A Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveling Photographer

This gift guide for photographers will help you shop for that special person in your life who can’t seem to keep their finger off the trigger!

2 1. WhiBal White Balance Card

If you know anything about photography no one needs to explain to you the importance of white balance. This handy dandy white balance card by WhiBal is so small that it actually fits in the pocket of a shirt for convenience. Miscalculated color-balance be gone!

Shop: WhiBal White Balance Card ($19.95)   

 2. OtterBox Resurgence Case

There’s nothing worse for a photographer than finding the perfect composition and not being able to capture the moment due to a low battery. This amazing case is here to save the day! This handy dandy OtterBox invention will help keep your photographers phone surging with two times the battery capacity for those cant-miss captures.

Shop: OtterBox Resurgence Case ($34.99)   

3. The Original Handle+ for GoPro

This is the perfect gift for GoPro HERO® camera lovers. Featuring a rubber grip for comfort and a wi-fi thumb strap for convenience, this handheld stabilizer guarantees to remove all shake from your friends GoPro videos. Prepare to be wow’d.

Shop: The Original Handle+ for GoPro ($19.99 – $39.99)  

4. My Passport Ultra Portable External Hard Drive

Most photographers can be quite adventurous. This also means they’re bound to need a durable hard drive that can survive long hikes, unpredictable weather, airplane turbulence and anything else that might present itself in the name of getting the perfect shot.

This portable hard rive will not only ensure that all your photo-lovers memories are kept safely intact, it will also last through all the bumps and bruises.

Shop: My Passport Ultra Portable External Hard Drive ($49.99)  

5. Gorillapod Focus Camera Tripod

This flexible tripod is essential for all photographers looking to take their snaps or videography to the next level. The reason it’s considered ‘flexible’ is that its spidery legs allow photographers to balance or attach a little over 10lb of equipment on almost any surface. No more shake in that video and no more arms in those selfies!

Shop: Gorillapod Focus Camera Tripod ($84.44)

PS: You’ll need the JOBY BallHead for the Gorillapod ($49.95)

6. Iris Lens Three Lens Set

These attachable iPhone lenses come with three options for the perfect shot: wide angle, fisheye and macro. If you’re not sure what the difference is, fear not; the special photographer in your life will definitely know how to use these babies.

Shop: Iris Lens Three Lens Set ($69.99)   

7. ViDi LCD Action Camera

Action cameras serve their purpose for all kinds of photographers. From high intensity sports to underwater activities, there is always a use for these nifty cameras. The ViDi LCD Action Camera is extremely affordable for the quality. You can’t go wrong with this gift.

Shop: ViDi LCD Action Camera ($99.99)  

8. Yocam Waterproof Life Camera

This handy dandy gadget is an alternative action camera with the added benefit of versatility. It’s sleek, thin structure make it extremely portable, easy to hold and great for selfies. According to Mofily, “This tiny versatile camera is designed for life and everything that entails.” Rain or shine, rest assured that the Yocam will be there to capture memories.

Shop: Yocam Waterproof Life Camera ($199.99)  

9. Formatt Hitech Lens Travel Kit

Lenses can transform the look and feel of a photograph. Capture the moment in a way that can’t be edited in Lightroom. This incredible photography filter kit for travelers includes three different types of filters. It’s easy to pack and take on the go for photographers who hate to be in one place for too long.

Shop: Formatt Hitech Lens Travel Kit ($423.30)  

10. Phantom 3 Quadcopter Drone

Drones have blown up in the photo and video world. If you’re looking to be a little generous for this occasion, the Phantom 3 Drone is the perfect gift for photographers. There’s a lot of options out there, but this one has great reviews and is a steal for the price.

Shop: Phantom 3 Quadcopter Drone ($393.99)  


All prices reflect cost from time of publication.

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