mm Lens)
5. Lens Pen for Cleaning your Camera’s Lens
6. Professional Camera Lens Cleaning Kit
7. Reversing Lens Adapter
See our article on how to choose your Reversing Lens Adapter here
8. Camera Necklace
Budget: Between $10 – $20
1. Create your own Custom photo book with your photos
3. Novelty Funny Mug / Cup
4. ‘Photographer’ T-Shirt
5. Evolution of a Photographer T-Shirt
6. Camera T-Shirt
7. Easy Macro Lens (Note: New model/version coming out shortly)
8. Close Up Filter / Diopters
See our article on how to choose a close-up filter / diopters for your camera here.
9. Joby Gorrillapod – Flexible Tripod
10. 16GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card
11. Create your own custom Christmas tree ornaments with your photos
Budget: Between $20 – $30
1. Camera Money/Coin Box
2. Vista Explorer Lightweight Tripod
3. Macro Ring Flash / LED Light
4. Canon Deluxe Camera Bag
5. Capturing Couture Camera Straps
Check out their range of camera straps here.
We hope that the list that we have compiled above, has helped you to decide on a gift for that special someone. Remember that it is the thought that matters – needless to say, if you can’t find a gift under $30, you can always buy that special someone a new camera and/or macro lens! 🙂 Happy hunting and shopping!