It’s that time of year again and it can be overwhelming to find the perfect gift for someone interesting in photography. There are so many camera, lenses, and accessories on the market it’s hard to find a starting point. We have put together this gift guide to cover almost anyone interested in photography, from stocking stuffers to some big ticket items.
Ilford HP5 Disposable Camera – $9.95
They say film is making a comeback, and what better way to enjoy it then with a fun disposable camera.
Fujifilm Instax Mini Monochrome Film Pack – $10.95
This new black and white instant film from Fujifilm for their Instax Mini cameras is sure to be a hit.
[pro]master Leather Odyssey Camera Strap – Starting at $49.95
These handcrafted leather straps look and feel great. They also come in 6 different colors and two sizes.
Dromida KODO HD Drone – $59.95
Drones have become very popular and their prices can be overwhelming. A fun way to get started is with this small drone to learn the ins and outs of flying. With the added ability to record HD video of the flight. This drone is so small it can fit into the palm of a hand.
[pro]master Mobile Lens Kit – $79.95
The new [pro]master mobile lens kit is a cool way to enjoy cellphone photography. The kit has a wide angle lens, fish eye, macro, and circular polarizer lens with two clips. They attach onto any smartphone, and even if the phone is in a case. Small and lightweight, this kit can travel anywhere.
Domke F5XB Camera Bag – $89.95
We love Domke bags here at Webbcam, in fact we all have the F5XB. The perfect bag for traveling light and holding just what you need. Made from strong canvas and made in the USA.
Fujifilm Mini 70 – $99.95
This is a great gift for someone interested in photography, where they can watch the image appear on Fujifilm Instax film.
Mefoto Backpacker Air – $125
We call this one a stocking stuffer because it is such a small tripod. While it may be small when folded up, it expands up to 4.9 feet tall while holding 8lbs of gear and comes in 7 different colors.
Canon 40mm f2.8 STM – $139.95
This pancake lens is a great addition to any Canon kit. Featuring an aspherical lens element and STM smooth focusing motor, this lens packs a big punch in a small package.
Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM– $369.95 after instant saving.
Available in both Canon and Nikon mount, with APS-C sensor. This lens features optical stabilization, a great zoom range, and bright f stop of 2.8 throughout the zoom range.
Tamron SP 35mm f.18 Di VC USD – $599.95
The new SP series 35mm f1.8 Di VC USD lens from Tamron is a great prime lens to add to an existing kit of lenses. The lens is sharp wide open, very well made, features optical stabilization, and a bright f stop. Available in Nikon and Canon mounts, and now has a $30 main in rebate.
Tamron SP 150-600mm f5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 – $1399.95
Enjoy sports or wildlife photography? A long zoom range with optical stabilization allows this lens to cover just about any event or grab the perfect shot of wildlife. Available in both Canon and Nikon mounts.
Sony Cyber Shot DSC-HX80 – $369.95
This advanced compact camera is a go to for travel photography. It features a Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar lens with 30x optical zoom, 24-720mm equivalent. It also has a pop up viewfinder and built in WiFi to seamlessly transfer images from the camera to a smart phone to upload right to social media.
Nikon D3400 kit with 18-55mm lens + 70-300mm lens – $649.95 after instant savings
This Nikon D3400 kit features two great zoom lenses, both with optical stabilization, a 24MP sensor, and Nikon Snapbridge WiFi app. A great camera kit for someone to get started in photography, or upgrade from an older system.
Sony A6000 kit with 16-50mm lens and 55-210mm lens – $699 after instant savings
One of the best deals in a mirrorless camera is the super powerful Sony A6000. It has a lot of great features in a small lightweight kit. Featuring a 24mp sensor and BIONZ X image processor this camera is capable of producing large high quality images. It can also shoot up to 11 fps to capture action, sports, and wildlife shots. This kit comes with two lenses, the 16-50mm lens and 55-210mm lens which makes it a great travel camera.
Nikon D500 – $1799.95 after instant savings
Possibly the most powerful DX DSLR on the market, the Nikon D500 is the perfect gift for someone needing a new DSLR or upgrading from an older system. This camera features a 20MP sensor, EXPEED 5 image processor, 4k video, 153 AF Points and 11fps. This is a pro level camera without the pro level pricing.
Canon 5D mkIV – $3499.95
The new Canon 5D mkIV has some robust new features making it a worthy upgrade for any Canon photographer. It features a new 30MP sensor, DIGIC 6+ Processor, and 4k video. Professional build quality of the mkIV is ideal for any event photographer who needs a rugged camera built to last.
Leica Q – $4250 for black, $4499.95 for titanium finish
For the photographer that has everything, the Leica Q is the perfect addition to a collection. This is a great street shooting and travel camera. It has a full frame 24MP sensor, 28mm f1.7 Summilux lens, Maestro II image processor, and built in WiFi. Available in both black and titanium finish. The Leica name is synonymous with quality, their optics are legendary, and the Q is the pinnacle of a professional compact camera.